For Sale: Stone Walled Homes in Beverly and Bedford
LOT SIZE 2.47 acres
BEDROOMS 4 THERMAL 2
LAST SOLD FOR First time on the market
ADVANTAGES This 1900 Dutch colony sits on a private gravel lane (plowing costs are shared with two neighbors) adjoining Endicott College near Beverly Cove. A colorful front door with side windows opens into the grand entrance hall, flanked by a living room to the left with a newer full bathroom and a dining room to the right with a built-in china cabinet. The kitchen is dated by older laminate cabinets, floors and countertops, but quite spacious: there is a utility room to one side and a dining area with a picture window. Upstairs, four bedrooms with hardwood floors share an updated bathroom with clawfoot tub. THE INCONVENIENTS Sold “as is”, with some button cables and tubes and a possible asbestos coating on the basement pipes.
Gingle Lerman Real Estate Group, RE / MAX 360, 617-838-3102, GingleLermanRealtyGroup.com
231 CHEMIN DE LA CONCORD / BEDFORD
SQUARE FEET 2,790
LOT SIZE 0.78 acres
BEDROOMS 4 THERMAL 2.5
LAST SOLD FOR $ 275,000 in 1986
ADVANTAGES The original plank floors and eight fireplaces of Colonel Timothy Jones’ home have had their share of history, even before the nearby Battles of Lexington and Concord, in which the home’s original owner fought. Enter through the screened side porch and find a family room to the right towards the kitchen. To the left, the living room leads through the entrance hall (where a half bathtub is hidden under the stairs) to a classic dining room. A pantry connects to the kitchen with wood counters, a huge fireplace and a cloakroom for the laundry room. Upstairs, a sunny landing offers an office area, while two bathrooms, one with a clawfoot tub, each connect two bedrooms. There is a convertible attic, a spacious courtyard and a garage. THE INCONVENIENTS Need exterior work.
Helen and Charity Edwards, Barrett Sotheby’s International Realty, 978-804-3523, SpecialHomes.com
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