25 Haven Way Beverly, MA

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25 Haven Way, a remarkable estate on 3.77 manicured acres. Once part of the Franklin Haven, an 80+ acre estate that stretched from the village to the beachhead and west towards Paine Avenue. It is said that Haven, the president of Merchants National Bank of Boston purchased the original 20 acres for $500 in 18461. With deeded beach access, the property optimizes timeless elegance and privacy in the very desirable village of Beverly Farms. The main structure, a Colonial Revival was built in 1929 and was once owned by Edward Pickering Parker2, of the Parker Brothers game manufacturing family, i.e. “Monopoly”. An addition was completed in 2008 by the firm Carpenter & MacNeille.

There are five bedrooms, six full and one half baths. In addition, there is a black walnut paneled den with a wood burning fireplace, formal living and dining rooms, a sunroom, and front and back staircases.

The new wing has a large chef’s kitchen with center island and a step down into a breakfast room that opens into a family room. Just off the family room is an enclosed mahogany screen porch that leads the way out to a cut granite and bluestone terrace overlooking the in-ground heated pool, spa and tennis court. There are two options for a main bedroom suite, both with private roof decks overlooking the lush green landscape that was recently curated by noted landscape architect Hugh Collins.

Additional amenities include a home office suite, exercise room, and an ensuite guest room. Enjoy radiant heat in the kitchen and in most of the bathrooms. The lower level has a craft room with a wood burning fireplace and mechanical room with a Viessmann heating system. There is central air conditioning throughout, a whole house generator and an attached 3-bay garage. The property is moments to the village center, commuter rail, and a private path to West beach. About thirty miles to Boston and Logan Airport.

1 Joseph E. Garland, The North Shore: A Social History of Summers Among the Noteworthy, Fashionable, Rich, Eccentric and Ordinary on Boston’s Gold Coast, 1823-1929 (Beverly, MA: Commonwealth Editions 1998, page 38.
2 John O’Brien, Register, Essex County Registry of Deeds, August 15, 1956 Book 4297, Page 423.

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Contact John & Cindy Farrell for a complete listing package and a private showing. 978-468-9576

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4 Sias Lane Wenham, MA

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Sold in June 2022.

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Magnificent hilltop 30 acre estate with panoramic sweeping pastoral views. Once part of the legendary Ledyard Farms. Featuring, wood fireplaces, attached 3-car garage, walk-up attic, and a beautiful tiled sun room.

There is a detached three level barn with room to set up horse stalls and tack room, heated office, and space for farm equipment. The property has access to miles of trails, it is moments to the town center, commuter rail, schools, and North Shore attractions. This is an outstanding, beautiful property that you need to visit and spend time to appreciate all it’s attributes.

Excellent floor plan. On the first floor is a two room en suite bedroom, lovely foyer with circular stairway, private office, family room and in the center of it all … the kitchen. The adjacent sun room with tile floors and walls of windows, opens onto a patio with an in-ground pool. Also off of the kitchen is a mud room, laundry room, and full bathroom.

The second floor has four additional bedrooms plus a bonus room, two full baths and a second laundry. On the lower level are four finished rooms including a commercial grade kitchen, and an exercise room with a full bathroom.

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27 Wyoma Road Gloucester, MA

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Sold in August 2021.

Welcome to 27 Wyoma Road, a beachfront property with fabulous views, where you can appreciate the beauty and splendor of both Coffin & Wingaersheek Beach.

Top to bottom renovation, touches all the senses and allows you to feel qualities of a 5 star hotel. Open and flowing describes the main level with warm travertine tile floors, large ocean facing windows, living and family rooms with wood burning fireplaces. The quality kitchen with beautiful cabinetry, Wolfe Range, Sub Zero refrigerator, and granite counters has a breakfast bar and is open to the family room and the views.

The main bedroom suite with separate sitting/office space and walk-in closet has access to the spacious upper deck. The ensuite bath has striking marble tile. Relax on a manicured beachside emerald green lawn, the Annisquam River and ocean beyond. Radiant heat, central air conditioning, lovely lighting fixtures, quality details, walk-up attic, and an attached garage and more round out this ideal year round or getaway destination.

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One Main Street Rockport, MA

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Sold September 2021.

One Main Street Rockport… in the heart of the downtown! Perfectly situated to enjoy the spectacular ocean and in-town views! Outstanding property on the dramatic, rugged Atlantic coast. Located in one of North America’s premier destinations for arts, entertainment and recreation.

Well maintained, beautifully updated 5-unit building, with 3-residential and 2-commercial storefront units. Down-to-studs full renovation in 2006. The building has a solid impressive financial history, top notch mechanical heating and air conditioning systems, and 6 off-street parking spaces. Spacious townhouse style “Owners Penthouse” with open kitchen, family room, office, three bedrooms, two full baths and two decks overlooking Old Harbor. Two garden style one bedroom, one bathroom units.

Inviting and attractive spaces with lovely windows and plenty of natural light. Residential units will remain furnished. Fabulous detail and materials throughout. Just steps to the internationally acclaimed Shalin Liu Performance Center and The Rockport Art Asociation. Moments to the commuter rail, and Rt. 128.

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23 Wyoma Road Gloucester, MA

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This home was sold May 2021.

Longing to live right on the beach this summer? Look no further. Available for the first time in 40 years in one of New England’s premier beach communities.

Spectacular Cape Ann location with fabulous water views from each room! Splendid vantage point to enjoy Wingaersheek Beach, the Annisquam River and Ipswich Bay. Choose your spot with it’s wrap around deck, grassy yard between you and the beach or private steps down onto the sand. Breath in the ocean air, the sounds, and enjoy every moment and every season.

Spacious two-level living room, sliders to the deck and a wood burning fireplace are all open to the kitchen and dining space. First floor ensuite bedroom and additional full bath and laundry.

On the second floor are two bedrooms that share a bathroom. Two room suite on the third floor. Attached two-car garage and outdoor shower. Enjoy as a get-away or live there year round. Renovate or leave as is. Exceptional past rental history. Don’t delay this is quite a special Cape Ann property!

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18 Jewett Street Rockport, MA

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Sold in June 2021

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Own the Carnegie! Built in 1904 to house the Rockport Public Library. Town Center, Beach Access, Water Views! The current owners bought this historic property from the town and carefully renovated and restored it, creating an outstanding and stunning residence. Built from local granite with Greek Revival detail.

As soon as you arrive, you know this home will be significant and memorable. The impressive Rotunda with the original terrazzo tiled floor sitting beneath the detailed dome, is highlighted by the tall columns renewed with Canadian pine. This area allows for an impressive entrance, central reception area and an excellent open floor plan. The community rooms sit adjacent and open to the Rotunda. There is a tiled vestibule with French doors and an etched window acquired from a Palm Beach estate, that delivers light to the stairwell.

The kitchen is well designed and equipped with a granite island/breakfast bar and ample cabinetry. The intricate marble mantel from Italy, surrounding the fireplace immediately catches your eye when you enter the living and dining rooms. Glass doors open to the granite patio. A perfect spot to enjoy coffee, the water views and town activity.

Dappled with sunshine, the first floor master bedroom with a beautiful granite wall, has an extraordinary spacious bath with marble floors, a tiled walk-in shower, soaking tub and two separate onyx sinks. This floor has an additional en-suite bedroom and powder room.

On the lower level from the Cleaves Street entrance is an inviting mud room with French doors that open to the family room. There’s a third en-suite bedroom, separate laundry room with cabinets, sink and an additional half bath. There is also a studio/office and access to the heated garage.

Live on Cape Ann in an excellent location in Rockport, with easy access to Front Beach, town businesses and restaurants and the commuter rail to Boston. Right around the corner from the Shalin Lui Performance Center.

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114 Larch Row Wenham MA

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Classic yet contemporary shingle style home, built in 2000, impeccably cared for and maintained. This home sits up high, on 6.23 acres overlooking additional easements land, meadow, pasture, gardens and woodlands. Accented by split rail fences, stone walls, and enveloped by conservation land nearby.

The home rests perfectly positioned on the land and offers a warm inviting approach. Enter from the long driveway off of Larch Row, which is well-known for it’s beauty, and past the fields to arrive at the pea stone courtyard. The rear of the house faces south east with the morning sun and the breathtaking yard terraces down with granite steps to the heated in-ground pool. One of the most stunning views is from the pool, looking back at the house and gardens.

The house is notably well designed both functionally and aesthetically with interesting engaging features. Quality finishes and details are evident throughout. Windows and glass doors are ample and the light coming through can be enjoyed from multiple sides of the house at the same time. On the first and second floor, the long windowed hallways run along the back of the house, allowing for light to enter the rooms in the front.

This home is spacious and the rooms are comfortably proportioned. The front door opens to a foyer that is large enough for a seating area in front of one of the four fireplaces, a grand stairway off to the side and the large glass doors that lead out to the covered porch. The porch also runs along the back of the house with doors from multiple rooms. The kitchen is open to the family room with a fireplace and French doors that lead out to a brick patio with natural gas to the grill. Additional kitchen features include a center island and breakfast bar, dining area located in a windowed bay, stylish warm white cabinets and granite counters.

Between the kitchen and dining room is a fantastic butlers pantry with wet bar. When you walk into the large dining room you can see right through another set of glass French doors to the porch and yard. The first floor is complete with a cozy paneled den with fireplace and a back stairway off of the kitchen. The living room has space for seating, game table, piano and opens to the screened porch.

In the master bedroom, has a vaulted ceiling in the windowed bay, a large walk-in closet, dressing area and private bath with soaking tub walk-in shower and water closet. The four additional bedrooms are ensuite and shared. These rooms make great options for office space and one is currently used as an additional dressing room.

On the lower level are three finished rooms, currently used as a game room, play room and exercise room.

The house satisfies the present-day typical desires with it’s side entrance tiled mud room with half bath, kitchen that is open to the family room, first floor laundry, central air conditioning, central vacuum, plenty of office options, and well water irrigation.

The home also accommodates those that would like to have pets and animals. There is a small barn and chicken coop located away from the house with paddocks, ample land, and easy trail access. The two car garage is three story with storage space above and potential additional barn space below.

This home feels like a country home but offers close proximity to Boston, Logan Airport, commuter rail and highways. There is easy access to shopping, schools and businesses. Enjoy polo, fox hunting, horse trails nearby. It’s easy to take advantage of the ample resources the North Shore has to offer.

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9 Thissell Street Beverly MA

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Sold for $2,262,500 August 25, 2017.

Built in the early 1900’s in the Prides Crossing area of Beverly, MA, this stone house was once part of the former summer estate, “Eagle Rock” of Henry Clay Frick. The building has since been skillfully converted into a spectacular single family home. The design throughout is impressive, intriguing, unique and includes a fine curation of period and contemporary materials.

The grand, pillared entrance off of Hale Street leads you onto the grounds into a central stone courtyard edged in granite and surrounded by the well- kept gardens, that pay close attention to the original Olmsted designed plantings and stone footbridge over a tranquil waterfall and fish pond. The house is set into the hillside and gardens with beautiful paths to the upper level grounds, stone patio with outdoor fireplace and more gardens. Here you will find the gated, rear entrance from Thissell Street and a charming, but less formal entrance leading to an inviting foyer and the main kitchen. The stone, two-car garage at the front entrance was recently built, in keeping with the exterior classic design of the home.

The estate’s spectacular main entrance opens to a breathtaking, two-story central foyer, with marble floors, grand stairway and second floor rooms with beautiful, period wrought-iron railings open to the foyer. The inviting library has a fireplace and majestic, wood entry doors, bookcases and wall paneling, all which once graced the Cambridge County Courthouse.

There are rooms to suit just about every activity including, intimate seating areas in the library, second floor landing, atrium, music area and expansive two story great room with fireplace. The kitchen was designed to provide for a chef’s dream work space, with an eating area and fireplace that overlook the front gardens as well as inside through to the first floor great room, foyer and the other second floor rooms. This home incorporated an ‘open floor design’ before it became a design term. The first floor service kitchen and bar is a fabulous asset for small gatherings or grand functions.

This residence offers four bedrooms; one ensuite on the first floor and the master and two more bedrooms on the second floor. The romantic master bedroom and bath, with fireplace overlook the gardens through magical palladium windows and offers all the modern conveniences.

The third floor rises up to offer a one-of-a kind home office with fireplace, windows on all sides and doors that lead out to the roof top deck and look out over the one acre plus, estate.

The home comes with deeded access to West Beach in Beverly Farms and has easy access to Route 128 and commuter rail stations.

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133 Atlantic Road Gloucester, MA

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Elevated view of the front of 133 Atlantic Avenue Gloucester, MASee homes currently on the market in Gloucester, MA.

Ocean front property located on well known Atlantic Road on the Back Shore of Gloucester, Massachusetts. This fabulously impressive cedar shingled Queen Anne Victorian inspired home was custom built in 1999 and sits prominently above this landmark scenic road looking over the open ocean. The views are extensive and the home was designed to take full advantage of this setting with many large windows, glass doors and a captivating sea side wrap around porch that people only dream of.

The first floor is open, dramatic and expansive. When I first walked into this home during a heavy rain storm I was stunned by the space and views. Anchored by a walls of windows, glass doors and a stunning floor to ceiling granite fireplace with a raised hearth so it can be appreciated throughout the first floor rooms. I knew immediately that it wouldn’t matter what the weather was, the time of day or the time of year, this is a place to enjoy always.

The spacious kitchen was designed by a professional chef and has more than someone would think to ask for. Well planned to allow for an open kitchen while entertaining and efficient, pleasurable preparation at the same time. Impressive granite counters, have plenty of work and serving space. There are professional grade appliances and include a six burner Thermador stove and grill with a pot filler above. A Gaggenau convection oven, two Gaggenau stainless dishwashers, two sinks, Sub Zero refrigerator and wine cooler. The cabinetry in the kitchen is ample and well planned. Read More →

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10 41st Street Newbury, MA

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Exterior 10 41st Street Newbury, MA-2Sold in October 2016. On the Beach at Plum Island! Spectacular beachfront property with remarkable design and stunning features courtesy of notable California architect, Obie Bowman, who was carefully selected by the current owners and brought to this ultra-desirable location on sandy Plum Island Beach. Thoughtfully planned and set on a generous .83 acre lot, with unobstructed panoramic views over the beach and out to the ocean from the Isles of Shoals to Cape Ann and beyond.

This breathtaking shingle style custom contemporary residence captures immediate attention upon approach from the dunes and onto the wrap around deck. In through the striking, grand glass accordion doors, tiled floors and a wide, welcoming entry lead to the open living room with impressive glass and windows. The living room’s centerpiece is the expansive floating wall of glass that opens and retracts with a push of a button and allows for cleansing ocean breezes to sweep over the dunes and in through the house. The stone fireplace and views can be enjoyed from the open kitchen as well.

The visual interest is endless, and at every turn, with subtle nautical details repeated throughout, magnificent Oak columns and a notable richness created with the use of Red Cedar, Rosewood and Brazilian Mahogany woods. A flexible floor plan allows for a wide range of pleasing configurations, and offers a multitude of options for entertaining and peaceful retreat. There are bedrooms on both floors, stairways on either side of the house and three full bathrooms.
Additional, welcome particulars include a first level laundry laundry and off the kitchen and a well-placed two-car heated garage.

Indoors and out, each space is exceptionally unique including the inviting and intimate outdoor dining area with Redwood decking and built-in grill. There is no better spot imaginable to appreciate being directly on the beach than from this location. Whether daytime or nighttime, and in all types of weather, the incredibly diverse textures of the interior and exterior living spaces will be endlessly savored.

Enjoy proximity to The Parker River Wildlife Sanctuary also located on Plum Island. Downtown Newburyport just a short drive away.

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