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Lucy in the Sky with Cookies – Pill Hill Cookie Entrepreneur

July 3rd, 2019 by Michael Mahoney

Lucy in the Sky with Cookies:Home of the The Pill Hill Cookie Entrepreneur

DUXBURY, MA — Here is a sweet story. An amazing home just hit the market in Duxbury on “Pill Hill”  on, The property  is the former home of Ruth Wakefield. Ms. Wakefield is the inventor  of The Toll House chocolate chip cookie.

Ruth Graves was born on June 17, 1903, in East Walpole, Mass., the daughter of Fred Graves and the former Helen Vest Jones.

She and her husband opened a dining establishment named Toll House Inn on Bedford Street in Whitman.
It was at this location where Ruth Graves invented the Toll House Cookie.

Ruth Graves sold the rights to her cookie recipe to Nestle. Wait until you see the house she and her husband retired to.   

59 Pill Hill Lane, Duxbury, MA 02332 (MLS # 72525493)

(all data current as of 12/8/2019)
Price $8,900,000
Beds 5
Baths 4 full, 2 half
Home size 8,600 sq ft
Lot Size 3.05 ac
Experience the ultimate in panoramic water views and privacy at this immaculate Gambrel Cape home. Originally built as the Joshua Thomas House in 1747 and previously owned by Ruth Wakefield when she invented the Chocolate Chip Cookie, this recently expanded, 5+ bedroom estate is set on more than three acres and features garage parking for 8 cars, koi pond, osprey's nest, wetland nature trail, tidal ocean front dock, and heated outdoor pool and spa. Enjoy breathtaking water views from almost every window. The dining room and study are distinguished by hand-hewn, coffered ceiling beams, pine flooring and custom fielded fireplaces that date back to the original structure. The sprawling Great Room and chef's kitchen are designed for the consummate entertainer. The second floor comprises a spacious media room with adjoining, outdoor jacuzzi, and five bedrooms, including a master bedroom and bath with patterned verdi marble and sauna.

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