Distinctive Homes | Summer 2022

Page 1

of the East Bay & South Coast Distinctive HOMES SUMMER 2022

2 H I G H I N T E N S I T Y L O W I M P A C T S M O O T H . S I L E N T . T R A N Q U I L . F U L L - B O D Y W O R K O U T 4 0 1 2 4 7 7 7 4 2 I N F O @ W A T E R R O W E R . C O M A N A M E R I C A N F I T N E S S B R A N D E S T . 1 9 8 8 C O N T A C T U S T O D A Y

3 LITTLE COMPTON 30 Rockbridge Drive | Offered at1779$4,500,000MainRoad | Offered at $1,625,000706 West Main Road | Offered at $1,850,000Co-listed with Liz Kinnane Representing Distinctive Farm Coast Properties Local Expertise | Global Reach CHERRYwww.cherryarnold.comARNOLDC)401-864-5401cherry.arnold@mottandchace.com cherryarnold_realestate cherryarnoldrealestate Each office independently owned and operated. LITTLE COMPTON WESTPORT, MA 3



New owners have lovingly restored and updated one of the iconic homes of Little Compton

4 DISTINCTIVE HOMES A supplement to the East Bay newspapers

Coast The Mill House: History Preserved At Home on the Harbor The Perfect Family Home Vines, Wines and Brews206 2412 PHOTOS

This couple turned a waterfront estate in Barrington into one of the coolest homes anywhere — renovated top to bottom for family fun

A historically sensitive restoration and rebuild updated this grand Gothic for a young family

The patio of this waterfront home is built for outdoor entertaining, with large firepit area, pergola, plenty of seating, large dining table, outdoor kitchen and outdoor shower. (Story on p. 12) SUMMER 2022

The Southcoast is in full bloom and teeming with life — it’s a great time to visit the coastal vineyards and breweries of this region of the Bay South BY RICHARD W. DIONNE JR.

5 PORTSMOUTH, RHODE ISLAND The Aquidneck Club Architect-Designed 5-Bedroom Water View Home with Heated Pool & Jacuzzi in a Private, Gated Community $5,500,000 PORTSMOUTH, RHODE ISLAND Common Fence Point Custom-Built with Mooring Rights in Mt. Hope Bay $1,195,000 PORTSMOUTH, RHODE ISLAND Waterfront New Construction Half-Acre of Land Located on the Sakonnet Passage $2,895,000 BRISTOL, RHODE ISLAND ‘The Farm’ Near Downtown Historic 4-Bedroom Colonial Home on 2.8+ Acres $1,395,000 Move beyond your expectations. GustaveWhite.comEachofficeisindependentlyowned and operated. Newport: 37 Bellevue Avenue | 401.849.3000 Tiverton: 3848 Main Road, 2nd Fl | 401.816.4060 With offices in Historic Tiverton Four Corners & Downtown Newport TO-BE-BUILT 5

The front door opens right into the living room, an octagonal space which is the base of the original windmill. Note the original beams and detailing throughout.

The Mill House: History Preserved New owners have lovingly restored and updated one of the iconic homes of Little Compton



When Charlotte DuHamel and Dr. Greg Licholai first stepped into the historic 1886-built Mill House in Little Compton in August of 2019, they weren’t looking to buy a new home, but their curiosity drew them“Wein.had driven by it many times and knew about the house and some of its history,” says Dr. Licholai. “But it was overgrown and hard to see from the street, so we decided to walk through, just for kicks. Seeing how on the inside it was still so beautifully preserved, we both fell instantly in love and put in a bid.” But they also knew that owning the home meant preserving it.


Charlotte DuHamel and Dr. Greg Licholai, current owners of The Mill House, which they purchased in 2019 before renovating with historically sensitive updates.

The original, three-story windmill, built in 1812 as a working mill, was first located on Wilbor House farm and then moved across West Main Road to a property near the water. When the land where it is now located was purchased in 1886 by Reverend Thomas Slicer and his wife Adeline, they purchased the mill and moved it up to their prop erty. Connecting with Little Comp ton artist Sydney Burleigh, a found er of the Providence Art Club, and Providence architect Edmund Will son, the Slicers had them design an arts-and-crafts style summer house to be wrapped around the windmill.

The home’s original kitchen was expanded and modernized.


Dr. Greg Licholai stands in front of the home’s original fireplace in the dining area. It was moved to the house from a mansion in Providence after it was built.

page 8 7

Three stories tall, the original windmill and adjoining home has five bedrooms, including on the second floor an ensuite bathroom off the master, as well as three additional bedrooms and a bath room. A tower room at the top of the mill has 180-degree views of the Continued on

“We told our builders and crafts men, who were mostly local and became as passionate about this project as we were, that if there was any risk of damaging walls or floors during the restoration we would stop the process,” says Dr. Licholai. Their own historical nod to the house’s history was finding an origi nal 1840 weathervane mold of the Rhode Island Red that they had made and now sits on the Dingy house, a two-bedroom cottage built in 1933 next to the Mill House and a comfy place for overflow visitors.

8 Greg and Charlotte in the Tower Room on the third floor of the original windmill, which was the first owner Thomas Slicer’s study.

“We have already had family gath erings here in the summer and for Christmas,” says DuHamel. “And look forward to many more.”

The Mill’s place in Little Compton history is significant, says Marjory O’Toole, executive director of the Lit tle Compton Historical society. “The way that it incorporates the windmill is a wonderful reminder that we were and continue to be a farming community,” she says. “It is also one of Little Compton’s earliest houses purposefully built as a summer

water.The larger bedroom walls have Burleigh’s tinted plaster artwork with images still intact, like an owl on its perch, flowers, and a favorite motif of his, a fleur-de-lis, all restored and treated to prevent further damage. Burleigh also included carved plaster with inscriptions which remain; one inscription on the first floor, from John Keats’ “Ode to a Nightingale” reads, ‘Charmed magic casements opening on the foam,’ and sits above a window which overlooks the Sakonnet River. The owners have collected several of Burleigh’s paint ings and sprinkled them throughout the first-floor dining area. Along with repairs to the plaster, the current owners installed layers of insulation, refinished the original floors, and upgraded both wiring and plumbing; they added new heating and air conditioning systems as well. They updated all bathrooms, enlarged and updated the kitchen, and built an outdoor deck off the kitchen. New energy efficient win dows were installed throughout the house, carefully chosen to replicate the originals, maintaining the own ers’ goal of keeping the home’s his toric features intact.

Little Compton artist 19thhomethroughoutandplasterHouseownerswithClub,ProvidenceaBurleigh,SydneyfounderoftheArtworkedtheoriginaloftheMilltoinstallartworkengravingstheinthelatecentury.

The Mill House has an iconic place in summerthebecameandfarmingofitshistory,Compton’sLittlebothforpreservationthetown’shistorybecauseitoneoftown’sfirsthomes.

Cherry Arnold, sales associate at Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty, who represented the buyers in the sale and is also a long-time Little Compton resident, knows the house well and says it tells a rich and fascinating story of life in Little Compton in the 1880s. “From the history, the artwork, the dramatic ocean vistas and being surrounded by farmland and stone walls, I’ve always felt that the Mill House is the beating heart of Little Compton,” she says. “Our community is so fortunate to have such passionate new owners take over stewardship of this special property.”

The nearly two-year restoration of their home, including renovation of the Dinghy, was well worth the wait, says Duhamel. Dr. Licholai adds: “A lot of people in town have had a relationship with this house over the years. Whether it was visiting for parties or staying here as guests, they tell us how grateful they are that not only is the house still here but that walking in today, they can still relive memories from years ago.”

Historic House Tour in September

The Little Compton Historic House Tour, held on Saturday, Sept. 17, will feature historic properties such as the Mill House; Sea Bourne Mary, built around 1733 in New Hampshire and moved to Little Compton in 1937; Brownell Farm, constructed in the early 1800s; and The Kempton House, built in 1871 and one of the town’s few Victorian houses. Tickets are $50 in advance and $60 the day of the tour. More information about these and other homes on the tour can be found in the new book, “The Stories Houses Tell,” available at the Little Compton Historical Society, 548 West Main Road, Little Compton. For ticket information go to LittleCompton.org.

9 home, which also makes it very special, and we are so happy to have it on our Historic House Tour this year.”


The Mill House, as it appears today.

10 1985D Main Road | Westport MA | $2,600,000 Ellie Wickes | 508.493.4545

5 Courageous Circle Allison Dessel 401.339.6316$6,800,000 BRISTOL 5 Fairview Avenue Ellie Wickes 508.493.4545$3,200,000 WESTPORT, MA 30 Rockbridge Drive Liz Kinnane 401.835.1030$4,500,000 LITTLE COMPTON 139 Nayatt Road Carolyn Coleman 401.529.3763$2,799,000 BARRINGTON WATER VIEWS mottandchace.com Each office is independently owned and operated. Whether you are looking to buy your next home or ready to sell, our team of highly successful, dedicated and accomplished sales agents are focused on providing you with the best service in the industry. Your home is unique, just like your lifestyle. Let our passion for real estate work for you. WATERFRONT WATER VIEWS 11

The FamilyPerfectHome

The owners renovated an historic home in Barrington into a space designed top to bottom for family fun Catherine “Cat” Lea and her husband, Jason, transformed a circa-1875 Barrington “summer cottage” into the perfect family home. The firepit shown here is designed to mimic the rocks off their shore (background).

As would be expected in a home built for today’s standards, the kitchen anchors everything. A massive island is the center of the space, with seats for all six mem bers of the family — “we definitely eat most of our meals here,” Cat said.


Continued on page 14 13

The new kitchen includes island seating for the full family of six, along with open views out to Narragansett Bay.

In the first phase of renovation, they reshaped much of this first floor. They redesigned a living room at the back of

Catherine and Jason Lea were living in an 1,800-square-foot home on the East Side of Providence when they had their fourth child in a span of seven years. They needed more space and a family-oriented home, and they didn’t want to pay for somebody else’s renovation. If they were going to spend a lot of money for a big home, they wanted it to be their home, designed the way they wanted it. They found the perfect opportunity in an historic home along the waterfront in the Alfred Drowne neighborhood of Bar rington. They bought the “Henry Metcalf House,” built circa 1875, which had been owned by the same woman for more than three decades. Four years and multiple renovations later, the home is everything they dreamed it could be. “Cat,” “Jay” and their four children, ages 4 to 11, today live in a spectacular home that is family friendly in every way. Without changing the footprint of the house in any significant way, they renovat ed nearly every square inch of the proper ty.“The bones were good,” Cat said, but “we’d open up a wall and go ‘holy moly’ ” about what they found within. They often found that one project expanded into another, especially in a house where so much was not designed to today’s build ing codes. “We’d touch a stair, and before you knew it we were rebuilding the entire staircase to bring it to code,” Cat said. Only the third-floor tower retains much of its original design. Every other room, floor, window, wall, staircase, closet and space has been touched, changed, moved or improved in some way. The first floor – modern family living

BY SCOTT PICKERING spickering@eastbaymediagroup.com

The kitchen connects to an equally vaulted family room, all of it facing walls of windows with Narragansett Bay lapping against the back of the property.

14 the house, which was wrapped in win dows facing the water but with no direct access to the grounds. Those windows became doors, opening the home in much grander fashion to the waterfront vistas facing west.

The master bathroom, with steam shower and tub overlooking the bay.

The home’s classic library space, with walls of built-in shelves, is now the kids’ playroom, packed with books, games and toys. In the 1970s, the owner of the prop erty installed a greenhouse, connect ing the home to the large, detached, three-bay garage. The Leas removed the greenhouse, but not before finding a home for it. The entire greenhouse was dismantled, piece by piece, and donated to a farm in Westerly. That greenhouse footprint then became permanent living space, home to a mudroom designed perfectly for a family of six. All four kids have their own oversized cubbies, and the par ents have their own mini-closets/cub bies.

They remade a three-season room at the back corner of the property into a year-round space, which later became a home office during the peak of the pandemic.

The Leas’ front yard screams family fun, with trampoline, playground, basketball court, tree swing and more, which typically attract their four children plus friends from the neighborhood.

Bristol Harbor Waterfront Opportunity

Continued on page 18 Though renovated slightly, this guest bedroom on the third floor retains much of its original charm, including hardwood floors, fireplace and uneven ceilings.

Chart House Realtors is thrilled to invite discerning buyers to one of the most unique and exclusive views in the region. Nestled along the eastern shore of Bristol’s renowned Poppasquash peninsula, four of the most unique and exclusive new house lots await the home of your dreams!

Poppasquash Point - Bristol, Rhode Island Matt Antonio Principal Broker, REALTOR® (508) matt@charthouserealtors.com243-6615

@charthouserealtors 15

Each of the lots looks over majestic Bristol Harbor, home to world-class sailing and a working waterfront of fishing boats, fantastic restaurants and bustling marinas. Three of the lots boast significant frontage on Bristol Harbor, with all conditions favorable for deep-water docks directly off the property. Enjoy walking through the backyard to enjoy a moment by the water, or setting sail for Narragansett Bay, Newport or points beyond.

One dynamic area of this first floor was lost during renovation. A “secret” staircase — it was literally hidden behind a bookcase — was removed, regrettably, during the remodel.

“I really felt badly about removing the secret staircase,” Cat said. “It felt like we were ruining part of the house.”Sothey made up for it on the sec ond floor. The second floor – secret spaces

Scan for details: 47 Maple Avenue | Barrington, RIcharthouserealtors.com

We have a team of experienced, reputable builders and architects who are ready to hear about your waterfront dreams and design a home that will exceed your expectations. Contact us today to view the rolling stone walls, abundant wildlife, and sweeping views of Bristol Harbor.

The master suite is majestic — his toric fireplace (one of five in the home), balcony overlooking the water, steam shower, enormous walk-in clos et and more. But the beauty of the second floor is in the two kids’ bedrooms, where the two girls share one room and the two boys share another. The Leas returned a little mystery to their home by creat ing loft spaces in each bedroom, con nected by a secret passageway between the rooms. The kids can climb a ladder to their special hide

170 NEW MEADOW ROAD Barrington, RI | $995,000 Nancy Weaver | 401.837.2355

BARRINGTON, RI 4 WHITE BIRCH LANE | $1,650,000 BARRINGTON, RI 246 RUMSTICK ROAD | $2,499,000 Kerri 401.837.0325Payne Alicia401.835.2605Reynolds BARRINGTON, RI 4 BROADVIEW DRIVE | $995,000 Kris 401.965.9146Chwalk Kirk | 401.225.0375Schryver BARRINGTON, RI 31 WASHINGTON ROAD | $699,900 BARRINGTON, RI 57 MASON ROAD | $899,000 Kathleen508.564.3555Flaherty Beverly401.529.3247Chittim Barrington 401.245.9600 Cumberland 401.333.9333 East Greenwich 401.885.8400 Little Compton 401.635.8590 Narragansett 401.783.2474 Newport 401.619.5622 Providence 401.274.6740 West Side PVD 401.457.3400 Westport MA 508.636.4760 BARRINGTON, RI 0 MANOR ROAD | $1,499,500 *Ranking based in whole or in part on data supplied by State-Wide Multiple Listing Service. The MLS does not guarantee and is not in any way responsible for its accuracy. Data maintained by the MLS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market. Based on information from Statewide MLS for 2021 as of January 2022. RHODE ISLAND’S #1 REAL ESTATE COMPANY * TRUSTED NAME, PROVEN RESULTS ResidentialProperties.com PENDINGACTIVEUNDER CONTRACT 17

A second renovation added another magical space to the second floor, when Dad got his dream room. Jason, a scratch golfer, now enjoys a spectac ular space above the garage, with enormous golf simulator, sur round-sound speakers, elegant bar, and towering ceiling with its own, lightfilled tower. Glass French doors enclose a separate workout space (where Cat can use the Peloton and still stay close to family and keep an eye on the kids), and the man-cavelike space has its own half-bath with automatic-flush urinal.

The boys’ bedroom, as seen from the loft above, which includes firepole (which the kids use to slide back down) and secret passageway to the girls’ room. The girls’ room includes a special loft area, accessible by ladder, which connects to a secret passageway leading to the boys’ bedroom.

ton of people over at my house while growing up,” Cat said. Yet that’s what she wanted in her home.

On any given day, a passerby will find a trampoline, wooden playground, tree swing and basketball court, along with an array of children’s toys, balls, bikes and probably a few kids, some of them Leas, some of them neighbors. It’s a stark contrast to so many of the multi-million-dollar waterfront estates throughout the region. This place is clearly home to kids, and it is designed for fun. Behind the house, the stretch of land between home and shore is breathtaking The Leas reshaped every thing in the rear of the property. Today it hosts a huge patio, a rock fire pit designed to match the rocks protruding from the water off their back shoreline, an elegant pergola, and an outdoor kitchen and outdoor shower.“When we get a crowd here, it can be bananas,” Cat said. “Last weekend we had a few families here — like 12 children and eight adults — and we were all eating dinner outside. It’s nice to have all that space.” This house is built for family gather ings, which is exactly what the Leas wanted.“Jason and I both come from big families. We’re both one of four chil dren. But I don’t remember having a

“This is my husband’s dream room,” Cat said of the entire space. “It’s a lot of fun. The whole family has used it a ton.”

The landscaping – family-friendly The Lea home today has a dramatic presence from any angle, but the view from the street is the most revealing.

18 away, which includes its own nooks for magical play, and sneak from one part of the house to another.

“When we lived on the East Side, we never hosted a holiday, we never had peo ple over, just because there was never enough room. So when we did this proj ect, we wanted to build something where people want to come over, where the kids want to be here after school. I want to know what’s going on with them. I want them all here … This is not how I grew up,

RIGHT: Cat Lea takes a swing on the golf simulator, which was replicating “The Old Course” at St. Andrew’s, where the British Open was held last month. but this is how I want to live.” Cat and Jason were the heart of the renovations, but a team of professionals were the brains. Architect Scott Wey mouth designed most of the spaces. D.E. Zeilstra was the general contractor. Brooke Merriam of Sunflower Designs designed much of the landscaping and all of the plantings, including an innovative rain garden in front of the house. And Kate Mogul led the interior design.

LEFT: Cat Lea hits a putt inside the spectacular game room, with towering beam ceiling, home to multiple TVs, a bar, ping pong table, golf simulator and workout room.

Ryan M. Fonseca Associate 401.489.0065Broker sellingwithryan.com A tenacious agent who navigates the market with passion, Ryan is friendly, professional, high-energy and most importantly, honest — work with an agent you can trust Your goals, my passion, let’s talk!

“I have a lot of energy and a lot of excitement,” Cat said. “I know what I like. But I needed a lot of help pulling this all together.”Thefinished project is something to behold. For the Leas, it is the perfect family home.


When the current owner found Bristol’s Charles H. Church House on the market in 2015, she knew she had found “the one.”“We were living in the UK at the time, and we had some clear ideas about what we were looking for,” she said of the dream home she and her wife had in mind. “We wanted to be somewhere that was somewhat rural, surrounded by nature, but really convenient to cafés, restaurants and shops, which is kind of a difficult ask. And in an ideal scenario, we’d love to have a water view … So when this house came on the market it kind of ticked all those boxes quite nice ly.”So nicely, in fact, that she moved quickly to purchase, still sight-unseen by her wife. “That’s not something I would have done if the house was finished … but it was clear that it needed very extensive renovation, a complete over haul.” The couple visited the home together for the first time on their anni versary, and began making a plan to make it their own. Built in 1881 by descendants of one of Bristol’s oldest families, the Charles H. Church house is Modern Gothic style with a main gable roof, lower gable-roof wings, and several triangular dormers. Original exterior details include a com pound front door with etched-glass pan els and a wraparound porch.

The Charles H. Church House recently underwent a significant historic restoration which included building a replica of the original barn (in rear), interior renovations to the main house, and a full restoration of the miniature church (a homage to the family that owned the property through most of its history), which had itself fallen into disrepair.

BY CHRISTY NADALIN cnadalin@eastbaymediagroup.com


A historically sensitive restoration and rebuild updates this grand Gothic for a young family

At Home on the Harbor


An addition to the rear of the building made room for this bright and functional kitchen.

The house also came with a gabled barn, but by 2015, it was listing so badly that there was no way to bring it back. The couple enlisted the help of architect Melissa Hutchinson.

Continued on page 22 21

“The clients instantly fell in love with the setting of the historic property overlooking Bristol Har bor,” said Hutchinson. “It was important to preserve the architec tural elements of the original house that give it such unique character, while providing a more open concept floor plan for enter taining and modern-day living. The house and barn are great exam ples of how historic details, char acter and craftsmanship can be successfully restored and pre served while accommodating modernHutchinsonamenities.”partnered with Charles E. Millard Inc. General

The glassed-in porch on the side of the house is embellished with details and dentil work representative of the Modern Gothic style.


The doors to the barn, designed to be an exact replica of the one that was deemed unsound and torn down. A miniature church at the front of the property was fully restored during the renovation.

Contractors, and they came up with a plan to rebuild the barn. They created an exact replica of the exterior of the original struc ture — something they were only able to do after gaining local and state approval, as the property is part of the Poppasquash Farms Historic District, on the National Register of Historic Places since 1980. “We had hoped to restore the original barn, but we deter mined, and a civil engineer confirmed, that it was structurally deficient,” said contractor Dean Nadalin.Inside the main house, the old kitchen was jammed into a win dowless back corner, not ideal for a couple that loves to cook, and knew they wanted a kitchen that would serve as the heart of the home. A small addition to the back of the building created the space for a fully modern and bright space that does just that.

Independently Owned & Operated Local Experts · Exceptional Service · Client Focused · Results Driven 557 Hope Street, Bristol, RI 401 396 9849 | RAVEIS.COM | THE BEST JUST GOT BETTER Whether you are selling, buying, or considering a move, we will guide you every step of the way. Contact one of us today! Jon Egan 401 286 2086 Karen Florio 860 303 9899 Natasha Horvatic 401 644 5689 Tery Pedro Matrone 401 499 8245 Sarah Principe 401 374 7064 Tiffany Sousa 401 286 6159 Erin Venditti 401 255 5019

Another significant interior alteration was the removal of a wall that was on the right imme diately as you walk into the house, letting light into a former ly dark corner of the home and making the entrance both more grand and more welcoming at the same time. On the second floor, four bedrooms were changed to three, allowing for an en suite master bathroom. In several rooms, the new was made to look old. Shelving in the library looks original to the home, including a classic rolling library ladder. Original sliding doors (with original hardware) between the rooms were rehabilitated to once again glide smoothly, and the tile surrounding the wood-burning fireplace in the kitchen is new as well. Expertly hand-crafted moldings were made to match where needed. With a massive copper beech keeping an eye over the com pound, the home has a grand presence overlooking all of Bris tol Harbor.


The library’s newly constructed shelves blend seamlessly into the 1881 interior.

If it’s a larger, more bustling vineyard you’re looking for, stop by Newport Vineyards on 50 acres of vines and 100 of farmland on the outskirts of Newport in Middletown. The Taproot Brewing Co. has a broad range of craft beers (Vineyard Pils, Horse Power and the F-Bomb) as well as food offerings that include freshly picked veggies from their estate gardens on a summer vegetable pizza, Narragansett Bay Quahog Chowder, a House Charcuterie Board and much more. Pick your beer or wine flight, or grab a bottle (Great White, Pinot Noir Dry Rosé or a Rhody Coyote hard apple cider), sit at a table under a large, covered patio or plop down in your own chairs and a blanket on the lawn and take in the scenery. All ages are welcome and activities for the whole family include a Wednesday night music series for wine tasting and Labor Day live music featuring Orange Whip and dining on the vineyard grounds. Open 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sundays. Newport Vineyards 909 East Main Rd. Middletown, RI 401 848-5161 | www.newportvineyards.com

Vines, Wines and Brews

Wine and craft beer enthusiasts do not have to travel far to find top notch vineyards and breweries on the farm coast and over on Aquidneck Island. Sprinkled through Westport, Little Compton, Portsmouth and Middletown, visit and enjoy a flight of wines sitting where the grapes are grown or a glass of craft beer overlooking Narragansett Bay. Food trucks, activities and live music round out the experience. (A traveler’s tip: Check their Instagram pages for up-to-date events and to see what’s on tap.)

It’s a great time to visit the coastal vineyards and breweries of this region



The TheTheLook.Fit.Works 34YEARS 544 Milford Plaza, Swansea, MA • 508 677-1414 • windowworksma.com Get a Custom Look Without a Custom Price Draperies • Solar Shading • Roman Shades Shutters • 2” Wood Blinds Natural Woods • Cell Shades Drapery Hardware • Verticals • Bedspreads FREE ESTIMATES • INSTALLATION SHOP AT HOME 25

Tastings are available inside and out at Westport Rivers so don’t let a rainy day keep you away. The Farmer’s Feast food truck provides goodies, such as flat bread pizzas and vegan wraps to enjoy while tasting their Pro secco-style Farmers Fizz, Westport Rivers Pinot Noir Rosé or River Flatts Red. Or bring some home to pair with any seafood meal.Their Sunset Music Series on Friday nights runs through mid-September but sells out quickly so check online for ticket availability. Firepits can be reserved when temperatures start to drop, and look for hayrides and pumpkin carving this fall. Open Monday – Saturday 11 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.; outside food is not allowed.


and Winery 417 Hixbridge Rd. Westport, MA 508 636-3423 | www.westportrivers.com




Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyard 162 West Main Rd. Compton 401 635-8486 www.sakonnetwine.com

If you’re looking for a vineyard off the beaten path, visit Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyard in Little Compton, about half a mile from its entrance on West Main Road resting on 150 acres. Drive through winding bucolic fields and trees until the road opens up to a welcoming barn with open doors leading to their wine tasting bar; a café menu includes cheese boards, wraps, and salads (outside food not allowed). Enjoy a flight of wines at the bar or grab a bite and a bottle and relax in one of their many outdoor tables and chairs dot ting the fields across from the barn. From a light-bodied char donnay with green apple and a touch of honeysuckle (Expediate Happiness) to Sacred Rosé to Rhode Island Red, a fruit forward blend of blackberry, jam and spice; savor the flavors and the day. Open Friday-Monday, 12 -4 p.m. Rivers Vineyard


CAPE CUPOLACODKIMANDMIKERODERICK,OWNERS North Dartmouth, MA 02747 Manufacturers of Quality Cupolas And Weathervanes since 1939 Visit us at: www.capecodcupola.com CAPE CUPOLACODKIMANDMIKERODERICK,OWNERS North Dartmouth, MA 02747 Manufacturers of Quality Cupolas And Weathervanes since 1939 Phone: 508-994-2119 Fax: 508-997-2511 Sky’s Limit” CUPOLACAPELTDKIMANDMIKE 78 State Road North VisitFax:Phone:AndManufacturersDartmouth,Weathervanes508-994-2119508-997-2511usat:www.capecodcupola.com “The Sky’s Limit” CAPE CUPOLACODLTDKIMANDMIKERODERICK,OWNERS 78 State Road North Dartmouth, MA 02747 Manufacturers of Quality Cupolas And Weathervanes since 1939 Phone: 508-994-2119 Fax: 508-997-2511 Visit us at: www.capecodcupola.com • roofing (new, replacement, repairs) • metal roofing • rubber roofing • siding • downspouts • flashing / reflashing • chimneys • and much more! Proudly serving the East Bay area for over 18 years Fully Licensed: #23723 Free Estimates Call (401) 297-9292 Bristol, RI | Mon-Fri 8am-5pm • Sat 8am-12pm www.qualityconstructionandroofing.com Specializing in residential and commercial roofing 27

28 Visit on a weekend and live jazz music will likely be playing at Greenvale Vineyards in Portsmouth as you sit among the vines on picnic tables, sipping a flight of their Greenvale Chardonnay, Pinot Gris Ramato, Skipping Stone White or Bordeaux-style Cabernet Franc. Or bring your own blanket, chairs and snacks, settle in and enjoy the breeze from the Sakonnet River on this family farm established in 1836 with 27 acres under vine. Upcoming events include Wine Down: Yoga & Jazz (Aug. 17); and food trucks, depending on the weather pop up on weekends. Open every day through December 11 a.m.- 5 p.m., 12 - 5 p.m. on Sundays, check their vineyard calendar for activities. Greenvale Vineyards 582 Wapping Road, Portsmouth 401 847-3777 | www.greenvale.com Vineyards


Buzzards Bay Brewing 98 Horseneck Rd. Westport, MA 580 636-2288 | www.buzzardsbrew.com


Moving to their new location on Bristol Fer ry Road earlier this year, Ragged Island is on 37 acres of farmland and also recently opened up their state-of-the-art brewing barn in a newly renovated barn with a 10-barrel brewhouse. The 1890s farmhouse with a greenhouse, multiple outdoor decks and amazing views of the Narragansett Bay has been remodeled as a taproom for tastings and retail sales. A fun and knowledgeable staff pours beers from the tap, among them Liquid Hugs, Hoop House and Suggestion Box is Full. Upcoming food vendor partners include Newport Chow der Co., Friskie Fries and at the end of the month a Ragged Island Steak Fry with New England Grass Fed and Island Catering Girl (tickets required). Visitors are also welcome to bring their own food. Hours are Mon day-Wednesday 2pm-8pm, Thursday-Satur day 12 - 9 p.m. and Sunday 12 - 7 p.m. Sharing a farm with Westport Rivers Winery, all of Buzzards Bay’s craft beers are brewed with locally grown grain and Massachusetts grown hops. Favorite brews include Golden Flounder, a blonde ale brewed with local barley and with white wheat malts, and Buzzards Bay IPA, which changes up yearly with every new crop of hops. Come for their week end Food Truck Farm Fest, featuring live music; on Tuesdays the Tacofied Truck visits, and Wednesdays and Thursdays it’s the Food Fighters Truck (smash burgers); all events promise great family fun with cornhole, bad minton and a disc golf mini course on the grounds. Open Friday 3-8 p.m., Saturdays 1 - 8 p.m. Ragged Island Brewing Co. 54 Bristol Ferry Rd. www.raggedislandbrewing.comPortsmouth

30 LOCAL. RELIABLE. EXPERIENCED. 4 0 1 . 2 4 6 . 0 7 1 1 w w w . r o o f i n g d o c t o r . n e t INSTALLING QUALITY ROOFS FOR 30+ YEARS! INSTALLING QUALITY ROOFS FOR 30+ WWW.ROOFINGDOCTOR.NETYEARS!Walkways • Patios • Retaining Walls Spring/Fall Clean-ups • Weekly Lawn Maintenance Hydroseeding • Bobcat / Excavation Services Tree Service • Brush Mowing Services Matt Blais, Owner FREE ESTIMATES Fully Insured Residential & www.SuperiorLCinc.comCommercial 508-252-4554 HOME EQUITY FAIRHAVEN | FALL RIVER | NEW BEDFORD | SEEKONK Insured by NCUA | NMLS #422864 Equal Housing Opportunity 508.994.9971 | alltrustcu.org Visit one of our neighborhood branches today! Upgrade your home. Or your life. Do something big with the equity * in your home. Redo a kitchen or bath | Build an addition | Pay tuition Consolidate debt | Energy-efficient upgrades *Subject to credit approval. CREATING OR UPDATING? WE GOT YOU COVERED! Allow Barrington Plumbing & Heating to Help Today! 401-252-9112 Keep your systems maintained. Catch small problems before they become big problems. DISTINCTIVE HOME Services

Creating Quality & Livable Homes for Hundreds of Satisfied Clients Since 1996 Home Renovation • Home Remodeling New Home Construction • Historic Preservation 15 Gooding Ave, Unit 12 Bristol, www.samuelboothbuilding.com401-254-6006RI DISTINCTIVE HOME Services Phone: 401-253-0296 • Cell: 401-640-6948 • Fax: 401-396-9986 Lic #A3312 Automatic & Manual Standby Generator Systems Call for a Quote Today! Electrical Contractor • Multi family fire alarm systems • Electrical service replacements • Residential & commercial wiring applications &ResidentialCommercial License# RI00007914. ©2019 Wood’s Heating Service. ©2019 Woods Heating Service. ACQ_19111 OIL AC PROPANE GENERATORS 401.434.1487 woodsheating.com OIL AC PROPANE GENERATORS 401.434.1487 woodsheating.comLicense# RI00007914. ©2019 Wood’s Heating Service. ©2019 Woods Heating Service. ACQ_19111 OIL AC PROPANE GENERATORS 401.434.1487 woodsheating.com License# RI00007914. ©2019 Wood’s Heating Service. ©2019 Woods Heating Service. ACQ_19111 OIL AC PROPANE GENERATORS 401.434.1487 woodsheating.com 820 Taunton Ave (Rt. 44) | Seekonk, MA 508-557-0170 • InfinityKitchensandBaths.com Showroom Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am - 5pm, Saturday 9am - 1pm 31

32 W E A R E T H E S O U T H C O A S T South Dartmouth $12,950,000 Little River Road Compound! Oceanfront estate with main resident, two bedroom pol house, carriage house, spectacular separately deeded four bedroom guest house and deep water dock, two guest cottages with dock and three bedroom ranch Enjoy exquisite Buzzards Bay views from this landmark estate! Contact Will Milbury 508 525 5200 South Dartmouth $1,695,000 Classic Greek Revival set on 38 acre in the heart of Padanaram Village Contact Will Milbury 508 525 5200 7 9 0 M a i n R o a d W e s t p o r t , M A 0 2 7 9 0W E S T P O R T 3 0 4 E l m S t r e e t S o D a r t m o u t h , M A 0 2 7 4 8 M I L B U R Y & C O M P A N Y w w w M i l b u r y R E c o m E s t . 1 9 8 0 P A D A N A R A M 5 0 8 9 9 7 7 4 0 0 5 0 8 6 3 6 2 4 0 0 Round Hill, South Dartmouth $775,000 Penthouse/Mansion Unit, 1291 s f with community amenities: pool, golf, beach, tennis Contact Maggie Tomkiewicz 508 995 2444 NEW LISTING! TivertonLAND $275,000 Alice Petersen 965.6938 UNDER WestportAGREEMENT$795,000 Maggie Tomkiewicz 508.995.2444 WestportSOLD $1,795,000 Will Milbury 508.525.5200 NEW SouthLISTINGDartmouth $949,600 Kevin Quinn 774.319.3401 Westport Acoaxet This striking, custom-built, post-and-beam style home is set on 1.9 acres and offers 3,476 sq. ft. of magnificent living space with three bedrooms, 2.5 baths, upscale kitchen with heart pine flooring, three-car attached garage . . . grounds include patio with firepit and pergola, outdoor shower and custom shed. A stunning place to call home! Offered at $1,875,000 Contact Chris Hiller 508.965.8409 NEW LISTING!

Issuu converts static files into: digital portfolios, online yearbooks, online catalogs, digital photo albums and more. Sign up and create your flipbook.