Home of the Week: 7 Longmeadow Rd.

An indoor basketball court, movie theater, gym, carriage house. This magnificent Wellesley estate offers many unique and unrivaled features, all within exceptionally luxurious accommodations.

This spectacular Wellesley estate is beautifully shielded by its lush, acre-plus grounds, flourishing gardens and mature greenery, which only magnifies the mystery of its magnificent interior accommodations. What is certain, however, is that the journey throughout its 20 rooms and 12,500 square feet of living space is a residential voyage that will leave its visitors with eager anticipation at each step.

This one-of-a-kind property offers incredibly luxurious features with a diversity of leisure, recreational and lodging benefits that will support the many evolving needs of an active family. Its generous dimensions include banquet-sized common rooms and deluxe sleeping accommodations in the main residence and the lovely, private carriage house. In addition, it flaunts many bonus amenities unparalleled to any other Wellesley property, such as a movie theatre, billiard room, basketball/sport group, gym and sauna. It also boasts a heated pool surrounded by a splendid patio and stone walls, all within a secluded lagoon setting.

This 77 year-old property reveals the imaginative and structural integrity of its era with many impeccably-appointed details and architectural elements, including eight fireplaces, but former conscientious have enhanced its initial creative outlines with state-of-the-art accessories and embellishments. The first level in the primary house begins with a 15 x 29 square foot fireplaced living room, a 16 x 22 square foot fireplaced formal dining area, a spectacular 21 x 24 square foot fireplaced family room and a 13 x 9 square foot sun-drenched gourmet kitchen. A 15 x 13 square foot library and 15 x 11 square foot office also provide great private and personal escapes.

The second level hosts a 22 x 18 square foot fireplaced suite, two bedrooms at 15 x 13 square feet, a 14 x 14 square foot bedroom, a 14 x 21 square foot fireplaced bedroom and a laundry center. The finished basement will quickly become a popular destination for family and guest entertainment with its 19 x 18 square foot media room, a 21 x 23 square foot fireplaced game room, a 19 x 25 square foot exercise room and its unique basketball/sport court. The carriage house is the quintessential guest suite that includes all the comfort accommodations for a lengthy stay, including a kitchen.

For prospective homebuyers searching for the unique property, look no further. There is nothing on the local real estate market in or around Wellesley that compares to the luxurious and diversified accommodates this estate offers.


Location: 7 Longmeadow Rd.
Price: $5,750,000
Rooms: 20
Bedrooms: 6
Baths: 6 full, 4 half
Living Area: 12,500 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 55,808 sq. ft. (1.28 acre)
Fireplaces: 8
Listing Agent: Debi Benoit, Benoit Mizner Simon & Co., 617-962-9292

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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