Douglas Danzey | Newburyport Real Estate, West Newbury Real Estate, Newbury Real Estate


One of the perks of moving out of an apartment into a home is having your very own outdoor space. Depending on how close to the city you live, you may not get much of a yard with your home. If you’re looking for that perfect outdoor space to dwell in, read on for some tips on buying a house with a yard. If you check the yard out, you could save yourself from facing problems further down the road. 


Are The Trees In Good Condition?


While mature trees in a yard are a sure fire way to have privacy and shade, the trees must be safe. You want any trees in your yard to be healthy. Otherwise, during a storm, you may have an issue with falling trees. If you have a lot of trees in your yard, it may be a good idea to hire an arborist who can tell you if the trees are safe. Tree removal can be costly, so you’ll need to plan for this expense if your yard has many trees.


How Safe The Outdoor Living Areas?


You should check out any outdoor living areas the yard has. If the home comes with a patio, or gazebo the soundness of the structures should be checked. Any cement should be free of cracks or crumble.


The Layout Of The Lot


There is more to a yard than the size of a property. You should keep in mind where the home is situated on the lot. Is the front yard more prominent than the backyard? Is the home on a slope? Is there a chance water will pool near the foundation of the house? All of these questions are important for the long-term health of the property. 


How Much Yard Are You Willing To Care For?


You need to know how large of a yard you’re actually willing to care for. For many buyers, a small yard is just enough. Other buyers aim to care for a large lawn the many flowerbeds. The larger the yard, the more possibilities you have. If you are willing to take the extra time and incur the additional expense that a large yard will cost, it could be a good feature to look for. Yard size may also narrow down your home search considerably. 


Buying a home with a yard can be a great decision, all you need is to understand your own preferences and ability to care for properties of different sizes.        




2 Harvest Drive, North Andover, MA 01845

Condo

$298,898
Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Welcome home to your garden level unit just steps from your assigned parking and conveniently located close to the clubhouse pool and fitness center. This beautifully renovated two bedroom condo has an open floor plan and is filled with light. Entertain your friends and family in your open kitchen with brand new stainless appliances, granite countertops, top of the line, full height cabinets, a pantry closet and a wine fridge. The kitchen is open to the freshly painted living and dining area with designer, laminate flooring. The bathroom is open and fresh with stylish granite, end your day in your jacuzzi before retreating to your master bedroom for the day. There is laundry in the unit and plenty of closet space. The grounds and clubhouse are beautifully maintained with a heated pool, a gathering room, a fitness center and there is ample parking for guests. This unit is designed for easy living and the location is convenient to highways and shopping.
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May 19 at 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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2 Harvest Drive, North Andover, MA 01845

Condo

$298,898
Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Welcome home to your garden level unit just steps from your assigned parking and conveniently located close to the clubhouse pool and fitness center. This beautifully renovated two bedroom condo has an open floor plan and is filled with light. Entertain your friends and family in your open kitchen with brand new stainless appliances, granite countertops, top of the line, full height cabinets, a pantry closet and a wine fridge. The kitchen is open to the freshly painted living and dining area with designer, laminate flooring. The bathroom is open and fresh with stylish granite, end your day in your jacuzzi before retreating to your master bedroom for the day. There is laundry in the unit and plenty of closet space. The grounds and clubhouse are beautifully maintained with a heated pool, a gathering room, a fitness center and there is ample parking for guests. This unit is designed for easy living and the location is convenient to highways and shopping.
Open House
Saturday
May 19 at 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Location: 2 Harvest Drive, North Andover, MA 01845    Get Directions

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3 River Rd, West Newbury, MA 01985

Single-Family

$649,000
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Welcome to the former summer home of Lord Timothy Dexter. This warm and inviting home is the perfect combination of old and new. The cooks kitchen with a fireplace and wood burning stove has a six burner Viking Range, a wall oven, stainless appliances, granite counter tops, gorgeous wide pine floors, beamed ceilings and an amazing view of the landscape and the Merrimac River. There are three other fireplaces in the home, a formal dining room and living room with high beamed ceilings and beautiful architectural period detail. You will not want to leave your large master bedroom suite with a woodburing fireplace, cathedral ceilings and a spa bath with a granite double vanity, radiant heat, a solar powered skylight and an oversized steam room/shower with two large rain shower heads. This home has been meticulously maintained with new windows and siding in 2017 and the roof and septic were installed in 2012. This home is not to be missed!
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Sunday
May 20 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Location: 3 River Rd, West Newbury, MA 01985    Get Directions

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18 Lane Ten Acres Rd, Merrimac, MA 01860

Single-Family

$594,900
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Summer is coming and this home is a stones throw from Lake Attitash. Though, since our spring has been chilly, you'll likely start off enjoying the fireplace in your gorgeous family room with coffered ceilings. This home is sure to impress with it's large eat-in kitchen, granite counter tops, brushed stainless appliances and breakfast bar. Entertaining is seamless with sliding doors leading to your generously sized deck and fenced in backyard! The first floor is complete with a formal dining room, den, 1/2 bath and laundry. On the second floor you will find a master en suite, three additional bedrooms, second full bathroom and walk up stairway for your waiting to be finished third floor with full sized windows. Still want to finish more space? The basement has high ceilings and also has full sized windows. This home is conveniently located near both rte 495 and rte 95 and is in the Pentucket school system. A 15 minute drive to the train, this home is a commuters dream.
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May 20 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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