waterfront: The view from my client's new home - 11/15/13 07:48 AM
The view from my client's new home on Spinnaker Island overlooks a private marina, a sliver of the Hull mainland, and then Massachusetts Bay to the north from the southern end of Boston Harbor. Across the water lies Graves Lighthouse, and further north, he can see Boston Light, as well as the shoreline from Nahant to southern Boston to Marblehead.

He can also see the marina area to the south from his kitchen window on the other side. The top picture is a photo looking toward his kitchen window from the north. The plane this picture was taken from was … (8 comments)

waterfront: 49 Margin Street, Cohasset Massachusetts - 11/10/13 04:56 AM



49 Margin Street, Cohasset Massachusetts
 
 
I love Turning Houses into Homes by helping people like you sell and buy homes on the South Shore
49 Margin Street is offered by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage for $22.2 million. I would act as buyer's agent.
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My business is built on referrals from clients and people like you. If you know of a friend, family member or colleague who is thinking of selling or buying a home, I'd love to help. Please call or write me to arrange an introduction. I will provide professional, … (6 comments)

waterfront: 341 King Caesar Road, Duxbury MA - 10/16/13 09:55 AM
341 King Caesar Road
Duxbury, MA 02332

341 King Caesar Road is one of the finest examples of a luxury waterfront lifestyle home in Duxbury. Here on Powder Point, you can enjoy waterfront living at its most serene.
This gracious waterfront compound sits on 1.67 acres with over 300 feet of direct water frontage.
Combining the tranquility of yesteryear with the modern conveniences of today, this compound includes the main house, a guest house, a state-of-the-art pool house with fireplace and exterior kitchen and a media shed. The entire home has been remodeled over the past eight years with thoughtful touches throughout. … (5 comments)

waterfront: Matt Damon's house - 6020 N Bay Road, Miami Beach, Florida - 07/02/13 09:46 AM
Matt Damon's house at 6020 N Bay Road, Miami Beach, Florida, is for sale for $20 million.

South Boston's native son and the star of Good Will Hunting, the 1997 movie set in Mr. Damon's first backyard, is selling his Miami Beach home.
Please don't ask me if he is "Looking" for another home: it's just too easy!
6020 N Bay Road, Miami Beach is a private retreat in the heart of Miami Beach. Situated on a rare double lot with 170 feet of water frontage, Maravilla boasts breathtaking, unobstructed views of Biscayne Bay and beyond. The pool house, with … (8 comments)

waterfront: 131 Atlantic Avenue, Cohasset - $3,750,000 - 06/26/13 01:19 AM
131 Atlantic Avenue, Cohasset

Set on one of the largest lots in the exclusive Sandy Cove neighborhood, this handsome, 1850 waterfront colonial offers an idyllic coastal lifestyle with direct private beach access and spectacular views in an estate-like setting.
131 Atlantic Avenue has 4,431-square foot of living area, located on 1.97 acres. Boasting 11 rooms, 5 bedrooms, 4 full and 1 half bathrooms and 3 fireplaces, this much-admired home retains its original character and includes many recent updates, including the family room, kitchen, bathrooms, central air and modern amenities. The overall effect is marvelous, enchanting, tranquil and comfortable.
The renovated … (12 comments)

waterfront: 131 Atlantic Avenue, Cohasset - 06/24/13 10:55 AM
131 Atlantic Avenue, Cohasset

Set on one of the largest lots in the exclusive Sandy Cove neighborhood, this handsome, 1850 waterfront colonial offers an idyllic coastal lifestyle with direct private beach access and spectacular views in an estate-like setting.
131 Atlantic Avenue has 4,431-square foot of living area, located on 1.97 acres. Boasting 11 rooms, 5 bedrooms, 4 full and 1 half bathrooms and 3 fireplaces, this much-admired home retains its original character and includes many recent updates, including the family room, kitchen, bathrooms, central air and modern amenities. The overall effect is marvelous, enchanting, tranquil and comfortable.
The renovated … (6 comments)

waterfront: Price change - 58 King Caesar Road, Duxbury, is now $2,625,000 - 06/22/13 10:19 AM
Price change - 58 King Caesar Road, Duxbury, is now $2,625,000

 
58 King Caesar Road, Duxbury, is a stately, impressive waterfront home with a private dock overlooking the bay. Located at the mouth of the Bluefish River on Powder Point, this 1904 signature estate was designed by the prominent architectural firm of Peabody & Stearns. Impressive in both design and decor, it showcases a unique floor plan with water views of Duxbury Bay.
9-1/2 foot ceilings, a spacious foyer, 6 fireplaces and quality craftsmanship throughout grace this elegant, 4,846 square-foot mansion. On the first floor, you'll find a Timeless Design kitchen, … (3 comments)

waterfront: 81 Hornbeam Road, Duxbury - 06/17/13 08:54 PM
81 Hornbeam Road, Duxbury

 
81 Hornbeam Road, Duxbury, is a spectacular waterfront home with spacious lawns leading to the water's edge, with your own 176-foot dock on a private lane in the heart of Duxbury Village. You will fall in love with this setting even before you step inside this magnificently appointed custom-built home.
This waterfront home sits on 1.67 acres and has 5,762 square feet of living area.
See the visual tour of 81 Hornbeam Road, Duxbury
This is a spacious beauty, with 11 rooms, 5 bedrooms, 4 full and 1 half bathrooms, 1 fireplace and a 2-car attached … (6 comments)

waterfront: 365 Jerusalem Road, Cohasset - $4,950,000 - 06/10/13 09:25 AM
365 Jerusalem Road, Cohasset

You know, I see a lot of beautiful homes. For me to present a home on this blog, I must believe that it has value at the price offered and I have to like it. I like this home a lot.
365 Jerusalem Road, Cohasset, is a premier oceanfront estate that sits majestically on the Gold Coast of Cohasset, with panoramic views from Minot Light to the Boston Skyline. One of the South Shore's finest coastal properties, this home has been renovated with incredible attention to detail.
Virtual tour of 365 Jerusalem Road, Cohasset
This classic, … (20 comments)

waterfront: 1 Steamboat Lane, Hingham - 05/11/13 01:08 AM
1 Steamboat Lane, Hingham, is an exceptional and historic home occupying 1.2 acres on a hillside that enjoys a spectacular view of Hingham Harbor.
This magnificent, turn-of-the-century home is unequaled in detail and craftsmanship. Exquisite lead-paneled windows, coffered ceilings, five detailed fireplaces, hardwood floors and abundant natural light fill the rooms with an old-world splendor. 
Remarkable for its style and gracious layout, this home has over 7,100 square feet of living area spread over three stories. The 13 rooms include six bedrooms, all but one with windows directly facing the harbor.
A huge and fabulous kitchen was added in 1998. … (7 comments)

waterfront: Duxbury Spring House Tour - 05/03/13 11:43 PM
The Duxbury Spring House Tour will be happening on Sunday, May 18, this year. This is a fabulous, fun event organized by the Duxbury Newcomer's Club and enjoyed by long-time residents as well as everyone else who participates.
Tour begins at the Nathaniel Winsor Jr. House, 479 Washington Street in Duxbury at 10 a.m. and runs until 4 p.m.  Here's a Google map of the starting point that you can use to get directions.  You can Buy tickets online at the Duxbury Newcomers Club website, or in person at The Studio, Foodies, or Talbots in Snug Harbor.
As further enticement, I copied … (5 comments)

waterfront: 201 Pleasant Street, Norwell - 04/30/13 02:33 PM

201 Pleasant Street, Norwell, is a breathtaking paradise retreat within The Reserve. From the majestic staircase entry out to the wine cellar, no detail has been overlooked. Opulence abounds in the main house, the grounds and the pool house. When you enter the main house, an elegant staircase leads up to a magnificent architectural barrel ceiling.
On the first floor, the open floor plan flows through the gourmet chef's kitchen to a family room with a sensational floor-to-ceiling stone-front fireplace, and to either side lie the living room, dining room and office with their custom built-in cabinetry and hardwood floors throughout.
(6 comments)

waterfront: 12 Ringbolt Road, Hingham - 04/27/13 09:00 AM
12 Ringbolt Road, Hingham, is a waterfront 1996 Federal Colonial that embodies all the magnificence and attention to detail of homes from a period gone by. Wander through the vaulted, beamed living room, the shelved walls of the library with its wood-burning fireplace, and through the brick-floored conservatory out onto the terraced stone patios. Look out across the infinity pool to the backdrop of the "Constable landscape" beyond, overlooking the Weir River.
A vaulted beamed ceiling makes the central living spaces feel open and grand, while retaining a comfortable country feeling in this impressive, 4,592 square-foot manse. A hallway leads to … (6 comments)

waterfront: Duxbury Beach - 04/26/13 08:27 AM
Duxbury Beach, on an April afternoon. 
The Gurnet Bridge is still under re-construction, so the only approach is from the Marshfield side, on Route 139.
Well, unless you want to risk incurring the (friendly) wrath of the Harbormaster if he catches you crossing the construction zone.
I took a few minutes, after viewing a lovely beach home on the Gurnet this afternoon, to walk in the sunshine.

April has been cold and gray here, and the warmth of the sunshine took the edge off the chill that lingered in the steady onshore breeze.
In town, the smell was … (11 comments)

waterfront: Matt Damon's Miami Beach home on Biscayne Bay - $20 million - 04/25/13 07:48 AM
If you didn't already know, Matt Damon's Miami Beach home on Biscayne Bay is for sale for $20 million. The star of Good Will Hunting, the 1997 film set in South Boston, is selling.
(Please don't ask me if he is "looking" for another home. You know; it's too easy.)
There are several ways to see pictures and learn more about this interesting and exceptional home at 6020 N. Bay Road, Miami Beach. 
See the listing on The Jills' Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate site. 
Read the Coldwell Banker blog about Matt Damon's property.
6020 N Bay Road, Miami Beach … (2 comments)

waterfront: 58 King Caesar Road, Duxbury - 04/18/13 04:49 AM
58 King Caesar Road, Duxbury, is a stately, impressive waterfront home with a private dock overlooking the bay. Located at the mouth of the Bluefish River on Powder Point, this 1904 signature estate was designed by the prominent architectural firm of Peabody & Stearns. Impressive in both design and decor, it showcases a unique floor plan with water views of Duxbury Bay.
9-1/2 foot ceilings, a spacious foyer, 6 fireplaces and quality craftsmanship throughout grace this elegant, 4,846 square-foot mansion. On the first floor, you'll find a Timeless Design kitchen, a grand living room, a formal dining room and butler's pantry, and … (3 comments)

waterfront: Powder Point, Duxbury - 04/16/13 12:15 PM
A peninsula ringed by King Caesar Road and Powder Point Road, with homes along the shoreline and the upland interior, Powder Point, Duxbury, presents an exquisite, classic, traditional New England waterfront on which to live the Duxbury lifestyle. Mature trees surround the majestic, genteel homes that inhabit the quiet nooks overlooking the water. Private docks extend into the bay from three sides of the headland. Even in the gray overcast of a rainy early spring day, the point displays its charm with dignity and grace.

 At the end lies the Gurnet Bridge, leading from Powder Point to the Duxbury Beach. … (3 comments)

waterfront: Castle Island, Roscommon, Ireland - 04/13/13 10:44 PM
 

 
Castle Island, Roscommon, Ireland
Lough Key is in the northeast of Connacht, near Boyle. The lough is named after Ce', a druid who drowned when the lake was created, according to legend. The castle is known as MacDermott's, or McGreevys, Castle. The Annals of Loch Cé report that the castle was burned down in 1187 by lightning.
During the conquest of Connacht in 1235, the castle came under siege by 500 knights, a raft-mounted catapult and fire ships.
A poem to the MacDermot King of Moylurg (1421-1458) tells the story of the Hag of Loch Ce who lived on the … (12 comments)

waterfront: The Schooner Thomas E. Lannon will Open the Bay! - 04/13/13 10:01 AM
Under sail, the schooner Thomas E. Lannon will open the bay by arriving in Duxbury Bay on Friday, May 24! The 16th Annual Opening of the Bay Celebration takes place over a wonderful evening and the next day, and marks the biggest event and fundraiser of the year for the Duxbury Bay Maritime School.
The gala Dockside Reception begins Friday evening at 6:30 with an Island Creek Oysters raw bar, hors d’oeuvres by the "Silent Chef", a Silent Auction and a cash bar.
The musical entertainment features the jazz stylings of the Williams Reunion Jazz Band, followed by the dance sounds of Dale and the … (2 comments)

waterfront: 87 Ellisville Road, Plymouth - 04/11/13 06:38 AM
87 Ellisville Road, Plymouth, is an exceptional, custom-built waterfront Colonial with spectacular views of Cape Cod Bay. This Campbell/Smith-designed 11-room, 4 bedroom, 5 full and 1 half bathroom home has 3 fireplaces and a versatile floorplan that could easily accommodate an aupair or in-law suite that would be perfect for an extended family.
Elegance and comfort describe this home best. The first-floor master suite has a cathedral ceiling, a walk-in closet, hardwood floors and opens to the home's expansive decks.  The living room's cathedral ceilings open to the deck and the ocean through two-story walls of glass.
Gracious dining … (6 comments)

 
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