Powder Point Duxbury

Powder Point Duxbury

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Built in 1809 by Isaac Chandler, a carpenter by trade, this Cape home was in need of some 21st century remodeling. A careful renovation has integrated new amenities and design with the beauty of the original architecture.

The original front cape has all the character and appeal any antique house enthusiast would love to settle down in. The home is somewhat iconic , as it has graced the cover of The Duxbury Book as well as an article that we had published in South Shore Living Magazine in September of 2007 titled “Inspiring Architecture, 3 Antique houses updated for contemporary living .” pgs 31-33

The Cottage, as it called, is just behind the kitchen and acts as a cozy new family room. Originally built in the early 1700’s on the Island of Nantucket, it was brought over to Duxbury about 70 years ago by barge and rolled across the street at high tide and stuck on the kitchen ell of the home. The Cottage required extensive repair, rebuilding, and matching materials from 3 centuries ago to make it look like we were never there, but making it livable for the now.

The kitchen enjoys a Tuscan feel with glazed custom cabinetry, handmade Italian tiles and the warm tones of copper and a dark exotic wood butcher block island top. The Professional Series  48” Custom colored Viking stove takes center stage while the Subzero Refrigerator and dual Miele dishwashers are hidden behind there respectable matching cabinetry panels.

At the rear of the house is the new Master Suite, consisting of approximately 800 square feet with a luxurious bath, dressing room, well-designed closet and spacious master bedroom. The homeowners wanted to furnish the suite in classically styled custom cherry millwork, cabinetry, flooring, and stairs. The details and craftsmanship that went into this project, sets a new standard of custom built excellence for us.

To read more about the Chandler Family and their lineage we are honored to be linked to their website, you can read the whole story here: