At 10 minutes from Providence, 30 from the beach, and only one hour from Boston, Warwick couldn’t be better situated for those who want to be close to it all while preserving a sense of private solace. Sporting 39 miles of gorgeous New England coastline and 30 distinctive villages with their own unique histories and charms, Warwick is a tranquil retreat from the hustle and bustle that still manages to meet residents’ needs for excitement and modern convenience.
Located in Kent County, the city actor James Woods calls home is simultaneously rich in history – several major events in the American Revolution occurred here – and altogether a city of today. One leg of a short road trip could take you to visit the storied streets of historic Pawtuxet Village, an important site of one of the precipitating events of the Revolutionary War, while the next leg could return you to the energetic hustle and bustle of the quest for the perfect deal at one of Warwick’s high-end shopping centers – the largest in the state. Another short drive puts the sand of South County’s beaches between your toes. The variety of experience is one of the most surprising benefits of life in Warwick.
The boons of living in Warwick don’t end with leisure activities. The city boasts a stable, educated populace, good schools and crime lower than the national average. Roughly 1 in 5 residents holds at least a bachelor’s degree, with many holding advanced degrees. Public school students benefit from a student/teacher ratio better than the national average at 15:1, affording a higher level of individual attention. One of the most prestigious liberal arts colleges in the country – Brown University – is conveniently located in nearby Providence. The city is considered highly walkable and is rated as one of the most livable cities in the entire state, with convenient access to the necessities of life and the amenities that make life worth living. While it’s an ideal place to spend time enjoying peace and quiet – or a raucous night –, Warwick is also a capable launching pad for the traveler. Rhode Island’s major airport, T.F. Green State, is located here, served by several of the country’s biggest airlines, and access to international flights is quick and easy at Boston’s Logan International Airport. Browse through our comprehensive selection of fine homes in Warwick and experience the uniquely calming thrill of your new city.