6 cozy suburban Boston homes
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Newton. This six-bedroom, Queen Anne Victorian on 0.6 acre lies near two parks. The 1898 home retains original details like leaded glass windows, carved oak paneling and wainscoting, and dentil crown molding.
The chef’s kitchen was updated in 2014. Lined with stone paths and walls, the property has a patio, mature trees, and perennial landscaping. $3,050,000. Jayne Friedberg, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage–Brookline, (617) 899-2111.
Lincoln. Lying on 17.1 acres next to conservation land, this mid-century modern, four-bedroom home was built in 1972 and restored in 2012. The living room has a double-height ceiling and an oversize fireplace, and the chef’s kitchen includes Viking appliances and a full pantry.
The property features two ponds, a saltwater gunite pool, a Zen garden, and a three-stall horse stable. $3,750,000. Thomas Kennedy, Gibson/Sotheby’s International Realty, (617) 947-9201.
Cohasset. This 2011 modern structure has two full sides of floor-to-ceiling retractable glass doors that open onto a private beach. The three-bedroom house includes vaulted ceilings and exposed rafters.
Outside, there’s a deck that runs the length of the home and leads directly onto the 1.5-acre beachfront property. $3,495,000. Frank Neer, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage–Cohasset, (781) 775-2482.
Weston. Built in 2019, this five-bedroom, 8,000-square-foot modern home on 1.7 acres abuts conservation land. The open-concept house, with 75 architectural-grade windows that look onto mature trees, has a kitchen with quartz slab walls, an island, and pale wood floors throughout.
The property includes a privacy fence, a stone patio, and a three-car garage. $4,195,000. Andrea Jackson, Barrett/Sotheby’s International Realty, (617) 571-1888.
Natick. Known as the Jeremiah Bacon home, this five-bedroom, 1710 farmhouse lies next to the Charles River. There are six fireplaces, and original wood details include wide-plank floors and exposed beams. Updates have been made to the eat-in kitchen and master suite.
The 4.3-acre property has a two-car garage with a workshop and spans woods, lawns, and gardens. $950,000. Stephanie Barber, William Raveis Real Estate, (508) 314-0398.
Chelsea. This one-bedroom, renovated condo sits on the top floor of an 1857 brick townhouse.
Featuring exposed brick walls, hardwood floors, and high ceilings, the apartment includes exclusive roof rights and is a short walk to shops and the Chelsea River. $299,900. Paul Campano, Keller Williams Real Estate–Cambridge, (617) 304-3686.