Steps From the Beach, This Converted Firehouse in Massachusetts Is Lit

On the market for $2.75 million, the former hearth station has been totally renovated and transformed into a single-household dwelling.

Constructed in 1868, the framework was at first specified Fireplace Home No. 2 and was constructed a year before the local fire office was arranged. The cupola loft was where hoses have been left to dry. All through the 20th century, when an alarm sounded on City Corridor, first responders would race from what was known as Pumper Enterprise No. 1 to fires transpiring in the West End.

The fire station was decommissioned in 1993 and was then converted into a just one-bed room, 3-bathroom property. It’s nonetheless lovingly referred to as the “Fire Residence,” and the building’s heritage is however apparent.

In a nod to the home’s earlier, the former truck bay has been transformed into a roomy entrance porch.

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“It’s a charming house,” states listing agent Mike Minore, of Coldwell Banker. “From the exterior, it maintains the authentic architectural functions of the firehouse, but almost everything on the inside has been updated and renovated. The locale is hugely fascinating in Provincetown’s West Close. What helps make it so unique—it is an antique property that does not feel like an antique. You can be in the center in just methods of all of the dining establishments, galleries, and outlets.”

The a few-degree property, which is almost on the seaside, presents water sights from the major two flooring. On the 1st floor, there is a roomy den with entire lavatory and entry to a fenced patio. Charm is apparent just about everywhere in this great conversion.

“There is reclaimed wood flooring, huge wainscoting on the partitions, bigger ceilings than you might expect, and interesting architectural options all through,” claims Minore.

There’s a substantial, mild-loaded living room on the 2nd ground furthermore a chef’s kitchen area with breakfast bar and independent dining region.

The master bedroom is positioned on the third floor, total with a cathedral ceiling, skylight, rest room, and place of work or workout region.

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Though the 1,360-sq.-foot home is found on a tiny 1,307-square-foot ton on bustling Professional Road, Minore states, “There is a great deal of open up house about the residence so you really do not come to feel like you are on top of your neighbors. The openness around the residence is incredible.

“The format is actually entertaining,” Minore provides. “There is loads of storage. The front of the household has a brick patio, and there is a parking place for one particular car. There are two tandem spaces just around the corner on Cottage Street that are also included with the sale. What was formerly the garage has been designed half as an outdoor porch and 50 % as out of doors dwelling area. There is a stunning back garden and fenced-in property, which is excellent if you have animals. You are only about 50 toes away from the seashore.”

Although there is no extra fireplace pole, who may well slide into this home?

The agent thinks it is a excellent retreat for profits era.

“The subsequent buyer could be single or a couple, and it could be utilized as 12 months-spherical, seasonal, or as an investment decision residence,” Minore claims. “We have experienced a ton of desire in the dwelling, largely as a trip house.”

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