Occupying this stunning 102 year old Victorian will be like taking step back in time. It has been beautifully restored and still boasts many period details, such as stained glass windows, simple architectural lines and gracious features. Its elegance is expressed through the traditional design of its current owners as well as the continued maintenance it has received from its generations of conscientious previous residents.
The charming 14 x 10 square foot front foyer suitably introduces the character and integrity of the house Three common rooms make up the first level with a formal living room, a large 15 x 13 square foot dining area drenched in soothing neutrals, an adjacent, classic 12 x 12 eat-in kitchen and a half bath. The third floor includes a 15 x 13 square foot master bedroom with custom-built cabinetry, two spacious bedrooms and a full bath. The third story walk-up provides a great studio space as well as great views of the historic Mount Gilboa district.
Even the grounds are reminiscent of the home's period with a beautifully manicured, fenced-in lush backyard, greenery and trees, mature plantings, walkways, archways, picturesque gardens and a brick patio. Thoughts and worries will melt away as residents will feel they are transplanted into a turn of the century English garden.
The character and spirit of this house is perfectly captured curbside with its epoch architecture, whimsical colors, striking slopes and welcoming front porch. Passers-by must surely admire this historic home and likely wonder about its history and the residents who have resided within their wall. Well, one fortunate potential homebuyer will not need to wonder; the unique opportunity has just become available to become one of the those residential ancestors.
Location: 195 Westminster Ave.
Baths: 1 full, 1 half
Living Area: 1,536 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 7,425 sq. ft. (.17 acre)
Listing Agent: James Nagle, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage-Arlington, 781-910-1478