House of the Week: Lakeside home in central Newton, steps from T stop, has wrap-around porch, home gym, 6 bedrooms
Living by the lake within walking distance of a T-stop isn’t very common, but there’s a Boston-area home on the market that ticks both of these boxes.
12 Lake Terrace at Newton Center recently entered the market with an asking price of just under $ 5.5 million. Just steps from the Newton Center MBTA stop, this home sits right on the shores of Crystal Lake.
The house, built in 1899, has six bedrooms, five bathrooms and 5,400 square feet of living space and spans about a quarter of an acre.
“Spectacular Colonial Renaissance lakefront on Crystal Lake in Newton Center!” Absolutely magnificent 5,400 square foot waterfront home with a wraparound porch and a plethora of windows overlooking the lake. The house has undergone a complete renovation and restoration by a renowned builder. The design evokes a sense of long-standing luxury and elegance with the exquisite touches of today. The spectacular main level takes full advantage of the spectacular lake views with glass walls and doors leading to the expansive deck. Strong points: well-appointed kitchen with marble counters and high-end stainless steel appliances; dining room; spacious family room; graceful dining room with fireplace; to study; and yoga studio. The second floor includes a magnificent master bedroom with spa-style bathroom and lake view, and two other bedrooms sharing a beautiful bathroom. The third floor is ideal for the au pair. The incredible lower level features a guest suite, kitchen, gym, and access to the pitch.