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247 FOUNDRY STREET / EASTON
SQUARE FEET: 3,526
LOT SIZE: 1.1 acres
BEDROOMS: 4 BATHS: 2 full
LAST SOLD FOR: an unknown price in 1955
PROS This spacious 1890 Victorian abuts acres of cranberry bogs. An oversized front door is one of many original details, including ornate iron radiators and pine floors. A fireplace and 7-foot windows cheer up the living room, and an arched window bay brightens the dining room. A sunroom, kitchen, laundry, bath, and family room with fireplace round out the first floor. Upstairs, four bedrooms — including a charming master — share a bath. An unfinished space in back connects to a two-story barn used as a garage. Updates include newer septic, roof, and furnace. CONS Kitchen needs updating, and Foundry Street is busy.
Kathleen Kelley, Coldwell Banker, 617-905-5941,
28 SCHOOL STREET / KINGSTON
SQUARE FEET: 2,925
LOT SIZE: 0.76 acre
BEDROOMS: 3 BATHS: 2 full, 1 half
LAST SOLD FOR: $335,000 in 2009
PROS This rambling Cape (circa 1730) faces a scenic bog with walking trails. The main living quarters are in the converted former barn, with rustic touches like wide pine floors and a wood stove in the open first-floor living area. The airy kitchen has cathedral ceilings, butcher block counters, and reclaimed barn-wood accents. A bathroom is tucked under the stairs; upstairs are the master bedroom, a modern full bath, and a carpeted children’s bedroom. Connected by an office with wood stove, the antique main house holds a cozy living room with fireplace, another kitchen and pantry, a full bathroom, dining room, and large upstairs bedroom. CONS Parts of the main house await restoration.
Nanette LaChimia, Berkshire Hathaway, 774-313-6175, OwnNewEngland.com