Commonwealth Avenue may be one of the most well-known streets in Massachusetts. It is lined with stately, classic residences and is a popular thoroughfare linking the Boston to the suburbs. It includes a unique westbound one-way carriage lane and is home of Heartbreak Hill in Newton, one of the most noteworthy points on the Boston Marathon route. This beautiful colonial has proudly stood Commonwealth Avenue for more than eight decades and has played a significant role in sustaining the neighborhood's reputation for offering some of the most stunning real estate in the state.
This home's interior is just as impressive as its traditional foundation and renowned address with four finished levels and ten spacious rooms, all designed and decorated for the utmost comfort of its residents and guests. The first level contains an inviting living room with many warm features, including rich mahogany walls, an efficient gas fireplace and French doors that lead to a charming den. There are two dining options on this floor -- the formal dining area and a gourmet kitchen supplied with premier ingredients, such as stainless steel appliances and granite surfaces. A lovely breakfast nook for informal family gatherings is also included.
The second floor hosts a master suite with a full, private bath, four spacious family bedrooms and a full, family bath. The third story provides versatile lodging accommodations with a fifth bedroom and full bath. The basement takes full advantage of this home's generous footprint and expands its living space with a playroom, workshop and laundry area.
An oversized driveway, large patio and quarter of an acre of plot supply many outdoor recreational opportunities.
Living in Newton offers many advantages, ranging from its easy of commute with direct access to major routes and multiple forms of public transportation. It also offers a variety of retail and restaurant choices.
Location: 1888 Commonwealth Ave.
Baths: 3 full, 1 half
Living Area: 3,614 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 11,432 sq. ft. (.26 acres)
Listing Agent: MB Associates, William Raveis R.E. & Home Services, 617-818-2447
Open House: Sunday, Feb. 17, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
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