For Sale/Rent

On the Market: A Stunning Cohasset Carriage House

Original posts and beams, 27-foot ceilings, and an epic catwalk bedeck this 1886 stable-turned-single-family home.


Cohasset carriage house

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20 Westgate Lane, Cohasset
Price: $995,000
Size: 3,123 square feet
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 2.5

It might seem a little counterintuitive to park your car in the driveway and live inside of the carriage house, but these remodeled digs make a solid case for doing just that. Built as a spacious stable for the Bigelow Estate in 1886, the building was converted into a single-family home in the 1970s. From the wide-planked pine floors to the amazing 27-foot cathedral ceilings, this home has distinct character.

White wood paneled walls deck out the first floor, which comprises an open living room with a neat barstool seating alcove tucked into the corner, a sitting room with a stout brick fireplace and wood stove (which once heated the entire house), and a huge kitchen. Butcher block counters and cabinets aplenty frame the eat-in, and an oversized cube of an island sits in the center of the room. The rustic, gray centerpiece features a slightly sunken wooden counter that acts as a breakfast bar.

Original posts and beams impress throughout the home, as does the staircase, which leads up to a cool banister-lined catwalk. The walkway looks down into the main living area, up at the pitched ceilings, and over to a large square “hay hoist” window.

A sliding barn door pushes aside to reveal the sunlit master bedroom, which includes a walk-in closet and en-suite bath. One level up, at the tippy-top of the home, a bonus storage space is lit by a dormer window.
Outside, nearly an acre of lawn and walking trails that lead to Supper Island, the harbor, and even downtown make this carriage house a wonderful home.

For information, contact Hanneman + Gonzales Team, Compass, compass.com

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