Historic House Listings

“The Gables”, Circa 1898. The staircase is beautiful! 13,000 square feet in New Hampshire. $349,000

August 7, 2022

This is a huge house with 13,000 square feet! The staircase is beautiful! The Gables was built in 1889. It is located on .54 acres in Newport, New Hampshire. The home features a large wrap around front porch, porte cochere, hardwood floors, stained glass windows, fretwork, wainscoting and crown molding. This home was originally built for the Emerson Family. Nine bedrooms, three bathrooms and 13,246 square feet. $349,000

Contact Carter Bascom with Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Realty: 603-526-4050

From the Zillow listing:


One of Newport’s grand old Victorian homes. Originally built by the Emerson Family in 1989 as “The Gables,” on September 1, 1899, the then Argus-Spectator local newspaper reported “a rare model of elegance and beauty…”. The Gables has three floors, a full basement, and a small attic. There are 22 rooms. It has nine bedrooms, three covered piazzas, an elaborate staircase with a stained-glass window, frescoed walls and ceilings, a dumbwaiter, and speaking tubes. A large addition of a two-story hall with a bar, kitchen space, and stage was built and was home to the Moose Lodge of Newport from 1944 – 1991. This unique property requires the same sentiment as its owners; it needs someone to restore and bring it back to its historical grandeur. Located in a commercial district, this property could be utilized as office space or converted into a single-family home. There may be some tax benefits to residing the property with grant funding. Many opportunities and potential exist in this special place.



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