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Tranquility in the Charles River Lake District! Buy your waterfront vacation home right in Newton. Mesmerizing 4 season views are to be savored from this charming colonial located in Newton's coveted Islington Peninsula, where neighbors have a strong sense of community, are caring and love to have fun. Enjoy breathtaking backyard panoramas of a sprawling green lawn and sparkling waters with Herons, Swans and Kayakers. Sunny and inviting as soon as you enter, with bay windows, original hardwood floors and crown molding that add warmth and charm. Additional features included; 2 fire-places, glass-enclosed sunroom and cedar closets. Add your own personal touch with a few updates. An Oasis minutes from shops, restaurants, parks, highways and public transportation. A rare and highly desirable property – must be seen!

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Basic Information

  • Bedrooms4
  • Mls StatusActive
  • Bathroom2
  • Lot Features Easements, Flood Plain
  • Parcel Number S:41 B:027 L:0047,690740

Basic Information

  • List Price$1,495,000
  • MLS Number72979929
  • Modification Date06/13/2022
  • Property SubTypeSingle Family Residence


  • BasementPartially Finished, Walk-Out Access, Sump Pump, Concrete
  • Building Area Units Square Feet
  • Construction Materials Frame
  • Door Features French Doors
  • FireplaceYes
  • Fireplace Features Living Room
  • Fireplaces Total 2
  • FoundationConcrete Perimeter
  • Garage Spaces
  • Patio And Porch Features Patio
  • Property StyleColonial
  • Rooms7
  • Utilities For Gas Range, For Electric Dryer
  • Year Built1940
  • Year Built Details Approximate
  • Year Built Source Public Records


  • Date Listed05/11/2022
  • Farm Land Area Units Square Feet
  • View Count1

Tax Information

  • Tax Assessed Value $1,201,300
  • Tax Year 2022
  • Taxes$12,638


  • Parking Spaces4
  • Open Parking YN Yes
  • Parking Features Paved Drive, Off Street, Paved


  • NeighborhoodAuburndale
  • SubdivisionIslington Peninsula
  • Address264 Islington Road
  • Building Number264
  • CountyMiddlesex
  • StateMA
  • StreetIslington Road
  • TownNewton
  • Zip02466


  • Flooring Tile, Vinyl, Carpet, Hardwood
  • Interior Features
    • Bonus Room
    • Closet
    • Closet - Cedar
    • Lighting - Overhead
    • Slider
    • Sun Room

Property Information

  • Square Feet2,182
  • Building Area Source Measured
  • Living Area 2,182
  • Lot Size Square Feet 11,761
  • Lot Size Units Acres
  • View YN Yes

Water Body

  • WaterfrontYes
  • Waterfront Features Waterfront, River, Direct Access

School Information

  • High SchoolNnhs
  • Elementary SchoolBurr
  • Junior HighDay


  • Bathroom 1 First,7 x 2
  • Bathroom 2 Second,9 x 4
  • Bathrooms Total Decimal 1.5
  • Bedroom 2 Second,10 x 10
  • Bedroom 3 Second,12 x 9
  • Bedroom 4 Second,9 x 7
  • Dining Room First,12 x 12
  • Full Bath1
  • Half Baths1
  • Kitchen First,13 x 9
  • Living Room First,20 x 13
  • Master Bedroom Second,19


  • Acreage0.27


  • RoofShingle


  • Cooling Wall Unit(s)
  • Cooling YN Yes
  • Heat SystemYes
  • Heating Hot Water, Oil, Fireplace
  • Sewer Public Sewer
  • Water Source Public


  • Amenities
    • Conservation Area
    • Golf
    • Highway Access
    • Medical Facility
    • Park
    • Public Transportation
    • Shopping
    • T-Station
    • University
    • Walk/Jog Trails
  • Appliances IncludedRange, Dishwasher, Disposal, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Range Hood, Oil Water Heater, Tank Water Heater, Utility Connections for Gas Range, Utility Connections for Electric Dryer

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Listed by Ilene Solomon, Karyn Moffa and Lilya Sorkin of Coldwell Banker Realty - Newton

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