Watertown Home of the Week: 40 Commonwealth Road, Unit 1

This lovely condominium offer the vintage spirit and period character that continually lure homebuyers to the town of Watertown.

The essence of wood and vintage character are immediately appreciated features when viewing this 94 year-old bi-level, Philadelphia style condominium on Commonwealth Rd. Most of the common rooms include some deviation of rich natural wood, a sure sign of its original durable construction in addition to other period details that include built-ins, window seats and oversized windows. Historical admirers will be pleased with this unique opportunity, those unfamiliar with Watertown's classic real estate will be amazed.

The 13 x 11 square foot formal dining area with its floor-to-ceiling built-in china cabinet and walls of warm paneling is the ideal scenario for entertaining, especially with the neighboring 20 x 12 square foot living room with its ornamental mantel and beamed ceiling and moldings. The 16 x 11 square foot kitchen is an open, fluid space for family gatherings with a separate dining area with a charming built-in bench and a peninsula for bench seating. This level also includes the 13 x 11 square foot master bedroom for residents who prefer or require the convenience, as well as a 14 x 6 square foot sun-drenched home office. Two additional bedrooms at 13 x 11 and 11 x 10 square feet are located on the second floor.

Only two units occupy this handsome home and share access to the two-car garage and two parking spaces in the driveway as well as the basement storage space and laundry facilities and the picturesque front porch. A nominal monthly maintenance fee split expenses that include water and sewer bills, master insurance and landscaping.

This home's unique architecture and inviting spaces are only two of many motives to schedule an appointment to tour this magnificent opportunity. Its warm, welcoming spirit and neutral canvas are just the icing on this residential cake.


Location: 40 Commonwealth Road, Unit 1

Price: $429,000

Rooms: 7

Bedrooms: 3

Baths: 1 full

Living Area: 1,352 sq. ft.

Listing Agent: Mike DelRose Real Estate Team, RE/MAX Leading Edge, 617-923-7047


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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