Just an 8 minute walk from the ocean in Westerly’s Misquamicut community, is a charming home ready for summer fun or year-round living. It’s also a fabulous investment opportunity.

Situated at 81 Montauk Avenue on a corner lot with a cul-de-sac street and little traffic, is a roomy ranch house clad with gray-colored vertical wood, red brick, and white trim. Enjoy relaxing and entertaining on its 3-sided wraparound deck and covered front patio. Set back from the road with parking for 6 vehicles, the lot features a good-sized front yard for gardening, playing ball, or tossing a Frisbee.

Ascend the front stairs to the main level and enter into a light-and-airy living room with a large picture window and coat closet. A floor-to-ceiling brick fireplace with a pellet-stove insert serves as the focal point and the perfect spot to relax or cuddle up during chilly spring and fall nights and throughout the cold winter months. What could be more romantic?

Continue on into a tiled eat-in kitchen. Light streams in through a skylight, windows over the sink, and sliders that lead to the deck. No air-conditioning is needed with an attic fan pulling warm air out of the house and ceiling fans circulating wonderful ocean breezes. This delightful kitchen features a refrigerator, dishwasher, and built-in microwave and oven, as well as upper and lower cabinets and a countertop stove.

Let the sound of ocean waves lull you to sleep in any one of the 3 bedrooms on the main living level. 

A good-sized full bath with a modern shower/tub, long vanity and linen closet serves this 1,032-square-foot level.

The finished, walk-out lower level offers another 1,072 square feet of living space with a dining area, which includes cabinets, a countertop, sink, and tile flooring. It is also wired for a stove and washer/dryer. Gather together in the sun-filled family room which features a picture window and a wood fireplace with a brick façade. Additionally, this level contains a master bedroom ensuite with a walk-in closet. Its bathroom, which features a wide vanity, shower and tile flooring, can also be accessed from the hallway.                   

The possibilities for arranging this house with a total of 2,104 square feet of living space on the main and lower levels are endless – depending on your needs. Enjoy this home year-round, or as your own personal getaway to unwind and make special memories with families and friends. Transform one of the bedrooms into an office, game room, or “people cave.”

Utilized as a summer rental property for the past 7 years, this spacious ranch house is located in a high-demand vacation area. So, along with owning your dream home, you could also have another great source of income.

You’ll love living in a low-key resort town close to golf courses, marinas, fine restaurants, stores, antique shops, and many cultural events. Plus, because this home at 81 Montauk Avenue in Westerly is located within the Misquamicut Beach Community, you receive 2 free parking passes to the town beach. Not only is this home situated in a quiet area, there are also multiple access roads to work around summer beach-going traffic. And, very importantly, this area is rarely affected by floods or storm damage.

Built in 1976, this ranch house features wall-to-wall carpeting, tile flooring in the main eat-in kitchen, lower-level dining area and 2 full baths, has 200-amp electrical service, is connected to city water, and has a septic system. There is storage space in the attic and on the lower level. Also, the attic has been reinsulated with 15 inches of insulation and there are new vents. Save money on heating costs with individually-controlled thermostats in every room, and heat with the wood fireplace and pellet stove as a supplement to the electric-baseboard heat.

There are major benefits to owning this home which include the fact that it is in Misquamicut, said Realtor Donna Knoll of Randall, Realtors. “You can walk to the beach where a ton of activities are going on. It’s convenient.  It’s tucked away in a quiet corner of Misquamicut. You have all the benefits with low traffic even in the summer. You’re close to shopping, anything recreational, and tons of entertainment - without being right in the middle of it.”

You can have it all: A heavenly retreat on the edge of a culturally-rich town with unrivalled beaches and spectacular sunrises/sunsets.

The listing price for this ranch home at 81 Montauk Avenue in Westerly is $462,500. For more information, contact Realtor Donna Knoll by cell phone at 203-376-7453, or by email at dknoll@randallrealtors.com.

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