LOT SIZE 0.66 acres
BEDROOMS 4 THERMES 2
LAST SOLD FOR $365,000 in 2009
ADVANTAGES A reclaimed granite walkway (uncovered under the porch) invites visitors to the back door of this 1927 colonial hilltop with hardwood floors. A spacious screened porch overlooks stone walls, steps, and a perennial-strewn patio. Through a tiled mudroom, enter a kitchen with soapstone countertops and sink and pressed pewter backsplash. A formal dining area flows into the living room with a Jotul woodstove and built-in bookcases. Off the hall, two bedrooms share an updated bathroom. Upstairs there are two further bedrooms, the larger with a dressing room and a two piece bathroom which includes a utility room. There is a carpeted family room in the basement and a two car garage outside. THE INCONVENIENTS Part of the driveway is shared with a neighbor.
Mary McCauley, Keller Williams Merrimack Valley, 978-496-6739, [email protected]
29 BOSTON/GROTON ROAD
SQUARE FEET 3,238
LOT SIZE 1.5 acres
BEDROOMS 6 THERMES 2 full, 1 half
LAST SOLD FOR Price unknown in 1971
ADVANTAGES Set back from the road on a wooded hillside, this 1850’s charms with six working fireplaces and built-in window seats. From the side entry, pass a powder room and library to reach the bright kitchen, which features red birch cabinets, granite counter tops and a beautiful tiled backsplash above the red cast iron Aga stove. A vestibule with fireplace and built-in bench leads to a spacious living room with pocket doors; the red paneled dining room sports a pair of built-in dressers. Up a split staircase there are six bedrooms – two with fireplaces and one with a small porch – and two bathrooms. The spacious lot includes a circular patio with stone walls and a detached garage with workshop upstairs. THE INCONVENIENTS Boston Road is the busy Route 119.
Margaret Roberts, MRM Associates, 508-254-1456, [email protected]
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