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Listing ID: 72840073
Price: $8,500,000
Price/SqFt: $683.44
Status: Active
Address: 301 Waverley Ave
City: Newton
State: Massachusetts
Postal Code: 02458
Bedrooms: 9
Total Baths: 11
Full Baths: 8
Partial Baths: 3
SqFt: 12,437
Acres: 2.830
County: Middlesex
Welcome to the Hopewell House. This extraordinary estate, presiding over nearly 3 acres is truly a rare offering. A spacious carriage house, clay tennis court, two swimming pools – both indoor and outdoor – and garage parking for nine cars complement the spectacular home, designed in a Classic Revival aesthetic with tan Roman brick enclosed by red tile hip roofing. The main house, featuring nine bedrooms and eleven baths, boasts stunning period details including leaded glass ceilings in the sunrooms and beautiful custom millwork throughout. The carriage house has two bedrooms and two baths, ideal for guests or multi-generational living, while the sweeping, gated grounds offer mature and meticulously maintained landscaping, allowing for a private and serene setting just minutes from Boston. The entertaining possibilities are endless. The Hopewell House was designed in 1920 by famed architect George H. Sidebottom and is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Primary Features

County: Middlesex
Half Baths: 3
Price/SqFt: 683.44
Property Sub Type: Detached
Property Type: Single Family
Year Built: 1920
Zoning: SR1


Appliances: Wall Oven, Dishwasher, Disposal, Compactor, Countertop Range, Refrigerator, Freezer, Washer, Dryer
Basement: yes
Basement Description: Full, Partially Finished, Exterior Access
Bathroom 1 Description: Bathroom - Half, Flooring - Marble
Bathroom 1 Dimensions: 7X10
Bathroom 1 Level: First Floor
Bathroom 2 Description: Bathroom - Full, Bathroom - Tiled With Tub, Bathroom - With Shower Stall, Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile
Bathroom 2 Dimensions: 10X14
Bathroom 2 Level: Second Floor
Bathroom 3 Description: Bathroom - Full, Bathroom - Tiled With Shower Stall, Bathroom - Tiled With Tub, Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile
Bathroom 3 Dimensions: 10X11
Bathroom 3 Level: Second Floor
Bedroom 2 Description: Bathroom - Full, Closet - Walk-in, Flooring - Wall to Wall Carpet
Bedroom 2 Dimensions: 14X16
Bedroom 2 Level: Second Floor
Bedroom 3 Description: Bathroom - Full, Flooring - Wall to Wall Carpet, Balcony - Exterior
Bedroom 3 Dimensions: 15X13
Bedroom 3 Level: Second Floor
Bedroom 4 Description: Bathroom - Full, Flooring - Wall to Wall Carpet
Bedroom 4 Dimensions: 13X14
Bedroom 4 Level: Second Floor
Bedroom 5 Description: Bathroom - Full, Flooring - Hardwood
Bedroom 5 Dimensions: 21X17
Bedroom 5 Level: Third Floor
Cooling: Central Air
Cooling Zones: 10
Dining Room Description: Fireplace, Ceiling - Beamed, Flooring - Hardwood, Wainscoting, Decorative Molding
Dining Room Dimensions: 19X18
Dining Room Level: First Floor
Family Room Description: Flooring - Hardwood, Wet bar
Family Room Dimensions: 20X44
Family Room Level: Basement
Fireplaces: 5
Flooring: Tile, Wall to Wall Carpet, Marble, Hardwood
Heat Zones: 16
Heating: Forced Air, Hot Water Radiators, Gas
Interior Features: Central Vacuum, Security System, Sauna/Steam/Hot Tub, Wetbar, French Doors, Indoor Pool, Elevator
Kitchen Description: Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile, Dining Area, Countertops - Stone/Granite/Solid, French Doors, Kitchen Island, Deck - Exterior, Exterior Access, Recessed Lighting, Stainless Steel Appliances
Kitchen Dimensions: 18X22
Kitchen Level: First Floor
Laundry Description: Dryer Hookup - Electric
Laundry Dimensions: 19X13
Laundry Level: Basement
Living Description: Fireplace, Flooring - Hardwood, Wainscoting, Decorative Molding
Living Dimensions: 19X32
Living Level: First Floor
Master Bath: yes
Master Bedroom Description: Bathroom - Full, Fireplace, Closet - Linen, Closet - Walk-in, Closet/Cabinets - Custom Built, Flooring - Wall to Wall Carpet, Dressing Room
Master Bedroom Dimensions: 20X19
Master Bedroom Level: Second Floor
Number of Rooms: 21
Other 1 Description: Bathroom - Half, Fireplace, Closet - Walk-in, Flooring - Marble
Other 1 Dimensions: 20X20
Other 1 Level: First Floor
Other 1 Room Name: Entry Hall
Other 2 Description: Fireplace, Flooring - Hardwood, French Doors
Other 2 Dimensions: 20X17
Other 2 Level: First Floor
Other 2 Room Name: Library
Other 3 Description: Bathroom - Full, Flooring - Hardwood
Other 3 Dimensions: 17X10
Other 3 Level: Third Floor
Other 3 Room Name: Bedroom
Other 4 Description: Flooring - Hardwood
Other 4 Dimensions: 16X10
Other 4 Level: Second Floor
Other 4 Room Name: Bedroom
Other 5 Description: Flooring - Hardwood
Other 5 Dimensions: 9X12
Other 5 Level: Second Floor
Other 5 Room Name: Bedroom
Other 6 Description: Bathroom - Full, Flooring - Hardwood
Other 6 Dimensions: 15X14
Other 6 Level: Third Floor
Other 6 Room Name: Bedroom
SqFt Including Basement: yes
SqFt Source: Public Record


Color: Tan
Construction: Brick
Entry Only: no
Exterior: Brick
Exterior Features: Porch, Deck, Patio, Balcony, Pool - Inground Heated, Tennis Court, Storage Shed, Professional Landscaping, Sprinkler System, Decorative Lighting, Fenced Yard, Garden Area, Guest House
Foundation: Poured Concrete, Brick
Garage Spaces: 9
Garage/Parking: Detached, Heated, Storage
Hot Water: Natural Gas
Lot Description: Paved Drive, Fenced/Enclosed, Level
Lot Size: 123465
Parking Feature: Off-Street, Paved Driveway
Parking Spaces: 8
Road Type: Public
Roof Material: Tile
Sewer: City/Town Sewer
Style: Colonial Revival
Utility Connections: for Gas Range, for Electric Oven, for Electric Dryer, Washer Hookup
Water: City/Town Water


Area: Newton Corner
Grade School: Underwood/Ward
High School: NNHS
HOA: no
Middle School: Bigelow
Waterfront: no
Waterview: no


Amenities: Public Transportation, Shopping, Swimming Pool, Tennis Court, Park, Golf Course, Medical Facility, Bike Path, Conservation Area, Highway Access, Private School, Public School, T-Station, University
Beachfront: no
Book: 25570
Entered By: CN236431
Lead Paint: Unknown
Listing Alert: No
Main: AN6181
Year Build Description: Approximate, Certified Historic, Renovated Since
Year Built Source: Owner


Assessed Value: 7521900
Disclosure: no
Disclosures: Easement for portion of shared driveway outside of the gate. Seepage in two spots of unfinished basement with heavy rain or snow.
Lender Owned: No
Listing Price Per SqFt: 683.44
Short Sale Lender Approval Required: No
SqFt Disclosures: Does not include the Carriage House.
Tax Year: 2021
Taxes: 80936

Zoning Info

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