Sold in July 2016.
This grand renovated Arts and Crafts style 1925 home has a fabulous location close to Phillips Beach, convenient to commuter rail and just about 14 miles to Boston. The setting is beautiful on a manageable .54 acre lot with an in-ground pool and separate garage.
Drive up to the house through the porte cochere and step onto the fabulous, wide full wrap-around porch. Before you even step foot into the house you know that it will be extraordinary. Open that fabulous front door and wow! The first room you come to is an impressive central foyer with fabulous natural light, an elegant stairway, black and white marble tiled floor, and pocket doors that open up on either side and lead into the living and dining rooms. These rooms have fabulous finishes that include beamed ceilings, fireplaces, large windows and exceptional detail. The large kitchen is finished with with granite, tiles, stainless appliances and a center island that blends beautifully in this home. A windowed back stairway adds to the character and quality of the space. The first floor also has a den or family room with built-in bookcases and a large window that looks out to the back yard. There is a half bath and separate laundry room as well.
The stairway to the second floor wraps around and opens to a large central foyer with open space that could be a gallery, sitting room or many other potential uses. There are five bedrooms and three full bathrooms on this floor. Two of the bedrooms and full bath are set away from the center hall near the back stairway and make great office space or a guest suite.
The impressive stairway continues from the center hall to the third floor where you will find three rooms and one full bath. There are hardwood floors through out most of the house, many are fir.
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Updated January 23, 2016