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257 West St
Reading, MA 01867

  • 3 beds
  • 2.5 baths
  • 2,668 sqft
  • ~1/2 acre lot
  • $299 per sqft
  • 1860 build
  • on site

WEST SIDE - Inviting and spacious single-family home with numerous updates and additions thoughtfully added throughout the years. The 1st floor boasts an expansive family room with floor-to-ceiling fireplace and sliders to the private backyard; a cozy den; dining room; updated kitchen with generous granite covered island and newer appliances; office space; full bath; a half bath with laundry; and hardwood and tile flooring throughout. The 2nd floor features 3 bedrooms, a large walk-in closet, and a fabulous full bath with whirlpool tub and a calming, oversize custom shower. A bonus entertainment room/loft area rounds out the inside of this welcoming home. From the split rail fence, wrap around farmer’s porch, oversize detached garage sitting atop the long, manicured driveway, to the fenced in backyard with large deck, pretty retaining wall, and irrigation system, this home is the perfect spot for entertaining inside and out. Parking for 10+ cars. Close to 93/128 and public schools.

Listing courtesy of MLSPIN / Virginia Giuliotti / Classified Realty Group

Last checked: Checking… • Last updated Jul 28, 2021 •

MLS# 72869802 —

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Amenities & Taxes

The Building

Year Built:
1860
Year Built Source:
Public Record
Year Built Description:
Actual
Construction:
Frame
Style:
Colonial, Farmhouse
Roof:
Asphalt/Fiberglass Shingles
Exterior:
Wood, Vinyl
Exterior Features:
Porch, Deck - Composite, Gutters, Sprinkler System, Fenced Yard, Stone Wall
Yes
Basement:
Basement Feature:
Full, Interior Access, Bulkhead, Sump Pump, Dirt Floor, Concrete Floor, Unfinished Basement
Foundation:
Poured Concrete, Fieldstone
Insulation:
Full, Blown In
Square Feet:
2668
Square Feet Source:
Public Record

Interior

Interior Features:
Central Vacuum, Cable Available
Kitchen:
Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile, Window(s) - Bay/Bow/Box, Countertops - Stone/Granite/Solid, Kitchen Island
Number of Rooms:
9
Living Room:
Fireplace, Flooring - Hardwood, Deck - Exterior, Exterior Access, Slider, Lighting - Overhead
Living Room Level:
First Floor
Kitchen Level:
First Floor
Dining Room:
Ceiling - Beamed, Flooring - Hardwood, Window(s) - Bay/Bow/Box, Beadboard
Dining Room Level:
First Floor
Family Room:
Flooring - Hardwood
Family Room Level:
First Floor
Other Room:
Loft
Other Room Level:
Second Floor
Other Room 2 Level:
First Floor
Other Room 3 Name:
Other
Other Room 3 Description:
Pantry
Other Room 3 Level:
First Floor
Other Room 4 Description:
Closet - Walk-in
Other Room 4 Level:
Second Floor
Other:
Flooring - Wall to Wall Carpet, Attic Access, Cable Hookup, Lighting - Sconce
Other 2:
Closet, Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile, Main Level, Exterior Access
Other 2:
Bonus Room
Other Room:
Other
Fireplaces:
1
Flooring:
Tile, Hardwood, Wood Laminate
Lead Paint:
Unknown

Room Dimensions

Living Room:
15X27
Dining Room:
13X13
Kitchen:
16X13
Family Room:
12X13
Master Bed Room:
15X13
Bedroom 2:
13X13
Bedroom 3:
10X13
Bathroom 2:
8X7
Bathroom 1:
12X11
Bathroom 3:
5X5
Other Room 1:
17X15
Other Room 2:
15X17
Other Room 4:
5X5

Financial & Terms

Price Per SqFt:
$299.48
Price Per SqFt:
$299.48
Assessed Value:
$654,100
Status:
Active

Location

Directions:
Woburn St to West St
Longitude:
-71.120366
Latitude:
42.519878

The Property

Property Type:
Single Family
Single Family:
Detached
Lot Description:
Paved Drive
Approximate Acres:
0.41
Approximate Lot Size:
18,011 Sqft
Beachfront Flag:
No
Zoning:
S15
Road Type:
Public

Listing Agent

Contact info:

Taxes

Tax ID:
732662
Tax Year:
2021
Taxes:
$9,033.12

Beds

Total Bedrooms:
3
Bedroom 2 Level:
Second Floor
Master Level:
Second Floor
Bedroom 2:
Closet, Flooring - Laminate
Bedroom 3:
Closet, Flooring - Hardwood
Bedroom 3 Level:
Second Floor

Baths

Master Bath:
No Master Bath
Full Baths:
2
Half Baths:
1
Master Bath:
Ceiling Fan(s), Closet, Flooring - Laminate
Main Bathroom:
Full, Tiled With Shower Stall, Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile, Jacuzzi / Whirlpool Soaking Tub, Attic Access, Pedestal Sink
Second Bathroom:
3/4, With Shower Stall, Closet - Linen, Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile
Bathroom 1 Level:
Second Floor
Bathroom 2 Level:
First Floor
Bathroom 3 Level:
First Floor
Bathroom 3 Description:
Half, Dryer Hookup - Electric, Washer Hookup

The Listing

Short Sale Approved:
No
Buyer's Brokerage Compensation:
2%

Heating & Cooling

Heating:
Hot Water Baseboard, Oil, Ductless Mini-Split System
Cooling:
Window AC, Ductless Mini-Split System

Utilities

Utility Connections:
Electric Oven, Washer Hookup, Icemaker
Energy Features:
Insulated Windows, Storm Windows, Storm Doors
Electric Feature:
200 Amps
Water:
City/Town Water
Water Heater:
Oil, Tank
Sewer:
City/Town Sewer

Appliances

Appliances:
Range, Dishwasher, Disposal, Refrigerator, Freezer, Washer, Dryer

Schools

Elementary School:
Alice M Barrows
Middle School:
Walter Parker
High School:
RMHS

The Community

Amenities:
Tennis Court, Conservation Area, Highway Access, House of Worship, Private School, Public School

Parking

Garage/Parking:
Detached, Garage Door Opener, Oversized Parking
Garage Spaces:
2
Parking Feature:
Off-Street, Paved Driveway
Parking Spaces:
8

Schools

Rating Details

Alice M. Barrows Elementary School

  • Public
  • K-5
  • 0.2 mi

Walter S Parker Middle School

  • Public
  • 6-8
  • 0.3 mi

Reading Memorial High School

  • Public
  • 9-12
  • 1.2 mi

GreatSchools scores are based on a scale from 1 to 10, where 10 is above average.

The school service areas are not definitive and should only be used as guidance. GreatSchools Ratings provided by www.greatschools.org

Monthly cost estimate

257 West St

Asking price

$799,000

Expense Monthly cost
Mortgage

$2,781

Taxes $752
Insurance $219
Utilities $330 See report
Total $4,082/mo.*
*This is an estimate

Flood Risk

This property has minimal flood risk

This property has a . Although flood risks across the country are changing because of the environment, this property is unlikely to flood over the next 30 years.

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Sale history

Date Event Source Price % Change
7/22/21
Listed / Active MLSPIN $799,000

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