Jewel Box Garden Cottage 24 Maple Avenue | Sheffield, MA

English-style garden cottage in the ♥️ of the southern Berkshires

Built by the Gilligan Brothers, legendary local builders, and recently renovated with modern features.

Beautifully landscaped quarter-acre parcel with well-established gardens & spaces to take in the natural surroundings.

Aerial view of 24 Maple Avenue & neighborhood
Property is on a 1/4 acre which feels like 10. Its backside (which most rooms face) looks upon a 10 acre wetland that cannot be developed thanks to current EPA standards. The prior family called this ‘Marsh Cottage’ as they loved their refuge for birds; quite the harmonic spot in spring.

Living area with built-ins & paneled fireplace surround

Beautiful wood floors & working fireplace
All of the traditional New England details found in a classic Gilligan Brother’s home

Recently renovated kitchen with modern touches

Bright & Cheery with garden views
Floor plan for 24 Maple Avenue
Spacious dining area
Entertainment area with access to the reading porch & patio

Lower level bedroom with garden terrace access

Garden terrace off the lower level bedroom
The lower terrace was created from recycled, discarded headstones of MA soldiers who died in Spanish American War.
Lower level full bath

Second floor has two bedrooms, full bathroom & built-in storage

Second floor full bathroom

Second floor bedroom with writing nook

Peaceful spot to journal
With the Marsh As your neighbor, this property feels expansive & is home to incredible birding & wildlife
Screen reading porch for those buggy summer evenings
Oversized garage & ample parking

Sheffield Farmer’s Market

The cultural and historical tradition of farmers’ markets in Sheffield, Massachusetts dates back to the 18th century. Founded in 2000, the Market operates on Friday afternoons at the Old Parish Church, running from May through October.
We ♥️ the Farmer’s Market
Fridays Rain or Shine 🐓

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