Framingham MA Real Estate | Judy B Leerer, Realty Executives Boston West


This Single-Family in Wayland, MA recently sold for $766,000. This Colonial style home was sold by Judy B. Leerer - REALTY EXECUTIVES Boston West.


17 Rice Spring Lane, Wayland, MA 01778

Single-Family

$750,000
Price
$766,000
Sale Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
LOCATION and NEIGHBORHOOD. Charming and sunny four-bedroom center entrance colonial located in the desirable Happy Hollow neighborhood in Wayland. Front to back Living Room with gas fireplace has a picture window overlooking the woods and leads out to the Sunroom where you will enjoy the changing Seasons. The updated Kitchen has upgraded appliances which the home Chef will appreciate. The bathrooms on both the 1st and 2nd Floor have been updated. The walkout Lower Level allows direct access to the backyard that abuts the Aqueduct . Lower Level has a Family Room with fireplace and built-ins, Home Office, Laundry plus numerous closets with generous storage. This home is a nature lover, hiker and gardener's paradise! Outstanding location! Elementary, Middle and High Schools are all within approximately one mile. Minutes to the Mass Pike and Natick/Framingham shopping yet tucked back on a side street in a wooded neighborhood.

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This Single-Family in Framingham, MA recently sold for $580,000. This Colonial,Garrison style home was sold by Judy B. Leerer - REALTY EXECUTIVES Boston West.


1 Henderson Circle, Framingham, MA 01701

Single-Family

$567,000
Price
$580,000
Sale Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Updated thru-out, this special home will surprise you! Flexible living space & open floor plan offers a LR, fire-placed Den & step down FR that will be the gathering spot featuring a soaring beamed cathedral ceiling, rustic brick FPL & sliders out to a new patio. KIT open to DR features soft close white shaker cabinets, SS appliances & an expanse of granite counters. New hardwood flooring installed thru-out, tile in baths. Both baths renovated, upstairs bath has a double vanity & tiled tub/shower. Spacious Master offers direct access to bath & TWO walk-in closets w/custom built-ins. New windows, new slider, & two windows added to DR, new interior doors & lighting to compliment the updated decor. Exterior improvements include granite front steps, landscaping & hydro-seeded lawn. Basement has great potential for adding living space, 2 car garage with storage. Water heater 2019, Roof 2011, C/A 2012. Double cul-de-sac location in a neighborhood! Quick close possible

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If there’s one room in the house most people long to be high end, it’s the bathroom. A room of relaxation and rest. The one place everyone can find time to themselves within, even if it’s two minutes. The bathroom is our sanctuary. And you don’t need to break the bank to create a luxe environment. 

Frame a flat bathroom mirror with molding for a classic and one-of-a-kind look. Detailed millwork is synonymous with an upscale home because more time and effort has been put into the fine details. Pick a style of molding that matches your unique preferences and a wood stain or paint color to match the rest of your decor.

A new shower head isn’t immediately visible so it’s not a style upgrade. However, it’s an upscale lifestyle upgrade to be certain. A rain shower head provides a steady, even flow of water while covering more surface space.

Update the light fixture(s) in your bathroom to change the aesthetics and light quality. There are many sleek, minimalist vanity light fixtures on the market if you are looking to keep up with trends. For a dramatic change look for sconce shapes that differ from those already installed. If you have bell-shaped sconces look for a square or rectangular option. If you have bulbs try ovaluar or sleek coned shape sconce.

Install matching metal finishings from the faucet to drawer pulls. Sometimes as we update our homes feature by feature mismatched hardware happens. Take the opportunity to create a cohesive harmony throughout the room by matching knobs, faucets and light fixture finishes. Knobs being the most budget friendly and easiest to swap, try to match these to your existing hardware and not the other way around.

A new coat of paint can make the world of difference in any room. Bathrooms seem to seldom get the same playful attention to color as other rooms do. And a color from years past can dramatically date a room despite more classic pieces within it. Don’t be afraid to make a bold statement with a pop of color. Or cover up tired blue walls with a neutral shade for a high-end look.

Invest in a towel warmer for a luxe after-bathing experience. With many styles to choose from you’ll be sure to find one in a style that fits your current decor without a problem. Towel warmers come as drawers or as a rack. Racks either install on the wall or come as a stand-alone piece. All three options can utilize an outlet without having to be installed as a part of your electrical work like a light fixture would.

One surprising way to upgrade your bathroom is with plants. Look for varieties that thrive off of humidity to create a lush, paradise. Plants have a soothing effect and will have your bathroom feeling like a true oasis. If you don’t have a natural green thumb consult an expert at your local gardening center to find those that will do best in the lighting and air conditions of your bathroom.


Design is a way of life, a point of view. It involves a complex mixture of visual communication: talent, creative ability, manual skill, and technical knowledge. Beauty and economics, technology, and psychology are intrinsically related to the process. Great design is in total harmony, and there is no truer designer than Nature – if you look at a branch or a leaf, it's perfectly complex and beautiful. Successful designs are not the achievement of perfection, but the minimization and accommodation of imperfection.

Commercial Building Design Tips

Nature's design is the gold standard against which our built environments should be measured. On its own, nature has a finely tuned balance, but problems occur for both people and the environment when introducing synthetic or human-made materials. The essential balance is lost. Ecological, sustainable building means not just sustaining our ecosystems, but human health as well. Mind, body, and soul are affected in myriad ways by a home. And it is clear that the once finely-tuned relationship between humankind and nature is out of balance.

A construction project has specific purposes in mind. This purpose is why the plan and design of a residential and commercial buildings is substantially different. What are the commercial building design considerations? Let's explore some of them here:

Productivity: An organized working environment is dependent on the exterior and interior design of the building. This balance must be kept in mind while creating the layout. For example, an office with adequate natural lighting, proper acoustic, adequate ventilation, temperature control, and separate working space creates the right setting. Pay attention to the flow: when employees must push past each other to complete a task, or dance around each other to reach equipment, your flow is inefficient. A commercial design professional knows how to create for productive movement.

Cost-effectiveness: These structures need to be cost-effective, i.e., the building performance requires optimization. To have quality long-term operations and less maintenance work it is necessary to opt for the best possible design now. That means utilizing sustainable building materials, cutting edge environmental controls, and energy-efficient power supplies. 

Safety and Security: Preparation for the worst is always a wise idea. Design entrances in such a way that they are safe from any external disturbance; choose methods to screen individuals and packages entering the building; install blast resistance and perimeter barriers; select fire-resistant materials for commercial interior design. 

It is quite a tough task to create a design with all these specifications in mind. This difficulty is the reason you need to opt for a professional to design your commercial space.


Technology appears to be advancing faster than we can keep up with it. From turning on lights and regulating the temperature just before you arrive home to having your own personal smartphone butler, there’s a large number of gadgets and devices churned out each day that make life easier and more comfortable. If you consider yourself tech savvy enough, you should consider adding any of these smart home gadgets to your home.

  1. Smart Purifiers: Smart air purifiers have only one job – make sure you only breathe the cleanest air possible. They don’t just remove dust and allergens from the air; they also get rid of odors and unpleasant smells too so your lungs never have reason to complain.
  2. Smart Mirrors: Like a character from a Disney fairytale cartoon, smart mirrors can display notifications about the weather, traffic, tasks and events in your calendar, and emails while you get ready for the day.
  3. Smart Espresso Machines: So you like your coffee black on long days and milky on weekends? Smart espresso machines will save you the stress of reminding your wife why today’s coffee should be black. You can program your order for any day of the week into it, and it will remotely make your coffee for you as soon as you hit your smart alarm snooze button. What’s more, they can keep track of coffee beans and let you know when it’s time to restock.
  4. Wi-Fi enabled crock pot: You probably know the struggles of dashing to the kitchen at ten-minute intervals to check if your pasta needs draining. With this pot, you can control the temperature and cook time of whatever gourmet dish you are making from an app on your phone.
  5. Smart Blender: Smart blenders connect to an app on your phone via Bluetooth or wireless and allow you to track down nutritional information and calories about your favorite fruits and vegetables as you mix up your smoothies.
  6. Robotic lawn mower: Admit it, mowing isn’t your favorite chore. No worries about that, you can get a robotic lawnmower that takes care of overgrown grass for you. Worried about theft? It has an inbuilt anti-theft lock.
  7. Smart video doorbell: A smart video doorbell allows you to see visitors at your front door from the comfort of your mobile phone wherever you are. Its motion sensors also send you notifications when it senses movements outside your door. Need any other tech gadget not included here, ask your local tech store to see what options they have. 

Want to know if the latest and greatest tech is right for your home? Ask your real estate agent about the best options.




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