OLD ORCHARD BEACH – There’s nothing like the pleasure of owning a new home, especially one that sparkles as brightly as this one does, and provides such quality-of-life amenities: The home in the Sandy Meadows development is just five minutes to the ocean, and abuts the 12th fairway of Dunegrass Golf Club, whose course was designed by Dan Maples.
Built in 2016, the south-facing cottage-style house sits on a 0.17-acre lot in a pretty neighborhood that is “clustered” to enhance village/community character.
Behind the farmer’s porch, the main level is primarily open-concept, and spacious besides, lending itself to different furniture arrangements. The living room has full-view doors out to the deck, and features a corner gas fireplace; the kitchen has granite surfaces and stainless appliances, including a gas range and a French door refrigerator.
Flooring is oak. The comfortably elegant master suite, just down the hall, makes single-level living an option.
Up wide stairs, past a powder room off the landing, the second and third bedrooms are large and front-to-back, and have big closets. The bedrooms are served by a well-appointed full bath with tub.
Forced hot air natural gas heat is two-zone, upstairs and down. The full basement has good ceiling height and storage and workshop space, excellent potential for finishing to create a family room, etc.
The 1,620-square-foot home at 13 LaCosta Drive, Old Orchard Beach, is listed for sale at $329,900 by Rob Edgerley of Maine Life Real Estate Co. in Scarborough. Annual taxes are TBD. The monthly Sandy Meadows at Dunegrass association fee of $150 covers lawn care, irrigation system, landscaping, trash removal, and snow removal up to the steps.
In addition to this property, two other Sandy Meadows homes are listed by Maine Life: 26 LaCosta Drive, at $344,900, which has a one-vehicle, attached garage; and 17 LaCosta Drive, at $330,698. (Of the 30 properties in the neighborhood, 21 have quickly sold.)
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