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Dana Schaefer

Jamaica Plain Two Bed

$469,000 97 Wachusett Street, Unit 1, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

97 Wachusett Street is a beautiful home in the city, sited in the heart of Forest Hills and offering fantastic interior and outdoor spaces. Perfectly located within 1⁄2 mile from fantastic transit, nature and recreation options; the MBTA
orange line, the commuter rail, the Southwest Corridor Path, Arnold Arboretum and the scenic Forest Hills Cemetery are all right in the neighborhood. Even closer is a diverse array of local dining, while JP and Roslindale centers are both only about a mile away. And this home is so much more than its vibrant location. Inside you’ll find elegant spaces, a modern kitchen with brand new quartz counters and appliances, a fully tiled bath, two bedrooms and ample closet space. Outside there are two private spaces; spacious porches in both the front and rear. Private laundry and storage are located in the basement.

2 beds, 1 bath, 4 rooms
New kitchen appliances and quartz countertops
Exclusive use front and rear porches
Private Laundry in basement
Private storage in basement (appx 60 sf)
Exclusive use of hallway closet

2024 Taxes: $910.79 w/ residential exemption
Past year average monthly utility bills: Gas: $74 Electric:$74 
2002 FHW Boiler by gas
2015 Gas-fired hot water heater
Rubber roof, age unknown

Condo Fee: $ 217.60 per month, covers master insurance, water and sewer, common electric, snow shoveling of sidewalk. **Fee expected to increase soon due to rising insurance costs
Self managed 3 unit association. Two out of three units are rented.
Beneficial Interest: 32%
Condo Reserve Account: $1,155.31 (association is meeting in two weeks to discuss budget and reserves)
Pet Friendly: No restrictions but there is a nuisance pet clause
Rentals: No restrictions

Taxes include residential exemption. Association plans to increase condo fees due to rising insurance rates. Exact amount and timing of the increase has not yet been determined. One window has a failed seal, another is difficult to open. Basement gets some seepage at the rear right corner. Association is in the process of obtaining estimates to remedy by adding an exterior drainage system and drywell. This work is expected to begin sometime this spring. Once the exterior work is done, they plan to repoint the foundation in the basement.

Offer Instructions:
Seller will not review offers prior to Tuesday 4/9 at noon and is not entertaining escalation clauses. Any offers asked to be good for 24hrs thereafter. Please email any offers as one PDF to [email protected] and [email protected]

  • For Sale
  • 2
  • 1
  • 757 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

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  • Status: For Sale
  • Open House:
    4/6/2024 1:00PM - 2:30PM EDT 4/7/2024 1:00PM - 2:30PM EDT
  • Living Space: 757 Sq.Ft.
  • Total Area: 817 Sq.Ft.
  • Type: Condo
  • Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain


  • Total Bedrooms: 2
  • Total Bathrooms: 1
  • Full Bathrooms: 1


  • Sales Price: $469,000
  • HOA Fees: $216/mo

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