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Dare to Dream? Transport yourself back in time... A rare opportunity to own this imposing 1850's Sea Captain's house overlooking the heart of Wellfleet village. This is an iconic landmark property steeped in history and a testament toWellfleet's seafaring past.Retaining its period features and lovingly updated and restored by the owners, it exudes sophistication,charm, and character while offering all the comforts and convenience of modern living.Set high over the town to command a prospect of ''all he surveys,'' the views of the harbor from the third floor of this gracious, generously apportioned home are particularly notable and quite stunning. The rooms are abundant, comprising three levels of living space plus a walk-out basement enclosed by a circular brick wall to enjoy as a den, office, or family room.Take your pick! There are four entrances into the house and two staircases within. First-floor living includes a formal living room with grand windows and built-in seating at the front of the property, a formal dining room, and a lovely, well-equipped kitchen  with original hardwood floors throughout. The second floor features a commanding main bedroom including a full bathroom with tub and shower and a separate half bath. There are two additional bedrooms and a small "bonus" room on this floor. A third flight of stairs takes you to the finished attic featuring a widow's walk and master bedroom and a full bathroom complete with an oversized whirlpool tub and bidet. The third-floor living area contains an additional separate bedroom space and boasts lovely harbor views. Back at ground level, a porch provides rocking chair relaxation while a garden area at the rear affords private space to enjoy the outside. The Higgins house is a one-of a-kind oasis in the center of this historic coastal town!

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Listed by Amanda Robinson of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Cape Shores Real Estate

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