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Posted on 10/25/2020
Open Shelving Complements the Minimalist Look
Photo by ginsburgconstruction via Pixabay Nothing completes an open floor plan better than open shelving. Open shelves present everything for the world to see. They transform what may be a cluttered, dark, hidden space into one that becomes a place of not only function but of style. Open shelving complements the Minimalist, Industrial or Scandinavian Modern styles. But...
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Posted on 10/22/2020
Video Tour - 39 Poplar St, Belmont, MA 02478
Spacious Colonial located on a tree lined side street just blocks to the vibrant & newly redeveloped Cushing Square! This 3,329 sq. ft. 4 level 12 room 5-6 bedroom 3.5 bath home features Exquisite period detailing throughout w/ gumwood millwork, beamed ceilings, wainscoting, crown moldings, gleaming oak HW floors, & wood burning fireplace. The 1st floor includes front to back living room, formal size dining room, vintage kitchen w/ pantry overlooking the ample backyard, sun drenched family room & 1/2 bath. The 2nd floor offers front to back master bedroom w/ deck, 2 other large bedrooms, study & full bath. 3rd floor has 2...
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Posted on 10/22/2020
39 Poplar St, Belmont, MA 02478 is now new to the market!
Spacious Colonial located on a tree lined side street just blocks to the vibrant & newly redeveloped Cushing Square! This 3,329 sq. ft. 4 level 12 room 5-6 bedroom 3.5 bath home features Exquisite period detailing throughout w/ gumwood millwork, beamed ceilings, wainscoting, crown moldings, gleaming oak HW floors, & wood burning fireplace. The 1st floor includes front to back living room, formal size dining room, vintage kitchen w/ pantry overlooking the ample backyard, sun drenched family room & 1/2 bath. The 2nd floor offers front to back master bedroom w/ deck, 2 other large bedrooms, study & full bath. 3rd floor has 2...
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Posted on 10/21/2020
Another Property Sold - 31 Greenwood Lane, Waltham, MA 02451
PRICE IMPROVEMENT! STRICT COVID 19 GUIDLINES FOR ALL SHOWINGS & OPEN HOUSE! MASKS & GLOVES REQUIRED, 1 PARTY VIEWING AT A TIME! Move Right In This Pristine Custom Built 1992 10 Rm 4 Bdrm 2.5 Bath Colonial located in the sought after "LANES/PIETY CORNER Area" of Waltham. First floor features formal living room & oversized dining room, open concept granite/SS Chef's kitchen with large peninsula, family room with fireplace & slider to deck. 1/2 bath, full sized laundry closet. 2nd floor has skylight cathedral ceiling master bedroom with walk in closet & master bath; 3 other good sized bedrooms & hall bath. Lower level...
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Posted on 10/18/2020
5 Steps for Effective Meal Planning
Photo by Vegan Liftz from Pexels Some people seem like born organizers, especially when it comes to meal planning. In reality, it's a skill you can cultivate. Let us show you how to do just that, in five doable steps. 1. Commit to the Effort Any goal — exercising more, learning a new language or planning meals —...
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Posted on 10/16/2020
Another Property Sold - 658 Mass. Ave/ 1 Juniper Ridge Rd, Acton, MA 01720
This is the house you don't want to miss! Adorable ranch includes a well-proportioned living room with wood-burning fireplace, formal dining room, three good size bedrooms, updated kitchen, renovated full bathroom, and charming bonus room in three season porch. This property will check many items off your "Must Have" have list: gorgeous hardwood floors throughout, newer roof, high-efficiency heating and cooling, natural gas for cooking and heating, basement ready for finishing with B-Dry system, plenty of outdoor space. Sit back and relax in the comfort of a private deck overlooking leveled beautifully landscaped yard! Walk to West Acton...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
Tips on Choosing Home Security: DIY or Conventional
Photo by Pixaline via PixabayThe right home security system can make a profound difference for your peace of mind and make your home an unappealing target -- but do you have to go with a conventional (and expensive) alarm service? In the past, homeowners had few choices, but now, if you own a home and like to DIY...
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Posted on 10/07/2020
Video Tour - 9 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA 02478
Massive Two Family On Cambridge Line diagonally across from Temple & Fresh Pond Golf Course.Totally & expertly renovated 2 level upper unit has 7 rooms 4 bedrooms 2 baths. Totally open living room, dining room & kitchen. Living room has almost floor to ceiling south facing windows Fully applianced designer white kitchen with gray granite counters & enormous island, upper level vaulted ceiling, skylit master suite, 3 additional bedrooms 2 new baths. 2 zone FHA by gas/CA. 1st floor with fully finished lower level is 10 rooms 4 bedrooms 2 baths. 1st floor has semi-mod kit & bath, lower level all renovated. Perfect for home...
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Posted on 10/07/2020
9 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA 02478 is now new to the market!
Massive Two Family On Cambridge Line diagonally across from Temple & Fresh Pond Golf Course.Totally & expertly renovated 2 level upper unit has 7 rooms 4 bedrooms 2 baths. Totally open living room, dining room & kitchen. Living room has almost floor to ceiling south facing windows Fully applianced designer white kitchen with gray granite counters & enormous island, upper level vaulted ceiling, skylit master suite, 3 additional bedrooms 2 new baths. 2 zone FHA by gas/CA. 1st floor with fully finished lower level is 10 rooms 4 bedrooms 2 baths. 1st floor has semi-mod kit & bath, lower level all renovated. Perfect for home...
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Posted on 10/04/2020
Quick Design Tips for New Homeowners
Photo by Khiem Tran via Pixabay Designing a home can be intimidating, especially if it's your first time. Maybe you were a design aficionado with the perfect dorm room, but designing a whole house seems intimidating. Maybe you're worried you have no feel for design at all and will leave your room an empty canvas with one, central...
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Posted on 10/02/2020
Video Tour - 21 Phillips Circle, Waltham, MA 02452
MOVE RIGHT IN THIS PRISTINE 9 RM 4 BDRM 2 BATH SPLIT LEVEL IN SOUGHT AFTER PARKVIEW AREA. The upper level of this fine home features a mostly open floor plan ,livingrm with fireplace, bay window, oak floors;formal diningrm; semi-modern eat in kitch with door to lovely 3 seasons porch; master bedrm & 2 additional bedrms; good closet space & tiled full bath with tub & shower. The mostly finished lower level features a large family room with adjacent bar area, 4th bdrm or office; a full bath with shower stall; laundry/kitchenette & direct entry to a 1 car garage. Utilites include FHW by oil boiler & tankless water heater;...
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Posted on 10/02/2020
Video Tour - 9 Concord Ave #1, Belmont, MA 02478
RARE OPPORTUNITY! PERFECT FOR LARGE OR EXTENDED FAMILY OR FOR IN LAW OR FOR AU PAIR! Sun Drenched, Enormous 2 level 11 room 4 bedroom 2 bath unit! 1st floor features formal living & dining rooms, large semi-mod European style kitchen, 2 bedrooms & full semi-modern bath. Bright Fully modern lower level features family room with wet bar, kitchenette with large peninsula bar, 2 good size bedrooms, modern full bath & a study. most rooms in lower level have at least one egress window. Modern Utilities include FHW by gas 2 zone baseboard heat, gas hot water. Rear Porch. 1 car garage parking Plus 2 additional spaces. Lower level is not...
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