This exceptionally well-cared-for 4 bedroom, 1 and 1/2 bath colonial home is located between upper Cole and Slater Avenues in one of Providence's favorite neighborhoods. 11 Ruthven features fresh exterior and interior paint, high ceilings, abundant natural light, hardwood floors, a one car garage, central air, and a beautiful & private outdoor perennial garden. As you enter, you're greeted by a bright and sunny living room with hardwoods and a fireplace for cozying up in the cooler weather. The formal dining room is perfect for hosting dinners and gatherings, and the well-organized kitchen features plenty of storage and counter space. Also on the main level, you'll find an updated half bath, a second fireplace in the sunroom, and an additional enclosed three-season room that's just the right place to enjoy the well-curated backyard oasis in the warmer months. Upstairs, there are 4 bedrooms, walk-up attic access, and a renovated full bathroom. The large, partially finished basement offers room for expansion and additional living space. Located just a short distance from the Blackstone walking and running path, this home offers the perfect balance for outdoor enthusiasts enchanted with city living. Stroll to the summer farmers' market at Lippitt Park, or venture a half mile to the shops at Hope Village. Whatever your pleasure, this home makes it easy to enjoy restaurants, coffee shops, boutiques, and the natural beauty of the surrounding neighborhood.