41.467876 -71.30045

229 Ruggles AV Newport, RI 02840

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  • $6,900,000
  • 12 bd
  • 10 full ba
  • 1 half ba
  • 13,748 sqft
  • 94,525 lot
  • Est payment $37040.69/mo

Property & Neighborhood Info

Courtesy Of Lila Delman Real Estate

Single Family in Newport

Midcliff is an iconic oceanfront estate that lies along 2 acres of Newport’s famous Cliff Walk and abuts "Fairholme" which sold for $16M in 2016. With over 180 ft of frontage and views of the Preservation Society's gilded mansions sitting along the Atlantic Ocean, the opportunity to own property in this location is rare. Peabody & Stearns designed this historic Queen Anne shingle style home in 1886 for Caroline Ogden Jones of New York. U.S. Ambassador Perle Mesta of Washington D.C, later owned Midcliff. During Mesta's time there, she entertained such guests as Presidents Eisenhower and Truman and various members of the Vanderbilt family. Midcliff estate offers over 13,000 sq ft of combined living space with 12 bedrooms and 10.5 bathrooms. The main dwelling has 10,829 sq ft of living space consisting of 3 units combined with a total of 7 bedrooms and 7.5 bathrooms. The detached carriage house offers an additional 2919 sq ft of 2 units with a combined 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms (Unit 1 leased through March 2020). Midcliff provides ample space for a large family, guests and a caretaker, if desired. This classic property awaits a buyer to restore it to its former elegance. Newport, "City by the Sea,â€� offers residents exceptional dining, world class yachting, tennis, museums,and beaches. Estate Sale: Discharge of RI Estate Tax Lien will be obtained prior to Closing. Condo conversion for this Estate is a possibility.40' Newport Marina boat slip available for purchase with property.

Courtesy Of Lila Delman Real Estate
  1. 12 Beds
  2. 10 Full Bath
  3. 1 Half Bath
  4. 13,748 Sq. Ft.
  5. 94,525 Lot

Main Features

  • Listing Status: For Sale Under Contract
  • Year Built: 1886
  • Rooms: 29
  • Full Bath: 10
  • Half Bath: 1
  • County: Newport
  • Taxes: $66,082.00
  • Tax Year: 2018
  • Zoning: R60
  • Subdivision: Ochre Point
  • MLS Number:1221650

Additional Features

  • Cooling:
    • None
  • Equipment:
    • Cable TV
    • Carpeting
    • Dishwasher
    • Dryer
    • Oven/Range
    • Refrigerator
    • Washer
  • Flooring:
    • Ceramic
    • Hardwood
    • Marble
    • Wall to Wall Carpet
  • Insulation:
    • Unknown
  • Interior Features:
    • Attic
    • Attic Stairs
    • Attic Storage
    • Rough Bath
    • Stairs
  • Living Area:
    • Public Records
  • Number Of Rooms:
    • 25
  • Walls:
    • Plaster
  • Bathroom Description:
    • Bath w Shower Stall
    • Bath w Tub
    • Bath w Tub & Shower
  • Fireplace:
    • Marble
    • Stone
    • Wood Frame
  • Garage Type:
    • None
  • Occupancy:
    • Negotiable
  • Type:
    • Historic
  • Basement Details:
    • Full
  • Basement Entry:
    • Interior and Exterior
  • Basement Finished:
    • Unfinished
  • Basement Rooms:
    • Storage Area
    • Utility
  • Foundation:
    • Stone
  • Exterior:
    • Guest House
    • Patio
    • Porch
    • Screened Pch/Patio/Dck/Brzwy
    • Shingles
    • Storm Window
    • Wood
  • Tanks:
    • Unknown
  • Acres:
    • 2.1700
  • Frontage:
    • 187
  • Lot Description:
    • Paved Driveway
    • Paved Lot
    • Private Compound
    • Security
    • Underground Utilities
    • Waterfront
    • Waterview
  • Parking Spaces:
    • 10
  • Close To:
    • Bus
    • Commuter Bus
    • Golf
    • Hospital
    • Marina
    • Private School
    • Public School
    • Recreational Facilities
    • Schools
    • Shopping
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
  • Electric:
    • Circuit Breaker
    • Fuses
    • Generator-Whole House
  • Heat:
    • Undetermined
  • Heating Fuel:
    • Gas
    • Unknown
  • Heating System:
    • Baseboard
    • Forced Air
    • Gas Connected
    • Radiant Heat
  • Hot Water:
    • Gas
  • Plumbing:
    • Mixed
  • Sewer:
    • Public Connected
  • Showing Instructions:
    • *Financial pre-qualification required* To schedule a showing, please call or text KATE LEONARD @ 401-952-3461, SHARI DAILEY @ 401-239-7176 or KENDRA TOPPA @ 401-339-6233. *Notice required for viewing of the Carriage House*
  • Water:
    • Public Connected
  • Water Amenities:
    • Access
    • Ocean Front
    • Saltwater Front
    • Saltwater View
    • Walk to Salt Water
    • Walk to Water
  • Contract Type:
    • Inspection Period
  • Assessment:
    • 6614900.0000
  • Association Fees:
    • 0.0000
  • Basement Percent Finished:
    • 0
  • Building Levels In:
    • 3
  • Historical Property:
    • Local Historic District
  • Last Change Type:
    • Active Under Contract
  • Lot Size Sq Ft:
    • 94525.0000
  • No. of Fireplaces:
    • 11
  • Office Website:
    • www.liladelman.com
  • Total Parking Spaces:
    • 10
Neighborhood info courtesy of Homes.com © 2019

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41.467876 -71.30045

229 Ruggles AV Newport, RI 02840

238113855 41.467876 -71.30045 136 /listing/238113855-151034946/229-ruggles-av-newport-ri-02840 False 0 6900000.0 13748 100 12 10.1 1221650 False
  • $6,900,000
  • 12 bd
  • 10 full ba
  • 1 half ba
  • 13,748 sqft
  • 94,525 lot
  • Est payment $37040.69/mo