673 Bellevue Avenue Newport

7 6.2 9,803 sq ft

The Property

“Quatrel” a magnificently restored Gilded Age Mansion on iconic Bellevue Avenue. Originally named “Fairbourne” built in 1853 by architect Thomas Alexander Tefft. Remastered & enlarged to its current classical revival style in 1903 under architect Dudley Newton with Ogdon Codman Jr. Sold in 1949 to The founders of the Newport Jazz Festival Louis & Elaine Lorillard who renamed the house “Quatrel”.

The 17 room gated estate has recently been impeccably restored with every modern amenity and comfort. Situated on almost 1.25 acres, this home offers 7 bedrooms, 6 baths & 2 half baths with an elaborate master suite. The interiors are exquisitely detailed and have a beautiful flow for entertaining yet perfect for relaxing at home. The main floor has a formal living room, formal dining room, library, and solarium overlooking the gardens all with 12 to 15 foot ceilings. The fully equipped kitchen/dining area/great room has granite counters, stainless appliances and everything needed for family enjoyment or formal entertaining. Professionally decorated with the perfect combination of traditional elegance and casual living. Includes an elevator, gym, geothermal heat & AC. Private Grounds blue stone patios, beautiful gardens, an irrigation system & newly installed 20 x12 foot pool! This historic property also includes a two bedroom carriage house perfect for staff or guests. A short stroll to Bailey’s Beach & Newport’s famed Cliff Walk. Private yet close to all Newport has to offer.

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Lot Size:

1.24 acres


  • Basement: Full
  • Clapboard
  • Deck
  • Guest House
  • Insulated Glass Windows
  • Masonry
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Wood
  • Fireplace: Marble
  • Heating: Central Air, Gas Connected, Geothermal, Individual Control, Radiant Heat, Zoned
  • Heating Fuel: Gas
  • Garage: Detached
  • Fenced
  • Out Building
  • Paved Driveway
  • Private Compound
  • Security
  • Sidewalks
  • Sprinklers
  • Waterview
  • Wooded
  • Pool
  • Type: Historic
  • Year Built: 1855
  • Water Amenities: Saltwater View, Walk to Fresh Water, Walk to Salt Water, Walk To Water

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Listed by RE/MAX Profnl. Newport, Inc.

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