500 East River Rd

Chester, MA 01011 Directions
$339,000 Reduced from $350,000 Reduced $11,000
  • 3Bed
  • 1Baths
  • 2,431Sqft
  • 13.48Acres
  • 1820Built
  • $139Price/Sqft

Property Highlights

  • Elementary: Chester Elementary
  • Mid. School: Gateway
  • High School: Gateway Regional
  • Days on Market: 312
  • MLS: 225011

Historic Country Farmhouse With Stream Frontage

Property Highlights

  • Elementary: Chester Elementary
  • Mid. School: Gateway
  • High School: Gateway Regional
  • Days on Market: 312
  • MLS: 225011

Dating back to the early 1800's, this historic homestead was originally the home of Asa C. Day who created a boutique shoe peg mill on this very stretch of The Middle Branch of the Westfield River, evolving into what was known as the The Ideal Shoe Company manufacturing in Danvers, MA. Located on a quiet country road with sounds of the rushing river in the distance and gentle breezes through your large maples and oaks. Welcome home. This quintessential New England farmhouse awaits its new stewards to enjoy its stately covered porch, open grounds that were once a vibrant mixture of Italian, English and Japanese gardens recognized at one time...

Historic Country Farmhouse With Stream Frontage

Property Highlights

  • Elementary: Chester Elementary
  • Mid. School: Gateway
  • High School: Gateway Regional
  • Days on Market: 312
  • MLS: 225011

Dating back to the early 1800's, this historic homestead was originally the home of Asa C. Day who created a boutique shoe peg mill on this very stretch of The Middle Branch of the Westfield River, evolving into what was known as the The Ideal Shoe Company manufacturing in Danvers, MA. Located on a quiet country road with sounds of the rushing river in the distance and gentle breezes through your large maples and oaks. Welcome home. This quintessential New England farmhouse awaits its new stewards to enjoy its stately covered porch, open grounds that were once a vibrant mixture of Italian, English and Japanese gardens recognized at one time as the 4th largest rose garden in New England. 3 bedrooms, with office/nursery and 2 full baths are the chore of this exquisite country retreat with fully remodeled kitchen with breakfast nook, large living room with fireplace, library and heated spa room with full size lap pool.

Formal dining room, lodge room with second fireplace and expansive mudroom off the rear of the home leads out towards the antique Post and Beam barn and incredible stone walls and rock faces in and around the property.

Equidistant to The Berkshires and Northampton, one has endless options of cultural, dining, skiing, fishing, hiking and so many other activities, the choice is yours for the quiet country setting or for a short "less than an hour" scoot for anything and everything most would desire.

Historic Country Farmhouse With Stream Frontage

Dating back to the early 1800's, this historic homestead was originally the home of Asa C. Day who created a boutique shoe peg mill on this very stretch of The Middle Branch of the Westfield River, evolving into what was known as the The Ideal Shoe Company manufacturing in Danvers, MA. Located on a quiet country road with sounds of the rushing river in the distance and gentle breezes through your large maples and oaks. Welcome home. This quintessential New England farmhouse awaits its new stewards to enjoy its stately covered porch, open grounds that were once a vibrant mixture of Italian, English and Japanese gardens recognized at one time as the 4th largest rose garden in New England. 3 bedrooms, with office/nursery and 2 full baths are the chore of this exquisite country retreat with fully remodeled kitchen with breakfast nook, large living room with fireplace, library and heated spa room with full size lap pool.

Formal dining room, lodge room with second fireplace and expansive mudroom off the rear of the home leads out towards the antique Post and Beam barn and incredible stone walls and rock faces in and around the property.

Equidistant to The Berkshires and Northampton, one has endless options of cultural, dining, skiing, fishing, hiking and so many other activities, the choice is yours for the quiet country setting or for a short "less than an hour" scoot for anything and everything most would desire.

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  • Additional Information
    • Basement Description: Full, Partial, Sump Pump
    • Condition: Recently Renovated
    • Construction: Wood Frame
    • Days On Market: 311
    • Easements: Unk
    • Electrical: 100 Amp, Circuit Breaker
    • Elementary School: Chester Elementary
    • Frontage: 875.00
    • Garage: Detached
    • Handicap Features: 1st Flr Full Bath
    • High School: Gateway Regional
    • Insulation: Unknown
    • Internet: Cable Available
    • Living Area SqFt: 2,431
    • Middle School: Gateway
    • Sewer: Private
    • Status: Active
    • Style: NE Farmhouse
    • Tax Amount: $5,712
    • Tax Year: 2019
    • Type: A
    • View: Hill/Mountain, Pastoral, Seasonal
    • Year Built: 1820
    • Year Built Details: Renovated Since
    • Zoning: Residential
  • Amenities
    • Bay/Bow Window
    • Cable Avail
    • Fireplace (s)
    • Granite Counter
    • Hot Tub
  • Interior/Exterior Features
    • 3/4 Baths: 1
    • Appliances Included: Cooktop, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Wall Oven
    • Bedroom #2 Features: Hardwood Floors (Possible Dressing Rm)
    • Bedroom #2 Level: 2
    • Bedroom #3 Features: Hardwood Floors
    • Bedroom #3 Level: 2
    • Beds: 3
    • Breakfast Room Features: Bay Window, Hardwood
    • Breakfast Room Level: 1
    • Dining Room Features: Hardwood Floors, Garden Entrance
    • Dining Room Level: 1
    • Exterior Features: Barn/Stable, Deciduous Shade Trees, Mature Landscaping, Porch, Privacy
    • Exterior Siding: Clapboard
    • Family Room Features: Wood Floors, Wood Burning Fireplace
    • Family Room Level: 1
    • Fireplaces: 1
    • Flooring: Carpet, Linoleum, Slate, Wood
    • Full Baths: 1
    • Heat: Forced Air
    • Heat Fuel: Oil, Wood
    • Hot Water: Propane
    • House Color: White
    • Kitchen Features: Granite, Massive Center Island, Hardwood
    • Kitchen Level: 1
    • Library Features: Built in Book Shelves, Hardwood Floors
    • Library Level: 1
    • Living Room Features: Wood Stove, Hardwood Floors
    • Living Room Level: 1
    • Living SqFt Source: Assessor
    • Mudroom Features: French Doors to Garden
    • Mudroom Level: 1
    • Other Room Features: Bonus Room / Nursery or Office
    • Other Room Level: 2
    • Roof: Asphalt/Fiberglass
    • Rooms: 8
    • Sun Room Features: 7 x 15 Heated Wave/Lap Pool, stone Floor
    • Sun Room Level: 1
    • Total Baths: 2

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