601 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI


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About 601 Bellevue Ave

Spend the summer in Gilded Age Newport glamour and luxury. Champ Soleil is a private gated French Chateau mansion set on 5.5 acres and features a resort style heated swimming pool and one of the finest croquet courts in the country. High society meets high tech. The architectural masterpiece built by Polhemus & Coffin in 1929, has the latest in modern amenities central AC with 24 air handlers, whole house water filtration and a voice-enabled Google Nest system. Commissioned for the Drexels, founders of modern-day JP Morgan, the main house includes 11-bedrooms, 8 full bathrooms and 3 half baths. Fully furnished with elegant interiors designed by Maison Jansen of Paris, best known for decorating the White House during the Kennedy era. Host to America's Cup dinners and dazzling galas, the grand ballroom is adjacent a formal dining room adorned with a spectacular Neo-Baroque chandelier and opens to a sunlit terrace. The Library, built of Louis XV pine panels, was imported from France and boasts one of the estates 5 wood-burning fireplaces.Additional offerings include a chef's kitchen, a massage parlor and a 3000 sq ft theatre entertainment room. Idyllic Umberto Innocenti designed grounds, include fragrant rose gardens, colossal copper and english beech trees, a 3-car garage and motorcourt with parking for 8 vehicles. Ideally located on famed Bellevue Avenue near Newport's best shopping dining and beaches.

Features of 601 Bellevue Ave

MLS® # 1300713
Price $125,000
Bedrooms 11
Bathrooms 11.00
Full Baths 8
Half Baths 3
Square Footage 13,428
Square Footage 0.00
Acres 5.53
Year Built 1929
Type Residential Lease
Status Active

Community Information

Address 601 Bellevue Ave
City Newport
County Newport
State RI
Zip Code 02840


Utilities Sewer Connected
Parking Spaces 20
Parking Attached, Garage
# of Garages 7
Garages Attached, Garage
Is Waterfront No
Has Pool Yes
Pool In Ground


Interior Hardwood, Parquet
Interior Features Tub Shower
Appliances Gas Water Heater
Heating Central, Gas
Cooling Central Air
Fireplace Yes
Fireplaces Marble
# of Stories 3
Stories 3
Has Basement Yes
Basement Exterior Entry, Full, Interior Entry, Partially Finished


Exterior Features Balcony, Patio

Additional Information

Date Listed February 9th, 2022
Days on Market 232
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No
HOA Fees 0.00

Listing Details

OfficeMott & Chace Sotheby's Intl.

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