Susan McPherson - CENTURY 21 Commonwealth | Natick, MA Realty, Sherborn, MA Realty, Dover, MA Realty


Everyone loves to admire those homes with excellent curb appeal as they drive into a street. When you want to sell a home, curb appeal is one factor that plays a significant role in attracting a buyer. If the curb appeal is excellent, then attracted buyers are inclined to see what is inside the home. 

Curb appeal also has other roles to play in a home. If you are not listing or selling, then curb appeal is equally important to have a beautiful exterior you can be proud of and that makes your neighborhood attractive to other buyers. Here are some easy ways you might accomplish curb appeal for your home.

Paint the front door

Sometimes, adding a splash of color to the exterior is a simple step. Paint the front door with a bold or bright color that guarantees it stands out and is impossible to ignore. Also, make sure that the color you pick, matches the rest of the house. This way everything looks creatively beautiful and organized.

Invest in the landscape

The landscaping around your home defeats your efforts to achieve good curb appeal if not taken care of. Invest in some fully-grown trees, and pretty plants or shrubs. These contribute to a green landscape that makes any home look unique, eco-friendly, and homey. 

Don't forget the roof

When making efforts to achieve curb appeal, you may let the things at your eye level carry you away. It's easy to forget the roof, but that is a mistake you want to avoid. Check the roof of the home for any repairs, replacements, cleaning, or maintenance needed. The roof matters more than you know, so be sure to keep it in good condition.

Landscape lighting

Outdoor lighting —sometimes referred to as landscape lighting—involves light fixtures that highlight your landscaping are suitable for outdoor use. Landscape lighting serves as security, a source of illumination, and a great curb appeal in the evenings. 

Colorful plants

You can improve the exterior appearance of your home by planting a few cheerful plants. Avoid artificial flowers because they scream fake, and do more damage than good. However, make certain that the plants you choose can grow favorably for a few months. Having dead plants outside the home will do nothing good for curb appeal.

Try these easy tips to enhance your home's curb appeal and receive compliments from the neighbors or make a quick sale. For more curb appeal techniques, talk to your real estate professional.



11 Farm Road, Sherborn, MA 01770

Single-Family

$679,000
Price

9
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Charming Cape located in the heart of Sherborn. This quaint home has two separate living units and is ideal for any buyer looking for an in-law apt, rental income, or home office w/ separate entrance. Or, easily transform it to a single family via the interior connecting French doors in the den. The main living space is tastefully updated and features a cozy living room w/ fireplace, den, dining area, eat-in kitchen with direct access to the deck, & ½ bath w/ laundry. Two large bedrooms w/ a full bath round out the 2nd floor. The other half of the home features a living room, office, full kitchen w/ laundry & full bath on the 1st floor and a bedroom in the finished attic. Each space has its own front entrance and is also joined by the back deck. Large barn with electricity is perfect for hobbies or to use as a garage. Located in an unbeatable location the home is a walkable distance to town center, Farm Pond & town trails. Close to schools & commuting routes. A wonderful opportunity!
Open House
Sunday
June 23 at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
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17 Russett Hill Road, Sherborn, MA 01770

Single-Family

$859,000
Price

10
Rooms
4
Beds
2/2
Full/Half Baths
NEW PRICE! UPDATED center entrance colonial in popular and convenient Sherborn neighborhood. This 4 BR/4 bath home has terrific curb appeal and is set back from the street on 2+ acres. The 1st floor features separate living & family rooms w/ gas fireplaces, dining room, ½ bath, updated kitchen w/ 6 burner gas cooktop, double oven, Sub-Zero fridge & wine fridge. 4 BR's w/ 2 full baths & large walk-in attic round out the 2nd floor. The walk-out lower level offers plenty of natural light & has two bonus rooms & ½ bath–perfect for a home office, exercise room, au-pair/in-law suite, artist studio, etc. Enjoy the peaceful woodland setting from your deck or screened-in porch. Partially fenced yard is ideal for pets. Convenient location: just 4.9-miles to Natick commuter rail & 5.9 miles to Natick Mall. Access to Dover-Sherborn schools: rated as one of the best in MA (and the country), numerous trails and Farm Pond - a gated, non-motorized lake with sandy beach. This home is turn-key!
Open House
Sunday
June 23 at 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
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46 Whitney Street, Sherborn, MA 01770

Single-Family

$1,295,000
Price

11
Rooms
5
Beds
4/1
Full/Half Baths
This modern colonial has it all! Set on 4+ acres down a private drive this stunning home offers over 5,000 sq ft of living area, boasts quality workmanship, high ceilings, a terrific floorplan and has all the features buyers are seeking. The recently renovated kitchen is a chef's dream and includes a 6 burner Thermador cooktop/double ovens w/ commercial hood, ample storage, quartz countertop, & large island. Open family room has a vaulted ceiling, gas FP & an abundance of natural light flowing from the oversized windows. The 2nd floor has 5 bedrooms & 3 full baths, including a beautifully renovated master bath and a bedroom with an en-suite. The finished walk-out basement has 9ft ceilings, expansive play space, plenty of natural light, kitchenette & full bath. Amazing outdoor space w/ blue-stone patio, oversized deck, manicured lawn & fruit trees. The property abuts conservation land, is just 3.4miles to Commuter Rail, close to shopping & commuting routes. A spectacular country estate!
Open House
Sunday
June 23 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Location: 46 Whitney Street, Sherborn, MA 01770    Get Directions

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46 Whitney Street, Sherborn, MA 01770

Single-Family

$1,295,000
Price

11
Rooms
5
Beds
4/1
Full/Half Baths
This modern colonial has it all! Set on 4+ acres down a private drive this stunning home offers over 5,000 sq ft of living area, boasts quality workmanship, high ceilings, a terrific floorplan and has all the features buyers are seeking. The recently renovated kitchen is a chef's dream and includes a 6 burner Thermador cooktop/double ovens w/ commercial hood, ample storage, quartz countertop, & large island. Open family room has a vaulted ceiling, gas FP & an abundance of natural light flowing from the oversized windows. The 2nd floor has 5 bedrooms & 3 full baths, including a beautifully renovated master bath and a bedroom with an en-suite. The finished walk-out basement has 9ft ceilings, expansive play space, plenty of natural light, kitchenette & full bath. Amazing outdoor space w/ blue-stone patio, oversized deck, manicured lawn & fruit trees. The property abuts conservation land, is just 3.4miles to Commuter Rail, close to shopping & commuting routes. A spectacular country estate!
Open House
Sunday
June 23 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 46 Whitney Street, Sherborn, MA 01770    Get Directions

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