Life In Cohasset, Making the Most of Ocean Views

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It’s time to start thinking of your trip to the beach! A prime ocean view is a bit of an obligation. Given the price of oceanview property, which of course, they aren’t making any more of, the onus is on the builder and architect to craft a home that is both livable and delivers on the promise of a jaw-dropping vista.

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Jerusalem Road in Cohasset on Massachusetts’ South Shore has many homes that capture the classic look of a New England estate. Cohasset is a charming seaside town that offers many of the benefits of nearby Cape Cod but without as much of the tourist traffic (and no long wait to cross the bridge). This home, freshly built this year by Patrick Ahearn Architect and Fabrizio Construction, is a custom collaboration on a shingle style masterpiece with ocean views from 15 of 19 rooms!

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The five-bedroom home offers 8200 square feet of  indoor/outdoor living with  2900 sf of outdoor living space on three levels and an octagonal gazebo (probably not of much use this time of year but absolutely glorious once the summer returns). Twelve sets of French doors are perfectly placed to capture in order to offer more oceanview deliciousness.

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The spacious and inviting custom kitchen reflects the current trend for white kitchens with a marble-topped center island and a deluxe cooking area backed with subway tile. The kitchen opens out to the deck.

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A full butler’s pantry connects the kitchen and dining room. Handmade millwork and custom built-ins including bookcases and a window seat reflect the attention to modern craftsmanship. Beadboard ceilings give the home a gently nautical feel.

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The home has five ensuite bedrooms and the second floor master suite faces the ocean with four sets of French doors that open to a wraparound deck. The Tower room which crowns the house is its own private retreat with a kitchen, entertaining area and deck.  Summer can’t get here fast enough.

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This home is listed with Dean & Hamilton for $4.25 million. 

Deidre WoollardDeidre Woollard is a real estate publicist who founded Luxist.com (later part of AOL.com), realtor.com, and is now a leading real estate publicist achieving placement for agents and properties in Architectural DigestThe Hollywood ReporterLos Angeles TimesCurbed, and more. She’s passionate about the intersection of branding, marketing, and writing, something she’s been able to pass on while teaching at UCIrvine Extension in their Digital Journalism program. In her spare time, you can find her under a tree reading on her iPad. Explore more great properties at LeverageRE.com.