Rockwell DuMoulin home in South Kingstown sells for $1.66M

THE HOUSE at 2358 Post Road in South Kingstown recently sold for $1.66 million. / COURTESY OF MOTT & CHACE SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

SOUTH KINGSTOWN — A mid-century modern home designed by a famous architect recently sold for $1.66 million, according to Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty, which represented the seller in the transaction.

The 1,752 square foot property at 2358 Post Road was built in 1940 by famed New York architect Rockwell DuMoulin, and it was featured in Progressive Architecture magazine, formerly known as Pencil Points, according to Mott & Chase . DuMoulin was also later known for his roles as professor and chairman of the architecture department at the Rhode Island School of Design from 1972 to 1978.

The one-story ranch contains three bedrooms, two full bathrooms and a carport, as well as a separate 415-square-foot apartment building, built in 1950 with its own powder room and outdoor shower, according to Mott. & Chase.

The property is set in 9 acres of land, with the land featuring stone walls and a pond, bordering a land trust set up for wilderness preservation, the property company said.

The main house, with a wood and stone exterior, includes a newly remodeled kitchen, large living room with a stone fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows, Mott & Chace said. The home also includes a 250-square-foot wooden deck and an unfinished basement, according to property records maintained by the city.

The residential property was last assessed by South Kingstown appraisers in 2022 at $436,300, according to a city-run online database.

According to a copy of the warranty deed, the house was sold by Kimberly Haxton and Charles Dougiello of New York to Matthew Frey and Melissa Gibson.

Marc Larocque is a contributing writer for PBN.

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