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Newport, RI 02840

$6,900,000
Single Family
Status: Off Market
  • Bed:12
  • Bath:11
  • Sqft:13,748
  • Lot:2.17 acres
  • MLS#: 1221650
41.467868804931641-71.3004379272461
Courtesy Of Lila Delman Real Estate

Description:

Midcliff is an iconic oceanfront estate that lies along 2 acres of Newport’s famous Cliff Walk and abuts "Fairholme" which sold for $16M in 2016. With over 180 ft of frontage and views of the Preservation Society's gilded mansions sitting along the Atlantic Ocean, the opportunity to own property in this location is rare. Peabody & Stearns designed this historic Queen Anne shingle style home in 1886 for Caroline Ogden Jones of New York. U.S. Ambassador Perle Mesta of Washington D.C, later owned Midcliff. During Mesta's time there, she entertained such guests as Presidents Eisenhower and Truman and various members of the Vanderbilt family. Midcliff estate offers over 13,000 sq ft of combined living space with 12 bedrooms and 10.5 bathrooms. The main dwelling has 10,829 sq ft of living space consisting of 3 units combined with a total of 7 bedrooms and 7.5 bathrooms. The detached carriage house offers an additional 2919 sq ft of 2 units with a combined 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms (Unit 1 leased through March 2020). Midcliff provides ample space for a large family, guests and a caretaker, if desired. This classic property awaits a buyer to restore it to its former elegance. Newport, “City by the Sea,” offers residents exceptional dining, world class yachting, tennis, museums,and beaches. Estate Sale: Discharge of RI Estate Tax Lien will be obtained prior to Closing. Condo conversion for this Estate is a possibility.40' Newport Marina boat slip available for purchase with property.

Main Features:

Listing Status Off Market Year Built 1886
Garage 0.0 Floors 3
Rooms 29 Full Bath 10
Half Bath 1 County Newport
Taxes $66,082.00 Tax Year 2018
Rental Price $0 Zoning R60
Subdivision Ochre Point

Additional Features:

Appliances Dishwasher
Dryer
GasWaterHeater
Oven
Range
Refrigerator
Washer
Basement ExteriorEntry
Full
InteriorEntry
Unfinished
Community Features Golf
Marina
NearHospital
NearSchools
PublicTransportation
RecreationArea
Shopping
TennisCourts
Construction Plaster
ShingleSiding
WoodSiding
Cooling None
Electric CircuitBreakers
Fuses
Generator
Exterior GuestHouse
Patio
PavedDriveway
Porch
StormWindowsDoors
Fence Security
Fireplace Marble
Stone
WoodBurning
Y
Flooring Carpet
CeramicTile
Hardwood
Marble
Foundation Basement
Stone
Frontage Waterfront
Garage N
Heating Baseboard
ForcedAir
Gas
Radiant
RadiantFloor
Interior Features Attic
CableTV
PermanentAtticStairs
TubShower
Levels ThreeOrMore
Listing Type ExclusiveRightToSell
Lot Description Paved
Private
Secluded
New Construction N
Parking None
Porch/Patio/Deck Patio
Porch
Screened
Possession Negotiable
Property Subtype SingleFamilyResidence
Sewer Connected
PublicSewer
Sign true
Style HistoricAntique
Utilities UndergroundUtilities
View Water
Y
Water Connected
Public
Waterfront Y
Waterfront Features BeachFront
OceanAccess
OceanFront
Other
WaterAccess

Extra Features:

Below Grade Finished 0 Building Square Feet 13748
Co Listing Agent Email shari.dailey@liladelman.com Covered Spaces 0
Fireplaces Total 11 Inclusions Cable TV,Carpeting,Dishwasher,Dryer,Oven/Range,Refrigerator,Washer
Listing Key 349956606 Office Co List Name Lila Delman Real Estate
Office Co List Phone 4018482101 Operating Expense 0
Parcel Number 229RUGGLESAVNEWP Public Document Count 1
Road Frontage 187 SQFT Source PublicRecords

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