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WETHERLEDGE - A grand Summer Estate Built in 1889! This breathtaking estate set high on a ledge with commanding easterly & southerly views of Newport and Narragansett Bay. Designated as the "Officer's Club" for locally stationed service personnel during WWII, this very private home sits upon almost 3 acres of wooded & landscaped grounds. From the summer porch one can watch the fabulous parade of yachts sail past and enjoy the shimmering ocean views & breezes.The estate is comprised of the main house with an apartment wing and a charming stone gatehouse.On the ground floor you will find an elegant paneled dining room with fireplace at the center of the house. Arrayed around the dining room you find a card room, living room, sunroom and a large screened porch. In the adjoining wing lies the large and sunny kitchen, a butlers pantry, laundry room and a full bath. The second floor houses five bedrooms with two full baths. Three of the bedrooms on this level enjoy water views.The gatehouse is a charming stone turreted cottage set in amongst gardens. The first floor enjoys a spacious open floor plan with living room, dining room and kitchen. Off the living room you find a full bath and bonus space suitable for a large office or possibly a guest bedroom. The second floor has three bedrooms and a full bath. With a convenient private drive and parking the Gatehouse lends itself to a number of flexible arrangements such as guest quarters, staff quarters or rental.
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