Oceanfront retreat overlooks Plymouth Long Beach and the Eel River – Wicked Local

Posted: January 19, 2022 at 11:42 am

Beth Doyle (bdoyle@wickedlocal.com), Maryclare Himmel (Special to Old Colony Memorial)| Wicked Local

Oceanfront Victorian on Manters Point overlooks Plymouth Long Beach

Situated on nearly an acre of oceanfront land in Plymouth, this Victorian Farmhouse overlooks the spectacular expanse of Long Beach and the Eel River.


Conveniently located close to historicdowntownPlymouth,theEel RiverBeachClub and PlimothPatuxet,this picturesque Victorian farmhouseenjoys a unique setting with easy access to two of the areas most scenic waterways. Long Beach is a3-mile-longbarrier beachthat is home to shorebirds and wildlife that roam the wave- and windswept shores. The 3.9-mile-long Eel River begins its journey to the sea at the cranberry bogs east of Long Pond Road, flowing along PlimothPatuxetand paralleling the beach before emptying into Plymouth Harbor between the beach and Manters Point. A private staircase from the backyard of the home leads down to the river, allowing easy access for tubing and beach activities during the warmer months.

The home is situatedon nearly an acre of waterfront land overlooking theriver and the spectacular expanse of Long Beachin a private, quiet enclaveon Manters Point,where a single, one-lane roadway circles past shingled homes with sweeping views of the Atlantic.

Built in 1905, thehome maintains all the charm and essence of a quintessentialturn-of-the-centurybeach cottage,completewith acovered, wraparound porchthat speaks of long summer afternoons spent in rocking chairs watching the waves roll against the shore as gulls circle overhead.

Company:Gibson Sothebys International Realty


Listing agent:Ashley Brennan






Bathrooms:Three full, one half

Living space:3,440 square feet

Lot size:0.94acre

Garage:Two-car, attached

Highlights:Located on a rise overlooking the Eel River and the spectacular expanse of Long Beach, this delightful Victorian farmhouse sits on nearly an acre of rare oceanfront land.The expansive homemaintainsall ofthe charm of a turn-of-the-century beach cottage, complete with a covered, wraparound porch with commanding views of the ocean. Abright, open floor plan encompasses a light-filled living room and dining roomand aspacious, inviting kitchenthathas been renovated toincludesoapstone counters, stainless appliances and clean-lined cabinetrythatpromote an up-to-date feel while maintaining the delightful charm of the original design.Five bedrooms arranged on the two upper floors offer abundant charm and plenty of room for a large family and out-of-town guests. Additional cozy roomspose possibilities for use as office, studio or studyspace.Aprivate staircasefrom the manicured yard offers easyaccessto the river for tubing and beachingin the summer months.


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