51/53 Abbott Rd, Wellesley, MA
$ 7,995,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#73121838
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyNORFOLK
  • CityWellesley
  • Zip02481
  • StyleColonial
  • Year Built1902
  • Taxes$ 54925
  • Price$ 7,995,000
  • Bedrooms9
  • Full Bathrooms6
  • Half Bathrooms2
  • Sqr Footage11988
  • Lot Size1.31 Acres
Data Source:
Massachusetts MLS Property Info Network (MLSPIN)
Property Description

One of Wellesley’s most iconic homes is available for the first time in over a century. Located on 1.3 acres in the heart of the Country Club area, the main house has over 7,500 SF of living space with soaring ceilings, bespoke details, and Italian millwork found in signature homes of this era. The main entry is anchored by a showstopper grand staircase, original wrought iron light fixtures, double-height ceilings and fireplace, complimented by an entertainment sized living room, billiard room, and an oval dining room. Highlights include a six bedroom main house, four fireplaces, sun room, recording studio above garage, and a 3rd level with surprising multi-room bonus spaces offering unlimited potential. A stunning 3 bedroom guest house built in 2004 completes this one of a kind compound. Outside, the park-like setting includes private yard, secret garden and slate terrace. Circular driveway with porte cochere, wrap around porches and Japanese inspired garden behind the guesthouse.

Elementary School Middle School High School
WPS Elementary School WMS Middle School WHS High School
Price History
6/7/2023 Listed $8,995,000
9/27/2023 3% - $8,795,000
10/28/2023 10% - $7,995,000

General Features

Appliances Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Freezer, Washer, Dryer
Architectural Style Colonial
Association Y/N No
Attached Garage Yes
Building Area Units Square Feet
Carport Y/N No
City Wellesley
Community Features Public Transportation, Shopping, Tennis Court(s), Park, Walk/Jog Trails
Compensation Based On Gross/Full Sale Price
Construction Materials Frame
Cooling None
County Norfolk
Directions Washington Street to Abbott Road
Disclosures Two lots: 51 and 53 Abbott Road. Assessment, taxes, lot size and other details are for combined properties. 51 Abbott heating source is gas with no central air. 53 Abbott Heating source is oil with c
Elementary School Wps
Exclusions All Equipment And Acoustics In The Studio Above The Garage.
Exterior Features Porch, Deck, Patio, Professional Landscaping
Garage Spaces 4
Garage Y/N Yes
Heating Baseboard, Hot Water, Oil, Natural Gas, Fireplace
High School Whs
Home Warranty Y/N No
Interior Features Closet/Cabinets - Custom Built, Ceiling - Beamed, Bathroom - Full, Bathroom - With Tub, Office, Sun Room, Foyer, Bedroom, Bathroom
Lot Size Square Feet 57011
Master on main Second
Middle/Junior High School Wms
Patio/Porch Features Porch, Deck, Patio
Property Attached Y/N No
Property SubType Single Family Residence
Property Type Residential
Roof Shingle
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Public Sewer
Standard Status Active
Status Active
Street Name Abbott Rd
Sub-Agency Relationship Offered No
Tax Annual Amount 54925
Tax Assessed Value 4797000
Tax Year 2023
Total Rooms 19
Waterfront Y/N No
Year Built 1902
Year Built Details Actual
Year Built Source Public Records
Zoning SR20

Interior Features

Air Conditioning Y/N No
Basement Full, Unfinished
Bathroom 1 Level First
Bathroom 2 Level Second
Bathroom 3 Level Second
Bedroom 2 Features Walk-In Closet(s), Flooring - Hardwood
Bedroom 3 Area 272
Bedroom 3 Features Walk-In Closet(s), Flooring - Hardwood, Window(s) - Bay/Bow/Box
Bedroom 3 Length 17
Bedroom 3 Level Second
Bedroom 3 Width 16
Bedroom 4 Area 208
Bedroom 4 Features Closet, Flooring - Hardwood, Window(s) - Picture
Bedroom 4 Length 16
Bedroom 4 Level Second
Bedroom 4 Width 13
Bedroom 5 Area 270
Bedroom 5 Features Flooring - Hardwood, Window(s) - Bay/Bow/Box
Bedroom 5 Length 18
Bedroom 5 Width 15
Dining Room Area 425
Dining Room Area 25
Dining Room Features Coffered Ceiling(s), Closet/Cabinets - Custom Built, Flooring - Hardwood, Window(s) - Bay/Bow/Box, Wainscoting
Dining Room Level First
Dining Room Width 17
Fireplace Features Dining Room, Living Room, Master Bedroom
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Flooring Tile, Hardwood, Flooring - Hardwood, Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile
Full Baths 6
Half Baths 2
Heating Y/N Yes
Kitchen Area 546
Kitchen Features Flooring - Hardwood, Dining Area, Kitchen Island, Deck - Exterior, Exterior Access, Slider
Kitchen Length 26
Kitchen Level First
Kitchen Width 21
Laundry Features First Floor
Living Room Area 368
Living Room Features Flooring - Hardwood, French Doors, Exterior Access, Crown Molding
Living Room Length 23
Living Room Level First
Living Room Width 16
Master Bathroom Features Yes
Master Bedroom Area 494
Master Bedroom Features Bathroom - Full, Ceiling Fan(s), Walk-In Closet(s), Closet/Cabinets - Custom Built, Flooring - Hardwood
Master Bedroom Length 26
Master Bedroom Width 19
Primary Bedroom Level: First Floor 300
Second Bedroom Length 25
Second Bedroom Level Second
Second Bedroom Width 12
Total Baths 8
Total Bedrooms 9
Total Fireplaces 5
Window Features Window(s) - Bay/Bow/Box

Exterior Features

Living Area 11988
Building Area Total 11988
Covered Spaces 4
Door Features French Doors
Foundation Details Stone
Lot Size Acres 1.31
Lot Size Area 1.31
Lot Size Units Acres
Open Parking Y/N Yes
Parking Features Attached, Paved Drive, Shared Driveway, Off Street, Paved
Road Frontage Type Public
Road Responsibility Public Maintained Road
Road Surface Type Paved
Spa No
Total Parking 10
Water Source Public


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 02481

AVG $3.28M
AVG $20,492
AVG 427
Data Provided by Inside Real Estate®
Year Built
AVG 1969
AVG 41
Data Provided by Walkscore® not using MLS data

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