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Welcome to the historic Federal 1796 Samuel Darling home, available for purchase for the first time in almost six decades. Located in a popular seaside town on a level 1.13 acre lot close to shops, beaches and commuter rail in the Island Creek area of Duxbury, the property is surrounded by mature perennials and trees, including lilacs, cherry, maples and many various firs, There is a large yard for entertaining and outdoor sports, birdwatching and stargazing. The home features wide board pine floors, wainscoting, chair rails and moldings in almost every living area and has been well maintained and updated. The first floor has a welcoming kitchen with granite counter tops, separate dining and living rooms with beautiful detail, both a den and home office and a newer full bath. The second floor has four bedrooms, and a full bath. There are five fireplaces, a, full basement, walk up attic and a crawlspace for storage over the two car garage. A full house generator was recently added.Recent improvements include new furnace 2021, hot water heater 2018, cedar roof 2013, Newer appliances.
Listed by Nicole M Vautrain of Sotheby's International Realty

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Location Information

  • Directions Route 3 to exit 20 (old exit 10) to Tremont Street (Route 3A) to # 172.

Basic Information

  • Lot Features
    • Cleared
    • Conservation Area
    • House of Worship
    • Level
    • Major Highway
    • Marina
    • Medical Facility
    • Near Golf Course
    • Public Tennis
    • School
    • Shopping
    • Wooded
  • Parcel Number 78010000
  • Road Frontage DescriptionPaved

Tax Information

  • Tax Assessed Value $882,300
  • Tax Year 2023
  • Taxes$9,432

School Information

  • High School DistrictDuxbury


  • Attached Garage YN Yes
  • Open Parking YN Yes
  • Parking Features Off Street, Paved
  • Parking Spaces4


  • Bathroom2
  • Bathrooms Total Decimal 2
  • Bedrooms4
  • Full Bath2
  • Laundry Features Electric Dryer Hookup, Washer Hookup, Laundry Closet, Laundry Room, First Floor
  • Main Level Bathrooms 1
  • Room Bedroom 2 Features Bedroom 2, High Speed Internet, Closet
  • Room Master Bedroom Features Closet, High Speed Internet, HU Cable TV

Basic Information

  • List Price$899,900
  • MLS Number22302816
  • Modification Date02/08/2024
  • Property SubTypeSingle Family Residence


  • Address172 Tremont Street
  • Building Number172
  • CountyPlymouth
  • StateMA
  • StreetTremont Street
  • TownDuxbury
  • Zip02332


  • BasementBulkhead Access, Interior Entry, Full
  • Building Area Units Square Feet
  • Construction Materials Clapboard, Shingle Siding
  • Entry Level 1
  • Entry Location First Floor
  • FireplaceWood Burning
  • Fireplace YN Yes
  • Fireplaces Total 5
  • FoundationStone
  • GarageYes
  • Property StyleAntique
  • Rooms9
  • Year Built1796


  • Acreage1.13


  • Flooring Tile, Wood
  • Interior Features Pantry, HU Cable TV
  • Room Bedroom 2 Description Fireplace(s): Wood Burning, Flooring: Wood


  • Exterior Features Garden, Yard
  • RoofWood


  • Heating Forced Air
  • Heating YN Yes
  • Sewer Cesspool
  • Water Source Public

Property Information

  • Living Area Units Square Feet
  • Lot Size Square Feet 49,223
  • Lot Size Units Acres
  • Property Condition Updated/Remodeled, Cer. Historic
  • Square Feet2,006


  • Accessibility Features Handicap Equipped
  • Appliances IncludedCooktop, Refrigerator, Washer, Wall/Oven Cook Top, Dryer - Electric, Dishwasher, Water Heater
  • Community Features Basic Cable, Marina, Golf, Conservation Area
  • Other AmenitiesBasement, Fireplace, Garden, Golf, Tennis


  • Date Listed07/12/2023
  • Special Listing Conditions Broker-Agent/Owner
  • View Count3

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