Posted by Mary-Lou McDonough on 5/20/2019

Eco-friendly properties are becoming increasingly popular. There are lots of people who are willing to invest in eco-friendly houses. Eco-friendly homes are a great option if you are purchasing a new home or you want to move into another piece of property.

Green properties have advantages that are far more than traditional homes. If you are unaware about the gains of investing in an eco-friendly estate, here are three good reasons to invest:

Eco-friendly properties last longer

Do you know that green homes last longer than the conventional home? The main reason for this is that eco-friendly building materials are more durable. For instance, green homes can withstand the impact of wind more than traditional houses. The steel beam is an eco-friendly material that gives the home a solid frame. You will be interested to hear that the steel beam is much stronger than wood. Also, a steel beam is better protected from termites or rot.

It is worth noting that the majority of the eco-friendly construction materials are treated to last long. Every element of the home must be used maximally to minimize waste. 

Eco-friendly properties are more valuable

Green living is most times associated with modern conveniences as well as luxury living. For example, you can harness the power of the sun and rain efficiently through the photovoltaic solar power and rainwater harvesting. There is no need to depend on the grip alone for electricity when we can quickly generate electricity through these eco-friendly processes. When you consider the benefits mentioned above, a green home is more advantageous than the traditional home. 

In addition to that, green homes are also temperature controlled all the year round, which increases the property value substantially.

Eco-friendly properties are cheaper to run

The costs of running an eco-friendly home are considerably less than that of a traditional house. Other merits of eco-friendly properties are their convenience and benefits to the environment. You save a substantial amount of money when you stay in an eco-friendly home. Some features that protect your money in a greenhouse includes Hydronics Radiant cooling and heating, LEDs, Photovoltaic solar electricity and many others.

Visit your closest home hardware store to learn more about eco-friendly features to save you money





Posted by Mary-Lou McDonough on 5/17/2019


5 Howard Road, Gloucester, MA 01930

Single-Family

$1,168,000
Price

12
Rooms
5
Beds
4
Baths
Welcome to 5 Howard Road, a perfect year round residence or vacation retreat. Enjoy direct waterfront living with your own private dock accessed from a stone wall path. Nicely sited 20' above the water, offering ever changing river views. Kayak to Lobster Cove to enjoy a leisurely breakfast or to Wingaersheek for a stroll on the beach. This inviting Colonial offers a serene location at the end of a private way. Enjoy glorious views from the sunny and open-concept granite kitchen with high end appliances, family room with gas fireplace, and dining room. Bask in the sunshine on the expansive deck and relax in the evening while dining on your enclosed screened porch. There's plenty of room for guests with a lower level suite that offers a sitting room, bedroom, kitchenette and full bath. Located on Wheeler's Point with easy access to the highway and town center, become part of a vibrant community offering great restaurants, museums, shops, art galleries and live theater.
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May 18 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Posted by Mary-Lou McDonough on 5/17/2019


5 Howard Road, Gloucester, MA 01930

Single-Family

$1,225,000
Price

12
Rooms
5
Beds
4
Baths
Welcome to 5 Howard Road, a perfect year round residence or vacation retreat. Enjoy direct waterfront living with your own private dock accessed from a stone wall path. Nicely sited 20' above the water, offering ever changing river views. Kayak to Lobster Cove to enjoy a leisurely breakfast or to Wingaersheek for a stroll on the beach. This inviting Colonial offers a serene location at the end of a private way. Enjoy glorious views from the sunny and open-concept granite kitchen with high end appliances, family room with gas fireplace, and dining room. Bask in the sunshine on the expansive deck and relax in the evening while dining on your enclosed screened porch. There's plenty of room for guests with a lower level suite that offers a sitting room, bedroom, kitchenette and full bath. Located on Wheeler's Point with easy access to the highway and town center, become part of a vibrant community offering great restaurants, museums, shops, art galleries and live theater.
Open House
Saturday
May 18 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Location: 5 Howard Road, Gloucester, MA 01930    Get Directions

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Posted by Mary-Lou McDonough on 5/16/2019


6 Flintlock Road, Lexington, MA 02420

Single-Family

$2,150,000
Price

12
Rooms
6
Beds
6
Baths
A perfect blend of timeless elegance and inviting casual spaces throughout this three-year young Colonial located in a highly desirable Lexington neighborhood. An open-concept kitchen, dining area, and comfortable fireplaced family room are overflowing with natural light. The versatile floor plan allows for a first floor bedroom or study with an adjoining full bath. The second floor offers five bedrooms and four full baths including a beautiful master suite with a spa-like bathroom offering a soaking tub and tiled, rain head shower. A finished third floor provides even more space with an additional bedroom, full bath, and game room. Beautiful architectural details throughout include crown molding, coffered ceilings, wainscoting, and an arched entryway. Relax on the patio in the backyard and enjoy expansive nature views of abutting Kinneen's Park. This property is a spectacular place to call home.
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Saturday
May 18 at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
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Posted by Mary-Lou McDonough on 5/16/2019


6 Flintlock Road, Lexington, MA 02420

Single-Family

$2,150,000
Price

12
Rooms
6
Beds
6
Baths
A perfect blend of timeless elegance and inviting casual spaces throughout this three-year young Colonial located in a highly desirable Lexington neighborhood. An open-concept kitchen, dining area, and comfortable fireplaced family room are overflowing with natural light. The versatile floor plan allows for a first floor bedroom or study with an adjoining full bath. The second floor offers five bedrooms and four full baths including a beautiful master suite with a spa-like bathroom offering a soaking tub and tiled, rain head shower. A finished third floor provides even more space with an additional bedroom, full bath, and game room. Beautiful architectural details throughout include crown molding, coffered ceilings, wainscoting, and an arched entryway. Relax on the patio in the backyard and enjoy expansive nature views of abutting Kinneen's Park. This property is a spectacular place to call home.
Open House
Saturday
May 18 at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
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Location: 6 Flintlock Road, Lexington, MA 02420    Get Directions

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