Private places to help you unplug

Cell phones. iPads. Laptops. The world is full of useful and necessary gadgets that help us work and stay connected. Sometimes, though, you just want to unplug, find a quiet moment and enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of the world around us. These private places all offer you space to unplug, breathe and live. 

Far too often, moments meant for relaxation or spent with your family and friends is interrupted by Twitter updates, work calls, and the details of our over-scheduled, everyday life. Take time today to unplug, kick back and enjoy these scenic private homes.

Sipson Island | Orleans

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private placesNothing is more private than literally owning your own island. This 25-acre landmark on the eastern coast of Cape Cod is presented for sale in its entirety for the first time in generations. Located on Pleasant Bay, an international boating & sport fishing destination, the island includes several year-round, seasonal dwellings & outbuildings; 2 boathouses; 2 docks, rolling, lightly vegetated upland; coastal bluff; and extensive private sandy beach.

6 Bassetts Island |  Bourne

private placesThis private contemporary post & beam Bassetts Island home offers over 3000 square feet of living space located on a 3.1 acre site with over 300 feet of shoreline. The spacious and sun filled floor plan provided in this unique property leaves you wanting for nothing more, except perhaps time. Enjoy taking your guests on a day trip to Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket, and even Boston. One of only 6 houses on Bassetts Island, this home offers all the privacy and casualness one would expect from private island living without sacrificing modern amenities.

53 Long Beach Road | Wareham

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private placesEscape to your own private enclave, 13 acres of beautiful, pristine land encompassing meadows, fields, woods, marshes and beaches. The original late 1800’s shingle style home sits on a rise overlooking this seaside wonderland. Linger on the wide covered verandas with east and west facing porches. This warm inviting home with spacious gathering rooms invites friends and family to relax. Explore the private paths that weave throughout this truly spectacular property leading out to your own 1,000+ feet of powder sandy beach.

13 Kingsbury Lane | Orleans

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private placesThis secluded 4.4-acre waterfront estate on peninsula overlooking Pleasant Bay is set atop an elevated bluff surrounded by 900′ of private sandy beach. Waterside gunite pool, spa & outdoor kitchen, accented by granite terraces & gardens, are havens for entertaining and relaxing.