Once upon a time, our cousins over at Curbed National featured a listing from West Falmouth on the Frederick Law Olmsted-planned Chapoquoit Island, referring to the shingle-style estate as, "the pinnacle of preppy summering." While that particular cottage has since sold, a neighboring home that's equally deserving of such a description is still searching for a buyer.
Built in 1900, the shingle-style 8BR, 5.5BA is chock-full of period particulars such as a "wraparound porch, spacious rooms with large windows, tall ceilings, fireplaces, Victorian trim and detailing." Per the listing, the ocean view 14-room home "has been well maintained in almost original condition with recent exterior improvements." In addition, the .75 acre property comes with access to "a wonderful association offering many amenities." The 4,830-square-footer first hit the market way back in August 2011 looking for $3,500,000. A June 2013 pricechop brought the ask down to $2,950,000. March of this year brought a broker change and a second slice that took the price down to $2,575,000. As of last week, a third chop means the vintage abode is yours for $2,475,000.
· Listing: 185 Associates Road, West Falmouth [Robert Paul Properties and Zillow]
· For $4.5M, a Classic Shingle-Style Estate on Cape Cod [Curbed]