FALMOUTH – If this spacious and immaculate home on a cul-de-sac in Northledge Terrace seems new, that’s no wonder. Built in 2000, over the past few months the single-owner home has been tuned and toned like an elite athlete, to the peak of move-in condition. Refinished hardwood floors gleam, fresh interior paint colors subtly enhance the home’s natural, cheerful brightness; and key updates, such as bathrooms’ tile and the lovely surround framing the master bath’s jetted tub, are everywhere.

Technically a “ranch,” and so providing very desirable single-level living, the home totals 2,688 square feet of living space that nevertheless includes both an upstairs and a downstairs. Above the garage is a private-entrance guest/in-law suite with a full bath. On the lower level, in addition to extensive storage/workshop/utility space, is an L-shaped, carpeted, blond-paneled bonus/recreation room, large enough for multiple purposes, with a half-bath nearby.

This daylight room has walkout to a back yard that is fenced (great for pets and small children) and well-screened by woods.

The center of the primary level is a gorgeous, cathedral-ceiling main living area that extends 34 feet, from dining space into a sitting room with a marble-tile fireplace in one corner.

The adjacent kitchen’s features harmonize beautifully – honey-toned maple cabinetry, white appliances including double wall oven and a gas cooktop in the island, soft-gray Corian surfaces. Past the breakfast nook, a full-view door opens to the deck. A hall off the kitchen passes pantry and double closet and leads to two-vehicle garage access and a big half-bath/laundry.

Bedrooms are down another hall, in the south wing. The front bedroom serves well as an office, and shares a full bath with the large second bedroom. At the back of the house, the master suite has a pair of walk-in closets and a renovated bath with both tub and shower enclosure.

Just as the home is ideally suited to a growing family, (Falmouth High School was just ranked No. 2 in Maine by U.S. News) the location is perfectly convenient, less than 10 minutes to intown Portland and to I-295.

The home at 21 Northledge Terrace is listed at $488,900 by Karen Jones of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage (Baxter Boulevard, Portland office).

For more information or to arrange a private viewing, please contact Karen at 756-1855, 773-1990, or at [email protected].

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Photos by Lynn Dube, Wave5 Productions.

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