App sale

For sale: Cul-de-sac homes in Hyde Park and Wellesley

LOT SIZE 0.15 acres


LAST SOLD FOR $432,500 in 2016

ADVANTAGES This 1964 duplex sits at the end of a cul-de-sac near the Milton line and the Blue Hills Preserve. Enter into the open main level, where a living room to the left has a fireplace and bay window. Sliders from the dining room open to a deck overlooking a spacious, fenced back yard. The planked tiled kitchen features granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances and Shaker style white cabinets. Up a few stairs you will find three bedrooms with hardwood floors and an updated bathroom. Downstairs there is a family room and a bathroom with shower cubicle; lower down, in the basement, find an office, a laundry room, and garage access. Recent updates include a new roof and a Navien heating and hot water system. THE INCONVENIENTS Refrigerator, washer and dryer are excluded from the sale.

The lounge at 15 Prospect Circle, Hyde Park.Photo to hand out

Jack Girvan, Realty One Group Plus, 617-913-7573, [email protected]



The exterior of 20 Saunders Terrace, Wellesley.Photo to hand out


LOT SIZE 0.45 acres


LAST SOLD FOR $91,000 in 1980

ADVANTAGES Set on nearly half an acre at the end of a quiet circle, this 1926 Dutch Colonial is steps from the shops and bustle of the Wellesley Center. Enter through a largely enclosed portico and French doors to the right of the foyer open to a living room with fireplace, hardwood floors and adjacent sunroom or office. To the left of the fireplace is the dining room, with a covered patio to one side. The spacious kitchen has a side door to the driveway and the expansive backyard. Upstairs, find an older bathroom and three carpeted bedrooms – the largest with a private half bath. A walk-up attic offers potential for expansion, while the basement contains a laundry room and access to the garage. THE INCONVENIENTS The baths and kitchen could use updates.

The drawing room at 20 Saunders Terrace, Wellesley.Photo to hand out

Meg Steere, BHHS Commonwealth, 617-877-0509,

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