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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511 Ward Street, Newton, MA
Open House

MLS Number 72379505

  • Single Family
  • Next Open House: Sat 18th 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Parking Spaces 4
  • Year Built 1900
  • Full Bath 2

Stately and sun-filled ten room Colonial in a premier Newton Centre location. This lovely home features an enclosed vestibule which leads into a gracious foyer, a front-to-back living room which opens to a fabulous enclosed porch, an elegant oversized dining room with a wood burning fireplace, and a kitchen with stainless steel appliances and a butler's pantry. The magnificent stairway leads to a landing with a leaded-glass bow window and a window seat. The second floor features a large master bedroom, two generous-sized family bedrooms and two full bathrooms. There are two bedrooms and a sitting area on the third floor. The lower level includes a family room and laundry room. Amenities include gleaming wood floors, high ceilings and a wonderful, private backyard. This location provides easy access to shops, parks, public transportation, highways, hospitals and houses of worship.

Listed by Susan Evans of Hammond Residential Real Estate

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Castles Luxury
466 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston MA, 02215
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164 Pearl Street, Newton, MA 02458

Price$725,000

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Open House

MLS Number 72379464

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Next Open House: Sat 18th 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Bathroom 2
  • Year Built 1920
  • Full Bath 2

Welcome home to 164 Pearl Street. Stunning, complete 2014 renovation boasts an open floor plan, two-plus levels of living, incredible location, and all the bells and whistles, which make this home a true gem! Exterior features include two (front and rear covered decks) an exclusive garage space, and wonderful common areas. Interior kitchen features include stainless appliances, granite counters with breakfast bar. Other interior features include crown moldings, recessed lighting, and gas fireplace. Tons of closet space and additional storage. Master bath comes replete with double vanity, jacuzzi and full shower. Recent additions include custom bookshelves which create a serene office environment for those that work at home, Nest system, solar skylight blinds, Elfa closet storage, custom drawers in Master suite. Convenient express bus to downtown Boston. Walk to area restaurants and amenities, even Whole foods is within walking distance! Pets allowed.

Listed by Kenzo Tatsuno of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Framingham

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Castles Luxury
466 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston MA, 02215
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16 Duane Avenue, Newton, MA
Open House

MLS Number 72379708

  • Single Family
  • Next Open House: Sat 18th 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Parking Spaces 2
  • Year Built 1870
  • Full Bath 1

This cozy, renovated single-family home nestled on a side street within walking distance to West Newton shoppes and restaurants is a must-see! Enjoy a spacious eat-in kitchen with granite counter-tops and a gas range. Gleaming hardwood floors shine throughout. The bonus room in the back of the house makes for a great office space or playroom. Two large bedrooms offer plenty of room for the growing family. Commuting is a breeze with easy access to routes 90 and 95 and close proximity to bus stops and West Newton commuter rail. All you have to do is move right in!

Listed by Ben Resnicow and Elizabeth Bain of Commonwealth Standard Realty Advisors

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466 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston MA, 02215
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65 Pearl Street, Newton, MA 02458

Price$799,000

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Open House

MLS Number 72376498

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Next Open House: Thu 16th 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Bathroom 3
  • Year Built 1881
  • Full Bath 3

Welcome home! Beautiful recently renovated condo is waiting for YOU to come fill it with memories! This home radiates w/ tons of natural light & boasts gleaming HW floors throughout! Level 1 is great for entertaining guests & offers a bright & sunny living room w/ a fireplace. Formal dining room features high ceilings & opens into the gorgeous updated kitchen featuring granite countertops, s/s appliances, beautiful tile backsplash AND recessed lighting! Off the kitchen is a conveniently located mud room with exterior access. ¾ bathroom with 2 staircases to the upstairs completes level 1. Level 2 offers 3 generously sized bedrooms w/ ample closet space, access to the deck and a full bath. Need more space? Level 3 provides 2 MORE bedrooms with plenty of closet space and a full bath with a lovely tiled shower and granite countertop sink. Located in desirable Newton location! Close to public transportation, shopping, parks, trails, T-Station and more! Come see all this home has to offer!

Listed by Darlene Umina of Lamacchia Realty, Inc.

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466 Commonwealth Avenue
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65 Pearl Street, Newton, MA

Price$799,000

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Open House

MLS Number 72376497

  • Single Family
  • Next Open House: Thu 16th 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Parking Spaces 2
  • Year Built 1881
  • Full Bath 3

Welcome home! Beautiful recently renovated condo is waiting for YOU to come fill it with memories! This home radiates w/ tons of natural light & boasts gleaming HW floors throughout! Level 1 is great for entertaining guests & offers a bright & sunny living room w/ a fireplace. Formal dining room features high ceilings & opens into the gorgeous updated kitchen featuring granite countertops, s/s appliances, beautiful tile backsplash AND recessed lighting! Off the kitchen is a conveniently located mud room with exterior access. ¾ bathroom with 2 staircases to the upstairs completes level 1. Level 2 offers 3 generously sized bedrooms w/ ample closet space, access to the deck and a full bath. Need more space? Level 3 provides 2 MORE bedrooms with plenty of closet space and a full bath with a lovely tiled shower and granite countertop sink. Located in desirable Newton location! Close to public transportation, shopping, parks, trails, T-Station and more! Come see all this home has to offer!

Listed by Darlene Umina of Lamacchia Realty, Inc.

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466 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston MA, 02215
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69 Commonwealth Park West, Newton, MA

Price$1,164,000

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MLS Number 72376778

  • Single Family
  • Parking Spaces 3
  • Year Built 1930
  • Full Bath 3
  • Bathroom 4

Location Location Location... says it all in the generously sized colonial. Built in 1930 but with the extra addition it is now a full 2328 Sq Ft of living space. This newer space includes the family room and the master bedroom and bath above it plus a playroom in the basement area. The first floor has a LR with a fireplace, a music area or den adjacent and opens into the dining room.The family room is off the back of the house and has full access to the open kitchen with many storage cabinets and eating island. The upstairs has 4 bedrooms with the master off the back with its own bath and a large walk in closet. The rooms both up and down have gleaming hardwood floors. Again this home is located on a quiet side street off of Commonwealth Ave This location gives easy access to many houses of worship, the highway and the schools. It is located in the Macon-Rice elementary school district. From this location you can pick either the Newton North or South High School.

Listed by Anne W. Carlson and Martha Schleck of William Raveis R.E. & Home Services

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466 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston MA, 02215
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1082 Walnut Street, Newton, MA

MLS Number 72376386

  • Single Family
  • Parking Spaces 4
  • Year Built 1925
  • Full Bath 2
  • Bathroom 4

Location!Location! Developer opportunity or extensive gut rehab, being sold "as is".1925 Colonial with gum wood detail and a fireplace. First floor has a kitchen with expansion possibilities. Open living room/dining room, family room, & additional rooms used as home offices, two half baths & 1 additional bedroom. The second floor has four corner bedrooms, & two full baths, including master suite. Large unfinished attic area off 2nd floor plus third floor attic. Many rooms have hardwood floors. There is an unfinished basement with washer/dryer hookup. There is a two car garage with outdoor parking for four cars.Terraced rear yard with stone wall and patio area. Easy to Newton Highlands MBTA 'D' line, Whole Foods, shopping & restaurants. Buyers to do their own due diligence. Do not walk property without listing agent present. NO OPEN HOUSES! SHOWINGS will begin Tues. 08/14/18 12-3 and Wed. 4-6 Pm by appointment only Reference MLS# 72376395

Listed by Rochelle Shoostine of Rochelle Real Estate

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466 Commonwealth Avenue
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200/202 Crafts, Newton, MA 02460

MLS Number 72373883

  • Multi-Family 2 Family - 2 Units Up/Down
  • Year Built 1890
  • Bedrooms 8

ATTENTION CONTRACTORS/INVESTORS/developers . Fabulous Newtonville location. Minutes to either Newtonville or Nonantum! WALKING Distance to commuter rail or buses to Down Town, Wonderfully proportioned two-family home. !st floor unit has 2 bedrooms and 1 bath, 11" ceilings, and 2nd floor unit is on 2 levels and has 6 Bed, 1 bath.t. 3332 sqft of interior living space. This is in the Mann, Day and North school districts. THIS PROPERTY NEED TLC. BEING SOLD A IS! Showings by appointment, . Don't miss this opportunity!!!

Listed by The Greene Team and Patty Walsh Greene of Centre Realty Group

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466 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston MA, 02215
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18 Auburndale Avenue, Newton, MA 02465
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MLS Number 72373240

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Half Bath 1
  • Bathroom 3
  • Year Built 1890
  • Full Bath 2

Move right in to this wonderful 3 bedroom 2.5 bath townhouse in a great location just outside of fantastic West Newton Square! You'll love the huge leaded glass windows and high ceilings. The kitchen features white shaker style wood cabinetry with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, and is open to the dining room with a lovely built in china cabinet. The living room has tons of light with bay windows. The second level features two good sized bedrooms and a full bath. The third floor features a master suite with an updated white tile bath. The home has new solar panels, a new roof, and the furnace and water heater are both 4 years old. Most windows are original and have been restored. The unit includes 1 deeded space in the 2 car garage, a covered back porch perfect for summer dining and a lovely shared yard and garden. Close to schools, pubic transportation including the commuter rail and express bus stop to downtown Boston, parks, shops and restaurants.

Listed by Deanna Salemme of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Newton - Centre St.

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466 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston MA, 02215
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1268 Boylston Street, Newton, MA 02464

MLS Number 72372699

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bathroom 1
  • Year Built 1900
  • Full Bath 1
  • Bedrooms 4

Fantastic location and exceptional value plus the excellent Newton Public Schools. This sunny upper floor 4-bedrooms, two-car parking space condo unit is close to T station, shopping districts, and highways. Hard to find off the main road route-9 this home sits low on the inbound access ramp, you won't see the imposing traffic or hear the excessive noise. Two levels of wonderful living space for everyone in the family. Enjoy the nice large common backyard abutting the Sudbury Aqueduct as the property line. Washer/dryer in-unit, lots of closet space and storage. Additional storage in the basement. This home is a short distance to the Elliot T station. It is truly a lovely gem in a great commuter location with or without a car. Well maintained condo building with a newer roof and siding. New 2017 hot water tank.

Listed by Jason Pan, Chingi Jenny Chen, Grace Fung and Victoria Lin of Midtown Properties, Inc.

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466 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston MA, 02215
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