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Home of the Week: 106 Love Lane

This turn of the century Weston property proves that a home can accommodate both a refined and casual lifestyle.

Prospective homebuyers will be filled with anticipation as they travel along a narrow scenic road to visit this early 20th century Victorian on Love Ln. Nestled within nearly one and a half acres of a sweeping landscape, this spectacular 117 year-old home, known as The Ida White House, is a fabulous representation of the depth of Weston's real estate market and the implicit responsibility its residents assume to preserve its legacy. To take its magnificent appeal a step further, the property has been lovingly gentrified to respect its rich history and modify it to fit today's lifestyles.

This property actually displays many layers to its introduction. Visitors are first greeted with the picturesque roadway and landscape, then greeted by an oversized cobblestone circular driveway and farmer's porch and finally by a charming interior alcove. The first level then boasts formal settings in the 20 x 19 square foot fireplaced living room and a 14 x 14 square foot intimate dining area. For more relaxed spaces, there is a 12 x 14 square foot family room and a 21 x 16 square foot sunroom drenched in natural light from the skylight in the cathedral ceiling and walls of windows that overlook the lush scenery. The magnificent 15 x 28 square foot eat-in gourmet kitchen offers an open floor plan fulfilling its responsibility as the most frequently utilized space with its dimensions and hospitality. This culinary hub also offers premier ingredients that include an abundance of upgraded cabinetry and granite surfaces and high-end appliances.

The second level hosts a luxurious 20 x 11 square foot master suite with exterior French doors, a fireplace and a walk-in closet, two additional bedrooms at 14 x 12 and 10 x 19 square feet, an inviting 11 x 13 square foot sitting room and a laundry center. The third story provides a great private guest, au-pair or teenager suite with a 16 x 14 square foot bedroom with a walk-in closet and a full bath.

To further enhance is pastoral setting, this property also includes a turn-of-the-century barn with stalls and a large bay area, the ideal accessory for residents who enjoy a secluded site to tinker. Both its exterior and interior features offer a blend of the past and present which fits in beautifully with prospective homebuyers who admire New England's historic gems and request modern amenities and conveniences. Today's families often toggle a refined and casual lifestyle and this home can adapt and evolve beautifully.

 

 

Location: 106 Love Ln.

Price: $2,480,000

Rooms: 11

Bedrooms: 4

Baths: 3 full, 1 half

Living Area: 4,852 sq. ft.

Lot Size: 64,172 sq. ft. (1.47 acres)

Listing Agent: Peter Hill, Benoit Mizner Simon & Co., 508-353-9721

 

 

If you are a Realtor or a home owner selling a home and want to be featured in an upcoming Home of the Week, please email Michele Taranto at m.taranto@aol.com.

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