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Magnificent Chestnut Hill Estate

9 Lawrence Road
Newton, MA

One of Newton's most distinctive homes retains the grandeur of early 20th century architecture. Nestled 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 & Frazer. The elegant ballroom-sized living room - highlighted by exquisite detailing , mahogany woodwork with intricate carving, ornamental ceilings with elaborate plaster detail, and a gas fireplace - opens to a light-filled solarium with a lattice work ceiling. The banquet-sized dining room features mahogany paneling with mother of pearl inlaid borders, and built in buffet and china cabinets. The beautifully designed fully equipped and updated eat-in-kitchen has a center island, abundant storage, dining and sitting areas. Outstanding master suite with his and her baths plus eight additional bedrooms on the second and third floors. Spectacular great room on third floor. Minutes to shops, the T & major routes.

MLS #71915622


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