On the Market: An Adorable Medford Tudor with Gothic Flair
Take a gander at the gorgeous pointed arch windows that adorn the master bedroom.
17 Essex St., Medford
Size: 2,278 square feet
One glance at this quaint Medford abode will put you in a good mood. Just look at that herringbone walkway, the brick facade accented by chunks by granite, and the steep gabled roof. And those pointed arch windows that you can glimpse from the sidewalk take on a whole new look once you head inside. In the master bedroom, dusty blue walls and dark hardwood floors are illuminated by an overhead skylight and four of those massive, Gothic windows. Not only do they amp up the scale of the already huge bedroom, but they inundate the space with sunlight. The ensuite bathroom has a skylight and pointed arch of its own, plus travertine tiling all along the floors, a rain shower, and airy cathedral ceilings.
The first floor goes all in on sunlight, too, with a wall of windows next to a grand stone fireplace in the living room, and a kitchen outfitted with reflective stainless appliances and bright white cabinetry. A large pass-through window opens into the dining room, which, along with the wine rack that’s built into that wall, makes for a seamless setup for entertaining—or simply getting dinner on the table efficiently. In fact, says listing agent Jill McTague, the previous owners were known to play up the medieval elements of their home and throw fantastic Halloween bashes.
As for the backyard, the Tudor-style dwelling’s rear doors lead out onto a stone patio and green, terraced lawn. There’s even a hot tub perfect for warming up while taking a dip even in the most fickle Massachusetts weather.
For information, Jill McTague, RE/MAX Andrew Realty Services, remax.com.
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