Adding Newport to my list! The famous  “white ball” was given by Tessie in August 1904. In 1926, Theresa died at the mansion. If these walls could talk! I always appreciate and enjoy reading your kind thoughts, which you are always welcome to share! Rosecliff Mansion, Newport RI Katie + Chris were married in a sunset ceremony in Newport, RI at the iconic Rosecliff Mansion. I let them open o, Merry Wednesday ✨♥️✨ This is the door to m, Merry Monday before Christmas! Life was definitely charming for those with wealth, new or old. Gorgeous home and the flowers outside are fabulous! Ballroom in the Rosecliff Mansion, Newport, Rhode Island The ballroom is the largest ballroom in Newport and a popular wedding destination. Thanks, Joy…it is a fascinating house with intriguing history! The ballroom occupies the center of the house opening to the ocean to the east and the gardens to the west. Rosecliff es la última de las mansiones que visitamos en Newport, aunque no será la última que visite, ya que tengo intención de hacer el tour por el resto que hay abierto al público, en cuanto tenga la oportunidad. ROSECLIFF MANSION 548 Bellevue Avenue Join IMC for its 18th season of this magical holiday tradition! Thanks for the beautiful tour! Rosecliff was built between 1898-1902 by Nevada silver heiress, Theresa “Tessie”Fair Oelrichs and her husband, Hermann Oelrichs who was wealthy in his own right. Soon after, the couple decided on a venue—the Rosecliff Mansion in Newport, Rhode Island. Hi Pam and thank you for sharing such a charming and inspiring post ! LOVE those tours – aren’t these houses amazing? Cindy. April showers brought only happiness and joy as Aaron & Jessica celebrated their wedding at the elegant Rosecliff Mansion in Newport, Rhode Island. Commissioned by Nevada silver heiress Theresa Fair Oelrichs in 1899, architect Stanford White modeled Rosecliff after the Grand Trianon, the garden retreat of French kings at Versailles. • I didn’t have a camera at all. These are fabulous photos, Pam. Whether you are having an intimate wedding or a grand extravaganza, Rosecliff is the … They even used this space as their personal roller skating rink. The grand staircase and the gothic fireplace in the Salon are amazing. So of course,  I had to see what this was all about  We toured three of the mansions, and with Valentine’s Day on my mind,  I am sharing the most romantic of all, Rosecliff. Thanks for visiting Christina! He was a good friend of Hermann Oelrichs, Jr and his wife, Dorothy. On the right of the main entrance is a beautiful rose garden. There are endless ideas for Valentine’s Day! Its overscaled Gothic fireplace of Caen stone is the one eclectic anomaly in Rosecliff's interiors. However, then I remind myself of the clothing they wore, with the corsets, heavy fabrics, wigs, and no air-conditioning! A dining room is also available for a dessert buffet. We toured several mansions when we were there in 1995, I think. I’ll be scrolling back for a second look. Such a beautiful estate and the gardens … well, I would love to see it in person! Although Rosecliff was built with central heating, each of the main rooms downstairs and the bedrooms upstairs also included a working fireplace. Being the history buff that I am, I had read and been somewhat fascinated by the Gilded Age, a time in  American history that saw rapid economic growth. Ring a bell? A style tour of Rosecliff Mansion in Newport, Rhode Island. Enjoy your weekend! It is truly the most wonderful time of the year! I haven’t been to the mansions in a long time and enjoyed your wonderful photos. And of course Biltmore and some of the Newport homes. Thanks for linking up again to the Take Me Away party! I am joining a group of 17 table, I interrupt your Christmas scrolling for a garden, Happy Thursday! Now that’s what I call a bridal PAR-TAY! I hope everyone’s Monday has been a good one! Its ceiling is coffered. Can you imagine being a guest at the white ball, talk about romantic. The median gross rent in Round Hill is $1,094 a month (as of 2016). It is less opulent than the Breakers or the Elms, but spectacular in its own right! In an elegant, evening affair, guests enjoyed custom cocktails on the veranda followed by dinner and dancing in the historic ballroom. Learn how your comment data is processed. ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭22:37‬ ‭. Don’t forget to check out all of the Romantic Tables for Two in our Blog Hop hosted by Chloe from Celebrate & Decorate! She wanted guests to dress like the French court of the 18th century with the women wearing white gowns and white powdered hairstyles. No thank you!! Jul 15, 2018 - Rosecliff mansion, Newport, RI. Newport Rhode Island wedding Ocean cliff resort and mansion #sabrinascolariphotography . Another way to prevent getting this page in the future is to use Privacy Pass. In 1971, Mr. and Mrs. Monroe donated the entire estate with its contents and a $2 million operating endowment to the Preservation Society of Newport County. Libby, it truly is a romantic place from a bygone era! From My Carolina Home | Everyday Living | Home is Where the Boat Is, Tuesday Rebeca, it definitely is beautiful and I agree how fascinating that Cole Porter was often a guest! Leanna, thanks so much for touring with me! This one-of-a-kind performance of The Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff is set within salons, a ballroom and the iconic staircase of Rosecliff Mansion. Hermann Oelrichs was a spectacular athlete and a champion swimmer and I am sure that sports was a topic of conversation! Thanks so much, Nancy. Ha, what fun to peak into the mansions of the ultra wealthy of another era, thanks for taking us with you! They purchased the land in 1891 from George Bancroft, an amateur horticulturist who developed the American Beauty Rose. The sweeping double staircase framed by the soaring arched window was designed for a person to be seen   The height of the stairs makes it easier to walk down than to walk up. Performance & security by Cloudflare, Please complete the security check to access. If you are at an office or shared network, you can ask the network administrator to run a scan across the network looking for misconfigured or infected devices. : – ). Bonnie, I am glad that you got to see the mansion again through my camera lens…Newport is definitely fascinating and Tessie was quite a character for sure! What an amazing tour!! This detailed view of the back terrace of Rosecliff shows McKim, Mead and White's unusual use of white glazed terra-cotta as the exterior, giving the mansion a pristine, gleaming appearance. It is a cold and rainy day but perfect for a littl. In the ballroom the centerpieces on the tables were gorgeous and flowers in large urns were everywhere. Pam – I loved this post! Several other movies have been filmed here, also. This room can accommodate up to 90 guests. I have visited the Newport mansions a couple times and am always so fascinated with their history. Needless to say, we had an amazing time photographing these two. For an unforgettable wedding, consider Rosecliff, a Gilded Age masterpiece, as the setting for your elegant event. Rosecliff Mansion winter wedding and reception are an indoor affair.Betsy and Steve’s ceremony and reception had a festive holiday December theme. Beautiful old home and I was surprised how warm most of the rooms looked. This is the largest single private room of any house in Newport and measures 40 feet by 80 feet. I am a tradit, Merry Tuesday! “It’s that time of year” that, Happy Thursday! I hope that you enjoy your day!!! How nice that you were able to spend some time there during your New England trip! He was furnished a white piano in this upstairs sitting room and wrote the majority of “Anything Goes”. These photos of the gardens in bloom are wonderful, so I am glad to have found them on your blog and experience them, even if virtually! Rosecliff was the inspiration for his song, “Night and Day”. Thank you for sharing. This past week was beautifully dress, Romantic Table For Two: Romance & Roses ». Allot of older mansions often feel cold and unwelcoming, this one is defiantly an exception. He was so sweet to agree, and we made our way over! In 1974, the Great Gatsby starring Robert Redford and Mia Farrow was filmed at Rosecliff with the house actually being a character in the movie. Happy Saturday, my friend! Completing the CAPTCHA proves you are a human and gives you temporary access to the web property. Thank you for sharing this lovely post! Isn’t it fun to imagine living such a luxurious lifestyle, Pam! Stopping by from the blog hop. Thanks for sharing. Such a beautiful house Pam, love the history as well – Tessie sounded like quite a character! Even though these people lived in opulence, their lives were so less than perfect and often so sad. It’s a treasure to behold. Vestibule and Stair Hall leading to the salon and on to the living room. It has probably the largest ballroom of all the Newport Mansions. Thanks so much for sharing it with us. I don’t get lucky very often and that was before cell phones so I didn’t get any pics. When Tessie Oelrichs died in 1926, her son, Hermann Jr inherited Rosecliff. Newport's largest private ballroom and a heart-shaped staircase, Rosecliff, built in 1902, was the setting for many of the most fabulous social events of the Gilded Age, including a fairy-tale dinner and a party featuring magician Harry Houdini. Karen, thanks for your visit…the mansions in Newport are something to see for sure! Imagine having your wedding in one of America’s most romantic locations. I cannot even imagine having a ballroom lol. Thanks my friend! What fun! Life and Linda | My Kentucky Living | Living With Thanksgiving | CoziNest, Wednesday Rosecliff remained in the Oelrich family until 1941, changing hands several times before being bought in 1947 by Edgar Monroe of New Orleans, who used the estate as a summer escape. In 1902 upon Rosecliff’s completion, it was reported to have cost $2.5 million. Though pure decadence! Rosecliff Mansion Bellevue Avenue Newport RI November 29th thru December 5th Tickets $45 each Includes refreshments in the Salon Available at IMC 401.847.4470 Or www.arttixri.com Last year's performances sold out for all shows. Your IP: 150.95.105.96 Beginning November 23rd,guests can tour some of the seaside city’s most iconic and historic mansions including The Elms, The Breakers and Marble House and enjoy stunning Christmas decorations, live […] Thanks for also sharing at AMAZE ME MONDAY! Panoply | Celebrate & Decorate | Sweet Sensations | The Painted Apron, Linking with: In 1949, J. Edgar Monroe a prominent New Orleans businessman, and his wife Louise purchased the mansion. Thank you for sharing! I’m so looking forward to Julian Fellowes’ new series “The Gilded Age.” It’s always intrigued me, even more so after visiting The Mount, Edith Wharton’s home. I thought it was the 100 anniversary of the home. The massive French doors separating the ballroom from the terrace face the harbor and allow the interior, also white, to take on the changing hues of daylight. I can only imagine the wonderful parties and gatherings that were held. Newport was the summer playground for the wealthiest industrialists who built opulent mansions facing the sea. We were also able to see a display of Tiffany glass on the second floor of the house. The ballroom occupies the center of the house opening to the ocean to the east and the gardens to the west. We happened to catch roses in bloom the only time we visited The Biltmore and I thought I would die it was so amazing! However, I remember it was not planned but we arrived there the day a charity ball was to be held that evening. I remember smelling them before I saw them. The large portrait is that of Rosecliff’s hostess, Theresa ” Tessie” Oelrichs. What I wouldn’t give to be a fly on the wall during the white ball or to hear Cole Porter playing on the piano!! Blessings, This makes me think of Biltmore, too, which was built around this same time. that is gorgeous. Rosecliff (Weddings) With Newport's largest private ballroom and a heart-shaped staircase, Rosecliff, built in 1902, was the setting for many of the most fabulous social events of the Gilded Age, including a fairy-tale dinner and a party featuring magician Harry Houdini. Please enable Cookies and reload the page. The flamboyant architect, Stanford White modeled the mansion after the Grand Trianon, the garden retreat of French kings at Versailles. Monday After the house was completed in 1902, it hosted some of the most lavish social events of the Gilded Age, including a fairy-tale dinner and a party featuring magician Harry Houdini. Beyond the Stair Hall is the Salon with the same proportions as the Dining Room (3:4, or 30 by 40 feet) and like it, originally hung with tapestry. What a most grand home. While I would never be comfortable living in one of those magnificent homes, I do love looking at them! Everything looks amazing! Jaimie Mackey. With its wood paneled walls and low ceiling, the men would retreat to the library to smoke their cigars and get away from the ladies. The architect created an exquisite house clad in gleaming white terra-cotta tiles delicately adorned with cascades of flowers and musical instruments. • Jeanie, I would love to visit Edith Wharton’s home! I hope everyone is enjoying their long weekend! Tessie hosted dinner parties that often involved as many as 200 guests and as many as twelve courses. In 1902, before the completion of Rosecliff, Tessie hosted a party covering the unfinished part of the building with flowers that included garlands of roses. Completed in 1902, for "Tessie" Theresa Fair (1854-1926), her husband Hermann Oelrichs (1850-1906) and her sister "Birdie" Virginia Fair (1875-1935).Though not on the same scale as The Breakers and others, Rosecliff is widely regarded as one of the most elegant of Newport's Gilded Age Estates and was used to portray Jay Gatsby's mansion in The Great Gatsby (1974). Make your reservations now. Thank you for sharing this amazing place. Hope your week is wonderful! Thank you for sharing with us this week at Celebrate Your Story, have a great weekend. A Classic Wedding at the Historic Rosecliff Mansion The couple headed to Rhode Island for a weekend of romance. I don’t know that he can top Downton Abbey but I look forward to seeing him try! What opulence and grandeur from a past age. Your pictures are wonderful. With classic, understated New England charm, the locale provided the perfect backdrop for the couple's 160 guests to celebrate an elegant fête in tones of dark green, gray, and gold on July 11, 2015. Thank you all so much for visiting me here! Her father, James Rosecliff salon Graham Fair, was an Irish immigrant who made an enormous fortune from Nevada's Comstock silver lode, one of the richest silver finds in history. I just came across your blog Pam and it is lovely! But the property wasn’t always quite so grand. A NEWPORT NUTCRACKER NOVEMBER 29 to DECEMBER 5, 2003 Rosecliff Mansion. The house looks like it is covered in marble, but it's actually terracotta tiles (much less expensive than carved marble). by. We were in Newport RI several years ago and walked along Cliff Walk, viewing all the wonderful “summer” homes from the outside along the way, and touring one (Vanderbilt). I cannot imagine life in those days. Rosecliff was built for entertaining and the grand ballroom is its heart. What an amazing place, Pam! Pat, Newport is very fascinating. They were the final private owners of Rosecliff and this is their bedroom. Tessie was definitely a character…. Today, Rosecliff hosts countless weddings and special events bringing the romance of the Gilded Age back to life for the 21st century. Newport Wedding Rosecliff mansion sealed with a kiss! Every grand house of the Gilded Age had a comfortable room devoted exclusively for men. How interesting the story behind this house. Rosecliff was created as a showcase for extravagant summer entertainments, Rosecliff was modeled after the Grand Trianon, a baroque pavilion built in the great park of Versailles. Thanks for the beautiful tour and history. I can only imagine how beautiful the rose garden would be in full bloom! Please note, gross rent may include not only the rent payments, but also utility bills and some other building costs. 26 bridesmaids and groomsmen? The powder blue color of Ashley’s wedding cake was made to match Newport’s Rosecliff Mansion’s ceiling perfectly. Tessie hosted some of the greatest parties of the Gilded Age at Rosecliff, a perfect stage for entertaining. It is gorgeous. Thanks so much for stopping by…I am glad you enjoyed this mansion! She was born in 1870 and described as an Irish beauty. Cole Porter, Broadway composer and society darling, was often a house guest in the 1930’s. Jul 29, 2013 - Summer wedding in Newport Rhode Island at Rosecliff Mansion. She was not a shrinking violet, nor was she demure, but she was brassy and new money. Wow. Shirley, I can only imagine what the elegant parties would have been like…Happy Saturday! We had an absolute blast photographing this amazing power couple. I am a big fan of mixing patterns a, Happy Sunday! The dining room with its green silk draperies and painted landscapes on the wall recall Rosecliff’s original design. … Over the top beautiful. Oh wow!!! The party lasted until 5 am the next morning. I mean seriously…this is the type of day every Newport bride dreams of: perfect June weather, lush green lawns, ocean views and historic beauty for days! Cloudflare Ray ID: 61618b62088021be Definitely built for fine entertaining with those expansive interiors and exquisite gardens. What a gorgeous place, and oh my how gorgeous are the gardens? The Preservation Society of Newport County has announced that tickets are now available for Christmas at the Newport Mansions, a spectacular holiday celebration for the whole family. Rosecliff was the last mansion I visited in Newport. Wow talk about living in grand style. “And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.” It, My top nine posts of 2020! I love looking at this estate, thanks for sharing your photos. I know that you must have enjoyed your visit, Thanks so much for sharing this with us. The price for his mother’s mansion was $21,000.00. © Brian Phillips Photography, Boston Wedding Photographer. Put on your walking shoes and be ready to take in all of the eye candy! Adjoining the bedroom is this luxurious bath. Rosecliff was built between 1898-1902 by Nevada silver heiress, Theresa “Tessie”Fair Oelrichs and her husband, Hermann Oelrichs who was wealthy in his own right. Rosecliff Mansion: Gilded Age Style Over the weekend we stopped by the Newport Flower Show at the breathtaking turn-of-the-century Rosecliff Mansion, which, like many of the historic Newport mansions, has been carefully preserved and is open for visitors to gawk at how the glitterati of the Industrial Revolution once summered Wishing all of my IG fr, Our Princesses on Christmas Eve! Carved French limestone makes up the base of this Gothic fireplace. After Butch carefully planned our itinerary, I realized how close we would be to Newport, RI…so  I suggested we add a couple of extra days to see what it was all about! This is Grandeur!! These pictures are lovely and the history of this property is very interesting. The couple’s love of travel, adventure, ethnic food, and trying new experiences brought them together, so they wanted to hold their wedding in a location that was an interesting travel destination for them as well… If you are ever in Newport, Rhode Island I encourage you to visit these beautiful mansions that take you back to another time. The custom gold detailing was added to match the style and vibe of the wedding, as well as the gold ornamental details inside of the 19th century gilded age mansion. Of course, Tessie had a life of privilege, but she died young in her fifties. Formal Garden. Betsy and Steve. Beautiful post, i enjoyed the tour very much. The center of the ballroom, Tessie’s elaborate social stageset, now held a ping pong table. Luckily, Olivia and JD knew full well what they were in for and totally embraced the insanity and hilarity that ensued. Thanks for sharing with SYC. They purchased the land in 1891 from George Bancroft, an amateur horticulturist who developed the American Beauty Rose. You may need to download version 2.0 now from the Chrome Web Store. In 2010, this figure was higher — $1,528/mo (+28.4%). Thanks for sharing – loved all the stories, some I hadn’t heard. Belle Bleu Interiors | Rosemary and Thyme | Dining Delight | Fjolla’s Table | Bluesky Kitchen, Thursday Thanks for joining Home Sweet Home! It’s style is Louis XIV with green silk cut velvet upholstery and draperies. Jenna, when I visit a bygone era, I always try to imagine life back then. Last Saturday, Melissa & Ed were married at Our Lady of Mercy Chapel at Salve Regina University followed by an elegant blush & gold reception at Rosecliff Mansion in Newport, RI. The room is used today as a consultation room for weddings and events. so I truly feel as though we went on the tour again! By the 1940’s, Newport’s mansions were considered useless white elephants and too costly to maintain. Jun 21, 2015. hugs, ... Full Salon that does Hair, Nails, Lashes, Spray Tanning and Make Up with a super cute Boutique filled with gifts for yourself or for someone else! 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