Overlooking the outer harbor with views of the East Chop Lighthouse and Nantucket Sound beyond, this delightful contemporary possesses a casual elegance. The open design fosters a convivial ambiance as each living area flows into another. Three levels provide an abundance of living space yet fosters pockets of privacy throughout. Beamed ceilings, the warm patina of mellow hardwood floors, plenty of light and air entering through several French doors opening onto screened porches enhance the enjoyment of living in this charming home. Work and pleasure knit seamlesly together. The library/home office with full bath is sequestered at one end of the house away from all of the daily activities of a busy household. This could easily be converted to a first floor bedroom. On the second floor luxury awaits in the spacious master suite complete with a private balcony offering views across the harbor to East Chop, a sitting area with a fireplace, ensuite bath, and walk-in closet. At the opposite end of the house two bedrooms and a shared bath complete the upper floor. The lower level provides an entertainement area, game room, wine closet, cedar closet, half bath and laundry. French doors lead to the covered bluestone patio and barbecue area bordered by the rolling lawn stretching to the private beach. An attached garage, stone walls and gardens provide the finishing touches. Located in the R 25 zoning area the oversize parcel could support a detached carriage house/guest space with town approvals. The driveway parcel, 5-J-4.3, is owned jointly and maintained with the abutter.
Floor 1: The main foyer opens to the living room with a woodburning fireplace, beaned ceilings and hardwood floors throughout. An informal sitting area features another fireplace surrounded by bookcases and acces to the side screen porch through French doors. A center island provides additional work space and storage in the bright kitchen with gas range, refrigerator/freezer and dishwasher. The powder room and interior access to the attached garage are off the back hall. Set at the rear of the house a library, home office and shower bath are located for privacy and quiet. This space could easily become a first floor bedroom suite.
Floor 2: A center staircase leads to the second floor opening to the master suite and two guest rooms with shared bath. Occupying the front half of the house the master contains an ensuite bath with an enclosed shower, large soaking tub, and separate vanities. Frentch doors lead to the private balcony overlooking the harbor. A fireplace and sitting area adds to the charm of this tranquil retreat.
Basement: Fully finished this open area is perfect for the younger generation to hang out, play games and have fun. French doors lead to the covered patio area. A half bath, laundry, wine closet and cedar closet plus the utility area of the basement are located at the far end of the lower level containing two hot water heaters, an HVAC system and electric panels. The 6-bedroom Title 5 septic system is located at the side of the house.
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