Behold, listings in need of TLC. These diamonds in the rough, as the brokerbabble is so fond of calling them, are potential value multipliers, money pits and/or a little bit of both. Caveat emptor and all that. Here are ten properties in need of imagination and vision from Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, asking $212,850 to $1,995,000.Read More
10 Cape & Islands Fixer-Uppers On the Market Right Now
Falmouth, MA 02540
According to the brokerbabble: " All you need is a bit of vision with this wonderful place... " The 2BR, 1BA second floor, two-level condo in need of TLC is asking $212,850.
Centerville, MA 02632
"A Centerville Village Diamond in the Rough." The circa 1875 cottage features three bedrooms, four baths, two fireplaces, and beamed ceilings. Asking price is $379,000.
3. Harwich Port
Harwich Port, MA 02646
Walk to the beach from this 3BR, 2BA 1,736 square foot ranch in need of "a bit of TLC." The accessible home features a hoarder-ready "attached over sized garage able to accommodate a camper/trailer, boat or multiple autos, lots of storage." Asking price is $379,900.
Chatham, MA 02633
First listed in June for $425,000, two meetings with the pricechopper have brought the ask for this 3BD, 2BA ranch in need of TLC down to $375,000.
Orleans, MA 02653
This 4+ acre property consists of three separate houses. The 1,857 sq. ft. 3BR, 1.5BA main house "needs some TLC." The listing has been on and off the market since August 2012 for $695,000.
Eastham, MA 02642
This 2BR, 1BA ranch has only had one owner since it was built in 1955. The 1,112 square footer is now in need of TLC, but the sale includes an additional lot for a total of .91 acres. Asking price is $329,000.
Provincetown, MA 02657
"This diamond in the rough has huge potential as a rental." The beach house, located in the Cape Cod National Seashore, is in Chapter 7 and, along with a wacky design, has "deferred maintenance." After hitting the market in April for $885K, the 3BR, 1.5BA raised ranch has twice met with the pricechopper and is now down to $580K.
Provincetown, MA 02657
Here's a PTown "diamond in the rough" in need of "major renovation." The 1,252 sq. ft. 3BR, 1BA hit the market in April for $315,000 and is now down to $285,000.
Edgartown, MA 02539
Built in 1920, this 2,224 sq. ft. 4BD, 2BA has many period details and woodwork as well as hardwood floors and plaster walls. Per the listing: "With some TLC this could be a gem." Yours for $1,500,000.
Nantucket, MA 02554
The brokerbabble for this 5BD, 2BA Cliff listing gets right to it: "This "diamond in the rough" awaits a thoughtful renovation- bring your local architect and builder." The property hit the market in August for $2,495,000, but was chopped a month later down to $1,995,000.