Luxury Home of the Week: 1880 Newton Victorian with octagonal family room

Buying Luxury Newton
The home sits on a 0.92-acre lot. Unlimited Sotheby's International Realty

The octagonal family room of this six-bedroom West Newton Hill Victorian is topped with a gazebo-like ceiling, its wooden slats lending a warmth to the room, which has another cozy feature — a fireplace, one of seven.

The 6,878-square-foot property was built in 1880, has 5.5 baths, and sits on a street with gas lights.

Listed for $3,899,000, 159 Prince St. offers a combination of period and modern elements. Inside, you’ll find an updated kitchen with an island, white cabinetry, built-in appliances, and several windows. On the main floor, there is also a foyer, a den, a mudroom, and living, dining, and laundry rooms.

The second floor offers a master suite, which boasts a sitting room and a bath with a deck. Three of the property’s remaining bedrooms have en-suite baths.

On the 0.92-acre manicured grounds, there is a circular driveway and a 1,984-square-foot carriage house.

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