One can envision themselves living in this house. It seems more realistic as a home than others that appear as more like museums.
Been here to rose cliff several times, this place is gorgeous. To have lived back in the day would of been amazing. We were married at castle hill inn in newport but rose cliff was a contender.
I had been told by friends that this was their favorite of the Newport Mansions. I disagree. We thought the tour was a bit boring, the history of the family is nothing as interesting as the Vanderbilts, although Tessie's sister Virginia married Willie Jr. The interested piece about the mansion is that for years it sat vacant for years in... More
I think what stood out the most was the shape of the house and how it had two side wings. Disappointed that we couldn't take pictures inside though I completely understand wanting to preserve the mansion and it's interior. The one and only true disappointment I personally had was they didn't sell shirts (which I collect one from everywhere I... More
I visited Rosecliff, the Newport mansion where "The Great Gatsby" was filmed. It was on the Newport Preservation Society's list of homes they own and have open to the public. It is free to visit if you buy the $50 membership to the Preservation Society. What a beautiful home situated on the cliffs above the Atlantic Ocean. I'm so glad... More
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