|68 Orchard St Malden Offered at: $449,900|
Welcome to 68 Orchard St in Malden. This home’s location offers the utmost convenience for the commuter, being less than a mile to Route 1 and a short 10 minute bus ride to Malden Station. We are just a short walk to the Salemwood Elementary School and the Mystic Valley Charter School. There are three public parks in the neighborhood: Roosevelt, South Broadway and Trafton. Trafton Park has recently been renovated with a tot lot, tennis courts and an off-leash dog run. The Northern Strand Bike trail travels through Maplewood on its route from the Wellington Station area, thru Malden Center and to the sea. https://www.traillink.com/trail/northern-strand-community-trail/ This home has been extensively remodeled over the past few years and is ready for the next family to enjoy many years of happiness here. Opportunity knocks, don’t delay with your offer!
A bright and Sunny space, all wide open to the Dining Room, Living Room and Kitchen. Walls have been removed for a great open concept feeling. All newer triple pane New Pro windows on the first floor too.
Living Room: A very nice size, ceiling fan with light kit, recessed lighting, hardwood floors, four big windows.
Approximately 17’2” x 12’8”.
Dining Room: Large enough to accommodate everyone on the holidays. Hardwood floors, new light fixture with fan, recessed lights, triple box bay window. Approximate size: 12’4” x 12’6”.
Kitchen: The heart of the home, all completely remodeled in 2016 …..A wonderful open space with great cabinet and counter space. KraftMaid glazed, soft close cabinets with a stylish beaded detail, dimmable under counter lighting, stone tile back splash, beautiful Quartz counter top, under mount sink with pull out sprayer faucet, tilt out sponge drawer and disposal along with a triple chrome pendant light fixture and double window over the sink. The appliances are all newer with a large French door, stainless steel refrigerator with freezer on the bottom, drop in smooth top range with self cleaning oven, built in microwave with a fan that vents to the outside, dishwasher and an additional self cleaning GE wall oven as well. The floor is tile with a tasteful pattern. The floating island also has a quartz counter top, extra storage and is on heavy duty casters. Recessed lighting and a ceiling fan here as well. Additional eating area with room for table and chairs. Approximately 10’10” x 18’2”.
Full Bath: All newer here as well with a tile floor, large tile shower stall with an adjustable head and a hand held shower wand. Upgraded sink and vanity, fan and extra storage cabinet as well.
First Floor Family Room: Heated, updated wood paneling, New Pro triple pane windows, full view storm door and carpeted. There is access to the driveway, back yard and patio. Great play room for the kids or TV Room. Approximately: 10’4” x 12’2”.
Bedroom #1: Front Bedroom, large double wide closet, two newer windows, ceiling fan with light kit, new hardwood floors, bead board ceiling. Approximately: 12’ 4” x 12’6”.
Bedroom #2: New wood flooring, double wide closet, replacement window, ceiling fan with light kit, bead board ceiling.
Approximately: 11’6” x 12’3”.
Bedroom #3: New wood floors, closet, replacement window, ceiling fan with light, bead board ceiling, deep closet. Approximately: 9’ x 9’.
Full Bath: Tile floor, spa/whirlpool tub, pedestal sink, exhaust fan with heater too. Approximately: 7’8” x 7’8”
Hallway also has new hardwood floors and attic access through newer Werner Pull down stairs. Full attic with a ton of storage space.
Utilities and Systems:
There are two forced hot air heating systems. One in the Basement that is gas and supplies heat for the first floor. This is only about 12 years young.
There is also a new (2016) forced hot air system in the attic that supplies heat and air conditioning for the second floor.
The electric is 100Amp with circuit breakers.
The hot water is supplied by a new (2016) gas tankless Navien system. No more cold showers here………….
New copper water main installed all the way to the street and there is a whole house water filter system.
All of the plumbing in the house appears to be upgraded to PVC.
Interior square footage is approximately 1,356 square feet.
Basement has been completely dry for present owner and there is access to the yard through a basement door. Basement windows replaced as well.
• The exterior of the home is wood shingles with aluminum gutters and downspouts.
• Handsome and freshly painted, 19 foot long front porch.
• Roof estimated about 12 years old.
• Huge paver patio and nice private fenced in backyard.
• Extra deck has electricity and cable line.
• A beautiful assortment of annual and perennial gardens all around the house.
• Off street parking for at least two cars.
Note all the space between your neighbors here as well……
Lot size is 3,394 square feet.
The property taxes are $4,825 for fiscal year 2018. Malden has a Residential Exemption which is a savings of $2,067. Present owner occupant pays only $2,758 in taxes.