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Arboreal Arlington Heights colonial with a sizable yard on sale for $669,000

The house dates from 1922, and includes three bedrooms

An open living room with two wide doorways off it and a staircase visible in the background.
The house is closing in on a century.
Photos via Coldwell Banker

The hardwood-heavy house at 124 Blossom Street in Arlington’s Arlington Heights dates from 1922. It’s on sale for a relatively low $669,000 now through Coldwell Banker.

As mentioned, wood features prominently throughout the three-bedroom spread, including via the flooring and the window frames. The house also has—by Boston-area standards—a sizable back yard and back deck to boot (the lot’s more than 5,200 square feet).

As for 124 Blossom’s price, it really is relatively inexpensive compared with what prospective buyers might find only a little bit farther in, either in Cambridge or Boston, especially given its 1,474 square feet.

Then again, widen the lens a bit to the entire Boston region, and the house is just on the other side of expensive. A Greater Boston Association of Realtors report from January pegged the area’s median detached single-family price at $605,000. What’d you think?

A dining room with a bay window and a table and chairs.
The house has washer-dryer hookups and a basement.
A sitting room with a large brick fireplace, some windows, and furniture.
There’s one fireplace.
A bedroom with a four-post bed and two windows facing it each other near a corner.
This is one of the house’s three bedrooms.
A bathroom with the curtain pulled forward on the shower.
There’s one bathroom.