Step Inside Ralph Lauren’s Norman-Style Stone Manor House in New York

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The Norman-style stone manor house dates to 1919. A pair of vintage automobiles from his collection occupy the circular drive.

ralph-lauren-bedford-estate-3A circa 1860 English chandelier illuminates the living room. Above the George II table is an 18th-century tapestry.

ralph-lauren-bedford-estate-4Prominent paintings in the dining room include, from right, A Woman Hunting, 19th century, by Alfred Dedreux; Henry Koehler’s

ralph-lauren-bedford-estate-5Prominent paintings in the dining room include, from right, A Woman Hunting, 19th century, by Alfred Dedreux; Henry Koehler’s

ralph-lauren-bedford-estate-7Among the artworks in the library are, from left, Fecit Romae, 1774, by Pompeo Batoni; The War Bonnet by Edgar Samuel Paxson.

ralph-lauren-bedford-estate-8Lauren names “native things and anything that has to do with a rustic sensibility” as inspirations for his 2004 fall collection.

ralph-lauren-bedford-estate-9A circular mahogany-paneled hall leads to the master bath, part of the Laurens’ five-room upstairs master suite.

ralph-lauren-bedford-estate-10The master bedroom, which is enveloped in a deep-blue fabric, is anchored by a Georgian mahogany-and-walnut bureau-cabinet.

ralph-lauren-bedford-estate-11The spacious lawn and ivy-covered walls of the 17,000-square-foot house, surrounded by greenery and sitting on more than 250 acres.

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Simply furnished, the rear terrace is used for dining and entertaining.

ralph-lauren-bedford-estate-13The Laurens shuttle between the Bedford retreat and a summer house in Montauk, New York, a Manhattan town house, a villa in

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