51 Touro St. “Wilbur Ellery House c.1802”

Rent an Amazing Historic Building in Downtown Newport, RI!


Property Description

Rent this phenomenal piece of history in Newport’s city center. The Wilbur Ellery House is currently an office building directly across from Newport Courthouse, District Court, next door to Jane Picken’s Theater in the and Washington Square, all in the heart of Newport’s Historic District.  This three floor, 12 room office building is perfect for an office user, law firm or other professional user.  Available late March/Early April 2024.


Property Details

Address: 51 Touro Street, Newport, RI
Buillding Size: ~3840 sf + Basement
Lot Size: Shared Parking Area for 5 Cars; LL Retain 3 Assigned Spaces
Lease Price: $7,000/mo + Utilities
Bathrooms: 3 (1 on each floor = non-handicapped on first floor)
Sewer: Tenant Responsible
Water: Tenant Responsible
Deed Restrictions: Tenant Must Sign Stewardship Agreement, Rules & Regs
Plat: 24
Lot: 016
Year Built: Built: c.1801
Number of Units: The interior space has 12 rooms of ~ 210 sf each, measuring ~ 14x15 with 8.5' Ceilings (kitchen included)
Unit Descriptions:

The Wilbour-Ellery House is a three-story, understated, colonial house fully restored with two interior chimneys. It was built c.1802 and stands on the original site. The building was purchased by the Newport Restoration Foundation (NRF) in 1975.

Location: Washington Square
Site: Corner - High Visibility
Road: Municipal
Rent Increases: 4% Annually
Term: 3 Years Minimum Preferred
Deposit: Equivalent of two month's rent preferred
Parking: 5 Designated Spaces in Lot
Electric: Tenant Responsible - Current Avg $125/mo
Heat / Air: Tenant Responsible - Oil Heat - Current Avg $440/mo
Internet: Tenant Responsible
Available Date: Mid - Late March 2024
Financial: Tenant Must Prove Financial Strength
Zoning: GB General Business
Trash: Tenant Responsible
Cleaning: Tenant Responsible
Insurance: $1M Public Liability Naming Landlord as Additional Insured
Condition: As Is - Excellent
Expenses: Monthly Fire Alarm Monitoring Fee ~$20/mo

51 Touro Street, Newport, RI,
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