One thing you could almost call notorious are the colors in Wickford RI ...it's all about the pink, green, teal colored historic houses. It's better than a rainbow of color to inspire the artist, traveler as well as home buyer...it's the inspiration in the palette of home colors that can put you in awe.
See Wickford Village has been around since the 17th century and with its waterfront coastline it is one of most protected natural harbors around. Besides Newport RI, it has one of the largest number of historic 18th century homes in the Northeast. That is a huge draw to visitors, historical buffs and lovers of older homes (like me). Wickford Village is all easily accessible on foot and on a spring day you will find the village square (yes, there really is one) busy with residents and visitors. On a winter's day like today, you will probably have downtown Wickford mainly to yourself - along with the ducks, waterfront marina and unique shops.
I have talked about how Wickford historic homes are in a National Register Historic Places area. The local preservation commission ensures that the quality of any restoration is done in keeping with the period of the home...at least on the outside of the homes. It's visibly pleasing that these homes do resemble Faberge eggs in the spring with their exterior painted colors of pink, green, teal,etc.
Actually tour buses find Wickford the place to bring people in the spring through late fall to enjoy the village and its folklore. It is said that the famous author, John Updike, used Wickford village as his setting in writing the fictional novel The Witches of Eastwick! So Wickford RI ...it's all about the Pink, Green, Teal colored Historic Houses...so come and explore.
Ginny Lacey Gorman knows Wickford RI and the geographic area, schools, local happenings, important tidbits of information and businesses well. If you are looking for someone to guide you through the home buying or selling process, Ginny is a licensed Realtor® and would be happy to assist you. Waterfront, oceanfront and coastal RI homes for sale are her specialty and she is a historic home buff having owned and restored a few of these homes. So feel free to search for RI homes for sale. When you are in need of more information from an internet savvy Realtor® who sells RI houses in this real estate market, call Ginny at 401.529.7849.