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April 2016 - JANET PORCARO

Newton Single Family Golf Course Views

Newton Single Family Golf Course Views

Newton Single Family Golf Course Views

Under contract in less than two weeks! Closing June 15, 2016!

1899 Newton Highlands Grand Victorian

1899 Newton Highlands Grand Victorian

1899 Newton Highlands Grand Victorian

Grand Victorian with proper front porch

Grand Victorian with proper front porch

No wonder this home went under agreement so quickly. A house with original architectural detail like this is not easy to find these days–especially one with a corner lot in the highly desirable Newton Highlands. The beautiful exterior facade includes an elegant front porch ready for sitting and sipping lemonade as you watch the world go by. This grand old home has high ceilings, large foyer, and over-sized windows of various forms and patterns. The many fine details like the paneled doors and brass chandeliers are consistent with a nineteenth century Queen Anne Victorian home.

This sweet home begs politely to be returned to her former glory, yet insists on certain modern updates. Victorian homes, in general,  speak to the creative designer in all of us who have spent time browsing HookedonHouses, or enjoyed a This Old House renovation story. The choices are endless.

Multiple fireplaces were typical in these homes.

Multiple fireplaces were typical in these homes.

http://hookedonhouses.net/2013/04/14/a-victorian-farmhouse-for-sale-in-pennsylvania/

Bedroom with pink floral wallpaper and inviting window seat

Listing agent, Chris Vietor, friend and colleague at the KW Chestnut Hill Market Center

Listing agent, Chris Vietor, friend and colleague at the KW Chestnut Hill Market Center

MLS #71969523

Offered at $995,000 – under agreement in 8 days

  • 9 rooms
  • 6 bedrooms
  • 5 full baths, 1 half bath
  • Approx. Living Area 3400 sq. ft.
  • Approx. Lot size: 9569 sq. ft
  • Listing agent is Chris Vietor, Keller Williams

If you would like assistant from a Buyer Agent’s in finding similar homes, contact me at 617-797-9497 or email Janet@JanetPorcaro. I’m ready to move when you are.

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New Construction Homes Under Warranty

New Construction Homes Under Warranty

Sold by Janet

Buyer agent: Janet Porcaro

New Construction Homes Under Warranty

If an older home is not your cup of tea and a fieldstone basement gives you the willies, then a new construction home may be just what you need. Many buyers are choosing to buy new homes because of the many advantages; easy maintenance, energy efficiency, comfort and indoor air quality control, and, if you buy early enough in the process, the ability to design your own home.

Read about the advantages of buying new at NewHomeSource.com.

Still the process of buying a new home has its challenges. The Greater Boston Area continues to be a strong seller’s market, and land is at a premium, so there is a lack of inventory. Finding the right home in the best locations takes fortitude. In addition, touring new homes in the early construction stage means you need to be able to visualize the final space with just the help of drawings and photos of similar products.

Keeping all this in mind, buying a new home is exciting and offers quality of life on a high level.

This handsome colonial is located on a lovely tree lined street in Newton Lower Falls and is located on the 16th green of the Leo J. Martin Golf Course. Congratulations to my buyers, Carol and Bob. I wish them much happiness in their beautiful NEW home.

Views of the Leo J. Martin Golf Course

Views of the Leo J. Martin Golf Course

 

 

 

 

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Newton Single Family Colonial Golf Course Views

Newton Single Family Colonial Golf Course Views

Newton Single Family Colonial Golf Course Views

Newton Center Entrance Colonial

Newton Center Entrance Colonial

Come home to a lovingly updated center entrance colonial. Enter to a generous foyer with large coat closet, and be drawn into this bright and airy home. The classic layout opens to rooms on either side of the foyer. On the left is a beautiful room suitable for a family room or a dining area. It leads to a white kitchen with a breakfast bar. On the right is a front-to-back living room with a fireplace opening to an additional charming room with a wall of windows. As I toured this home, I kept waiting for the other shoe to drop…it never did. The layout of houses uses space wisely.

Off the kitchen is a lovely long 3 season porch with golf course views. A spacious back yard and a 2 car garage are additional features. This home has two frontages, one on Beacon Street and the other on Walsingham where there is a private road leading to the entrance of the garage. There is also a powder room on the first floor.

Kitchen with breakfast bar

Kitchen with breakfast bar

Golf course views from porch

Golf course views from porch

The second floor has an great layout with 3 bedrooms including spacious master bedroom and a full bath. The basement is a beautiful finished space with media room/playroom/office, half bath, and laundry room.

Living room with fireplace

Living room with fireplace

This home is waiting for you to fall in love and, as they say, “Just move in!”

OPEN HOUSES SUNDAY APRIL 3, 2016 1 – 3PM

MLS #71980092

Offered at $699,000

  • 8 rooms
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 1 full bath, 2 half baths
  • Approx. Living Area 2400 sq. ft.
  • Approx. Lot size: 11,600 sq. ft
  • Listing agent is Robert Gill, Keller Williams Realty

If you would like a Buyer Agent’s assistance in finding similar homes, contact me at 617-797-9497 or email Janet@JanetPorcaro. I’m ready to move when you are.

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