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159 East Foster Street
Melrose, MA. 02176
MLS # 72535885
Single Family Detached Blue Colonial
Status Sold
County Middlesex
Directions Main St To East Foster
List Price $579,900 Days on Market  
List Date   Rooms 6
Sale Price $579,900 Bedrooms 3
Sold Date 9/9/19 Master Bath No
Assessed Value $529,700 Full Baths 2
Gross Living Area 1,707SF Half Baths 0
Lot Size 8,510SF Fireplaces 0
Taxes $5,726.06 Basement Yes
Tax Year 2019 Waterfront No
Zoning URA Beach Nearby No
Est. Street Front   Parking Spaces 4
Year Built 1900 Garage Spaces 1
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This lovely NE Colonial hosts one of the best yard settings around! The wide cobblestone front porch, an inviting spot to enjoy a pre-supper libation, overlooks the expansive front yard that has hosted endless hours of entertainment, think "Melrose Porch-Fest". The first floor is graced by hardwood flooring, high ceilings and deep moldings all illuminated by generously sized windows, a hallmark of the design era. Offering a flexible floor plan, youll also find laundry and full bath on this level. Three bedrooms, two of which feature wide pine flooring, along with second full bath and a small walk in closet round off the second floor. Set up your workshop in this meticulous basement. Endless possibilities in this perfectly walkable locale. This well-loved home has been meticulously maintained, updated and upgraded: exterior paint, custom windows, central air, heat, insulation and full bath to name a few. Less than half mile to downtown shops, restaurants and commuter line.

Amenities : Public Transportation, Shopping, Tennis Court, Park, Walk/Jog Trails, Golf Course, Medical Facility, Laundromat, Conservation Area, Highway Access, House of Worship, Private School, Public School, T-Station
Appliances : Range, Dishwasher, Disposal, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer
Basement : Full, Interior Access, Bulkhead, Sump Pump, Concrete Floor, Unfinished Basement
Construction : Frame
Cooling : Central Air
Cooling Zones : 2
Electricity : Circuit Breakers
Energy : Insulated Windows, Storm Doors, Prog. Thermostat
Exterior : Clapboard
Exterior Feat. : Porch, Stone Wall
Flooring : Wood, Tile, Vinyl, Laminate, Parquet
Foundation : Fieldstone
Garage : Detached, Storage, Barn
Heating : Forced Air, Gas
Heating Zones : 2
Hot Water : Electric, Tank
Insulation : Full, Blown In, Cellulose - Fiber
Interior : Walk-up Attic
Lead Paint : Unknown
Lot : Paved Drive
Parking : Off-Street, Paved Driveway
Road : Public
Roof : Asphalt/Fiberglass Shingles
Sewage District : Mwra
Sewer / Water : City/Town Sewer, City/Town Water
Utility Connections : for Gas Range, Washer Hookup
Warranty : No

Bathroom 1 : First Floor, Bathroom - Full, Bathroom - With Tub & Shower, Flooring - Wood
Bathroom 2 : Second Floor, Bathroom - Full, Bathroom - Tiled With Tub & Shower, Closet - Linen, Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile, Pedestal Sink
Bedroom 2 : Second Floor, 12x11, Closet, Flooring - Wood
Bedroom 3 : Second Floor, 15x13, Flooring - Wood
Den : First Floor, 8x8, Flooring - Wood
Dining Room : First Floor, 12x11, Ceiling Fan(s), Closet/Cabinets - Custom Built, Flooring - Wood
Kitchen : First Floor, 13x13, Closet, Flooring - Vinyl, Dryer Hookup - Electric, Washer Hookup, Gas Stove
Laundry Room : First Floor
Living Room : First Floor, 15x13, Ceiling Fan(s), Flooring - Wood, Window(s) - Bay/Bow/Box
Master Bedroom : Second Floor, 14x11, Closet, Flooring - Wood

Adult Community : No
Anticipated Sale Date : 09/06/2019
Association Info : Association Available?: No
Deed : Book: 15684, Page: 260
Disclosures : As with all our properties, please see listing sheet and sellers' description of property. measurements are estimated and vary between listing info & floor plans. step-down bedroom has no closet.
Exclusions : See Inclusion/exclusion Sheet.
Foreclosure : No
GLA Source : Public Record
Grade School : Apply
High School : MHS
Identifier : Map: E7, Lot: 22
Middle School : MVMMS
Off Market Date : 7/31/19
Seller Disclosure Doc : Yes
Short Sale : No
Year Built Desc. : Approximate
Year Built Source : Public Record

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