Updated Gambrel Colonial in Ideal Newton Location


  • Price: $1,299,000
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Full Bathrooms: 2
  • Half Bathrooms: 1
  • Square Feet: 2,285
  • Taxes: $10,863

Magnificent Gambrel Colonial set on over 1/3 of an acre of attractively landscaped grounds. This classically-designed home has been tastefully updated, retaining much of its period warmth, charm, and character. An entry vestibule opens to a formal living room with fireplace and built-in bookcases. A lovely dining room with alcove, closet, and wainscoting leads to a recently renovated kitchen with stainless steel appliances and ample cabinetry. The attached family room has sliders opening to a huge deck that leads to a backyard paradise including stone patio, in-ground pool, and captivating gardens surrounded by tall trees. The second floor features four good sized bedrooms, two remodeled bathrooms, laundry closet, cedar closet, and a linen area with built-ins. Amenities include recent exterior and interior painting, 2nd floor C/A, attached 2 car garage, separate carriage house, upgraded systems, extensive roof and gutter improvements, and newer pool liner and cover. Easy access to Mass Pike, schools, local parks, and the express bus to downtown Boston.


15,001 square foot lot

2 car attached garage

Central Air (2nd floor)

Remodeled kitchen and bathrooms

Detached Carriage House (needs some repair)

Family Room off Kitchen

In-ground pool

Upgraded systems



Michael Rothstein

Michael Rothstein

Hammond Residential Real Estate
Brookline/Newton Office

Active in residential brokerage since 1985, Michael enjoys a loyal following of past
buyers and sellers. Prior to entering brokerage, he studied culinary arts and
managed restaurants in the Boston area. Born and raised in Newton, Michael is
very familiar with the Greater Boston area. His seven-day-a-week commitment to
his profession serves his clients and customers well. His educational background
includes The Johnson & Wales Culinary Institute, The Lee Institute for Real Estate,
and The Tom Hopkins and Floyd Wickman Sales Training courses. In recognition of
his completion of the prescribed courses in real estate practice and ethics,
Michael has earned the distinguished GRI (Graduate, Realtor Institute)
designation. He continues his long-standing membership in the National
Association of Realtors and is an avid fly fisherman, musician, and outdoor enthusiast.

Emma Kruskal

Emma Kruskal

Hammond Residential Real Estate
Brookline/Newton Office

Emma started her career in real estate after having worked for over eight years in retail, where she focused on buying, sales, and marketing. Before joining Hammond, she was the running footwear buyer for the much-loved Boston-based City Sports twenty-seven stores and on-line business.

Emma grew up in the Coolidge Corner area of Brookline and earned her B.A. from Boston College. She has always had a passion for real estate, and after going through the process of purchasing a condominium in Brighton, she realized that real estate was her calling. Her focus is on bringing her previous business background, together with her negotiating and people skills, to help buyers and sellers have a successful and rewarding real estate experience.