On the Market: A Shingle-Style Manse in Watertown
It's for sale for the first time in more than 50 years.
53 Shattuck Road, Watertown
Size: 4,560 square feet
There are mansions, then there are Shingle-style mansions. This 1895 jewel atop a hill in Watertown is as elegant as they come. For sale for the first time in more than 50 years, the home is tucked on a tree-lined street not far from the Cambridge border.
Enter through the front door to arrive in a stately entrance hall with coffered ceilings and abundant period charm. Its grand central staircase leads to a total of seven bedrooms, some with wood-burning fireplaces. To the right of the stairs, find a parlor splashed in sunlight. It offers leaded windows, a marble fireplace, and dark wood built-ins, among other eye-catching architectural details. There’s also a huge formal dining room—it measures 26-feet long—that boasts another wood-burning fireplace and three oversized windows.
To top it all off, the place is situated at the southern corner of Oakley Country Club. From its hilltop perch, the Boston skyline can be glimpsed through the trees.
For information, contact the Petrowsky Jones Group, Compass, compass.com.
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