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    115 Narragansett Avenue

    Newport, RI 02840
    • $8,990,000
    • STATUS: Active
    • ON SITE: 129 days
    • MLS #: 1272694
    UPDATED: 88 min ago
    $8,990,000
    • 23
      BEDS
    • 3.9
      ACRES
    • 10
      BATHS
    • 4
      1/2 BATHS
    • 19,050
      SQFT
    • $472
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Single-Family Home
    Built:
    1927
    County:
    Area:

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    Description

    Built in 1927 by renowned New York architect Charles A. Platt, "Bois Dor is gracefully sited 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 though wrought iron gates and a dramatic tree-lined driveway. Wrought iron and glass front doors complement the timeless limestone faade and center the two wings of the home. The marble foyer entrance and loggia open to a beautiful brick terrace overlooking the expansive rear yard. An 85 ft great hall extends to either side, giving the space a sense of balance and grandeur. The East Wing is anchored by the chefs kitchen which features dual Viking ranges beneath an antique white cast iron hood a Butlers pantry, family room and sun porch. The adjacent dining room is adorned with Martin Battersby trompe loeil art and a marble fireplace, one of eight in the estate. In the West Wing lies the drawing room, study and the nearly 2000 sq ft ballroom, the largest of any private residence in Newport. An 8ft antique Regency chandelier sparkles from the ceiling and harkens guests to a by-gone era of glitz and glamour. The upper levels can be accessed by two staircases or an elevator. Bois Dore has an illustrious history, notable ownership includes Campbell Soup heiress Elinor Winifred Dorrance Hill Ingersoll and later Oil baroness Carolyn Mary Skelly. An architectural masterpiece steeped in Newport society.

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    115 Narragansett Avenue Newport, RI 02840

    • Price: $8,990,000
    • Status: Active
    • Updated: 88 min ago
    • MLS #: 1272694
    23
    Beds
    10
    Baths
    4
    ½ Baths
    3.9
    Acres
    19,050
    SQFT
    $472
    $/SQFT
    1927
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    Bellevue Avenue Estates
    County:
    Newport
    Area:
    Newport
    Property Description
    Built in 1927 by renowned New York architect Charles A. Platt, "Bois Dor is gracefully sited 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 though wrought iron gates and a dramatic tree-lined driveway. Wrought iron and glass front doors complement the timeless limestone faade and center the two wings of the home. The marble foyer entrance and loggia open to a beautiful brick terrace overlooking the expansive rear yard. An 85 ft great hall extends to either side, giving the space a sense of balance and grandeur. The East Wing is anchored by the chefs kitchen which features dual Viking ranges beneath an antique white cast iron hood a Butlers pantry, family room and sun porch. The adjacent dining room is adorned with Martin Battersby trompe loeil art and a marble fireplace, one of eight in the estate. In the West Wing lies the drawing room, study and the nearly 2000 sq ft ballroom, the largest of any private residence in Newport. An 8ft antique Regency chandelier sparkles from the ceiling and harkens guests to a by-gone era of glitz and glamour. The upper levels can be accessed by two staircases or an elevator. Bois Dore has an illustrious history, notable ownership includes Campbell Soup heiress Elinor Winifred Dorrance Hill Ingersoll and later Oil baroness Carolyn Mary Skelly. An architectural masterpiece steeped in Newport society.
    Exterior Features

    Architectural Style Historic/Antique Construction Materials Masonry Covered Spaces 0 Fencing Fenced Foundation Details Concrete Perimeter Garage YN No Levels Three Or More Parking Features None Parking Total 25

    Interior Features

    Appliances Gas Water Heater Basement Exterior EntryFullInterior EntryUnfinished Basement YN Yes Below Grade Finished Area 0 Cooling Window Unit(S)Wall Unit(S) Fireplace Features Marble Fireplace YN Yes Fireplaces Total 8 Flooring Marble Heating Forced AirGas Living Area 19050

    Property Features

    Association Fee 0 Electric 200+ Amp Service Green Energy Generation Solar Land Lease YN No Operating Expense 0 Property Sub Type Single Family Residence Senior Community YN No Sewer Connected Tax Annual Amount 66933 Tax Assessed Value 6555000 Tax Lot 076 Tax Year 2020 Utilities Sewer Connected Water Source Connected

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