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Barbara was excellent to work with - she responded promptly to all emails/calls/texts and was very informative about the process for first time home buyers. She brings a wealth of local knowledge to the table and was very supportive throughout. Would highly recommend!Shaelyn Bouchard
Award winning impeccably restored Ogden Codman masterpiece offers every modern amenity and comfort. Exquisitely detailed interiors flow beautifully for entertaining or just relaxing at home. This historic property includes a two bedroom carriage house, elevator, geothermal heat and AC and an irrigation system. Bailey's Beach and the Cliff Walk are a short walk away. Absolute perfection!
âQuatrelâ was built in 1853 and was originally known as âFairbourneâ. It was built for Earl P. Mason of Providence who was the president of the Rhode Island National Bank. The house was designed by Providence architect Thomas Alexander Tefft in the style of an Italianate villa. In 1880 the house was sold to New York lawyer and art connoisseur Egerton Winthrop.
In 1903 Winthrop engaged architect Dudley Newton and designer Ogden Codman, Jr. to enlarge and remodel the house in the Classical Revival style. Many of Codmanâs architectural drawings for âQuatrelâ are in the collection of Historic New England and include elevations, details, and plans for the dining room, hall, library, drawing room, and the garden and trellis.
Codman was a friend of Edith Wharton, the 19th century writer and taste-maker who wrote several design books including The Decoration of Houses which was co-authored by Codman.
In 1949 the house was sold to Louis and Elaine Lorillard who renamed the house âQuatrelâ. The Lorillardâs were the founders of The Newport Jazz Festival. Only six families have owned âQuatrelâ.
Property Type: Single Family Home
Sub Type: Single Family Home
Listing Status: Active
County/Area: Newport County
Zip Code: 02840
Year Built: 1853
Subdivision/Neighborhood: Bellevue/Ocaen Drive Estate Area
Sq.Ft.: 9,803 sq ft
Total Rooms: 19
Full Baths: 6
Half Baths: 2
Basement: Interior and Exterior, Unfinished, Full
Garage: Detached, 2-Car
Lot Size: 1.24 acres
Accessibility: Elevator,Extra Wide Shower
View: Yes, See Water Amenities
Approx Lot Square Foot: 54014.0000
Apx Heat Cost: 2801+, Includes Cooking, Includes Hot Water
Bath Description: Bath W Tub, Bath W Shower Stall, Bath W Tub & Shower