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Shawkemo- 68 Shawkemo Road

Sep 19 2023
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Windsong of Shawkemo is a remarkable property in the exclusive Shawkemo area. This stunning home designed by Gwynne Thorsen is nestled in a serene and picturesque setting, surrounded by over 30 acres of conservation land on its north and east sides, assuring privacy and tranquility. The thoughtfully designed home, surrounded by natural beauty, offers breathtaking views of the neighboring conservation land and vistas that stretch to Polpis Harbor and beyond. Whether you enjoy the beautifully maintained and gracious home or embark on a transformative journey, this property presents numerous options. The expansive 5-acre property is a rare gem, with significant ground cover remaining and expansion options. With its generous size, the lot provides a unique opportunity to create a compound-style retreat with a main house, guest house, garage, and pool. Imagine waking up to the serene beauty of the surrounding landscape, enjoying the peacefulness of the conservation land and vistas, and everything this exceptional Shawkemo property affords.

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This exquisite home with sweeping architectural lines features a winding path to a welcoming covered porch and an inviting entrance foyer with decorative painted wooden floors. The light-filled living room with French doors opens to the backyard. The living room is anchored by a Soapstone mantel surrounding a gas fireplace, creating a warm and inviting space. Just off the living room is an alcove with a custom built-in desk, providing a convenient workspace that leads to a full bathroom and a bedroom. The well-appointed kitchen boasts counter seating and a laundry and pantry area, ensuring practicality and functionality. The sun-filled breezeway transitions the kitchen to the dining area and offers additional storage and two French doors leading to the house's front and back yards. The dining room is particularly noteworthy, featuring a cathedral ceiling, a gas fireplace, and impressive architectural elements with two walls of floor-to-ceiling windows and doors. This design choice allows abundant natural light to flood the interior spaces, seamlessly connecting indoor and outdoor living. The first floor boasts views of the conservation land, pond, and beyond. The primary bedroom suite on the main level offers cathedral ceilings, a full bathroom, and a walk-in closet, providing a comfortable and private retreat.

A circular staircase in the foyer leads to the spacious second-floor guest suite. This suite includes a full bathroom, a built-in queen-size captain's bed with storage, and custom built-in dressers. French doors open up to a Juliet deck, offering picturesque views over the adjacent Conservation land to Polpis Harbor and Great Point.

Mechanicals in crawl space

Oversized one-bay garage and workshop. Foyer with circular stairs leading to the second-floor studio and half bathroom. The outdoor shower is privately located at the back of the garage, and nearby is a storage shed.

Property Information

  • 7
  • 3
  • 3
  • 1
  • 5 acres
  • 1996
  • 2005
  • LUG3
  • -
  • D/Hbr
  • Block
  • Maple and Heart pine.

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listing property icon Property

  • Central A/C
  • Insulation
  • Irrigation
  • Outdoor Shower

listing outdoor icon Outdoors

  • Deck
  • Porch
  • See Deed, Yes
  • Yes

listing household icon Household

  • Cbl
  • GFHA
  • Wolf
  • LG


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Shawkemo- 68 Shawkemo Road


  • 3 Beds
  • 3 + 1 half baths
  • 5 acres

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Shawkemo- 68 Shawkemo Road

Property Type: Single-Family