289 Forest Street

Arlington, MA,

$875,000 active
  • 3 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths
  • 1900 SQFT

This home has everything you have been looking for, including an open concept main level perfect for effortless entertaining and for easily managing family life.

Welcome home to a desirable Arlington neighborhood and this beautifully updated Colonial, set back from the road for added privacy and with thoughtfully designed renovations throughout. The tree-lined lot offers a peaceful oasis with an inviting backyard haven perfect for outdoor living.

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Information

  • Total Rooms
    7
  • Year Built/Gut Renovated:
    1977
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Lot Size
    0.15 Acres
  • Bathrooms
    1 Full, 1 Half
  • Heat/Cool
    Gas Fueled Forced Air/Central Air
  • Fireplaces
    1 Wood Burning
  • Taxes
    $8,672
  • Parking
    2 Off Street
  • Grade School
    Pierce/Stratton ES
  • Living Area
    1,900 Square Feet (Includes Finished Lower Level)
  • Middle School
    Ottoson MS

  • High School
    Arlington HS

Commuters will love stepping right across the street to catch Bus 67 to Alewife. Be a part of Arlington’s renowned public school system with the brand new, state-of-the-art Arlington High School and the popular Pierce Elementary School within short walking distance. 

You’ll feel right at home in the inviting formal living room as crown molding and shining hardwood floors encircle the beautiful space. The large picture window and western exposure welcomes the sunshine by day and provides lovely sunset vistas in the evening. A wood-burning fireplace, with a brick surround and raised hearth, offers a warm and cozy atmosphere.

Whether you love to entertain or enjoy quality time at home with the family, the open concept layout is sure to fit your needs. The beautifully renovated, open concept kitchen offers quartz countertops, stainless-steel appliances, a gas range, a central breakfast bar island, stylish white custom cabinetry with under cabinet lighting, pendant and recessed lighting, a glass tile backsplash, double farmhouse sink, a wall of extra cabinetry and pantry storage, hardwood flooring, and a seamless transition to the dining room.

A glass slider steps out to the rear deck, patio, and private backyard nestled by mature trees and colorful perennial plantings. The updated half bathroom, with a granite-topped vanity, adds the finishing touch to the main level. The home’s side entry provides a convenient connection with the driveway. As a bonus, the driveway is heated for ease during winter months.

The bedrooms are set privately on the second level for the ultimate comfort with rooms that provide the space and flexibility to fit your family’s needs. Retreat to the inviting primary bedroom with crown molding and double closets. The primary bedroom is large enough to accommodate a king size bed if desired. The sunny and cheerful family bedrooms offer ample closet space, one with great potential as a nursery or home office. The family bathroom is fresh and inviting with a tiled tub and a shower, ceramic tile floor, and an updated vanity.

More space awaits on the lower level with a spacious and versatile family room perfect for gathering on movie night or for rainy day activities. The lower level has laminate flooring, a bulkhead to the backyard, and two double closets to help keep you organized. There is enough space on the lower level to configure an office area or exercise space if desired. The laundry room is tucked away behind a set of double doors and offers additional storage and a utility sink.

Move right in and begin creating new memories in a desirable neighborhood close to so many amenities. Meet up with other families at the Pierce School playground, Summer Street Park, or McClennan Park. Walk to the Arlington Reservoir with swimming during summer months, walking trails, and a brand-new playground opening soon. Commuting is a dream with Bus 67 just across the street and the Minuteman Bike Path only a short stroll away. Many shopping and dining options are only a short walk or drive away in Arlington Heights. Enjoy the vibrant shopping and dining of both nearby Arlington and Winchester town centers, only a short drive from home. Be a part of Arlington’s renowned public school system and take advantage of this ideal location situated within the buffer zone of two popular schools, Pierce and Stratton, with easy walking distance to Pierce Elementary. The nearby Ed Burns Arena offers ice skating and many other recreational activities. Bring your dog and running shoes to explore the walking trails of the Turkey Hill or Whipple Hill conservation areas. Welcome to Arlington!

Home Highlights

  • Beautifully Updated Colonial
  • West-Facing with Lovely Sunset Vistas
  • Short Walk to Desirable Pierce ES
  • Open Concept Floor Plan
  • Freshly Painted Interior (April 2022)
  • Central Air (2019)
  • Kitchen Renovation (2015)
  • Heated Driveway for Easy Snow Melting
  • Tested and Determined Lead-Free
  • Bus Stop 67 to Alewife Right Across the Street
  • Renovated, Open Concept Kitchen with Stainless Steel Appliances Including the Gas Range, Quartz Countertops, White Cabinetry, Breakfast Bar Island, & Farmhouse Sink
  • Inviting Living Room with Wood Burning Fireplace
  • Open Concept Dining Room with Slider to Deck/Backyard
  • Updated Half Bathroom on Main Level with Granite Vanity
  • Finished Lower Level with Family Room and Laundry
  • Near Turkey Hill Park, McClennan Park, Reservoir Beach
  • Walking Distance to Arlington Heights Dining/Shopping
  • Short Drive to Arlington & Winchester’s Town Centers

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Listing Agent

Corinne Schippert

(781) 710-6804

[email protected] 

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