2020 Commercial 007 Unit 04Delft Haven II Condominium (Unit 4).

By far the longest tenured of the Delft Haven residents is the owner of Unit 4, a resident of Boston. He and his partner purchased the cottage in 1977 at the time of the original condominium offering by Peter L. Boyle and John J. Boyle. They paid $43,500. Cottage 4 (Unit 4) has one side to the harbor, on the south side of the compound. Originally a freestanding building, it has since been linked to Unit 3 through a common area ornamented by a shallow colonnade. The two together form a bracket that encloses the south half of the central lawn at Delft Haven, creating a kind of shingled quadrangle. As originally apportioned, the 513-square-foot cottage had two bedrooms, a living room with fireplace, a kitchen, and a bathroom. One of the two original owners died in 2010, after the couple celebrated 41 years together. The surviving partner still owns Cottage 4.

Cottage 4 in 2008. Photograph by David W. Dunlap.

Doorway detail on Cottage 4. Dunlap, 2009.

¶ Last updated on 11 September 2020.

7 Commercial Street on the Town Map.

Also at 7 Commercial Street:

Delft Haven II Condominium overview

Delft Haven II Condominium (Unit 1)

Delft Haven II Condominium (Unit 2)

Delft Haven II Condominium (Unit 3)

Delft Haven II Condominium (Unit 5)

Delft Haven II Condominium (Unit 6)

Delft Haven II Condominium (Unit 7 and 8)

Delft Haven II Condominium (Unit 17)

Delft Haven office (Demolished)

Thumbnail image: Photo, 2008, by David W. Dunlap.

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