260 Waverley Ave, Newton
260 Waverley Avenue, Newton, MA, United States

$3,800,000· Single Family Home (Sold)

“Old wood to burn, Old wine to drink, Old friends to trust, Old books to read.” So reads the inscription on the living room mantelpiece, which describes much about this gracious and comfortable house. Constructed in the 1890’s, this stucco Colonial Revival house with Spanish influence has undergone many renovation and alterations over the years while adapting the home to modern living. A spacious reception hall with fireplace connects the 1st floor rooms. In the living is an ornate plaster ceiling with a grape and leaf design, multiple French doors opening to a wrap-around veranda; a dining room with beamed ceiling elaborate built-in leaded glass cabinets and wainscoting. The kitchen with butlers pantry, breakfast area, and family room has views of the pool and bath house.


Property Details


RECEPTION ROOM: Hardwood floors, fireplace, Ionic columns, oval room, open to dining room, living room and parlor

PARLOR: Hardwood floors, fireplace, bay window

LIVING ROOM: Hardwood floors, fireplace, recessed lighting, french doors- 2 sets to veranda & 1 set to backyard, and ornate plaster ceiling with a grape and leaf design

DINING ROOM: Hardwood floors, recessed lighting, beamed ceiling, built-ins, window seat, french doors to veranda, chair rail/wainscoting, fireplace

KITCHEN/FAMILY ROOM: Center island with sink and black granite countertops, sub zero refrigerator, Wolf stove & 6 burner gas cooktop with grille, 2 dishwasher’s Asko & Meile, marble

counters with sink, bay window seat, french doors to patio, surround sound

BUTLER PANTRY/BAR: Wood countertops, wine refrigerator, Marvel ice maker, built-ins

HALF BATH: Tile floor, pedestal sink, marble countertop, closet


MASTER BEDROOM: Carpet, built-ins, bay window with window seat, fireplace, en-suite bath, dressing room with fireplace

MASTER BATH: Double vanity with marble tops, soaking tub, stall shower with steam, tile floor

BEDROOM #2: Hardwood floors, en-suite bath with marble vanity, marble flooring, and tub/shower combo

BEDROOM #3: Hardwood floors, fireplace, built in dresser/closet, with split full bath

BEDROOM #4: Hardwood floors, built ins, en-suite bath single vanity and stall shower.

LIBRARY: Hardwood floors, fireplace, built ins, access to half bath


BILLIARDS ROOM: Hardwood floors, fireplace, skylight

BEDROOM #5: Hardwood floors, headboard, built-ins, and walk in closet

BATHROOM #5: Single vanity, stall shower, jet soaking tub


PLAYROOM: Built-ins, closets

GAME ROOM: Cedar closets

BATHROOM #6: Tile flooring and stall shower


260 Waverley Avenue, Newton, MA, United States



Micéal & Conor Chamberlain

Historic Homes


The Chamberlain Group consists of Miceal Chamberlain and Conor Chamberlain.


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