Video Of 554 Jerusalem Road | Cohasset, Massachusetts Real Estate & Homes
– Welcome to Cohasset, Massachusetts on Boston’s South Shore. The H. Tolman House was built around 1876, and is privately set on Jerusalem Road, high upon a hill overlooking Doctor’s Island, off Black Rock Beach, the Atlantic Ocean as well as Straits Pond. It was built as a summer home for the Tolman family. It was sold in the 1930’s, converted to condominiums, then converted back to a single family homes back in the early 1990s.
This spacious home of over 6,000 square feet is custom designed for comfortable family living and entertaining both inside and out. The private circular drive offers privacy and convenience. The private yard, featuring a sports court is a perfect spot for entertaining the adults or playtime for the kids.
With six bedrooms, four full baths and 3 half baths, there is plenty of space for everyone to enjoy.
The large entrance hall welcomes guests from both the front and back of the home. Soaring ceilings adorned with beautiful crown moldings, inlaid wood floor and abundant overused windows will remind visitors of the grand summer home this was designed to be.
The chefs in the family will relish the large kitchen with custom cabinetry. The kitchen is the heart of the home, and there’s plenty of room here for cooking as well as entertaining friends and family.
A 2008 addition includes a spectacular 35 foot cathedral ceilinged family room anchored by a granite fireplace and full custom bar. The addition also features a large game room, a finished, fireplaced playroom and a 3 car garage.
A classic home, a stunning location and a host of amenities for today’s contemporarily lifestyles makes this one of Cohassets historic gems – a one of a kind estate which must be seen to be appreciated.
Cohasset was first settled in 1647, and the town’s name came from the Algonquin word “Conahasset” meaning long, rocky place. With a population of approximately 8000 people, Cohasset is the epitome of the classic New England seaside village.
The quaint downtown offers shops, salons, a yoga studio, restaurants, accommodations, banking and other goods and services. A short stroll to Cohasset Harbor offers indoor and outdoor dining, as well as a hotel. The Cohasset Common boasts a frog pond, the Paul Pratt Library, the historical center and Cohasset Art Center. The South Shore Music Circus offers a variety of name entertainment during the summer months. Two public beaches and many private beaches, wood preserves, forests, meadowlands and wetlands abound for those enjoyable outdoor pursuits.
If for some reason you actually want to LEAVE Cohasset, there are several options: it is approximately 24 miles to Boston by car, 50 minutes by Commuter rail (the station is just 2 miles from the house) and 35 minutes by commuter boat.
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