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Historic House Listings

“Crow Island”, Circa 1849. Five acres in Massachusetts. $18,000,000

August 21, 2019

“Crow Island” is said to be the second oldest home in the area. Built as a summer retreat. This home was built in 1849. It is located on 5.04 acres in Manchester, Massachusetts. The home has only had four owners. Situated on a peninsula, this home has plenty of ocean views and long range views of Boston. Five bedrooms, five bathrooms, and 8,765 square feet. $18,000,000

From the Zillow listing:

 

Stunningly beautiful landscaped 5 acre ocean front peninsula provides privacy for historic manor, artist studio and spacious carriage house. Built in 1849 it is is said to be the second oldest summer home in Manchester. Renovated and improved by the last two of only four owners, Crow Island exceeds today’s standard of living with an ocean view from every window! Situated between Black and White beach high on a knoll with views to distant Boston, this property is a slice of tranquil paradise. One feels connected to mainland yet buffered in the privacy of the gated grounds. The charm lies in its fabulous character & architectural detail with many unique rooms the are perfectly sized for comfortable living today. Having withstood the perils of the ocean and the elegant times of glamorous living, Crow Island is a solid piece of the rock that will provide you with an amazing property to build your legacy and call home. A rare opportunity!

 

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