Newport, Rhode Island, United States

Description

A pastoral 13.65 acre estate adjacent to Newport Country Club, near Fort Adams, New York Yacht Club, and Ocean Drive, Moorland Lodge combines total accessibility to some of Newport’s most compelling summer pastimes with the bucolic charms of relaxed country living. This secluded compound consists of the historic, recently renovated, Mediterranean-inspired 17 room main house, a separate 2 bedroom guest house and a 3 car garage with a 2 bedroom apartment on the second floor, all set in a rolling natural landscape reminiscent of the coast of Cornwall.

The comfortable 6306 square foot stucco main house, with its imposing porte-cochere rooted in a massive rocky outcrop, puts to effective use such features as compass-top windows and a polygonal turret, and fearlessly incorporates a sweeping second floor bridge over the front entrance that blurs the distinction between outside and in. Eight bedrooms, 6.1 baths, several spacious family areas, a formal dining room, a second floor salon, 6 working fireplaces and a state-of-the-art kitchen make this house especially well adapted to entertaining, allowing family and guests to enjoy Newport at its unfussy, informal best. A hunting lodge ambiance informs the décor, and the use of natural finishes throughout – hardwood and marble floors, marble fireplaces and baths, animal horn cabinet hardware – reinforces the theme and further underscores the rugged untouched beauty of the grounds. A grand house, yes...but one that never forgets that it’s a home first.

A short stroll from the main house is a charming two-bedroom, 975 square foot guest cottage, with a full kitchen, dining room, living room and fireplace, a quiet get-away that’s perfect for houseguests or family members in search of a retreat. An additional two-bedroom, 1 bath apartment – also 975 square feet - is located above the three-car garage near the front gate, and while it is currently being used for staff housing, it too could be suitable for guests, family members, or office space.

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Lila Delman Real Estate

Lila Delman Real Estate
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