Imagine living in one of Arlington’s most desirable Brackett School neighborhoods in this thoughtfully updated and meticulously maintained Colonial, set on a quiet, family-friendly street perfect for evening strolls or chatting with the neighbors.
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Enjoy being only steps away from the amazing Skyline Park, a great place for outdoor activities or meeting up with other families. Professional landscaping, widespread perennial plantings, and stone walls create curb appeal galore, making a wonderful first impression. The enclosed front porch allows for a gradual transition into the home, offering a functional mudroom for organizing outdoor gear and an inviting place to lounge while watching the world pass by. The home’s original charm and character radiates with special details including gumwood trim, hardwood flooring, and wainscoting.
You’ll feel right at home in the formal living room with gumwood trim, crown molding, shining hardwood floors, and a wood-burning fireplace accented by a brick surround. This welcoming space has a great vibe and is perfect for hanging out with the family or entertaining.
The living room opens to a cheerful sunroom with a huge bay window to welcome the natural light and offer treetop views, the perfect space for reading, relaxing, or to use as an office for working privately from home. A convenient half bathroom was added to the main level in 2017 and features tile flooring and a pedestal sink.
A 2017 renovation created the stylish, open concept kitchen and dining area, a place the whole family will love to gather as the chef whips up culinary delights. The renovation included new oak flooring, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, white shaker style cabinetry, an undermount sink with an updated faucet, recessed lighting, and more. A garden window provides the perfect spot for your beloved houseplants to bask in the light.
The sliding glass door not only welcomes the sunshine, but also provides a great connection to the deck and private backyard beyond for easy outdoor living. Dine al fresco on the deck, entertain on the stone patio, or spend summer days relaxing in the peaceful, tree-lined backyard. The yard is a nature lover’s paradise with mature trees and lovely plantings including colorful wildflowers, raspberries, and more. A paper road borders the home, adding more privacy and a bonus parking spot.
Wainscoting follows the stairway to the second level with newly refinished hardwood floors throughout. All the bedrooms offer comfort and style with hardwood floors and ample closets for storage. The front bedroom is graced by huge windows for abundant natural light and distant views of the surrounding landscape. The bathroom is tastefully done in neutral tones with ceramic floor tiles, a tiled tub with shower, and a newer toilet and vanity.
This spectacular home beams with pride of ownership and offers a highly sought-after location in a popular neighborhood within easy walking distance to the top-rated Brackett Elementary School and the beautiful Robbins Farm with its sprawling playground and breathtaking views of the Boston skyline. Explore the walking trails of Arlington’s hidden gem, Menotomy Rocks Park, which is only a short distance away and is perfect for picnics, walking, and fishing. Both Robbins Farm and Menotomy Rocks Park are dog-friendly and great places for dog owners to meet up. Outdoor lovers will appreciate Arlington’s easily accessible conservation lands and trails including Whipple Hill, Great Meadows, and the Arlington Reservoir with a beach area. Commuting is easy with nearby access to Route 2 and public transportation. Move right in and begin creating new family memories.