Gracious & Practical—Norfolk—$525,000

Gracious and practical 1985 Cape/Colonial in good condition on 9.67 delightful and private acres.  Living room with fieldstone fireplace, modernized kitchen open to the den/family room, screened porch, laundry/mudroom, large first floor bedroom with vaulted ceiling and full bath, 2 additional and similar bedrooms on the second floor with another full bath.  2,327 square feet of living space plus attached 2-car garage and high-ceilinged, expansive, dry basement with access from the garage.  Set up on a hill with big, beautiful old stone walls, 2 meadows, open woods.  Lovely yet simple gardens cradle the house.

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Style: 1985 “Colonial” Square feet: 2327 (town assessor)
Bedrooms: 3 Full baths: 2
Fireplace: 1 Exterior: Clapboard, painted or stained
Heat: Oil-fired hot water baseboard, 2 zones.  Trane Furnace.  2012 Hot water: Off furnace – Viesmann.  2012.
Electricity: 200 amps, circuit breakers. Oil tanks: Two 330-gallon tanks in basement
Chimney: 3 flues – Furnace, fireplace and an extra. Roof: Asphalt shingle.  2015. Gutters.
Well: 305 feet deep, 4 gallons per minute.  1985 Septic: 1100-gallon tank.  1984
Internet: Satellite dish. Windows: Thermopane
Radon system: Installed 2016 Taxes: $6636 (2021)

General Information

Front Entrance: 10’ x 15’.  Double doors open to foyer.  Coat closet, hardwood floor, double glass doors open to the living room.  Stairs up to second floor. 
Full bath: 7’ x 10’.  Off foyer.  Tile floor, long wood vanity with Formica top and one sink, shower.
Bedroom: 17’ x 14’.   Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, 2 closets, carpeted.  Off little hall and full bath.
Living room: 15’ x 23.5’.  Fieldstone fireplace, bookshelves, oak floors, recessed lighting.
Den/family room: 15’ x 15’.  Double glass doors between living room and den. Large open doorway between den and kitchen, door to screened porch and doors to back yard.  Mini split.
Screened porch: 13’ x 11’.  Concrete floor.  Views of the side yard outlined in old stone walls and the meadows beyond.
Kitchen: 13.5’ x 15’.  Terra cotta tile floor, island, wood cabinets, wainscoting, Cambria countertops, GE gas range with hood, copper sink, Whirlpool fridge, Kitchen Aid dishwasher, door to basement, door to laundry/mudroom which is also off the garage.
Laundry room/mud room: 10’ x 10’.  9.5’ ceiling, terra cotta tile floor, coat closet, GE washer and Hot Point dryer, sink, cabinets, door to side yard and outdoor shower, door to garage.
2 car garage: 27’ x 23’.  1 automatic door opener, concrete floor with drain, interior access to the basement,
2nd floor: 2 bedrooms and 1full bath.  Carpeted.
Landing: 13’ x 7’.  Set up as a little TV room. Vaulted ceiling, skylight. 
Master Bedroom: 22’ x 14’.  Vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, window seat, 2 large closets, skylight, carpet.
Full bath: 7’ x 12’.  Tile floor, tub/shower insert, wood vanity with one sink and Formica top, window seat.
Bedroom: 21’ x 11’.  Vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, 3 closets, mini split.
Basement: 25’ x 38’ plus 14’ x 16’ plus 14’ x 9’.  8’ ceiling.  Poured concrete floor and walls.  Tons of space for a workshop, ping pong etc.
Land: 9.665 surveyed acres.  Beds of flowering shrubs around the front door and around to the west side of the house. Two meadows, lovely old stone walls and some woods.