12 Balcarres Road

West Newton, MA 02465

Last Sold Price
Last Sold Price
1/2 Baths
3,794 Sq. Ft.
$494 / Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
per Sq. Ft.

Property Details

MLS #72475706
Year Built1900
Compass TypeSingle Family
MLS TypeSingle Family / Detached
Lot Size0.15 AC / 6,500 SF
Taxes$20,065 / year
Condo/Co-op Fees-
HOA Fees-
CountyMiddlesex County

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Located on a cul-de-sac atop West Newton Hill, this spectacular circa 1900 Victorian-style home has been renovated in the last decade including a state-of-the-art kitchen, family room addition, gleaming bathrooms, a young HVAC system and is less than a mile from both the West Newton and Newtonville villages & commuter rail. The spacious foyer lead to the sun-filled living room. At the back of the house is a fabulous open space with a clearly defined dining room, family room and renovated kitchen...

Listing Agents

  1. Lauren Carroll

    Alternative Listing Agent


  2. Matt Montgomery

    Alternative Listing Agent


Building Information

Stories-Year Built1900Building Size-Lot Size0.15 AC / 6,500 SF

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$9,228 per month

30 year fixed, 4.45% Interest

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Property Information for 12 Balcarres Road

General Details
    Property Details
  • Property Type: Single Family
  • Single Family Type: Detached
  • Community Features: Public Transportation, Tennis Court, Park, Walk/Jog Trails, Golf Course, Highway Access, House of Worship, Public School, T-Station
  • Basement Info: Y
  • Waterfront: No
  • Beachfront: No
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Year Built Description: Approximate, Renovated Since
  • Year Built Source: Public Record
  • SqFt Total: 3794
  • SqFt with Basement: Yes
  • Square Feet Source: Measured
  • Living Area Disclosures: Includes finished 3rd floor and lower level
  • Directions: Off Otis between Somerset and Lenox
  • Grade School: Peirce
  • Middle School: Day
  • High School: North
    Interior Features
  • Appliances: Wall Oven, Dishwasher, Disposal, Countertop Range, Refrigerator, Freezer
  • Basement Features: Finished
  • Num of Full Baths: 3.0
  • Num of Half Baths: 2.0
  • Fireplaces: 2
  • Interior Features: Security System, Cable Available, Walk-up Attic
  • Master Bath: Yes
    Exterior Features
  • Construction: Frame
  • Exterior: Wood
  • Exterior Features: Porch, Patio, Covered Patio/Deck, Gutters, Professional Landscaping, Fenced Yard
  • Lot Description: Paved Drive, Level
  • Roof Material: Asphalt/Fiberglass Shingles
    Parking Features
  • Parking Features: Paved Driveway
  • Electric: Circuit Breakers, 200 Amps
  • Energy Features: Prog. Thermostat
  • Heating: Forced Air, Gas
  • Cooling: Central Air, 2 Units
  • Hot Water: Natural Gas, Tank
  • Sewer: City/Town Sewer
  • Utility Connections: for Gas Range, for Electric Oven, for Gas Dryer, for Electric Dryer, Washer Hookup
  • Water: City/Town Water
Room Information
    Master Bedroom
  • Master Bedroom Level: Second Floor
  • Master Bedroom Desc: Fireplace, Flooring - Hardwood, Window(s) - Bay/Bow/Box, Dressing Room
    Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 2 Level: Second Floor
  • Bedroom 2 Desc: Closet, Flooring - Hardwood, Window(s) - Bay/Bow/Box
    Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 3 Level: Second Floor
  • Bedroom 3 Desc: Closet, Flooring - Hardwood, Window(s) - Bay/Bow/Box
    Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 4 Level: Third Floor
  • Bedroom 4 Desc: Closet, Flooring - Hardwood, Window(s) - Bay/Bow/Box
    Bedroom 5
  • Bedroom 5 Level: Third Floor
  • Bedroom 5 Desc: Flooring - Hardwood
    Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 1 Level: First Floor
  • Bathroom 1 Desc: Bathroom - Half, Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile
    Bathroom 2
  • Bathroom 2 Level: Second Floor
  • Bathroom 2 Desc: Bathroom - Full, Flooring - Marble, Countertops - Stone/Granite/Solid, Double Vanity, Steam / Sauna
    Bathroom 3
  • Bathroom 3 Level: Second Floor
  • Bathroom 3 Desc: Bathroom - Full, Flooring - Marble, Countertops - Stone/Granite/Solid
    Dining Room
  • Dining Rm Level: First Floor
  • Dining Rm Desc: Fireplace, Flooring - Hardwood, Chair Rail
    Family Room
  • Family Rm Level: First Floor
  • Family Rm Desc: Skylight, Ceiling - Cathedral, Ceiling Fan(s), Flooring - Hardwood, Balcony / Deck, Deck - Exterior
  • Kitchen Level: First Floor
  • Kitchen Desc: Flooring - Hardwood, Countertops - Stone/Granite/Solid, Breakfast Bar / Nook, Stainless Steel Appliances, Peninsula
  • Laundry Level: Basement
  • Laundry Desc: Closet - Linen, Closet, Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile
    Living Room
  • Living Rm Level: First Floor
  • Living Rm Desc: Flooring - Hardwood, Window(s) - Bay/Bow/Box
    Other Room 1
  • Other Room Name 1: Bathroom
  • Other Room Level 1: Third Floor
  • Other Rm 1 Desc: Bathroom - Full, Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile
    Other Room 2
  • Other Room Name 2: Office
  • Other Room Level 2: First Floor
  • Other Rm 2 Desc: Flooring - Hardwood, Countertops - Stone/Granite/Solid
    Other Room 3
  • Other Room Name 3: Bonus Room
  • Other Room Level 3: Basement
  • Other Rm 3 Desc: Closet, Closet/Cabinets - Custom Built, Flooring - Wall to Wall Carpet
    Other Room 4
  • Other Room Name 4: Bathroom
  • Other Room Level 4: Basement
  • Other Rm 4 Desc: Bathroom - Half, Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile
    Other Room 5
  • Other Room Name 5: Foyer
  • Other Room Level 5: First Floor
  • Other Rm 5 Desc: Closet/Cabinets - Custom Built, Flooring - Hardwood
Property Information
    Property Info
  • Acres: .15
  • Exclusions: See attached document
  • Lot Size: 6500
    Tax Information
  • Assessments: $1,920,100
  • Book: 64661
  • Certificate: 000000192734
  • Page: 261
  • Parcel Number: S:32 B:050 L:0012
  • Tax ID: 688283
  • Tax Year: 2019
  • Taxes: $20,065
  • Zoning: SR1
Building / Association Information
    Other Building Characteristics
  • Foundation: Fieldstone, Brick
  • Insulation: Spray Foam

Property History for 12 Balcarres Road

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
Jul 12, 2019Sold

MLS PIN #72475706

May 9, 2019Under Agreement

MLS PIN #72475706

May 9, 2019Contingent

MLS PIN #72475706

DateEvent & SourcePrice

MLS PIN #72475706

Under Agreement

MLS PIN #72475706


MLS PIN #72475706

For completeness, Compass often displays two records for one sale: the MLS record and the public record.

Public Records

Taxable ValueLand$731,300Additions$1,188,800Total$1,920,100
Tax Record2019$20,065
Home Facts
Beds4Baths4Finished Sq.Ft.2,981 SqFtUnfinished Sq.Ft.312 SqFtStories3Lot Size6,500 SqFtStyleSingle Family ResidenceYear Built1900

Schools in West Newton, MA

Clearway SchoolPrivate6-120.4 mi
Newton North High SchoolPublic9-120.5 mi
Peirce Elementary SchoolPublicK-50.7 mi
Learning Prep SchoolPrivate3-120.8 mi

Clearway School

6-12, 0.4 mi, Private


Newton North High School

9-12, 0.5 mi, Public


Peirce Elementary School

K-5, 0.7 mi, Public


Learning Prep School

3-12, 0.8 mi, Private


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