Home of the week

Stoneham ranch reinvented as a Colonial

Yoon S. Byun/Globe staff

12 Sunrise Ave., Stoneham

Price: $599,000

Style: Colonial

Built: 1953


Bedrooms: 3

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Rooms: 6

Bathrooms: 1½

Square feet: 2,531

Sewer: Public


Once a ranch, this home was remade into a center entrance Colonial with a sunny interior from its large windows and the decorating touches of abstract artist Jo-Ann Boback. The entryway opens to a formal living room with recessed lighting and fireplace with a stainless steel frame and Venetian plaster mantel. Flooring is original oak stained near-black, a counterpoint to the light colored walls. The updated kitchen has white oak cabinets, dark granite counters, and a double-deck prep island looking out to a sun-splashed eating area. Opposite is the formal dining room.

On the second floor is the master bedroom, which has double closets. The family bath has a tub with shower and pedestal sink. There is an unfinished walk-up attic. Part of the basement is finished with a carpeted play area, small office space, and a cedar closet. A two-level deck overlooks the fenced backyard, which has a patio sheltered. There is a one-car attached garage. Listing broker Doreen Yianacopolus of Anderson Treacy Real Estate in Stoneham will hold an open house Sunday from noon to 2 p.m.

John R. Ellement

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