On the Market: The Cutest 1930s Cape Home in South Salem

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The picture-perfect Cherry Tree Cottage includes original details accompanied by renovations that give it a vintage style with a modern twist.

Listed for just $725,000, this 1,851-square-foot residential home in the South Salem Truesdale Lake Estates resides on 0.19 acre grounds surrounded by delicate, buoyant scenery.

living room with small candelabra-style chandelier, stone fireplace with mantle, and various rustic furniture

Location: 3 Hoyt Street, South Salem

Asking Price: $725,000; Est. Taxes: $9,470

Description: This classic Cape-style home is immersed in nature. From a blue stone terrace overlooking the lake to perennial gardens bursting with bright colors and the vivid scents of roses, azalea, and lavender, this estate contains a pastoral aesthetic that makes it feel like a private escape. The backyard patio is snug and welcoming, making it ideal for entertaining guests or for a cozy night in by the fire pit.

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The home has a fully renovated kitchen and baths but preserves its original character by maintaining period details such as authentic hardwood floors, stone fireplace, and moldings. The one-car garage also includes an additional room that can be transformed into an office, studio, or gym. The estate also sports an unfinished basement that allows room for personal creativity.

Selling points: Lake views, nature, scenic landscaping, vintage details

Listing Agent: Lesa Vogliano, William Pitt Julia B Fee Sotheby’s International Realty