Quincy boasts — they really use that phrase on town webpage — 27 miles of shoreline that features the slim soccer subject size of oceanfront within the Squantum neighborhood referred to as Orchard Seashore.
The cedar-clad residence featured here’s a 7-minute stroll to the seaside, and you need to stroll; parking is proscribed. That this house is a Cape as marketed isn’t apparent given the bulwark of stone that constitutes the muse of its porch. The porch, which has helps that seem like upended pedestal desk legs, makes the Mission type obvious.
A double door with glass panes that includes Mission-style accents opens into a proper eating room the place heat woods rule the day: the trim, the flooring, and the mantel and encompass of the ornamental fire. Wooden stairs ascend to the left, and a candelabra-like mild fixture and clerestory home windows add to the visible heat. The room seems to have wainscoting, however it’s really an phantasm, a trompe l’oeil, in accordance with the proprietor, who has overseen the renovation and growth of the house since transferring right here in 2017.
Turning proper by way of a set of Mission-style doorways within the eating room results in a totally up to date kitchen with an consuming space demarcated by a light-weight fixture with flower-shaped glass shades (it was a present and isn’t staying). The kitchen itself encompasses a sq. island with seating and storage, hardwood flooring that’s authentic to the house, pendant and recessed lighting, granite counters, a farmer’s sink beneath a trio of casement home windows, and cherry cabinetry. The home equipment and the backsplash are stainless-steel.
In a brief hallway off the kitchen, one finds a closet and a half bathtub with a white pedestal sink and terra-cotta tile flooring.
The kitchen has a pass-through to a proper front room by which a wood-burning brick fire with raised-panel cabinetry instantly attracts the attention: It takes up a complete wall. Uncovered, rough-hewn wooden beams are its complement. The flooring is hardwood, and daylight streams by way of a bay window and sliders to the again deck. Flush-mount lighting with crystal drum shades add to the class.
There’s a first-floor suite (a part of an growth by the present proprietor) snuggled in a quiet nook of the home. The bed room is a vivid spot, because of 4 home windows; wide-plank engineered hardwood flooring in a light-weight, pure tone; recessed lighting; and a Mission-style door with clear-glass panes. A brief hallway with closets (one holds the washer and dryer) on both sides connects to a full bathtub with a deep, jetted tub clad in marble; a separate bathe with a seat, a pebblestone flooring, and a glass-tile encompass put in in a contemporary stack; and a single wooden self-importance with open shelving that has a white porcelain vessel sink and a marble counter. The flooring is similar as within the bed room. The proprietor transformed a room off the first bed room right into a closet/workplace.
Cape-style houses historically have a centrally positioned stairway and, on the high, bedrooms to the left and proper of the touchdown and a toilet straight forward. However on this customized residence, a stairway off to the aspect of the lounge results in an extended balcony that overlooks the eating room.
A pair of double doorways opens into a really candy proprietor suite that occupies the whole stage. The ground is apportioned for 3 makes use of beneath beams which might be visually dramatic regardless that they’re off-white. The middle area is a sitting room with two pairs of casement home windows and a vaulted ceiling that angles off to create a comfy area. The bed room ceiling does the identical. On the reverse finish of the suite sits an expansive full bathtub that provides a standalone bathe with a pebblestone flooring and a glass tile encompass in a contemporary stack, an oval soaking tub, a skylight, a closet, and an extended picket cupboard with two porcelain vessel sinks. The suite has a small closet within the bed room and wooden flooring.
A slider off the suite opens onto a deck that has an ocean view and a half-moon overhang with recessed lighting.
The third bed room (with a door to the skin) and a shower-only bathtub are within the basement and weren’t half of the present proprietor’s renovations.
The 0.34-acre property features a barn that serves as a two-car storage with an unfinished second flooring, in addition to flagstone walkways.
Daniel J. Rull of Rull Realty Group in South Boston has the itemizing.
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