Look Inside the $15M Newport Estate of the Firestone Family



The estate of the Firestone family in Newport, RI is on the market for $15M.New England’s hottest listing may well be the historic Firestone estate in Newport, Rhode Island. Properly called Ocean Lawn, the stately Queen-Anne-style manor has manicured lawns that look to roll all the way down to the Atlantic Ocean. It was built by the white-shoe Boston firm of Peabody & Stearns in 1889, but its most famous residents moved in during the 1950s—the best-dressed-listed Betty Parke Firestone and her tire-and-rubber tycoon husband Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. Ocean Lawn offers its next stylish owners nearly seven waterfront acres, glorious formal gardens and an expansive pool and terrace. It’s all yours for $15 million; listed with Melanie Delman and Lila Delman Real Estate International in Newport, Rhode Island. 401-284-4820.

Stats
13 Bedrooms
10 Bathrooms
16,237 sq. ft.
$15 million

Contact: Melanie Delman and Lila Delman Real Estate International, liladelman.com

A fireplace anchors the formal living room.A bay window floods the living room with light.

 

A fireplace and exposed wood beams add character to this room.Exposed wood beams add character to the study.

 

Herringbone wood floors accent the wood-paneled study.A wood-paneled sitting room features herringbone wood floors.

 

The kitchen features a large center island.The kitchen has a large center island.

 

The spacious formal dining room.A peek at the formal dining room.

 

The master bedroom is bright and airy.The master bedroom is bright and airy.

 

There is a gorgeous view from the solarium.There is a gorgeous view out the windows of the sun room.

 

The grounds feature landscaped gardens.The property includes landscaped gardens.

 

The property features a pool.There is an ocean-facing pool.

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