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BOSTON, MA, August 04, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Welcome to Calmore Estate. Set in the old-world hamlet of Dunstable, in the heart of the gently undulating Massachusetts countryside, is the Calmore Estate, a renowned historic gem. The house, built in 1812, has been faithfully restored to its former 19th century glory. The major addition of the broad side porch with its stately pillars, thoughtfully conceived to marry harmoniously with the original house, has enriched this splendid residence and kept her the architectural treasure she remains today.
This enchanting estate lies less than one hour from Boston and only twenty-five minutes from Manchester with its airport hub, giving owners the advantage of a rural environment and proximity to major urban areas.
The estate includes a large traditional barn which was once home to saddle horses. It is now an easily accessible garage that can accommodate six cars; surely a greatly appreciated feature when family and guests come during the snowy months.
A second striking barn sits across the courtyard from the main house. An airy, two-story post and beam marvel of fairly recent construction, this amazing barn offers itself to a wide variety of private and commercial initiatives. It could easily resume its role as an antique store and gift shop or serve as art gallery to host local and regional artists' work. Why not a place for local associations to meet in an extraordinary setting? Truly, this barn's potential can only grow with the owner's imagination.
Connected directly to the post and beam barn is a stylish British made Hartley Botanic greenhouse, a pure joy for those with a love of plant and flower growing. There is no need to fear chilly days in the barn or greenhouse as both are radiant heated.
Calmore has undergone modifications through the years to meet the needs of a modern home. None of the changes has altered the exquisite nature of this exceptional piece of property. No effort was spared to bring every room in the house back to and even beyond its initial loveliness, matching each addition faultlessly with the original undisturbed historical features that the splendid mansion has proudly displayed since 1812.
The vast kitchen with its ceiling high hearth, two-centuries old chestnut counters and timeless copper sinks that all combine so naturally with the newly added Shaker cabinets, is but one striking example of the warmth and old style elegance that flows throughout Calmore. The eight renovated bathrooms some of which have clawfoot baths, painted floors and refurbished tin ceilings lose none of their authenticity as they function with totally modern fixtures and plumbing. Indeed, nothing was overlooked as this spacious and gracious home was brought into today's world with its noble historic past.
A home within the home is the completely independent in-law apartment on the first floor.
It can be truly said that everything, be it inside the magnificent house, on the large and welcoming porch or on the carefully kept grounds, continues to make the Calmore Estate what it has been these past two hundred years, a prized and unique residence, a home with a history.
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