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One of Newton's most distinctive homes retains the grandeur of early 20th century architecture. Sited on nearly an acre of splendid park-like grounds this magnificent estate with stone walls, verandas and a porte-cochere was designed by the architectural firm of Chapman and Frazer. The elegant ballroom sized living rm, highlighted by exquisite detailing , mahogany woodwork w/ intricate carving, ornamental ceilings w/ elaborate plaster detail, and a gas fired frpl, opens to a light-filled solarium with lattice work ceiling. The gracious banquet sized formal oval shaped dinrm/frpl features mahogany paneling with mother of pearl inlaid borders, built in buffet and china cabinets. The beautifully designed fully equipped and updated eat-in-kitchen w/ has a center island, abundant storage, dining and sitting areas. Outstanding master suite with his and her baths plus 8 additional bdrms on 2nd and 3rd fl. Spectacular great rm on 3rd fl. Minutes to shops, the T & major routes.

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Property Details


  • MLS Number: 72114375
  • List Price: $3,989,000
  • Status:
  • Property Type: Detached
  • Lot Description: Corner, Paved Drive, Easements, Shared Drive, Fenced/Enclosed
  • Acreage: 0.92
  • Date Listed:


  • Property Style: Colonial
  • Property Type: Detached
  • Square Feet: 8021
  • Year Built: 1895
  • Zoning:
  • Rooms: 17
  • Foundation:
  • Garage Spaces: 2


  • Building Number: 9
  • Street: Lawrence Road
  • Neighborhood: Chestnut Hill
  • Town: Newton
  • County: Middlesex
  • State: MA
  • Zip: 02467

Interior Features


  • Bedrooms: 9
  • Master Bedroom Level: Second Floor


  • Bathroom: 11


  • Basement: Yes


  • Family Room Description: Fireplace, Closet/Cabinets - Custom Built, Flooring - Hardwood
  • Family Room Level: First Floor
  • Family Room Dimensions: 15X22

Dining Room

  • Dining Room Description: Fireplace, Closet/Cabinets - Custom Built, Flooring - Hardwood
  • Dining Room Dimensions: 20X28
  • Dining Room Level: First Floor


  • Kitchen Description: Closet/Cabinets - Custom Built, Flooring - Hardwood, Balcony / Deck, Countertops - Stone/Granite/Solid, Kitchen Island, Recessed Lighting, Second Dishwasher
  • Kitchen Dimensions: 30X36
  • Kitchen Level: First Floor


  • Interior Features: Security System, Cable Available, Sauna/Steam/Hot Tub, Walk-up Attic, French Doors
  • Flooring: Tile, Concrete, Hardwood

Exterior Features


  • Parking Spaces: 8
  • Exterior Features: Porch, Patio, Balcony, Gutters, Professional Landscaping, Sprinkler System, Decorative Lighting, Fenced Yard, Garden Area, Stone Wall
  • Exterior: Clapboard, Vinyl

Utilities and Appliances

Utilities and Appliances

  • Appliances: Dishwasher, Microwave, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Vent Hood
  • Cooling: Central Air
  • Heating: Forced Air, Hot Water Radiators, Gas
  • Heat Zones: 7
  • Sewer: City/Town Sewer
  • Water: City/Town Water




Other Details


  • Tax Year: 2017
  • Taxes: $31,457


Listed by Krasnow - Kim Team, Brenda Krasnow and Cyndi Kim of Prudential Edna Kranz Realty

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