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Posted by Rachel Hillman Foy on 2/15/2018

This Single-Family in Newton, MA recently sold for $1,938,000. This Tudor style home was sold by Rachel Hillman Foy - Hillman Homes.


69 Farlow Rd, Newton, MA 02458

Single-Family

$1,950,000
Price
$1,938,000
Sale Price

14
Rooms
4
Beds
3/3
Full/Half Baths
OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY December 17th, 12-12pm. Get your perfect slice of Newton in Farlow Hill! Gorgeous Tudor with slate roof that has been meticulously renovated in the 1970s and loved by one family for almost 50 years. Enjoy over 5400 sq ft of living space with exceptional craftsmanship and design. Enter the home into an elegant foyer with stunning hardwood floors and grand staircase. The first floor showcases distinctive details in the many rooms: dining room, living room, sitting room, sun room, den and updated kitchen, which includes granite counters, dining area, beautiful custom cabinets and new fridge, washer and dryer. Additional features: 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, 3 half baths, central air, new heating system, several fireplaces and many unique nooks of living space. 3rd floor bonus space. Huge finished lower level with billiard room, office, and family room with walk-out to terraced and private fenced back yard situated on almost 1/2 acre. Fabulous oversized 3 car garage.

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Posted by Rachel Hillman Foy on 1/31/2018

This Single-Family in Dedham, MA recently sold for $740,000. This Colonial style home was sold by Rachel Hillman Foy - Hillman Homes.


245 Riverside Dr, Dedham, MA 02026

Single-Family

$700,000
Price
$740,000
Sale Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
2/2
Full/Half Baths
SURPRISE...SURPRISE...DISCOVER THE PEACE AND TRANQUILTIY OF THIS LOVELY SPOT. YOU'LL HAVE SEASONS' TICKETS TO MOTHER NATURE'S SPECTACULAR SHOW featuring world class sunsets with fantastic views, curious wildlife canvassing the river, and flowering gardens in your backyard and beyond. All priceless... and all yours. Smart owner bought the location first and then created a custom Colonial with today's open concept floor plan. Carefully designed layout with Anderson Bay & large Palladium Windows, plus glass sliders let you receive daily pleasure from surrounding views--no matter what floor you're on. Look closely at the owner's selections in custom cabinets, wood flooring, solid doors, stone countertops, appliance choices & overall craftsmanship and I'm sure you'll be delighted with this high quality home. Versatile layout for easy gathering inside or out. Location to area amenities, schools, downtown, & commuter access makes this an easy "yes."OPEN SUN 12/3 FROM 11-1,STOP BY&TAKE A LOOK

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Posted by Rachel Hillman Foy on 1/24/2018

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Posted by Rachel Hillman Foy on 1/2/2018

This Single-Family in Newton, MA recently sold for $910,000. This Colonial style home was sold by Rachel Hillman Foy - Hillman Homes.


194 Winchester St, Newton, MA 02461

Newton Highlands

Single-Family

$949,000
Price
$910,000
Sale Price

9
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Well-maintained Colonial on corner lot offers 3 bedrooms, 2 full and one half bath, 2-car garage, heated sunroom, walk-up attic, hardwood floors, fenced-in yard and so much more. Recently updated Eat-In kitchen includes quartz countertops, recessed lighting and SS Bosch appliances. Finished area in the basment (not counted in living area) is a great hangout space and includes includes a half bath, separate shower, and walkout to backyard. So could easily be made into an accessory apartment. Heated sunroom opens to deck and fenced-in back yard. Walk-up attic is roomy enough to finish and use for additional space. Lots of updates - boiler, HW heater and double pane windows replaced in 2014. Roof replaced in 2007. Countryside school is around the corner, 1 mile to Newton Highlands and T-Stop. Shopping, playgrounds major routes all nearby - a great, convenient location.

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Posted by Rachel Hillman Foy on 12/16/2017

This Single-Family in Wellesley, MA recently sold for $816,000. This Gambrel style home was sold by Rachel Hillman Foy - Hillman Homes.


2 Woodbine Road, Wellesley, MA 02482

Single-Family

$829,000
Price
$816,000
Sale Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
SUNDAY OH, 11/5, 12-1:30pm. Seller moving to CA for work is your opportunity to live in this sunny & beautifully renovated 3 bedroom, 2 full bath home minutes to the popular Linden Square. Enter into a contemporary floor plan with an open living/dining room with a fireplace. Gleaming espresso stained wood floors throughout. The huge family room is perfect for entertaining, with sliders leading out to a large deck and private yard space. Stunning kitchen features an island with quartz counter tops, tile back splash & stainless steel appliances with gas cooking. There is also a 1st floor laundry room and full bathroom. The second floor has a large master bedroom with vaulted ceilings, plus 2 more bedrooms. Every closet has been custom designed with Elfa closet organizers. Additional features: new windows throughout with custom top down blinds, central air & a 2015 high-efficiency heating system with Nest thermostat. Super commuter location and around the corner from Hardy School.

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