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Wood frame home nestled on peaceful waterfront at 15 Bay Road in Salisbury

  • The impressive Bensonwood timber frame home at 15 Bay Road in Salisbury is nestled into a park-like setting. Courtesy photos

  • The spacious kitchen features a high vaulted ceiling, oak hardwood floors, pretty painted cabinets, Corian countertops, and all appliances.

  • The living room features a Vermont Castings Defiant Encore wood stove, with a brick surround and chimney and a slate hearth.

  • This magnificent home boasts over 500 feet of beautiful river frontage that is always changing with the seasons and as a bonus, comes with its own island.



For the Monitor
Saturday, August 26, 2017

The impressive Bensonwood timber frame home at 15 Bay Road in Salisbury is nestled into a park-like setting along a quiet bend of the Blackwater River. The river is calm here, so you can enjoy paddling, swimming, fishing, or you can just relax along the shore.

This magnificent home boasts more than 500 feet of beautiful river frontage that is always changing with the seasons and as a bonus, comes with its own island. Featuring three bedrooms and three bathrooms, there is an abundance of entertaining space both inside and out. Designed for easy living, the post and beam construction artfully frames each room, blending the gorgeous interior with its natural surroundings.

Upon arriving at the home residents and guests are greeted by the splendor of nature and lovely landscaping. Mature trees provide a beautiful backdrop to the home, while gardens and wildflowers are plentiful. There is even a wooden boardwalk leading down to the river adding to the serenity.

Inside, the spacious kitchen is the first of many spots for entertaining year round. It features a high vaulted ceiling, oak hardwood floors, pretty painted cabinets, Corian countertops, and all appliances, including a Wolf range, KitchenAid wall oven and microwave and a GE Profile refrigerator.

The kitchen is open to the large dining room and living room, which also boasts a high, vaulted ceiling and oak hardwood floors. The dining area has a lovely chandelier, while the living room features a Vermont Castings Defiant Encore wood stove, with a brick surround and chimney and a slate hearth.

There is a first-floor bedroom with attractive wooden ceilings and a bonus loft area with skylights, as well as a tiled three-quarter bathroom. From the stairway going to the lower level, there is access out to a wonderful deck that overlooks the river.

Downstairs, the lower level of the home offers two more bedrooms, both with walk-in closets and en-suite bathrooms, along with a large, convenient laundry room. The master bedroom has a cute wood-burning stove.

There are so many additional features of the home, including an attached one-car garage with boat storage underneath, a spacious mudroom entry, whole house air conditioning, and an Energy Recovery System.

This property offers an unsurpassed lifestyle for the buyer looking for a full-time retreat.

Located just a short distance from Route 11, providing easy access to Interstate 93, 15 Bay Road combines country living and the upmost convenience. It’s definitely a must-see!

Marketed by Donna Forest of Better Homes and Gardens The Milestone Team the home is listed at $439,000. Those wishing to schedule a showing may contact Donna directly at 731-5151, Better Home and Garden, the Milestone Team New London office at 526-4116, ext. 17, or via email at donna@donnaforest.com.