Taxes $11,149 (2022)

There is a signal stating “Beach House’’ over the hearth in this house, but you are going to know this present day Cape overlooking Buzzards Bay is the actual offer by the out of doors shower alone — a requirement when a non-public beach is just seconds away.

The 16-yr-old home on West Island has three levels: two higher flooring for residing and a reduce amount with breakaway partitions in scenario of flooding. A wide deck with a gazebo captures the ocean watch from this assets, which shares the community with West Island State Reservation.

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

From the driveway, a vast stairway leads to the front door. Within, the structure honors the home’s proximity to the ocean: pastel blue paint, white Nantucket bead board, and several sliders and home windows, which include a skylight in the foyer, that enable the sunshine pour in.

To the remaining of the foyer is a 480-sq.-foot residing area with a gas hearth flanked by seaside-white built-in shelving and cabinetry. And just to the ideal of the cabinetry is a white table-like desk. But provided its locale, the odds of operate truly remaining carried out appear slender: Straight in entrance of the desk is a window with sights of Buzzards Bay, and to the proper is a slider to the aforementioned deck.

The dwelling place will come with a gas fire and crafted-in cabinetry.—John Maciel

The flooring in the major rooms on this amount is pine reclaimed from a Vermont barn, and the ceilings are dotted with recessed lights.

The residing room shares an open format with the 243-square-foot kitchen, where by the granite counter is in the condition of a fishhook. The straight portion operates alongside an exterior wall and consists of an undermount sink beneath 3 vast windows. The curved area is a peninsula that seats four.

A few measures from the sink is a extensive, rectangular island with cabinetry, a smaller sink, a fridge, and a 4-burner gas cooktop. Stainless metal appliances, including the key refrigerator and stacked ovens, are on the exterior wall. This stop of the kitchen also delivers a 124-square-foot eating region, which is at this time occupied by a white desk for 8 beneath a spectacular Sputnik light fixture. This is a sumptuously sunny place up coming to a slider to the deck.

To get a mental picture of the form of the closest counter, assume like a drone and solid your gaze down at what appears to be like a fishhook. The hook section is closest to the residing area and is an overhang with seating for 4.—John Maciel

At the rear of rolling three-paneled doors with smoked glass is the to start with-flooring bedroom, exactly where the barn wood flooring, recessed lighting, and Nantucket bead board proceed. Below at the front of the dwelling, sunshine is no stranger: There are four home windows in the 178-sq.-foot house.

The to start with-flooring bedroom has barn wooden flooring and Nantucket bead board.—John Maciel

The entire bathtub for this ground is at the conclusion of a short hallway off the kitchen area. First on the suitable, nevertheless, is a laundry closet at the rear of a white roll-up door, and on the left, there is a closet. The comprehensive tub has a one vanity with a granite counter resting on blond wooden cabinetry. The flooring is ceramic tile, and the shower is an insert.

From the foyer, a large stairwell the place nautical-like cable runs beneath wood handrails prospects to the major flooring, which holds the key suite, third bed room, and the remaining comprehensive bathtub.

The key suite occupies roughly half this stage. The bedroom place is 231 square feet and functions a cathedral ceiling, recessed lights, a ceiling fan, two closets (1 is a stroll-in), a fuel fire, carpeting, and a window seat with a perspective of the bay.

Take it easy après seaside working day in the en-suite bath’s jetted tub, a trace of a figure eight in its shape. The bathtub also has a single vanity with a black granite counter that provides a good juxtaposition to the white cabinetry. The shower sits guiding clear glass and features a white subway tile encompass, a environmentally friendly tile inlay, and a matching ground. The flooring in the relaxation of the toilet, nevertheless, is ceramic tile.

The most important suite surprises with a cathedral ceiling.—John Maciel
The key bath has a jetted tub and a shower box with clear glass partitions and a white subway tile backsplash.—John Maciel

The 3rd bed room is 285 sq. ft and is now outfitted with a pair of bunkbeds. There is carpeting underfoot, and a nook in the vicinity of a person of individuals beds homes a desk region. There is also a closet, a storage area, and a window seat with a look at of the bay.

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

The third bed room is outfitted with bunkbeds.—John Maciel
The primary tub on the next ground features a one self-importance with a granite counter and white cabinetry and a independent shower.—John Maciel

The lower level consists of a two-vehicle garage and storage for kayaks and other drinking water-connected products.

The dwelling, which sits on .72 of an acre, is remaining marketed completely furnished.

Danielle Cyr-DeFrias of Howe Allen Realty in Fairhaven has the listing. As of press time an supply had been acknowledged on the house.

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