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For sale: Antique homes in Southborough

Homes from the 17th and 19th centuries in this small town west of Boston.

$550,000

9 WOODLAND ROAD / SOUTHBOROUGH

SQUARE FEET 2,143

LOT SIZE 1.28 acres

BEDROOMS 3 BATHS 3 full

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LAST SOLD FOR $490,000 in 2015

PROS An elegant arched door on this 1848 Colonial opens into a living room with bay windows, paneled walls, and detailed trim work. Beyond, the dining room features a pellet stove insert and French doors. Kitchen is updated with cherry cabinets and stainless appliances, while an office includes full bath and laundry, plus sliders to a stone patio. Two staircases lead to the second floor, where a pair of bedrooms share an updated full bath, and the master suite has its own full bathroom. Large three-season porch off the kitchen has a propane stove for cool nights and opens to a backyard with inground pool. CONS No indoor access to attached garage.

Donna Towne, ERA Key Realty, 508-561-6784, TheTowneTeam.com

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$840,000

117 FRAMINGHAM ROAD / SOUTHBOROUGH

SQUARE FEET 2,989

LOT SIZE 3.9 acres

BEDROOMS 4 BATHS 3 full

LAST SOLD FOR $400,000 in 1995

PROS Among the antique charms of this Colonial farmhouse — which dates as far back as 1680 — are wide pine floors, five fireplaces, and 12-over-12-pane windows. The kitchen sports updates like granite counters and stainless appliances, but also painted wood floors and a huge kettle hearth. The former carriage house is now a family room with gas stove and exposed beams; a sitting room, full bath, and small kitchen are nearby for entertaining. Formal living and dining rooms plus a large sunroom round out the first floor. Up either staircase, three bedrooms (two with fireplaces) share a full bath. There’s a rental cottage in back, plus a large, two-story barn with horse stalls. CONS Framingham Road is a fairly busy street.

Dee Kerner, Black Horse Real Estate,
508-277-9881, blackhorserealestate.net