Bernie Calvario - Hopkinton MA Real Estate, Holliston MA Real Estate



1 McHugh Lane, Hopkinton, MA 01748

Single-Family

$1,899,900
Price

10
Rooms
4
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Rare & Exciting Colonial with Equestrian amenities & old NE charm. This Spectacular estate on 9.9 acres abutting conservation/Upton State forest & Lake Whitehall trails has the tranquility of a private oasis. Custom designed & framed by century's old stone walls, offers sophisticated style, comfort & the unpretentious elegance of a true family home. The 2 story lower barn includes 2 matted horse stalls, paddock areas, 2 car garage w/twin post lift, workshop area & huge 2nd level. Tucked away on a peaceful setting amidst a private drive, rich in character the main home boasts 3 living levels w/beautiful hardwoods floors. DR graces left side, LR w/circa 1880 Antique English mantel w/brick FP opens into the french country style kitchen. A bright windowed four season sun room on right wing w/access to backyard. Cathedral step up FR sits over the garage w/18ft media screen & projector. Master suite w/roof top deck! Upper 2 story run-in-barn w/ hay loft. Endless possibilities!
Open House
Saturday
May 08 at 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Following CDC guidelines Covid19~ Masks~ social distancing.
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1 McHugh Lane, Hopkinton, MA 01748

Single-Family

$1,899,900
Price

10
Rooms
4
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Rare & Exciting Colonial with Equestrian amenities & old NE charm. This Spectacular estate on 9.9 acres abutting conservation/Upton State forest & Lake Whitehall trails has the tranquility of a private oasis. Custom designed & framed by century's old stone walls, offers sophisticated style, comfort & the unpretentious elegance of a true family home. The 2 story lower barn includes 2 matted horse stalls, paddock areas, 2 car garage w/twin post lift, workshop area & huge 2nd level. Tucked away on a peaceful setting amidst a private drive, rich in character the main home boasts 3 living levels w/beautiful hardwoods floors. DR graces left side, LR w/circa 1880 Antique English mantel w/brick FP opens into the french country style kitchen. A bright windowed four season sun room on right wing w/access to backyard. Cathedral step up FR sits over the garage w/18ft media screen & projector. Master suite w/roof top deck! Upper 2 story run-in-barn w/ hay loft. Endless possibilities!
Open House
Saturday
May 08 at 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Following CDC guidelines Covid19~ Masks~ social distancing.
More Open Houses
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 1 McHugh Lane, Hopkinton, MA 01748    Get Directions




Selling a home may seem exceedingly difficult, particularly for those who are adding a residence to the housing market for the first time. Fortunately, there are many quick, easy ways to streamline the home selling process.

Now, let's take a look at three tips that you can use to become an expert home seller.

1. Examine Housing Market Trends

The current state of the real estate market may play an important role in your ability to maximize the value of your residence.

For example, a buyer's market may feature a shortage of property buyers. When this happens, home sellers may compete against one another for property buyers' attention more than ever before, leading to below-average home prices.

It is essential to consider how a seller's market works too.

In a seller's market, there is a shortage of home sellers. This means you may be in a great position to optimize the value of your residence, particularly if you have maintained a high-quality property. In fact, you may wind up receiving multiple offers on your home as soon as it reaches a seller's market.

To find out whether you're operating in a buyer's or seller's market, you'll need to study the real estate sector closely.

Look at the prices of recently sold homes and find out how long these properties were available before they were purchased. Also, you should check out the prices of comparable homes that are currently available to find out how your house stacks up against the competition.

2. Consider the Homebuyer's Perspective

How will a homebuyer feel when he or she sees your residence for the first time? Ultimately, the first impression may dictate whether a homebuyer moves forward with your home or decides to pursue other properties.

Allocate plenty of time and resources to enhance your home's curb appeal – you'll be glad you did. Completing home maintenance tasks like mowing the lawn and clearing exterior walkways may help your house stand out in a competitive real estate landscape.

Don't forget to declutter your home's interior as well. By doing so, you can make it simple for homebuyers to imagine what life would be like if they purchase your house.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

Becoming an expert home seller rarely, if ever, happens overnight. Instead, you may need additional help along the way.

Lucky for you, real estate agents are available to teach you about the intricacies of selling a home.

A real estate agent is happy to respond to your home selling concerns and queries at any time. He or she can offer guidance throughout the home selling journey and ensure you can get the best results possible.

When it comes to selling your home, it is important to do everything you can to optimize the value of your property. And with extra support from a real estate agent, you should have no trouble stirring up plenty of interest in your residence.

Use these tips, and you can become an expert home seller in no time at all.



1 McHugh Lane, Hopkinton, MA 01748

Single-Family

$1,899,900
Price

10
Rooms
4
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Rare & Exciting Colonial with Equestrian amenities & old NE charm. This Spectacular estate on 9.9 acres abutting conservation/Upton State forest & Lake Whitehall trails has the tranquility of a private oasis. Custom designed & framed by century's old stone walls, offers sophisticated style, comfort & the unpretentious elegance of a true family home. The 2 story lower barn includes 2 matted horse stalls, paddock areas, 2 car garage w/twin post lift, workshop area & huge 2nd level. Tucked away on a peaceful setting amidst a private drive, rich in character the main home boasts 3 living levels w/beautiful hardwoods floors. DR graces left side, LR w/circa 1880 Antique English mantel w/brick FP opens into the french country style kitchen. A bright windowed four season sun room on right wing w/access to backyard. Cathedral step up FR sits over the garage w/18ft media screen & projector. Master suite w/roof top deck! Upper 2 story run-in-barn w/ hay loft. Endless possibilities!
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There comes a time when family members must confront the realities of aging. It’s not uncommon for our parents and grandparents to still be living in properties that once housed multiple family members. The upkeep required for such residencies can place an undue burden on our elders, and downsizing remains a logical solution. That brings us to what everyday people need to know about how to help loved ones relocate, so they can enjoy their golden years to the fullest.

Have A Family Conversation About Moving

It’s not uncommon for well-meaning people to get frustrated when elders resist the notion of change. However, the sometimes difficult conversation about a valued elder’s diminishing ability to maintain a household must be approached with compassion and express the underlying loving intentions.

Keep in mind that they may have deep emotional connections to family homes, and you may be part of those feelings. From a parent or grandparent's perspective, leaving that place involves no longer living in a space where children took their first steps and other milestones. These connections are genuine, and it’s essential to bridge the conversation with facts, as well as feelings. These are items to discuss with great sensitivity.

  • Downsizing Provides A Manageable Space
  • Moving Could Bring Family Members Closer Together
  • The Process Is About Returning The Care You Received

It’s crucial to listen attentively to the emotional and fact-based issues that your elders bring up. Finding adequate resolutions can go a long way to laying the groundwork for a smooth transition.

Put Together A Moving Day Plan

Because the move is likely to include downsizing, creating a plan about what happens to items that will not make the trip remains a vital first step. Your loved one may have sentimental attachments to bulky furniture and a garage filled with boxed memories. Finding a suitable home for items that are not sellable or discardable is a must. Talking to your elder family members about passing on important heirlooms and keepsakes can yield a positive result. Other items might be good candidates for a self-storage unit. 

Tips

Sort And Organize

Securing items in labeled boxes that designate a particular room generally improves moving logistics. This process often requires more time and energy than the actual move and unpacking. Gathering friends and relatives to work through this labor-intensive aspect can streamline the time and make it more enjoyable for all. It’s sort of like a mini family gathering and worth a potluck meal or ordering pizza.

Moving Day Matters

Having appropriate-sized moving vehicles and enough strong backs are absolutely necessary. Successful moves often enlist a few extra friends to account for no-shows and the possibility of underestimating the amount of labor needed. Pack the vehicles with diligent care to minimize breaks and damage.

Efficient unloading entails placing each labeled box in its respective room for unpacking. It may be worthwhile to select a few team members to immediately begin unpacking necessities and setting up essentials such as a bed, table, chairs, and other items needed for prompt livability.

Making the moving experience a joyous event for your loved ones sets a tone that they are gaining an improved quality of life experience. It’s all about love and good logistics. 




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