August 19, 2022

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Fairhaven Cape capitalizes on its perch by the bay

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Taxes $11,149 (2022)

There is a sign expressing “Beach House’’ previously mentioned the fire in this home, but you’ll know this contemporary Cape overlooking Buzzards Bay is the genuine offer by the outdoor shower alone — a requirement when a non-public beach front is just seconds absent.

The 16-yr-aged house on West Island has three amounts: two higher floors for residing and a reduced degree with breakaway partitions in situation of flooding. A broad deck with a gazebo captures the ocean view from this assets, which shares the neighborhood with West Island Condition Reservation.

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

From the driveway, a wide stairway prospects to the front door. Inside of, the style honors the home’s proximity to the ocean: pastel blue paint, white Nantucket bead board, and a lot of sliders and windows, which include a skylight in the foyer, that let the sunshine pour in.

To the left of the lobby is a 480-square-foot residing area with a gasoline hearth flanked by beach-white designed-in shelving and cabinetry. And just to the right of the cabinetry is a white desk-like desk. But given its spot, the odds of work truly becoming accomplished look slim: Right in front of the desk is a window with views of Buzzards Bay, and to the correct is a slider to the aforementioned deck.

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The dwelling room comes with a gas fireplace and crafted-in cabinetry.—John Maciel

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

The dwelling home shares an open up structure with the 243-sq.-foot kitchen area, where by the granite counter is in the shape of a fishhook. The straight section runs alongside an exterior wall and consists of an undermount sink under 3 broad windows. The curved portion is a peninsula that seats 4.

A couple of actions from the sink is a extensive, rectangular island with cabinetry, a little sink, a fridge, and a 4-burner fuel cooktop. Stainless steel appliances, together with the key refrigerator and stacked ovens, are on the exterior wall. This close of the kitchen also presents a 124-sq.-foot eating place, which is at the moment occupied by a white desk for eight below a gorgeous Sputnik gentle fixture. This is a sumptuously sunny space up coming to a slider to the deck.

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

Guiding rolling 3-paneled doors with smoked glass is the 1st-flooring bed room, exactly where the barn wooden flooring, recessed lights, and Nantucket bead board proceed. Listed here at the entrance of the house, sunshine is no stranger: There are four home windows in the 178-sq.-foot area.

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The initial-ground bed room has barn wooden flooring and Nantucket bead board.—John Maciel

The comprehensive bathtub for this flooring is at the conclusion of a brief hallway off the kitchen area. Initial on the proper, nevertheless, is a laundry closet driving a white roll-up door, and on the still left, there is a closet. The entire bath has a solitary self-importance with a granite counter resting on blond wooden cabinetry. The flooring is ceramic tile, and the shower is an insert.

From the foyer, a vast stairwell exactly where nautical-like cable operates underneath picket handrails leads to the best floor, which retains the principal suite, third bed room, and the last full bath.

The most important suite occupies around fifty percent this amount. The bed room location is 231 square feet and functions a cathedral ceiling, recessed lights, a ceiling supporter, two closets (a single is a walk-in), a gasoline fireplace, carpeting, and a window seat with a perspective of the bay.

Unwind après beach front day in the en-suite bath’s jetted tub, a trace of a determine 8 in its shape. The tub also has a one vanity with a black granite counter that delivers a wonderful juxtaposition to the white cabinetry. The shower sits guiding obvious glass and boasts a white subway tile encompass, a inexperienced tile inlay, and a matching floor. The flooring in the rest of the bathroom, even so, is ceramic tile.

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

The third bed room is 285 square toes and is at the moment outfitted with a pair of bunkbeds. There is carpeting underfoot, and a nook around a person of those beds houses a desk space. There is also a closet, a storage place, and a window seat with a watch of the bay.

The closing tub will come with a ceramic tile flooring, a shower insert, and a single vainness with a granite prime and a white cabinet.

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The third bed room is outfitted with bunkbeds.—John Maciel
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The major bathtub on the 2nd ground gives a solitary vainness with a granite counter and white cabinetry and a different shower.—John Maciel

The lower amount includes a two-car garage and storage for kayaks and other drinking water-connected gear.

The property, which sits on .72 of an acre, is becoming bought totally furnished.

Danielle Cyr-DeFrias of Howe Allen Realty in Fairhaven has the listing. As of push time an offer had been approved on the home.

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