RPL’s Markham DeRentis and Rubin Complete Sale of Historic Estate


PROVIDENCE, R.I. – May 7, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Residential Properties Ltd. has successfully completed the sale of the William E. and Clara A. Bridgham Estate for the price of $4,000,000, closing one of the last intact family estates on Providence’s historic East Side after just 68 days on the market. The RPL sales team of Markham + DeRentis Associates represented the sellers, while the buyer’s agent was RPL Sales Associate Rebecca Rubin.

Residential Properties Ltd. has a reputation and a strong track record of success when it comes to selling historic homes, especially on the East Side of providence. “We were very proud to have our company representing both sides of this very important East Side property,” says James DeRentis, founding member of Markham + DeRentis Associates.

Located at 460 Rochambeau Avenue, the estate is set on nearly four acres of property bordered by Cole Avenue to the west, Rochambeau Avenue to the south, and Blackstone Boulevard to the east. The original Spanish Colonial Revival manor house, which was designed by Eleazer B. Homer in 1915 for Rhode Island School of Design instructor Wm. Bridgham and his wife Clara, consists of over 9,400 square feet of living space on two levels. The estate also includes a two story carriage house with an attached greenhouse and a beautifully renovated second floor apartment, as well as a series of terraced gardens, fountains, a maze hedge, grape arbor, and a Scandinavian inspired garden hut built in 1937.

Markham + DeRentis Associates are among Rhode Island’s most successful real estate teams and were recently included on the 2014 Real Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents report. For more information on Markham + DeRentis, please visit their website at www.MarkhamDerentisAssociates.com.

Rubin spent most of her life living on the East Side of Providence and prides herself on her knowledge and passion for the area. To learn more about Rebecca, please visit her bio page at www.residentialproperties.com/agents/info/Rebecca-Rubin.

About Residential Properties Ltd.
Residential Properties Ltd. is the largest privately held real estate company in Rhode Island and has been serving sellers and buyers of distinctive properties since 1981 through service, innovation and sheer hard work. The Company, with five offices located in Barrington, Cumberland, East Greenwich, Narragansett and Providence, services all of Rhode Island, the Connecticut shoreline and southeastern and central Massachusetts. In addition, the relocation department assists buyers and sellers on transactions throughout the country. More information is online at ResidentialProperties.com


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