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8 Forest Street

Leicester, MA 01524

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  • 3 beds
  • 1 bath
  • 1,188 sqft
  • 14,984 sqft lot
  • $227 per sqft
  • 1960 build
  • on site

This 3 bedroom cape sits on a corner lot in an established neighborhood minutes from major commuter routes. It features custom hardwood kitchen cabinets equipped with all appliances: stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, washer, and dryer. Cozy up to the fireplace in the family room during cold winter months. A spacious and private backyard provides lots of room for play, gardening, or entertaining. The longtime owners replaced the roof, furnace, water heater, siding, windows, and bathroom fixtures during their ownership. Bedrooms 1 and 2 have built-in dressers and lots of storage. Hardwood floor in Bed 3. Per seller, hardwood floors under wall-to-wall carpet in living room, family room, and stairs. Unfinished basement boasts a walk-out cellar, work bench area, and wood stove. This home is even wired for your generator! Property is being sold in As Is condition. Information provided is considered reliable but is not guaranteed. Buyer/Buyer agent to do own due diligence.

MLSPIN logo Listing courtesy of MLSPIN / Lois Doray / RE/MAX Prof Associates

Last checked: Checking… • Last updated Oct 22, 2020 • Source: MLSPIN

MLS# 72744915 —

Amenities & Taxes

The Building

Year Built:
1960
Year Built Source:
Public Record
Year Built Description:
Actual
Construction:
Frame
Style:
Cape
Roof:
Asphalt/Fiberglass Shingles
Exterior:
Vinyl
Square Feet:
1188
Foundation Size:
33x24
Foundation:
Poured Concrete
Insulation:
Unknown
ADA Access:
No
Basement Feature:
Full, Walk Out, Interior Access, Concrete Floor, Exterior Access

Interior

Number of Rooms:
6
Interior Features:
Cable Available
Kitchen:
Flooring - Vinyl, Main Level, Dryer Hookup - Electric, Exterior Access, Washer Hookup
Kitchen Level:
First Floor
Living Room:
Flooring - Hardwood, Flooring - Wall to Wall Carpet, Main Level, Exterior Access
Livingroom Level:
First Floor
Family Room:
Fireplace, Flooring - Hardwood, Flooring - Wall to Wall Carpet, Main Level
Family Room Level:
First Floor
Fireplaces:
1
Flooring:
Vinyl, Wall to Wall Carpet, Hardwood
Lead Paint:
Unknown

Financial & Terms

Status:
Active
Price Per SqFt:
$227.19
Assessed Value:
$170,300
Terms Feature:
Contract for Deed

Location

Town:
Leicester
State:
Massachusetts
Zip Code:
01524
County:
Worcester
Road Type:
Public, Paved, Publicly Maint.
Directions:
From Leicester Center: South on Pleasant St (56), Right onto King St Ext, Left onto Forest Street

The Property

Property type:
Single Family
Single Family:
Detached
Approximate Lot Size:
14,984 Sqft
Lot Description:
Corner, Gentle Slope
Approximate Acres:
0.34
Parcel Nr:
38A F2 0
Beachfront Flag:
No
Year Round:
Yes
Zoning:
R1

Listing Agent

Contact info:

Taxes

Tax Year:
2020
Taxes:
$2,539.17

Beds

Bedroom 2:
Flooring - Wall to Wall Carpet, Closet - Double
Bedroom 2 Level:
Second Floor
Bedroom 3:
Closet, Flooring - Hardwood
Bedroom 3 Level:
First Floor
Master Level:
Second Floor
Total Bedrooms:
3

Baths

Master Bath:
Flooring - Wall to Wall Carpet
Main Bathroom:
Full, With Tub & Shower, Closet - Linen, Flooring - Vinyl
Bathroom 1 Level:
First Floor
Full Baths:
1

The Listing

List Price:
$269,900
Square Feet Source:
Public Record
Short Sale Approved:
No

Heating & Cooling

Cooling:
None
Heating:
Forced Air, Oil

Utilities

Water Heater:
Oil
Utility Connections:
Electric Range, Electric Oven, Electric Dryer, Washer Hookup, Generator Connection
Sewage District:
OxRo
Sewer:
City/Town Sewer
Water:
City/Town Water

Appliances

Appliances:
Range, Dishwasher, Microwave, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer

The Community

Neighborhood:
Dawn Acres
Adult Community:
No
Amenities:
Public Transportation, Golf Course, House of Worship

Parking

Parking Feature:
Off-Street, Paved Driveway
Parking Spaces:
3

Schools

Rating Details
4

Leicester Memorial School

  • Public
  • 3-5
  • 0.5 mi
5

Leicester Middle School

  • Public
  • 6-8
  • 2.4 mi
3

Leicester High School

  • Public
  • 9-12
  • 2.6 mi
N/A

Leicester Primary School

  • Public
  • K-2
  • 2.6 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

8 Forest Street

Asking price

$269,900

Mortgage Principal & interest
Assumes 20% down, 30 yr.
fixed, good credit

$920

Taxes $211
Insurance $74
Utilities $210 See report
Total $1,415/mo.*
*This is an estimate

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Sale history

Date Event Source Price % Change
10/18/20
Listed / Active MLSPIN $269,900

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