Classic White American Four Square situated at the southern end of Foreside Road, the storied Route 88, the most beautiful residential road in Southern Maine. Built in 1908, this home features an exquisite mature tree garden. A garden like this requires decades of planning, attention & maturation to become the sanctuary that it is today. The mature trees require minimal maintenance. The pond's stone footbridge, gazebo & expansive, natural stone patio add a layer of functional elegance. This captivating, tree & hedge-lined, .89 acre lot provides a distinct sense of seclusion while being minutes from Downtown Portland. A horse shoe driveway provides a stalely & secure feeling to the property. Large, private & functional, first floor artist studio w/ gas fireplace provides an amazing work from home setting. With an open-concept, the first floor has central air conditioning, forced hot water heat, 2 gas fireplaces & is dressed w/ wainscoating, French doors, plantation shutters & gleaming hardwood & tile floors. The well-appointed, custom kitchen is equipped w/ SS appliances, 6-burner cooktop, double wall-ovens, 2 dishwashers, a wet bar w/ min-fridge, walk-in pantry, granite countertops, & generous amount of white cabinetry. The expansive windows w/ functional awnings provide plenty of natural light overlooking the gardens. Moving up to the 2nd floor, you will find 3 bedrooms & 2 full bathrooms. Welcome each day in the master BR w/ newly remodeled spa-like ensuite with gorgeous, decorative tile flooring, double sink vanity & oversized, tile shower w/ rain shower head. Step out the French doors to the wrap-around 2nd flr balcony overlooking the gardens, an extension of the master BR. Each BR has a heat pump providing air conditioning & supplemental heat. The 2nd full bath offers tile floor, beadboard, & subway tile shower w/ glass door. Expansion potential on 3rd floor. Serviced by public water & sewer, you will also find a whole house, automatic, propane generator.
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