• $599,000List Price
  • 3Bedrooms
  • 2Bathrooms
  • 3.8Acreage
  • 1800Year Built
  • 2,444Square Feet

This unique and exceptional Antique Cape on 3.8 acres offers a stunning backyard that affords privacy, borders conservation land, has mature perennial gardens and its very own pond. One of the largest lots on Shays Street, this one-of-a-kind property is a rare find. This historic gem has town water and sewer and affords income potential. The small studio apartment located in the adjacent barn is legally permitted with separate utilities-perfect for an artist, writer or academic. The barn includes a parking space, heated workshop, and a screened-in porch. The main house welcomes you with a lovely entrance once featured on the Doors of Amherst poster. The kitchen has been modernized with high ceilings, recessed lighting, access to the exterior deck, and a lovely view of the bucolic grounds. This property is waiting for you to customize the interior. Come home to 104 Shays Street where you'll own a piece of Amherst history, enjoy peaceful tranquility, and sit beside your own Walden Pond.

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Parking

  • Garage1
  • Garage Description
    • Barn
    • Detached
    • Heated
    • Insulated
    • Side Entry
    • Storage
    • Work Area
  • Parking Spaces3
  • Parking DescriptionOff-Street, Paved Driveway
  • Total Parking Spaces4

Property

  • Acreage3.8
  • Home Owners AssociationNo
  • Square Feet2,444
  • Square Feet SourcePublic Record
  • Road TypePublic
  • Lot Size165528
  • Lot DescriptionWooded, Cleared, Gentle Slope, Other (See Remarks)
  • MAIN LOM80028

Exterior

  • Exterior Features
    • Barn/Stable
    • Deck - Wood
    • Garden Area
    • Gutters
    • Other (See Remarks)
    • Patio
    • Porch - Screened
    • Professional Landscaping
  • ExteriorClapboard, Brick
  • Property StyleCape
  • Roof MaterialAsphalt/Fiberglass Shingles
  • ColorWhite

Amenities

  • Amenities
    • Bike Path
    • Conservation Area
    • Park
    • Public Transportation
    • Shopping
    • University
  • AppliancesRange, Dishwasher, Refrigerator
  • Other AmenitiesBasement, Fireplace, Garden
  • PricePerSqFt245.09

Other

  • Year Built DescriptionApproximate
  • Year Built SourcePublic Record
  • SQUARE_FEET_DISCLOSURESDoes not include barn studio apartment

Basic Information

  • Date Listed09/15/2021
  • Property TypeSF
  • List Price$599,000
  • MLS Number72895329
  • MLS StatusUnder Agreement

Building

  • Year Built1800
  • ConstructionFrame, Brick
  • Property TypeDetached
  • Full Bath2
  • Bathroom2
  • FoundationFieldstone, Brick
  • Rooms7
  • Bedrooms3
  • Insulation FeatureUnknown
  • Lead PaintUnknown
  • BasementYes

Utilities

  • HeatingHot Water Baseboard, Oil
  • Heat Zones3
  • CoolingNone
  • Electric Features150 Amps
  • WaterCity/Town Water
  • Hot WaterOil, Tank
  • Utility Connectionsfor Electric Range, for Electric Dryer, Washer Hookup
  • SewerCity/Town Sewer

Water Body

  • WaterfrontNo
  • BeachfrontNo

Location

  • Building Number104
  • NeighborhoodSouth Amherst
  • StreetShays Street
  • TownAmherst
  • StateMA
  • Zip01002
  • CountyHampshire
  • DirectionsRoute 116 South from Amherst Center to left on Shays Street
  • Elementary SchoolCrocker Farm
  • Junior HighARMS
  • High SchoolARHS
  • Adult CommunityNo

Interior

  • Fire Places2
  • Living Room DescriptionFireplace, Flooring - Hardwood
  • FlooringVinyl, Hardwood
  • Master Bed DescriptionFlooring - Hardwood, Deck - Exterior
  • Master Bedroom LevelFirst Floor
  • Bed 2 LevelSecond Floor
  • Family Room LevelFirst Floor
  • Bed 3 LevelSecond Floor
  • Family Room DescriptionCloset/Cabinets - Custom Built, Flooring - Wood
  • Dining Room DescriptionCloset/Cabinets - Custom Built, Flooring - Hardwood, Lighting - Pendant, Pocket Door
  • Dining Room LevelFirst Floor
  • Kitchen Description
    • Balcony / Deck
    • Ceiling - Vaulted
    • Countertops - Stone/Granite/Solid
    • Dining Area
    • Flooring - Hardwood
    • Pocket Door
    • Recessed Lighting
    • Slider
  • Kitchen LevelFirst Floor
  • Living Room LevelFirst Floor
  • Interior FeaturesCable Available, Walk-up Attic
  • Basement FeatureFull, Radon Remediation System, Dirt Floor, Concrete Floor

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Listed by Sue Bernier of Jones Group REALTORS®

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