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Romanian painting contractor Dan Mihailescu and his seamstress wife Olga built their dream house in one of the most unusual Massachusetts traveler developments.
18 Smilin Jack Lane
Falmouth Airpark's Contemporary Colonial style Home of the Week is a 4,600-square-foot residence sitting on a 0.39-acre lot. It will cost you $949,000 in exchange for the state's only public offering for landing and taxiing into the hangar/garage. Each of the 4 peaceful bedrooms has 1 full en suite bathroom, and there is 1 half bathroom. It was built in 2001.
The Mihailescu couple do not own a plane, but their friends sometimes arrive in their airplanes. They added Spanish carvings, Austrian china, Greek columns and their own worldly artistry. The lawn ties into the taxiway, similar to the other airpark's houses. The grassy taxiway is not visible from the street, though.
What is noticeable is the exquisite attention to detail and custom design. This spectacular house has a family room warmed by a gas fireplace, a gourmet kitchen with granite counters, stainless appliances, and built-in bookcases.
Sunlight splashes onto a Schonbeck Austrian crystal chandelier hanging from a 17-foot ceiling. This expansive foyer leads to a beautiful dining room with smaller chandeliers and accent sconces. Olga owns Golden Needle in Cotuit, and she created the walls' crown moldings. Dan finished the rest.
This special property wouldn't be complete without a master bedroom, and this one doesn't disappoint due to its Renaissance-era hand painted ceiling, lighted tray molding, and large sitting area. The spa like master bathroom has a separate granite shower, two vanities, and a bathtub with whirlpool jets.
It offers so much more, such as a large entertainment and living area, wet bar and guest bedroom. Thank you for reading!