Peacefully perched atop Belmont Hill, this stunning home is on the market for the first time in over 20 years. Situated on 4.1 acres of exquisitely landscaped, zen-like property, this tranquil oasis boasts breathtaking views of Boston and is conveniently located near Belmont Center, the Commuter Rail, and the city of Cambridge.
Immersed in lush, Japanese inspired greenery the property emanates a feeling of serenity, allowing you to forget your urban surroundings and become completely immersed in the comfort of a home. A large, circular driveway paves the way to the entrance, providing ample outdoor parking in addition to a spacious two-car garage. The grand front entrance welcomes you inside, greeting you with soaring ceilings and an impeccable custom-made spiral staircase.
Inside, you will find six bedrooms, six full and two half baths, and a stunning master wing with a large private deck and sweeping views of the city. The main floor includes an elegant, open-concept kitchen with a generous center island, perfect for entertaining guests, or cooking a meal for loved ones.
Floor-to-ceiling windows in both the kitchen and the living area flaunt sensational views of Boston, allowing you to constantly take in the beauty of your surroundings. A wonderful screened porch makes for the perfect spot to enjoy warm summer evenings, and a large formal dining room sets the scene for winter, offering spectacular nighttime views of the city. The spacious living room features a rustic stone fireplace and opens onto the lusciously landscaped grounds through sliding glass doors.
In addition to the awe-inspiring mystique of the property, it is rumored that at one point the Princess of Japan lived in the vicinity. According to listing agent Cheryl Meyerson, the Princess is said to have attended Belmont High School before moving onto Harvard University. Though we cannot officially confirm this fact, the idea of living amongst Japanese royalty is intriguing, to say the least!
The well-planned layout of this home easily lends itself to comfortable living, sophisticated entertaining, and a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Beyond the calm and majestic 4.1 acres of private land you will find an abundance of parks and hiking trails for adventurers and explorers alike. Convenient to both public and private schools and with easy access to public transportation, this sensational home is an incredibly unique opportunity.