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Home of the Week: 128 Beech St.

This historic Roslindale colonial eloquently blends its rich past with today's modern conveniences.

Editor's note: The Home of the Week article rotates between Roslindale and West Roxbury homes.

Residential Roslindale realty inventory is currently limited with only approximately 23 properties currently on the market at the time this article was written. That statistic is a great illustration of the satisfaction and contentment of its homeowners within this charming Boston neighborhood. That being said, the choices are offered within Roslindale real estate continues to present solid and beautiful homes, typically with rich vintage details depicting its reliable and historic roots. This wonderful 103 year-old colonial is a model example of this district's residential memoirs.

Many of this home's period details have been preserved to flaunt its vivid past yet has also been graciously updated to comply with today's conveniences and designing trends. As prospective homebuyers tour nearly 2,000 square feet of living space, that winning eclectic blend is revealed through layers of natural wood, pocket doors, oversized windows, gleaming hardwood floors and a fabulous gourmet kitchen.

A formal two-door front entry with leaded and stain glass windows provide a fitting introduction into the main level of this home that includes a 15 x 13 square foot fireplaced living room and matching dining area and a 19 x 12 square foot updated eat-in kitchen with granite surfaces and stainless steel appliances. A sweeping staircase leads to the second floor that offers four bedrooms at 12 x 14, 12 x 12, 10 x 8 and 11 x 12 square feet and a full family bath. The third story provides a large bonus space with a 13 x 14 square foot bedroom that could also be utilized as a family room or children's playroom.

There are virtually no move in costs or labor required with this property except to unpack and enjoy its lovely accommodations and fabulous communal benefits only minutes away that includes Roche Bros., restaurants and even the commuter rail station for easy, convenient access into Boston. While choices may be somewhat limited, with an historical prospect like this, one house is all you need.

 

Location: 128 Beech St.

Rooms: 8

Bedrooms: 5

Baths: 1 full, 1 half

Living Area: 1,883 sq. ft.

Lot Size: 5,714 sq. ft. (.13 acre)

Listing Agent: Barry Hickman, William Raveis

 

If you are a Realtor or a home owner selling a home and want to be featured in an upcoming Home of the Week, please email Michele Taranto at m.taranto@aol.com.

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