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Stunning 1902 Ruth W. Colley house sits at the crest of a hill in the Barrington Beach neighborhood. The Dutch Colonial style home was designed by the Providence architectural firm of Benjamin Wright and Norman Isham, the noted preservationist, historian, writer, RISD professor. and member of the American Institute of Architects and the Royal Institute of British Architects. This stately home sits on a beautiful 3/4 acre lot with lovely gardens, sprawling lawn and 3 towering Copper Beach trees which were planted for each son born to the original occupants. The first floor features a gracious entrance foyer with beautifully detailed stairway and decorative leaded-glass window. The living room has an original glazed tile fireplace with a delicately carved mantle and french doors that lead to a lovely heated sun room. The sitting room offers a Delft tile fireplace, custom mantle and pocket doors. A very spacious dining room includes a built-in glass cabinet with granite top, pocket doors and large windows overlooking the back yard. The sunny kitchen has a bay window and is adjacent to a mudroom/laundry room and full bath. The second floor offers 4 bedrooms and 2 additional historic tile fireplaces including one in the master bedroom. A 5th bedroom is on the third floor with additional space for expansion. Some improvements include new luxury shingle roof in 2013, custom copper gutters and storm windows, new water tank in 2016. A very special home with a proud history.