261 Orchard St

Belmont, MA 02478Middlesex County

  • 3 beds
  • 1.5 baths
  • 1,456 sqft
  • 7,711 sqft lot
  • $548 per sqft
  • 1927 build
  • on site

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS! Attention Builders, Developers, and or Buyers looking for a "Gut Rehab" or tear-down to build your Dream Home! This 7 Room 3 Bedroom 1.5 Bath Colonial is sited on a level 7,711 sq. ft. lot with a large private backyard. Ideally located on a desirable and quiet tree lined street in the sought after Common St. neighborhood with easy access to Belmont Center, Cushing Square, Waverley Square, Cambridge & Downtown. Existing home has a walk up unfinished attic and is located in the Single Family SR-C zoning district. Buyers to use their own due diligence. Schedule a Private Showing

Listing courtesy of MLSPIN / Jim & Mike Savas Team / Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate

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Property details for 261 Orchard St

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The Building

Year Built:
1927
Year Built Source:
Public Record
Year Built Description:
Approximate
Construction:
Frame
Style:
Colonial
Roof:
Asphalt/Fiberglass Shingles
Exterior:
Shingles, Wood
Exterior Features:
Porch
Square Feet:
1456
Foundation Size:
28x24+14x10
Foundation:
Other (See Remarks)
Insulation:
Unknown
Basement Feature:
Full

Interior

Number of Rooms:
7
Kitchen Level:
First Floor
Dining Room:
Flooring - Hardwood
Dining Room Level:
First Floor
Living Room:
Fireplace, Flooring - Hardwood
Livingroom Level:
First Floor
Family Room:
Flooring - Hardwood
Family Room Level:
First Floor
Fireplaces:
1
Flooring:
Tile, Hardwood
Lead Paint:
Unknown

Room Dimensions

Kitchen:
16X9
Dining Room:
13X11
Living Room:
23X11
Family Room:
14X8
Master Bed Room:
17X11
Bedroom 2:
12X10
Bedroom 3:
16X11

Financial & Terms

Status:
Active
Price Per SqFt:
$548.76
Assessed Value:
$1,006,000
Terms Feature:
Seller W/Participate

Location

Town:
Belmont
State:
Massachusetts
Zip Code:
02478
County:
Middlesex
Road Type:
Public
Directions:
Common Street to Orchard

The Property

Property type:
Single Family
Single Family:
Detached
Approximate Lot Size:
7,711 Sqft
Lot Description:
Level
Approximate Acres:
0.18
Parcel Nr:
M:25 P:000136 S:
Beachfront Flag:
No
Zoning:
Sc

Listing Agent

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Agent phone:
(617) 529-5008
Office phone:
(617) 489-6900

Taxes

Tax Year:
2019
Taxes:
$11,740

Beds

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

Baths

Master Bath:
Closet, Flooring - Hardwood
Main Bathroom:
Half
Second Bathroom:
Full
Bathroom 1 Level:
First Floor
Bathroom 2 Level:
Second Floor
Full Baths:
1
Half Baths:
1

The Listing

List Price:
$799,000
Square Feet Source:
Public Record
Short Sale Approved:
No

Heating & Cooling

Cooling:
None
Heating:
Steam, Oil

Utilities

Electric Feature:
Fuses, 60 Amps/Less
Energy Features:
Storm Windows
Water Heater:
Tankless
Sewage District:
MWRA
Sewer:
City/Town Sewer
Water:
City/Town Water

The Community

Amenities:
Public Transportation, Shopping, Swimming Pool, Tennis Court, Park, Walk/Jog Trails, Golf Course, Medical Facility, Bike Path, Conservation Area, Highway Access, House of Worship, Public School, T-Station

Parking

Garage/Parking:
Detached
Garage Spaces:
1
Parking Feature:
Off-Street
Parking Spaces:
2

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Monthly cost estimate

261 Orchard St Asking price
$799,000
Mortgage
Principal & interest
Assumes 20% down, 30 yr.
fixed, good credit

$2,974

Taxes $978
Insurance $219
Utilities $252 See report
Total $4,423/mo.
This is an estimate

What it’s like to live at 261 Orchard St

Your commute

WalkScore®

Provided by WalkScore® Inc.

64

Somewhat Walkable

Soundscore™

Provided by HowLoud

75

Moderate

Loud Moderate Quiet

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987 Mbps

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Sale history for 261 Orchard St

DateEventPrice% ChangeSource
Aug 24, 2019Listed / Active$799,000MLSPIN
Jul 25, 2019Listed / ActiveMLSPIN
Jul 15, 2019Listed / ActiveMLSPIN

55% of nearby similar homes sold for over asking price

Similar homes that sold in bidding wars went $46k above asking price on average, but some went as high as $151k over asking price.

Schools near 261 Orchard St

7

Roger Wellington Elementary School

Public K-4

8

W.L. Chenery Middle School

Public 5-8

8

Belmont High School

Public 9-12

7

Roger Wellington Elementary School

Public K-4

8

W.L. Chenery Middle School

Public 5-8

N/A

Belmont Day School

Private K-8

8

Daniel Butler Elementary School

Public K-4

9

Mary Lee Burbank Elementary School

Public K-4

N/A

The Kendall School

Private K-K

8

Winn Brook Elementary School

Public K-4

8

W.L. Chenery Middle School

Public 5-8

N/A

Belmont Day School

Private K-8

N/A

Arlington School

Private 8-12

8

Belmont High School

Public 9-12

N/A

Waldorf High School Of Massachusetts Bay

Private 9-12

N/A

Arlington School

Private 8-12

N/A

Belmont Day School

Private K-8

N/A

The Kendall School

Private K-K

N/A

Waldorf High School Of Massachusetts Bay

Private 9-12

N/A

Arlington School

Private 8-12

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

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The details on 261 Orchard St: This house located in Waverley Square, Belmont, MA 02478 is currently for sale for $799,000. 261 Orchard St is a 1,456 square foot house with 3 beds and 1.5 baths that has been on Estately for 24 days. 261 Orchard St is in the Waverley Square neighborhood of Belmont and has a WalkScore® of 64, making it somewhat walkable. This house is in the attendance area of Roger Wellington Elementary School, W.L. Chenery Middle School, and Belmont High School.

Listing Courtesy of: MLSPIN and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate.

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