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Rare opportunity to live at the top of Old Chestnut Hill in one of the region’s most coveted locations. This renovated and expanded 1920 brick Colonial is sited on a large 1.22± acre parcel surrounded by specimen trees offering unparalleled privacy and the feeling of living in a country house. Yet the property is just minutes from public transportation and the amenities of The Street, Chestnut Hill Square and the Chestnut Hill Mall. The house offers over 9,000 square feet of living space on four levels with access to outdoor patios, terraces and balconies from many rooms. The house is ideal for small gatherings as well as for large scale entertaining indoors and out. The residence offers six bedrooms, six full baths and one half-bath. The lower level features a finished recreation room and pub, an exercise room, spa and darkroom, and access to the swimming pool and lovely grounds.

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Property Details


  • MLS Number: 72069498
  • List Price: $7,950,000
  • Status:
  • Property Type: Detached
  • Lot Description: Gentle Slope, Scenic View(s)
  • Acreage: 1.22
  • Date Listed:


  • Property Style: Colonial
  • Property Type: Detached
  • Square Feet: 9282
  • Year Built: 1920
  • Zoning:
  • Rooms: 17
  • Foundation:
  • Garage Spaces: 2


  • Building Number: 65
  • Street: Essex Road
  • Neighborhood: Chestnut Hill
  • Town: Newton
  • County: Middlesex
  • State: MA
  • Zip: 02467

Interior Features


  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Master Bedroom Level: Second Floor


  • Bathroom: 7


  • Basement: Yes


  • Family Room Description: Fireplace, Exterior Access
  • Family Room Level: First Floor
  • Family Room Dimensions: 23X20

Dining Room

  • Dining Room Description: Fireplace, Flooring - Hardwood, Chair Rail
  • Dining Room Dimensions: 19X15
  • Dining Room Level: First Floor


  • Kitchen Description: Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile, Countertops - Stone/Granite/Solid
  • Kitchen Dimensions: 23X10
  • Kitchen Level: First Floor


  • Laundry Room Dimensions: 11X7


  • Interior Features: Security System
  • Flooring: Wood, Tile

Exterior Features


  • Parking Spaces: 6
  • Exterior Features: Deck, Patio, Balcony, Pool - Inground Heated, Professional Landscaping
  • Exterior: Brick

Utilities and Appliances

Utilities and Appliances

  • Cooling: Central Air
  • Heating: Hot Water Baseboard, Gas, Hydro Air
  • Heat Zones: 8
  • Sewer: City/Town Sewer
  • Water: City/Town Water



Other Details


  • Tax Year: 2017
  • Taxes: $51,352


Listed by Terrence Maitland and Nicole Monahan of LandVest, Inc.

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