New Austin House Inn Brings History and Contemporary Style to Newport's Historic Hill
Press Release for Immediate Release:
Now Open to the Public
The Austin House INN @
47 Pelham St,
Newport RI 02840
Originally home to sea captain William Austin, and over the past four decades to a family of two generations of fine artists, The Austin House has a long and storied history on Newport's Historic Hill.
Built in 1882 this stately Queen Anne Victorian has been thoughtfully restored in 2012 by an area team including regional artists and designers, Newport’s renowned artisans, crafts people and housewrights. Now open to the public as The Austin House Inn, guests willfind aesthetically stylish and comfortable rooms which combine late 19th Century design with contemporary amenities and flair.
Catering to only four to six guests at a time, the Austin House INN is able to offer the utmost in service and comfort; with reservations personally tailored to meet your individual needs;whether for relaxation, business or both. Our knowledgeable, local staff will make your visit to Newport a unique and unforgettable experience.
The Austin House Inn features two elegant Bed and Breakfast lodging options located on the home’s first floor allowing guests’ convenient access: the Spring Room and the Pelham Room / Suite.
The Spring Room's stained glass window’s glow with color as the ten foot high linen drapes are drawn back to greet the morning light. A very comfortable queen bed and luxurious bedding are complimented by Hollywood Regency inspired décor. Designer touches include a newly tailored six foot high, plush linen and silk headboard, a freshly restored and reupholstered vintage Louis the XVI loveseat, antique tasseled chandelier, cast plaster, painted Roman table lamp and artworks from our rotating collection. Contemporary amenities include flat screen HDTV with direct TV connection, wi-fi,air conditioning and a generous closet. The brand new bathroom combines antique slag glass windows with a contemporary glass cabin shower enclosure. Antique subway and hexagonal tiles are juxtaposed by sink vanity and shower hardware fixtures fashioned of titanium by Dornbracht, Germany.
The Pelham Room is available by itself or as a Suite. Honey toned, antique quarter sawn oak moldings, sliding eight foot high French pocket doors, a three by six foot transom window and antique oak armoire define the space’s strong lines while providing a warm ambiance. The very comfortable queen bed and luxurious bedding are complemented by a raw silk upholstered headboard. A new, light filled, architectural bath featuring ten foot ceilings, marble tiled, shower room with seating, hand carved granite sink by Stone Forest Artisans and titanium Dornbracht fixtures will invigorate or relax depending on the time of day. The adjoining two hundred square ft suite room contains a very comfortable, Vanguard pull out sofa bed with queen sized, air dream mattress, flat screen HDTV with direct TV connection, wi-fi, air conditioning and artworks from our collection.
The suite’s highlight; a bright, pentagonal sitting area serves as a great dining nook / work area and the suite room has an adjacent bathroom room with tub. The air conditioned Pelham Room and Suite Room feature antique Hollywood Regency décor including chandeliers, lighting fixtures, neo-classical credenza and other period pieces and details.
Gourmet and healthful breakfasts and other culinary offerings are custom tailored to your individual preferences and needs; offered to you based on your schedule. The Austin House Inn is a moveable feast with outdoor patio eating / sunning area, large covered porch with tables or in room or suite service. The owner / proprietor originally from NYC has many years in the restaurant and hospitality profession as well as being an artist in residence over twenty years @ The Austin House.
Come partake the aesthetic experience that is the Austin House Inn.
Let your senses be stirred and renewed in Newport’s personal attentive INN.