- New Listing
- Price Reduced( $5,000 )
Built in 1892 by a German cabinet maker, this stately 5 bedroom/2 bath Queen Anne residence offers 3840 finished square feet plus a full floored daylight attic and full basement. The custom cabinet maker’s touch is evident in the variety of woods! The foyer is red oak, the front parlor is beech, the second parlor is a stunning hard bird’s eye maple, the dining room is red oak. Three sets of double sided pocket doors separate the main rooms with the corresponding wood on each side of the pocket doors. The dining room and two parlors feature intricate flooring patterns utilizing 8 different woods, painstakingly cut on a jig. The updated kitchen blends the flavor of the 1800's butler’s pantry and brick exposed chimney with a current style center island with prep sink and breakfast bar, Brazilian cherry floors and custom 2” maple counter tops, from bowling alley lanes, re-purposed from Freeport’s Star Bowl. There is storage galore with the floor-to- ceiling butler’s pantry AND a large walk-in pantry as well! A swinging door leads to the dining room with crown molding and built in china cabinet. Other special features are the grand front staircase as well as a servant’s staircase in the rear, a main floor 5th bedroom/office with walk in closet and built in bureau, 10’ ceilings on the main floor and 9 on the upper level, 17 stained glass windows which grace the home’s southern face, amazing original hardware throughout and a solarium which boasts a terrazzo floor with inlaid mother of pearl. Upstairs are 4 bedrooms, (3 have walk-in closets), a turret room, perfect for a library, with a double pocket door, and also a custom bathroom complete with a freestanding shower of travertine marble. A stackable washer/dryer is conveniently located in the bathroom closet. A second washer/dryer set are in the basement. Another staircase leads to the day-lit third floor windowed attic, perfect for a massive studio, a master suite or a family room hideaway if finished. Indeed this unique home is one of a kind! In addition, the fully fenced back yard and 2 car garage built in the 80s will appeal to a family with children or pets! With a fitness center across the street, owners could be just seconds from a pool and exercise facility! Ideal for an entrepreneur who wants to establish a B and B, a boutique or a gallery! This is one of Freeport’s Jewels!!! HOME WARRANTY OFFERED!