Home of the Week: 147 Oxbow Rd, Needham

Sweeping water and landscape views are only a sampling of the many unique features within this Needham property.

Stunning views. This spectacular Needham colonial offers such fantastic scenery of the water and its generous one acre-plus lush landscape, its residents may imagine they are living in a quiet, rural town. Of course, with all the commerce, restaurants and conveniences within the town of Needham, its convenient suburban location is quickly valued and this prized property becomes an incredibly favorable blend of tranquility and activity.

This property's sweeping grounds and beautifully-manicured landscape provide a picturesque backdrop to this imaginative 36 year-old contemporary home. Inside, it is filled with 12 rooms and over 6,000 square feet, throughout three finished levels of versatile living space and luxurious accommodations for its occupants and guests. An expansive two-story front foyer poses the ideal introduction into its airy, open floor plan. This journey begins with a large sunken 20 x 15 square foot living room with a fireplace and custom floor-to-ceiling built-ins and a neighboring 15 x 14 square foot dining area that is seamlessly joined with a half wall and columns. For relaxed occasions and daily living, this floor offers a 31 x 11 square foot gourmet kitchen fully equipped with upgraded cabinetry, granite surfaces, stainless steel appliances, a breakfast bar and cozy dining area, a 16 x 14 square foot family room and a fabulous 20 x 14 square foot sunroom with walls of floor-to-ceiling windows and gorgeous views of the Charles River.

The second floor hosts a grand 23 x 15 square foot master suite with two walk-in closets and a deluxe private bath with a cathedral ceiling, three bedrooms at 15 x 14, 18 x 11 and 12 x 12 square feet, a full, family bath and a laundry center. The finished basement provides flexible lodging and recreational options to its residents with a 13 x 9 square foot bedroom and full bath, a 17 x 13 square foot exercise room and a liberal 31 x 14 square foot playroom.

During warmer months, this property supplies many outdoor opportunities and capitalizes on its striking and sizeable lot with a screened-in porch and wraparound deck with a hot tub to relax and soak in the lush, private grounds. From even just this preliminary introduction, readers can begin to grasp this exceptional realty prospect and its lifelong potential. This edition of Patch's Home of the Week was resourcefully designed as a residence that could be enjoyed year round with an exceptional level of comfort and hospitality, from the active family to occupants who prefer quiet and relaxation and organic harmony.


Location: 147 Oxbow Rd.
Price: $1,795,000
Rooms: 12
Bedrooms: 4
Baths: 3 full, 1 half
Living Area: 6,010 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 48,532 sq. ft. (1.11 acres)
Listing Agent: Jill Finkelstein, Prudential Advantage Real Estate, 781-258-7014


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