South Kingstown, home to the the University of Rhode Island, is another gem of a town in South County. One of South County's most famous hot spots is the beautiful Matunuck Beach. Other attractions include the Matunuck Oyster Bar, and Theatre By the Sea, which is classic kid-friendly theater in South Kingstown. The Green Hill area is another sought after section, with a quiet beach on the walking path frequented more often by locals than tourists. South Kingstown has a tax rate that is lower than neighboring North Kingstown, but higher than its southern neighbor, Narragansett. With a median home value of $325,900, South Kingstown is overall more affordable than Narragansett, while still offering many of the same amenities and resources.
In town, Wakefield is a thriving commercial community filled with restaurants, shopping and quaint South County culture. Just outside of Wakefield, the University of Rhode Island, is one of the largest colleges in the state and a haven for out of state students from up and down the East Coast, areas like New Jersey and Connecticut as well as our "home grown" talent. Overall, approximately 16,000 students counting post-graduates attend the university which is located on a spacious beautifully landscaped campus, also housing the Ryan Center/Athletic center. If you want to know more about the value of your South Kingstown home then please check the link and we will provide an instant home valuation and neighborhood report. Staying educated in the market place enables you to keep an eye on one of your largest investments, your Real Estate, so please let us help!