78 Rice Road

Wayland, MA 01778

1/2 Baths
4,372 Sq. Ft.
$309 / Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
per Sq. Ft.

Property Details for 78 Rice Road

StatusUnder Agreement
MLS #72512599
Year Built1814
Compass TypeSingle Family
MLS TypeSingle Family / Detached
Taxes$16,584 / year
HOA Fees-
CountyMiddlesex County

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Property Details for 78 Rice Road

Colonial, Antique, Farmhouse
Garage Spaces
Parking Spaces
Parking Spaces Total


Stunning setting for this 1814 farmhouse w/ gently sloping lawn on pond - 15 mi from Boston. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity! This amazing light filled home has been thoughtfully updated while maintaining its original charm & character. Enter off front porch into foyer with concrete radiant heated flrs & continue to beautiful updated country kitchen with center island, pantry & built in breakfast area w/spectacular water views. Lg fireplaced living room open to kitchen. Dine in formal DR... w/ fireplace. Sunny office w/views . Second floor has MBR & four additional bedrooms + three full bathrooms plus a sitting room. Roof & many windows & systems are newer. Wide planked wood floors and bamboo flooring, 4 fireplaces & double staircases. Complete privacy in the back with stone terrace overlooking the water w/dock and 1.7 acres of pastoral land with stone walls, fruit trees, perennial gardens. Attch'd barn works as a great party space/play area + has 2 horse stalls +storage


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  1. Chris Owens

    Alternative Listing Agent


  2. Tanya Tanimoto

    Alternative Listing Agent


Building Information for 78 Rice Road

Stories-Year Built1814Building Size-Lot Size1.70 AC / 73,939 SF

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$6,238 per month

30 year fixed, 3.51% Interest

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Property Information for 78 Rice Road

General Details
    Property Details
  • Property Type: Single Family
  • Single Family Type: Detached
  • Community Features: Shopping, Tennis Court, Walk/Jog Trails, Stables, Golf Course, Bike Path, Conservation Area, Highway Access, Public School
  • Basement Info: Y
  • Water View: Yes
  • Waterfront: Yes
  • Color: Mustard
  • Year Built: 1814
  • Year Built Description: Approximate
  • Year Built Source: Public Record
  • SqFt Total: 4372
  • Square Feet Source: Public Record
  • Grade School: Wayland Elem
  • Middle School: Wayland Middle
  • High School: Wayland HS
    Interior Features
  • Appliances: Range, Washer, Dryer, Refrigerator - ENERGY STAR
  • Basement Features: Partial, Crawl, Concrete Floor
  • Num of Full Baths: 3.0
  • Num of Half Baths: 2.0
  • Fireplaces: 4
  • Flooring: Wood, Tile, Concrete, Bamboo
  • Interior Features: Cable Available, Laundry Chute
  • Master Bath: Yes
    Exterior Features
  • Construction: Frame
  • Exterior: Wood
  • Exterior Features: Porch, Patio, Barn/Stable, Fruit Trees, Garden Area, Stone Wall
  • Lot Description: Gentle Slope, Level, Scenic View(s)
  • Roof Material: Asphalt/Fiberglass Shingles, Metal
  • Waterfront Features: Pond, Dock/Mooring
    Parking Features
  • Parking Features: Off-Street
  • Garage Parking: Attached
  • Electric: Circuit Breakers
  • Energy Features: Insulated Windows, Prog. Thermostat
  • Heating: Forced Air, Gas, Wood Stove
  • Cooling: None
  • Hot Water: Natural Gas, Tank
  • Sewer: Private Sewerage
  • Utility Connections: for Gas Range
  • Water: City/Town Water
Room Information
    Master Bedroom
  • Master Bedroom Level: Second Floor
  • Master Bedroom Desc: Bathroom - Full, Ceiling Fan(s), Closet - Walk-in
  • Master Bedroom Dimen: 18X12
    Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 2 Level: Second Floor
  • Bedroom 2 Desc: Fireplace, Closet
  • Bedroom 2 Dimen: 16X15
    Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 3 Level: Second Floor
  • Bedroom 3 Desc: Fireplace, Closet
  • Bedroom 3 Dimen: 16X15
    Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 4 Level: Second Floor
  • Bedroom 4 Desc: Ceiling - Cathedral, Closet
  • Bedroom 4 Dimen: 16X11
    Bedroom 5
  • Bedroom 5 Level: Second Floor
  • Bedroom 5 Desc: Skylight, Ceiling - Cathedral
  • Bedroom 5 Dimen: 24X17
    Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 1 Level: Second Floor
  • Bathroom 1 Dimen: 9X8
  • Bathroom 1 Desc: Bathroom - Full, Bathroom - Double Vanity/Sink, Bathroom - Tiled With Shower Stall, Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile
    Bathroom 2
  • Bathroom 2 Level: Second Floor
  • Bathroom 2 Desc: Bathroom - Full, Bathroom - Tiled With Tub
    Bathroom 3
  • Bathroom 3 Level: First Floor
  • Bathroom 3 Desc: Bathroom - Half
    Dining Room
  • Dining Rm Level: First Floor
  • Dining Rm Desc: Fireplace, Closet
  • Dining Rm Dimen: 15X15
  • Kitchen Level: First Floor
  • Kitchen Desc: Wood / Coal / Pellet Stove, Flooring - Wood, Window(s) - Picture, Dining Area, Pantry, Countertops - Stone/Granite/Solid, Kitchen Island, Cabinets - Upgraded, Country Kitchen, Exterior Access, Open Floor Plan, Stainless Steel Appliances, Gas Stove
  • Kitchen Dimen: 21X17
  • Laundry Level: First Floor
  • Laundry Desc: Bathroom - Half
  • Laundry Dimen: 16X9
    Living Room
  • Living Rm Level: First Floor
  • Living Rm Desc: Fireplace, Flooring - Wood, Open Floor Plan
  • Living Rm Dimen: 24X16
    Other Room 1
  • Other Room Name 1: Office
  • Other Room Level 1: First Floor
  • Other Rm 1 Desc: Flooring - Wood
  • Other Rm 1 Dimen: 16X10
    Other Room 2
  • Other Room Name 2: Sitting Room
  • Other Room Level 2: Second Floor
  • Other Rm 2 Desc: Flooring - Wood
  • Other Rm 2 Dimen: 22X13
    Other Room 3
  • Other Room Name 3: Bathroom
  • Other Room Level 3: Second Floor
  • Other Rm 3 Desc: Bathroom - Full, Bathroom - With Tub & Shower
  • Other Rm 3 Dimen: 15X8
    Other Room 4
  • Other Room Name 4: Foyer
  • Other Room Level 4: First Floor
  • Other Rm 4 Dimen: 13X13
    Other Room 5
  • Other Room Name 5: Mud Room
  • Other Room Level 5: First Floor
    Other Room 6
  • Other Room Name 6: Bathroom
  • Other Room Level 6: Second Floor
  • Other Rm 6 Desc: Bathroom - With Shower Stall
Property Information
    Property Info
  • Acres: 1.70
  • Road Type: Public
  • Year Round: Yes
    Tax Information
  • Assessments: $907,200
  • Page: 120
  • Tax ID: 862567
  • Tax Year: 2019
  • Taxes: $16,584
  • Zoning: R60
Building / Association Information
    Other Building Characteristics
  • Foundation: Fieldstone
  • Heat Zones: 6
  • Insulation: Fiberglass, Blown In, Spray Foam

Property History for 78 Rice Road

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
Oct 11, 2019Under Agreement

MLS PIN #72512599

Sep 29, 2019Contingent

MLS PIN #72512599

Jun 5, 2019Listed (Active)

MLS PIN #72512599

DateEvent & SourcePrice
Under Agreement

MLS PIN #72512599


MLS PIN #72512599

Listed (Active)

MLS PIN #72512599


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

Public Records for 78 Rice Road

Taxable ValueLand$382,400Additions$524,800Total$907,200
Tax Record2019$16,584
Home Facts
Beds4Baths4Finished Sq.Ft.4,372 SqFtUnfinished Sq.Ft.960 SqFtStories2Lot Size73,939 SqFtStyleSingle Family ResidenceYear Built1776

Schools near 78 Rice Road

Loker SchoolPublicK-40.5 mi
Wayland Middle SchoolPublic6-81.3 mi
Happy Hollow SchoolPublicK-51.5 mi
Wayland High SchoolPublic9-121.8 mi

Loker School

K-4, 0.5 mi, Public


Wayland Middle School

6-8, 1.3 mi, Public


Happy Hollow School

K-5, 1.5 mi, Public


Wayland High School

9-12, 1.8 mi, Public


School ratings and boundaries are provided by GreatSchools.org and Pitney Bowes. This information should only be used as a reference. Proximity or boundaries shown here are not a guarantee of enrollment. Please reach out to schools directly to verify all information and enrollment eligibility.

Situated between Boston and Worcester, Wayland encompasses more than 15 square miles, giving residents an abundance of beautiful public outdoor space. Wayland takes pride in its rich history dating back to Colonial times and modern buildings maintain their traditional structure throughout.

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