For Sale

161 Russell Avenue, Rockport

$895,000

Description

161 Russell is a three story 1860’s house in the heart of Rockport Village a short distance from Rockport Harbor, fine dining, the Opera House and the newly constructed Rockport library. This treasure has been well maintained, it bares a plaque that says it was the original school house in Rockport. The ground level has two rooms one would be a perfect office/study or a guest room and the other room provides additional storage and access to the mechanical systems. The house has public water and septic, and a two car garage detached garage at the rear. The second story is the main floor of the house with a full bath, laundry, a guest room, dining area and a large living room with a wood burning fireplace. The third story has a full bath and two bedrooms. Rockport has often been referred to as one of the most beautiful harbor towns in New England, an area where the mountains meet the ocean. Crossing over the Goose River Bridge and passing Rockport Harbor where Andre the seal’s beautiful sculpture keeps his eye on the harbor, and it’s tall ships, is this charming antique wood framed home.

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