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    For sale: Homes with enclosed farmer’s porches

    Three-season porches in these Brockton and Quincy Colonials help extend the lazy days of summer into spring and fall.

    $319,900

    57 MORSE AVENUE / BROCKTON

    SQUARE FEET 1,840

    LOT SIZE 0.17 acre

    BEDROOMS 3 BATHS 1 full, 1 half

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    LAST SOLD FOR Unknown

    PROS Set on a wide, peaceful street, this 1930 Colonial has a good-sized backyard with raised garden bed and detached two-car garage. Through a bright enclosed porch — painted a cheery yellow with sky blue ceiling — the first floor has an easy-flowing layout, and the living room (with fireplace) and dining room (with chair rail) both have hardwood floors. The eat-in kitchen is large, with a powder room off to the side. Upstairs are three bedrooms and a big full bath; the basement holds laundry and a partially finished office, clad in faux wood paneling, which is included in the square footage. CONS Home will need updating throughout.

    JENNIFER CINTRON, RE/MAXSYNERGY, 774-274-6753, REMAX.COM

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    $474,900

    12 SUNNYSIDE ROAD /QUINCY

    SQUARE FEET 1,423

    LOT SIZE 0.1 acre

    BEDROOMS 3 BATHS 1 full

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    LAST SOLD FOR $410,000 in 2016

    PROS With bright splashes of color and endearing details, like original swing-out windows on the enclosed front porch, this corner lot Colonial near East Milton Square is cheerful inside and out. A cased opening connects the living room to a dining room with built-in hutch. The newer kitchen has wood floors, white cabinets and appliances, and exposed beams. A small mudroom off the kitchen opens to a deck, which leads down to a gravel patio, one-car garage, and small side yard. Upstairs are three small bedrooms with hardwood floors and a full bath. The basement has laundry and a playroom. CONS This home is under agreement.

    TYLER LECAO AND THOMAS PAK, REAL LIVING BARBERA ASSOCIATES, 508-852-4227, REALLIVING.COM