This mansion was a person guided tour, not an audio tour. The tour lasted about 35 minutes and you may have to wait for your time to come up for the tour depending on how busy it is. Of the mansions we saw this was...More
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Chateau-sur-Mer is the first of the grand Gilded Age mansions to be built on Bellevue Avenue in Newport, Rhode Island. Located at 242 Bellevue Avenue, it is owned by the Preservation Society of Newport County and is open to the public as a museum. Built...More
The only was to see this house is on a guided tour. The tour takes about 45 minutes and is informative. You should book the tour in advance as you may spend tine waiting for the next tour to start. We had to wait about...More
This is a beautiful mansion that you take a guided tour. Interesting architecture and stories about the family and stories surrounding the decisions in selection of the furnishings.
I just didn't enjoy this one, especially since it didn't provide an audio tour. The guide was informed, but the tour moved too slowly. Only a few rooms are actually originally decorated.
Chateau-sur-Mer is one of the mansions located just off Bellevue Avenue. It is a beautiful home but is not as grand as some of the other mansions in the area.
Chateau-sur-Mer is the earliest of the Gilded Age mansions in Newport. Built in 1851, it kicked off a time of lavish parties on a grand scale. Other mansions in Newport that were built later are grander and more appealing today. Chateau-sur-Mer has a very dark...More
This mansion is very different from the opulent mansions like the Breakers and The Marble House. However, this house has many wonderful traits to it. Specifically, the wood carving in the dining room and the architecture were exceptional. The tour guide was great, both very...More
This home is different from the later Mansions like The Breakers, The Elm, etc. as it built much earlier, it is richly appointed with custom works from around the world. The small tours are guided by a society member who has great knowledge of this...More