Jul 29, 2014
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Home of the Week: 48 Woodruff Ave.

This antique bungalow has received many significant upgrades, including a new gourmet kitchen and two renovated baths.

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This quaint, 143 year-old bungalow has given decades of comfort and security to its residents. With its resilient foundation, it will endure many more years of family gatherings, holidays, special occasions and daily living. To enhance that wellbeing for its next residents, this three/four bedroom home just received a brand new kitchen, two renovated baths and many structural and cost effective updates. While already appealing, these new enrichment raise this antique home and attractive Medford prospect to the top of the any prospective homebuyer's list.

The gorgeously updated kitchen provides plenty of space to create culinary masterpieces with its abundance of granite countertops and cabinetry and gleaming stainless steel appliances. It even serves double duty with a handy home office work station. A charming covered back porch is accessible from the kitchen and provides great views of the fenced-in and level backyard. This floor also offers living and dining areas that have been neutrally painted presenting a fresh canvas for personalization, a cozy den (or fourth bedroom), an additional bedroom and the modernized baths to accommodate convenient single-floor living. The second level hosts the two remaining bedrooms which have been granted liberal dimensions and boast many unique architectural lines.

While its fluid floor plan and renovated spaces are reason enough to want to put an offer in quickly, its energy upgrades and financial benefits surely seal the deal. This home has received a new 200 amp electrical service, a new gas heating system and newer tilt-in windows. It also offers four off-street parking spaces in its oversized driveway, a lovely lot and is located in a beautiful neighborhood.

Many homes within this price range have advantageous features, but few with the range and quality of this notable home. It has the looks and upgrades to evolve and satisfy the needs of its residents for many more decades.

  • Location: 48 Woodruff Ave.
  • Price: $349,900
  • Rooms: 7
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Baths: 1 full, 1 half
  • Living Area: 1,200 sq. ft.
  • Lot Size: 4,800 sq. ft. (.11 acre)
  • Listing Agent: Paul Cirignano, RE/MAX Leading Edge, 781-570-9007
  • Open House: Sunday, Jan. 6, 2-3:30 p.m.

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