June 23, 2024


Elegant home interior

Craigville Seaside home overlooks nature in all its glory

Real estate agent Mike Karras has developed accustomed to the intake of breath from site visitors when he opens the front doorway to display the 10-room, two-tale house at 19 Vine Ave. in Craigville Beach front.

Both of those downstairs and up, a wall of windows opens the back of the dwelling to just take comprehensive advantage of its location nestled among Nantucket Audio and the Centerville River.

“I assume 1 of my favorite matters about this residence is that you have this sort of a breathtaking watch of the Centerville River and all of its wildlife. And it is constantly shifting, relying on what time you seem out at it,” Karras reported.

Developed in 1900 as an 8-bed room seaside retreat center run by The Christian Camp Conference Association, locals understood the residence as Minnie’s Seaside Rest until 2016 when the association sold it to its 1st, and only, personal entrepreneurs. 

People house owners paid $840,000 in 2016, and then spent extra than $2 million over the following 3 many years totally renovating it with MIT-properly trained and award-winning architect Raymond Pan.

The view from the wraparound porch at 19 Vine Ave. in Craigville overlooks Centerville River and all its wildlife. An open house will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, March 28. [COURTESY MIKE KARRAS]

Pan’s style and design, like a new wraparound porch on the 1st ground, 54 Marvin windows, soaring walls with uncovered beams from the unique setting up and artistic downward-going through lights build a gallery to the home’s beautiful sights. 

The not too long ago finished renovation raised the residence, and reduce the selection of bedrooms to 5, with 4½ baths. The two-sided gasoline fireplace that had been in the living home was moved to the grasp bed room, which takes up significantly of the back of the house.

This central staircase is easy to imagine being the focal point for this Vine Avenue home with vast and stunning views. [COURTESY MIKE KARRAS]

A person of the most striking attributes of 19 Vine Ave. is a lovely central staircase with a Juliet balcony midway up. It is straightforward to see in your thoughts a bride or groom descending the warm, honeyed wood stairs and pausing on that landing to sneak a glimpse at marriage ceremony friends under.

“I could see this as a relatives home, but most individuals who are searching at it are common with the lack of rental assets in the space,” Karras mentioned. “As an expense, I could very easily see this residence producing $17,000 to $25,000 a 7 days.”

The flooring are performed in laminate that seems like hardwood but is sturdier to maintain up to traffic. Karras mentioned the renovation has been finished with all upscale choices, which include Thermador appliances in the kitchen area and a total-household generator that kicks on instantly if the electrical power fails.

The Centerville River and marsh take on different colors as light shifts throughout the day. [COURTESY MIKE KARRAS]

Getting revealed unstaged, devoid of furnishings or curtains, emphasizes the home’s grand scale. It is 4,127 square feet, perched on a piece of land that is just a breath underneath a half-acre. Even though the lot may perhaps be .49 acres, the broad sights of marsh, river and ocean make 19 Vine Ave. feel like it is king of the environment.

If the purchasers are searching to build a whimsical perch to survey the area’s splendor, there is a porthole in the property in an place meant to lend alone to becoming an interior widow’s stroll.