For sale: Gaze from your gazebo at homes in Hanover and Gloucester
These garden structures beckon us to enjoy their serene shelter.
198 CEDAR STREET / HANOVER
SQUARE FEET 1,568
LOT SIZE 3 acres
BEDROOMS 3 BATHS 2 full
LAST SOLD FOR First time on the market
PROS This sturdy Cape was built by the owners in 1951. Enter into the living room, with a fireplace at right and a dining area or office at left. Past a full bath is a bedroom where French doors lead to a greenhouse and laundry area. The eat-in kitchen nearby has knotty pine cabinets in good shape and access to a deck overlooking the former farm’s 3-acre lot and gazebo. A cozy family room off the kitchen has a wood stove, skylights, and exposed beams, plus sliders to a sunroom and access to the side entry and two-car garage. Upstairs, there are two more bedrooms: one with a built-in cedar closet and drawers, plus a large master with newer en suite bath.
CONS Could use some cosmetic updates.
Jill Reddish, Molisse Realty Group, 617-835-1334, firstname.lastname@example.org
316 MAIN STREET / GLOUCESTER
SQUARE FEET 3,491
LOT SIZE 0.25 acres
BEDROOMS 4 BATHS 4 full, 1 half
LAST SOLD FOR $830,000 in 2018
PROS Crowning a terraced lot overlooking Gloucester’s working waterfront, this 1884 Second Empire is the subject of an Edward Hopper watercolor. Enter through a mudroom, with a new bath at left, into a kitchen with six-burner stove, two ovens, and a sunny breakfast nook. Past a formal dining room, the living room features a fireplace with marble mantel, bay windows, and an adjacent sunroom. A first-floor master includes grass-cloth wallpaper and a fireplace, plus a luxurious bath with twin rainfall shower, soaking tub, and dressing room. Upstairs, there’s a remodeled bath with laundry, and all three bedrooms (including one en suite) have harbor views. The basement sports a home theater. A stone patio holds a screened gazebo with hot tub.
CONS Driveway accessed by a right-of-way easement.
Mary Matthews, Coldwell Banker, 978-317-1079, Mary.Matthews@nemoves.com