The Telegram & Gazette is taking a look at the true property market in ZIP codes round Central Massachusetts. At present we’re that includes 01504, Blackstone.
This “fascinating, reasonably priced, bed room neighborhood” on the southeast tip of Worcester County gives homebuyers a number of outside recreation and “nice” colleges.
Blackstone — ZIP code 01504 — was settled by European immigrants in 1662 and included in 1845.
At present, the inhabitants is roughly 9,210.
It’s 11.2 sq. miles is situated is situated roughly 30 miles from Worcester and 22 miles from Windfall.
Blackstone is throughout the John H. Chaffee Blackstone River Valley Nationwide Heritage Hall of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The Blackstone River, birthplace of the Industrial Revolution within the U.S., runs west to southeast, on the southern border of city.
“Blackstone is an attractive, family-friendly, rural city situated within the Blackstone River Valley,” City Administrator Dori A. Vecchio stated. “It’s a very fascinating, reasonably priced, bed room neighborhood that’s house to the attractive Blackstone Gorge, the Blackstone River Bikeway, Blackstone River, six charming parks and several other pleasant climbing and strolling trails. All collectively (they) make the City of Blackstone the proper place to stay and lift a household.”
Based on realtor.com, seven single-family properties are presently on the market in Blackstone. They vary from a 1,152-square-foot four-bedroom house listed for $349,900 to a 3,013-square-foot four-bedroom house listed at $1.175 million.
Realtor Carol-Ann Palmieri stated Blackstone is, “a handy location to purchasing, eating places and facilities, however with a really small-town rural really feel to it. Plus, the faculties are nice.”
Public schooling in Blackstone is supplied by the Blackstone-Millville Regional College District comprising Augustine F. Maloney Elementary College, the John F. Kennedy Elementary College, the Frederick W. Hartnett Center College and the Blackstone-Millville Regional Excessive College.
Highest priced home
At $1.175 million, the very best priced itemizing is a four-bed, 3.5-bath at 7 Tee Jay Lane.
Itemizing agent Palmieri with RE/MAX Government Realty famous the highlights on this 3,013-square-foot house embody the kitchen and a laundry room on every of two flooring.
“I additionally love the surface house with the pool and patio,” she stated.
That saltwater pool comes with a cabana and the 5.84-acre property holds a four-bay heated outbuilding.
The kitchen gives skilled grade home equipment, Cambria quartz counter tops and heart island with seating. An off-the-cuff eating space with entry to a deck opens to the massive household room with a wood-burning fire.
The 4 bedrooms on the second ground embody the grasp ensuite, which encompasses a fuel fire, sliders to a balcony overlooking the yard, custom-fitted walk-in closet, laundry closet and heated-tile flooring within the tub.
The completed basement has a household room with fuel fire, a recreation room, fitness center with rubber flooring, a den and a full lavatory.
What can you purchase for $350,000?
Presently, Blackstone has one choice at this value level, which can also be the lowest-price itemizing on the town.
The four-bedroom, two-bath house of 1,152 sq. toes at 85 Edgewater St. is listed at $349,900.
It was inbuilt 1966 on a 4,792-square-foot lot throughout the road from Harris Pond. Options embody a big farmer’s porch and deck, eat-in kitchen, a first-level bed room and a full tub. The basement is completed with a kitchen and tub, which can be utilized as a authorized two-family dwelling or an in-law suite.
What are they saying?
“I feel the true property market in the present day is typical for the time of 12 months. We’re not within the frenzied market that we had been over the past 12 months,” Palmieri stated. “I feel that it’s going to proceed to be marketplace for patrons and sellers however it’s going to stage off and that’s factor.”
The city’s Parks and Recreation Fee oversees many inexperienced areas. Goulet Park, Turbesi Park and Roosevelt Park maintain ball fields, concession stands and playgrounds.
For passive recreation, reflection and communing with nature, there are Valati Park, Quisset Wildlife Administration Space, Blackstone Gorge and the Blackstone City Frequent.
Different ZIP codes
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ZIP Code 01331: Athol, small-town vibe that gives full slate of providers, facilities
ZIP code 01529: Millville, small-town America that ‘will get in your blood’
ZIP code 01430: Inexpensive Ashburnham, as soon as house to a king and Bette Davis, nonetheless semi-rural