On the Market: A Lofty Log Cabin in Central Mass
Want to live in the great outdoors, without actually sacrificing any modern-day comforts? Welcome to your dream home.
49 Beaman Road, Princeton
Size: 3,200 square feet
If you’re thinking that this home doesn’t look like it belongs in the middle of Massachusetts, you’re partially right. The log construction was originally built in Ontario, Canada, then taken apart for transport, and reassembled in Princeton.
The result is an epic cabin, carved out of colossal white pine logs—some measuring up to 50 feet in length—positioned on 4.65 acres of wooded scenery. Not an outdoorsy person? Then maybe don’t opt for a house surrounded by forest. But if you for some reason do, this home will take good care of you.
Cathedral ceilings soar over the homey kitchen and living room, peaking at 30 feet. A pellet stove sits inside of a grand fireplace, surrounded by stone and shiplap. In the kitchen, a stucco island is topped with a slab of granite. Do the prep work there, then, thanks to the open layout, pass the plates over to the dining table.
With massive logs adorning walls and ceilings in every room, the rustic environment feels like being embraced by a tree, truly giving new meaning to the term “treehugger.” A sliding barn door leading to the master bath and a sturdy staircase made of carved wood are just some of the interior details to love—but to get the full effect of this unique stead, you have to venture outdoors.
Warm light pours from the house through its plentiful floor-to-ceiling windows, casting a glow onto its two decks and above-ground pool. On the larger deck, heat up the grill for a sunset dinner, or gather ‘round the wood-burning fireplace to get toasty. Take a deep breath: That crisp summer air is about to grow pleasantly smoky.
For information, contact Brenda Albert, LAER Realty Partners, laerrealty.com
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