275 Harrison AV Newport RI

Courtesy of Lila Delman Real Estate

Description

"Ker Arvor" Is An Exceptional Estate In Pristine, Museum Quality Condition That Sits On 9.1 Acres Off Ocean Drive Near Newport Country Club. "Ker Arvor," French Breton For 'Littoral" Or "Seaside" Was Derived From The Rest Camp For Allied Forces In The Pine Forest Of Pexonne Near The Town Of Badonvillier In Lorraine, France. Built From 1931 1933, It Was Built For Summer Resident Snowden Andrews Fahnestock (1886 1962). The Architects Were Russell & Clinton Of New York.The French 18th Century Neo Classical Style Summer House Was Inspired By The Hunting Lodge Of La Lanterne (1787) At Versailles. An Estate Of This Caliber Has Not Been For Sale In Newport For Many Years. The House Is A 2 1/2 Story Stucco U Shaped Plan With Mansard Roofed Ells On The Formally Landscaped Lot. Cobblestone Paving Runs Around The Base Of The House In The Spirit Of Louis Xvi Architecture. The East Wing Houses The Garages And Service Quarters. "Ker Arvor" Was Noted In Country Life Magazine In May Of 1935. Since The Purchase Of This Estate By The Present Owner, The Property Has Been Restored To Its Present Day Exquisite Condition. No Expense Was Spared. Wallcoverings Were Recreated From The Originals. Hardware Was Imported From France, As Were The 18th Century Floors, When Available. The Property Is Listed On The National Register Of Historic Places Inventory. The Living Area Is 12,500 Sf. The Property Includes A Magnificent Pool, Award Winning Gardens, A Barn.This Property Is For The Discriminating Buyer.

Property Facts

Lot Size
9.1
Year Built
1931
Assessor Lot
121
Building Levels
2
Cooling
Central Air
Exterior
Masonry
Garage Description
Attached, Door Opener
Heating
Baseboard, Gas Connected, Zoned
Heating Fuel
Gas
Historic
Local Historic District
Hot Water
Gas
Near
Golf, Hospital, Private School, Recreational Facilities, Swimming, Tennis
Number of Rooms
21
Occupancy/Close
Negotiable
Parking Spaces
23
Sewer
Septic System

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Updated: 21st November, 2017 6:58 PM.

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The data relating to real estate for sale on this web site comes in part from the IDX Program of the State-Wide Multiple Listing Service, Inc. Real estate listings are marked with the MLS logo and detailed information about them includes the name of the listing brokers. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Copyright © 2016 State-Wide MLS, Inc. All rights reserved.

Updated: 21st November, 2017 6:58 PM.