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Built in 1927 by renowned New York architect Charles A. Platt, "Bois Dor is gracefully sited on four private acres off Bellevue Avenue. The 23 Bedroom French Chateau was originally commissioned for William Fahnestock, founder of Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., and is approached though wrought iron gates and a dramatic tree-lined driveway. Wrought iron and glass front doors complement the timeless limestone faade and center the two wings of the home. The marble foyer entrance and loggia open to a beautiful brick terrace overlooking the expansive rear yard. An 85 ft great hall extends to either side, giving the space a sense of balance and grandeur. The East Wing is anchored by the chefs kitchen which features dual Viking ranges beneath an antique white cast iron hood a Butlers pantry, family room and sun porch. The adjacent dining room is adorned with Martin Battersby trompe loeil art and a marble fireplace, one of eight in the estate. In the West Wing lies the drawing room, study and the nearly 2000 sq ft ballroom, the largest of any private residence in Newport. An 8ft antique Regency chandelier sparkles from the ceiling and harkens guests to a by-gone era of glitz and glamour. The upper levels can be accessed by two staircases or an elevator. Bois Dore has an illustrious history, notable ownership includes Campbell Soup heiress Elinor Winifred Dorrance Hill Ingersoll and later Oil baroness Carolyn Mary Skelly. An architectural masterpiece steeped in Newport society.

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115 Narragansett Avenue Newport, RI 02840

  • Price: $8,990,000
  • Status: Active
  • MLS #: 1272694
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Beds
10
Baths
4
½ Baths
3.9
Acres
19,050
SQFT
$472
$/SQFT
1927
Built
Neighborhood:
Bellevue Avenue Estates
County:
Newport
Area:
Newport
Property Description
Built in 1927 by renowned New York architect Charles A. Platt, "Bois Dor is gracefully sited on four private acres off Bellevue Avenue. The 23 Bedroom French Chateau was originally commissioned for William Fahnestock, founder of Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., and is approached though wrought iron gates and a dramatic tree-lined driveway. Wrought iron and glass front doors complement the timeless limestone faade and center the two wings of the home. The marble foyer entrance and loggia open to a beautiful brick terrace overlooking the expansive rear yard. An 85 ft great hall extends to either side, giving the space a sense of balance and grandeur. The East Wing is anchored by the chefs kitchen which features dual Viking ranges beneath an antique white cast iron hood a Butlers pantry, family room and sun porch. The adjacent dining room is adorned with Martin Battersby trompe loeil art and a marble fireplace, one of eight in the estate. In the West Wing lies the drawing room, study and the nearly 2000 sq ft ballroom, the largest of any private residence in Newport. An 8ft antique Regency chandelier sparkles from the ceiling and harkens guests to a by-gone era of glitz and glamour. The upper levels can be accessed by two staircases or an elevator. Bois Dore has an illustrious history, notable ownership includes Campbell Soup heiress Elinor Winifred Dorrance Hill Ingersoll and later Oil baroness Carolyn Mary Skelly. An architectural masterpiece steeped in Newport society.
Exterior Features

Construction Materials Masonry Covered Spaces 0 Fencing Fenced Foundation Details Concrete Perimeter Garage YN No Levels Three Or More Parking Features No Garage Parking Total 25

Interior Features

Appliances Gas Water Heater Basement Exterior EntryFullInterior EntryUnfinished Basement YN Yes Below Grade Finished Area 0 Cooling Window Unit(S)Wall Unit(S) Fireplace Features Marble Fireplace YN Yes Fireplaces Total 8 Flooring Marble Heating Forced AirGas Living Area 19050

Property Features

Association Fee 0 Electric 200+ Amp Service Green Energy Generation Solar Land Lease YN No Operating Expense 0 Property Sub Type Single Family Residence Senior Community YN No Sewer Connected Tax Annual Amount 66933 Tax Assessed Value 6555000 Tax Lot 076 Tax Year 2020 Utilities Sewer Connected Water Source Connected

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