601 Bellevue Avenue

Newport, RI, 02840

$175,000/mo

$175,000
Active
Active
 - For Lease
beds
11 Beds
baths
11 Baths
carpenters-square
18,224 ft²
property_type
Residential
calendar
Built 1929
Spend the summer in Gilded Age Newport glamour and luxury. Champ Soleil is a private gated French Chateau mansion set on 5.5 acres and features a resort style heated swimming pool and one of the finest croquet courts in the country. High society meets high tech. The architectural masterpiece built by Polhemus & Coffin in 1929, has the latest in modern amenities central AC with 24 air handlers, whole house water filtration and a voice-enabled Google Nest system. Commissioned for the Drexels, founders of modern-day JP Morgan, the main house includes 11-bedrooms, 8 full bathrooms and 3 half baths. Fully furnished with elegant interiors designed by Maison Jansen of Paris, best known for decorating the White House during the Kennedy era. Host to America's Cup dinners and dazzling galas, the grand ballroom is adjacent a formal dining room adorned with a spectacular Neo-Baroque chandelier and opens to a sunlit terrace. The Library, built of Louis XV pine panels, was imported from France and boasts one of the estates 5 wood-burning fireplaces.Additional offerings include a chef's kitchen, a massage parlor and a 3000 sq ft theatre entertainment room. Idyllic Umberto Innocenti designed grounds, include fragrant rose gardens, colossal copper and english beech trees, a 3-car garage and motorcourt with parking for 8 vehicles. Ideally located on famed Bellevue Avenue near Newport's best shopping dining and beaches. $175,000/month for July and August 2022.
MLS® ID:
1300713
Listed:
2/8/22
Updated:
7/5/22

Interior Features

Kitchen Appliances
Gas Water Heater
Total Bedrooms
11
Full Bathrooms
8
Half Bathrooms
3
Interior Features
Tub Shower
Floor Description
Hardwood, Parquet
Fireplace
Marble
Cooling
Central Air
Heating
Central, Gas

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size
5.53 acres lot
Exterior Features
Balcony, Patio
Sewer
Connected, Public Sewer

Other Property Details

HOA Amenities
Golf, Near Schools, Recreation Area, Shopping, Tennis Court(s)
Garage
Yes
Garage Spaces
7
Parking
Attached, Garage
Parking Total
20.0
View
N
County
Newport
Utilities
Sewer Connected
Water Source
Connected, Public
Pool
No
Pool Description
In Ground
Total Stories
3

Property History

Date
Event
Price
Value
4/21/22
Price Change
$175,000
-50%

 

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