Randall Realtors Blog

A Breakdown of Washington County, Rhode Island's Property Taxes for 2019/2020

March 11, 2020

Property tax in Washington County, RI costs residents about 4.61% of their annual income, an amount that is in-line with many other desirable places to live on the East Coast. This tax funds local schools, projects, and infrastructure, helping to keep the quality of life in South County among the highest in the nation.

Emma Thompson Phaneuf Named New Randall, Realtors Westerly Office Manager

February 14, 2020

Randall, Realtors Westerly office announces the promotion of Real Estate Agent Emma Thompson Phaneuf to office manager.

 

Some Historic Sites in Westerly, Rhode Island

February 10, 2020

Westerly, Rhode Island, is full of history, and walking through the downtown area is like stepping back in time. Many of the old buildings in Westerly remain functional, so you can visit whenever you wish to have a look, while others are now museums that are worth checking out.

‘Active Adult’ Condo in Westerly Sells for $1.1 Million

December 23, 2019

One of the largest standalone condos in the 55-plus Winnapaug Cottages, it features a lovely, professionally laid stone wall which curves along a beautifully landscaped front yard providing visual interest to the luxurious home. The Cottages offer "active adults,” their friends and family with access to a clubhouse, heated salt water outdoor pool and exercise equipment.

 

Jill Matson Joins Randall, Realtors Real Estate

December 12, 2019

“We continue to add to our staff of talented agents and Jill Matson is no exception,” said Westerly’s Office Broker Manager Jim Abbott. “She will bring the enthusiasm, passion and experience necessary to provide excellent service to our clients in the Westerly-area; we’re looking forward to getting her started.”

Where to Go Public Skating in South County

December 6, 2019

South County, Rhode Island might not be known for its abundance of ice skating rinks, but you'll find enough places to hit the ice all year round in South County and its surrounding area.

There are Some Great Breweries in South County

November 12, 2019

We are seeing craft beer become more popular all over the country as consumers are becoming more likely to try new things. South County is no different, as the expanding market has opened up the door for local entrepreneurs to open small brewery throughout the region.

As the craft beer industry grows even further, keep your eyes open for new breweries popping up all over Rhode Island's coastline and beyond.

Restaurants in South County That Use Local Ingredients

October 21, 2019

Visiting these restaurants means doing something a little extra for the environment and your own health. Eating whole foods is important because processed items have additives that aren't good for you, while organic foods are free from cancer-causing pesticides.

It's hard to find healthy, sustainable food when eating out, so it's nice to see that these establishments in South County are doing their part and making it slightly more manageable.

Looking at Some of South County's Public Libraries

October 14, 2019

No matter where you live in South County, you'll have plenty of opportunities to borrow some books or join a club meeting at one of the local libraries. In fact, there's likely a library just a few minutes from your home, so get out there and take advantage of these local services that are available to all residents.

Randall, Realtors Sells Spectacular $2.9 Million Westerly Home

September 5, 2019

“We love the private and serene setting of the ocean view home,” Lorraine Randall said. “It is home to nature’s peace and beauty, but also well-appointed for entertaining friends and family.”

 

Weathered-Shingle Cape Cod Sells for $1.1 Million in Westerly

July 9, 2019

“It’s been a treat working with the dedicated professionals during my brief time with Randall, Realtors,” Lemay said. “My experience locally combined with its second-to-none reputation made for a seamless sales process.”

Where to Get Married in South County

May 25, 2019

There might not be a better place on earth to get married than South County, as there are venues for all tastes and wedding styles. Have a look at what these locations have to offer to begin planning your perfect wedding, New England style.

Tracy Gaccione Joins Randall, Realtors Real Estate

May 16, 2019

“We are thrilled to welcome Tracy to our team,” said Westerly’s Office Broker Manager Jim Abbott. “Her enthusiasm for real estate ties directly to her devotion to ensuring her clients’ utmost satisfaction each step of the way when buying, selling or building.”

 

 

Westerly’s Shelter Harbor Inn Fetches $2 Million

March 26, 2019

“It was a pleasure to take part in the sale of such an important and historic local landmark,” said Chris and Amy Randall. “This tremendous property, located in the secluded waterfront neighborhood of Shelter Harbor, presents the new buyer a myriad of options; we are delighted to know that they intend to continue its use as an inn and restaurant.”

 

Kelley's Deli: Rhode Island's Best Irish Fare

March 17, 2019

South County has an outstanding dining scene, with restaurants serving food from all over the globe. On any given day, you can enjoy Italian, Mexican, Chinese, Thai, Japanese, American, or seafood dishes from some of Rhode Island’s best chefs, and all within a short drive of the area’s top attractions.

But where can you find the region's best Irish cuisine?

 

Organized Winter Hikes in South County

January 26, 2019

South County residents have access to a variety of winter hikes organized by Westerly Land Trust. The walks take place every Thursday morning and on select weekends throughout January and February, and provide an excellent opportunity to get out and navigate some wooded trails throughout the area.

Views Galore in Randall, Realtors’ $1.25 Million Sale on Atlantic Avenue in Westerly

January 14, 2019

“The ocean views of Misquamicut do not get better than this,” said Dottie Nigrelli, Broker and Manager of Randall Realtors’ Watch Hill office.  “With four stories, two decks, and a stone’s throw to the water, this home will offer the perfect beach retreat for years to come.” 

 

Hiking Trails in Westerly, RI

November 2, 2018

The area around Westerly has some of Rhode Island’s best hiking trails thanks to its dense forests and abundance of uninhabited land. The forests provide a great place to escape for a few hours, especially if you’re into peace and quiet or getting up close to some wildlife.

Randall Realtors Completes Sale of $6.1 Million Watch Hill Estate

August 1, 2018

“We are proud to close on another million-dollar plus home in Westerly, especially one with this property’s classic charm and character,” added Dottie Nigrelli, Broker Associate/Manager at Randall Realtors’ Watch Hill office.

Lobster Boils, BBQs, and Clam Bakes in Westerly This Summer

July 11, 2018

Several times each week all summer long, you'll have the chance to head to Ocean House Beach or the Weekapaug Inn to enjoy a meal and some entertainment well into the night. Some nights these venues hold a BBQ, other times it is a lobster boil or a clam bake, and in some cases, pizza is served, but the end result is always a great time.

Living in Westerly, Rhode Island

June 19, 2018

Westerly is a beachfront community that was first settled by colonists in 1661 and became a municipality in 1669. Since that time, the town has unmistakably undergone significant changes, but its main attraction, its access to water, remains. In fact, in addition to its oceanfront beaches, the center also features saltwater ponds and freshwater rivers, so there are water and water-based activities everywhere.

The Granite Theatre: Big City Performances in Westerly

May 2, 2018

The Granite Theatre in Westerly, RI provides a first-class venue for performances of some of the country’s most famous plays and musicals. A season at the Granite Theatre generally runs between early spring right until Christmas and brings popular shows that you’ve probably heard of running on Broadway to Westerly’s Granite Street