Cape Cod home to go under the hammer


first_imgOn the upper level, you will find a luxurious master suite with a “palatial” ensuite complete with a free standing stone bath, spacious shower, touch-less toilet, custom made cabinetry featuring an enormous Calcutta marble bench top with matching stone basins, and an exquisite marble feature tile. 50 Massey St, Ascot.Originally built in the early 1930s, ‘Maine on Massey’ has been transformed in to a multi-level Cape Cod style home in one of Ascot’s most sought after streets.The striking five bedroom home was renovated by Julie Grant and her husband, David, who have now retired and are looking to downsize. 50 Massey St, Ascot.“We bought the house in 2005. It was called Maine after Maine in the US and we really embellished that and built on the foundations already here,” Mrs Grant said.“It was great watching the house come to life with every new detail.” And spaces to get cosyThere is also another two bedrooms and a balcony on this floor.On the lower floor, there is another two bedrooms, a rumpus room, study, wine cellar, and a large entertainers patio that leads to the pool and spa.Mrs Grant described the house as a the “perfect family home” and a “great entertainer”, recalling holding their own wedding with 250 guests at the property in 2006.“There are lots of good memories — our wedding, long lunches, the kids growing up,” she said.The house is being marketed by Mike Ower of Grace & Keenan, and will go to auction at 11am on Saturday, August 11.center_img More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus17 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market17 hours agoNo beach but the pool looks pretty invitingThe five bedroom home boasts some serious street appeal, with its stunning facade, wrought-iron entrance gate and landscaped gardens.The main entrance also makes a statement, with its intricately designed parquetry floor, spectacular chandelier and original french doors, and lead into a luxurious formal sitting room with high ceilings, ornate cornicing and restored marble fireplace. And there is plenty of space for entertainingIn the open plan kitchen, the attention to detail continues with a granite benchtop, butlers pantry, designer appliances and an informal dining area, which flows to a family room and large deck for entertaining. On this level, there is also a formal dining room and an office or music room.last_img

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