NEWPORT, RI — Lila Delman Real Estate International, the source for luxury waterfront real estate, homes and rentals in the Rhode Island area since 1964, announces the recent sale of 585 Ocean Ave., Newport, RI, for $4,633,350.

This is the highest sale in Newport since January 4th according to Rhode Island Statewide Multiple Listing Service.

This is the fourth time Lila Delman Real Estate International has listed and sold this property demonstrating a strong seller commitment.

Melanie Delman, president of Lila Delman Real Estate International, commented on the recent sale, “The sale of this property represents the growth we are seeing statewide for luxury properties.”

A landmark contemporary ocean facing home at the beginning of Newport’s famous Ocean Drive in the iconic Castle Hill neighborhood, “The Twigs” was designed to take full advantage of ocean views of Narragansett Bay’s entrance, the East Passage, Jamestown, and Block Island.

Originally designed by architect Bill Burgin, the home underwent complete interior and exterior renovations from 2011 to 2012.

The first floor features an open design, two native stone fireplaces, Italian custom cabinetry, and open stainless and glass shelving.

A spiral staircase leads to the second level featuring the master suite which includes a sitting area with fireplace and glass-tiled bathroom. There are 3 additional en-suite bedrooms. The top level leads to a “Crow’s Nest” lounge, large sun deck, and a 360-degree view of sunrises, sunsets and stars.

The 4,300-sq.-ft. home is further enhanced by a media room, gated entrances, a two-car heated garage, plunge pool, outdoor entertaining areas and beach access.

Lila Delman Real Estate International Associate Kate Leonard was the listing associate and buyer facilitator.

For more information or interviews, please contact Robin Nicholson, Newport Managing Broker, Lila Delman Real Estate International, at 401-848-2101, ext.156, or e-mail


Lila Delman founded the company’s original office in Narragansett 50 years ago. Since then, Lila Delman Real Estate International has grown to include 6 strategically located offices, over 90 associates, a marketing department that creatively uses online social media, and an award winning website. Utilizing international marketing partners such as Christie’s International Real Estate, Mayfair International Realty and Luxury Portfolio, the firm is consistently a frontrunner in the luxury market. For more information, please visit