FREEPORT – Floor-plan flexibility is always a great advantage, and  this home perfectly illustrates that truth.

Take the master suite, for example. Off the bedroom, there’s a bedroom-sized accessory room that has most recently been used as a yoga retreat. That’s one option. Others include nursery, dressing room, sitting/television room, office, exercise room … you name it.

On the first level, two or even three rooms lend themselves to such various purposes. At the front of the house, on either side of a full bath, are two good-sized rooms that make perfect offices or dens. (Either could be a bedroom; one is presently serving nicely as a music room.) His-and-hers offices? A rare bonus.

And in one corner at the back of the house, there’s a sunny and versatile sitting room/den that many buyers might see as their library.

The 2,411-square-foot saltbox Cape on 3.92 acres was built in 1995 in this sweet, woodsy and private location – former farmland – down a quiet, semi-rural road with about a dozen houses.

But as seen in its lovely French and other interior doors, built-ins in a first-floor hallway, maple flooring and more features, the home has unusual, vintage character for one this new. That’s mainly because part of the house was once a 1920s bungalow, which 20 years ago was moved to this location, renovated, and expanded.

The main level is primarily open, with generous hallway space flowing into both the above-mentioned sunroom and into the living room, whose brick, wood-burning fireplace with marble surround has a simple mantel that suggests it too is an original feature. The adjacent dining room and kitchen are roomy, and the level has a full bath, too.

Upstairs, flooring is bamboo. Second and third bedrooms are served by a full bath which is next to a handy, daylight laundry with sink.

The full basement has access to the two-vehicle garage, excellent ceiling height, and tons of space for storage and workshop (with a bench, too).

The home at 12 Roos Hill Drive, Freeport, is listed for sale at $359,000 by Bridget King and Jason Miller of The Maine Real Estate Network (South Portland office) and is being shown by appointment. Annual taxes are $5,621; a $500 annual association fee covers plowing/road maintenance.

For more information or to arrange a private viewing, please contact the King + Miller Real Estate Group at 749-8188 or at [email protected]

Produced by the Marketing Department of the Portland Press Herald, the Home of the Week is provided at no cost.

Photos by Melanie Sochan, staff photographer.

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