152 Waban Avenue

Newton, MA

152 Waban Avenue

For Sale: $4,695,000

6 Beds
6 ½ Baths
Single Family
Building 7,807 sq/ft
Lot 15,136 sq/ft
Year Built: 2019

The Modern Queen is the new standard bearer for luxury development and living, in a class of its own, WITHOUT PEER! The very definition of modernity and elegance, this home has been thoughtfully appointed to afford an unparalleled luxurious day-to-day living experience with the capacity to entertain loved ones and friends without compromise. Local luxury home builder has intelligently used the finest finishes, materials, building techniques, top-of-the-line smart home technology and systems to curate extraordinary living spaces. Exceptional architectural, interior and landscape designs seamlessly intertwine to create a perfect combination of modern luxury living within the grand stature of a historic home. Soaring ceilings on all 4 levels of living including over 11ft ceilings in the spectacular Master Retreat and up to 11ft ceilings on the 3rd floor! Entirely rebuilt, redesigned and expanded on a new foundation, you will be captivated by the gorgeous custom millwork and architectural features; stunning Spanish and Italian marble fireplaces; the state-of-the-art luxury professional Kitchen & Butler Pantry with massive 7-seat 11ft dining island, Sub Zero and Wolf appliances and custom cabinetry; Custom milled rift, sawn and quarter premium 6" White Oak floors; Conditioned Wine Room (~1000 bottle storage); spacious Home Gym with custom glass doors, windows, mirrors and impact gym flooring; stylish Full Bar with refrigerated beverage center, sink and dishwasher in the Game Room; 10 zones of music streaming; Movie Theater w/ ultra-thin 123” theater screen, Premium 4K HD projector, Premium surround sound system and speakers, Tiered theater seating, capacity for seating +10 people, premium leather reclining seats, and a Concession Stand! Dine al fresco on the gorgeous granite veranda with built-in Outdoor Lynx Kitchen, custom pergola and dramatic indoor-outdoor fireplace elegantly screened for privacy. These features and so much more make this one of the finest luxury properties to become available in years. There are 6 Beds, 6.5 Baths, plus an Office and 2 laundries in this one-of-a-kind home.

DREAM LOCATION—The Modern Queen is proudly sited on a spectacular corner lot in one of the most sought-after neighborhoods in all of Greater Boston, on a delightful wooded and tree-lined street, only a few short blocks from Waban’s village center and the new Angier Elementary School. Conveniently located to all major commuting routes and means of transportation. Easy access to Mass Pike (I-90); Route 128 (I-95); Route 16; Route 30; and Route 9. Less than 5 minute walk to Waban Village T-station, or short drive to Commuter Rail. Easy access to Schools, Markets, Restaurants, Shops, Hospitals, Outdoor Recreation, Boston, Cambridge and Logan International Airport!

THE PROJECT & CONSTRUCTION—This property has been masterfully redeveloped over the course of almost 2 years. The original home itself was completely gutted and stripped before being lifted and moved off of its foundation. The original foundation was demolished and an entirely new and dramatically expanded foundation was poured. The portion of the original exterior framing that was used to maintain the elegant historic stature of the home was rebuilt and modified to blend seamlessly into the new construction addition, it is supported by massive new steel structural beams. The living space and gross square footage of the building was more than doubled. Every staircase, floor, wall and ceiling is new or rebuilt! The home is incredibly energy efficient with all new window and doors (the front door was expertly restored and refinished), all new systems and services, all new roofs, new blown-in insulation and a new foundation.

The façade was rebuilt with additional and new custom architectural features, including: 81-plus new windows and doors; premium shingle and siding package; custom copper roofing, weather stripping, copula, finial, and weather vane; an entirely new front porch and stairs with hand-spun Spanish cedar pillars, new custom railings, mahogany decking and porch ceiling; professionally designed landscape with extensive and diverse plantings of trees, bushes and plants, new lawns, and professional irrigation system; granite front entry walkway; granite outdoor dining and entertaining veranda with built-in Lynx kitchen; new driveway with hand-laid granite cobble aprons, granite entry drive piers with granite from the original home’s foundation, and granite curbs; all new heated attached oversized 2-car garage with high ceilings to accommodate the option to use parking lifts increasing capacity to 4 cars and significant storage.

SMART HOME TECHNOLOGY—This home has a bespoke designed and programmed Control 4 technology package that allows the owner to control: HEATING & COOLING; LIGHTING; MUSIC STREAMING (10 zones); ALARM & VIDEO SECURITY SURVEILLANCE; and INTERCOM from mounted touch screen panels, cell phone, and/or tablet. Additionally, there is an amplified WiFi network for entire home coverage!

The property has ALL NEW services, including:
-400 AMP underground electrical service

-Electric generator connection

-Gas Line

-Water and Sewer line and connection

-Premium and high efficiency HVAC system


Fully Integrated Smart Home
Touch Screens & Web Access
Control 4 Smart Home System
10 Zone Music Streaming
Smart Home Lighting System
Smart Home Climate System
Alarm and Video Security
Amplified WiFi Network
Contemporary Elegance & Living
Custom Architectual Details
Uncompromising Entertaining
Bright & Airy w/ +80 Windows
Custom 6" White Oak Floors
Beautiful Coffered Ceilings
Open Plan Kitchen & Family Rm
Superior Chef's Kitchen
11ft 7 seat Dining Island
Custom Kitchen Cabinetry
3 Ovens 3 Sinks 3 Ref 2 DW
Fully Applianced Butler Pantry
Wolf & SubZero Appliances
Sub Zero Wine Refrigerator
Sub Zero Beverage Centers
Spacious Family Room
Indoor-Outdoor Fireplace
Intimate Living Room
Wood Burning Fireplace
Custom Marble Fireplaces
Italian and Spanish Marbles
Grand Master Suite
Luxurious Master Bath Spa
Custom Master Bath Vanity
Steam Shower & Luxury Tub
Heated Marble Bath Floors
Custom Master Closet Allowance
Flexible Living On 4 Levels
3rd Fl. Suite w/ Flexible Uses
Au Pair / Office Suite
Custom Mudroom Allowance
Home Movie Theater
4K HD Video Projector
Premium Leather Theater Seats
Tiered & Reclining Seats
Large Home Fitness Center
Gym / Yoga / Cycling / Dance
Impact Resistent Gym Floors
Large Multi-Use Game Room
Game Room w/ Full Bar
Full Bar w/ Sink + Ref + DW
Conditioned Wine Room
Approx. 1000 Bottle Capacity
2 Laundries
Professional Landscape Design
Dramatic & Diverse Plantings
Complete Irrigation System
Exquisite Granite Details
Granite Dining Veranda
Lynx Outdoor Kitchen
Oversized 2-car Heated Garage
All NEW Utility Services
New High-Efficiency HVAC
400 AMP Underground Electrical
Installed Generator Connection
Generator Ready Home


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152 Waban Avenue
Newton, MA 02468
6 Bed | 6 ½ Baths

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