Are you ready for a surprise? Behind an historically accurate, simple exterior, 42 Thames Street is a bright 21st century home with authentic charm. The open foyer, modern staircase, and higher ceilings set this home apart from many antique homes. The first floor has LR, DR, library, powder room, office with an exterior entrance, updated sunny kitchen. 4 bedrooms, a dedicated dressing room, and 3 full baths are on the 2nd and 3rd floors. Antique features include: extraordinarily wide floorboards and 7 fireplaces. Modern features include: chef's kitchen with DCS gas range, central A/C, gas heat, double pane windows, and wiring for a generator. The package is complete with off street parking and a true secret garden with bluestone patio. Just a hop, skip and a jump from Newport's lively waterfront, shipyard, and Washington Square theatres and restaurants.