Move over Jay Leno, there is a new TV star moving to Newport, RI!
Newport Buzz has confirmed that Judge Judith Sheindlin has purchased the former home of Campbells Soup heiress Dorrance Hamilton.
Mrs. Hamilton passed away in April, 2017 at the age of 88. She was a distinguished and pivotal member of the Newport community who will always be missed.
‘The Bird House’, located at 70 Beacon Hill Road was listed by Gustave White/ Sothebys International Reality for $10.9 million. Sited atop one of the highest points in Newport, ‘The Bird House’ is state-of-the-art in every aspect, from geothermal heating and cooling to exquisitely crafted details and top-of-the-line amenities. The soaring two-story entrance hall and living room with floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace enjoy panoramic ocean views. No expense was spared to create a beautiful sanctuary using all that modern technology can provide including Tischler custom windows and doors, three-stop elevator, radiant heated floors, 3-phase 400-amp electrical service, whole house generator, and exquisite landscaping.
The 9,700 square foot home home sits on 3.6 acres and has 6 bed rooms, 6 full bathrooms and 2 half bathrooms.