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For sale: Antique reproductions in Groton and Sherborn

These houses were built to replicate antique styles — but without the narrow staircases or low ceilings.

$639,900

84 PAQUAWKET PATH / GROTON

SQUARE FEET 4,336

LOT SIZE 2.76 acres

BEDROOMS 5 BATHS 4 full, 1 half

LAST SOLD FOR $435,000 in 2001

PROS Despite its relative youth, this 1981 reproduction Cape looks right at home in historic Groton. Enter into a cozy den with a gas stove, built-in bookcases, half bath, and French doors to a deck. At left, the remodeled kitchen has granite counters, pegged hardwood floors, and a breakfast nook with a fireplace. The living and dining rooms have a traditional, historic look, only bigger. Upstairs, the master suite has a slate fireplace, walk-in closet, and private bath. Two carpeted bedrooms share a full bath and laundry closet. A mudroom off the two-car garage divides the main home from a guest apartment with its own kitchen, bath, bedroom, and loft, and seasonal water views. CONS Tile in the entry foyer feels more 1980s than 1780s.

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Rachel Kiley Brock, Coldwell Banker, 617-513-7984, kileybrock.com

$1,189,000

39 MILL STREET / SHERBORN

SQUARE FEET 3,688

LOT SIZE 3.73 acres

BEDROOMS 4 BATHS 2 full, 1 half

LAST SOLD FOR $1,178,900 in 2016

PROS This 1964 Colonial is full of faithful antique-style details like 12-over-12-pane windows. Off either side of the foyer, the dining and living rooms have handsome chair rails and plantation shutters. A Dutch door off the latter leads to a screened-in porch, and a powder room is nearby. The big, open kitchen is stunning, with a brick hearth and wood-burning stove, luxury stainless appliances, and a sunny dining area with French doors to a bluestone patio. The second floor holds four good-sized bedrooms, including a master with a new bath, plus another full bath and an office with walk-up attic. A family room with a fireplace, cathedral ceiling, and mudroom connects to the two-car garage. A wood barn anchors the landscaped lot. CONS Taxes topped $17,000 in 2018.

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Nora Lynch Smith, Landmark Residential, 508-245-2626, noralynchsmith.com