Offered for $4.8M
Epes Merchant, a Gloucester businessman, built this well-tailored brick Tudor Revival as his summer home circa 1920. It enjoys the unique aspect of having frontage on freshwater Niles Pond as well as frontage and a deeded sandy beach on Gloucester’s Outer Harbor. Now lovingly referred to as ‘Swan Cottage’, The current owner purchased this signature property in 2006 and proceeded to enhance its legacy with a series of spectacular additions and renovations. The 2+ acre lot includes a 3-room granite cottage, manicured grounds, and a formal rose garden. A brilliant array of well-established border gardens and thoughtfully designed plantings dot the broad lawn and granite outcroppings of this magical estate.