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Posted on 10/03/2022
Another Property Sold - 4 Charles Lane, Amherst, MA 01002
PRIME LOCATION on the edge of UMASS just off Amity at the crossroads with University Drive. Walk/bike to area campuses or center of Amherst from this 3 bedroom, 2 bath contemporary farmhouse. Clean lines combined with upper scalloped shingles enhance the front 3 gable peaks plus a welcoming front porch all add to the architectural interest & charm. Inside the details continue with lovely hardwood flooring & a large living room with fireplace, a 1st floor bedroom with hardwood flooring & an open kitchen/dining area that overlooks the back yard. Off the kitchen a sliding glass door lets in natural light & opens to a small rear...
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Posted on 10/02/2022
Building value with home improvement: Return on investment
When homeowners think of home improvement, return on investment is usually on their mind. Enhancing your existing home with remodeling projects is even more rewarding when the time and money spent pay off in home value. However, since most major home improvements can be costly, it’s important to know which projects have the highest return on investment. According...
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Posted on 09/30/2022
Another Property Sold - 399 Henry Street, Amherst, MA 01002
Architecturally designed and built by Kohl Construction is this exquisite Craftsman styled Contemporary home. Simple elegance combines with exceptional quality in a design that exceeds all others. Located on the brow of a private drive with a seasonal stream and wooded back drop, the yard is a plethora of perennial gardens, blue berry bushes, fruit and ornamental trees. The love of outdoors is seen from both outside and inside as the windows are large and sun light floats from one end of the home to the other and showcases the distinct and lovely landscape. The sunroom is a room like no other, three sides of glass with a vaulted ceiling...
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Posted on 09/27/2022
Another Property Sold - 27 East St, Southampton, MA 01073
Handsome and distinct, the Jonathan Judd, Jr. home, circa 1803 comes with a history and a future! Beautifully nestled on a 4.73 acre lot this lovely Colonial sports gleaming wide pine floors, stunning woodwork, 4 fireplaces,built-ins and more. Flexible, the first floor includes an eat in kitchen with walk in pantry, large mudroom with laundry and bath,exquisite dining room with fireplace, bedroom with bath and small exterior porch,living room with fireplace,family room with fireplace and office/library. The second floor has a MBR with fireplace, dressing room and bath,3 additional bedrooms,2 baths and a second library. Walk up attic,...
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Posted on 09/27/2022
Another Property Sold - 11 Middle St, Hadley, MA 01035
Located on a beautiful tree lined street in Hadley's center is this striking 2-family home. Moved to its present location, this home sports a concrete foundation as well as many updates. Each unit includes an open kitchen with generous dining space, living room with fireplace,3 bedrooms and 1.5 baths. Amenities are many - wood floors, 2 car garage, a lovely yard and more. Ideal as an owner occupied residence or investment, you're walking distance to the bike path, town center, library as well as area colleges, major routes and shopping - a winner in today's...
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Posted on 09/27/2022
39 Owen Dr, Amherst, MA 01002 now has a new price of $795,000!
Tucked at the end of a cul de sac is this handsome Contemporary Executive Ranch. Located close to Amherst center and area colleges, this sprawling home offers a floor plan beaming with sunlight on gleaming wood floors. An open concept, the living space offers a columned dining room, large eat in kitchen with island and living room with trayed ceiling. The main bedroom is generous in size and offers a walk in closet, french doors to a rear deck and full bath with separate shower and jet tub. In addition, there are 3 more bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths and a laundry room. The recently partially finished lower level includes approx. 1500 sq ft of...
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Posted on 09/25/2022
Here's What's Trending In Exterior Design Right Now
Whether you’re remodeling or building a brand new home, staying up to date on the latest trends can be an enormous source of inspiration. While not every trend will be perfect for you, knowing what’s popular can help you find the best possible options for your own home. Here are the biggest trends in exterior design to know...
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Posted on 09/23/2022
Video Tour - 18 Hampden St, Northampton, MA 01060
Welcome to 18 Hampden Street! In prestine condition & boasting large windows which offer a plethora of light throughout the day, this comfortable home will not disappoint! Tucked on a .30 acre lot w/ private back yard & a screened porch overlooking the generous side yard it's ideal for hosting an afternoon soiree. Walking distance to town as well as central to major routes & schools, the location is ideal. Hardwood floors are found throughout this flexible, somewhat open floor plan. A generous foyer leads to a living room which transitions to a den complete w/ gas stove. The maple kitchen connects to the dining room which...
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Posted on 09/23/2022
18 Hampden St, Northampton, MA 01060 is now new to the market!
Welcome to 18 Hampden Street! In prestine condition & boasting large windows which offer a plethora of light throughout the day, this comfortable home will not disappoint! Tucked on a .30 acre lot w/ private back yard & a screened porch overlooking the generous side yard it's ideal for hosting an afternoon soiree. Walking distance to town as well as central to major routes & schools, the location is ideal. Hardwood floors are found throughout this flexible, somewhat open floor plan. A generous foyer leads to a living room which transitions to a den complete w/ gas stove. The maple kitchen connects to the dining room which...
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Posted on 09/18/2022
Kitchen Design Mistakes to Avoid
When you have a custom home, you’re able to set your kitchen up in almost any way you want. While this gives you a lot of freedom during the design process, there are some common mistakes that creep up. These mistakes can make your kitchen less functional overall, which can affect your home’s value and your day-to-day life....
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Posted on 09/16/2022
Video Tour - 164 Red Gate Ln, Amherst, MA 01002
Loads of bookcases adorn this stylish, one floor California Contemporary home! Within walking distance of town center and surrounding schools, this distinctly different and welcoming home will not disappoint. A dramatic first impression is had while walking through the front door. The spacious living room sports a vaulted ceiling with a wall of built-in walnut bookcases and an unobstructed view to the back yard where a plethora of birds come and go throughout the day. The kitchen is large and functional with plenty of room for 2 or more cooks and leads to the laundry/storage/utility room which connects to the carport. The floor plan is...
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Posted on 09/16/2022
164 Red Gate Ln, Amherst, MA 01002 is now new to the market!
Loads of bookcases adorn this stylish, one floor California Contemporary home! Within walking distance of town center and surrounding schools, this distinctly different and welcoming home will not disappoint. A dramatic first impression is had while walking through the front door. The spacious living room sports a vaulted ceiling with a wall of built-in walnut bookcases and an unobstructed view to the back yard where a plethora of birds come and go throughout the day. The kitchen is large and functional with plenty of room for 2 or more cooks and leads to the laundry/storage/utility room which connects to the carport. The floor plan is...
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