LOT SIZE 0.15 acres
BEDROOMS 3 THERMES 2
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.
Jack Girvan, Realty One Group Plus, 617-913-7573, [email protected]
20 SAUNDERS TERRACE / WELLESLEY
SQUARE FEET 1,452
LOT SIZE 0.45 acres
BEDROOMS 3 THERMES 1.5
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.
Meg Steere, BHHS Commonwealth, 617-877-0509, steerehomes.com
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