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Spotlight: Arlington HOMES of the Week!

St. Patrick's Day is almost here which is just another sign that spring is on the way (really, it is).

Has your dream home been elusive as a leprechaun? Then we've got the pot o' gold at the end of your rainbow. We have three beautiful homes of the week, each with its own character and lucky charm :)

23 Russell Street

23 Russell streetLocated a short distance to Arlington Center and the Minuteman Bike Path, this Mansard Victorian has been restored and renovated by the current and previous owners during their years of ownership. Featuring beautiful moldings, exquisite built-ins, French doors, ornate detailing on the faux fireplace in the living room and dining room, pocket doors, slate roof, and gleaming hardwood floors. Some updates and modern amenities have been added such as central air to the second and third floors, laundry was brought up to the second floor, cherry and granite kitchen, spa-like jetted tub in one of the three baths. With over 3000 square feet of living space this 12 room 4/5 bedroom three bath home is a wonderful blend of old meets new in a perfect location. A recent improvement was the addition of the bluestone front walk way and the porch. There is a three-season porch off the kitchen. The oversized flat yard is perfect for playing or summertime entertaining. The basement offers tons of storage space. (MLS# 71644252)

Listed: $925,000

What's Nearby: Arlington Center shops and restaurants, Minuteman Bike Path, Mass. Ave., public transportation.

343 Ridge Street

343 Ridge

Located in Morningside and the award winning Blue Ribbon Stratton School district, this versatile Cape-style home offers so much and has a wonderful oasis of a rear yard. The first floor offers a spacious living room with a fireplace and built-in shelves, a large eat-in-kitchen offers direct access to a three-season porch. There is one bedroom and another room the current owners are using as a bedroom which could be a dining room or den. The bathrooms both were recently updated. The second floor has two spacious bedrooms with built-in shelves, wall to wall carpeting over hardwood floors. One bedroom offers a skylight. The lower level features a wonderful family room or play room with wall to wall carpeting. There is a ¾ bath in the lower level. This home has been meticulously maintained with many updates including a four-year old roof and newer heating, hot water and updated electrical panel. (MLS #71644253)

Listed: $589,000

What's Nearby: Morningside neighborhood, Mass. Ave., public transportation, Minuteman Bikeway, Stratton School.

68 Thorndike Street, U:68

68 Thorndike St.Looking for a bright and airy condo in vibrant East Arlington? Then this is for you! With over 1900 square feet of living space on two floors, this wonderful upper level condo has four spacious bedrooms and two full size bathrooms. Offering a very open floor plan, there's tons of natural light that streams through the numerous windows into the living area. The kitchen is open to the dining and living room and it's great for entertaining. The sun porch is a perfect place to relax and enjoy year-round. Located in a prime neighborhood of East Arlington, the condo features a WalkScore of 78 "Very Walkable!" with great access to Mass. Ave., Alewife Station and the Minuteman Bike Path! There is parking for two cars and the yard is common. A great place to call home! (MLS# 71644254)

Listed: $489,000

What's Nearby: East Arlington shops and restaurants, Minuteman Bikeway, Mass. Ave., Alewife Station, public transportation.


Address Rooms Bed Bath Style Price
207 Crosby St. 8 4 3f 1h Tudor $1,049,000
31 Peter Tufts Rd. 6 3 2f 0h Colonial $549,000
69 Falmouth Rd. 9 4 2f 1h Colonial $699,000
23 Russell St. 13 4 3f 0h Victorian $925,000
343 Ridge St. 7 4 2f 0h Cape $589,000


Address Rooms Bed Bath Style Price
29 Amsden St. U:1 5 2 1f 0h 2/3 Family


68 Thorndike St. U:68 8 4 2f 0h 2/3 Family


122 Lake St. U:1 6 2 1f 0h 2/3 Family


72 Williams St. U:72 6 2 1f 0h Townhouse