Traditional Waterfront Home: A Boston Beauty

Get ready to be wowed by this gorgeous, traditional waterfront home by Patrick Ahearn Architect located in the Boston area. When you think of the classic east coast home, I think a home similar to this is what comes to mind. The rear of the home faces the water and has ample patio and porch space for admiring the ultimate views.

Traditional waterfront home in BostonPhoto by Patrick Ahearn Architect


The house is quite large and has all the bells and whistles with a stone, log burning fireplace and amazing wood trim. The rooms are impeccably decorated in classic styling. 

Traditional two-story living room with stone fireplacePhoto by Patrick Ahearn Architect


Chintz fabrics and floral patterns lend a bit of English country style to the home. Note the large sailboat replica directly behind the sofa. 

Traditional living room in English country stylePhoto by Patrick Ahearn Architect


The kitchen features warm wood floors and a large kitchen island. 

Traditional kitchen in a Boston homePhoto by Patrick Ahearn Architect


A skirted sink and café curtains at the windows keep things homey. This traditional waterfront house doesn’t feel at all stuffy due to the quaint attention to details throughout. 

Traditional kitchen in a Boston homePhoto by Patrick Ahearn Architect


Traditional kitchen in a Boston homePhoto by Patrick Ahearn Architect


Plantation shutters adorn the windows in a casual dining nook with painted paneling on the ceiling and walls.

Eat in kitchen in wood and whitePhoto by Patrick Ahearn Architect


Another dining space has plenty of built-in storage, with a sunny conversation nook in the next room.

Traditional dining room with Windsor chairsPhoto by Patrick Ahearn Architect


Moving onto the bedrooms, sunny yellow pairs with pink in this charming space.

Pink and yellow bedroom in traditional stylingPhoto by Patrick Ahearn Architect


More plantation shutters make their appearance in one of many bathrooms throughout the traditional waterfront home. 

Blue and white bathroom with plantation shuttersPhoto by Patrick Ahearn Architect


How about this dreamy bedroom fit for a princess?

Curtained four-poster bedPhoto by Patrick Ahearn Architect


The adjoining bathroom is just as pretty with its yellow and white-striped wallpaper.

Yellow and white bathroom with striped wallpaperPhoto by Patrick Ahearn Architect


A screened-in porch creates an intimate space for casual conversation. Pink pillows and black and white striped upholstery add to its cheer and ambiance.

Elegant screened-in porch in pink and blackPhoto by Patrick Ahearn Architect


No east coast home would be complete without an outdoor shower and dressing area.

Outdoor shower and dressing areaPhoto by Patrick Ahearn Architect


The pink and black and white stripes theme makes its way from the screened-in porch to the pool, where you can lounge and swim if you’d prefer not to get sandy from the beach.

Traditional pool at an east coast homePhoto by Patrick Ahearn Architect


I hope you enjoyed today’s traditional waterfront home tour by Patrick Ahearn Architect. The home is both elegant and comfortable all at once. 


See More Waterfront Homes:

Light and Airy Waterfront Home in White and Wood

Renovated Waterfront Home in Maine

Colorful Waterfront Home in Marblehead



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  1. I was surprised to see the dark wood inside. From the exterior I was expecting a light interior with white walls. A large home but looks very quaint and warm. Shingled exteriors are a fave so glad you shared this Jennifer. I saved it:0)