Home for Rent

Newton Massachusetts 02466 United States of America

Listing # 75893

Rates From USD 4450 Monthly
Independent Scholar
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Last Updated: Monday, September 28, 2020

Country living in the City. Unique, contemporary, light-filled, 2.5 bdrm luxury furnished Apartment on 4 Acre Estate

Spacious , house sized, (2800 sq ft, 280 sq M) open plan, apartment situated on one complete floor of 1870 truly unique, enchanted,
three-unit Victorian Gothic mansion. Listed on National Registry of Historic Buildings and set in Preservation landscape

Situated in quiet, isolated, secure, (patrolled by 24/7 campus security) historic, gas-lit neighborhood of Boston's garden suburb of Newton with highly rated school system. Set on approx 4 acre (2 Hectares) of secluded, landscaped, forested, hill-top, private estate , surrounded by Lasell College. Magnificent vistas

Master and second bedroom en suite (separate extra large bath and shower). Double Basin. Guest toilet. Partially separated work area with built-in desks for two, adjoining second bedroom

Centrally located for commute to all of the Boston metro. Easy 10 minute walking distance to bus, rail and T transportation and close to shopping and restaurants. Accessible to most Boston area academic institutions. Surrounded, by three golf courses. Easy access to Boston cycle trails into city and out to rural countryside

Our home for years, architecturally renovated and fully updated,, it has three working fireplaces, French doors and decks off each room. Every room sunny with high, 11+ foot cathedral ceilings . Furnished with antiques and original art. Fully modernized with original Victorian Gothic features including inlaid hardwood flooring, mosaic tiles, and original artisan stained glass windows.

Equipped with central heating and air conditioning, all new superior appliances (including speed oven/microwave) electronics, (Sonos audio throughout/with surround-sound/ Fibre optic internet access and hi speed wifi ), laundry, safety systems, (Fully Sprinklered, Gas leak detection) furnishings, bathroom underfloor heating, superior household linens and utensils. Finishes include butcher block counters and desks, handmade tiles and concrete surfaces. It is up one flight of stairs.

Includes on-site parking for three vehicles. Storage on ground level/basement


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices
Surface Size
2800 Sq. Feet
Suited for
4 people
Property Type
Apartment or Condo


Available from Sunday, November 1, 2020 until Saturday, May 1, 2021
Minimum Stay
6 month(s)
Flexible With Dates

*Approximate location of the property is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.

City Newton
Postal Code - State or Province 02466 MA
Country United States of America
Neighborhood Keywords Historic Auburndale, Newton,
Closest University Lasell, Harvard, Wellesley, MIT, Boston College, Brandeis, Babson, Fessenden
University nearby Boston University, Tufts, North Eastern ,Simmons, Suffolk, Bentley, Babson

Rental Price:

USD 4450 Monthly
Rental Fee Comments
Security Deposit and some utilities (HVAC (Individually controlled), Electricity, TV Cable, Fibre Data, Cleaning extra.No Broker fees.References required
Rent Negotiable
Utilities Included
Cleaning Services Included


  • Rural Environment
  • Near Woods
  • Near Shops
  • Walk To Campus
  • Urban Environment
  • Near Ocean/Lake
  • Near Restaurants
  • Sub Urban Environment
  • Near Mountains
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • On Campus
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Available for Long Term
  • Architectural Gem
  • Writing or Country Retreat
  • Historical Home


  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Air-Conditioning
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Printer
  • Stairs
  • Reserved Parking
  • Security System or Doorman
  • Fireplace
  • TV
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Garden
  • ArtStudio
  • Other: Extra Guest Toilet. Basement Storage


Kid Friendly
Small Children Safe
Smoke Free
Pets Welcome
Car Available

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Independent Scholar Independent Scholar (working outside traditional academia) & Retired Academics
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We are a retired professional couple. We are enthusiastic cyclists and our home has easy access to bike trails to the city and countryside. It is thoughtfully designed for easy use, comfortable and well cared for.

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