Osterville, Estate of the Day
This summer is one of the first in my life that I won't be visiting Cape Cod so I have a tender spot for Cape real estate at the moment. This home in the quaint village of Osterville in the middle of the Cape offers a few key features prized in a Cape home. This Pine Island estate is surrounded by water and has over two acres of space, much of it is unspoiled marsh. A deepwater dock provides quick access to the ocean. The house itself was built in the 1930s and has a charming shingled exterior. Because it is an older Cape home the ceilings seem a bit low and some of the rooms have been updated while others look like they haven't been touched in a while. Still, the bones are good and the charm is intact. The home is listed at $9.9 million. After the jump, an upstairs in desperate need of an overhaul.