On the Market: A Serene Mashpee Home by Ockway Bay
Take refuge in this midcentury modern design on the Cape Cod waterfront—115-foot dock included.
39 Little Neck Lane, Mashpee
Size: 1,225 square feet
Of all the ways you can transform a home, the one thing you’re stuck with is the setting. This Mashpee abode knows that well, as its scenic location at the edge of Ockway Bay is the belle of the ball. Everything, from the midcentury modern design that prioritizes the outdoors to the carefully planned patio, revolves around the sparkling bay right out the back door.
Walnut-stained oak floors and dark beams across whitewashed ceilings let the many windows—or, more to the point, the views through those glass panes—steal the show inside. From the recently expanded galley kitchen to the serene living room, the first floor displays panoramas of Ann’s Cove and the surrounding marshland. The waterfront situation is a dream for any birdwatchers or nature lovers: “Watching the osprey, herons, and other wildlife navigate in and out of the marsh from the side terrace” is a great feature of the property, says homeowner Patrick Knight. “It is both peaceful and mesmerizing to have this front row seat.”
That entrancing terrace is on the other side of the living room wall, accessible through a set of glass sliders. A long cedar wall with a natural matte finish stretches the length of the patio, nearly reaching the edge of the cove where a brand new private dock juts 115 feet out into the water (large enough to comfortably berth two boats). From the end of the pier, you can look back to shore and see a luminous cedar screen, which cove lighting washes in a diffused glow after the sun sets. It’s practically a personal lighthouse beckoning you home.
For information, contact Ann MacDonald, New Seabury Sotheby’s International Realty, sothebysrealty.com.
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