26 Rice Street

Newton, MA 02459Middlesex County

  • 5 beds
  • 2.5 baths
  • 2,730 sqft
  • 8,559 sqft lot
  • $530 per sqft
  • 1890 build
  • on site

In the heart of Newton Center, this village Victorian offers so much: period architectural details both interior and exterior, updated kitchen and baths, wonderful natural light, and outdoor spaces with thoughtfully selected perennial gardens and other plantings. The first floor features high ceilings, a heated vestibule, foyer, a front to back fireplaced living room with built-ins, an updated eat-in-kitchen, an oval-shaped dining room, and powder room. On the second floor there are two good-sized bedrooms served by a common renovated bathroom, and an elegant master bedroom with a luxurious ensuite bathroom with a soaking tub, steam shower, and a double vanity with granite countertops; both bathrooms feature radiant heat. The third floor has two additional bedrooms and an office. This home also features an expansive deck and terraced brick patio in the back yard, perfect for outdoor entertaining. Close proximity to restaurants, shops, the "T," and much more. Welcome home! Schedule a Private Showing

Listing courtesy of MLSPIN / Kevin Eagar / Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Newton - Centre St.

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Property details for 26 Rice Street

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The Building

Year Built:
1890
Year Built Source:
Public Record
Year Built Description:
Renovated Since
Construction:
Frame
Style:
Victorian
Roof:
Asphalt/Fiberglass Shingles
Exterior:
Clapboard, Wood
Exterior Features:
Porch, Deck, Deck - Composite, Patio, Gutters, Storage Shed, Professional Landscaping, Screens, Fenced Yard
Square Feet:
2730
Foundation Size:
36 x 28
Foundation:
Fieldstone
Insulation:
Partial
ADA Access:
No
Basement Feature:
Full, Interior Access, Bulkhead, Concrete Floor, Unfinished Basement

Interior

Number of Rooms:
9
Interior Features:
Cable Available, Finish - Cement Plaster, Internet Available - Fiber-Optic
Kitchen:
Flooring - Hardwood, Window(s) - Bay/Bow/Box, Pantry, Countertops - Stone/Granite/Solid, Breakfast Bar / Nook, Recessed Lighting, Remodeled, Stainless Steel Appliances
Kitchen Level:
First Floor
Dining Room:
Fireplace, Closet/Cabinets - Custom Built, Flooring - Hardwood, Window(s) - Bay/Bow/Box
Dining Room Level:
First Floor
Living Room:
Fireplace, Ceiling Fan(s), Closet/Cabinets - Custom Built, Flooring - Hardwood, Window(s) - Bay/Bow/Box, Cable Hookup, Chair Rail, Crown Molding
Livingroom Level:
First Floor
Family Room:
Ceiling Fan(s), Closet, Closet/Cabinets - Custom Built, Flooring - Wall to Wall Carpet, Cable Hookup, Recessed Lighting, Remodeled
Family Room Level:
Third Floor
Other Room:
Office
Other room Level:
Third Floor
Fireplaces:
2
Other:
Ceiling Fan(s), Flooring - Wood, Lighting - Pendant
Laundry Level:
Basement
Flooring:
Tile, Wall to Wall Carpet, Hardwood, Parquet
Lead Paint:
Unknown

Room Dimensions

Kitchen:
18X15
Dining Room:
18X13
Living Room:
27X15
Family Room:
27X19
Master Bed Room:
18X14
Bedroom 4:
27X19
Bedroom 2:
13X12
Bedroom 5:
16X13
Bedroom 3:
14X13
Other Room 1:
10X10

Financial & Terms

Status:
Active
Warranty:
No
Price Per SqFt:
$530.77
Assessed Value:
$1,217,200
Terms Feature:
Contract for Deed

Location

Town:
Newton
State:
Massachusetts
Zip Code:
02459
County:
Middlesex
Road Type:
Public
Directions:
Centre Street to Rice Street
Beach Description:
Lake/Pond
Miles to Beach:
1/10 to 3/10 Miles to beach

The Property

Property type:
Single Family
Single Family:
Detached
Approximate Lot Size:
8,559 Sqft
Lot Description:
Paved Drive, Fenced/Enclosed, Sloping
Approximate Acres:
0.20
Frontage:
70.00
Beach Ownership:
Public
Beachfront Flag:
Yes
Year Round:
Yes
Zoning:
Sr2

Listing Agent

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Agent phone:
(617) 388-9282
Office phone:
(617) 969-2447

Taxes

Tax Year:
2019
Taxes:
$12,720

Beds

Bedroom 2:
Ceiling Fan(s), Closet, Flooring - Hardwood, Window(s) - Bay/Bow/Box
Bedroom 2 Level:
Second Floor
Bedroom 3:
Ceiling Fan(s), Closet, Flooring - Hardwood
Bedroom 3 Level:
Second Floor
Bedroom 4 Level:
Third Floor
Bedroom 5:
Ceiling Fan(s), Closet, Flooring - Wall to Wall Carpet
Bedroom 5 Level:
Third Floor
Master Level:
Second Floor
Total Bedrooms:
5

Baths

Master Bath:
Full, Ceiling Fan(s), Closet - Linen, Closet/Cabinets - Custom Built, Flooring - Hardwood, Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile, Window(s) - Bay/Bow/Box, Remodeled, Lighting - Overhead
Master Bath:
Master Bath included
Main Bathroom:
Half, Flooring - Wood
Second Bathroom:
Full, Tiled With Shower Stall, Closet/Cabinets - Custom Built, Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile, Remodeled
Bathroom 1 Level:
First Floor
Bathroom 2 Level:
Second Floor
Bathroom 3 Level:
Second Floor
Bathroom 3 Description:
Full, Double Vanity/Sink, Tiled With Shower Stall, Tiled With Tub, Window(s) - Picture, Countertops - Stone/Granite/Solid, Recessed Lighting, Remodeled, Steam / Sauna, Lighting - Pendant, Crown Molding
Full Baths:
2
Half Baths:
1

The Listing

List Price:
$1,449,000
Square Feet Source:
Public Record
Short Sale Approved:
No

Heating & Cooling

Cooling:
Window AC
Heating:
Central Heat, Hot Water Radiators, Oil

Utilities

Electric Feature:
200 Amps
Energy Features:
Insulated Windows, Storm Doors, Prog. Thermostat
Water Heater:
Oil, Tankless
Utility Connections:
Electric Range, Electric Dryer, Icemaker
Sewer:
City/Town Sewer
Water:
City/Town Water

Appliances

Appliances:
Range, Dishwasher, Disposal, Microwave, Refrigerator, Freezer, Washer, Dryer

Schools

Elementary School:
Mason-Rice/Ward
Middle School:
Brown
High School:
South

The Community

Adult Community:
No
Amenities:
Public Transportation, Shopping, Swimming Pool, Tennis Court, Park, Walk/Jog Trails, Golf Course, Medical Facility, Laundromat, Conservation Area, Highway Access, House of Worship, Marina, Private School, Public School, T-Station, University

Parking

Garage/Parking:
Detached, Garage Door Opener
Garage Spaces:
2
Parking Feature:
Off-Street, Paved Driveway
Parking Spaces:
4

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Monthly cost estimate

26 Rice Street Asking price
$1,449,000
Mortgage
Principal & interest
Assumes 20% down, 30 yr.
fixed, good credit

$5,394

Taxes $1,060
Insurance $398
Utilities $379 See report
Total $7,231/mo.
This is an estimate

What it’s like to live at 26 Rice Street

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WalkScore®

Provided by WalkScore® Inc.

68

Somewhat Walkable

Soundscore™

Provided by HowLoud

72

Moderate

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Sale history for 26 Rice Street

DateEventPrice% ChangeSource
Aug 20, 2019Price Changed$1,449,000-3.3%MLSPIN
Jul 10, 2019Price Changed$1,499,000-5.1%MLSPIN
Jun 12, 2019Listed / Active$1,579,000MLSPIN

Schools near 26 Rice Street

8

Mason Rice Elementary School

Public K-5

7

Ward Elementary School

Public K-5

6

Bowen Elementary School

Public K-5

8

Newton South High School

Public 9-12

7

Oak Hill Middle School

Public 6-8

8

Mason Rice Elementary School

Public K-5

7

Ward Elementary School

Public K-5

6

Bowen Elementary School

Public K-5

N/A

Newton Montessori School

Private K-K

N/A

Newton Country Day School

Private 5-12

N/A

Mount Alvernia Academy

Private K-6

6

Cabot Elementary School

Public K-5

7

Oak Hill Middle School

Public 6-8

N/A

Mt Alvernia High School

Private 7-12

N/A

Newton Country Day School

Private 5-12

N/A

Mount Alvernia Academy

Private K-6

8

Newton South High School

Public 9-12

N/A

Mt Alvernia High School

Private 7-12

N/A

Newton Country Day School

Private 5-12

N/A

Newton Montessori School

Private K-K

N/A

Mt Alvernia High School

Private 7-12

N/A

Newton Country Day School

Private 5-12

N/A

Mount Alvernia Academy

Private K-6

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The details on 26 Rice Street: This house located in Newton Centre, Newton, MA 02459 is currently for sale for $1,449,000. 26 Rice Street is a 2,730 square foot house with 5 beds and 2.5 baths that has been on Estately for 97 days. 26 Rice Street is in the Newton Centre neighborhood of Newton and has a WalkScore® of 68, making it somewhat walkable. This house is in the attendance area of Mason Rice Elementary School, Ward Elementary School, Bowen Elementary School, Newton South High School, and Oak Hill Middle School.

Listing Courtesy of: MLSPIN and Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Newton - Centre St..

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