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Boston Sunday Globa, April 24, I960 A 43 Hearth Stones Community in Norwood Designed To Be Different a Various Themes Used In Decorating Homes Town water and sewerage and there are no betterment costs! Unlike most new communities, the buyer of a Hearth Stones home has some say about the matter of the color of exterior paints, Sloane says. Interior paints and paper he selects himself, and woodwork will be either painted or stained its up to the Individual. Other personal preferences Color Schemes Left To New Home Owners A new community of homes designed to be different will be formally opened today in Norwood. The Hearth Stones, developed by Alvin Slotnick of Almor Homes, is being offered for sale by Murray J. Sloane, realtor.

The Hearth Stones community is located in one of the last large tracts of forestland bers among his many success' ful communities: Hamilton, Elmwood at only one order docorating staff of Hearthstones com-Norwood: The model homes to be furnished and decorated must be in detail sulation, window screens and shades. Poured concrete basements with laundry connections, 1 and 2-car garages, drives and front walks of hot-top flagstone service walks. Firmly established tree shadowed lawns, attractive foundation plantings. Forced warm-air heat by natural gas. Economical, quiet and extremely efficient! (All duct work completed for air conditioning.) Lots are left as Nature in tended trees, large and small carefully conserved.

Each lot, a minimum of 15,000 square feet fronting on fin ished streets and sidewalks. xx price of the homes involved To fullfill this demand, staff decorators immediately asked the cooperation of Rapids Furniture wholesale distributors, 90 Canal st. At once, eight great floors of the most famous names in furniture design was at their disposal. Working directly with Franklin H. Fox, general man- include the color of fixtures lnjexquisite, but not extrava family baths, ceramic tile aryi.gant, as it is the sincere de sire of the community planning group that a picture of good taste and livability be pre sr mosaic tile, gameroom tile colors, stone or brick fireplaces, honey-tone or fruitwood cabinetry, formica counter tops and back splashes, inlaid linoleum.

a budget consistant with the BUILDER AND PLANNER of the Hearth Stonea are (left to right) Alvin Slotnick of Almor Homes, and Murray J. Sloane, realtor. the Lincolnshire and the Neville models at the community have been beautifully furnished, fulfilling to the letter the requirements stipulated. Furniture design greats," such as Paul McCobb, Coleman Equipment Warranted Woodleigh-at -Framingham, Ellendale I and Ellendale II, both in Framingham. Sloane is a veteran in the fields of mortgaging, sales and sales promotion, formerly sales representative and general sales manager of the Martin Cerel organization for seven years.

What are some of the features of the new homes? Here is a partial list of just a few of them: G. E. whizzes in kitchens the epitome of efficiency! Counter-top range, waist-high oven, dishwasher, disposal in the color of your choice Together with this amazing appliance array formica counter tops and ba.k splashes, exhaust fan, cabinet of glow' ing, furniture-finished honey-tone or fruitwood. Also in every kitchen a cheerful coffee cornerl Floors are select oak hardwood. There are aluminum combination doors, front and back; mahogany sliding-door closets, guest closets as well as 1 or 2 linen closets, ceramic tile floors in foyers, full in still undeveloped, yet only 15 miles from Boston.

In addition to fine superhighways The Hearth Stones is close to Rtes. I and 128 there is train service and a bus line runs from Norwood to the MTAs Forest Hills station. These great advantages of transportation, coupled with the fact that the home sites have not been denuded of trees, and the natural sloping contours of the terrain, make the property highly desirable, says Sloane. New Pond, with its beach private to Norwood residents, is just around the corner; both Norwood High School and Cleveland Elementary School are within walking distance along boulevard style streets, and youve got the setting superlative for our new community, the Hearth Stones, Sloane said. With such a background setting for the Hearth Stones, Slotnick and Sloane have much in their favor.

However, to the natural and civic factors existing, they both bring a wealth of experience. Slotnick num Almor Homes, have se lectcd Coleman Blend Air for their homes in the Hearthstones due to its wide flexibility in adapting to air conditioning without major changes. It is also America's only bonded heating system. Each customer is protected with a $1000 bond, on their comfort and a $500' bond on the warranties of the equipment. These bonds are issued by the Coleman Co.

and backed by The Travelers In-demity of Hartford, Ct DESIGN CONSULTANTS Richard Fitzgerald of Rapids Furniture with representative of Almor Decor, planning furnishings for model homes. MAP SHOWING FASTEST ROUTE TO THE HEARTH STONES REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE mum of an entirely NEW community in NORWOOD designed by talented minds molded by capable hands to be DIFFERENT! Homes at the Hearth Stones should not be earmarked with the usual, ordinary style labels. The many variables here cannot be heartlessly described as ranches, splits or contemporaries! We choose rather, to say the homes youll see at the Hearth Stones today are in styles to which you are accustomed in these times. They are designed to be functional in good taste and, to be in complete sympathy with the carefully conserved naturally wooded beauty of their site. In the overall pattern of things you'll find homes with: 3 and 4 Bedrooms.

One; One and One-Half; Two; Two and One-Half Baths. (rough plumbing already installed for additional Half-Bath.) Dining Rooms that do justice to the name. Living Rooms, fireplaced of course, where the areas of visibility have been extended to include all out doors! Mahogany panelled Family Rooms. G-E Kitchens, rich in color equipment. Poured Concrete Basements; I or 2-Car Garages; FINISHED STREETS, SIDEWALKS and SEWERAGE.

Mini-. mum 15,000 sq. ft. naturally wooded lots. All schools within walking distance, as is a SWIMMING BEACH; 15 miles to Boston, via rail, bus or ae.

jjii ijWe xssssassr 4 Wsv 4 the KENT $19,500 PICCLSB Visit US youll be very welcome! Your presence is the nicest thing that could happen to either of us TODAY at the beginning of the 4 MODEL HOMES 2 exquisitely furnished and decorated by Almor Decor, in cooperation with Rapids Furniture Company, Boston, Wholesale Distributors. All Models open EVERY DAY from 10 a.m. DIRECTIONS: (tout I to Norwood Ramp. Boar to Norwood Canter. Turn loft Washington Stroot (Rout I A) follow I A to Winter Street traffio light.

Right on Winter Street to Nichole Street (2nd on Left) follow errowt approximately I mile to the HEARTH STONES. Or Route 128 to Route I Cloverieaf. proceed with above MURRAY J. SLOANE Realtor Prices from $19,500 The lowest Financing Possible VA, FHAer Conventional Terms Available ALMOR HOMES, Developers Phone NOrwood 7-2900 cewrnei hi. Tine mriw.

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