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148 West Foster Street
Melrose, MA. 02176
MLS # 72560855
Multi-Family 2 Family - 2 Units Up/Down Yellow  
Status Sold
County Middlesex
Directions Main Street To West Foster, Property Is On The South Side Of The Street With Driveway To The Left.
List Price $759,900 Days on Market  
List Date   # Units 2
Sale Price $855,000 # Floors  
Sold Date 10/30/19 Rooms 11
Assessed Value $571,100 Bedrooms 5
Gross Living Area 2,603SF Full Baths  
Lot Size 11,404SF Half Baths  
Taxes $6,173.59 Fireplaces  
Tax Year 2019 Basement Yes
Zoning URD Waterfront No
Est. Street Front   Beach Nearby No
Year Built 1880 Parking Spaces 6
    Garage Spaces 1
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Lovely two family Victorian steps to the train and Melrose's thriving downtown shops, restaurants and activities! First floor hosts two gathering rooms offering flexible use, two bedrooms, kitchen and bath. Second unit comprises the second and third floors, both levels awash in fabulous natural light. Open living and dining room area features a ribbon of windows offering tree-line views and good scale; the eat-in kitchen showcases exposed brick and beam and ample room to cook and dine. Two bedrooms on the second and an expansive third bedroom in the top-floor with skylights and amazing built-ins. Garage has been transformed into a studio space but could be converted. Amazing back yard garden hosts perennials, vegetables and herbs, a hidden oasis. This home has been expressly maintained to honor her heritage while being updated over time with major systems tackled. This beauty is a terrific opportunity for the investor and owner-investor alike.


Amenities : Public Transportation, Shopping, Swimming Pool, Park, Medical Facility, Highway Access, House of Worship, Private School, Public School, Other (See Remarks)
Basement : Full, Walk Out, Interior Access, Concrete Floor
Construction : Frame
Electricity : Circuit Breakers
Exterior : Clapboard, Wood
Exterior Feat. : Porch, Fruit Trees, Garden Area
Flooring : Wood, Tile, Vinyl, Concrete, Varies Per Unit, Laminate, Other (See Remarks)
Foundation : Fieldstone
Foundation Size : 27x58
Heating Zones : 2
Hot Water : Natural Gas, Tank
Lead Paint : Unknown
Lot : Paved Drive, Level
Parking : Off-Street
Road : Public, Paved, Publicly Maint.
Roof : Asphalt/Fiberglass Shingles
Sewage District : Mwra
Sewer / Water : City/Town Sewer, City/Town Water
Utility Connections : for Gas Range, for Electric Range, for Gas Oven, for Electric Oven
Warranty : No

Unit 1 : Appliances: Range, Dishwasher, Disposal; Bedrooms: 2; Cooling: None; Floor: 1; Full Baths: 1; Heating: Gas; Lease: No; Levels: 1; Rooms: 5; Rooms Desc.: Living Room, Kitchen, Office/Den
Unit 2 : Appliances: Range, Dishwasher, Disposal; Bedrooms: 3; Cooling: None; Floor: 2; Full Baths: 1; Heating: Gas; Lease: No; Levels: 2; Rooms: 6; Rooms Desc.: Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen

APOD Available? : No
Adult Community : No
Anticipated Sale Date : 10/30/2019
Deed : Book: 20725, Page: 260, Cert. #: 7/17/1990
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. Property delivered vacant of tenants. Garage is used as a studio, could be converted back.
Exclusions : See Inclusion/Exclusion
Foreclosure : No
GLA Source : Public Record
Identifier : Map: C7, Lot: 24
Off Market Date : 9/18/19
Schools : Grade School: Apply, Middle School: MVMMS, High School: Melrose High
Seller Disclosure Doc : Yes
Short Sale : No
Year Built Desc. : Approximate
Year Built Source : Public Record


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