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Posted by Maureen Harmonay on 9/24/2018


65 Vaughn Hill Road, Bolton, MA 01740

Single-Family

$765,000
Price

13
Rooms
4
Beds
3/2
Full/Half Baths
Sitting majestically atop a gentle knoll on one of Bolton's prettiest country roads, this warm and welcoming colonial offers a private back yard graced by an inviting heated gunite pool with its own cabana. This home has large, light-filled rooms, with a charming French country kitchen overlooking the pool and enclosed 4-season porch. A distinctive brick archway opens to an expansive great room with a handsome fireplace, built-in bookcases, and comfy window seating. The elegant master suite has a fireplace and a posh bath with marble floors and jacuzzi. Many updates within the last 2 years, including a new 50-year roof, roof-warming wires, gutter replacement, foam insulation, central vac, Jenn-Air radiant cooktop, slate kitchen backsplash, interior and exterior painting, and new furnace & A/C unit. Flexible floorplan with extra space in the finished lower level, including a den, mirrored exercise room and full bath.
Open House
Saturday
September 29 at 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
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Location: 65 Vaughn Hill Road, Bolton, MA 01740    Get Directions

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Posted by Maureen Harmonay on 9/24/2018


65 Vaughn Hill Road, Bolton, MA 01740

Single-Family

$765,000
Price

13
Rooms
4
Beds
3/2
Full/Half Baths
Sitting majestically atop a gentle knoll on one of Bolton's prettiest country roads, this warm and welcoming colonial offers a private back yard graced by an inviting heated gunite pool with its own cabana. This home has large, light-filled rooms, with a charming French country kitchen overlooking the pool and enclosed 4-season porch. A distinctive brick archway opens to an expansive great room with a handsome fireplace, built-in bookcases, and comfy window seating. The elegant master suite has a fireplace and a posh bath with marble floors and jacuzzi. Many updates within the last 2 years, including a new 50-year roof, roof-warming wires, gutter replacement, foam insulation, central vac, Jenn-Air radiant cooktop, slate kitchen backsplash, interior and exterior painting, and new furnace & A/C unit. Flexible floorplan with extra space in the finished lower level, including a den, mirrored exercise room and full bath.
Open House
Saturday
September 29 at 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 65 Vaughn Hill Road, Bolton, MA 01740    Get Directions

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Posted by Maureen Harmonay on 9/19/2018


33 Simon Atherton Row, Harvard, MA 01451

Single-Family

$685,000
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Everything about this Shaker Hills gem says, "elegance." Every room whispers, "welcome." As you approach its entrance from a lushly landscaped, gently curved brick path, you can tell this home is special even before you open the front door. A package of beautifully appointed rooms with oversized windows and relaxing neutral palettes awaits. The large formal living room is perfect for gracious entertaining, with plenty of space for a baby grand piano. The home's heart is its kitchen, with black granite counters and a delightful breakfast nook where you can watch a parade of visiting wildlife as you enjoy your morning coffee. An adjoining family room with a distinctive hand-crafted fireplace mantel opens to an octagonal conservatory with a wall of windows and door to the deck. Each bathroom has been updated with unique fixtures; the ensuite master bath has comfy radiant heated floors. A state-of-the-art septic new septic system was just installed, the yard sports newly planted greenery.
Open House
Sunday
September 23 at 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
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Location: 33 Simon Atherton Row, Harvard, MA 01451    Get Directions

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Posted by Maureen Harmonay on 9/18/2018

Trying to get your house ready for the real estate market? Ultimately, a home appraisal can help you set a fair price for your residence, thereby boosting your chances of a quick home sale.

During a home appraisal, a property inspector will evaluate your residence both inside and out. Then, this inspector will provide you with a report that details his or her findings, along with an estimated value of your residence.

With a home appraisal report in hand, you can establish home improvement priorities. Plus, you can enter the housing market with a good idea about your house's value and price your residence accordingly.

Clearly, there are many reasons to complete a home appraisal. But it also is important to do everything possible to get your house appraisal-ready to increase your chances of getting a high appraisal.

For those who are struggling to get their homes appraisal-ready, we're here to help.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you prep your residence for an appraisal.

1. Take an Objective View of Your Residence

Consider how a homebuyer may see your house you'll be glad you did. If you take an objective approach to selling your residence, you may be able to identify various problem areas before you list your house.

For example, cracked or chipped home siding may seem like a minor issue to you, but this problem can affect how homebuyers perceive your house. Conversely, if you fix cracked or chipped siding before a home appraisal, you can increase the likelihood of a favorable appraisal.

2. Spend Some Time Cleaning Your House

A tidy house is a pristine residence, one that will surely stand out to homebuyers. Meanwhile, if you allocate some time to clean your residence, you may be able to identify potential home problems that otherwise could hurt your residence's value.

If you need extra help with home cleaning, it certainly pays to hire a professional cleaning company. This business hires friendly, experienced staff members who will help you enhance your house's interior and exterior in no time at all.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

Getting a house appraisal-ready may prove to be costly and time-consuming. Fortunately, if you hire a real estate agent, you can receive extensive support as you prep your residence for an appraisal.

A real estate agent will examine your residence before an appraisal and offer honest, unbiased home improvement recommendations. In addition, he or she can put you in touch with the top property inspectors in your area to guarantee that you can receive a comprehensive appraisal.

Perhaps best of all, a real estate agent acts as a home selling guide. This housing market professional is ready to respond to your home selling concerns and questions and will do whatever it takes to ensure you can maximize the value of your residence.

Move one step closer to selling your house use the aforementioned tips, and you can streamline the process of getting your home ready for an appraisal.




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Posted by Maureen Harmonay on 9/17/2018


21 South Main Street, Petersham, MA 01366

Single-Family

$465,000
Price

12
Rooms
5
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
The "Nathaniel McCarty Double House," a late 18th century federal colonial with graceful porches, a private pond, and a distinctive hip-roofed 2-story, 3-stall stone barn with grazing horses in its open stonewalled field, is a much-admired gem in the heart of Petersham's iconic center. This historic residence has large, light-filled rooms with two formal parlors, an elegant dining room, replastered ceilings, six fireplaces, walk-in pantries, and a fully equipped 2nd floor kitchen that enables part of the upper story to be divided into a legal apartment, in accordance with its zoning as a 2-Family. This home's beautiful grounds invite visitors to enjoy a myriad of country pleasures, including scenic views and mature raspberry and blueberry bushes, a pear tree, and a variety of apple trees that reliably bear fruit. A backup outdoor wood furnace supplements the 3-year-old oil-fired boiler for optimal energy efficiency, and a detached 2-car stone garage offers shelter for cars or horses.
Open House
Saturday
September 22 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
1st Open House!
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Location: 21 South Main Street, Petersham, MA 01366    Get Directions

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