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Why you should buy my house in Medford

James Heisser-Stevenson in the family room of his

James Heisser-Stevenson in the family room of his house in Medford on Sept. 17, 2016. The house is on the market in October for $299,900. Photo Credit: Ed Betz

Sellers: Jim Heisser

Address: 22 Timber Trail Lane, Medford

Asking price: $299,900

The basics: A three-bedroom, 1.5 bath ranch on a 0.35-acre lot

The competition: A similar-sized home on Sipp Avenue is listed for $307,000.

Recent sale in the area: A similar-sized home — but without a pool — on Heisser’s street sold Sept. 8 for $262,500.

Taxes: $9,143 ($7,997 with STAR)

Time on the market: Since May

Listing agent: Thomas McGiveron, Douglas Elliman, Farmingville, 631-831-9048

Why it’s for sale: Jim, 49, a loan officer, says he’s relocating out of state.

Heisser’s home is 1,714 square feet, and the den features a soaring ceiling and sliding French doors that lead to the deck and in-ground pool. Heisser shares:

“The backyard is really the centerpiece. I jokingly say that it’s a mini national park. I have 26 hemlock trees that line the fence line and the back side of the pool. The pool is oval and 19 by 39 feet. The wood deck is 650 square feet and runs almost the length of the house. It’s an entertainer’s paradise.

"The highlight of the interior is the vaulted ceilings and the brick wood-burning fireplace in the den, which is open to the kitchen. The den has two large skylights. The kitchen appliances are new as well as the washer and dryer in the mud room.

"The large master bedroom has a half-bath. The front siding and rear windows are all new. The neighborhood is wonderful. It’s an isolated area in a cul-de-sac. There are about 60 homes on the street and only one entrance, and it’s a commuter’s dream because it’s less than 30 seconds from the expressway.”


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