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Posted on 12/04/2020
17 Mcintosh Dr #17, Amherst, MA 01002 is now new to the market!
Wonderfully situated in a quiet courtyard you'll find this welcoming 2bed/1.5 condo! Well-maintained exterior with lovely landscaping and covered patio. Once inside, enjoy the bamboo floors throughout the entryway and half bath. Spacious kitchen with range, refrigerator, dishwasher, and bamboo floors. Living and dining combo features cork flooring, double-sided wood burning fireplace with tile surround and sliding glass door to patio. Vaulted ceilings in the kitchen and skylight in stairwell to second floor. First floor laundry completes this level. Upstairs, you'll find a generously sized primary bedroom with walk-in and linen closets, a...
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Posted on 12/03/2020
20 Bates St, Northampton, MA 01060 is now new to the market!
Location, loads of charm and larger than it looks! Check out this walk-to-town gem located just steps away from the bike path! Level lot with generous parking and fenced backyard. Updated kitchen with granite countertops, tiled backsplash and eat-in area -all appliances convey. Bright and spacious living room with ornate fireplace adjacent to the first floor office space (could become a third bedroom.) Full bath with tub/shower and heated mudroom with separate entrance complete the first floor. Upstairs, you'll find two generously sized bedrooms with hardwood floors. There's more...fully finished walk-out basement with two main rooms,...
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Posted on 11/25/2020
Another Property Sold - 234 Madison Ave W, Holyoke, MA 01040
Bright, updated single-level home on a dead-end street, proximal to Rt 91, Northampton and Easthampton! Flexible layout offers 2 bedrooms (one is oversized) with double closets and hardwood floors. Updated hall bath features Italian tile, granite countertop, and walk-in shower. Living room features a wall of windows, wood-burning fireplace, built-in shelving and wood flooring...open to formal dining room. Family room, with access to wood deck, features wood flooring, and has an adjacent bath with tile flooring and walk-in shower stall. Large eat-in kitchen offers range, dishwasher, fridge, microwave and more! Extras include, private...
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Posted on 11/19/2020
30 Park St, Northampton, MA 01062 now has a new price of $299,000!
Location, location, location! Walk to Lilly Library, Coopers Corner, the Pie Bar, and easily connect to the bike path from this Florence Center 2-Family. Screened porch overlooking Park St captures the morning sun...welcoming you to the main house. Mostly hardwood floors throughout (recently refinished cherry floors in the three upstairs bedrooms), full bath on each level, spacious kitchen with adjacent laundry and pantry, formal dining room, study/office and den. 1-bedroom apartment is ready for your vision and improvements. Layout offers living room, bedroom and full bath. Separate heat, hot water and electrical service. Bring your paint...
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Posted on 11/18/2020
Another Property Sold - 13 Water St, Easthampton, MA 01027
This is your chance to purchase a solidly built 1900's classic two-story home with modern amenities and style within walking distance to Downtown, Schools, Parks and the Cultural District. Nearly 2,000 square feet of living area in this generously spaced 3 bedroom home with enclosed front porch, foyer entrance, living room, family room, dining room and large eat-in kitchen. Kitchen walk out leads to a spacious flat yard with 18'x36' in-ground swimming pool ideal for summer fun! In addition to previously mentioned features, a walk-up attic with two finished rooms adds to usable space. Recent updates & remodel's include: kitchen,...
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Posted on 11/15/2020
Tips on Preparing Your Home For a Fast Sale
Getting your house ready to be sold can seem like an overwhelming undertaking. Like any large project, though, if you take it one step at a time, you'll be amazed at what you can accomplish! The ideal scenario involves having everyone in the family pitch in to keep your house looking its best for each showing. When you divide...
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Posted on 11/14/2020
Another Property Sold - 221 Russell St, Sunderland, MA 01375
Move right into this pristine, 4 bedroom Cape with 2 full baths & one car garage on picturesque road with farm fields and Mt. Sugarloaf views. The almost one acre lot awaits gardeners! The 1568 SF comprise on the main level sporting oak floors, the living room with pellet stove, a separate dining room with overhead lighting, an eat-in kitchen with range and newer refrigerator, one bedroom/study and 3/4 bath with laundry. The newer wash machine is included in the sale. From the kitchen go out to the attractive, new deck, and enjoy the natural environs. The 2nd floor features a large primary bedroom with south facing skylight and...
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Posted on 11/13/2020
Video Tour - 971 Ryan Rd, Northampton, MA 01062
Updated, bright, low-maintenance single-level 3 bedroom situated near many beautiful and lightly trafficked trails! Recent renovations included all new windows and exterior doors, expanded living room with mini-split for heat and A/C, entry hall/dining area, and updated kitchen with granite countertops and tiled backsplash and built-in table. The expansive former artist's studio, with counters and cabinets to store supplies, could also be used as a home office with separate entry, a playroom, or family room. Hardwood floors in most rooms. Adorable vintage bathroom with tub/shower combination and updated countertop. Large yard with sunny...
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Posted on 11/13/2020
971 Ryan Rd, Northampton, MA 01062 is now new to the market!
Updated, bright, low-maintenance single-level 3 bedroom situated near many beautiful and lightly trafficked trails! Recent renovations included all new windows and exterior doors, expanded living room with mini-split for heat and A/C, entry hall/dining area, and updated kitchen with granite countertops and tiled backsplash and built-in table. The expansive former artist's studio, with counters and cabinets to store supplies, could also be used as a home office with separate entry, a playroom, or family room. Hardwood floors in most rooms. Adorable vintage bathroom with tub/shower combination and updated countertop. Large yard with sunny...
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Posted on 11/13/2020
Another Property Sold - 468 Coles Meadow Rd, Northampton, MA 01060
One of the most unique properties in Northampton, comprised of two single-family homes (one of which is a 3-bedroom home with finished walk-out basement, the other a 2-bedroom home with finished walk-out basement), two-car garage with 1-bedroom apartment above on nearly 7 acres, surrounded by Fitzgerald Lake Conservation area. Many possibilities here for live/work spaces, studios, or a private multi-generational compound. The homes offer spacious, well-applianced kitchens, hardwood floors, finished walkout lower-levels, central air, generators, garden areas, custom stonework, and private views of nature. The one-bedroom apartment located...
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Posted on 11/12/2020
576 S Deerfield Rd, Conway, MA 01341 now has a new price of $1,650,000!
Absolutely breathtaking! Custom built authentic mortise and tenon post and beam privately situated on approx 132 acres in Conway with a perfect balance of wooded areas, open meadows and lush landscaping to invite inspiration. Once inside, the natural light and openness create a sustained sense of calm. Features include wide-plank oak flooring, two Rumford fireplaces, all hand-planed doors, hand-forged door handles (some lighting fixtures, too), and hand turned acorn knobs on staircase railing (from an oak tree on the property). Kitchen offers gas range and Vermont Verde countertops. The nearby dining room with French doors overlooks the...
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Posted on 11/11/2020
Another Property Sold - 50 Musante Dr, Northampton, MA 01060
A rare find! Don't miss this pristine 4 bed/2.5 bath home in Village Hill! Built in 2015 with an open concept, the first floor offers: living room open to granite and stainless chef's kitchen with large center island, as well as the spacious dining room (hardwood floors in all main areas), mudroom, half bath with tiled floor, guest room/office with custom-made barn door! Upstairs you'll find a spacious landing that welcomes you to the primary bedroom with en-suite bath featuring tiled steam shower with glass doors, and tile flooring. Two additional bedrooms (all with hardwood flooring), full bath with tub.shower combo, and laundry area...
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