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Belmont Home of the Week: 27 Dorset Rd.

This Royal Barry Wills Cotswold blends its enchanting charm with many upgraded features and conveniences.

This lovely Royal Barry Wills Cotswold home is just as enchanting on the inside as its curbside presentation. It not only offers a versatile floor plan, especially for residents preferring single-floor living, each room was beautifully designed to enhance its style and character. It has also received a tremendous amount of attention to ensure its spirit while upgrading to today's standards and conveniences.

The spacious 13 x 24 square foot living room can easily accommodate both formal and relaxed entertaining but with its liberal dimensions and adaptability, it is also a fabulous sport for relaxed family gatherings. The fireplace set in a wall of paneling takes center stage of the room while the gorgeous bump-out bay window drenches the space with natural sunlight and provides a charming vignette for reading or visiting with smaller parties. It also boasts enough space to accommodate a game boards or secondary table settings. The adjacent dining area provides an intimate background for formal events, mainly due to its soft, enveloping sage green and cream designs lining the walls and wainscoting. The updated eat-in kitchen starts with a fresh, white palette in the cabinetry, counters and backsplash which is contrasted nicely with the gleaming hardwood floors and stainless steel appliances. This level also includes a handy 10 x 12 square foot study, an 11 x 12 square foot bedroom, full bath and an inviting screen-in porch.

The second floor hosts a 12 x 19 square foot master suite with a walk-in closet with custom built-ins, two additional bedrooms at 8 x 15 and 11 x 11 square feet and an additional full bath.

This 76 year-old cottage-style home is located in the desirable Village Hill neighborhood of Belmont Hill, just steps from the Alewife station and minutes to Cambridge. It has also been enhanced with many amenities, including central air conditioning, a sprinkler system, two-car attached garage, deck and security system.

This beautiful home is referred to as cottage style and while its overall ambiance definitely emits charm, it also offers a considerable amount of upgraded comforts and conveniences found in larger and newer homes. This is a residence that will resonate with a wide range of prospective homebuyers who appreciate and admire not only the foundational elements  but the heart and soul of a home.

Location: 27 Dorset Rd.

Price: $699,000

Rooms: 8

Bedrooms: 3

Baths: 2 full

Living Area: 1,714 sq. ft.

Lot Size: 13,337 sq. ft. (.31 acre)

Listing Agent: Lynn MacDonald, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, 617-312-3639

 

If you are a Realtor or a home owner selling a home and want to be featured in an upcoming Home of the Week, please email Michele Taranto at m.taranto@aol.com.

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