Historic Newton property built by former secretary of war

Buying Luxury Newton
The home sits on 1.46 acres. via MLS

For $6,995,000, you can live in the home of a former Newton mayor and onetime secretary of war.

The Colonial Revival, which has eight bedrooms, five full baths, and three half baths in 9,875 square feet, was built in 1917 by John Wingate Weeks, who was also a Massachusetts Naval Brigade commander and a US senator.

The home, 65 Lenox St., has been completely restored and renovated. Highlights include a great room with a vaulted ceiling, five fireplaces, and an eat-in kitchen.

The 1.46-acre parcel also offers a patio and a sports court.

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