199 plainfield pike Foster, RI 02825
- 3 Beds
- 2.1 Baths
- 3,155 Square Feet
The Mount Vernon Tavern is a 2.5 story Colonial that once served as a carriage house, tavern, bank, post office foundry & general store. A popular location for travelers from Providence to Connecticut, it was the center of local social activity in Foster. Restoration work began in the 1940's & continued through its' current owners. The gorgeous portico w/ Doric columns greets guests & owners alike. Once inside, you find yourself flanked by multiple sitting rooms. The family room to the right is well-lit by Colonial windows & features a wood burning fireplace, while the living room to the left, also known as the tap room, has a wood-burning fireplace of its own w/ a walk-in liquor closet. The adjacent family room has original exposed beams & a pellet stove, while a gorgeous Dutch Door can offer access to the outside or allow the cool breeze to come in. The dining room showcases an impressive open hearth stone fireplace & wide plank hardwood floors. Off the dining room is a half bath, laundry & modern kitchen updated w/ stainless steel appliances, white cabinetry & stone countertops. A sliding glass door leads out onto the covered stone patio surrounded by mature plantings. The entire first floor is served by radiant heat. Upstairs, the second floor provides three bedrooms, each w/ their own fireplace. The master suite has a private full bath, while a second large bedroom w/ a walk-in closet shares an adjoining bath w/ the smaller bedroom. Home comes w/ a whole-house generator.
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Foster is a residential and agricultural town rich in historic resources — houses, farmsteads, stone walls, roads and mill ruins — all of which add counterpoint to the natural beauty of its environs. Foster is still sparsely settled and its hilly, forested landscape has kept development low.
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