Carol Snider & Laura Snider Cooperman, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage | Metrowest Real Estate



10 Carter Drive, Framingham, MA 01701

Single-Family

$544,500
Price

10
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Set on an acre, private, professionally landscaped, wooded lot in North Framingham, this 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath split entry has been lovingly maintained and updated by its longtime owners. Features include a beautiful cathedral ceiling family room addition with closets and built-ins and atrium door to large composite deck and patio. So light and bright!! New boiler (2017), 2 fireplaces, hardwood floors, central air conditioning, recessed lighting. European kitchen with abundant cabinetry, roll out drawers, storage and tile backsplash. Recently redone main bath with heat lamp and fan, newly tiled walls with accent tiles, white vanity with grey sink, a new toilet and Hollywood lights. The exterior boasts an underground sprinkler system, Roof (2009), gutters/downspouts, stone walls, chimney caps and the exterior was recently painted! 2 car garage! Bonus room and a playroom with brick fireplace wall on lower level. Security system. Cream puff!!
Open House
Sunday
November 18 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Lovely home on a treed acre lot in sought after neighborhood. Don't miss the beautiful family room addition! Work from home in the lower level office/study without having to use one of the 4 bedrooms. Two fireplaces - one on each level!
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10 Carter Drive, Framingham, MA 01701

Single-Family

$544,500
Price

10
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Set on an acre, private, professionally landscaped, wooded lot in North Framingham, this 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath split entry has been lovingly maintained and updated by its longtime owners. Features include a beautiful cathedral ceiling family room addition with closets and built-ins and atrium door to large composite deck and patio. So light and bright!! New boiler (2017), 2 fireplaces, hardwood floors, central air conditioning, recessed lighting. European kitchen with abundant cabinetry, roll out drawers, storage and tile backsplash. Recently redone main bath with heat lamp and fan, newly tiled walls with accent tiles, white vanity with grey sink, a new toilet and Hollywood lights. The exterior boasts an underground sprinkler system, Roof (2009), gutters/downspouts, stone walls, chimney caps and the exterior was recently painted! 2 car garage! Bonus room and a playroom with brick fireplace wall on lower level. Security system. Cream puff!!
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses





10 Carter Drive, Framingham, MA 01701

Single-Family

$559,900
Price

10
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Set on an acre, private, professionally landscaped, wooded lot in North Framingham, this 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath split entry has been lovingly maintained and updated by its longtime owners. Features include a beautiful cathedral ceiling family room addition with closets and built-ins and atrium door to large composite deck and patio. So light and bright!! New boiler (2017), 2 fireplaces, hardwood floors, central air conditioning, recessed lighting. European kitchen with abundant cabinetry, roll out drawers, storage and tile backsplash. Recently redone main bath with heat lamp and fan, newly tiled walls with accent tiles, white vanity with grey sink, a new toilet and Hollywood lights. The exterior boasts an underground sprinkler system, Roof (2009), gutters/downspouts, stone walls, chimney caps and the exterior was recently painted! 2 car garage! Bonus room and a playroom with brick fireplace wall on lower level. Security system. Cream puff!!
Open House
Saturday
October 27 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Set on an acre+ of wooded privacy, is this pristine 4 bedroom 2 1/2 split in N Framingham! Enjoy the dramatic cathedral ceiling first floor family room with built ins and walls of windows! Abundant cabinetry in kit! Hdwd floors, C/A, Bonus room on lower level with playroom, 2 fireplaces, 2 car garage! New boiler, replaced roof and windows, updated baths. Large composite deck and lovely patio in rear. Special property in most convenient neighborhood. Over 2400 sq ft of living space Please visit!
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