Who owns Hopedene Newport?

Hopedene is the private home of Nicholas Schorsch, owner of the Audrain Automobile Collection, who will have his private collection on view. “Here’s the thing,” Leno says. “You don’t get water in California. Not for anything less than $150 million.” He bought the estate fully furnished, too.

What is the largest mansion in Newport RI?

The footprint of the house covers approximately 1 acre (4,000 m2) or 43,000 square feet of the 14 acres (5.7 ha) estate on the cliffs overlooking Easton Bay of the Atlantic Ocean….The Breakers.

Coordinates 41°28′11″N 71°17′55″WCoordinates: 41°28′11″N 71°17′55″W
Built 1895
Architect Richard Morris Hunt
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Who owns the mansions in Newport RI?

the Preservation Society of Newport County
Mansions Still in Private Hands. While the Preservation Society of Newport County now owns and maintains 11 historic properties—including The Breakers, the 70-room mansion Cornelius Vanderbilt II built in 1893—a few oceanfront Newport estates remain in private hands.

Which Newport mansions are privately owned?

Today many of these Gilded Age “cottages” are owned and maintained by the Newport Preservation Society, but a few stunning Newport mansions including Fairholme, Plaisance, Wildacre and Wyndham remain in private hands.

Who originally owned the Newport Mansions?

The family’s connection to Newport was severed by the Civil War, and the house was acquired by China Trade merchant William Henry King, a prominent Newporter. Five generations of King family collections are on display.

Where is Jay Leno’s house in Newport?

In 2017, comedian Jay Leno and his wife Mavis purchased four of the five condos at the Seafair estate located at 254 Ocean Ave., for a total of $13.5 million. The home was designed for Verner Z. Reed Jr. by William MacKenzie on an 11.5 acre lot next to the shoreline.