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78 Leeson Ln (119 Elgin St) Newton, MA
$ 2,548,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#72806449
  • TypeContingent
  • CityNewton
  • Zip02459
  • StyleColonial
  • Year Built1860
  • Taxes20930
  • Price$ 2,548,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Full Bathrooms3
  • Half Bathrooms0
  • Sqr Footage4080
  • Lot Size0.43 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Emily Gloss with Compass.
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Property Description

Just a stone’s throw from the shops and restaurants in Newton Centre and a few yards to the conservation area of Webster Woods, discover 78 Leeson Lane. Tucked away on a private way, this historic and lovingly maintained, thoughtfully renovated 4 Bedroom, 3 Bath home is situated on over 18,000 square feet of manicured grounds with private woods. This unique home includes a charming studio-cottage, ideal for additional rental income or in-law apartment. The J.R. Leeson house welcomes you through its generous foyer with soaring ceilings, stairs of imported marble, and leaded glass walls. Enjoy the architectural details of grand formal spaces as well as comfortable spaces for gathering with family and friends both inside and out including two family/play rooms, wrap around porch and patio. This home is a treasure with updates that include new windows, extensive irrigation system, roof work, Nest systems and A/C. Convenient to Boston, Cambridge and Hospitals via Green Line, Pike, Rte 9.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Bowen/MasonRice Elementary School Brown/OakHill Middle School Newton South High School
Price History
3/31/2021 Listed $2,548,000

General Features

Amenities Public Transportation, Shopping, Walk/Jog Trails, Conservation Area, T-Station
Cooling Zones 6
Elementary School Bowen/MasonRice
Energy Features Prog. Thermostat
Exterior Features Porch, Patio, Balcony, Gutters, Sprinkler System
Fireplaces 2
Flooring Hardwood
Full Baths 3
Heat Zones 1
Heating Steam
High School Newton South
Interior Features Security System, Cable Available
Lead Paint Unknown
Middle School Brown/OakHill
Parking Features Off-Street, Tandem
Parking Spaces 4
Road Type Private, Paved
Roof Asphalt/Fiberglass Shingles
Sewer City/Town Sewer
Square Feet 4080.00
State Massachusetts
Style Colonial

Interior Features

Basement Yes
Basement Features Unfinished Basement
Cooling System Ductless Mini-Split System
Family Room Description Flooring - Hardwood, French Doors, Exterior Access
Kitchen Description Flooring - Laminate, Countertops - Stone/Granite/Solid, Stainless Steel Appliances, Wine Chiller, Peninsula
Laundry Description Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile
Master Bath Yes
Total Bedrooms 4

Exterior Features

Exterior Clapboard
Lot Description Paved Drive


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 02459

AVG $1.88M
AVG $15,300
AVG 14
Year Built
AVG 1917

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