KENNEBUNKPORT – An expanded, custom Cape with wings, you might call this exquisite, 3,545-square-foot home, which is very close to Dock Square and all the charms and amenities of this highly desirable southern Maine coastal town.

The east-side wing connects to the house center via an immaculate “mud” room and a pretty, full bath with exposed brick, and incorporates the three-vehicle, direct-entry garage, and the bonus room above. In this perfect office, studio, family/multi-purpose room, are a walk-in closet with two double doors that runs the full length of about 30 feet; a pair of diamond-shaped alcoves, and both skylights and recessed lighting.

The west wing is devoted to a notably elegant and private first-floor master suite, whose highlights include a luxurious bath with both Jacuzzi jet/soaking tub and shower enclosure; a dressing room with double-sink vanity and makeup counter; a deep, walk-in closet with built-ins; and a large bedroom with Palladian windows, and a sitting area in a window bay overlooking the back gardens.

All around the secluded, 1.86-acre property, which sits on a knoll overlooking a swath of meadow and abuts wooded conservation land, the gardens are gorgeous, with a variety of lush perennials and shrubs. From both the living room with panelling-surrounded fireplace and the formal dining room, which both exhibit wonderfully sophisticated European character, French doors access a huge, flagstone patio with a delightfully bubbling little waterfall feature that was fashioned from the land’s rock.

In the family room, which has a wood-burning fireplace on a brick hearth, a trio of arched windows overlooks the lawn and the serene, marshy-meadow grasses. The same view “flows” into the open kitchen, which has cherry cabinetry, honed granite surfaces, and top-end appliances including a Thermador gas range with copper vent hood.

On the second level are good-sized second and third (or guest) bedrooms, with a full bath to serve them. A walk-in cedar closet the size of a small room (8 feet wide by 12 feet deep) is a wonderful bonus.

There are seven heating zones, a security system, and sprinkler system for the gardens.

Built in 2001, the home at 5 Fox Run, Kennebunkport, is listed for sale at $985,000 by John Downing of The Downing Real Estate Agency in Kennebunk, and is being shown by appointment.

For more information or to arrange a private viewing, please contact John at 985-3328 or at [email protected].

Photographs by Melanie Sochan, staff photographer

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