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There are many great reasons to plan ahead for the homebuying journey. And if you start planning today, you may be able to enjoy a stress-free homebuying experience.



69 Birch Street, Peabody, MA 01960

West Peabody

Single-Family

$629,900
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2
Baths
WEST PEABODY BURKE SCHOOL LOCATION! THIS PROPERTY SAYS "WELCOME HOME" WITH IT'S WARM AND INVITING ATMOSPHERE! Living/Kitchen/Dining combination with an open floor plan for today's lifestyle. Living room with picture window & Brazilian cherry HW floors. Outstanding kitchen with an island large enough for the entire family to congregate w/updated SS appliances, granite, pendant & recessed lighting and atrium doors that lead to the outside deck. WOW - you will love the designer bath w/ double granite vanity & tiled shower. Master bedroom with vaulted ceilings, bamboo flooring, walk-in closet, skylight and direct access to bath. Lower level offers an inviting family room with access to a glass framed sun room. Tremendous IN-LAW potential w/ a cherry cabinet kitchen and fourth bedroom w/ walk-in closet. LL family room could be used as additional extended family living space. Sensational deck that over looks the spacious yard w/ an above ground pool. Steps to the Burke School.
Open House
Saturday
February 15 at 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
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28 Curwen Road, Peabody, MA 01960

West Peabody

Single-Family

$599,900
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2
Baths
RUN DON'T WALK TO THIS REMARKABLE WEST PEABODY RANCH WITH A YARD THAT HAS ALL THE FIXINS FOR SUMMER FUN! DREAMY NEW white kitchen with granite counters, portable island, SS appliances, stylish tile flooring and separate 10x6 breakfast nook. Kitchen is open to the sitting room where you can relax in front of the electric fireplace & watch TV. Plenty of room for those holiday dinners in the formal dining room with a vaulted ceiling & wood stove insert .This room opens to a glassed enclosed four HEATED four seasons room bringing the outdoors inside w/ beautiful views of the backyard. Dining room could be an optional living room. Master bedroom with a 3/4 bath. One of the four bedrooms currently being used as a family room located right off the kitchen w/electric FP & generous closet space. Laundry area, Central air, new water heater & driveway. Backyard offers something for the entire family w/ an above ground pool, tree house, tikki hut, sauna , pergola, fruit trees and more!
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Saturday
February 15 at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
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69 Birch Street, Peabody, MA 01960

West Peabody

Single-Family

$629,900
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2
Baths
WEST PEABODY BURKE SCHOOL LOCATION! THIS PROPERTY SAYS "WELCOME HOME" WITH IT'S WARM AND INVITING ATMOSPHERE! Living/Kitchen/Dining combination with an open floor plan for today's lifestyle. Living room with picture window & Brazilian cherry HW floors. Outstanding kitchen with an island large enough for the entire family to congregate w/updated SS appliances, granite, pendant & recessed lighting and atrium doors that lead to the outside deck. WOW - you will love the designer bath w/ double granite vanity & tiled shower. Master bedroom with vaulted ceilings, bamboo flooring, walk-in closet, skylight and direct access to bath. Lower level offers an inviting family room with access to a glass framed sun room. Tremendous IN-LAW potential w/ a cherry cabinet kitchen and fourth bedroom w/ walk-in closet. LL family room could be used as additional extended family living space. Sensational deck that over looks the spacious yard w/ an above ground pool. Steps to the Burke School.
Open House
Saturday
February 15 at 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
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Location: 69 Birch Street, Peabody, MA 01960    Get Directions

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1 Naumkeag Road, Peabody, MA 01960

West Peabody

Single-Family

$679,900
Price

10
Rooms
6
Beds
3/2
Full/Half Baths
LOCATED IN THE DESIRABLE SYMPHONY PARK & BURKE SCHOOL NEIGHBORHOOD OF WEST PEABODY YOU WILL FIND THIS WONDERFUL COLONIAL HOME WITH A LEGAL IN-LAW APARTMENT! This home offers lots of living space with a nice open floor plan on the first level. Living room w/sliding doors to the exterior currently being used as a dining room. Kitchen offers white cabinets w/stainless steel appliances and is open to a dining area. Just off the kitchen is a cozy family room w/ warm and inviting gas fireplace and half bath w/laundry. Four bedrooms on the first level w/ additional half & full bath. King Size Master bedroom on 2nd level with walk-in closet, additional 2nd closet and master bath w/Jacuzzi & double sink vanity. Fantastic sunny IN-LAW on 2nd level open living/din /kitchen space, one bedroom a full bath with laundry and outdoor deck. You will LOVE the flat level yard with vinyl fencing, above ground pool, deck and shed for storage. GAS HEATING , storage room, updated water heater.
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Sunday
February 16 at 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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