61 Richfield Road

Arlington, MA,

$1,255,000 closed
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2417 SQFT

Nestled in a coveted Morningside neighborhood only steps to the popular Bishop School, this charming and beautifully maintained Colonial is a rare find with its stone façade and timeless design, set along a quiet, tree-lined street with homes of similar distinction.

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  • Total Rooms
  • Year Built
  • Bedrooms
  • Lot Size
    0.16 Acres
  • Bathrooms
    2 Full, 1 Half
  • Taxes
  • Parking
    2 Car Garage, 2 Off Street
  • Heat/Cool
    Gas Fueled Hot Water Radiators
  • Fireplaces
    1 Wood Burning
  • Grade School
    Bishop ES
  • Living Area
    2,417 Square Feet (Includes Finished Lower Level)
  • Middle School
    Ottoson MS
  • High School
    Arlington HS

Centrally located in the heart of Arlington, enjoy easy walkability to public transportation, the Minuteman Bike Path, and the brand-new Arlington High School. The home’s original character radiates the moment you step inside the freshly painted interior with special details including newly refinished hardwood floors, French doors, arches, nooks, and vintage touches, yet is full of thoughtful updates perfect for modern families. Cozy up around the wood burning fireplace in the light filled formal living room, an inviting space with a great vibe perfect for hanging out or entertaining.

Share special meals in the formal dining room with wainscoting, a built-in corner china cabinet, and an updated chandelier, as delightful sightlines showcase the sunroom beyond. The sunroom brings you a little closer to nature with walls of windows to capture the lovely garden views.

An exterior door connects with the large patio and private backyard perfect for entertaining or dining al fresco surrounded by mature trees and perennial plantings. Imagine summer days gathered with family and friends or relaxing on a hammock beneath the shady trees.

The updated kitchen is a chef’s delight with stainless steel appliances including the brand-new range, microwave, and dishwasher, newly installed flooring, a new light fixture, abundant white cabinetry and drawer storage for all your culinary supplies, a large workspace for preparing favorite recipes, a breakfast bar, pantry closet, beadboard wainscoting, tile backsplash, and an informal dining area. A large window above the sink welcomes the sunshine, offering the perfect space to enjoy your morning coffee. The kitchen provides easy access to the side entry, mudroom, and garage for ease in managing an active lifestyle. A convenient half bathroom is perfect for guests.

Comfort and style await on the second level with the spacious primary suite, three more family bedrooms, and the full family bathroom. The primary bedroom is full of natural light and large enough to accommodate your furniture arrangements, featuring ample closets, a skylight, vaulted ceiling, and a full bathroom with a tiled shower and a brand-new light fixture.

Awake to lovely sunrises in the cheerful family bedrooms with hardwood floors or choose one as a home office if desired. The versatile and private wing above the garage is perfect as a bedroom, family room, guest accommodations, or to use as desired, featuring hardwood flooring, deep double closets, and a ceiling fan. The twinkling lights of the Boston skyline are visible from this room and the two front family bedrooms. The family bathroom is fresh and inviting with a brand-new light fixture, linen closet, and a tiled tub with a shower. A linen closet on the second level landing offers additional storage and the walk-up attic is easily accessed by a door in one of the family bedrooms.

The finished lower level provides even more versatility with a casual, carpeted family room or playroom perfect for hanging out. Pocket French doors open to a private office with built-in shelving and a desktop. This is a perfect escape for working remotely, tending to homework, or when a little quiet time is needed. The opposite side of the lower level is clean and tidy with a freshly painted floor, offering lots more storage space and the laundry area.

This meticulous home beams with pride of ownership and offers a highly sought-after location. The coveted town of Arlington is best known for its desirable public school system, rich history, close proximity to Boston, and quality recreational programs. Enjoy the many unique and delicious dining options Arlington has to offer featuring a variety of cuisines from around the globe, most located along nearby Mass Ave for easy access. The town center is only a short walk or drive away and thrives with restaurants, shops, and many other unique small businesses. A farmer’s market runs seasonally in the town center from June to October featuring local produce and baked goods. This beloved home has been treasured by its current owners and is ready to welcome your family for years to come!

Home Highlights

  • Coveted Morningside Neighborhood
  • Steps to Bishop Elementary School
  • Freshly Painted Interior (July 2022)
  • Newly Refinished Hardwood Floors (July 2022)
  • Kitchen Flooring (July 2022)
  • Brand New Microwave and Range (July 2022)
  • Dishwasher (2022), Washer (2022), Dryer (2021)
  • Updated Light Fixtures (July 2022)
  • Living Room with Fireplace and Built-Ins
  • Formal Dining Room with Wainscoting and Cabinet
  • Sunroom with Walls of Windows for Backyard Views
  • Updated Kitchen with SS Appliances, Breakfast Bar, Tile Backsplash, Pantry Closet, and Informal Dining Area
  • Spacious Primary Suite with Ample Closets, Skylight, Vaulted Ceiling, and Full Bathroom with Tiled Shower
  • Large and Versatile Bedroom/Family Room Over Garage
  • Stone Patio and Tree-Lined, Private Backyard
  • Finished Lower Level with Family Room and Private Office with Pocket French Doors and Built-In Shelving/Counter
  • Easy Access to Minuteman Bike Path
  • Short Walk or Drive to Arlington’s Town Center
  • Commuter Friendly Only Steps to Public Transportation

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Listing Agent

Corinne Schippert

(781) 710-6804

[email protected] 

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