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$ 2,150,000

Historic Home

265 Washington Street
Duxbury
Duxbury, Massachusetts

The "Fairmeadow" built by Sea Captain Henry Wadsworth in 1853.

Elegant Greek Revival retains much of its antique charm, but with many upgrades. This 6 bdrm, 4 full bath home offers some water views,hdwd flrs throughout, c/a, c/vac, original built ins along with many custom builtins. A large screened porch leads to a wonderful brick patio. This property also offers a separate Carriage House consisting of an over-sized two car garage with a three bedroom unit above - perfect for guests,in-law or au pair suite. A heated in-ground pool, hot tub, pool house, historic stonefireplace and stone walls/patios complete this compound. Deeded water access.

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Pool House
Pool House
Carriage House - Kitchen
Carriage House - Kitchen
Carriage House - Living Room
Carriage House - Living Room
Bedrooms 6
Full Baths 4
Heated Sq. Ft. 3,771
Acres 1.2
Property Taxes
$25,021
Assessed Tax Value
$1,704,400
MLS No. 72457634

Features.

  • 1st Floor Bath
  • 1st Floor Laundry Room
  • Basement
  • Bonus Room
  • Den
  • Dining room
  • Entry Hall
  • Foyer
  • Kitchen
  • Living room
  • Walk-Up Attic
  • 2 Car Garage
  • Circular driveway
  • Garden
  • Guest House
  • Patio
  • Pool - In Ground
  • Sprinkler System
  • Storage Building
  • 2nd Staircase
  • Built-in Bookcases
  • 3 Fireplaces: Wood
  • Grand staircase
  • High Ceilings
  • Jacuzzi
  • Original wood windows
  • Wood floors
  • Shingle Roof: Wood shingle
  • Central air
  • City water supply
  • Dishwasher
  • Gas heating
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Security System
  • Septic Tank
  • Water Heater - Gas
  • Carriage House
  • Steam Radiators
  • Widow's Walk
  • Beautiful Gardens
  • Carraige House with 2 Car Garage & Guest Suite
  • Exterior Stone Fireplace
  • Heated pool with hot tub
  • Pool House

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DiVito Realty

Sue Ann Murley

Phone: 781-925-0203
Mobile: 781-254-5627
Fax: 781-925-9929

DiVito Realty

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Recent Improvements

265 Washington Street, Duxbury – Renovations during Ownership
Main House
Downstairs: ? Family Room with built-in entertainment center
Living Room with fireplace; coat closet; original dentil molding Gas or Wood.
Sitting Room with custom cherry cabinets; working wood fireplace ?
Dining room with closed fireplace; original dentil molding (fireplace can be reopened and used) ?
Large screened in porch with brick flooring and ceiling fan ?
Butler’s pantry with cabinets from Faneuil Kitchens, wine refrigerator and cork floor ? Kitchen (Faneuil Kitchens); granite counters, center island, cork floor, Sub-Zero refrigerator, Bosch/Thermador appliances Done 2003 ?
Mud room with new tile floor; rear stairs ?
Utility room with new cabinets/counter, new cork floor and washer /dryer (gas). ? Vestibule leading to new bathroom with fully-tiled shower, access to pool
Upstairs: ?
Master bedroom - incorporated former sleeping porch with wonderful view, cedar-lined window box storage, awning; two closets ?
New master bathroom, with steam shower, bathtub with air jets, heated towel rail, two basins ?
Large bedroom converted to home office with extensive custom built in storage and closet ?
Four more bedrooms, three having closets (one fully cedar-lined), one with four built-in bunks ?
Two guest bathrooms, one with full tiled bath/shower and heated towel rail, one with tiled shower. ?
Landing with multiple historic storage cupboards
Hardwood floors throughout, many refinished
Several new storm doors and windows
New composite shutters to entire house
New gas furnace for steam heat 2003
New central air in 2002
New central vacuum – all new motors in 2018
New fire and burglar central alarm
New whole-house generator – Natural Gas (does not power central air)
New 200 AMP electrical panel; house largely rewired
Energy efficient lights throughout
New 30 yr Roof 2008 – Cedar Shingles
Separate Title V septic system 2001/2002
New wood shingle roof with electric wiring to prevent ice dams
Full basement with storage closet and shelves; new bulkhead doors
Large walk-up attic
Carriage House ?
Large heated two-car garage with new automatic doors; refinished original wood floor and original beadboard paneling. ?
Three-bedroom apartment with new kitchen and new bathroom; newly refinished wide pine floors.
Recently painted throughout.
Separately metered utilities with separate Septic System.
Mains smoke/CO alarms ?
Most windows recently replaced with Andersons. ?
Widows walk rebuilt. ?
New HVAC system in 2016. ?
New 100 AMP electric panel and most wiring replaced. ?
FiOS ?
Large basement storage area. ?
Brick patio with pergola. ?
New wood shingle roof. ?

Landscaping and pool
Extensive mature and new plantings throughout the property. ?
Full irrigation system. ?
Two low voltage landscape lighting systems ?
Historic brick walls and pathways. ?
New front, side and rear fences. New rose arbor New driveway
Historic stone barbecue with new stone patio. ?
Extensive rear brick patio with fieldstone/blue-stone walls. ?
New 40 x 20 heated Gunnite pool, with pebble finish, floor cleaning system, in-pool lights, automatic cover, salt generator, large hot tub, set in brick patio enhanced by fieldstone/blue-stone walls. ?
New large pool house with cabinets and refrigerator.
Easement - Allows access to bay with beach rights and potential right to rebuild old pier.


To be included in sale:
All appliances (Refrigerator, wine cooler, washer / dryer) All appliances in Carriage House (Refrigerator, washer/dryer)
Generator
Curtains on second floor (except front bedroom)
Swing set.
Built in bunk beds.

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