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NEWPORT-Royden, a private family estate on 2 1/2 acres with beach

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 30 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
11
Bedrooms
6
Bathrooms
4
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 30 nights

About the property

House, 6 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, 11 Sleeps

"Royden" is a classic old Newport estate in the Castle Hill area.

This early 20th century family house is constructed of red

brick with slate and copper roof and has two working fireplaces,

front and service gravel driveways on two and a half acres of

finely landscaped grounds with old growth trees and shrubs,

gardens and an expansive lawn. This very private residence is

surrounded by a classic stone wall and has 6 bedrooms, 4 1/2

baths, living room, dining room, kitchen , 2 car garage and sun

terrace.The sounds of fog horns and bell buoys fill the air and a

lovely private beach is just a short amble away.

Royden, the Stuyvesant Leroy House (1928-29; Frederick Rhinelander King, architect):

A 2½-story, 5-bay-façade, center-entrance, high-hip-roof L-plan Georgian Revival house with brick foundation, paired-Tuscan-column pedimented entrance porch sheltering principal entrance with sidelights, 6-over-6 windows, terrace on the west within the re-entrant angle of the L, 2-stall garage in the north elevation of the rear ell, dormers on the north and south slopes of the roof, and off-center chimney on the ridgeline; an axial drive, entered from Commonwealth Avenue to the east, is centered on the principal entrance and culminates in a circular motor court in front. In addition to the internal vehicular-circulation system, landscaping of the more-than-2-acre lot includes open greenswards to the east, south, and west punctuated with specimen trees, peripheral trees and understory plantings, and a stone wall details the boundaries.

At the lot’s northwest corner is the Collins family burying ground, a small plot enclosed by a granite-bollard and metal fence with 11 monuments (8 slate slabs, 2 granite slabs, and 1 marble obelisk on plinth) and a marker describing this as the burial site of John Collins (1712-1795), a member of the Continental Congress (1778-83) and Governor of Rhode Island (1785-90).

Leroy (1865-1951), a nephew of Edward King (1815-1875), whose family owned most of this part of Newport in the 19th and early 20th centuries, was at least the second generation of his New York family to spend summers in Newport; he built this about the time he retired. Architect King was Leroy’s first cousin once removed and may have designed this house.

More Details

Owner
John B.
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2017

Why John B. chose Newport and Aquidneck Island

Private

What makes this house unique

Privacy and beach

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Rates & Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter
Jan 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
From
$750
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$15,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
From
$750
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$15,000
 
 
summer
Jun 17 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
From
$1,000
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$20,000
 
 
Sept.
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 12 2017
3 night minimum stay
From
$1,200
Fri,Sat,Sun
$20,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay
$20,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Monthly Rate: $3500 - $15000

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Amenities

Newport House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Golf Course View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Half Bathroom -
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Location is just one block off the Ocean Drive and one block from the Newport Country Club. Located off a quiet sidestreet, this home has hardwood floors throughout, washer/dryer, dishwasher, cable TV and internet, finely furnished rooms and a piano. The sun patio provides for private sun bathing and flower gardening or a short stroll to the private sandy beach for a swim .

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