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    For sale: Raised ranches in Framingham and Natick

    Step right up to Metro West homes that make the most of their square footage, upstairs and down.

    $509,500

    44 AGNES DRIVE / FRAMINGHAM

    SQUARE FEET 2,208

    LOT SIZE 0.47 acre

    BEDROOMS 4 BATHS 2 full, 1 half

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    LAST SOLD FOR $355,000 in 2012

    PROS A graceful portico and spacious tiled foyer with coat closet welcome visitors to this well-maintained home in north Framingham. The enormous upstairs living room with large windows, hardwood floors, and a marble fireplace flows into an adjacent dining area and an open kitchen updated with granite counters and stainless appliances. A sliding glass door off the kitchen opens to an oversized enclosed deck. Three upstairs bedrooms offer sufficient closet space, and the master has an en suite half-bath. The home also boasts a lower-level, above-ground bedroom with an attached full bath. CONS The door to the garage is located through the downstairs bedroom. House is under agreement.

    Lisa Zemack, Zemack Real Estate, 508-922-9551, zemack.com

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    $695,000

    8 GLEN STREET / NATICK

    SQUARE FEET 1,902

    LOT SIZE 1.17 acres

    BEDROOMS 3 BATHS 2 full

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    LAST SOLD FOR $542,000 in 2003

    PROS A picture window casts generous light into the living room of this cheerful raised ranch located close to South Natick Village. The upper level of the home features a family room addition, accessed through French doors, with skylights and a gas woodstove. It leads to a multi-tier deck and large, private backyard with a storage shed. The bedrooms are down the hall; the master has vaulted ceilings, a walk-in closet, bathroom with tiled shower, and access to the deck. Downstairs, a carpeted bonus room offers direct entry to the two-car garage. CONS The kitchen is on the small side, and the cabinets could use an update. House is under agreement.

    John Popp, RE/MAX Best Choice, 617-916-1646, PoppsProperties.com