Original details abound in this charming historic handyman special home including detailed woodwork, wide baseboards, pressed metal ceilings (in 3 rooms), a curved tongue and groove wall, 2 sets of stairs, antique door hinges and an old fashioned pantry. The downstairs space is open and bright with large windows at the front of the house. The front rooms have hardwood floors.
There are 4 upstairs bedrooms each with generous closet space. One bedroom has a view of the water. The bathroom has a big claw foot tub for soaking. The quiet garden has perennial plantings and mature apple and maple trees.
New upgrades include a new roof, vinyl siding and Tyvek wrap in 2018. Some foundation work in 2018, wiring and plumbing upgraded in 2010. The house needs the sill replaced on the east side, some glass panes replaced, and other repairs.
The house is located in Westport a lively community which boasts a library, café, restaurant and very well stocked general store (including agency liquor store). Known for whale watching and as the home of Joshua Slocum Westport has so much to offer. There are wonderful hiking and biking trails, you can view 3 lighthouses, go whale watching, see seals from shore, see the bird sanctuary, walk the long sandy beach at Pond Cove. Join a club at the library, craft with local artisans, volunteer! This home needs to find its person, someone who can polish it back to its former beauty. If that might be you please book a showing! (id:1937)