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The 5 Most Incredible Waterfront Homes for Sale in Massachusetts

The 5 Most Incredible Waterfront Homes for Sale in Massachusetts

Come by land or by sea. This warm New England weather has left us dreaming of good times with good friends on the open waters. We've gathered up 5 incredible waterfront homes for sale in Massachusetts perfect for you... and your boat!

1. 71 Eastern Point Boulevard | Gloucester, MA

9+ Beds | 6 Full, 3 Half Baths | $8,495,000

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Perched on the water's edge along Gloucester’s coveted Eastern Point, Stoneacre is an estate unlike any other.

Built in the 1900s of locally quarried granite, this 9+ bedroom residence is steeped in New England heritage and history. Several open gathering rooms provide the ultimate retreat for grand living and entertaining. The nautical-inspired design is reinforced through rich details, high ceilings, gleaming hardwoods, and breathtaking views at every turn.

Luxurious design meets ultimate function in the spacious chef’s kitchen. With a variety of well-equipped cooking stations, the space is fit for both intimate dinners and grand celebrations.

Stoneacre’s finished lower level comprises of a wet bar, billiards room, and original wine cellar. A wood-paneled sauna, large steam room, and outdoor jacuzzi offer a spa-like retreat.

The immaculately maintained grounds also offer direct waterfront access with a 12’ x 42’ deep water dock and two moorings.

Highlights:

  • Constructed in 1912 of locally quarried granite.
  • Functioned as the summer home of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Garrison Hall of the illustrious Ames family.
  • Enormous chef's kitchen with several well-equipped cooking stations.
  • Rich nautical details, high ceilings, gleaming hardwoods and breathtaking views at every turn.
  • Original wood carvings adorn the house throughout the courtyard, foyer and private library.
  • Original wine cellar, wet bar and billiards room.
  • Wood-paneled sauna, large steam room, and outdoor jacuzzi.
  • Spacious chamber accessible through hidden passageway can be utilized. as a carpenter's workshop or for additional storage.

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2. 260 North Bay Road | Barnstable, MA

5 Beds | 6 Full, 2 Half Baths | $11,250,000

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This stunning and traditional Royal Barry Wills waterfront residence sits on the banks of Cotuit Bay and offers magnificent water views, offering over 200 feet of water frontage and inspirational sunsets.

Capturing the luxurious spirit of Oyster Harbors, a private gated community, this home features elegant interiors with rich details, modern comforts and extraordinary views. A sprawling master suite; chef's kitchen with two granite center islands; handsome home library; a fabulous entertainment room in the lower level; and formal and informal living spaces all provide ample room to host family and friends.

The vast site combines access to outdoor adventure and modern amenities in a natural setting. Add in a private 2 bedroom guest house, an in-ground pool, sandy beach and private dock, and this property takes your life to new heights!

Highlights:

  • 1.52 acre site with 275 feet of water frontage.

  • Vaulted ceilings and expansive windows.

  • Chef's kitchen with two granite center islands.

  • Tranquil private home library.

  • Includes private 2-bedroom guest house, in-ground pool, sandy beach and private dock.

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3. 70 Black Horse Lane | Cohasset, MA

6 Beds | 5 Full, 1 Half Baths | $9,400,000

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This gorgeous waterfront property currently features a 250 year old Sea Captain's House, a beautiful and a spacious barn/carriage house/boat house with green house. It also has a private boat dock and an outdoor pool and pool house. The home has six bedrooms and five and a half baths, including a Master Suite with his and her dressing rooms.

The home is already hooked up to town sewer and is ready for renovations. There are also two buildable lots approved for town sewer hookup. The property is on town water and has a private well for irrigation. This property is a one-of-a-kind waterfront estate setting.

Highlights:

  • 14 acre property including a 7 acre island and 2,500 feet of water frontage.

  • Currently features Sea Captain's House and spacious barn/carriage house with green house. 

  • Private boat dock with outdoor pool and pool house.

  • Just three owners in the last 100 years.

  • Attached garage for 4 cars.

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4. 421 Main Street | Barnstable, MA

9 Beds | 9 Full, 2 Half Baths | $11,500,000

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Overlooking the beautiful waters of East Bay and Nantucket Sound sits this sophisticated yet intimate waterfront estate.

Interior spaces are bathed in natural light with beautifully balanced living areas all oriented toward the water.

Casual spaces for family and friends include a family room, sunroom and enclosed porch. The second level offers 2 master suites and 7 additional bedrooms. An expansive lawn, in-ground pool and scores of privacy trees dress the 5.46 acre site. A custom beach house enhances the private dock.

Highlights:

  • 11,578 square-feet, renovated with high grade materials and exceptional craftsmanship.

  • Welcoming foyer with original wood floors.

  • Living and dining rooms with custom fireplaces.

  • Spacious, well-equipped kitchen.

  • Tranquil library with hand-pegged wood.

  • Expansive lawn and in-ground pool.

  • Private dock with custom beach house.

  • Detached 5-car garage.

  • 3-bedroom carriage house for guests and extended family.

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5. 49 Margin Street | Cohasset, MA

10 Beds | 7 Full, 4 Half Baths | $14,999,000

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Built in 1932, The Oaks is positioned on a private 9+ acre peninsula, with over 1,800’ of ocean frontage as well as a 112’ deep water dock.

Upon entrance, visitors will be taken aback by the impressive and well-manicured grounds, which flows seamlessly into the ocean backdrop. Centered among the backdrop, the 20,000 sq.ft. Georgian Revival mansion is a sight to behold and has been maintained to the highest degree, offering a combination of modernism and traditionalism.

This gorgeous waterfront estate holds historical significance and has had only three owners.

Highlights:

  • Private 9+ acre peninsula with 1,800' of ocean frontage.

  • 112' deep water dock.

  • Tennis court, pool, jacuzzis and skating pond.

  • Private sandy beach.

  • Former home of Clarence Barron (founders of Barron's Weekly, Dow Jones Company, Wall Street Journal). Property has only held three owners.

  • Private dock with custom beach house.

  • Detached 5-car garage.

  • 3-bedroom carriage house for guests and extended family.

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