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268 High St
Topsfield, MA 01983

  • 4 beds
  • 4 baths
  • 6,163 sqft
  • ~2 acre lot
  • $356 per sqft
  • 1925 build
  • on site

Nestled high in the hills above Topsfield, this extraordinary retreat offers a private and tranquil natural setting with pastoral views for as far as the eye can see.The home offers soaring spaces that frame the picturesque countryside from nearly every room, with relentless attention to detail in the home’s construction and luxurious amenities throughout combining to create a sense of carefree comfort, casual elegance and sophistication. Despite its sprawling grounds and scale—nearly 6,200 sf on over 2 acres, with three plus bedrooms, five bathrooms, full fittness room, bar and game room, screened porch and patio/outdoor living room—the home invites family gatherings or entertaining amid the spectacular setting. Minutes from I-95 to Boston and Beverly Regional Airport, yet just a stone’s throw from the Ipswich River Wildlife Refuge, area parks, hiking and biking trails and close to BradleyPalmer State Park, this property is the essence of town and country.

Listing courtesy of MLSPIN / Amanda Armstrong Group / Engel & Volkers By the Sea

Last checked: Checking… • Last updated Jul 22, 2021 •

MLS# 72869885 —

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Amenities & Taxes

The Building

Year Built:
1925
Year Built Source:
Public Record
Year Built Description:
Renovated Since
Construction:
Frame, Conventional (2x4-2x6)
Style:
Contemporary
Roof:
Asphalt/Fiberglass Shingles
Exterior:
Shingles, Wood
Exterior Features:
Porch, Porch - Screened, Deck, Patio, Covered Patio/Deck, Gutters, Storage Shed, Professional Landscaping, Decorative Lighting, Screens, Garden Area, Horses Permitted, Stone Wall
Yes
Basement:
Basement Feature:
Full, Partially Finished, Interior Access, Garage Access, Concrete Floor, Exterior Access
Foundation:
Poured Concrete, Concrete Block
Insulation:
Full, Fiberglass - Batts
ADA Access:
No
Square Feet:
6163
SqFt Disclosure:
Immaculate and beautifully maintained interiors reflect pride of ownership on three finished levels.
Square Feet Source:
Public Record
SqFt includes Basement:
Yes

Interior

Interior Features:
Security System, Wetbar, French Doors, Wired��for Surround Sound
Kitchen:
Ceiling - Beamed, Flooring - Hardwood, Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile, Dining Area, Pantry, Countertops - Stone/Granite/Solid, Kitchen Island, Open Floor Plan, Recessed Lighting, Slider, Stainless Steel Appliances, Gas Stove, Lighting - Sconce, Lighting - Pendant, Lighting - Overhead, Crown Molding, Tray Ceiling
Number of Rooms:
11
Living Room:
Fireplace, Closet/Cabinets - Custom Built, Flooring - Hardwood, Chair Rail, Open Floor Plan, Recessed Lighting, Wainscoting, Crown Molding
Living Room Level:
First Floor
Kitchen Level:
First Floor
Dining Room:
Open Floor Plan, Recessed Lighting, Wainscoting, Lighting - Sconce, Lighting - Pendant, Lighting - Overhead, Crown Molding
Dining Room Level:
First Floor
Family Room:
Bathroom - Half, Fireplace, Ceiling - Beamed, Flooring - Hardwood, Window(s) - Picture, Open Floor Plan, Recessed Lighting, Lighting - Sconce, Lighting - Overhead
Family Room Level:
First Floor
Other Room:
Great Room
Other Room Level:
First Floor
Other Room 2 Level:
First Floor
Other:
Fireplace, Ceiling - Cathedral, Ceiling Fan(s), Closet - Walk-in, Closet/Cabinets - Custom Built, Flooring - Hardwood, French Doors, Recessed Lighting
Other 2:
Closet/Cabinets - Custom Built, Flooring - Hardwood, French Doors, Crown Molding
Other 2:
Office
Fireplaces:
5
Laundry:
Ceiling - Cathedral, Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile, Countertops - Stone/Granite/Solid, Dryer Hookup - Electric, Washer Hookup, Lighting - Overhead
Laundry Level:
Second Floor
Flooring:
Wood, Tile, Wall to Wall Carpet
Lead Paint:
No

Room Dimensions

Living Room:
18X14
Dining Room:
11X16
Kitchen:
23X10
Family Room:
16X15
Master Bed Room:
15X27
Bedroom 2:
21X28
Bedroom 3:
17X12
Bedroom 4:
19X17
Other Room 1:
23X21
Other Room 2:
10X10

Financial & Terms

Price Per SqFt:
$356.81
Price Per SqFt:
$356.81
Assessed Value:
$1,059,600
Warranty:
No
Status:
New

Location

Directions:
Rt. 97. Turn Left on High Street
Longitude:
-70.931599
Latitude:
42.618488

The Property

Property Type:
Single Family
Area:
Town Hill
Frontage:
200.00
Single Family:
Detached
Lot Description:
Paved Drive, Cleared, Gentle Slope, Scenic View(s)
Approximate Acres:
2.13
Approximate Lot Size:
92,782 Sqft
Parcel Nr:
71-28
Beachfront Flag:
No
Year Round:
Yes
Zoning:
Ora
Road Type:
Public, Paved, Publicly Maint.

Listing Agent

Contact info:

Taxes

Tax ID:
3695267
Tax Year:
2021
Taxes:
$18,988.03

Beds

Total Bedrooms:
4
Bedroom 2 Level:
Second Floor
Master Level:
Second Floor
Bedroom 2:
Bathroom - 3/4, Closet - Walk-in, Flooring - Wall to Wall Carpet, Window(s) - Picture, Recessed Lighting, Wainscoting, Lighting - Overhead, Crown Molding
Bedroom 3:
Skylight, Ceiling - Vaulted, Closet - Walk-in, Closet/Cabinets - Custom Built, Flooring - Hardwood, Recessed Lighting, Lighting - Overhead
Bedroom 3 Level:
Second Floor
Bedroom 4:
Ceiling - Vaulted, Closet, Flooring - Wall to Wall Carpet, Lighting - Sconce, Lighting - Overhead
Bedroom 4 Level:
Second Floor

Baths

Master Bath:
Master Bath included
Full Baths:
3
Half Baths:
2
Master Bath:
Full, Double Vanity/Sink, Fireplace, Skylight, Ceiling - Cathedral, Ceiling Fan(s), Ceiling - Beamed, Closet - Walk-in, Closet, Flooring - Hardwood, French Doors, Recessed Lighting, Lighting - Overhead, Crown Molding, Closet - Double
Main Bathroom:
Full, Double Vanity/Sink, Tiled With Shower Stall, Skylight, Ceiling - Cathedral, Closet - Walk-in, Closet, Closet/Cabinets - Custom Built, Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile, Window(s) - Picture, Jacuzzi / Whirlpool Soaking Tub, Recessed Lighting, Wainscoting, Lighting - Sconce, Archway, Crown Molding
Second Bathroom:
Full, Tiled With Shower Stall, Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile
Bathroom 1 Level:
Second Floor
Bathroom 2 Level:
Second Floor
Bathroom 3 Level:
Second Floor
Bathroom 3 Description:
Tiled With Tub & Shower, Ceiling - Cathedral, Closet, Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile, Recessed Lighting, Lighting - Sconce

The Listing

Short Sale Approved:
No
Buyer's Brokerage Compensation:
2.0%

Heating & Cooling

Heating:
5
Heating:
Forced Air, Radiant, Gas
Cooling:
Central Air
Cooling:
5

Utilities

Utility Connections:
Gas Range, Gas Oven, Icemaker
Energy Features:
Insulated Windows, Insulated Doors, Prog. Thermostat
Electric Feature:
200 Amps
Water:
Private Water
Water Heater:
Natural Gas
Sewer:
Private Sewerage

Appliances

Appliances:
Range, Dishwasher, Microwave, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Refrigerator - Wine Storage

Schools

Elementary School:
Proctor Element
Middle School:
Masco Junior
High School:
Masco Senior

The Community

Adult Community:
No
Amenities:
Public Transportation, Shopping, Park, Walk/Jog Trails, Stables, Bike Path, Highway Access, House of Worship, Private School, Public School
HOA:
No

Parking

Garage/Parking:
Attached, Detached, Garage Door Opener, Storage, Work Area, Side Entry, Insulated, Oversized Parking
Garage Spaces:
4
Parking Feature:
Off-Street, Paved Driveway
Parking Spaces:
6

Schools

Rating Details

Proctor Elementary School

  • Public
  • K-8
  • 1.8 mi

Steward Elementary School

  • Public
  • K-5
  • 2.1 mi

Masconomet Regional Middle School

  • Public
  • 6-8
  • 2.3 mi

Masconomet Regional High School

  • Public
  • 9-12
  • 2.3 mi

GreatSchools scores are based on a scale from 1 to 10, where 10 is above average.

The school service areas are not definitive and should only be used as guidance. GreatSchools Ratings provided by www.greatschools.org

Monthly cost estimate

268 High St

Asking price

$2,199,000

Mortgage

$7,656

Taxes $1,582
Insurance $604
Utilities $517 See report
Total $10,359/mo.*
*This is an estimate

Flood Risk

This property has minimal flood risk

This property has a . Although flood risks across the country are changing because of the environment, this property is unlikely to flood over the next 30 years.

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Sale history

Date Event Source Price % Change
7/22/21
Price Changed MLSPIN $2,199,000 4.7%
7/22/21
Listed / Active MLSPIN $2,100,000
11/19/20
Listed / Active MLSPIN

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