Spend the Summer in Gilded Age Newport – What You Can Rent for $350,000
Saturday, February 12, 2022 | GoLocalProv and Mott & Chace Content Partnership | GoLocalProv.com
Looking to live a summer like the Astors or Vanderbilts? The folks at Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International have the rental property for you to live a summer in the Gilded Age.
Take a tour of this remarkable property and then reach for your American Express Black Card.
The ten-week rental is $350,000.
Where glamour meets luxury. “Champ Soleil” is a private gated 17-century French Chateau mansion set on 5.5 acres and features a resort-style heated swimming pool and one of the finest croquet courts in the country. High society meets high tech. The architectural masterpiece built by Polhemus & Coffin in 1929, has the latest in modern amenities central AC with 24 air handlers, whole house water filtration and a voice-enabled Google Nest system.
Commissioned for the Drexels, founders of modern-day JP Morgan, the main house includes 11-bedrooms, 8 full bathrooms, and 3 half baths. Fully furnished with elegant interiors designed by Maison Jansen of Paris, best known for decorating the White House during the Kennedy era. Host to America’s Cup dinners and dazzling galas, the grand ballroom is adjacent a formal dining room adorned with a spectacular Neo-Baroque chandelier and opens to a sunlit terrace. The Library, built of Louis XV pine panels, was imported from France and boasts one of the estates 5 wood-burning fireplaces.
Additional offerings include a chef’s kitchen, a massage parlor and a 3000 sq ft theatre entertainment room. Idyllic Umberto Innocenti designed grounds, including fragrant rose gardens, colossal copper and English beech trees, a 3-car garage, and motorcourt with parking for 8 vehicles. Ideally located on famed Bellevue Avenue near Newport’s best shopping dining and beaches.
The rental price is for 10 weeks – July 1- Sept 7 — $350,000.