42 Ledge Road Newport

11 9.1 12,367 sq ft

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‘LAND’S END NEWPORT’ ICONIC OCEANFRONT ESTATE- Unrivaled setting and extraordinary opportunity to acquire a legacy property in one of Newport’s most beautiful and sought-after locations. Sited on 5.6 ac. overlooking the famed Cliff Walk and Atlantic Ocean, ‘Land’s End’ is located on the southeastern point of Aquidneck Island, offering total privacy to the south and east and incredible waterfront views. 

Having ocean views as far as Block Island, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket, enjoy breathtaking sunrises from the private master bedroom balcony or relax on the patio and watch world class sailboats pass by.

Dynamic ocean views and streaming sunlight from virtually every room provides some of the most coveted vistas on the East Coast. Designed by architect John Sturgis during Newport’s Gilded Age, ‘Land’s End’ has a history of notable ownership including Pulitzer Prize winning author Edith Wharton. With Ogden Codman motifs, this family home is a classic example of understated elegance with modern upgrades such as a full house generator, chef’s kitchen w/ 12 burner gas stove, saltwater pool, and billiard room.  The 8+ bedroom manor house (10,910 sf) is complemented by a carriage house (1,457 sf) with 3 car ports, and 3-bedroom guest quarters for those also enjoying spectacular ocean views. A warm and welcoming gathering place for family and friends in the summer and/or winter with 8 working fireplaces. The perfect balance of location, history, and architectural design. A truly magnificent and rare Newport offering.  

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Lot Size:

5.60 acres


  • Basement: Full
  • Balcony
  • Guest House
  • Insulated Glass Windows
  • Patio
  • Shingles
  • Wood
  • Fireplace: Marble,Stone
  • Heating: Baseboard, Forced Air, Forced Water, Gas Connected, Hydro-Air, Zoned
  • Heating Fuel: Gas,Oil
  • Garage: Detached, Integral
  • Paved Driveway
  • Underground Utilities
  • Waterfront
  • Waterview
  • Pool
  • Type: Historic
  • Year Built: 1880
  • Water Amenities: Access, Beach, Ocean Front, Saltwater Front, Saltwater View, Walk to Salt Water, Walk To Water

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