El Reposo, (the house of rest.) A mission style dwelling with stucco facade. Built by the famous architect E.F. Gilbert of New York at the turn of the century for the well-known Babcock Family. Synonymous with the Babcock and Wilcox Company whose steam boilers powered New York’s first subway and whose company continues to exist today. El Reposo is a house rich in history, as well as charm and beauty. Situated on a hill with views of the majestic Atlantic Ocean, Fishers Island and Block Island Sound. Located minutes from the heart of Watch Hill Village.
The front entrance includes an open verandah with gas grill and outdoor seating. The entry way includes original stained glass.
The first floor features a dining room for seating up to 6 people. A traditional living room with a grand piano perfect for entertaining. Adjacent to the living room is a library, 2 sitting rooms, and sun room. The open kitchen with oversize pantry and wet bar also has a washer & dryer. The second floor encompasses 6 bedrooms, including the master bedroom with a terrace and ocean views.