Primarily a family-oriented town, Needham is a collection of great neighborhoods and great neighbors. With plenty of in-town options for family activities, Needham boasts a YMCA, plenty of playgrounds, local golf and even its own bowling alley.
Needham town center is a classic combination of wonderful restaurants and interesting local merchants who offer many local employment opportunities. Each season is marked with its own event. Spring and fall, the Needham Business Association puts on street fairs. Summer sees a 4th of July celebration complete with a fantastic fireworks display and a parade. New Year’s Eve is celebrated in style with a First Night of town wide activities, entertainment and fireworks.
Needham celebrated its 300th anniversary in 2011 with the restoration of the Great Hall (now called the James Hugh Powers Hall) in the newly renovated town hall. Restored to its original glory, the Great Hall is the venue for a series of concerts throughout the year intended to further enrich the lives of Needham residents.
Needham public school system is one of the strongest in the state. There are also private school options in town as well as the Olin College of Engineering. Commuting by car is easy, with access to both the Mass Pike nearby and route 128/95 in town. Conveniently, Needham also has four commuter rail stations.
Two family home in great location, The house was a single family and would make a great nine room townhouse itself. Newer Barn built in 1974 30' x 30' with 2nd story is a potencial for second townhouse, developers and builders encoraged. land enough to have two 3,500 SF townhouses with 8,832 SF of land each.
Listed by Lawrence Ricci of Multi Real - Estate Services
New Quality Construction colonial home beautifully done! This sunny and elegant home includes 4 bedrooms, Oversized finished 3rd floor loft easily convertible into a 5th bedroom suite, 6 full baths. Featuring: Beautiful custom cabinetry, fine architectural detail & mouldings, high ceilings, tray ceiling, extra large windows, hardwood floors, Mud room, Master en-suite with marble, and custom built walk in closet. Chef's gourmet kitchen includes one of a kind Breakfast Nook big enough for a dining table, high end appliances. Formal Dining room and Living room perfect for the holidays. Spacious family room with a walk out patio and a very private fenced in back yard. Nicely Finished basement with access to the yard has a full bath . Two car garage with paved driveway. Professional landscaping throughout with a state of the art sprinkler system. Easy drive to all major routes, commuter train, shops and restaurants in Needham center, as well as surrounding towns.
Location, location, location!!! Classic center entrance colonial located in one of Needham's most desirable "ladder" streets and within 0.4 mi to Hersey train station, 0.3 to Perry Park, and 0.5 mi to town. First floor includes formal living-room with fireplace, sun-room/office, dining-room with built-in china cabinet. Kitchen features eating island area, study space, informal dining area with picture window, opens to family room area and sliders to deck and back yard. Four bedrooms on the second floor, including nursery, additional bedroom/playroom space on third floor. Large finished basement with playroom, exercise room, au-pair suite and laundry. Newer windows, nice high ceilings, classic wainscoting and molding, wonderful flow, fenced in back yard and 2 car garage. Updated systems since 2011 include electrical, new roof, furnace, hot-water tank, and many appliances. Great space and location!!
Listed by Amy Gworek of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Needham
Wonderful ranch style home with beautiful 11,700 plus square foot lot has it all! Newly renovated and beautifully finished by local builder, this bright and charming home boasts new granite/stainless kitchen with mini island which opens to sunny first floor family room, hardwood floors, central air, and 12x25 sf finished room on lower level with hardwood floors and half bath. There is nothing to do but move-in! This house is really a gem. First showings at Open House on Sunday, August 3, from 12-2:00 Any offers will be presented Sunday night.
Listed by Leslee K. Winston of Prudential Advantage Real Estate
Enjoy country living on an acre of land minutes from town in this expanded ranch nestled near Walker Pond. 4 bedrooms, 3 full, 1 half baths & a one-of-a-kind retro semi-finished basement set the stage for living & entertaining. Living room w/ Italian Terrazzo fireplace & picture window opens to formal dining room w/ built-in china cabinets & French doors. A home office/study paneled in warm honey-colored pine features French doors to sunny three-season porch. Renovated kitchen features exposed brick, cherry cabinets, stainless appliances, including Bosch dishwasher & granite counters. Across breakfast bar, family room spans back of the home, offering views of lush landscape through windows. Spacious bedrooms. Master bath features stone tiles, handcrafted detailing, Jacuzzi tub. Host friends in basement decked out in retro finishes, wood burning stove, & wet bar bathed in light from bank of windows. Experience 4 seasons in comfort w/ skylights, solar panels, ceiling fans & Central Air.
Listed by Cliff London, Monica Mercer of RE/MAX Home Team
Spacious Farmhouse/Colonial built in 2010! Set on an 18,731 sq. ft. lot at the end of a cul-de-sac. Open floorplan with over 4500+ sq. ft. of living area offering 11 rooms, 6 bedrooms, 5 full baths, one half bath, and a 2 car garage. Beautiful Gourmet Kitchen with stainless appliances, granite countertops, and dining area, open to family room with fireplace. Formal living and dining rooms, office, and first floor in-law/Au-pair Suite. Second floor boasts oversized master suite with walk in closet, and luxurious master bath, as well as three additional bedrooms. Finished walk-up third floor with bedroom and full bath. Two-car garage, central air, central vac, hardwood on first and second floors, patio, deck, and professionally landscaped level lot. Don't miss the chance to call this fantastic property home.
Listed by Donna Scott of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Wellesley - Central St.
Welcome home to this magnificent and beautifully updated 3 bedroom, 2 bath 1902 Victorian Colonial with elegant design and quality construction perfectly sited on lovely lot in prime location. Graced by tradition, this exquisite home offers old world charm and character with many thoughtful updates and renovations. This special home boasts inviting farmers porch, welcoming foyer, gracious living room and dining room, newer gourmet kitchen with skylight and granite counters, new baths, first floor family room plus large first floor playroom open to patio and large, level fenced yard. This home will capture your heart with it's fine architectural detail, unsurpassed craftsmanship, high ceilings, gleaming hardwood floors and well appointed rooms.
Listed by Zina DeLanders of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Needham
This is not your average expanded cape. Marvelous home situated on one acre of pristine land with perennial gardens. 754 Chestnut has charm, space and room to grow. Fabulous master bedroom suite with private office, wetbar and amazing bath. Au pair or in law suite with separate entrance. All the baths have been renovated with charm and elegance. Hardwood floors throughout downstairs leading from a central entrance hallway to fireplaced living room, dining room with dentil molding, fireplaced family room which opens to 4 season sunroom with radiant heat and opening to a chef's dream kitchen with family eating area. Enjoy sitting at the breakfast table which opens to a deck overlooking manicured grounds. So close to Needham and yet so much privacy. Full walk out sunny basement includes play area, media area, work out room and unbelievable wine cellar - thermostat controlled. Not to mention 10 zones of heat - a system which will impress any inspector.
Listed by Patricia Hornblower of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Westwood
Amazing new construction from local builder on spacious flat lot in walk to town and train location. Attention to detail and high end finish work throughout, and impressive master suite with double walk in closet and beautifully tiled marble bathroom. Finished third floor with play space, 5th bedroom and full bathroom. Detailed trim work and copper accents, 4 zones of gas heat and central air, and great flat yard perfect for playing and entertaining. Other Needham projects to discuss as well and opportunity to see example one of the builder's finished houses in Needham. Interior pictures are from past projects. Call for Floor Plan and Specs. November Completion.
Listed by David Shapiro, Gary Kaufman of RE/MAX Home Team
Custom built, Tuscan inspired, stately stucco & stone facade Contemporary Colonial situated on lush landscaped, level double lot with enormous fenced in rear yard. This handsome residence offers dramatic 2 story foyer w/open turned wrought iron & wood staircase, marble entry floor & tasteful decorative lighting. Arched doors ways lead graciously within the cosmopolitan floor plan with 10' ceilings on the main level, Brazilian cherry flrs throughout. A true Gourmet kitchen w/Thermador refrigerator & DW, impressive Viking stove, walk-in pantry & spectacular center island w/granite counter tops. The ideal open concept floor plan perfect for entertaining in the formal living & dining rooms as well as the double sided gas fireplaced family room or study w/rich coffered ceilings & sun splashed interiors. Both Master w/ensuite bath offer cathedral ceilings & skylights as well as a walk-in closet. Bonus finished w/o lower level offers additional 1,550' ideal for teens, in-law or au-pair
Listed by Robin W. Simon, Jack Girvan of RE/MAX Home Team
It IS possible to have it all! Waterfront property with year-round amenities like fishing, boating and ice-skating five minutes from Needham Center, the train and shops and 15 miles from Boston! Beautiful upgrades and finishes throughout including vaulted ceiling living room and master bedroom with huge picture windows and balcony overlooking landscaped front yard and serene Walker Pond. Kids adventures are guaranteed in the over 1.3 acre wooded lot with flat yard for playing games. If you're looking for peace both inside (many rooms in many areas) as well as outside--enjoy relaxing on the patio while watching the sunset over the water-you must see this home! Perfect for au pair situation or multi-generational living--Room for everyone!
Opportunity Knocks!! Classic colonial in top location, with updated kitchen and baths. Three bedrooms, 1.5 baths, kitchen with granite counters, and open dining room, formal living room with fireplace, and 3 season porch, all with hardwood floors. Great yard for playing ball, patio for cookouts and entertaining. Great starter home or remodeling option for those looking for expansion potential in superb location. .2 miles to Perry Park, .5 mile to Hersey train and Broadmeadow School. Surrounded by more expensive homes, rarely found opportunity!
Listed by Amy Gworek of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Needham
Open House Sunday 12-1 pm 7/20/2014. Spacious Ranch home located on a wooded ONE ACRE LOT in one of Needhams most sought after neighborhoods. Located close to Ridge Hill Reservation and The Charles River. Minutes to Needham and Wellesley Centers. Three lovely bedrooms including master w/ bath, gracious living and dining rooms, Eat-in Kitchen with pantry, two full and one half baths, and a large screened porch to enjoy summer evenings. Wonderful unfinished space in basement including an oversized 2/3 car garage. Ready for your updates or if you prefer, build your dream home!
Listed by Laura Schindler of Century 21 Commonwealth
New construction from popular local builder in prime location, short walk to Mitchell Elementary, Needham High, Pollard Middle, town center, train and more. Wrap around porch, side entry garage, and extensive trim work and modern open floor plan with custom moldings throughout the interior. Beautiful chef's kitchen with breakfast area and exterior access from both the kitchen and the family room. Four bedrooms and three full baths on the second floor with additional 5th bedroom and full bath on the finished third floor. Opportunity to customize some details as well as see an example of a finished house in Needham from this builder. Interior pictures are of past projects in Needham. January delivery.
Listed by Gary Kaufman, David Shapiro of RE/MAX Home Team
Additional Separate Oversized Heated & Insulated Garage with Car Lift ! If you are looking for quality construction, you've found it. Generously proportioned cape on almost 1/2 acre of beautifully landscaped yard has been meticulously maintained. Move right in and start entertaining, the wonderful floor plan in this home makes it easy. 40x30 detached heated garage with commercial grade car lift and walk up storage space. Some of this home's highlights include Bosch appliances, central air, central vacuum, intercom, vast amount of storage space, 5 heat zones,200 amp service with additional basement 60 amp subpanel & garage 60 amp subpanel,finished basement with 1/2 bath.
Listed by Nancy A. Moore of Prudential Advantage Real Estate
New Construction to be built in popular Evelyn Rd neighborhood. Well known local Developer who has built other houses in the neighborhood. Opportunity to show 25 Hewitt Circle which is almost finished for example of the quality. Exterior with low maintenance siding, detailed trim work trim, and copper flashings and Interior with extensive crown molding, recessed picture frame panels, tray ceiling, coffered ceiling, and custom chef's kitchen with access from breakfast area to patio. Amazing Master Suite with double walk in closet and elegant bathroom. 4,000 SqFt on two floors, finished 3rd floor would add about 750 square feet if desired. Basement and third floor have rough plumbing for full bathrooms.
Listed by Gary Kaufman, David Shapiro of RE/MAX Home Team
This multi level ranch has been well maintained and lovingly cared for throughout the years; it is just waiting for new owners to enjoy all it has to offer. 12 rooms 4 spacious bedrooms with plenty of storage space throughout the home can accommodate many different living styles. The lower level in-law like arrangement may be just the space your family needs. The new vinyl siding looks fantastic! This is not a drive by. Come and see for yourself, but please do not disturb the owner or walk the property without an appointment. Thank you...we look forward to showing you this gracious home~
Listed by Laura Sheedy of Homeowners Assistance Program, LLC
Look no further! This spacious and updated 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath colonial with attached 2 car garage could be your next home. Located almost equidistant from the shops, restaurants, and commuter rail stations of both Needham Center and Needham Heights, this house is ideally located. Chefs will enjoy the open kitchen with stainless steel appliances, and expansive island with breakfast bar or sip your morning coffee in the sun room which overlooks the beautifully landscaped yard. You could easily entertain the entire neighborhood in the oversized family room. Who wouldn't love to start their day in the spa-like master bath? This home truly has it all including a second driveway for additional parking and having the extra driveway could facilitate the creation of an in-law/au pair suite. This is truly a move in ready home. Just bring your suitcases and your toothbrush!
Listed by Michael R. Cohen of Prudential Advantage Real Estate
Impressive NEW HOME in excellent neighborhood location built to the highest standard of quality and finish. A kitchen to delight the chief in the family with high-end appliances and a large center granite island with lots of space for all to enjoy. An awesome custom layout you have not seen before. Designed with large open and inviting spaces that is certain to impress. A master bedroom with detail designed for comfort and the huge walk-in-closet your missing now. The third floor that blows the rest away - with large dormers and lots of windows and natural light - imagine all the possibilities here - artist studio, play room, media room, office, or guest suite. Easy access to all major routes - nearby park and tennis courts - bus to Green-line T or short drive to Needham Heights T . Lots of Nice Restaurants and shopping close by. A community that you will love. November 1st delivery.
Perfect for first time homebuyers or people looking to downsize. This conveniently located condo has all the features you want: quiet, private porch, working fireplace, in-unit laundry, extra storage, ample closet space, huge master bedroom with en suite bathroom, good sized 2nd bedroom, 2 car off-street parking, high owner-occupancy, and an award winning school system! Fantastic commuter location near Needham Center commuter line and walking distance to Needhams best shopping and restaurants.
Listed by Elizabeth Parker, Daniel Gatto, Richard Gatto of The Gatto Agency
Outstanding opportunity to live across from Hamlock Gorge Charles river. Great views from Master Bedroom and living room area. Next to the Echo Bridge conservation area. Young townhouse has wonderful contemporary floor plan, 2 car garage, and 2 extra outdoor parking spots. Plenty of interior room, and well maintained exclusive fenced in Garden. Stainless/Granite Bistro style kitchen and bar seating with office area. Plenty of closet space, combo living room, dinning room over looking views of the Charles river. 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Wood floors and wall to wall carpets, Cherry and Granite Kitchen, stainless appliances. Walk up Attic, Located on the Needham/New ton Line
This house offers all the charm & character of a traditional tudor on the outside with complete high end renovation & modernization inside. Beautiful corner lot on quiet side street in great neighborhood. Convenient in town location. Walk to town, train & shopping. Massive open floor plan. New kitchen with beautiful hardwood cherry custom cabinets, granite, recessed lighting, high end appliances with built in cherry panels to match custom cabinets & matching full pantry. Massive open area extending from kitchen through dining area. All new windows & doors. All bathrooms completely renovated. Newly refinished hardwood floors throughout the house. New central air. Full mudroom with tile floor & exterior access. 4 season sunroom. Large living room with original working fireplace. Private fenced yard with beautiful patio. Heated garage. All offers to be reviewed on Tuesday afternoon following the open houses***
Listed by Aaron Adler of Appraisals Unlimited, Inc
Picture-perfect eight room, 3 bath cape offers gracious living with first or second floor master bedroom, spacious living room with fireplace, formal dining room, cozy den, eat-in kitchen with adjacent sunroom. Set on amazing 1.4 acre property in estate area with expansive level land and separately fenced pool. Plenty of room to enjoy, expand, or start from scratch.
Spoil yourself in this California style country colonial. Light, bright and airy feel! Upscale and elegant with a contemporary flair. Soaring high ceilings and skylights. Exposed stone floor to ceiling fireplace in family room just off kitchen. Gorgeous fenced grounds and large deck makes summer BBQ's a dream. Master suite has spacious sitting area with Palladian windows plus full bathroom & jacuzzi tub. Working from home is fun in this fantastic first floor home office or can be used as 4th bedroom.Totally custom built in storage, file drawers, bookshelves and desk. Lower level man cave has "the works"! Large finished basement, room for pool table, plus a full sit down wet bar. Freshly painted, gleaming hardwood floors, central air, five zone heating, attached garage...the list goes on. Meticulously maintained inside and out. Pictures are not enough! Must see in person to appreciate the attention to detail and all this home has to offer.
Listed by Tony Nakhle of RE/MAX Landmark, REALTORS®
Bring your decorating and renovation ideas to this one owner home offering water views of Trout Pond! Features include, fireplaced living room, formal dining room, family room with picture window and side entry, eat-in kitchen, four generous sized bedrooms, master bath, hardwood floors, walk-out lower level game room with additional fireplace. Easy walk to elementary school. Great neighborhood setting!