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Posted on 09/28/2022
Another Property Sold - 206 North Rolling Acres Road, Cheshire, CT 06410
Welcome to this lovely 3 bedroom ranch in the North Cheshire area. Terrific one level living! The spacious living room has sparkling hardwood floors, and a beautiful fireplace, this leads to a large family room with a vaulted ceiling with large windows to bring in the natural light. It also has an eat-in kitchen with hardwood floors and a formal dining room. This is a great home to entertain in or to create your own personal oasis. There are ceiling fans throughout the home and the furnace and hot water heater were replaced approximately 4 years...
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Posted on 09/25/2022
Lock-in mortgage rate: Benefits & disadvantages
With mortgage rates constantly fluctuating, many lenders...
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Posted on 09/24/2022
Another Property Sold - 41 Cody Avenue, Plainville, CT 06062
Charming cape in a great location! The perfect home to enjoy now and add some finishing touches to make it yours as you go! A comfy, casual living room is a perfect spot for relaxing after a long day featuring a gas fireplace. A dining room that easily caters for large gatherings and opens to the welcoming, spacious kitchen with a door to the side deck leading to the back yard. The bedroom on the main level is perfect for guests or a home office. Full bath. Laundry conveniently located on the first floor with laundry chute. Upstairs are two spacious bedrooms and another full bath. Brand new tankless combo boiler/water offering hot water on...
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Posted on 09/20/2022
21 Monhege Path, Marlborough, CT 06447 is now new to the market!
Enjoy the beauty of all the seasons in this serene country setting. This traditional 4-bedroom colonial in a quiet cul de sac has so much to offer it is hard to know where to begin. Enter through the side door to a large breezeway that has the dual function of a family room, with a wood stove that will heat the entire first floor and a built-in bookcase for your treasures, under the carpet lies a parquet floor with radiant heat. The door in the back of the room leads to a beautiful, oversized screened in porch where you can enjoy your coffee in the morning or a glass of wine in the evening. This will become your favorite place to unwind....
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Posted on 09/18/2022
Upcycled Dog Beds: 3 Ways to DIY
A comfortable pet is a happy pet. But sometimes, pet furniture is not comfortable for your budget. Instead of overspending on a dog bed, consider the DIY approach. If you're interested in some clever ways to upcycle items into budget-friendly dog beds, here are some ideas to inspire you. Wine Barrel Bed Wine barrels are a favorite among...
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Posted on 09/13/2022
Another Property Sold - 59 Steeplechase Drive #59, Newington, CT 06111
Welcome home!! Move right in and enjoy this beautifully updated very well maintained two bedroom two and a half bath townhouse in Hunters Green. Spacious main floor includes a bright eat in kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Open living room dining room area with slider access to new deck and expansive open lawn. You will love the layout and outdoor space for entertaining friends and family. Main floor entry foyer and half bath with access to the attached one car garage .Full unfinished dry heated basement serves as a great work out area , potential added living space . Second floor holds the primary bedroom with full bath and walk in...
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Posted on 09/12/2022
Another Property Rented - 405 Prospect Street, Southington, CT 06479
2nd floor unit with 2, possibly 3 bedrooms on a large open lot in a convenient location near highways and shopping. Owner will consider cats on a case by case basis, but will not allow dogs. One month security deposit, credit check required. All rental applications to be submitted through...
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Posted on 09/11/2022
Tips for designing amazing backyard kitchens
When it comes to outdoor remodeling, backyard kitchens are...
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Posted on 09/06/2022
Another Property Sold - 145 Brunswick Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06107
Pristine home 2 blocks from West Hartford Center! The home has been completely renovated. Step into the tasteful and elegantly appointed kitchen with quartz counters, an island and Bosch stainless steel appliances. The kitchen opens to the dining room for easy entertaining. The front to back living room offers a fireplace and entrance to the sun room, another lovely place to spend time in this charming home. The bathrooms have also been completely redone, the upper level bath features marble flooring and counter, and a new Runtal radiator. There is a newer roof, siding, windows and furnace, and 3 mini-split air conditioners. The 200 AMP...
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Posted on 09/04/2022
3 Fun-Sized Shareable Desserts
Dessert is often a favorite part of any meal. But what if you could bring a little more fun and a lot more smiles after a family dinner or friendly get-together? Here are a few of the best miniature grab-and-go desserts for any occasion. Cake Pops Cake has been a favorite dessert for centuries. The ancient Greeks used...
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Posted on 08/28/2022
How to Tell if Your Chimney Needs to Be Repaired
Unlike some home repair issues, the gradual decline of a chimney often goes unnoticed for years. During this period of modest disrepair, a wide range of structural problems and fire risks can arise. Even small gaps between brick layers create an opening for unwelcome pests. Here are three telltale signs your chimney may require repair. 1: Check for...
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Posted on 08/27/2022
405 Prospect Street, Southington, CT 06479 is now new to the market!
2nd floor unit with 2, possibly 3 bedrooms on a large open lot in a convenient location near highways and shopping. Owner will consider cats on a case by case basis, but will not allow dogs. One month security deposit, credit check required. All rental applications to be submitted through...
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