THESE STATELY HOMES IN NEWPORT OFFER A REFUGE AMONG THE HUSTLE OF THE HARBORSIDE, AND A TRANQUIL RETREAT ON THE EDGE OF DOWNTOWN.
When it comes to spectacular architecture, ‘Ker Arvor’ is a timeless construction that evokes exquisite classical French design a-la ‘Versailles.’ The original homeowners commissioned renowned architects Russell & Clinton of New York in 1928 to build the nine-bedroom, nine-baths, and four-half-baths – With views coastal vistas and manicured lawns sprawled over nine acres.
‘Grey Walls’ is tailor-made for entertaining, enjoying life to its fullest, and is exceptional by even the highest of standards – As evident by the gourmet kitchen, multiple indoor and outdoor rooms and relaxation areas, and stunning acreage. No other residence in Newport enjoys spectacular views of Newport Bridge, the harbor, the Atlantic Ocean and the famed Blue Gardens.
Entertaining is child’s play at this sophisticated family home that includes a stately manor house, carriage house with apartment above, and separate guest cottage. Fashionable interiors were redesigned with French influence by renowned artist and designer Francis Hoppin in 1905. Fabulous period details have been preserved to showcase 14-foot ceilings, seven working fireplaces, exquisite paneling, and handsome wood flooring. ‘Gravel Court’ is truly stunning yet comfortable residence.
Truly inspired vistas of the Atlantic set ‘Honeysuckle Lodge’ apart from any other residence dotted along famed Cliff Walk. This oceanic retreat is set over two acres of gorgeous Olmsted-designed grounds with sweeping lawns to water’s edge. This c1886 Peabody and Stearns waterfront estate also features a separate 4,000 sf carriage house with two apartments, greenhouse, and garage with two bedrooms and three-and-a-half baths.