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Stunning shingle-style Victorian set on a magnificent,nearly-one-acre property on one of Newton's most sought-after streets. Exceptionally sunny and light,this beautifully-proportioned home features lovely period detail and every modern convenience. The gracious first floor, ideal for entertaining, has gorgeous hardwood floors, bay windows, beamed ceilings, elegant fireplaces and window seats. The spacious Kitchen opens to a bright Family Room looking out on the large, level backyard and swimming pool, framed by an expansive, wraparound screened porch and deck. This 6 bedroom, 4.5 bath home including a lower level, separate entrance au pair suite, sits high above the street with picturesque views and is perfect for active family life. Large recreation rooms on the third floor and in the basement, a convenient second floor laundry room and two secret rooms for kids complete this spectacular home, which is ideally located in the Mason Rice/Ward district, close to Newton Center.

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Property Details


  • MLS Number: 72137758
  • List Price: $2,995,000
  • Status:
  • Property Type: Detached
  • Lot Description: Paved Drive, Level
  • Acre: 0.97
  • Date Listed:


  • Property Style: Victorian, Shingle
  • Property Type: Detached
  • Square Feet: 7508
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Zoning:
  • Rooms: 13
  • Foundation:
  • Garage Spaces: 2


  • Building Number: 31
  • Street: Montvale Road
  • Neighborhood: Newton Center
  • Town: Newton
  • County: Middlesex
  • State: MA
  • Zip: 02459

Interior Features


  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Master Bedroom Level: Second Floor


  • Bathroom: 5


  • Basement: Yes


  • Family Room Description: Ceiling - Beamed, Closet/Cabinets - Custom Built, Flooring - Wall to Wall Carpet, Window(s) - Bay/Bow/Box, Recessed Lighting
  • Family Room Level: First Floor
  • Family Room Dimensions: 14X14

Dining Room

  • Dining Room Description: Fireplace, Ceiling - Beamed, Closet/Cabinets - Custom Built, Flooring - Hardwood, Window(s) - Bay/Bow/Box, Window(s) - Picture, Wainscoting
  • Dining Room Dimensions: 21X16
  • Dining Room Level: First Floor


  • Kitchen Description: Flooring - Hardwood, Window(s) - Picture, Dining Area, Pantry, Countertops - Stone/Granite/Solid, Kitchen Island, Breakfast Bar / Nook, Deck - Exterior, Exterior Access, Recessed Lighting
  • Kitchen Dimensions: 23X16
  • Kitchen Level: First Floor


  • Laundry Room Dimensions: 6X11


  • Interior Features: Security System, Cable Available, French Doors
  • Flooring: Tile, Wall to Wall Carpet, Hardwood

Exterior Features


  • Parking Spaces: 3
  • Exterior Features: Porch - Screened, Deck - Wood, Pool - Inground Heated, Gutters, Storage Shed, Professional Landscaping, Sprinkler System
  • Exterior: Shingles, Wood

Utilities and Appliances

Utilities and Appliances

  • Cooling: Central Air
  • Heating: Forced Air, Electric Baseboard, Humidifier, Gas
  • Heat Zones: 4
  • Sewer: City/Town Sewer
  • Water: City/Town Water




Other Details


  • Tax Year: 2017
  • Taxes: $29,340


Listed by Ilene Solomon of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Newton - Centre St.

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