Super-Cute Bungalow in the Heart of Middletown, $249.9K

  |  October 12, 2022

Today’s Middletown pick is a sweet little bungalow that’s just a few blocks from the city’s downtown area.

Built in 1918, it’s got two bedrooms, one bath, and some gorgeous woodwork that’s just begging to be spotlighted.

But like a lot of older homes, it needs some work. Here’s the (very colorful) living room.

We would rip up that magenta carpeting and give the whole room a good once-over with a paint color that complements the Craftsman age.

The dining room gets it, with the original hardwood floors, carved chair-rail ledges, and gorgeous window trim.

*Gasp* That built-in china hutch is a jewel. And that stairwell leads up to the unfinished attic, which—with the dormers that can be seen in the first picture—might make for a neat primary suite. With all this vintage beauty, we bet you can’t wait to see the older details that await in the kitchen.

Sorry to burst your bubble—the kitchen was “updated.” Like, urban renewal updated. Sure, it’s got lots of cabinets and counter space, but that MDF-grade wood is a far cry from what probably was iin that kitchen when it was built. The vinyl floor and drop ceiling seal the deal: This is a project room for those who love old restorations.

The first bedroom on the main floor has old doors with brass doorknobs, beautiful window trim, and original hardwood flooring.

This bedroom needs imagination, as in, “Let’s imagine the room without that massive bed.” In addition to the high ceiling and triple windows, there’s a door you can’t see in this shot.

It leads to this adorable enclosed porch that has jalousie windows to let in the light and air.

There’s just one bathroom in the house, but it’s a good size, with a double-sink vanity and a tub/shower combo, plus some pink tile on the walls.

The full basement has a laundry and workshop area, too.

If this centrally located bungalow busts your buttons, find out more about 24 Beacon Street, Middletown, from Maureen Cronin of Cronin & Co. Real Estate.

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