The house is located at 9 Taft St. in Uxbridge, MA. Taft St. is a short street parallel to route 122 and route 16. It is a quiet neighborhood about two miles from route 146. The house is about a half hour to Worcester or Providence.
The house was built in 1925 and has recently undergone a complete renovation and updating for today’s needs. The house has new electrical, plumbing and heating systems, with an emphasis on energy efficiency. The windows are new and the woodwork lends a Craftsman style. The units are two story side by side with approximately 1200 SF each.
The kitchen has an efficient layout and is larger than you are likely to find in most two bedroom apartments The appliances Include a new refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave and garbage disposer. The stove is electric. The cabinets are new and many. The counter has large format tiles that look like stone but are easier to maintain. The kitchen is about 16′ by 8′ (128 SF).
The eating area is about 9′ by 9′ (81 SF). It can comfortably seat 6 people and could be expanded towards the kitchen for more seating. There is also a desk area with file cabinets and over the desk storage. The kitchen and eating area floor is tile and has radiant heat.
A laundry room/ mud room is adjacent to the kitchen. It has a new, high quality washer and dryer, pantry storage, and the rear door to a covered porch. It is about 8′ by 6′ (48 SF).
There are two good size bedrooms with ceiling fans, air conditioning, hardwood floors and generous closets. The front bedroom is about 12′ by 14′ (168 SF).
The rear bedroom is about 12′ by 17′ (204 SF).
The living room is 13′ by 13′ (169 SF), has hardwood floors and a decorative fireplace with an electric log insert. Two large windows make the room bright and sunny.
The bathroom has a large tiled shower with light shaft and window. the tiled floor has electric radiant heat which is more for comfort than heat.
The house is very energy efficient and comfortable due to the air sealing and high levels of insulation. Because the rate of heat loss is low, the heat is able to be maintained with low temperature water. this in turn means there aren’t hot spots as in most houses. Heat is provided by a radiant floor in kitchen and European style radiators in the other rooms. Heat is included in the rent.
There is a back yard and a small covered porch. There is parking for two compact cars and additional on street parking.
There is storage in the basement and some in the attic. There is a rear entrance area and laundry.