78 Charles St, Reading, MA 01867

3 beds1.5 baths1,539 sqft

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Built in 1940 as the "dream home" of an English couple, This property is unique and has unlimited possibilities for many types of buyers. If you want a huge yard with mature gardens, beautiful flowering trees and bushes and a tree house plus plenty of space for everything then this is the place for you.Your updates and ideas will bring this home to its full potential. Many special features include built-ins, hardwood floors, large unfinished attic space for expansion. First floor bath has a designated space for a large shower. All new windows.. Many nooks and alcoves offer charm throughout the house. Unfinished FR has space for a wine or root cellar, cedar closet plus lots of storage areas. Located near Memorial Park. Maybe this will be your dream house too. Subject to selling finding suitable housing.  More Less 


  • Lot: 0.67 acres
  • Single Family
  • Built in 1940
  • 16 days on Zillow
  • Views: 1,110 all time views
  • 5 shoppers saved this home
  • Last sold: Dec 2009 for $1
  • Price/sqft: $276
  • MLS #: 71819980


  • 499 sqft basement

      Additional Features

      • CONSTRUCTION \ Frame, ELECTRIC_FEATURE \ Circuit Breakers, ELECTRIC_FEATURE \ 200 Amps, ENERGY_FEATURES \ Storm Windows, ENTRY_ONLY \ No, EXTERIOR \ Shingles, EXTERIOR_FEATURES \ Porch - Enclosed, FLOORING \ Hardwood, LOT_DESCRIPTION \ Paved Drive, PROP_TYPE \ Single Family, ROAD_TYPE \ Public, ROAD_TYPE \ Paved, ROAD_TYPE \ Publicly Maint., ROOF_MATERIAL \ Asphalt\Fiberglass Shingles, UTILITY_CONNECTIONS \ for Electric Range, UTILITY_CONNECTIONS \ for Electric Oven, UTILITY_CONNECTIONS \ for Electric Dryer, UTILITY_CONNECTIONS \ Washer Hookup, ENERGY_FEATURES \ Storm Doors, EXTERIOR_FEATURES \ Garden Area, AMENITIES \ Park, BASEMENT_FEATURE \ Partially Finished, LOT_DESCRIPTION \ Wooded, BASEMENT_FEATURE \ Partial, FOUNDATION \ Concrete Block, EXTERIOR_FEATURES \ Porch - Screened, HOT_WATER \ Separate Booster, EXTERIOR \ Vinyl, MASTER_BATH \ No, BEACHFRONT_FLAG \ No, FLOORING \ Vinyl, FOUNDATION \ Slab, APPLIANCES \ Range, BED2_DSCRP \ Flooring - Hardwood, BED2_LEVEL \ Second Floor, BED3_LEVEL \ Second Floor, BTH1_LEVEL \ First Floor, COOLING \ None, HEATING \ Oil, KIT_DSCRP \ Flooring - Vinyl, KIT_DSCRP \ Window(s) - Picture, KIT_DSCRP \ Pantry, KIT_LEVEL \ First Floor, LEAD_PAINT \ Unknown, LIV_DSCRP \ Flooring - Hardwood, MBR_DSCRP \ Flooring - Hardwood, MBR_LEVEL \ Second Floor, SF_TYPE \ Detached, HOME_OWN_ASSOCIATION \ No, KIT_DSCRP \ Dining Area, APPLIANCES \ Disposal, BTH2_LEVEL \ Second Floor, BED3_DSCRP \ Flooring - Hardwood, BTH2_DSCRP \ Bathroom - Full, FAM_LEVEL \ First Floor, GARAGE_PARKING \ Detached, INSULATION_FEATURE \ Unknown, KIT_DSCRP \ Cabinets - Upgraded, BTH1_DSCRP \ Bathroom - Half, LIV_LEVEL \ Second Floor, HEATING \ Hot Water Radiators, OTH1_ROOM_NAME \ Foyer, BTH2_DSCRP \ Bathroom - Tiled With Tub & Shower, STYLE \ Raised Ranch, FAM_DSCRP \ Closet - Cedar, HOW_SHOWN_BB \ Call ShowingTime at 888-627-2775, HOW_SHOWN_FB \ Call ShowingTime at 888-627-2775


      • Exterior material: Metal
      • Roof type: Asphalt
      • Room count: 6
      • Stories: 2
      • Unit count: 1


      • Floor size: 1,539 sqft
      • Last remodel year: 1950
      • Parcel #: M:028.0-0000-0157.0
      • Zillow Home ID: 57103160

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      Market guide

      Zillow predicts 01867 home values will fall 0.1% next year, compared to a 0.1% decrease for Reading as a whole. Among 01867 homes, this home is 8.7% less expensive than the midpoint (median) home, but is priced 7% more per square foot.

      Foreclosures will be a factor impacting home values in the next several years. In 01867, the number of foreclosures waiting to be sold is exactly the same as for Reading, and 92.4% lower than the national average.

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