A Charming Midcentury Cottage Lists for the First Time on Cape Cod

Local architect Ray Brock built the quaint four-bedroom in 1952 as his family’s summer retreat.
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Location: 10 Well Sweep Lane, Truro, Massachusetts

Price: $3,995,000

Architect: Ray Brock

Year Built: 1952

Footprint: 2,448 square feet (four bedrooms, two bath)

Lot Size: 1.51 acres

From the Agent: "A magnificent waterfront midcentury-modern home set high above Cape Cod Bay is being offered for the first time since it was built in 1952. One of the most beautiful waterfront sites along the Truro bayside was carefully chosen by midcentury architect Ray Brock for what was to be his family’s summer property. From there, he took great delight in siting, designing, and building the home that is there today. Set high and back on the dune, the siting takes full advantage of how the dune falls away, giving the property water views that are more broad and expansive than other Truro waterfront properties."

The bright-red main entrance pops against the home’s original cedar-shake siding. 

The bright-red main entrance pops against the home’s original cedar-shake siding. 

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Inside, a freestanding fireplace anchors the main living area overlooking the ocean.

Inside, a freestanding fireplace anchors the main living area overlooking the ocean.

The home features a split-level plan and a dramatic sloping roof.

The home features a split-level plan and a dramatic sloping roof.

"The house is well maintained, retaining all its original features and giving a vintage, camp-like experience," notes listing agent Ashley Fawkes. "It harkens back to simpler times and a slower pace of life."

"The house is well maintained, retaining all its original features and giving a vintage, camp-like experience," notes listing agent Ashley Fawkes. "It harkens back to simpler times and a slower pace of life."

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The property can comfortably accommodate large groups, thanks to its multiple sets of bunkbeds and sleeping areas.

The property can comfortably accommodate large groups, thanks to its multiple sets of bunkbeds and sleeping areas.

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The residence offers picturesque views of a rare sweep of land spanning from Fisher Beach to Long Point at the tip of Provincetown. 

The residence offers picturesque views of a rare sweep of land spanning from Fisher Beach to Long Point at the tip of Provincetown. 

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