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673 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI – $5,995,000

  • 7 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 9,803 Sqft
  • 1.24 Acres
  • 7 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 9,803 Sqft
  • 1.24 Acres

673 Bellevue Ave

Award winning impeccably restored Ogden Codman masterpiece offers every modern amenity and comfort. Exquisitely detailed interiors flow beautifully for entertaining or just relaxing at home. This historic property includes a two bedroom carriage house, elevator, geothermal heat and AC and an irrigation system. Bailey's Beach and the Cliff Walk are a short walk away. Absolute perfection!
“Quatrel” was built in 1853 and was originally known as “Fairbourne”. It was built for Earl P. Mason of Providence who was the president of the Rhode Island National Bank. The house was designed by Providence architect Thomas Alexander Tefft in the style of an Italianate villa. In 1880 the house was sold to New York lawyer and art connoisseur Egerton Winthrop. 
In 1903 Winthrop engaged architect Dudley Newton and designer Ogden Codman, Jr. to enlarge and remodel the house in the Classical Revival style. Many of Codman’s architectural drawings for “Quatrel” are in the collection of Historic New England and include elevations, details, and plans for the dining room, hall, library, drawing room, and the garden and trellis.
Codman was a friend of Edith Wharton, the 19th century writer and taste-maker who wrote several design books including The Decoration of Houses which was co-authored by Codman. 
In 1949 the house was sold to Louis and Elaine Lorillard who renamed the house “Quatrel”. The Lorillard’s were the founders of The Newport Jazz Festival. Only six families have owned “Quatrel”.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #1225474
  • Price$5,995,000
  • Bedrooms7
  • Bathrooms8.00
  • Full Baths6
  • Half Baths2
  • Square Footage9,803
  • Acres1.24
  • Year Built1853
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeSingle Family Residence
  • StyleHistoric/Antique
  • StatusActive
  • HOA Dues0.00

Community Information

  • Address673 Bellevue Ave
  • CityNewport
  • CountyNewport
  • StateRI
  • Zip Code02840

Subdivision

Bellevue/Ocean Drive Estate Area

Amenities

  • UtilitiesUnderground Utilities
  • Parking Spaces12
  • ParkingDetached, Garage
  • # of Garages2
  • GaragesDetached, Garage
  • ViewWater
  • WaterfrontWalk to Water

Interior

  • CoolingCentral Air, Forced Air
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces7
  • FireplacesMarble
  • # of Stories3
  • Stories3

Interior

Carpet, Ceramic Tile, Hardwood, Marble

Interior Features

Wet Bar, Skylights, Tub Shower, Elevator, Cable TV

Appliances

Dryer, Dishwasher, Exhaust Fan, Disposal, Gas Water Heater, Microwave, Oven, Range, Refrigerator, Range Hood, Trash Compactor, Washer

Heating

Forced Air, Gas, Geothermal, Other, Radiant

Exterior

  • WindowsSkylight(s), Thermal Windows
  • FoundationSlab, Stone

Exterior

Drywall, Plaster, Clapboard, Masonry, Wood Siding

Exterior Features

Deck, Patio, Sprinkler/Irrigation, Paved Driveway

Construction

Drywall, Plaster, Clapboard, Masonry, Wood Siding

Additional Information

  • Date ListedJune 3rd, 2019
  • Days on Market186
  • ZoningR60

Listing Details

  • OfficeGustave White Sotheby's Realty
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Listing information last updated on January 28th, 2020 at 7:31am EST.