Delightful Newton Home Set on a Road Less Traveled!

Delightful Newton Home Set on a Road Less Traveled!

99 Atwood Avenue, Unit 99
Newton, MA 02460
Offered at $825,000

You will fall in love with this beautifully maintained home tucked away on a tree-lined side street in the heart of the much-loved Village of Newtonville. Starting with the sun-splashed living room which perfectly blends moderns updates with charming original details. Imagine sitting by the gas fireplace gathering with friends in this comfortable space. A wide archway opens to the formal dining room. Both rooms have wide crown molding and built-in units. The eat-in kitchen has stainless steel appliances, stone countertops, recessed lighting, a glass tile backsplash, and a pantry. The appliances are high-end products: Bosch Silence Plus 44 dBA Dishwasher, Bosch Stove, and FIsher&Paykel refrigerator.

A sunroom is a lovely place for reading, working, or just relaxing. Step out to the deck and enjoy morning coffee as you look out over the treetops.

The layout is ideal with three bedrooms and a family bath located down the hallway away from the living area. Plenty of closets are in every room.

The third floor has a suite of spacious rooms which offer lots of possibilities depending on your lifestyle–and your needs and wants. Enter to a large center hall big enough to be a yoga retreat or an exercise room. There is a fourth bedroom with an adjacent full bath. The den would also be a perfect office space, playroom, or media room. In addition, there is lots of storage space on this floor.

There are so many features in this thoughtfully crafted home including garage parking plus one off-street parking space, central air, a private entry, a partially finished basement with a private laundry room with Frigidaire washer/dryers are and a stunning bluestone patio–ready for relaxing over lemonade, or dining Al Fresco!

Quality of life can be yours at 99 Atwood Avenue!

MLS #72881052
9 Rooms, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths
1,966 sq. ft. Living Space
Condo Fee: $250 – includes Master Insurance, Exterior Maintenance, Landscaping, Snowplowing, Common Utilities

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The location is golden, a stone’s throw to the new Cabot School, Newton North High School, and the growing number of places to dine, shop, buy groceries, have coffee with friends–Just a half-mile to the Newtonville Commuter Rail!

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Newtonville Commuter Rail. 99 Atwood Avenue is .5 mile to the train.

NEWTONVILLE COMMUNITY HAS SO MUCH TO OFFER!

COMMUNITY CENTERS
The New Art Center
Newton Senior Center
West Suburban YMCA
Down Under Yoga
Newton Community Education

GOOD EATS
John Brewer’s Tavern
Cabot’s Ice Cream
Cooks
Los Amigos Taqueria
Mida
Newtonville Pizza
Olivia’s Bistro
Starbucks
Village Cafe

GROCERIES
Whole Foods
Trader Joes
Star Market
Marty’s

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Take the Elevator Up to this Spacious, Bright Condo with Great Outdoor Space

Take the Elevator Up to this Spacious, Bright Condo with Great Outdoor Space

Luxury living at 77 Court Street located less than a half-mile to vibrant, revitalized Newtonville with lots of shops, restaurants, and the advantage of the Commuter Rail and easy access to all highways.

Enter the two-level unit with an open layout, chef’s kitchen with waterfall quartz island, and dining and living area with sliders opening to a large deck. The cathedral ceiling adds to the drama. Stairs lead to a loft area on the second floor. Two master suites, one on the first floor and another upstairs–both with full baths and walk-in closets. Additional guest bedroom or office on the second floor off the open loft area.

This 2017 new construction building has an excellent Condo Association. Friendly lobby and shared outside space in the rear with picnic table and charcoal burning grill ready for you to enjoy.

77 Court Street, Unit 302, Newton, Offered at $1,229,000, MLS # 72803755
Eight rooms, three bedrooms, two full baths, one-half bath, Living area 2,230 sq. ft.

If you would like a Buyer Agent’s advice as you tour the home, contact me at Janet@JanetPorcaro.net or call 617-797-9497.

The listing broker is Haywood Kristiansen Group, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Warren Residential.

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Rare Luxurious Two Bedroom Condominium in Beautiful Newtonville

Rare Luxurious Two Bedroom Condominium in Beautiful Newtonville

77 Court Street, Unit 207, Newtonville, MA 02460
MLS # 72756422
Offered at $865,000
4 rooms
2 bedrooms
2 full baths
Living area 1,575 sq. ft.

One floor living in a 2017 new construction elevator building located in the heart of Newtonville. This large corner unit offers An open floor plan that has white oak floors, high ceilings, and over-sized windows affording amazing light.

This home checks all the boxes!

The kitchen features Caesarstone polished counters with an oversized waterfall island, custom kitchen cabinets, and stainless steel energy-saving appliances. The Master Suite has a walk-in closet and a large bath with double sinks and a glass-enclosed step-in shower. Both baths have spa-like finishes.

Over-sized windows and amazing light throughout the day. Other “essential amenities” include an in-unit washer/dryer, large private deck, and separate utilities.

The cherry on top is the parking:  one garage parking space and one outside parking space, not to forget, a large private storage room.

This traditional architectural style New England building fits perfectly in the neighborhood of traditional homes on a side street.  The building is professionally managed and has elegant common areas including a community library in the foyer and an outside garden area with a grill and picnic bench.

Outside common area

Patio with picnic bench and charcoal grill.

It is conveniently located to the center of Newtonville, with easy access to major highways, commuter rail, express bus line, shopping, schools, and more.

The listing broker is Luan White, Coldwell Banker Realty – Brookline

If you would like a Buyer Agent’s advice as you tour the home, contact me at Janet@JanetPorcaro.net or call 617-797-9497.

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Auburndale Center Entrance Colonial under $1M!

Auburndale Center Entrance Colonial under $1M!

MLS # 72749002
44 King Street
Auburndale, MA 02466
Offered at $850,000

An attainable Center Entrance Colonial in bucolic Auburndale is a rare find and this beautiful home is sitting on a large, flat lot on a single access side-street. The two-car garage is another positive feature for sure! With the interior freshly painted and the refinished hardwood floors, you can take in the classic layout and charming architectural details. The first-floor living space has a bonus sunroom, which would make a great playroom or office. The third floor has a spacious front-to-back master bedroom, two additional bedrooms, and a full bath. The lower level has finished space with a renovated family room/office and a new full bath.

Historic Auburndale lies along the Charles River banks, making for beautiful parks and walking and biking paths. The Auburndale Village Center is full of charming places to eat and shop. For commuters, there is easy access to all major routes by car. Public transportation is also easily accessed through the Green Line T stop at Riverside or the Auburndale Commuter Rail Station.

The Listing Agent is The Wilson Group, Keller Williams Realty, Chestnut Hill

If you would like a Buyer Agent’s advice as you tour the home, contact me at Janet@JanetPorcaro.net or call 617-797-9497.

The information in this listing was gathered from third-party sources including the seller and public records. MLS Property Information Network and its subscribers disclaim any and all representations or warranties as to the accuracy of this information. Content ©2011 MLS Property Information Network, Inc.

184 Cabot Street, Newton, MA 02458

184 Cabot Street, Newton, MA 02458

Updated condominium with beautiful hardwood floors, two master bedrooms, 2018 breakfast nook, new deck and more. Located in the beloved Cabot School neighborhood. Enjoy the state-of-the-art school and surrounding parks!

If you would like a Buyer Agent’s advice as you tour the home, contact me at Janet@JanetPorcaro.net or call 617-797-9497.

MLS #72627478
184 Cabot Street, #184, Newton, MA 02458
Offered at $989,000
7 rooms
7 bedrooms
7 full baths
Living area 2006 sq. ft.

The listing broker is Michael Kwan, Denkar Realty Group

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A Remarkable Home with Historic Significance in Newton

A Remarkable Home with Historic Significance in Newton

Step back in time with this stunning Victorian era Gothic/Greek Revival lovingly restored and updated and modernized over the years.

Exterior
The sheltering wrap-around porch is supported by a set of hand-turned Doric columns. The pitch of the roof is steep with deep curves and at the peak of the front façade, a diamond-shaped window echoes the sharp roof point. The grounds have been professionally landscaped with mature flowering, plantings, tiered gardens, brick walkways. a stone fire pit, and a stone patio water fountain.

Interior
The living room surrounded by original Richardson ceiling to floor summer windows which are unique as described by the current owner.

“The lower sash, larger than the upper sash, is designed to lift up into the wall cavity, maximizing the opening for fresh air. The main part of the house is shaped like a fat “T”, which results in almost all rooms containing windows on at least two faces. The tall ceilings, large windows, and shade from the large trees kept (and keeps) the house cool, even in the heat of the summer.”

Floor to ceiling windows

Floor to ceiling windows

Beautiful archway and restored stairway

Beautiful archway and restored stairway

Spacious eat-in kitchen with Granite Counters and fully functional 1939 Glenwood Stove. Seller offers an allowance for the buyer to have the stove replaced. Oak floors replaced and finished to period detail, features eco-friendly bamboo flooring, some original sweetheart pine floors, the kitchen is finished in Ash and Dining room in Brazilian Cherry.

Antique stove fully operational

Antique stove fully operational

Ash and Brazilian Cherry

Ash and Brazilian Cherry

Sun-filled bedrooms feature original moldings and ample storage. The second floor Juliet Balcony was designed to bridge across to the backyard terrace.

Master Bedroom with Juliet Balcony

Bedroom with Juliet Balcony

Ornate Bay Window

Ornate Bay Window

Second floor laundry room

Second floor laundry room

All full baths have heated radiant tile flooring.

Updated baths with marble and large shower

Updated baths with marble and large shower

The History
Around 1864, an unmarried woman named Priscilla Frothingham built her summer cottage in the style of a Greek Revival. She referred to the property as her “Woodside Cottage.” Since the Boston and Worcester Railroad created a Newtonville train stop in 1860, many Bostonians found Newton to be the perfect summer destination. The railroad system made ornamental architectural details and metal parts affordable. This beautiful home is filled with many unique decorations and flourishes. History has it that Priscilla lived in the home for many years with her companion, Hannah Allen. The 1855 state census and 1870 federal census indicate women, born in Ireland, lived in the maids’ quarters as housekeepers. She also had maids living in the quarters located over the

Historical significance

Historical significance

kitchen. When the home was built, it was pre-Victorian and over the years, the house was “modernized” more in the Victorian fashion. As was done in the day, the house was originally heated by fireplaces. Later there were hot water radiators installed which were fueled by coal. In the heat of summer, the tall ceilings, large windows, and shade from the large trees kept (and keeps) the house cool. It is rumored that during the Civil War, Priscilla’s nephew, a minister in Salem, was involved in the Underground Railroad. In the 1920’s Betty Davis was reported as having slept in the house occasionally while attending Newton North High School. Listed on the National Register of Historic places, circa 1846, this beautiful home is a treasure.

MLS # 72530283
480 Walnut St, Newton, MA 02460
Offered at $1,649,000
12 rooms
5 bedrooms
2x full baths
1x half bath
Living area 3,648 sq. ft.
Lot size: 24,342 sq. ft

The listing broker is Greer Tan Swiston

If you would like a Buyer Agent’s advice as you tour the home, contact me at Janet@JanetPorcaro.net or call 617-797-9497.

The information in this listing was gathered from third-party sources including the seller and public records. MLS Property Information Network and its subscribers disclaim any and all representations or warranties as to the accuracy of this information. Content ©2011 MLS Property Information Network, Inc.