Picturesquely sited on a rocky outcropping at the ocean’s edge, Wildacre, an iconic oceanfront property in Newport, Rhode Island, which is architecturally renowned for both its residence and landscape has now been listed for whopping $15.75 million. Sited on the most sought-after and dramatic stretch of Ocean Drive at affluent price’s Neck Cove, this single family shingle-style colonial home actually belongs to Dorrance ‘Dodo’ Hamilton, the heiress to the renowned Campbell Soup Company fortune with a net worth of $1.1 billion, who has always enjoyed a splendid life of wealth and glamour. Besides, we have seen some of the other oceanfront properties which were offered on sale, including the private beachfront estate in Koh Samui, the MariSol’s oceanfront estate in Malibu, and the NASCAR Driver Kyle Petty resort beach house, to name a few.
This shingle-style, an American architectural style made popular by the rise of New England school of architecture, estate was actually designed by the collaborative duo of Irving Gill and Frederick law Olmstead in 1902.
Widely known by the name of ‘Wildacre’, this 8,200 sq ft. luxurious residence of Dorrance Hamilton has been meticulously restored from both outside and inside.
This oceanic front property is located in Newport, Rhode Island 02840, United States.
Boasting a total of 6 lavish bedrooms and 7 bathrooms, this striking residence fitted perfectly into the rugged oceanfront site with large granite outcroppings, also includes a separate guesthouse, greenhouse, indoor as well as a spectacular outdoor infinity pool, wine cellar, 3 fireplaces, library, tennis courts, billiards room, gardens, and a dedicated dock.
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