Rare opportunity to own one of the turn of the century, large historic homes in Bass Rocks along East Gloucester’s Back Shore coastal drive that offers a convenient location with ocean views. The residence is ideally sited high on a hilltop and outside the flood zone. This particular home offers a spacious floor plan for entertaining and enjoying its historic charm and iconic ocean views. With its prominent architecture of high ceilings and archways, a natural flow is highlighted from the reception rooms of the dining room with an attached pub-like, wood-paneled bar room, through the large foyer entrance with grand staircase and into the living room with French doors that open to the deck revealing a stunning ocean view. A separate living area on the 3rd floor is ideal for guests or an au pair. It includes two bedrooms, living room, a full bath, and a small kitchen. Come enjoy this perfect seascape with the scent of the salt air and warm ocean breezes.