159 SUMMER AVE., Reading, Massachusetts 01867

$750,000
4
BD
2
BA
3,490
SqFt
Sold Price
$750,000
List Price
$799,900
Closing Date
Sep 20, 2019
MLS#
72529499
Bedrooms
4
Full Bathrooms
1
Half Bathrooms
1
Sq. Ft
3,490
Lot Size
20,347
County
Middlesex
Year Built
1889
Status
SOLD

Property Description

RARE OPPORTUNITY to own one of Reading's most ICONIC Victorian homes which has been HIGHLIGHTED in several Reading historic PUBLICATIONS. Designed by local architect Horace Wadlin, this RICHLY DETAILED, 9 room, 4 bedroom home is a transitional style between QUEEN ANNE and SHINGLE. Beautifully maintained by the current owners this home has retained it's architectural features: the NATURAL OAK used throughout the house including an oak dining room with CURVED window seat; EUROPEAN-TILED oak fireplaces; a curved or rounded living room and bedroom; large walk-in closets with BUILT-INS, oak in the entryway, foyer, staircases and on the landings; intact BUTLER'S PANTRY done entirely in maple with BIRDS EYE MAPLE counters. Generous sized SCREENED PORCH off the kitchen offers expansion potential. Interior and exterior PAINTED and hardwood floors REFINISHED in 2018. LARGE 20,347 sq. ft. LOT, 3 car garage/carport. WELL LOCATED in the Summer Ave. historic district near schools, downtown.

Additional Information

Days on Market
72
Taxes
$10,923
Tax Year
2019
Assessment
767700
Construction
Frame
Fireplaces
3
Amenities
Public Transportation, Shopping, Tennis Court, Park, Golf Course, Conservation Area, Highway Access, House of Worship, Private School, Public School
Cooling
None
Heating
Central Heat, Hot Water Radiators, Gas
Flooring
Wood, Tile, Vinyl, Wall to Wall Carpet, Hardwood
Appliances
Wall Oven, Countertop Range, Refrigerator, Freezer, Washer, Dryer
Basement
Yes
Basement Features
Full, Partially Finished, Interior Access, Concrete Floor
Hotwater
Natural Gas, Tank
Lot Description
Corner, Paved Drive
Parking Spaces
4
Garage Spaces
3
Garage Description
Detached, Carport
Acres
0.47
Price Per Sqft
$214
Utilityconnections
for Electric Range, for Electric Oven
Disclosures
Gas dryer, washer, refrigerator and freezer to remain.

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Listing courtesy of Marjorie Falla from Leading Edge Real Estate

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