Hand-built rooms and purpose-built features fill this circa-1900 Orient home, which was once part of a family farm. The asking price is $999,000.

The craftsmanship in the three-bedroom, 2.5-bath Victorian farmhouse is the handiwork of current owner Paul McDermott, says Joshua Whalley, operations manager for listing agent Thomas J. McCarthy Real Estate.

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“When he bought it in 1993, only the front part existed. Everything from the center to the rear, he hand-built,” Whalley says of the now 1,725-square-foot home.

New rooms since 1993 include the kitchen, living room, dining room, pantry, mudroom and a first-floor hallway bath, which serves a bedroom nearby. A second-floor office with a half-bath is accessible through stairs in the home’s living room, which is at the rear of the home. Above the office, the finished attic is used as an artist’s loft.

A custom eat-in kitchen features hand-built shelves and long countertops. A vaulted skylight designed in the style of a boat hatch is above the dining area. The finished basement includes a 150-case wine cellar.

Custom, double-deep shelves in a library, which is next to the kitchen, were designed specifically for McDermott’s books, Whalley says. The library flows into a den. Wood floors are found throughout the house, and exposed wood ceiling beams run the length of the kitchen, dining and living rooms.

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A first-floor bedroom, which is adjacent to the living room, features custom built-in cabinetry and shelving. Two second-floor bedrooms and 1.5 baths are accessible via stairs in the front entryway.

A screened-in hardwood porch off the kitchen captures bay breezes and nature views from the 0.2-acre parcel. Poquatuk Park and Orient Yacht Club are nearby. The property includes an approximately 400-square-foot craftsman’s barn with a heated workshop, a one-car garage and storage above.