Below is a closer look at the text from the book, page 253.
This large house is in the style of Colonial Revival (on PEI we call this house a "Fox House"). The house features, a hip-style roof; wide eaves with brackets; wide eave returns; a plan that's asymmetrical; single-hung windows; and gable 1/2-round window.
This house has some modern changes, ie. picture windows, aluminum siding, removed window and door trim and removed verandah and balcony detailing.