1850s Home Under Renovation For 4 Years Hits Market

WESTBOROUGH, MA — This home has all the charm of the mid 19th Century with all the technology of the 21st Century.

This home in the downtown Westborough area has been under renovation for four years, and just recently hit the market. The home was originally built in the 1850s in the Italianate style, featuring the tell-tale lookout tower on top.

Here are the details:

  • Address: 43 Church St, Westborough, Massachusetts
  • Price: $1,500,000
  • Square Feet: 5500
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 4 Full and 1 Half Baths
  • Built: 1855
  • Features: After four years of renovations, the master builder has completed a masterpiece. Replicating every detail of the exterior from the classic corbels to the slated hip roof, and updating every inch of the interior from the wine cellar to the cupola, his attention to detail is amazing in this 1840’s Italianate smart home. With natural light streaming through tall windows, a cheery warmth flows through the first floor reaching every corner of the open concept design. The sunken living room offers a tiled fireplace and built-in television unit. Black palm cabinets, colorful tile, and chic pendant lights dress the kitchen in modern fashion – its accessories include top-of-the-line appliances and a large center island. A walk-out bay window is the perfect place to enjoy a morning beverage and a book from the built-in book shelves opposite it. Spacious, the dining area has a wall of glass with French doors that lead to a patio and firepit as well as floor windows that emit natural light into the wine room. Off the mudroom sits an office with carved doors from the 1700’s. Either a floating staircase or an elevator gives access to the second floor that houses a master en suite , a second office, laundry, and an entrance to an Au Pair apartment; and to the third floor with its family room, two bedrooms, and a bathroom. And yes, there is a stairway to the cupola! Close to town, this home has a large, private yard and a renovated barn with spaces for two vehicles, a bathroom, a dog-washing area, and a second-floor wood shop. Attention to detail is amazing and the craftsmanship makes this home a masterpiece!

This listing originally appeared on realtor.com. For more information and photos, click here.

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