Newton MA Historic Homes

To be considered "historic," a property must have three essential attributes: sufficient age, a relatively high degree of physical integrity, and historical significance.

Age: A property must be "old enough" to be considered historic. Generally speaking, this means that a property must be at least 50 years old, although this is just a general rule of thumb. 

Integrity: In addition to having sufficient age, a property must retain its historic physical integrity. For a building, structure, landscape feature, historic site, or historic district, this means that the property must be relatively unchanged. Its essential character-defining features relative to its significance must still be present. For a traditional cultural property, integrity means that the site must be recognizable to today's affiliated cultural group, evidenced through tradition, and still used or revered in some way.

Significance: Finally, and most importantly, a property must be significant to be considered historic. 

  • direct association with individuals, events, activities, or developments that shaped our history or that reflect important aspects of our history
  • embodying the distinctive physical and spatial characteristics of an architectural style or type of building, structure, landscape, or planned environment, or a method of construction, or by embodying high artistic values or fine craftsmanship
  • having the potential to yield information important to our understanding of the past through archaeological, architectural, or other physical investigation and analysis.

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480 Walnut Street Newton MA 02460

Price$1,750,000

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MLS Number 72454951

  • Single Family
  • Next Open House: Sat 2nd 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Parking Spaces 6
  • Village Newtonville
  • Year Built 1846

Broker Open 2/21. Open House weekend Sat & Sun 3/2 & 3/3. Private Showings by request. Beautiful Victorian with many original details lovingly restored, known as the Frothingham House. Features classic wood floors, 10+ ft ceilings and beautiful tall and wide windows. 2nd floor laundry room. Heated tile floors in the bathroom. Convenient to village center, senior center, groceries, MBTA buses and commuter rail. Easy access to the I90 (Mass Pike) or I95 (rte 128). Less than a mile from schools, parks and near city hall and the public library as well.

Listed by Greer Tan Swiston of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate

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12 Cross Street Newton MA 02465

Price$749,000

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MLS Number 72455348

  • Single Family
  • Next Open House: Sat 23rd 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Parking Spaces 3
  • Year Built 1890
  • Full Bath 2

When you walk in this house it feels good! Bright and airy side entrance colonial close enough to everything, but, away from all the hustle and bustle of it all. This welcoming home has an updated kitchen with pretty cherry cabinets, granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances and opens up into a family room with hardwood floors & fireplace. Formal living room and dining room finish off the first floor. Second floor has 3 bedrooms and the 2nd of 2 full baths with ample closet space. Easy access to West Newton Square where you'll find access to public transportation via, bus and commuter rail. Other area amenities include, West Newton Cinema, CVS, banks, hair salons, nail salons, pizzeria shop, bakery and fine dining. Roof approx. 10 years old. Offers to be presented to owners 5:00 Monday evening.

Listed by Cynthia Lanciloti of Kraft Fine Homes

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21-23 Newtonville Avenue Newton MA 02458
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MLS Number 72455346

  • Multi-Family 2 Family - 2 Units Up/Down
  • Next Open House: Sat 23rd 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Year Built 1910
  • Bedrooms 10

RARE and UNIQUE opportunity to own one of Newton Corner's grand oversized two-family Victorians after 34 years!! 18 Rooms (10 Bedrooms & 4 Full Baths)! Magnificent southwest facing corner lot home boasts 9' high ceilings, original crown molding, sun filled rooms, generous living space, hardwood floors, original Victorian gas lamp fixtures, detached 2 car garage, back patio and fenced yard. Prime location just minutes from the MA Pike, Newton schools and train/bus to Boston. First floor unit is 1,900+ sq ft with a large foyer leading to an open living room and two large bedrooms with guest rooms. The master bedroom features a gas fireplace. Eat-in kitchen with new stainless appliances, two full baths, mudroom and laundry. Second unit consists of 2nd and 3rd floor totaling 2200+ sq ft. Large living room, eat in kitchen, dining room, master bedroom, two additional bedrooms, ample closets. Third floor has 3 over sized bedrooms, bath and laundry. Great rental history! CONDO CONVERSION?

Listed by Maggie Burke of J. Lawn Realty Group

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52 Kelveden Road Newton MA 02468

Price$1,499,000

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MLS Number 72455196

  • Single Family
  • Next Open House: Sat 23rd 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Parking Spaces 2
  • Village Angier School
  • Year Built 1934

Beautiful expanded custom Gambrel style residence nicely sited on a 14,000+sq. ft. lot in coveted Waban location. Wonderful family home with an ideal blend of comfort and formality. The first floor features an open design kitchen with loads of cabinets and counter space, adjoining dining room and family room addition with a wall of floor to ceiling windows. All these rooms over look the gorgeous flat fenced backyard.The back of the house is south facing ensuring the house is delightfully sunny all day long. Comfortable living room with wood burning fireplace, home office or 5th bedroom and a full bath complete this floor. The second floor has 4 nicely sized bedrooms including a master with private bath. Fun finished lower level ideal for game room or exercise. Nearby are all the fabulous shops and restaurants in Waban Square, The Angier Elementary School and the Green line "T" Easy access to highways, Boston and Logan Airport

Listed by Krongel & Paul, Ann Marie Paul, Kathy Krongel and Pierre Johnsson of Hammond Residential Real Estate

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19 Woodbine Street Newton MA 02466
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MLS Number 72455063

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Next Open House: Sat 23rd 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Bathroom 1
  • Year Built 1900
  • Full Bath 1

Beautiful rooftop condo in a lovingly restored (2003) Mansard Victorian offers 3 oversized bedrooms with double sized closets with organizers, wood floors & charming window seats. Walk to the commuter rail or nearby shops, library & restaurants. A short drive to routes 128/95. Character & charm throughout w/high ceilings, wood floors & window seats w/storage. Light filled chef's kitchen w/ skylight, tray ceiling, 6 burner Thermador range, bosch dishwasher & separate work/study area. Bright living room w/fireplace, built in bookshelves, wood floors, window seat & a second work/study area. Walk in pantry includes storage shelves, stackable washer/dryer & direct access to the spacious roof top deck. Updated full bath w/tub/shower & ceramic tile floor complete this condominium home. Additional storage space above the deeded 1 car garage & shared storage shed. 2nd deeded parking space under pergola. Patio space behind the garage is shared. Priced to Sell. A lovely place to call home!

Listed by Wanda McSmith of Realty Executives Boston West

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185 Highland Avenue Newton MA 02465
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MLS Number 72453948

  • Single Family
  • Next Open House: Sat 23rd 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  • Parking Spaces 4
  • Village West Newton Hill
  • Year Built 1880

This elaborate and impressive Victorian style home is in a prime neighborhood of West Newton Hill. The large wrap around porch invites you into its gorgeous foyer with a visual sweep of its well- proportioned large rooms, its living room, family room and dining room. Its 10 foot plus ceilings and oversized windows allow for an abundance of sunlight and a peaceful atmosphere. The second floor has a sitting porch, 4 bedrooms, a master suite and a custom built library and study. The third floor has two additional bedrooms and bonus rooms. This elegant home is in a quiet area and the Mass Pike, Cambridge and Boston can be easily reached.

Listed by Deborah M. Gordon of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Brookline

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31 Kilburn Road Newton MA 02465

MLS Number 72453761

  • Single Family
  • Parking Spaces 2
  • Year Built 1935
  • Full Bath 3
  • Bathroom 3

Location and space are just a few items that make 31 Kilburn Road so special. This large, bright home is situated on a quiet, side street, has an abundance of space and is convenient to everything. It boasts 2 bedrooms plus a master suite with a huge soaking tub. There is a good size kitchen with a breakfast nook and family room off of it. The Family room is drenched in sunlight from the wall of windows and leads to a big deck with a level backyard and a shed that would be perfect for additional storage. The formal living room and dining room have over sized windows to let the sun shine in and the living room also has a working fireplace. The basement is partially finished and would make a great rec room. Attached to the house is a one car garage with an automatic door opener - perfect for stormy days! Buyer or Buyer agent to verify all information.

Listed by Brenda Ward of Beach Realty

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4 Peabody-pearl44 Newton MA 02458

MLS Number 72453753

  • Multi-Family 2 Family - 2 Units Up/Down
  • Year Built 1919
  • Bedrooms 6

The Perfect Investment !!!Elegant and Attractive Stucco two family on a corner lot and in a great Location, Just Minutes to Downtown Boston .Units feature large rooms with high ceilings and lots of character. The Units Feature New Kitchens, New bathrooms, Gleaming Hardwood Floors throughout . New Heating systems a, new central air ,New Electric and New water Heaters on demand just installed. Finished basement with High ceiling .Exterior features wrap around porch and a great balcony area on second Floor. Separate Entrances first Floor 44 Pearl Street second Floor 4 Peabody Street. Separate Water meters .Separate Driveways and much More A potential of bringing $7500 per Month .A tremendous value and an Excellent Investment for Years to come !

Listed by Vincenzo Talarico of SouthernWolf Realty Services

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1 Waban Street Newton MA 02458

Price$1,095,000

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Active With Contract

MLS Number 72453832

  • Multi-Family 2 Family
  • Year Built 1850
  • Bedrooms 5

Opportunity to own a classic New England Colonial Style Two Family In Newton Corner. Upgrades throughout. First floor owner unit is vacant. First floor stated rent is estimate.

Listed by James Lowenstern of Boston, MA

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84 Paul Street Newton MA 02459

MLS Number 72453158

  • Single Family
  • Parking Spaces 4
  • Year Built 1880
  • Full Bath 5
  • Bathroom 6

Amazing location or huge phenomenal house~your choice on why this is the perfect home! Elegant Victorian which has just gone through major renovations.This spectacular home has high ceilings,claw foot tub,3 porches,stained glass,new storms, stunning woodwork, 5 fireplaces(gas&wood),intricate details abound! H.Potter Room under stairs! Great care was taken to retain historic character while updating w/ modern amenities. 2 new master suite options, one w/ fireplace, 3rd bedroom with half bath. Brand new custom kitchen incorporating updated butler's pantry into design flow. 1st floor full bath added! New high efficiency gas furnace w/ central air, insulation blown in. Basement has 11' ceilings and walk out access. Keep as is, for storage/play space or get more return on investment by adding a possible accessory apartment. Home is steps from Newton Centre train, shops & restaurants,as well as Crystal Lake (which can be viewed from home) and Weeks Field.Final reno in process.March delivery.

Listed by Martin Emerson of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate

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