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26 Flagg Rd, Westford, MA 01886

Single-Family

$944,900
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
3
Baths
Ready for occupancy in 30:days. This amazing new construction in prime Westford location still allows time for your final touches. A beautiful 8 room, 4 bedroom, 3 full bath Colonial is situated on a level 1/ 3/4 acre landscaped lot with an attached 3 car garage and walk out basement. This open floor plan features a gourmet fully appliance kitchen with double oven,pantry & large island with granite or quartz counter counters, still time for you to choose. A pretty breakfast area opens to a 20x12 Trex deck with white vinyl railing system. A beautiful fire-placed cathedral family room is perfect for entertaining & family gathering. Formal dining room with wainscoting and chair rail. Hardwood flooring through-out the first floor, upstairs hall & stairway. Four good sized bedrooms with wall to wall carpeting, 2 full bath and separate laundry room complete the upper level. FHA/Gas heat with Central Air. This custom home is located in a great location just outside Westford Center.
Open House
Sunday
February 18 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Location: 26 Flagg Rd, Westford, MA 01886    Get Directions

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Welcome home to this expansive, classic colonial set on 1.7 acre picturesque lot on a cul de sac in private neighborhood. Original owners, this well loved home has an entertaining, flowing floorplan, from the welcoming foyer, to lovely fireplaced living room, to gracious dining room. Large, warm country kitchen opens to bright, separate dining area flanked by two large bay windows. Large, attached family room has 13 foot cathedral ceiling, an additional fireplace, and flows through to bright, four season sunroom overlooking the private grounds. An oversized, 36' x 20' deck provides outdoor entertaining. Upstairs offers a master suite with full master bath and an additional three bedrooms. Plenty of storage space in full walk out basement or in oversized garage with loft storage area. This is a spacious, gathering home with a warm feeling ready to welcome you and yours! Open Houses this weekend, Sat and Sun, 11 - 1.

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4 Hawthorne Lane, Chelmsford, MA 01824

Single-Family

$610,000
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Welcome home to this expansive, classic colonial set on 1.7 acre picturesque lot on a cul de sac in private neighborhood. Original owners, this well loved home has an entertaining, flowing floorplan, from the welcoming foyer, to lovely fireplaced living room, to gracious dining room. Large, warm country kitchen opens to bright, separate dining area flanked by two large bay windows. Large, attached family room has 13 foot cathedral ceiling, an additional fireplace, and flows through to bright, four season sunroom overlooking the private grounds. An oversized, 36' x 20' deck provides outdoor entertaining. Upstairs offers a master suite with full master bath and an additional three bedrooms. Plenty of storage space in full walk out basement or in oversized garage with loft storage area. This is a spacious, gathering home with a warm feeling ready to welcome you and yours! Open Houses this weekend, Sat and Sun, 11 - 1.
Open House
Saturday
February 17 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Location: 4 Hawthorne Lane, Chelmsford, MA 01824    Get Directions

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4 Hawthorne Lane, Chelmsford, MA 01824

Single-Family

$610,000
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Welcome home to this expansive, classic colonial set on 1.7 acre picturesque lot on a cul de sac in private neighborhood. Original owners, this well loved home has an entertaining, flowing floorplan, from the welcoming foyer, to lovely fireplaced living room, to gracious dining room. Large, warm country kitchen opens to bright, separate dining area flanked by two large bay windows. Large, attached family room has 13 foot cathedral ceiling, an additional fireplace, and flows through to bright, four season sunroom overlooking the private grounds. An oversized, 36' x 20' deck provides outdoor entertaining. Upstairs offers a master suite with full master bath and an additional three bedrooms. Plenty of storage space in full walk out basement or in oversized garage with loft storage area. This is a spacious, gathering home with a warm feeling ready to welcome you and yours! Open Houses this weekend, Sat and Sun, 11 - 1.
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