Saturday, October 23, 2010

6 Rockland St. | Melrose, Massachusetts real estate & homes - Located approximately 7 miles north of Boston is Melrose, Massachusetts, a city with a population of just over 27,000 residents. Situated in the center of a triangle created by I-93, I-95 and Route 1, it's serviced with 3 commuter rail stations and the nearby Orange Line, as well as numerous bus routes, so it well positioned for an easy commute!

Melrose Highlands is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Melrose. A tranquil neighborhood of 19th century architecture, it's just a short walk from downtown Melrose as well as several public transportation options.

This classic Victorian offers six bedrooms, three full baths, soaring ceilings, gleaming
hardwood floors and great light throughout. Best of all, it's walking distance to Whip Hill and the Fells reservation, and just around the corner from the bus to the Oak Grove Orange Line station! It's also just a short walk to the Melrose Highlands Commuter Rail stop and schools.

If you enjoy entertaining, you've discovered the perfect home!

For those who welcome guests or have need for space, you' ll appreciate the gracious
sized rooms as well as the numerous architectural details that are found throughout the home.

The super inviting, extended wrap around porch is the perfect space to extend your entertaining outdoors during the warmer months.

The living room features backlit coved ceilings and a bow window. Pocket French doors open to the comfortable family room anchored by a wood stove - the perfect compliment to our beautiful New England winters.

The formal dining room is bright and sunlit, and features a large built in china cabinet.

For the cook in the family, the updated kitchen boasts granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. The is also a half bath off of kitchen.

The hospitality of this home extends to the second level, where you find a separate laundry room with closet.

Replacement windows can be found throughout this home.

The lower level living suite, not shown, features a bedroom, living room, a ¾ bath, food prep area and private patio and separate entrance. Perfect for guests, an au pair site or extended family.

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