Newport Daily News: Tiverton board has concerns over condo proposal
TIVERTON, R.I. — A 72-acre farm in the south end of town is being eyed for 70 condominiums restricted to people older than the age of 55.
Wingover Farm is at 1513-1519 Crandall Road in an area of town that does not have public water or sewer service. The density of the development concerns the Planning Board because the development would have to rely on wells and septic systems.
The property currently houses a farmhouse dating to the 1800s, a barn, guest cottage and several outbuildings.
Developer Douglas Desimone of Wakefield said he has built a number of these developments in rural towns in other parts of the state, including Jamestown.
Of the 72 acres, some 33 would remain open space. There are 20 acres of wetlands on the property, engineer Chris Duhamel said.
Courtesy of Newport Daily News