Fixer-Upper Friday: A Coastal Home in Rockport
Location: 131 Granite Street, Rockport—on a coastal roadway just outside of the town and overlooking the ocean.
Stats: The two-family home and barn has a total of 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, and 1,852 square feet.
Listing Price: $499,000
Listing Agent: Nicolette Vanstigt, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Gloucester, coldwellbankerhomes.com.
For a coastal investment property north of Boston, this shingle-style home from 1829 offers a two-family layout in the main house, and a two-story barn behind. Both main-house units have large kitchens, living rooms, full baths, and at least one bedroom, and although they need renovations, wide-plank floors and, in some cases, original wood trim are highlights. The home looks out onto a private yard and has a view of the Atlantic Ocean. Off-street parking is included. The property’s multi-use barn has a wall of windows generous storage space.