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Cranston RI Real Estate

Cranston, Rl real estate is a diverse market accommodating all types of lifestyles and budgets – suburban  neighborhoods, historic villages and waterfront living. Plus, it’s just south of Providence and only a short drive to the state’s international airport, T.F. Green. With everything so close by, Cranston is easily one of the most accessible places to live in Little Rhody.

Community overview

  • Second largest city in Rhode Island
  • Established 1754
  • Zipcodes: 02831, 02888, 02905, 02907, 02910, 02920, 02921
  • County: Providence
  • Size: 29.9 sq. miles
  • Latitude: 41.7732’N, Longitude: 71.4533’W
  • Population of 81,212 
  • Median resident age: 41
  • Median household income: $78,125
  • Median house value: $213,800
  • Homes available from $80K – $1 million
  • Tax rates $22.84 (residential) and $33.68 (commercial per $1K)

Homes for sale in Cranston, RI

Cranston neighborhoods, villages & historic

Cranston is a diverse city full of unique history and diverse communities. If you’d like to view homes for sale in a specific area, click on the neighborhood below to view listings.

Pawtuxet Village


Garden Hills & Glen Woods

Dean Estates

Oaklawn Village & Meshanticut Lake


Western Cranston

Eden Park & Auburn

What's it like to live in Cranston?

You keep hearing “location, location, location” when it comes to buying a home, and that’s exactly what makes Cranston such a desirable place to live. Settled right below the state’s capitol city and short drive to RI’s best beaches, Cranston is an “all-in-one” community for Rhode Islanders. Whether you’re a first-time buyer looking for a “starter home” or a seasoned buyer looking for luxury or waterfront living, Cranston offers a range of price points and properties to choose from.


The main shopping attraction in Cranston is Garden City Center and Chapel View, where you can find everything from apparel to upscale groceries to top-notch restaurants all in one place. But that’s not all! Cranston is also home to many small business shopping districts, such as Rolfe Square and Pawtuxet Village.

Notable places:

  • Garden City Center
  • Chapel View
  • Pawtuxet Village
  • Rolfe Square

Dining & Night Life

Are you looking for that restaurant locals love? You’re in luck because Cranston has some of the best restaurants in Little Rhody. Here’s a quick list you can check out for yourself!

  • Twin Oaks
  • Marchetti’s
  • Basta
  • Brewed Awakenings
  • Bistro 22
  • 39 West
  • Ichiban
  • Cucina Rustica
  • Fresco
  • Cafe Itri
  • Harkuki
  • L’Osteria

Recreation & Activities

Like to get out on-the-town? Take a long stroll down the Washington Secondary Bike Path (the longest in the state at 19 miles) or explore the museums in Roger Williams Park Zoo. Cranston also has community attractions like Confreda Greenhouses and Farms, where you can visit the local farmer’s market. Or bring the family to Mulligan’s Island for mini golf, driving ranges, batting cages and more. Looking for paddle boating and fishing? Try Mechanticut Lake!


Schools & Education

Cranston’s education spectrum includes K- 12 public schools, private schools and charter schools. To get a closer look at school rankings or websites, please use the link s below.

Transportation & Getting Around

Cranston is conveniently located just south of Providence with access to Interstate 95 and highways 295, 37, and Route 10. Most areas of Cranston are within a 10 -15 minute drive to T.F. Green International Airport.

Williams & Stuart list homes for sale in all of Cranston's neighborhoods

  • Alpine
  • Apple Hill
  • Arlington
  • Auburn
  • Brookfield
  • Budlong
  • Castleton
  • Comstock
  • Country Meadows
  • Dean Estates
  • Eden Park
  • Edgewood
  • Fiskerville
  • Forest Hills
  • Fox Ridge
  • Friendly Community
  • Furnace Brook
  • Garden City
  • Garden Hills
  • Glenwoods
  • Hillside Farms
  • Hope Highland
  • Imperial Estates
  • Knightsville
  • Laurel Hill
  • Locust Glen
  • Mayfield
  • Mayflower Estates
  • Meadow Brook
  • Meadow Estates
  • Meshanticut
  • Mystery Farms
  • Oakhill Terrace
  • Oaklawn (Village)
  • Orchard Valley Estates
  • Parkview
  • Pawtuxet Village
  • Pontiac
  • Quail Ridge
  • Ridgewood Estates
  • Scituate Farms
  • Stadium
  • Story Acre
  • The Woods
  • Thorton
  • Walden Woods
  • Webster
  • Western Cranston
  • Western Hills
  • Westwood
  • Wildflower Estates
  • Woodridge

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