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Posted: Sunday, January 5, 2014 12:05 am

With panoramic vitas of the Atlantic Ocean, the stunning contemporary oceanfront home on Beach Plum Way in income-tax-free Hampton, N.H. is pure pleasure. Steps from sandy Plaice Cove Beach, this custom-built home is a real find for beach lovers.

Inside the clean lines and open concept come together to create an inspiring living space that embraces the ocean and creates a synthesis with the natural beauty of the beach and vast ocean There are spectacular views from just about every room and the soaring spaces seem to capture the power of the ocean while the lovely details of the home provide a relaxing balance.

Entering the foyer on the beach level, it is apparent that this home has been perfectly planned for its premiere oceanfront location. The welcoming foyer is beautifully tiled and leads to a large family room with plenty of space for a pool table, big-screen television and casual family living.

Hardwood steps lead up to the main living level where a breathtaking panoramic view of the ocean stops visitors in their tracks.

The main living level is simply spectacular with open concepts highlighted by a dramatic two-story soaring living room that makes the entire space bright and airy. The remarkable angles and sweeping views are beautifully balanced with great design including a stone fireplace that adds texture and warmth to the open space. The living room features an array to custom designed windows that frame the amazing ocean views and three glass doors leading out to an oceanfront deck. The private deck is incredible with priceless vistas of peaceful Plaice Cove and out to the Isles of Shoals.

Perfect for entertaining, the dramatic living room is open to a lovely dining room and the stunning kitchen. Gorgeous granite countertops and a breakfast bar echo the natural tones of the rocky coast and work beautifully with the stainless steel appliances and handsome cabinetry. Best of all are the views. With a strategically placed cook-top and a bay window over the sink, the cook can be inspired by the majesty of the ocean. The soft natural tone of the beautiful tile floors and the combination of recessed lights, custom windows and open concept provide a cheerful and sunny workspace excellent for everyday living or entertaining.

French doors off the living room lead to a fabulous oceanfront study or office with built-ins and dazzling views of the New Hampshire coastline. This light-filled room could make the most remarkable home office on the Seacoast.

The main living level offers a spacious master bedroom option with lovely oceans views, excellent closet space and direct access to the large bath.

Upstairs is another extraordinary master bedroom suite with glass doors out to a covered oceanfront deck that offers front row seats on the coastline and off to the horizon where sailboats glide by on the breeze. The bright bedroom is a sanctuary where the gentle rhythm of the surf and the refreshing breeze provide a peaceful retreat from the hectic pace of life. It has hardwood floors, two closets including a walk-in for outstanding storage and a large master bath.

The second bedroom upstairs is an architectural marvel as it has interior windows that are open to the upper level of the soaring living room windows providing it with magnificent ocean views and a sense of floating above the ocean. The large bedroom room has a walk-in closet and a lovely en-suite bath.

Completing the upper level is a convenient sunny laundry room with ocean views.

Sitting high above the waterfront, the immaculate home is located in a quite neighborhood of multi-million dollar properties, with many amenities rarely found on the oceanfront including a two-car garage, off-street parking for additional cars, public water and sewer. The professionally landscaped grounds meld magnificently with the natural sandy and rocky oceanfront and in the summer brilliant flowers cascade from window boxes and beach roses provide a natural border.

For year-round comfort there is a central air conditioning and efficient natural gas heat.

A walkway easily leads to Plaice Cove Beach one of the most prized sandy beaches on the seacoast.

Hampton is a renowned seacoast community with outstanding shopping, restaurants, entertainment and easy access to major highways.

Marketed by Jim Giampa and Jason Zak of Carey & Giampa Realtors at $1,349,000, the exquisite contemporary home is in beautiful condition and ready for a new owner to delight in the joy of beachfront living.

The sensory pleasure of the astonishing location and fabulous design need to be experienced to fully appreciate this extraordinary property. There will be an open house today Sunday, January 5, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., or those that prefer a private showing, may contact Giampa or Zak at the office 603-964-7000, directly at 603-235-5887 or 603-944-5789 or visit the Web site at www.careyandgiampa.com.


Where: 52 Beach Plum Way, Hampton, NH

Designed for: Anyone that desires a magnificent year-round oceanfront home in a quite neighborhood

Price: $1,349,000

Listing agency: Carey & Giampa Realtors, 603-964-7000


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