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    For sale: Homes with big lots

    Roomy properties in Middleborough and Medfield.



    SQUARE FEET 3,253

    LOT SIZE 8.02 acres

    BEDROOMS 4 BATHS 3 full


    LAST SOLD FOR $519,000 in 2005

    PROS Apple trees and blueberry bushes are abundant on this property, ideal for outdoor entertaining. Plus, the 1880 farmhouse’s yard features a patio with fireplace and above-ground pool. Over time, the house has been expanded and updated. Its kitchen has a vaulted ceiling, black granite countertops, and yellow pine cabinets that match the flooring. Situated in the house’s newer section are a family room with gas fireplace, guestroom, bonus room, and bath with laundry; the dining and living rooms are in the older section. Upstairs two bedrooms share a bath while the master has a private bath. And there’s a three-car garage. CONS You’ll need a new hot tub for the fenced-in patio.

    Barbara Brant, RE/Max Welcome Home, 774-766-8439,

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    SQUARE FEET 1,944

    LOT SIZE 5.92 acres

    BEDROOMS 4 BATHS 2 full, 1 half


    LAST SOLD FOR $467,500 in 2003

    PROS Trees create a private backyard for this 1965 Colonial. Since it’s fenced-in, the backyard is great for kids and pets. Tiered steps lead to the front door, which leads into a family room with built-in shelves, bay window, and refinished wood floor. Adjacent is the dining area with a slider to a party-size deck. Updated recently, the kitchen has white cabinets, granite counter, and breakfast bar. Nearby there’s a living room with fireplace, sunroom, and laundry. Upstairs, two bedrooms share a bath and the master has its own with tiled shower and double vanity. Both the middle and high school are walking distance. CONS Bedrooms need painting.

    Bill Ferellec, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, 617-335-0465,