The brokerbabble for this Falmouth listing begins, "One of the finest Little Island Rd homes dating back to the 1890's. The owners have lovingly kept the character and charm of that period and are happy to help you appreciate that beauty." That helpfulness and appreciation isn't free, of course.
The 3,064-square-footer on .49 acres was built in 1896 and has been brought into 2014 with an energy saving furnace and hot water heater. In addition, the 5BD, 3BA features porches galore, "screened, windowed and open!!" Here's what the listing says about the layout and location:
1st floor, with original wood floors, has a living room with fireplace, dining room, kitchen, guest room and half bathroom. There are 5 bedrooms, with harbor views, on the 2nd floor featuring stunning bead board and Victorian touches plus another full bath and 1/2 bath. Little Island Beach, with deeded beach rights (beach ownershp) [sic], is only minutes away for those sunny afternoons we all cherish.Rather lovely 33 Little Island Road last changed hands in 1977 for $65,000 and is now on the market asking $1,750,000.
· Listing: 33 Little Island Road, Falmouth [Zillow]