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Shopping in Framingham

This town 20 miles west of Boston offers a varied housing stock.

By Elizabeth Gehrman
December 12, 2010

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15 Lakeview Avenue

Square footage > 2,129

Lot size > 9,148 square feet

Bedrooms > 4

Baths > 2 full

2010 taxes > $5,565

Last sold for > $384,000 in 2007

> PROS This house on a hill offers privacy and treetop views. Enter into the living room, which has hardwood floors, a fireplace, and built-in bookshelves. The eat-in kitchen was recently updated with a long granite breakfast bar. Also on the first floor are a dining room, a bedroom, a full bath, and a family room with cathedral ceiling and skylights. Upstairs, the master is quite large and shares a hall bath with two other bedrooms that are attached to each other. Finishing the basement would add about 700 square feet. > conS It has textured ceilings. > CONTACT Robin Gilman, RE/Max Executive Realty, Holliston, 508-733-1333,


2 Cherry Oca Lane

Square footage > 2,136

Lot size 20,473 square feet

Bedrooms > 4

Baths > 2 full, 1 half

2010 taxes > $5,603

Last sold for > $535,000 in 2003

> PROS In this well-maintained Colonial, the living room is to the right of the foyer and the family room with fireplace to the left. Behind them are the large eat-in kitchen, with white cabinets and appliances, and the dining room, both of which have sliders to a wraparound deck. The second-floor master is sizable, with a walk-in closet and an en suite bath with jetted tub, separate shower, and two sinks. The other three bedrooms share a hall bath, also with two sinks. The basement offers a playroom, rec room, and den. > conS Some of the finishes could use updating. > CONTACT Marsha Marks, Hammond Residential, Framingham, 508-361-3444,


2 Garvey Road

Square footage > 2,442

Lot size > 45,302 square feet

Bedrooms > 3

Baths > 2 full, 1 half

2010 taxes > $7,605

Last sold for > $567,500 in 2004

> PROS This contemporary-split appears plain on the outside, but inside it’s anything but. Its entry hall looks down on a living room with cathedral ceiling, skylights, and fireplace. Its dining room is open to both a sunny family room and an eat-in kitchen with stainless appliances and granite countertops. Up a few steps is the master suite; down a few is a door to the garage. On the second floor, two bedrooms share a hall bath with soaking tub and separate shower. The basement has an exercise room and wine cellar. > conS The master bathroom is a bit small. > CONTACT David Ferrini, N.B. Taylor & Co. Realtors, Sudbury, 774-279-1020,

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