December 20, 2010

Dining Room

Dining Room

The Beach Mansion dining room offers all the traditional luxury details, with stained glass windows, the mansion’s original chandelier, marble-topped buffet, and matching six-foot, french pedestals. With a beautiful inlaid floor and century-old handmade wallpaper, it’s undoubtedly one of the finest formal dining spots in New England. (more…)

December 8, 2010

Great Room

Great Room

The main room of the original mansion, the massive Great Room features mahogany-detailed window seats for an clear view of the water. Stained glass windows and the room’s magnificent gas fireplace radiate authenticity and splendor, while leather furniture and a 65-inch television provide the creature comforts of modern living, reflecting the charming mix of past and present this Rhode Island vacation home has to offer.

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December 6, 2010

Congressional Room

Congressional Room
The Congressional Room envelops guests in nineteenth-century atmosphere, complete with original hand-painted leather wallpaper, hand-painted ceiling, and stained glass windows. Guests can curl up on the built-in window seat and enjoy a crackling fire in the fireplace surrounded by a large hand-carved wooden mantlepiece. Cozy and cordial, the Congressional room offers ample seating and period furniture among its gilded details. Be sure to see the fireplace in the following picture. (more…)
December 5, 2010

Repetti Music Salon

Repetti Music Salon
The music salon’s sheer luxury–from intricately-carved gilded walls to painted alcoves and gracefully arched windows–echo an era when music played in the home was the chief form of leisure-class entertainment. The nineteenth century Steinway grand piano (not playable) in the music salon is original to the Beach Mansion. Please browse photographs of the Repetti Music Salon: (more…)
December 4, 2010

Kitchen

Kitchen

Large enough for an entire family to enjoy a casual dinner at the eat-in table and replete with nineteenth-century details, the kitchen also offers stainless steel appliances and enough modern amenities to please even the most exacting of amateur chefs. Grand, bright French doors illuminate this large kitchen, opening onto the large deck, sitting area, and private heated pool. The mansion’s more formal dining room is just a few steps away through the butler’s pantry. (more…)

December 2, 2010

Billiard Room

Billiard Room

With ornately carved walls and antique ceiling mural, the billiard room offers guests touches of modernity. Two televisions and a solid wood billiard table allow you to catch the game while shooting pool with your family. (more…)