June 24, 2024


Swing Your Home

Fairhaven Cape capitalizes on its perch by the bay


Taxes $11,149 (2022)

There is a indicator expressing “Beach House’’ over the fireplace in this dwelling, but you’ll know this present day Cape overlooking Buzzards Bay is the serious offer by the out of doors shower on your own — a necessity when a private seashore is just seconds away.

The 16-12 months-previous home on West Island has 3 levels: two upper floors for living and a lessen stage with breakaway partitions in circumstance of flooding. A broad deck with a gazebo captures the ocean perspective from this house, which shares the community with West Island Point out Reservation.

The property was developed in 2006 and overlooks Buzzards Bay.—John Maciel
The gazebo is part of the deck.—John Maciel

From the driveway, a extensive stairway prospects to the entrance doorway. Inside, the structure honors the home’s proximity to the ocean: pastel blue paint, white Nantucket bead board, and quite a few sliders and home windows, together with a skylight in the foyer, that enable the sunshine pour in.

To the still left of the lobby is a 480-square-foot living place with a fuel hearth flanked by seaside-white designed-in shelving and cabinetry. And just to the ideal of the cabinetry is a white table-like desk. But offered its area, the odds of do the job actually becoming finished feel slender: Right in front of the desk is a window with views of Buzzards Bay, and to the right is a slider to the aforementioned deck.

The dwelling space comes with a gas fireplace and built-in cabinetry.—John Maciel

The flooring in the important rooms on this stage is pine reclaimed from a Vermont barn, and the ceilings are dotted with recessed lighting.

The dwelling space shares an open structure with the 243-sq.-foot kitchen, exactly where the granite counter is in the form of a fishhook. The straight area runs along an exterior wall and features an undermount sink under a few wide windows. The curved segment is a peninsula that seats 4.

A handful of measures from the sink is a long, rectangular island with cabinetry, a small sink, a fridge, and a 4-burner gas cooktop. Stainless metal appliances, including the main refrigerator and stacked ovens, are on the exterior wall. This conclude of the kitchen area also gives a 124-sq.-foot eating spot, which is presently occupied by a white table for eight less than a gorgeous Sputnik light fixture. This is a sumptuously sunny house next to a slider to the deck.

To get a mental picture of the condition of the closest counter, think like a drone and cast your gaze down at what seems like a fishhook. The hook aspect is closest to the dwelling place and is an overhang with seating for four.—John Maciel

Behind rolling three-paneled doorways with smoked glass is the very first-floor bed room, where by the barn wood flooring, recessed lights, and Nantucket bead board continue. Below at the entrance of the home, sunshine is no stranger: There are four windows in the 178-sq.-foot area.

The to start with-floor bed room has barn wood flooring and Nantucket bead board.—John Maciel

The total tub for this floor is at the finish of a shorter hallway off the kitchen area. Initially on the correct, even so, is a laundry closet at the rear of a white roll-up door, and on the still left, there is a closet. The full bath has a one self-importance with a granite counter resting on blond wood cabinetry. The flooring is ceramic tile, and the shower is an insert.

From the lobby, a broad stairwell wherever nautical-like cable operates underneath picket handrails leads to the best ground, which holds the main suite, third bed room, and the final complete tub.

The principal suite occupies approximately 50 % this stage. The bed room place is 231 square feet and options a cathedral ceiling, recessed lights, a ceiling supporter, two closets (one is a walk-in), a gas hearth, carpeting, and a window seat with a look at of the bay.

Loosen up après beach working day in the en-suite bath’s jetted tub, a trace of a determine eight in its condition. The bathtub also has a one self-importance with a black granite counter that delivers a nice juxtaposition to the white cabinetry. The shower sits at the rear of crystal clear glass and features a white subway tile encompass, a eco-friendly tile inlay, and a matching ground. The flooring in the relaxation of the rest room, nonetheless, is ceramic tile.

The primary suite surprises with a cathedral ceiling.—John Maciel
The principal bathtub has a jetted tub and a shower box with crystal clear glass partitions and a white subway tile backsplash.—John Maciel

The 3rd bed room is 285 square feet and is presently outfitted with a pair of bunkbeds. There is carpeting underfoot, and a nook close to one particular of those people beds houses a desk area. There is also a closet, a storage space, and a window seat with a view of the bay.

The ultimate bathtub comes with a ceramic tile flooring, a shower insert, and a single vainness with a granite best and a white cupboard.

The third bedroom is outfitted with bunkbeds.—John Maciel
The key tub on the next floor gives a single vainness with a granite counter and white cabinetry and a separate shower.—John Maciel

The decrease amount contains a two-automobile garage and storage for kayaks and other h2o-relevant tools.

The household, which sits on .72 of an acre, is remaining marketed absolutely furnished.

Danielle Cyr-DeFrias of Howe Allen Realty in Fairhaven has the listing. As of push time an give had been acknowledged on the assets.

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