Sitting on an eleven-mile peninsula on the Sakonnet River, Tiverton real estate is beautifully situated near a tidal strait dotted with moorings and marinas that empties into the Atlantic. Built on a hilltop and with only four stoplights in town, Tiverton is a peaceful town that enjoys incredible views of Mount Hope Bay.
Walking along the streets of Tiverton, residents can enjoy expansive ocean views, run through rolling fields, or sit on old stone walls for a rest. Local farmers dislay farm-fresh fruit and vegetables from roadside stands.
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Exquisite Waterfront Residence With Panoramic & Unobstructed West Facing Water Views Of The Sakonnet Passage And Rhode Island Sound. “tramonto Del Sole” Offers Stunning Sunsets Over The Water And A Private Staircase To The Beach. The Highest Qual...
Pease Field Farm- South Tiverton- Circa 1800 Gentleman's Farm Loved And Meticulously Cared For By The Same Family For 45 Years. Sited To Take Full Advantage Of Breathtaking Ocean Views, This Exquisite Family Compound Is The Perfect Retreat To Enjo...
Colonial Era Gentleman's Farm With Luxury Updates, 33 Acres, 5br, 3.5 Ba, Formal Lr And Dr, Gourmet Kitchen, Solarium And Florida Room. Breathtaking Setting With Majestic Trees, Rolling Fields, Barn, Guest Cottage. Incl Extra Lot In Winnisimet.
Waterfront, Set On Over One And A Half Acres Of Direct Waterfront, This Three Bed, Three Bath Home Offers Amenities For The Summer Enthusiast! Beautiful Manicured Grounds Dotted With Century Old Beech Trees, An Inground Salt Water Pool, 200 Feet O...
This Lovely Victorian Waterfront Home On Nanaquaket Peninsula Offers Panoramic Views Of The Sakonnet, Gould Island, And Nanaquaket Pond. Over Two Acres Of Beautifully Landscaped Grounds. The Waterfront Includes A Small Beach Complete With A Sandy ...
Exceptional C.1930 Waterfront Estate Set On 4 Acres With Charming Period Details, Lovely Coastal Gardens And Spectacular Sunsets. Inviting Interior Spaces Include Waterside Living Room With Fireplace And Large Picture Windows, Dining Area And Sta...
The incorporation of Tiverton and Tiverton homes in 1694, as part of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, followed a lengthy dispute between Massachusetts and Rhode Island. It was not until 1746 that Tiverton, along with the towns of Cumberland, Barrington, Bristol and Little Compton, was annexed to Rhode Island and incorporated in 1747.
Tiverton's economy was mostly supported by farming, fishing, and boat construction in the early days. Menhaden oil, a fish derivative, was manufactured in Tiverton until 1900. As early as 1827, wool and cotton mills also supported Tiverton's economy.
For many years, retirees and families have purchased Tiverton homes and houses as vacation properties and permanent residences due to Tiverton's quiet, tranquil atmosphere. Sailors buy slips at Standish Boat Yard or nearby marinas. Kayakers paddle downriver from Stonebridge near Grinnell's Beach to the sea.
Trade establishments are now the major employers in the town. Recent years have seen Tiverton grow as a summer resort and residential area and development has been concentrated in North Tiverton.
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Today, residents owning Tiverton houses enjoy the quaint stores of Tiverton Four Corners, a historic village, in South Tiverton. Shops include Roseberry-Winn Pottery and Gray's popular, homemade ice cream. Also popular is Evelyn's clam shack which serves a variety of seafood such as stuffies (Rhode Island-speak for stuffed quahogs) and lobster chow mein.
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