Greek Revival – Sandisfield, MA

Off Market / Archived
Posted June 2018. This home has been archived on OHD. The sold status is unknown.
Added to OHD on 6/19/18   -   Last OHD Update: 12/31/18   -   6 Comments
5 Sandisfield Rd, Sandisfield, MA 01255

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  • $99,999
  • 3 Bed
  • 1.5 Bath
  • 2457 Sq Ft
  • 0.8 Ac.
Bring it Back to its glory: This 1805 Greek Revival home is waiting for your vision. The home is being used as a two family with the backside being rented for $800 month, property is permitted as two family. Live in the apartment and restore the main house. The main home has all of its original trim around the windows and door casings. Wood paneled doors hardwood floors and a great flowing floor plan. The front windows are floor to ceiling. Main home is 3 bedrooms and 1.5 baths, apartment is 2 bedrooms and one bath. Large timber frame barn, small storage building and large lawn space. All this in the center of New Boston, Home is being sold AS IS.
Last Active Agent
David Hall, Berkshire Hathaway
(413) 569-2006
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6 Comments on Greek Revival – Sandisfield, MA

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  1. CoraCora says: 1893 comments
    OHD Supporter & Moderator

    Clinton, TN

    The historic pics are fantastic.

  2. AvatarDr. Peterson says: 113 comments

    The historic photos add context which is good, but it appears the house has had deferred maintenance issues for many years. I hope someone with even a modest budget will take on the property and bring her back. Lots of nice things to admire.

  3. AvatarKaren B says: 191 comments

    My kind of house! Tons of potential and I would be hard pressed to not add the wrap porch back. Wish there were more pics of the interior.

  4. CharlestonJohnCharlestonJohn says: 849 comments

    I like the potential with this boldly styles Greek Revival. The build date in the description may have had some numbers reversed. I’d buy 1850. The historic pics showing the scrollwork Victorianization indicates those pics to be taken sometime shortly after the turn of the 20th century. By the time the 4th pic from the top was taken, Victorian ornamentation had faded from popular style, and someone removed all of the trim except for the small piece over the entrance to the ell, and the original design was much more inline with the Colonial Revival trends popular during the mid-20th century. Interesting how popular opinions regarding architectural styles come and go over time. Now it’s just classic and worth restoring.

  5. JimHJimH says: 4208 comments
    OHD Supporter

    Interesting! I think I’d go with the original Greek Revival with the small entry portico, and maybe add a columned porch on the wing. I’m not seeing 1805 unless it was a substantial rebuild.

    Love the hand-tinted look of the old photo, probably a Photoshop job but nice.

  6. dragonflyspirit14dragonflyspirit14 says: 263 comments

    Love the old photos, great reference tools for a restorer. Sandisfield MA is right over the CT border and the tax rate is amazingly low in comparison to the houses just over the state line in CT. Lots of old houses in the area going for reasonable prices. I considered a few before deciding to become a South Carolinian.

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