Dramatic cliffs, stone mansions, bustling cities, country estates—the property in Rhode Island is prime. This gem of a state offers homes that come straight from a dream. With the expansive, pristine coastline comes high-priced homes. Here are 10 immaculate estates that will blow you away.
This $12 million museum-quality estate sits on 9.1 acres off Ocean Drive near Newport Country Club. Built in 1931, this neo-classical style summer house was inspired architecture at Versailles. Cobblestone and other hardware were imported from France, as were the 18th century floors, when available, and the property is listed on the historic register. The living area alone is 12,500 square-feet, and he property includes an outsized pool, award-winning gardens, and a barn.
This $6.99 million home will take your breath away. Offering four bedrooms, 4.5 baths, and 5,160 square-feet, this is some of the finest real estate in Rhode Island. The home features an infinity pool with an interior bridge that crosses over it. The bridge takes you to the separate guest quarters which is an open loft with a fireplace. Inside, you’ll find a magnificently-sculpted spiral staircase, intricate cabinetry, five fireplaces, a master suite with waterfront deck, and much more. Outside, you’ll find a private two-acre pond and a pristinely-kept meditation garden.
Built in 1936, the $17.5 million nine-acre oceanfront home is almost 16,000 square-feet and features 12 bedrooms, 12 full baths, an outbuilding, a sprinkler system, and underground utilities, all nine acres are green, clean, and tidy. Other amenities include a tennis court, private pool, carriage house, six-car garage, and private cove & mooring.
This $9.5 million waterfront estate is 7.4 acres and built in 2006. Comprised of quartzite and limestone, this English-style manor home features outsized rooms and views of the water from every angle. Upon entering you will find a pair of lovely accented curved staircases, and the living room features an impressive set of French doors and a commercial kitchen with an attached sunroom and informal dining area.
This $6.95 million custom-built shingle-style contemporary home was built in 2007 on 2.74 acres directly across the street from Newport Harbor. Enjoy views of the harbor, boat activity, and the grand Newport Bridge, as well as four bedrooms with en-suite baths exterior balcony space. Amenities include a media room, recreation area, workspace and storage, and the beautifully landscaped grounds three-acre grounds make this a rare in-house fine.
This $12.5 million, 5,000-square-foot shingle-style residence was built in 1919 and includes historical architectural details include expansive, floor-to-ceiling windows, and two grand fieldstone fireplaces. With 180 feet of beach frontage, this residence offers nearly one acre of immaculately manicured beachfront grounds, a circular driveway, and a Bluestone wraparound terrace. Also enjoy six bedrooms, three and one-half baths, a commercial kitchen, an open and spacious living and dining area, and a heated garage/studio space with bath.
Across the street from Newport Harbor sits a historic $6.75 million 1900 single-family dwelling on almost 14 acres. Fort Adams, beautiful beaches, and the harbor water taxi are within walking distance, and two gated entrances lead to a meticulously renovated and maintained estate. Offering seven bedrooms, five baths, and six working fireplaces and central air conditioning, as well as a two-bedroom guesthouse, and a two-bedroom above garage round out the indoor features, and a pond, a formal fenced garden, and many-layered plantings of trees and fields make Moorland Lodge an ideal getaway.
This majestic $6.495 million Victorian was built in 1884 on 2.5 oceanfront acres. With panoramic views of the granite coastline and the Atlantic, this site is listed on the historic record and features a grand piano staircase, an amazing entrance hall, a newly renovated kitchen with all modern conveniences, an ocean-side great room, and a covered stone patio. With seven full baths and five bedrooms, the square footage tops out at almost 9,000.
Sitting on one of the highest points in Newport, the $12.5 million Bird House was built in 2012, and the almost 10,000 square-foot space is comprised of state-of-the-art technology, including geothermal heating and cooling. A massive two-story entrance hall leads to a living room featuring a floor-to-ceiling fieldstone fireplace welcome with rich wood paneling. Enjoy panoramic coastline views, dramatic rock outcroppings, and beautiful English bar. Also, you will find gardens three stop elevator, radiant heated floors, generator, six beds, and six baths.
This mid-1800 Gothic Revival historic site is worth $6.25 million. Period detail abounds while modern amenities like a new kitchen and baths, as well as a state-of-the-art surround-sound provide for modern conveniences. Enjoy a gunite 12-foot-deep pool as well as seven beds and six baths with this new-meets-old property on one acre.