For sale: Homes with parquet flooring, in Scituate and Malden
Celtics fans may appreciate these homes with mosaic wood floors reminiscent of the storied Boston Garden.
17 OLD OAKEN BUCKET ROAD / SCITUATE
SQUARE FEET 2,540
LOT SIZE 0.83 acre
BEDROOMS 3 BATHS 2 full
LAST SOLD FOR $390,000 in 2000
PROS This mid-19th-century Victorian is pretty from the street, but enter through the back and you’ll find a stunningly remodeled kitchen with vaulted ceilings, wood beams, and an oversized granite island. There’s also a new full bath, small den, and a laundry room nearby. The dining room, accessible through French doors, has parquet floors, bay windows, and a built-in hutch, while an impressive stone fireplace anchors the large family room; a formal living room finishes the first floor. Upstairs, all three bedrooms are carpeted; two have decorative fireplaces while the master has an enormous updated bathroom. The covered back patio is relaxation ready and even includes an outdoor TV; there’s also a shed and studio. CONS There’s a dirt floor in the basement.
Donna Gallinaro, Coldwell Banker, 781-254-0759, email@example.com
290 CLIFTON STREET / MALDEN
SQUARE FEET 2,425
LOT SIZE 0.16 acre
BEDROOMS 6 BATHS 3 full, 1 half
LAST SOLD FOR $198,000 in 1987
PROS The farmer’s porch of this 1910 Victorian leads to a bright, big living room with a gas fireplace and parquet floors with mahogany inlays. The dining room, with a charming window seat, leads to an updated L-shaped kitchen with stone counters, stainless appliances, and an adjoining laundry room. There’s a den nearby and a half bath under the stairs. The second floor holds four bedrooms, including one with a fireplace and turreted alcove and one with a private balcony, plus a full bathroom. Two more bedrooms and a bathroom with claw-foot tub comprise the third floor, while the basement holds a playroom and an additional bath. There’s a small deck, yard, and two-car garage in back. The Orange Line is 0.6 miles away. CONS There are some dated features.
Dan Fabbri, Century 21 Advance, 617-966-1638, DanFabbri.com