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This quintessential waterfront home is well beyond an ordinary dream of paradise. A short drive from nearly everywhere in New England, and serviced by convenient jet-ports at three nearby facilities, Point Road in Marion, Massachusetts is an integral part of an inspiring settlement of quiet lanes and private compounds.
A grand oceanfront home, the property consists of a 9,088 square-foot primary residence, offering exceptional modern-day living due to its astonishing conceptualization and thoughtful planning. Its extraordinary form was designed and built in 1999, conceived by a team of architects and designers, with the assistance of the owner’s flawless attention to detail and refined taste.
Meticulously cared for, the estate includes a delightful—yet separate 1,850 square-foot, three bedroom, three full and one-half bath guest residence. Other features include an au pair apartment above the massive garage, a heated solarium, and an additional outbuilding/boathouse; all of which share a pea stone parking area, allowing a fleet of vehicles to maneuver without difficulty.
The privacy of this nearly six-acre parcel is conserved by a tree-lined lane, which extends from the main roadway and descends along a paved path. With the position of the home and outbuildings in such a manner that it is unseen until arrival to its entrance, privacy is assured during all seasons. Its proximity to the prestigious and legendary Kittansett Golf Club remains a draw, as is the Beverly Yacht Club located
in the quaint village of Marion.
The grounds are professionally maintained, and include picturesque manicured gardens. Additionally, while there is a sense of community, it is well-defined by a manageable complement of only a few neighbors living on their oversized lots, many of which are also perched along rolling lawns that gently sweep toward the pristine shoreline along this highly desirable peninsula.
With all of these attributes, the home would elicit an inquisitive reaction if the word “cozy” were to be used to describe the overall feeling of this exemplary estate—yet, that is the splendor of this grand oasis, and to see it is to believe this description.
Given the gallantry projected by this architectural masterpiece, there is also an indescribable feeling that envelopes visitors, a feeling that appears to be spawned from the tranquil atmosphere which engulfs all the senses and instills an innate comfort. Upon entering the dramatic vestibule, which offers an initial glimpse of the commanding ocean view, the chemistry is immediate between home and guest, resembling first love. With every detail planned: floor-to-ceiling windows, oversized glazed French doors (framing a blue sea and a sturdy pier and dock), vaulted ceilings and a light-colored herringbone oak hardwood floor, it seems that the outdoors is invited inside, regardless of the forecast. Most notable is the expansive, double-wide stairway accented with stainless steel, glass, and wood railings; lining the balcony overlooking the open living room; it provides a breathtaking view of Buzzards Bay.
Overall, the peaceful, relaxed and accommodating sensations which fill the air, swiftly overcome any hesitancy to enjoy the moment and appreciate the best of the best in seaside living.
Listed and shown by appointment by Paul E. Grover, one of the two principals of Robert Paul Properties with offices on Cape Cod, the South Coast and in Boston, Grover describes this listing as a true turnkey property. He points out that, “You could purchase this home in June, and celebrate the 4th of July here at home; it needs nothing, other than someone who appreciates all it offers.”
This lavish home includes a screening room next to the first-floor bedroom with a bath and only steps away from a full-size swimming pool and wet bar for summer entertaining.
The great room is expansive and makes excellent use of open space, beginning with a bank of windows overlooking the ocean, tray ceilings, finely finished custom woodworking, a casual living area—adjacent to an informal dining area, in addition to a breakfast cove, all in proximity to an authentic chef’s kitchen.
Possessing every conceivable convenience, all within reach; a hidden bar, dual-dishwashers, top-of-the-line appliances, butler’s pantry and formal dining room, this home is ideal for large family gatherings or frequent social entertaining.
By way of a well-appointed elevator, it’s off to the second level. This floor is as pleasing as the first and is full of splendor; from the time you wake to when you make the last call of the day from your private office. The dramatic views encompass two small, islands with sandy beaches, and to take in more of the vista, the office offers a protected rotunda, which extends from the space, and remains the perfect setting for a quiet lunch or an evening cocktail.
The well-appointed, matching bathrooms, with dressing rooms and a spare room that could function as a parlor, spa, yoga or art studio, is waiting for a creative person to complete its role. All of these areas connect to the master bedroom that is comparable—if not more extravagant—than the finest five-star hotel found in any major city in the U.S. or abroad; comfort is guaranteed.
Grover concluded his tour with the following comment—one that is spot-on—in today’s real estate market, it’s doubtful this home and property could be duplicated at this price point. “It has the best of everything; land, views, and water access; it was designed well, built strong, and decorated beautifully,” Paul says.
In reality, this home isn’t for everyone; it exudes success from every corner, and it instills confidence and personal conviction for attaining the pinnacle of success. For those seeking the best in class when it comes to their first, second, or third home, they need not look further. This residence, along with its numerous amenities is unmatched, and even though it isn’t new, its stellar condition, timeless appearance, and idyllic layout and location make it a considerable value at an asking price of $6.495 million.
For additional information or to schedule an appointment, contact Paul E. Grover at 508-364-3500, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit his website at RobertPaul.com.