749 S Main St, Barnstable, MA


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About 749 S Main St

Before Cape Cod was a popular vacation destination, Helen J. Quinn, heiress to the Grand Union grocery chain, purchased almost 20 acres of land by the Centerville River. Several homes for her family and even a huge kennel for her dogs were built, but the most magnificent of all was Mrs. Quinn's personal estate, at 749 S Main St., later dubbed 'Sandcastle' for its sandy English stucco exterior. Brilliantly designed for hosting family or guests, the layout is timeless, with formal spaces on the entry side of the property and sunny, glassed-in rooms the length of the water side, offering 180 degree views of Craigville River and Nantucket Sound. With 9 bedrooms in the main house and a full, 1400-sq ft apartment above the separate 4 bay carriage house, there's space for everyone. A deep water dock connected to ''the best boathouse on the river,'' makes day trips to Nantucket possible, or store a launch to zip across the river for sunbathing on the white sands of Long Beach.

Features of 749 S Main St

MLS® # 73163694
Price $9,900,000
Bedrooms 10
Bathrooms 7.00
Full Baths 6
Half Baths 2
Square Footage 8,834
Acres 1.79
Year Built 1924
Type Residential
Sub-Type Single Family Residence
Style Tudor
Status Active

Community Information

Address 749 S Main St
Area Centerville
City Barnstable
County Barnstable
State MA
Zip Code 02632-3410


Parking Spaces 6
Parking Detached
# of Garages 4
Is Waterfront Yes
Has Pool Yes
Pool Pool - Inground Heated


Fireplace Yes

Additional Information

Zoning RD

Listing Details

Agent Katie Clancy
Office William Raveis Real Estate & Homes Services
Buyer Agent Compensation 2%
Buyer Agent Compensation Type %
Facilitator Compensation 1%
Facilitator Compensation Type %
Compensation Based On Gross/Full Sale Price
Sub Agency Relationship Offered No

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