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About 68 Lyman Street, Waltham

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The historic “Coolidge-Clarke House” is a stunning Greek Revival, offering 4 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms in spacious, elegant comfort, with close proximity to the heartbeat of Waltham.

The exterior remains true to its original character, with pristine clapboard siding, wood shutters, Doric columned front porch, sidelights at front door. The interior was renovated with careful attention to detail and fine quality workmanship, preserving the high ceilings, keystone-arch openings, and other period details. Rich cherry floors run throughout first level, with stone fireplaces, custom built-ins, granite/stainless kitchen with gas fireplace and breakfast nook, and a half bath on this level.

A graceful staircase leads to 2nd level, offering two large bedrooms, both with marble mantels, a private office, separate laundry room, a full bath and a lovely stair hall.

The 3rd level Master bedroom has walk in closet, window seat flanked by additional closets, a 4-piece bathroom, and across the hall is a 4th bedroom.

The basement offers ample storage and a wine cellar with flexible racks for your collection. Well-maintained systems include zoned FHA heat and central cooling. Outdoors, a paved driveway accommodates 4 cars, landscaped grounds have flowering trees/shrubs, brick paths, deck for outdoor entertaining and a welcoming and expansive front porch.

Out your front door and just two blocks to Main Street conveniences of shops, bus, Brother’s Grocery, Moody Street restaurants, and so much more. Great commute options via MBTA bus or commuter rail, and close to major routes. $825,000

Property Details

Property Details:

4 bedrooms + office
2 full bathrooms + 1 half bathroom
2744 sf single family home
3 fireplaces (1 gas, Seller has not used others)
heat: 2 zones FHA by gas
cool: 2 zones A/C
roof: asphalt shingles
exterior: wood siding, clapboard, shutters,
exterior features: deck, front porch, professionally landscaped, brick paths
parking: 4 off street, paved driveway
lot: 7543 sf
year built: 1860, designated “historic”
style: Greek Revival


  • Property is designated “historic” in assessor’s database, and listed in MA Cultural Resource Info System.
  • Seller has not used fireplaces in living room or bedroom.
  • Some discoloration/scratches in flooring – ask agent for details.
  • Wall mounted TV in Master Bedroom and hanging pot rack in kitchen to remain as gifts to Buyer.
  • Taxes: $6971. (includes FY19 residential exemption of $2383.)


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Laura Segal

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Laura Segal is a highly respected Realtor in the Cambridge office of Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty. Laura’s strong knowledge of local communities, broad experience with both Buyers and Sellers, and seasoned design expertise, combine to create a rich, personalized journey for her clients.

A licensed architect, Laura blends her knowledge of the structure and style of houses, with her practiced eye, advising on the best use of interior and exterior spaces. Her skills serve Sellers with property preparation and staging, as well as Buyers, for whom Laura highlights design potential and delivers quick property assessments, critical in this fast-paced market. And for those who are new to the area, Laura acts as a guide to New England vernacular architecture.

A graduate of Skidmore College and Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, Laura has practiced architecture in the Northeast and Midwest. Also an accomplished artist, Laura’s paintings are included in private and corporate collections throughout the United States. Beyond her aesthetic strengths and rigorous work ethic, clients are drawn to Laura’s warmth, authenticity and perceptive nature, as she helps navigate the buying/selling process.

Laura resides in the diverse and vibrant community of Watertown, where she is an active member of the arts community. In true New England form, Laura and her husband can often be found cheering on their kids at the ice rink or soccer field, or walking their dog along the Charles River.

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