There were at least six more luxury home sales across Newport County during the month of July.
21 Chastellux Avenue, Newport
The home at 21 Chastellux Avenue in Newport sold for $7.1 million, making it the second-highest sale in Newport County year to date and the highest non-waterfront sale in Newport since 2020,
The property is a custom-built, shingle-style home with modern flair overlooking Newport’s vibrant harbor perched on an elevated and gated 1.38 acres.
The home’s sophisticated, modern and unique design is characterized by flowing open rooms, soaring ceilings, an artful open staircase and expansive floor to ceiling walls of glass opening onto generous terraces, perfect for entertaining and enjoying the endless parade of extraordinary yachts in the harbor.
The first floor master wing features a sumptuous bath while four additional en-suite bedrooms on the second level offer breathtaking views.
708 Bellevue Avenue, Newport
The Tree House, located at 708 Bellevue Avenue, sold for $4.7 million. According to data maintained by the Rhode Island Statewide MLS, the transaction marked the second highest sale in Newport year to date.
Sited on 1.38 acres of park-like grounds with entry on Ledge Road, the Tree House is fenced and gated to provide privacy and peacefulness. The first floor consists of an open concept kitchen, dining area, living space with fireplace, family room and library.
French doors open to an expansive light-filled sunroom that extends the full length of the house. A two-car garage leads into the mud room and kitchen area for easy access to the kitchen. A reading room and full bath finish this first level.
The second floor consists of two wings. One wing includes a spacious main bedroom with two separate bathrooms and walk-in closets. The second level also includes three additional bedrooms and two full baths. The third level includes an additional office, a laundry room/bath, and a sun-filled family room with water-views.
The grounds of Tree House have specimen trees and plantings with unique sitting areas to enjoy the beautiful yard.
575 Tuckerman Avenue, Unit 6, Middletown
The Unit 6 condominium at 575 Tuckerman Avenue in Middletown sold for $3.45 million, which, according to the statewide MLS records, is the highest sale ever at Bancroft-on-the-Bluffs and the highest sale of a condominium in Rhode Island this year.
Bancroft-on-the-Bluffs is a former estate designed by William Ralph Emerson in 1895 on Easton’s Point and converted to nine luxury condominium units in 2007 with an award-winning historical renovation of the shingle-style architecture. Sited between puddingstone outcroppings, the Olmsted gardens were also restored.
Unit 6 offers panoramic ocean views from every room. With four bedrooms and three baths, the 3,400-square-foot residence can be accessed by elevator and includes a spacious turret living room, four fireplaces and oceanside decks. A sustainable geothermal system heats and cools the residence.
120 Miantonomi Avenue, Middletown
Villalon, located at 120 Miantonomi Avenue in Middletown, sold for $2.465 million, marking one of the top three sales in Middletown this year. This nationally recognized historic estate, currently run as an inn, was sold within two months of hitting the market in June.
An original Newport mansion designed by Richard Upjohn, Villalon is on the National Register of Historic Homes. Once a summer residence for Hamilton Hoppin of New York, a businessman and scion of a prominent Rhode Island family, the estate was said to be an inspiration to notable architect Richard Morris Hunt.
Sited on one of the largest land parcels in the area, this property is one of the most private homes available on the island. The interior follows a symmetrical plan. The first sequence of rooms off the hall are the library and grand dining room, framed by original mahogany paneled wainscot. Spanning over 8,900 square feet, the estate has ample room for entertaining.
79 2nd Street, Newport
The John W. Bigelow Carriage House, located at 79 Second Street in Newport, sold for $2.4 million. Located in the Point section of town, one of Newport’s prominent historic districts, the American shingle-style house was designed by Charles F. McKim of famed McKim, Mead & White, in 1876 for his father-in-law, a New York and Boston businessman whose summer cottage Bayside was nearby on Washington Street.
The carriage house was thoughtfully renovated in 2005 by Newport Collaborative
Architects. The residence includes five bedrooms and 4½ baths, a first-floor
office with fireplace, sun-filled living room with large stone fireplace, a lookout
tower, and bluestone patio.
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This sale represented the second highest sale of a single-family in the Point in
Newport so far this year.
7 Minnesota Road, Little Compton
This Sakonnet Point residence, which sold for $2.15 million, offers views of the ocean, Sakonnet Harbor, and the yacht club.
With four bedrooms and three full baths, the comfortable and stylish home has undergone an extensive renovation with new features, including a laundry/mudroom, custom cabinetry and built-ins, a gourmet kitchen and a large dining and living space with an original floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace.