Two Inns in Newport’s Historic Hills District sell for a Combined Price of $2.5 Million
Posted by Catherine Cloney — April 23, 2018
NEWPORT, RI – Lila Delman Real Estate continues its history of excellence with the sale of “Newport Blues Inn” located at 96 Pelham Street and “Black Duck Inn” located at 29 – 31 Pelham Street in Newport for a combined price of $2,500,000. Paul Tobak, Broker Associate, represented the seller and facilitated for the buyer.
"The demand for real estate that can be used by the hospitality industry has increased dramatically,” commented Paul Tobak. “Property values for hotels and inns have appreciated significantly in the last 24 months.”
The “Newport Blues Inn” is a Queen Anne late-Victorian home, once known as the LaForge Cottage for the original owner Phillip LaForge. Measuring 6,269 square feet across four levels, the home has twelve bedrooms, nine and two half-baths, two fireplaces and a courtyard. The “Black Duck Inn” offers seven guest rooms and is located within walking distance of Thames Street.