DESCRIPTION: This historic and completely renovated property was the birthplace in 1859 of Katharine Lee Bates, author of America the Beautiful. Built circa 1810, the property was purchased from the Falmouth Historical Society in 2008 and renovated from 2008-2010 to the highest standards by C.H. Newton Builders, Inc., one of the most highly regarded builders on Cape Cod and in greater Boston. The residence consists of 2,364 square feet of finished space with 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, new kitchen with top of the line appliances, new wiring and utilities including air conditioning, new cedar shake roof, insulation, and a new garage and storage building. The 0.25 acre lot features a gravel driveway to the back with extra parking and handsome landscaping. It is near the Falmouth village green and convenient to shops and restaurants. This is an ideal year round residence in a community that offers the best of year round and summer time amenities.