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Posted by Maureen Harmonay on 4/19/2018


101 Osgood Road, Sterling, MA 01564

Single-Family

$525,000
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Sparkling gem of a colonial on a picture-perfect country road, framed by quintessential New England stone walls. This impeccable 4-bedroom home has been beautifully maintained and updated: it offers everything that you'd ever want, including a large, welcoming eat-in kitchen with a center island and new stainless appliances, vaulted family room with fireplace and wet bar, and a fabulous heated 4-season room with access to a deck overlooking the patio and a tranquil wooded backyard. The master suite, with closets galore, has a lavish ensuite bath with marble floors, a palladian window, double vanity, and a jacuzzi tub with a separate shower. Other lovely features include french doors, Hunter-Douglas blinds, tilt-in windows, a generator hookup, and four window A/C units, This is one of those homes that will beckon you to sit and stay awhile; you'll feel so comfortable that you'll never want to leave.
Open House
Sunday
April 22 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Just listed! First Open House!
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 101 Osgood Road, Sterling, MA 01564    Get Directions

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Posted by Maureen Harmonay on 4/19/2018


101 Osgood Road, Sterling, MA 01564

Single-Family

$525,000
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Sparkling gem of a colonial on a picture-perfect country road, framed by quintessential New England stone walls. This impeccable 4-bedroom home has been beautifully maintained and updated: it offers everything that you'd ever want, including a large, welcoming eat-in kitchen with a center island and new stainless appliances, vaulted family room with fireplace and wet bar, and a fabulous heated 4-season room with access to a deck overlooking the patio and a tranquil wooded backyard. The master suite, with closets galore, has a lavish ensuite bath with marble floors, a palladian window, double vanity, and a jacuzzi tub with a separate shower. Other lovely features include french doors, Hunter-Douglas blinds, tilt-in windows, a generator hookup, and four window A/C units, This is one of those homes that will beckon you to sit and stay awhile; you'll feel so comfortable that you'll never want to leave.
Open House
Sunday
April 22 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Just listed! First Open House!
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 101 Osgood Road, Sterling, MA 01564    Get Directions

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Posted by Maureen Harmonay on 4/17/2018

If you ride through the suburbs of America, youíll likely notice that the houses just seem to get bigger and bigger. Like our taste for large trucks and SUVs, Americans tend towards the idea that bigger is better.

On the opposite end of the spectrum are people who feel quite the opposite. From this minimalist mindset has emerged the ďtiny house.Ē What exactly is a tiny house?

There is no exact definition. However, most tiny houses are built on wheels--to adhere to local building code--and typically donít exceed 500 square feet in size.

You might be thinking thatís a bit extreme. And you wouldnít be alone--Americans have taken advantage of small homes in the form of modular homes, and cottage-style houses for decades.

With the cost of heating and powering a home rising year after year, itís beginning to make sense to downsize.

So, in this article weíll talk about what it means to live in a smaller home to help you decide whether itís a good choice for you.

Barriers to building small houses

If itís your dream to someday build a small house on a hilltop in your hometown, you might have to face-off with the local zoning committee first. Some of the biggest barriers to building smaller houses are local regulations involving minimum house sizes.

This isnít a new problem, with towns struggling with the idea of minimum square footage as far back as the 1970s. In spite of this barrier, small house and tiny house proponents have been finding loopholes.

One such workaround involves simply building your house on wheels. However, that isnít easy to do and it doesnít always look great either.

Living simply

Depending on your hobbies and philosophy, living in a small house can be a good or a bad thing. Those who seek to become more minimal in their belongings often find that small houses help them achieve this.

The more things we own the more we have to worry about storing and maintaining them. However, if you value experiences more than objects, living in a small house could save you money and therefore leave you with more funds for traveling and other experiences.

Family is another thing to consider when living in a small house. If you have a large family or pets, living in a small house can be difficult. However, there is something to be said about growing up in a small house (it makes it harder for kids to avoid their parents by playing video games in their room or the basement!).

How to decide if you can manage living in a small house

If youíre downsizing from a larger home it can be scary to lose all of that extra space you were used to. There are a few ways to see if you can adapt to a smaller home, however.

You could rent a small apartment while you search for a new home. This will allow you to acclimate yourself to living in a smaller environment.

If you donít want to go through the trouble of signing a lease, thereís always renting a small property through AirBnB or a camping cottage for a few weeks. Then youíll have time to notice what you like and dislike about the smaller space and will be able to plan for how to want to deal with those changes if you decide to move into a smaller house.




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Posted by Maureen Harmonay on 4/11/2018


817 Ledgewood Way, Clinton, MA 01510

Condo

$349,000
Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Stunning Trieste model end unit designed for gracious living at The Woodlands! Gorgeous granite and cherry kitchen with stainless steel appliances, under-cabinet lighting and a breakfast bar/peninsula for casual dining. The elegant dining room opens to a covered deck overlooking the private patio and tranquil views. An open, light-filled living room with picture-perfect hardwood floors and a gas fireplace offers a great place for relaxing or entertaining. There are two large bedroom suites, each with a walk-in closet and a beautifully appointed full bath; the master bath has a double granite vanity and a tiled shower. A bonus room that can serve as an office, den, or playroom completes this flexible floorplan--it offers lots of options. There are closets galore, and a separate laundry room with extra storage. This impeccably maintained home is in move-in ready condition, with neutral colors and a lovely flow.
Open House
Wednesday
April 11 at 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Stop by during your lunch hour!
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Location: 817 Ledgewood Way, Clinton, MA 01510    Get Directions

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Posted by Maureen Harmonay on 4/10/2018


817 Ledgewood Way, Clinton, MA 01510

Condo

$349,000
Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Stunning Trieste model end unit designed for gracious living at The Woodlands! Gorgeous granite and cherry kitchen with stainless steel appliances, under-cabinet lighting and a breakfast bar/peninsula for casual dining. The elegant dining room opens to a covered deck overlooking the private patio and tranquil views. An open, light-filled living room with picture-perfect hardwood floors and a gas fireplace offers a great place for relaxing or entertaining. There are two large bedroom suites, each with a walk-in closet and a beautifully appointed full bath; the master bath has a double granite vanity and a tiled shower. A bonus room that can serve as an office, den, or playroom completes this flexible floorplan--it offers lots of options. There are closets galore, and a separate laundry room with extra storage. This impeccably maintained home is in move-in ready condition, with neutral colors and a lovely flow.
Open House
Wednesday
April 11 at 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Stop by during your lunch hour!
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 817 Ledgewood Way, Clinton, MA 01510    Get Directions

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