Single floor living in exquisite Royal Barry Wills home in Brockton’s West Side

The Globe Home of th Week was designed by Royal Barry Wills and is located on a cul-de-sac in Brockton’s West End. Pictured: An exterior of the home at 55 Rock Meadow Drive in Brockton.  [[SLIDE]]

The Boston Globe
August 25, 2013 12:00 AM

The hallways are wide, the rooms large, the closets numerous, and the windows tall in this one-floor home designed by Royal Barry Wills in Brockton’s West End. Situated on a cul-de-sac, the house has a double-door entrance leading to a dramatic foyer with an oak parquet floor and a set of closets. The formal living room is a large square with crown molding, a working fireplace, and distinctive French doors that include a set of rectangular screened windows running floor to ceiling. The adjacent library has walnut wainscoting with a hidden wet bar and a fireplace. Off the library is the master suite, where the updated bath has a whirlpool soaking tub surrounded by blue ceramic tiles and a separate shower. Large closets line a hallway to the bath.

The corner bedroom is large and has a Dutch door leading to a flat backyard with a bluestone patio and a custom stone fireplace. There is an in-ground pool. The kitchen is updated with Brazilian granite counters, glass backsplash, and stainless steel appliances. There is a cooking island and an eating area. The formal living room has built-in shelves flanking a china cabinet hidden behind a folding wall. The full basement is unfinished. There is a two-car garage.

Listing broker David White of is holding an open house Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m.

John R. Ellement

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