24 Bywater Lane
This exquisite waterfront home built in 1845 showcases a storied past and timeless elegance. This residence evolved from a private dwelling to its honorable service as the Chester Municipality's Post Office in 1892. Today, it stands as a testament to both heritage and luxury, offering 5 bds, 3 baths, and a host of remarkable features that blend the best of old-world charm with modern convenience. As you enter through the grand front door, you're greeted by original wide plank flooring that resonates with the echoes of generations gone by. The main floor boasts 10-ft ceilings. The open-concept living & dining area with cozy wood stove provides the perfect space for gatherings and entertaining. The heart of this home is its spacious country kitchen, where culinary dreams come to life. Imagine preparing meals surrounded by the warmth of rustic aesthetics, adorned with modern appliances and thoughtful design touches that effortlessly pay homage to its heritage. The large primary bedroom is a true retreat with a private balcony, where you can savor your morning coffee while basking in the gentle sunrise. Additionally, a walk-out basement apartment with stunning waterfront view is perfectly suited for accommodating guests, in-laws, or generating rental income. Outside you find restored custom milled exterior and a covered veranda that is an inviting space to unwind and enjoy the fresh sea breeze. 488 ff of ocean frontage offers deep sheltered anchorage and plenty of privacy. Beyond the home's beauty, you'll find the allure of Chester Basin itself. With its idyllic coastal charm, quaint shops, and proximity to the water, this area offers a lifestyle that blends the tranquil pleasures of a seaside community with modern amenities. Don't miss the opportunity to own a piece of Chester Basin's history while relishing in the comfort and luxury that only a lovingly restored and thoughtfully designed home can offer.