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105 Bellavista, Bourne, MA 02559

Pocasset

Single-Family

$789,000
Price

9
Rooms
3
Beds
3
Baths
A PURE PLEASURE - Tranquility engulfs this lovely & private, one-of-a- kind, versatile MARSHFRONT HOME surrounded by nature, in sought after Pocasset. Less than 3/10 of a mile from Hen's Cove & Barlow's Landing Beaches. Drink in the view from almost every room! Gather together in the charming & gracious sized kitchen w/center island, custom cabinets, granite counters w/separate dining area enhanced by sliders to a deck & a 2 sided fireplace shared w/ the adjacent living room. An oversized laundry/multipurpose room off kitchen. A 1st floor sitting room doubles as a guest room. A sun room w/ wrap around windows & wood beamed ceiling (or D/R), 3 second floor bedrooms, include a Master Suite overlooking the Marsh, w/ WIC & full en suite bath. Bring your kayaks and paddle through this oasis. Easy to show.
Open House
Saturday
May 25 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Location: 105 Bellavista, Bourne, MA 02559    Get Directions

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105 Bellavista Drive , Bourne, MA 02559

Pocasset

Single-Family

$789,000
Price

3
Beds
9
Total Rooms
3
Baths
A PURE PLEASURE - Tranquility engulfs this lovely & private, one-of-a- kind, versatile MARSHFRONT HOME surrounded by nature, in sought after Pocasset. Less than 3/10 of a mile from Hen's Cove & Barlow's Landing Beaches. Drink in the view from almost every room! Gather together in the charming & gracious sized kitchen w/center island, custom cabinets, granite counters w/separate dining area enhanced by sliders to a deck & a 2 sided fireplace shared w/ the adjacent living room. An oversized laundry/multipurpose room off kitchen. A 1st floor sitting room doubles as a guest room. A sun room w/ wrap around windows & wood beamed ceiling (or D/R), 3 second floor bedrooms, include a Master Suite overlooking the Marsh, w/ WIC & full en suite bath. Bring your kayaks and paddle through this oasis.
Open House
Saturday
May 25 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 105 Bellavista Drive , Bourne, MA 02559    Get Directions

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If you’re hunting for a new home and have come across one that fits all of your requirements and more, it can seem like the only thing you can do is make an offer and wait.

However, your first choice could also be another buyer’s dream home. And, if a higher bid isn’t feasible, you have to find other ways to win over the seller. One way this can be achieved is through writing a letter to the owner of the home.

If you’re bidding on your dream home, writing a letter the the owner can be anxiety inducing. Choosing what to reveal and finding the right words can be scary, even for the most seasoned writer.

So, in this article we’re going to walk you through writing a letter to a seller to give you the best possible chance of winning the bid for a new home.

Tell them why you love their home

If you’ve fallen in love with certain aspects of the home, there’s a good chance the sellers did too. Be personal in your explanations. Rather than just say you love the location, mention that it is a perfect distance to walk to the playground with your children or pets. This will help buyers better understand you and your story.

If you have family who lives nearby, or if the home has features that can greatly improve the life of you, your family, or your pets, be sure to mention this in the letter as well.

Don’t press or plead, just be polite

It can seem desperate and off-putting to receive a letter pleading with you to sell your home to someone. So, when you’re writing your letter and you come to the end, simply thank the buyer for their time and for reading, compliment them once more, and wish them luck in their new home.

Revise and review

It can be tempting to send your letter immediately after writing it, especially if writing is you don’t like writing in general. However, it’s always a good idea to revise. I suggest writing your letter one night, then reading it again the next evening to give yourself time and distance from it--this way you’ll be reading it with fresh eyes and will be able to find any wording that sounds strange or confusing.

It’s also a good idea to run your writing through a free proofreader like Grammarly. And, finally, there is no substitute for having an editor. Ask one of your friends or family members to read the letter and give you feedback.

Stand out from the crowd

There are a few things you can include in your letter to set you apart from other potential buyers. Including a family photo will help the sellers put a face to the names you mention in the letter.

It can also be helpful to print and mail the letter, rather than sending it electronically. Since we so rarely receive a physical copy of a letter these days (unless it’s from a bill collector), it can be nice to receive something positive in the mail for a change.


Binge watching Fixer-Upper might leave you wondering where, in your locale, can you find you find those fantastic antiques and artwork without totally breaking the budget. Never feel, there are lots of options no matter where you live to add in some of those unique designer pieces.

Antique markets

Mastering the art of true antiquing is an expensive and time-consuming process. Training, research, practice, and pure luck stumbling on the perfect "find" might not be within your bailiwick. Wandering through local antique stores might leave you wondering how anyone affords this stuff. The antique mall, however, might be the ticket. A collection of small antique shops or stalls, you'll likely find better pricing there than a private antique store. That’s because two or more vendors may have the same or similar wares and they’re willing to haggle a bit to get your business.

Thrift stores

Bargains to be had at thrift stores are not just for lower-income households. Many thrift stores, especially those that benefit charitable causes, receive goods from upscale homes, leftovers from estate sales and the like. Are you looking for a collection of brass candlesticks? You'll probably score if you visit two or three thrift stores. It might take a little muscle to clean them up, but you'll have a look you want, and for less! 

Buy-back and overstock outlets

Not to be confused with an online retailer of the same name, a true overstock outlet or buy-back store purchases lots (as in by the pound) of out-of-season clothing and items returned to regular retailers in unsellable condition. In addition to clothing, you'll find housewares, dishes, linens and bedding, electronics, and random artwork, decorator items, and frames. It may take a little time, but a quick perusal through a local outlet every other week or so can net some significant finds for your home.

Garage sales

Who doesn't love a garage sale? Well, lots of folks, but you might find what you want. Some municipalities have city-wide garage sales, so check with your city's website to find out the dates in your town and other towns nearby. Plan for a day of it and you might find a treasure in someone else's junk.

Online Marketplaces

Upcycle, Facebook Marketplace, and Craig’s List are all places to look for those random pieces to finish out your décor. When searching, don’t limit yourself too specifically since the seller may not actually know the name of what they’re selling. Want a Hummel figurine? Try the word “statue” or even “knick-knack” when using the search function. Remember to take delivery of items in person in a safe location (or bring someone with you) and never give out a credit card number or send cash or wire transfers for items purchased from sites like these.

Your local real estate professional can be a resource for garage sale events or local thrift fairs and markets in your new community.



105 Bellavista, Bourne, MA 02559

Pocasset

Single-Family

$789,000
Price

9
Rooms
3
Beds
3
Baths
A PURE PLEASURE - Tranquility engulfs this lovely & private, one-of-a- kind, versatile MARSHFRONT HOME surrounded by nature, in the sought after village of Pocasset. Basque in the sun at Hen's Cove & Barlow's Landing Beaches, less than 3/10 of a mile from home. Drink in the view from almost every room! Gather together in the charming & gracious sized kitchen w/center island, custom cabinets, granite counters w/separate dining area enhanced by sliders to a deck & a 2 sided fireplace shared w/ the adjacent Living Room. An oversized laundry/multipurpose room is conveniently located just off the kitchen. A 1st floor sitting room can double as a guest room. A sun room w/ wrap around windows & wood beamed ceiling (Sitting or Dining Room), 3 second floor bedrooms, include a Master Suite overlooking the Marsh, w/ en suite bath featuring large shower, soaking tub & WIC w/laundry chute. Garage will easily house your 17 foot Whaler. Or push your Kayak right out of your back yard. Easy to show!
Open House
Saturday
May 11 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 105 Bellavista, Bourne, MA 02559    Get Directions

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