Towering Colonial overlooks salt marsh in Quincy

This towering Colonial in Adams Shore overlooking the Rock Island Cove Salt Marsh is awash in natural light and custom touches. Custom features include a hide-away television in the living room fireplace mantel, an elaborately decorated arch, and hallway window systems that combine glass blocks and a transom window to allow light and fresh air inside. The house has tall ceilings and hardwood floors of dark mahogany and light oak. The living room has built-in cabinets. The open floor plan kitchen features a granite breakfast counter that can seat up to eight. Appliances are stainless steel, including a double stove. Off the kitchen is a large deck looking out to the marsh. At the other end of the kitchen is a cozy bedroom, now used as an office.

On the second floor, the master bedroom has a gas fireplace, walk-in closet, its own bath and deck. The two other bedrooms are large, well-lit, and have good closet space. The family bath has a whirlpool tub, a separate shower with full body shower heads, and double vanity. The third floor has a large L-shaped bedroom with multiple storage spaces. The basement is an in-law with a bedroom, full kitchen, and a living room that looks out to marsh. There is a one-car garage.

Jim Stamos of Stamos & Stamos Realtors in Quincy is the listing broker.

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John R. Ellement