Want a home for under $500,000? Three must-see options

Buying Open Houses Wakefield
46 Green St. in Northborough is listed for $469,900. via MLS

For under $500,000, you can get a home outside the city with at least three bedrooms. Here are three hosting open houses this weekend.  Check them out:

46 Green St., Northborough

Listed for $469,900, this 1,900-square-foot Garrison Colonial offers three bedrooms and 2.5 baths on 0.63 of an acre. The kitchen comes with quartz counters, maple cabinets, a tile backsplash, and stainless-steel appliances bought in 2014. The first level has oak flooring, while two of the three bedrooms have Brazilian cherry underfoot. The family room, which is open to the kitchen, boasts a wood-burning fireplace, and the bathrooms have been updated. The master suite has a walk-in closet, and the lower level offers a finished office space.  The home also has a two-car detached garage with storage above it, a generator hookup, and a basketball court.

There will be an open house on Sunday, March 11, from 1 to 3 p.m.

126 North Common Road,Westminster

With 2,750 square feet of living space, this new four-bedroom, 3.5-bath home is listed for $498,000. Features include a living room with a gas fireplace and a first-floor master suite with two walk-in closets and dual sinks.  The kitchen has custom maple cabinets, a tiled backsplash, a granite island with seating, a slider to the deck, and stainless-steel appliances, including a five-burner gas stove, convection oven, and microwave. Other home highlights: a wet bar with a beverage refrigerator, a two-car garage, vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors,  and a whole-house ventilation system for cleaner air. The walk-out basement is unfinished. The home is on a 1.45-acre parcel.

There will be an open house on Sunday, March 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

156 Greenwood St., Wakefield

Hardwood flooring runs throughout this three-bedroom, two-bath Cape. The 1,428-square-foot home is listed for $489,900. It also features a living room with a fireplace, a bedroom and full bath on the first floor, central air, a newer roof, a formal dining room, and a renovated kitchen with white wood cabinets, stainless-steel appliances, a wood-topped island, a subway-tile backsplash, and granite counters. On the second floor, there are two bedrooms and a full bath. The 0.15-acre property has a fenced-in backyard.

There will be open houses on Friday, March 9, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, March 10, from noon to 1:30 p.m.

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