This architecturally designed post and beam home ideally sits on 5 acres!

Andover, Essex County , Massachusetts

1 barn with 6 stalls

Property description

This property is a rare find in Andover.The architecturally designed post and beam home (c2002) ideally sits on a 5 acre parcel and features all the amenities and quality you are looking for in a retreat-like setting. This home has five bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, open floor plan, double sided fireplace, custom cabinetry, 2 mudrooms, multiple outdoor patios and porches and superior finishes throughout. The property includes an over sized 3 car detached garage, heated gunite pool, sport court, large barn and directly abuts the Ward Reservation with over 700 acres and 10 miles of trails. It is designed for the family that is looking for space, amenities, indoor/outdoor living, convenient location close to Phillips Academy, Bancroft Elementary School, downtown Andover and only 16 miles from Boston.


Home Features

  • • Stairways: Main Stairway leading upstairs is in the addition. Second stairway leading upstairs is in the original section of house.
  • • Crown moldings: Featured in all rooms (with exception of rooms featuring exposed beams: family room, dining room, foyer, and two bedrooms)
  • • Main Fireplace: Two-story, exposed brick, Double-sided. Dining Room side has granite slab mantle and hearth. Family Room side has granite slab mantle and raised granite hearth for seating and wood storage under it.
  • • Kitchen:
  • - Custom cherry cabinets with inset doors/drawers
  • - 9 ½’ long custom 2 tiered cherry island with inset doors/drawers.
  • - Built in custom cherry desk with inset doors/drawers.
  • - Walk in pantry with adjustable shelving.
  • -French door leads to covered porch.
  • • Dining Room:
  • - Ceiling opens up to the 3rd story cupola with ceiling fan.
  • - Built-in custom double sided china cabinets with inset doors.
  • - French doors lead to screen porch.
  • • Family Room:
  • - Two custom built-in benches for storage and seating.
  • - Custom built-in cabinets with inset doors in family room (and dining room) are double sided. One side is for china and other side is for entertainment components and storage.
  • • 1st Floor Powder Room:
  • - Features a custom inset cherry vanity with cherry countertops.
  • • Master Bedroom:
  • - Gas fireplace with a reclaimed wood mantle and raised solid bluestone hearth.
  • - Closet is customized with drawers/shelves/hanging racks, also has tie rack, belt rack and retractable rod for hanging clothes.
  • • Master Bathroom:
  • - Double sinks with marble countertops.
  • - Make-up vanity has hard-wired makeup mirror.
  • • Jack and Jill bathroom:
  • - Connects two of the bedrooms.
  • - Features separate sink areas with a shared tub/shower/toilet.
  • • Bedrooms: All rooms have closets that are customized with drawers/shelves/hanging racks (with the exception of 5th bedroom).
  • • 2nd floor hallway:
  • - Custom built in cabinet/book shelves.
  • - Open to 3rd story cupola/ceiling fan.
  • • Laundry Room: Has utility sink and cabinets.
  • • Lower Level:
  • - Pool/mud room features a kitchenette with a double porcelain sink, cabinets and space for refrigerator; hooks, custom bench, shelves, and cubbies for pool towels, bathing suits, sandals.
  • - 2nd washer/dryer hook-up in lower level closet (for washing pool towels).
  • - Cedar closet.
  • • Screened Porch:
  • - Ceiling fan, Removable screens, Recessed lighting, Stained wood bead board ceiling.
  • • Covered Porch: Gas grill hookup. Recessed Lighting. Stained wood bead board ceiling.
  • • Built in stereo system with 6 zones: Exterior covered & screen porches, pool area, kitchen, dining room, family room and basement.
  • • Pool:
  • - 8 ½’ deep inground, gunite, heated, free form shape with diving board and swim-out in deep end.
  • - Features both open air patio and covered patio for shade.
  • • Central Vacuum: Includes two hoses, two sets of attachments and three built in electric dustpans (one mud room, one in dining room and one in lower level pool mud room).
  • • Central Humidifier.
  • • Central Water Filter: Aqua-Pure brand.
  • • Irrigation System: Hunter brand. Programmable. 4 zones.
  • • Back up generator: Discreetly located behind landscaping near pool filter/heater.

Lot Features

  • • Oversized Garage:
  • - 3 car.
  • - 16’ custom work bench.
  • - Shelves for storage.
  • - Pegboard organizers.
  • - Built in ski/snowboard/snow shoe organizers.
  • - Loft area for extra storage.
  • • Barn:
  • - Features baseball batting cage/golf range.
  • - Loft area for extra storage.
  • - 6 stalls plus addition in rear.
  • • Sport Court:
  • - GOALRILLA built in adjustable basketball hoop.

Horse Facility Features

  • • Ward Reservation:
  • - Direct access from back yard to over 100 acres and 10 miles of trails for hiking/jogging/snow shoeing/x country skiing/horseback riding/skating.
  • • Barn:
  • - Loft area for extra storage.
  • - 6 stalls plus addition in rear.


  • 1.2 miles to schools

Information deemed reliable, but not guaranteed. Buyer to verify all information


36 Prospect Rd, Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts


© 2019. All rights reserved.