Massachusetts Suburban Homes Under $800,000

If you’re looking to buy a home for under $800,000 in the suburbs, near bike paths, a beach or lake, and easy access to the commuter train, Gibson Sotheby International Realty, Inc. suggests the following picks of the week in Cohasset, Norfolk, Sandwich, Harwich and Sudbury:


This historic farmhouse-style three-bedroom home with two full bathrooms in 107 Hull Street, Cohasset was built in 1883. It has 2,175 square feet of living space and is located just two miles from the beach and on the Hingham border. The large living room opens onto the dining room and the renovated kitchen. A second living room has a wood burning stove. The master bedroom has a dressing room, a sitting area and a balcony. The room in front of the house has a bay window and could be used as a home office. The floors are hardwood throughout. The fenced yard on 0.25 acres of land has a deck for outdoor entertaining. Annual taxes are $5,019. For more information, contact the listing agent, Holly Pereira617-406-9345.

This home at 8 Sleepy Hollow Lane in Sandwich is listed at $785,000.

$785,000 Sandwich

This classic cape style home built in 1985 is located on the 8 Sleepy Hollow Lane in Sandwich. It has three bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and 2,287 square feet of living space. It is less than a mile from Lawrence Pond, trails, golf, and other outdoor activities. The master suite is located on the first floor. There are three spacious bedrooms on the second level with a full bath. Other features include a gas fireplace, attic for storage and a full basement with interior and exterior access. The attached garage opens into an open entrance hall which could be used for indoor/outdoor entertaining. Annual taxes are $6,628 and there is an association dues of $175. For more information, contact the listing agent david hunter617-699-1645.

This home at 11 Medway St. in Norfolk is listed at $629,000.


This three-bedroom ranch-style home in 11 Medway Street, Norfolk was built in 1952 and recently updated with a new kitchen with blue painted cabinets and stainless steel appliances and two new full bathrooms. The floors are hardwood on the main level. The lower level could be used as a family room, exercise room or playroom. The front porch has a mosquito net. The septic tank installed in 2015 allows for future expansion. There is also an attached garage for one car. The yard has a shed, a large patio and a fire pit. Schools, downtown and the commuter train are within walking distance. Annual taxes are $7,398. For more information, contact the listing agent Kim Williams at 781-329-8008.

This home located at 32 Basswood Avenue, Sudbury is listed at $559,900.

$559,900 Sudbury

This 1,664 square foot home located in 32 Basswood Ave, Sudbury was built in 1967 and has been completely updated. It has one bedroom and a full bathroom on the first floor, and two bedrooms and a full bathroom on the second floor. The finished lower level provides ample space for a bonus room that could be used as a game room or home office. There is also storage and space for a workshop. The yard is fenced and private with a deck. Nearby is a neighborhood bike path/boardwalk leading to the soccer fields, recreation department, municipal swimming pool and senior center. Willis Lake and Assabet Wildlife Refuge are also nearby. Other updates include a new roof, new water heater and new exterior paint. Annual taxes are $7,678. For more information, contact the listing agent Elise Siebert781-424-9324.

This home at 30 Azalea Drive, Harwich is listed at $725,000.


Built in 2000, this cape located at 30 Azalea Drive, Harwich, offers nearly 2,000 square feet of living space and is close to the bike path to Hinckleys Pond in the Headwaters neighborhood. The first floor has cathedral ceilings in the living room and dining room and a master bedroom with ensuite bathroom and walk-in closet. There is also a home office and a large kitchen pantry. The dining room leads to a den with oversized windows. There is also a three season veranda. Upstairs are two more bedrooms and a full bathroom. Heating and cooling are forced air. The full basement has partitioned access. A garage for two cars is attached. Annual taxes are $4,379. For more information, contact the listing agent Joseph Hartung508-237-3387.

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