Arlington Home of the Week: 134 Rawson Road, U1

This classic condominium in East Arlington offers vintage constructive designs with beautiful period enhancements.

This condominium flaunts many of the timeless features that make Arlington's rich real estate market so popular. Its exterior architecture is a great illustration of local period residences and its interior features, such as oversized windows, gleaming hardwood floors, wood moldings and decorative enhancements only add to its charm and character. Fear not, however, this property has also been beautifully cared for and maintained, including the installation of newer windows and a new porch this year.

This bright and sunny first-floor unit offers two generously-sized bedrooms, a lovely living room with a charming bay of elongated windows, a dining room with a built-in china cabinet, a lovely kitchen with a pantry for supplemental culinary storage and one full (with a vintage claw foot tub) and half baths.

Other amenities and conveniences within this unit are gas heat, central air conditioning, garage parking for one car and tandem parking for a second vehicle, a rear porch and one pet is allowed to join their owner. The property also boasts 4,500 square feet of living space in a fenced-in yard and common expenses are conveniently shared for water, snow removal, mater insurance and landscaping.

In terms of location, this communal structure, referred to as Riverview Condos, is handily sited in East Arlington in a beautiful, quiet neighborhood with views of the Mystic River and easy access to Rte. 93, Clarendon Hill and public transportation, including the Mass. Ave. bus and the West Medford commuter train. Condominium living, especially within a smaller community can be a great financial alternative to purchasing a single family home. and with this vintage 87 year-old property, owners can experience a more carefree lifestyle with minimal labor while residing within one of Arlington's classic architectural addresses.

Location: 134 Rawson Road, U1

Price: $349,900

Rooms: 6

Bedrooms: 2

Baths: 1 full, 1 half

Living Area: 928 sq. ft.

Listing Agent: Cathy Shea, Bowes Real Estate Real Living, 781-645-0553

Open House: Sunday, December 9, 12:30-2 p.m.

If you are a realtor or a home owner selling a home and want to be featured in an upcoming Home of the Week, please email Michele Taranto at m.taranto@aol.com.


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