Pristine Poppasquash Point Colonial


This four-bedroom, two and a half-bath home at 3 Freeborn Road in Bristol includes nearly 5,000 square feet of living space and sits on a lot nearly an acre in size, immediately adjacent to a tree farm. The lower level walks out into the yard and is unfinished, as is the third floor. Both are full of possibilities. Outdoor living space provides a comfortable vantage point of the immaculately landscaped yard.

The chef's kitchen shines, with a commercial-grade stove, granite countertops, and gleaming hardwoods that continue throughout the home. Vinyl siding and up-to-date systems including central air conditioning, ensure your time is spent enjoying your home, not maintaining it.

Freeborn Road is a cul-de-sac located on Poppasquash peninsula, one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Bristol. Poppasquash earned its unusual name because it was the place where Bristol’s original residents, the Wampanoag Indians, were said to have hidden their children (papooses) and women (squaws) when they feared attack from their enemies.  It remains a serene enclave, peaceful, quiet, and very much set apart. Jutting into Narragansett Bay, with Bristol Harbor on its east and Prudence Island and the West Bay to the west, today’s Poppasquash point is home to some of Bristol’s finest properties.

"The Point" as residents call it, is rich in open space, natural beauty and abundant wildlife. Deer  are regular visitors, as are turkey, coyote, fox, mink and, in winter, harbor seals. Only a few hundred yards separates the harbor and the bay, and the fishing and shellfishing opportunities are fantastic.

Poppasquash Point is also the home of the Bristol Yacht Club, Coggeshall Farm, the 464-acre Colt State Park, and the East Bay Bike Path, a 14.5-mile scenic bikeway following the seacoast to Providence. Poppasquash is a coastal, private retreat that makes you feel a world away, yet it’s a short commute to Providence, Boston and Newport.  It’s a wonderful place to live, any time of your life.


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