Coventry is known for its unique mix of waterfront property (Johnson’s Pond and Stump Pond), country living and suburban areas near West Warwick. In fact, Coventry is one of the only towns in western Rhode Island with waterfront real estate. As of 2018, the median home value is $258,700. Please view our listings below for detailed information on Coventry homes for sale.
According to Realtor.com in January 2023, the median listing home price in Coventry, RI was $394K, trending up 15.9% year-over-year. The median listing home price per square foot was $272. The median home sold price was $350K.
* Tax rate based per thousand - Sources: United States Census Bureau. 2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 17 March 2022. & Realtor.com
Coventry Residents have a few go-to shopping plazas for their essential shopping and groceries. The New England Centre and Coventry Crossing shopping plazas house Walmart, BJs, and Home Depot. There is also a Stop & Shop in the town center on Route 3.
If you like supporting small business shops, there are a handful of long-running places near the center of town, including Sparkle Unique Gifts, Porridge Pot, Krafty Sisters, and Bead Sting.
Due to its close proximity to West Warwick’s downtown area and urban sprawl, Coventry is one of the better towns in west Rhode Island for dining. In town, you can find local breakfast staples like Gentleman Farmer and The Old Theater Diner, or go pub-style at Westcott House. The nice thing is that you’ll have easy access to downtown West Warwick’s bar scene and a variety of restaurants.
Much like it’s neighboring towns in Kent County, Coventry offers a wide range of outdoor activities. The biggest attraction is the “Trestle Trail” or Washington Secondary Bike Path. This 19-mile bike path stretches from Cranston to the edges of Coventry and Connecticut. It’s picturesque, easily accessed at multiple points, and provides residents a great way for casual exercise throughout the year.
One very popular area to buy a home in Coventry (and visit for recreation activities) is Johnson’s Pond. At 659 acres of fresh water with an average depth of 19 ft. (36 ft. at deepest point) and it’s one of RI’s best spots for swimming, fishing, waterboarding, and more.
The Coventry public school system consists of seven schools ranging from kindergarten to high school. This area is also home to the West Bay Collaborative, a vocational institution offering alternative education for high school students outside of the traditional academic setting.
If you’re looking for private schooling or special education centers, there are two options in town: John J. Doyle Elementary School (Roman Catholic) and the Pathways Strategic Teaching Center.
For more information on Coventry’s public school system, visit their website
These are some of the top-rated public schools in Coventry based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.
Coventry is a rural area of Rhode Island, so getting around here requires a vehicle. Except for the most eastern part (abutting West Warwick), the roadways are middle highways — routes 117, 3, 116, 118, 102, and 14.
Below are estimated travel times to frequent destinations (if you live in the middle of Coventry):
Distance to T.F. Green Airport: 13.6 miles
Distance to Providence Train Station: 21.1 miles
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