Norwell Antique Colonial on 1.25 acres
Rich in history, the gracious houses that line Norwell’s winding and picturesque Main Street are a pleasant mix of stately colonials that were once the homes of prominent businessmen, modest parsonages for the clergy, and houses set on vast expanses of land. tracts of land that date back to the town’s long agricultural history. The George A. Robbins House, more recently known as the Trojano House, which stands on the corner of Homestead Farm and Main Street, was built around 1836 by George Robbins, who was a vice president of bank as well as ‘a carpenter, a surveyor and a cabinetmaker. Simple Georgian lines detail the white plank house, which sits on 1.25 pastoral acres a short walk from the village center.
593 Main Street, Norwell
Society: Luxury properties from William Raveis
Listing Agent: Valerie Liuzzi
E-mail: ValÃ©[email protected]
Phone: cell: 617-908-2975, office: 781-659-6650
Price: $ 1,099,000
Style: Colonial, antique
Bathrooms : Three full
Lot size: 1.25 acre
Living space: 3,411 square feet
Garage: Attached barn for two cars
Strong points: The picturesque Main Street of Norwell provides the perfect setting for this charming colonial house located within walking distance of the village. Set on 1.25 acres of pastoral land adjoining conservation land and a cul-de-sac neighborhood, the home has been carefully preserved and maintained, retaining its inherent grace and character with gleaming hardwood floors, high ceilings, architectural moldings and integrated elements. The light-flooded living areas seamlessly transition from one to the other on the first floor and include an elegant living room and large home office, each with a fireplace, and a spacious dining room with beautiful wood paneling. In the updated kitchen, centered around a functional fireplace, the open floor plan extends into an informal dining area with built-in floor-to-ceiling shelving. Upstairs, two of the four sunny bedrooms have warm fireplaces, while the third floor offers two large function rooms for games, lounging or watching TV. Updated with a new roof, interior and exterior paint, new septic system, updated electrical systems and a Buderus heating system, the home also offers a two-story barn, outdoor pizza oven and a wine cellar.
Taxes: $ 13,100
Video tour: 593 Main Street Norwell, MA
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