Saturday 04 September 2021
Newport is the original seaside resort of the United States. The playground of the richest. Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International has assembled an incredible collection of extraordinary houses.
These are the finest homes available on Aquidneck Island.
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104, road to the old beach | Newport | $ 4,950,000
Posted by Kylie McCollough
Welcome to Rosewalk. A mansion with 8 bedrooms, 5 of which are en-suite and the other bedrooms have independent bathrooms. Built by Mark Horan in 2001 (2018 Coastal Living House). The highly desirable Kay-Catherine neighborhood is less than half a mile from Cliff Walk, Easton’s Beach, and Newport’s best restaurants. This sumptuous estate includes a brand new kitchen with white rhino marble, a marble backsplash, a 48 inch subzero refrigerator, 2 dishwashers and a 48 inch Wolf double range. New resort style gunite pool, hot tub and outdoor shower. Superb carpentry and custom cabinets by Tosca Woodworking. Large open floor plan perfect for accommodating family and friends. Attached garage for 2 cars, locker room and lower level recreation area with professional grade Sapele mahogany bar, fireplace, pool table, ping pong, gym and full bathroom. Central A / C and new roof in 2019. A dream home with all the amenities for an idyllic summer vacation in Newport or year round living.
766 avenue des Indiens | Middletown | $ 3,645,000
Posted by Kylie McCollough
Superb new house with water views on prestigious Indian Avenue. This contemporary estate designed by 2 award-winning New York City architects is beautifully situated on a large acre of land. A spectacular entrance with floor-to-ceiling steel and glass windows fills the home with natural light and offers views of the Sakonnet River. The house offers two main suites, one on the first floor and one on the second, each featuring an elegant marble bathroom with radiant heated floors. Three additional well-appointed bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms provide space to accommodate guests. Some of the designer details include custom joinery and moldings, white oak floors, wood-paneled staircase, 3-story open fireplace, and coffered ceilings. The gourmet kitchen features a large center island, quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, and an adjacent breakfast room with bench seating for eight. Centered on an interior courtyard with bluestone terrace and outdoor shower, the house is ideal for relaxing after a day at the beach. Plans for a pool house & swimming pool available. Just 15 feet from the water access to Pebble Beach and 15 minutes from the world class shopping, dining and entertainment of downtown Newport.
115 Narragansett Avenue | Newport | $ 8,990,000
Listed by Kylie McCollough and Judy Chace
Built in 1927 by renowned New York architect Charles A. Platt, “Bois DorÃ©” is graciously located on four private acres off Bellevue Avenue. The 23-bedroom French chateau was originally commissioned for William Fahnestock, founder of Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., and is approached through wrought-iron gates and a spectacular tree-lined driveway. Wrought iron and glass entrance doors complete the timeless limestone facade and center the two wings of the house. The entrance to the marble fireplace and the loggia open onto a beautiful brick terrace overlooking the large backyard. A grand 85-foot lobby stretches out either side, giving the space a sense of balance and grandeur. The east wing is anchored in the chef’s kitchen which features two Viking ranges under an antique white cast iron hood, pantry, family room, and lanai. The adjacent dining room is adorned with Martin Battersby’s trompe-l’oeil and a marble fireplace, one of the eight on the estate. In the West Wing is the nearly 2,000 square foot living room, office and ballroom, the largest of all private residences in Newport. An antique 8 foot Regency chandelier sparkles from the ceiling and reminds guests of a bygone era of glitter and glamor. The upper levels are accessible by two stairs or an elevator. Bois Dore has an illustrious history, notable property includes Campbell Soup heiress Elinor Winifred Dorrance Hill Ingersoll and later Oil Baroness Carolyn Mary Skelly. An architectural masterpiece rooted in Newport society.