Amazing Architecture - Clingstone, Rhode Island

Real Estate Agent with Ralph Henze Homes - RE/MAX Elite

Amazing Architecture

  While scouring the internet for "unique" homes, it's amazing to see some of the unusual locations homes are built in or on.  We've come across cave homes, homes in trees, homes on the side of mountains. 

This week's pick has a very unique location, on a solitary rock in the middle of the water! 

Clingstone, Rhode Island


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Photos by Boston Photographer Erik Jacobs


Clingstone, Rhode Island

This is truly an incredible home!  It's a 103 year old mansion literally in Rhode Island's Narragansett Bay.  Built in 1905 for 35,982.99, this 3 storey home has 23 rooms.  There are 10 bedrooms in total and 65 windows with spectacular views all around.  There's even a ping pong room!  

Clingstone, Rhode Island

The home is built for large family gatherings with the dining room table seating 14.  

Clingstone's Kitchen

Interior of Clingstone

Every Memorial Day weekend, the owners have a work weekend with 70 or so friends and family in order to maintain the home.  Even the local boatyard participates getting a week's use of Clingstone each summer in exchange for hauling the boats and floating dock and storing them each winter for the family.

 Clingstone, Rhode Island

The owner's definitely seem to have a sense of humor.  Here's the ladder to Clingstone's roof.  


Ladder to Clingstone's roof

Unbelievable views of the harbor surround Clingstone, making it an ideal summer retreat!

Incredible View are a highlight of Clingstone

View from Clingstone mansion

Not too sure what it would be like to be there during a storm though!

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Comments (4)

Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers

Oh I would love to live in a place like that.  I love the water.  What cool views.  I might decorate the inside a bit differently, though.

Oct 03, 2012 12:04 PM
Ralph & Janet Henze
Ralph Henze Homes - RE/MAX Elite - Sherwood Park, AB

Hi Debbie,  I agree!  I would love to just sit there and watch the sail boats go by! 


Oct 03, 2012 12:53 PM
David Grbich
Realty One Group - - San Juan Capistrano, CA
Orange County Real Estate - 949-500-0484

Very nice - I would never leave the dining room table! Regards Dave

Oct 03, 2012 02:53 PM
Ralph & Janet Henze
Ralph Henze Homes - RE/MAX Elite - Sherwood Park, AB

I agree David, I don't think I would either!


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