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This grand Italianate house, built in 1880, was renovated and converted to two condominiums in 2006. The charm of the original period was restored to its full glory, with crown moldings, marble mantlepieces and ornamental fireplaces in this first-floor unit. Big solid doors open to high-ceilinged, spacious rooms with light spilling in from bay windows. Hardwood floors gleam through most of the rooms. A 2006 kitchen — with granite counters, a breakfast bar, and stainless steel appliances —  opens to a breakfast/dining room. The floor plan offers flexibility. The formal dining room could also be used as originally intended, or as it is now, a family room/library. A master suite with a full bath is at the rear of the unit. There is also a second full bath with laundry hook-ups. A second bedroom is central in the floor plan. Wiring and plumbing have been updated. There is central air-conditioning, and natural gas for cooking and the furnace. Plenty of deeded storage is in the basement. Off-street parking for two cars. Located in the West End heart of Malden, within easy walking distance of transportation, with the 131 MBTA bus stops on Main Street and two Orange Line stations in close proximity. The Mystic Valley Charter High School is ranked eighth in the state. Located around the corner is a post office, a relatively new YMCA, and a DCR pool.

674 Main Street, Unit One, Malden. Offered at $319,000. Showings begin with public open houses 1:00-3:00  Saturday and Sunday, March 22 & 23. Use the contact button to arrange a private showing or if you have any questions.