The Orchard, Historic c.1873 Newport, RI Manor Sells for $3.6M (PHOTOS)

The Orchard, Historic c.1873 Newport, RI Manor Sells for $3.6M

180 Narragansett Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, 02840

A historic home on a 4.75 acre estate on Narragansett Avenue in Newport, Rhode Island has sold for $3,600,000. In the last four years the home has seen a lot of real estate action. It had been listed as much as $11,000,000 in April 2015 before selling in December 2015 for $1,055,000. It changed hands again in September 2016 for $2,500,000 and had been on the market for $4,995,000 before recently selling. It’s known as The Orchard and was designed by architectural firm George Champlin Mason & Son c.1873 for George R. Fearing. The 14,838 square foot manor includes 14 bedrooms and 17 bathrooms and is built of yellow Milwaukee brick, Ohio limestone and features a monson slate roof. The 4.75 acre estate comes gated and fenced with acres of landscaped, park-like grounds and one of the largest private pools in Rhode Island, creating an outdoor entertaining venue like no other. The interiors are graced with marble floors, panelled wood libraries and original ornamental plaster work. A detached carriage house provides two separate guest or staff quarters, five garage spaces, a recreation room and two greenhouses. The home also includes a lap pool, two hot tubs and an indoor pool making it a swimmer’s delight. Its central location allows for a short walk to the famed Cliff Walk, Easton’s Beach, Bellevue Avenue and downtown Newport. You can view a series of furnished photos when the home was listed for $2,500,000 in 2016. It was on the market for $4,995,000 with Sotheby’s International Realty