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August 23, 2013

Majestic village estate in the heart of Rockport

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The second level features four bedrooms with deep closets and three full baths. The master suite with spa bath also boasts a window balcony overlooking the in-ground pool and Har-Tru tennis court. Additional sleeping quarters, should you need them, are one flight up where the views are stunning.

The panoramic view is most breathtaking from this home’s crowning jewel; a fourth-floor tower affording sweeping vistas of Rockport Village and the harbor.

Additional amenities to this property include a two-bedroom cottage, a detached six-car heated and carpeted garage and nearly 2 acres of professionally landscaped grounds complete with irrigation system drawing from a private well, decorative brick walkways, original ironwork, and parking for 25 plus!

“When this estate was most recently purchased, it was quite literally brought back to life,” says the Realtor. “Although it is grand, it is not the kind of home that you take your shoes off to enter. It is comfortable and welcoming. It’s a home in which you can throw one heck of a party.”

This remarkable property, which lists for $1,995,000, is shown by appointment only. For more information or to schedule a private viewing, call George Kauss at 978-979-2907.

AT A GLANCE

Main House:

  • 14 rooms
  • 6 bedrooms
  • 4 full and 2 half baths
  • 5,144 square feet
  • $1,995,000

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