Lush gardens and links serve as the backdrop for these grand Greater Boston adobes.The main living area at 51-53 Abbott Road is flooded with natural light thanks to expansive windows and a cathedral ceiling.
For over a century, 51 Abbott Road has offered residents a tranquil escape from the city with serene gardens and two wraparound porches. “The thoughtfully designed landscaping ensures privacy from the street, and the location allows refreshing breezes from two sides,” says listing agent Donna Maley. “It gives the feeling of a secluded lifestyle yet located in the heart of Wellesley with access to trains, shops and restaurants.” Primely situated in Wellesley’s Country Club area, the Colonial-style home boasts 7,830 square feet of spacious rooms and hardwood flooring throughout. Upon entering, the six-bed, 4 ½-bath main house immediately impresses with a stunning staircase, ornate wood fireplace and Italian millwork. Adjacent, a dining room with custom-built cabinets, a stone fireplace and bay windows wows. Glide into the connected spacious kitchen, which is sure to be heaven for any chef, offering access to an outdoor deck with stunning views of the grounds. For those looking to host friends and family, a three-bed, 2 ½ bath guesthouse is also nestled on the 1.3-acre property. $8,995,000, 51-53 Abbott Road, Wellesley, Donna Maley, Donahue Maley & Burns Team, 508.254.9288, donahuemaleyburns.com
211 Meadowbrook Road’s property is a lush oasis
Located on the sixth fairway of the Weston Golf Club, 211 Meadowbrook is a dream abode for any linksman. The custom-built, 7,366-square-foot home boasts a timeless English country style with exquisite details. “The house is also laid out for grand entertaining with its spacious rooms and exterior access to the gardens and patios,” says listing agent Stephanie Burns. Venture inside the five-bed, four- and two-half-bath home to discover the wood-paneled library with a wet bar and wall-to-wall windows—perfect for an evening cocktail or unwinding with a good book. Upstairs, the primary suite offers two full baths adorned with marble and custom-built cabinets in the walk-in closets. $5,095,000, 211 Meadowbrook Road, Weston, Stephanie Burns, Donahue Maley & Burns Team, 617.680.5042, donahuemaleyburns.com