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207 Chestnut Plain Rd, Whately, MA 01373

Single-Family

$710,000
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
2
Baths
. One of the grandest colonial properties in the valley's quintessentially charming New England town center at 207 Chestnut Plain Rd in Whately. Built in 1760, this 2,718 sf, 4 bed, 2 bath, well-maintained home has contemporary upgrades galore including a modern boiler feeding a hot-water baseboard system and a Super-Store hot water heater. There are 4 barns, one of which has a 8.7 kw solar array that provides 90% of the electricity. The property includes a large organic vegetable garden, perennial gardens, raspberries, blueberries, plus almost 12 acres of land crossed by a stream, with a pond and an abundance of wildlife.
Open House
Sunday
August 18 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
First time it is on the open market since it was built in 1760. Here's a link to more pix not seen on the MLS. https://tinyurl.com/PhotosAndArtAbout207
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146 Ashfield Rd, Williamsburg, MA 01096

Single-Family

$289,000
Price

4
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
Freshly built single level living, ranch style 2 bedroom, 1 bath, modular home in the country. Set on a knoll above the quiet country lane, this house is brand new, has a full basement, sits on over 5 acres and nearly next door to the newly built hiking trail to the remains of the old dam site famous in Williamsburg's history. Built by the highly regarded, Home Store in Whately, this is a highly energy efficient, tight little house and has 3 min-split heat and AC units that are state of the art for modern construction practices. This could be a great weekend house only 15 minutes to the heart of downtown Northampton.
Open House
Sunday
July 21 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Freshly built single level living, 2 bedrooms and 1 bath home in the country. Set on a 5-acre knoll above the quiet country lane, this house is brand new and has a full basement.
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146 Ashfield Rd, Williamsburg, MA 01096

Single-Family

$289,000
Price

4
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
Freshly built single level living, ranch style 2 bedroom, 1 bath, modular home in the country. Set on a knoll above the quiet country lane, this house is brand new, has a full basement, sits on over 5 acres and nearly next door to the newly built hiking trail to the remains of the old dam site famous in Williamsburg's history. Built by the highly regarded, Home Store in Whately, this is a highly energy efficient, tight little house and has 3 min-split heat and AC units that are state of the art for modern construction practices. This could be a great weekend house only 15 minutes to the heart of downtown Northampton.
Open House
Sunday
June 23 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Need a small, turnkey, new construction house? One floor living? Come to this open house on Sunday from 11 to 1. Reduced price.
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26 Fairfield Ave, Northampton, MA 01062

Single-Family

$349,900
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Here's just what you've been looking for. This 1,800 sf, four bed, two bath, home is now on the market for the first time since JFK was president. Wow! Located in Florence village center on a dead end street two blocks from Coopers and Florence Pie Bar, this antique, Dutch Gambrel style house also sits one house away from Northampton's earliest bike path, the Mass Central Rail Trail. A detached garage, a shed, specimen plantings in front w sprinklers. Small, easy to care for yard in the back. First floor laundry too. A kid friendly neighborhood for sure. Be sure to check out the visual tour too.
Open House
Sunday
June 23 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Open house 11 to 1. Village Center location on a dead end street. Great location. Great bones. You'll likely want to remove wall paper and paint inside, but no heavy lifting in those tasks. Come check it out.
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Location: 26 Fairfield Ave, Northampton, MA 01062    Get Directions

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