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Photos by Lara Kimmerer (interior), John Tse (exterior 2013), and Harvey Silver (exterior fall 2012)


Move right into your new home. Everything you’ve been looking for. We are pleased to present this great listing of a four-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bath Colonial. The house has 2316 square feet of living area, on a large, park-like 3/4-acre lot, and there is a two-car garage attached to the house via a mudroom/breezeway. Sunshine fills the front-to-back living room, which features a fireplace and built-in shelving and cabinetry. There is a formal dining room and a large eat-in kitchen. One of the bedrooms, on the first floor, is currently being used as an office.

The fenced-in private backyard seems to go on forever, with mature trees and perennial gardens.

Upstairs there is a front-to-back master bedroom with ample closet space, plus two additional bedrooms and a full bath. Hardwood floors run throughout most of the house.

There is an abundance of storage in the basement, which also includes a finished family room with a fireplace, a workshop, and a laundry room with a cedar closet.

The house is conveniently located in the heart of the desirable Manor neighborhood, close to Diamond Middle School, the Minuteman Bikeway, and about a mile to Lexington Center. The MBTA bus stop is nearby. Elementary school students attend the highly lauded Estabrook School, which will have a brand new facility soon. See, also: Boston Magazine’s Best School rankings.

Some other upgrades by current owners:

  • 1997: Installed cedar clapboard, storm windows, gutters, downspouts, new roof
  • Rebuilt front entrance
  • Blown-in cellulose wall insulation
  • 2004: Cedar stockade fencing (8′ along 135′ northern border; 4′ along 68′ western border)
  • Second water meter for outside watering
  • 2011: French drain and sump pump installed in basement
  • 2011: Attic insulation; open cell foam spray (R27) (SEALACTION Agribalance Spray Foam Insulation)
  • 2012: New basement bulkhead; new windows in garage
  • 2012: Chimney top rebuilt
  • Gas Boiler on service plan (HomeServe USA – National Grid)
  • All appliances 2007:
    • Stainless Steel Bosch Gas Range/Oven
    • Stainless Steel Whirlpool Refrigerator with ice maker and water dispenser
    • Maytag Dishwasher
    • Maytag Washer/Dryer
  •  Pest contract
    • Since home was bought in 1995, current owners have maintained the Terminix Liquid Defend System Service Plan. (Note: Since 1995, the house has been inspected each year; no pests have been found and no treatments necessary)

Offered at $769,000. Showings begin after broker’s preview on Friday, March 8. Public open houses Saturday and Sunday, March 9 and 10. Use the contact button to arrange a private showing.