Sited on a hilltop, this riverfront estate is situated on over 48± acres in Topsfield on Boston’s North Shore, offering complete privacy and featuring unobstructed far reaching views of the Audubon Bird Sanctuary and the distant hills of Ipswich and Essex. Built as an all-season vacation home c1907, this shingle-style residence underwent a major renovation and was transformed into a magnificent country retreat with modern comforts and historical character.
The residence has five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, and 6,800SF of living area.
The home has ample dining and lounging areas both inside and out.
Open great room with 12' ceilings and floor to ceiling windows flood the room with natural light. A large fireplace and french doors open to a magnificent bluestone patio and deck with incredible views .
The custom, luxury kitchen has two center islands, butler’s pantry, granite counters, travertine floors, and an eat-in area with views.
The large acreage creates wonderful opportunity for privacy and features several outdoor spaces to enjoy the tree-top views.
The grounds encompass sweeping lawns, woodland, conservation land, charming old stone walls, extensive trail system, campground in woods, a small barn and two 3-bay garages, one with new living quarters above.
An opportunity to own a classic country estate, one of the largest privately held riverfront land holdings in Topsfield, with all the bells and whistles and only 25 miles from Boston.
Shingle Style Estate
HVAC Geo Thermal
Features & Equipment
Formal entry with marble flooring
All baths re-designed and re-configured most with antique vanities
New rear entrance and mudroom with built-ins
Custom kitchen and butler pantry with eat-in area. Travertine flooring, professional grade, stainless steel appliances, 2 islands (antique Chestnut cabinets for center islands) granite counter tops, full size side by side refrigerator and freezer, 6-burner Viking gas stove with griddle and two ovens, two dishwashers
Open great room with 12' ceilings and floor to ceiling windows flood the room with natural light. A large fireplace and french doors open to a magnificent bluestone patio and deck with incredible views.
Dining room with fireplace
Office with fireplace
Living room with fireplace and access to covered porch overlooking pool area
Master bedroom with walk-in closet, master bath with original claw foot tub and oversize shower, separate double sinks
Bedroom/playroom with red fir floors, with walk-in closet
48 private acres overlooking tree top views, the distant hills of Ipswich and Essex, and conservation land
700' of frontage on the Ipswich river with direct access for kayaking, fishing etc.
Accessed via a long private drive across an 8 acre parcel of land (conservation restriction)
Professionally designed hardscape including blue stone patios, decks, stone/brick
Professionally landscaped grounds with new beds, plants, trees, bushes, fruit trees, cobblestone borders and new retaining wall in back yard
Gunite pool (New equipment, decking, inside plaster, propane tank for heater) and pool house
Extensive trail system for hiking, ATV’s, horseback riding, snow mobiling etc
Campground for camping, fire pit, stone wall around area and shed to store gear/tools
Detached, new 3-bay garage with covered portico between garage and house and living area above
Detached 3.5 bay garage
Easement off Route 1 for water department
37 acres in chapter 61 forest land designation
HVAC system. Geo Thermal (includes air conditioning)
2 Buried Propane tanks for generator, stove tops, BBQ Grill and pool heater
Complete replacement of electrical system/wiring/circuit breakers/receptacles