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82 Stearns Ave, Mansfield, Massachusetts

$399,9003 Beds1+ BathsActive

82 Stearns Ave, Mansfield, Massachusetts 02048
Keller Williams Realty - MLS® ID: 72133337

Property Details

82 Stearns Ave, Mansfield, Massachusetts 02048 - "The Mud House Mystery" is back. The brothers George and Orange Stearns built the house with barn in the 1850s. They were likely inspired by the 19th century lifestyle pundit Orson Fowler’s book “Home for All”. While the book promotes octagonal houses, and thousands still exist, some opted for fewer sides and built hexagons. A few of these have survived. Materials for the concrete structure were quarried on site. Its stout construction features exterior walls over a foot thick. The floor plan and central triangular chimney maintain the non square geometry theme. Large windows with angled jambs maximize sunlight entry, much like arrow loops in medieval castle walls. Nestled on 3 acres, this farmstead is set back from Stearns Ave with 15 acres of undeveloped land, that borders several vernal streams. While surrounded by forest, the house is in the center of an open sunny yard fostering a wildlife friendly space with regular sightings of animals native to Massachusetts.

Amenities

  • Zip02048
  • CountyBristol
  • SQFT1888
  • Bedrooms3
  • Full baths1
  • Half baths1
  • StatusActive
  • Purchase TypeActive
  • Property typeSingle Family
  • Zoning typeR1
  • Year built1850
  • SewerPrivate Sewerage
  • HeatingSteam,Gas
  • Parking6
  • Tax amount5443
  • Tax year2017
  • Office ID8617
  • Agent ID455500067
  • Agent nameCharles Lima
  • MLS® ID72133337

Broker: Keller Williams Realty

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