Inside RHONY’s Dorinda Medley’s $2.2M Berkshires mansion Blue Stone Manor with seven bedrooms and MASSIVE billiards room – The Sun
DORINDA Medley is living in the “childhood home of her dreams” in her MASSIVE 10,000 square foot Massachusetts mansion valued at over $2 million.
The 55-year-old Real Housewives of New York star’s late husband Richard Medley purchased the Blue Stone Manor in Great Barrington for his wife in 2005 one month before they got married.
The $2.2 million country home located a couple of hours west of Boston comes equipped with seven bedrooms and seven bathrooms.
Sitting on 18 acres of land, the property has expansive greenery both in front and around the house with a walkway leading down to the garden.
The reality star’s backyard also has a large swimming pool with a built-in hot tub that looks over miles of trees with mountain views.
Dorinda added her own feminine touch to the gated home and painted the original fireplace along with the walls inside of the dining room coral pink.
Her colorful 1902 abode also has a blue piano room, one red bedroom and one yellow bedroom.
The RHONY star’s furniture throughout all 10,878 square feet boldly stand out – including a purple couch, teal sofa, blue bed and green dining chairs.
Despite the 1900’s cottage having an overall vintage style, the Bravo personality modernized the kitchen with stainless steel appliances throughout.
Dorinda revealed to Saratoga Living Magazine the reason why the home means so much to her is because her great-grandfather actually helped build it after he came to America from Italy.
The blonde TV personality went on to say he was a “very accomplished mason” who had been hired to do the stonework for the estate.
“They called it Blue Stone Manor because the stone was taken from the grounds. My great-grandfather worked on it and they rolled part of the original house down the hill.
“It’s still on my property line. So, the house had a lot of history for me,” she said of the family heirloom.
"My Dad would drive us by the house, and I would say ‘One day, Dad, I’m going to get really rich, and I’m going to buy the house for us. I’m never going to get married, Mom and you are going to live there, and we’re never going to leave Great Barrington!’
"And he said, 'Yes we are, princess,’ and it became this fabled, ‘there’s your house on the hill, Dorinda.’
“I told Richard this story over and over again, and it was always this house that no one wanted, because it was old.
“So about a month before I got married to Richard, we drove up to the Berkshires and he said, ‘Let’s go by that house you like.'
“And there was no gate there, and we were going up the driveway and I said, ‘We can’t go in there,’ and he said, ‘Yes you can;
this is your house now, and I want you to have something from me that’s not part of our marriage, that’s just yours.’
“So, a month before our wedding, Richard Medley bought me the house of my childhood dreams,” she fondly remembered of her late husband.
Richard and Dorinda were married from 2005 until his passing in 2011 from liver failure.
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