Filed under: Estates
Even the name of this home, Killybracken seems to recall the rocky, rugged coastline it sits upon in Gloucester, Massachusetts. The main home was built in 1927 in the Arts and Crafts style and sits on an Eastern Point peninsula. The property includes plush lawns,perennial gardens and specimen plantings on around 2.4 ocean front acres. The compound consists of five structures with more than 10,400 square feet of indoor space that includes the main house, the pool house, and the caretaker's cottage. The entertainment building has an integrated indoor/outdoor pool built with granite from the same quarry used for the original residence. The pool can be used year round.
The main residence has 14 rooms and has oak and pine woodwork, accents of polished brass, copper and leaded glass work, and decorative granite windowsills. A timbered great room offers views of the ocean and the dining room has its own fireplace. A sun room has a coved ceiling and opens onto a terrace. The library has a fireplace, ocean views and a half bath. On the second floor the master suite offers a sitting area, fireplace and a granite bath with a whirlpool spa. The master suite has a balcony that overlooks the Great Room. A 'tree house' offers a cozy private suite that is separate from the rest of the house. This property is listed at $12.75 million.