Byron Ford - Berkshire Hathaway Home Services - Mel Antonio Real Estate



147 Ricketson St., New Bedford, MA 02744

Single-Family

$359,900
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Motivated seller, purchased new home! Beautiful South End Cape, walking distance to Fort Taber and beaches. Open floor plan with beautiful, light, solid wood cabinets, tiled kitchen and hardwood throughout the 1st floor living area. Off the kitchen is a large deck overlooking the fenced in yard. 3 nice size bedrooms, all have new wall to wall carpeting, and 2 full baths. En suite on 2nd floor is sweet. New sprinkler system recently installed and central vacuum is an added bonus.
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147 Ricketson St., New Bedford, MA 02744

Single-Family

$359,900
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Motivated seller, purchased new home! Beautiful South End Cape, walking distance to Fort Taber and beaches. Open floor plan with beautiful, light, solid wood cabinets, tiled kitchen and hardwood throughout the 1st floor living area. Off the kitchen is a large deck overlooking the fenced in yard. 3 nice size bedrooms, all have new wall to wall carpeting, and 2 full baths. En suite on 2nd floor is sweet. New sprinkler system recently installed and central vacuum is an added bonus.
Open House
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212 Maple St., New Bedford, MA 02740

Single-Family

$269,900
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Dreaming of living in the wonderful Buttonwood Park/St Luke's Hospital area? Now is your chance with this lovely Maple St colonial. Home features a large living room with fireplace, big dining room and spacious eat in kitchen with butler's pantry. Enter the front to a foyer that is charming and spacious. Gleaming hardwood floors in most rooms. Bedrooms are all quite large with good sized closet space Bathroom is tiled and very appealing. There is a walk-up attic and with heat added, could be very nice living space. Home has a nice size back yard and off-street parking for two cars.
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This Single-Family in Dartmouth, MA recently sold for $255,000. This Cottage style home was sold by Byron R. Ford, Jr - Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Mel Antonio Real Estate.


149 Stackhouse Street, Dartmouth, MA 02748

Single-Family

$249,900
Price
$255,000
Sale Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Great starter home with many upgrades on large, fenced yard on corner lot. Updates include a newer roof, vinyl siding, replacement windows and a new furnace. Crown molding, ceiling fans and nice laminate flooring highlight the spacious first floor. Don't forget about the first floor laundry, finished room in the basement, above ground pool and massive shed!

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