Waterfront home in Barrington takes a page from a storybook

The house of the week features 4 beds, 3.5 baths, a wine cellar and stunning water views

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The shingle and stone Cape Cod-style cottage sits on a beautiful waterfront lot in Barrington.

The enchanting "storybook" home at 9 Hampden St., Barrington, features rich wood floors, French doors and a graceful staircase. Classic pilasters and dental molding fram the wide openings between the "living hall" and large dining room with its built-in pediment corner cabinet and impressive crystal chandelier.

Built in 1915 and completely renovated, the home boasts more than 3,300 square fett of living space with four bedrooms and three-and-a-half bathrooms.

The eat-in kitchen exudes character. For entertainment, there is a special recreation room with tin ceiling and wet bar.

A cozy, fireplaced den has a natural varniched bead board ceiling with sea views out of every window. The home features other amenities, including an office-libary and laundry room on the first floor, and win cellar on the lower level.

To complete the first floor is an en suite master bedroom with natural bead board ceiling. The bathroom features wainscoting, Jacuzzi tub and pedestal sink.

Another full bath on the first floor contains wainscoting and an attractive pedestal tub-shower combination. The second floor has two bedrooms with sweeping water views, a guest room and a bath-and-a-half.

Step out of the French doors to the masonry terracy to truly enjoy the spectacular waterfront location and almost 17,000 square feet of land. The terrace is surrounded by and elegant masonry balustrade, recalling a long-ago time.

A stone staircase takes you and your guests to the calm water's edge — the ultimate serenity.

The home is available for the asking price of $999,900. For more information, contact Christine Dupuis, with Lila Delman Real Estate, at 401-646-1945.

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