In their quest to move to Newburyport, Meredith and Joel Luebcke toured scores of homes over the last few years. Their search ended when they walked into a property on Merrimac Street and finally found what they had been looking for: a place they could turn into their dream home.
The couple completed an extensive renovation and addition to the 2,000-square foot property, tearing down walls and moving staircases. The result is a bright, comfortable, welcoming house that’s perfect for entertaining. It boasts an open floor plan, large windows that allow for natural light to pour in, and a master bedroom suite that serves as a retreat and a place to re-energize.
“We feel like we’ve really developed every inch of it,” Joel Luebcke says. “There’s zero wasted space.”
While the couple admits they made a few concessions and altered their plans as the project went along, they cannot be more pleased with the results.
“It came out just how we wanted it,” Meredith Luebcke said.
The location of their house is another dream come true.
“We absolutely adore this town,” Meredith said, adding she often made trips to the seaside city as a child and has fond memories of those times. “There’s no better place for us to live.”
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