Sotheby's International Realty - Newport, RI

One of Newport's most pristine private estates, "Ker Arvor" is set on over nine acres of manicured gardens and private grounds. Built in 1928, the house was modeled after LaLanterne (1787) at Versailles and the architects commissioned were Russell & Clinton of New York. It' Ocean Drive location allows for easy access to downtown, beaches, country club, and yacht clubs. The gated entry provides access to this sanctuary within, which includes a heated pool and pool house, exquisite gardens, fountains, and grand terrace perfect for entertaining. Its 12,500 sf of living space offers every amenity: nine bedrooms (each with their own bath), sitting rooms, office, elevator, exercise room, wine cellar, central air conditioning, and additional staff quarters or smaller bunk rooms for extra guests. The structure, systems, and grounds have been exceptionally well maintained by the current owner. Potential for a second, buildable lot is an if a family compound is desired.