A Home for Sale on the ‘Most Beautiful Main Street in America’

It's set on just under three waterfront acres in Hingham.

721 Main Street, Hingham, Mass.

Photo by Susan Hagstrom

721 Main Street, Hingham

Price: $2,450,000
Size: 6,786 square feet
Bedrooms: 5
Baths: 5 full, 2 half

When First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt visited Hingham, she was so taken by its New England charm that she called its Main Street the most beautiful one in America. Now for sale on that very street, this five-bedroom home is set on just under three acres bordering Cushing Pond. Stately with 16 rooms and four floors of living space, the house was originally built in 1864. The first-floor living spaces include a kitchen, living room, dining room, family room, and study. The house has four fireplaces, high ceilings, hand-crafted interior woodwork, and bay windows. Bedrooms, including a master suite, are found on the second and third floors. In addition, the listing notes that while the home has a residential look and feel, its current zoning would allow for some business uses as well.

For information, visit raveis.com or contact Marry Morrison, 781-264-5131.

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