Bristol is a town in the historic county seat of Bristol County, Rhode Island. Bristol, a deepwater seaport, is named after Bristol, England. Major industries include boat building, manufacturing and tourism. Prominent communities include Luso-Americans, mostly Azorean, and Italian-Americans.
In Bristol, home prices depreciated prominently by a 14.6 percent year-over-year, providing future buyers with lower budgets a better range of options. The average listing price last year was $586,619. In terms of inventory, the number of homes for sale increased marginally year-over-year by 2.2 percent, a positive trend for future house hunters looking to buy a piece of this town's real estate. A handful of homes in this town feature a gourmet kitchen, which will make cooking a pleasure whether or not you're at gourmet standard. Some homes in this area have fantastic waterfront views which are just there to be enjoyed. The ranch-style homes that dominate this town feature the gorgeous roofs and low-to-the-ground profile that have made them a timeless architectural beauty.