If you have been on the market for a home recently, then you have probably heard the terms 'Victorian' and 'Colonial' thrown around a few times in the middle of a conversation. The two are often confused to be the same thing and in some cases are used interchangeably. That said, let's clarify the differences: an American Colonial home refers to the style of homes that were built from the early time period of 1607 to 1776. The term 'Colonial' comes from the fact that they w
02108 is the zip code that ranked the most expensive, due to its congestion of historic properties and superior mansions, according to PropertyShark. This zip code is also ranked in the top 100 most expensive zip codes in the United States, according to Property Shark. The median sale in this zip code was recorded to be approximately $1.5 million. For that price tag and location, these properties only appeal to a peculiar group of wealthy individuals considering the beautiful
This property was built in 1743, a calm period in history, which originally had no tennis court and had twin chateau towers built and inspired by Queen Anne of England. This beautiful 275 year old castle, is located at 316-320 Wellesley Street in Weston, Massachusetts and it's price has been reduced to $12.9 million from the original listing price of $17 million in June of 2016. The Town of Weston has not reported any building alterations since 2002. Considering that the prop
The Cape Cod island with it's own chateau is still listed for $18.5 million. The property rests on a 5.2 acre island with 7.5 bathrooms and 8 bedrooms. Built in 1920, a few years after the end of first world war, this French inspired property takes you into it's own world! #luxury #capecodmansion #capecod #mansion
The historic Charles Winship house on 13 Mansion Road in Wakefield, MA finally went on the market-- but just for a short period of time. This property being 1.14 acres and built in 1907, owned by one of Massachusetts most prestigious families, has been left abandoned for years and went on the market for $2.5 million and since the price has been reduced to $1.6 million with still no buyers. The property has just has too many issues to be addressed and a concerning history whic
The 75-acre property of 260 Polpis Road of Nantuck, Massachusetts is still on the market and it's price tag has dropped 38%, approximately 22 million, since its first listing in 2013. It was owned by Russell Phelon, the CEO of R.E. Phelon Co. of South Carolina, who unfortunately passed due to brain cancer. The company was sold to Harvey Industries in 2011 and the property of the former CEO has been on the market since.