The Breakers Newport RI in Grand Style RI Real Estate
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in Southern RI and beyond
(RI Real Estate Services ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
The Breakers Newport RI in Grand Style RI Real Estate To spend some time viewing the Newport RI grand mansions such as the Breakers is what Rhode Island real estate is all about and then some. I had the pleasure to do this recently with a fellow ActiveRainer, Janis Borgueta, as we toured Newport in its amazing over the top hey day. Hard to believe this majestic summer 'cottage' for Cornelius Vanderbilt was build in 2 years...Really! With over 2000 workers putting the mansion pieces together in this massive opulent home. Set on waterfront RI acreage, it is just mind boggling to view and understand how this titan of the railroads made his mark in history. The front gate to the Breakers was this massive iron gate that just was about 30 feet tall and an architectural marvel...the home ...