Historic House Listings

Island time! Circa 1920. Over two acres in Massachusetts. $1,395,000

March 13, 2019

Island time in Massachusetts! Quite an eclectic and interesting island. Known as Crow Island. It was built in 1920. Located on 2.29 acres in Fairhaven, Massachusetts. There are whimsical statues and even an outdoor cabana styled as a chapel. The main house has patios on the east and west side offering sunrises and sunset views. There are old ship artifacts on the island that were salvaged and even the old mast from the Schooner Ernestina. Two bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 1,901 square feet. $1,395,000

From the Zillow listing:


A once in a lifetime chance to own a private island located off the coast of Fairhaven. Artfully decorated with whimsical sculptures, the property includes an outdoor cabana with a surrounding deck, lovingly referred to by the family as “the chapel”, a pagoda style utility shed, a small pond with fountain, boathouse and dock. The island is dotted with many seating areas in idyllic settings with marble tables and benches perfect for relaxing and taking in the views.Patios on the East and West sides of the house offer options to enjoy sunrises and sunsets. An open floor plan accentuates the expansive water views in every direction. A second floor living area with a separate entrance has a small kitchenette, half bath and opens out onto an upper deck looking out over the New Bedford waterfront. You get a feeling of history from whaling artifacts and elements salvaged from old ships including some beautiful ships knees and a column made from the original mast of the Schooner Ernestina.

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