Andrew Peterson ¦ Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Realty ¦ 603-924-3321
About This 1880 Mansion For Sale In Newport New Hampshire
Set on over 100 acres of protective field and forest land is one of New Hampshire’s most elegant and historic estates remodeled in the late 1800’s by Austin Corbin, a dynamic self-made millionaire who was known as the “Father of the Banking Industry” and founder of the nearby 25,000 acre Corbin Park hunting preserve and Blue Mountain Forest. Offering views of Mt. Sunapee and distant hills, flanked by the Sugar River and accessed by a covered bridge.
The hilltop residence offers exquisite living space including a 51 foot great room gallery with gilded ceiling, exotic walnut and mahogany detailing and massive fireplace hearth, ornate mahogany bar with curved gilded paper ceiling, elegant paneled reception hall with fireplace and sitting room, modern kitchen with wet-bar pantry, large master suite with delightful sleeping porch, recently installed elevator, central air conditioning and three-car attached garage.
Property also includes four bedroom guest house, to be sold subject to life tenancy agreement to caretaker. Several additional outbuildings include gentlemen’s library, heated workshop and a wonderful 40 x 45 barn/guest house with vehicle storage. Showings by appointment only-Proof of funds required. A magnificent personal domain!
Photography Credit: Andrew Peterson ¦ Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Realty