• $1,349,000List Price
  • 6Bedrooms
  • 5Bathrooms
  • 0.19Acreage
  • 1860Year Built
  • 3,500Square Feet

One of the most notable houses in Arlington, The Wilson W. Fay house is a Greek Revival home constructed circa 1860 and still offers many of its original features and details that include marble fireplaces, high ceilings, oversized windows, and traditional detailing. This magnificent home was built as a single family but is located in a R2 zoning district and has been used as a single family with an attached apartment for many years. The main house has 4 levels of living space with a total of 9+ rooms, including a gracious living room and fabulous dining room, there are 5 bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms. The two level apartment has a living room, a kitchen, 1 bedroom and 1 1/2 bathrooms and is perfect for rental income, in-law suite, au-pair suite, or easily convert the home back to a magnificent single family home. The owner has done a wonderful job as a steward to the home making numerous improvements and renovations to the home while maintaining the essence of its charm & character.

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Basic Information

  • Bedrooms6
  • Mls StatusUnder Agreement
  • Bathroom5
  • Lot Features Gentle Sloping
  • Parcel Number M:164.0 B:0003 L:0010,330613
  • Road Frontage DescriptionPaved

Basic Information

  • List Price$1,349,000
  • MLS Number73082666
  • Modification Date03/22/2023
  • Property SubTypeSingle Family Residence


  • BasementFull, Partially Finished, Walk-Out Access
  • Building Area Units Square Feet
  • Construction Materials Frame
  • Door Features Insulated Doors, Storm Door(s)
  • FireplaceYes
  • Fireplace Features Dining Room, Living Room
  • Fireplaces Total 2
  • FoundationStone
  • Garage Spaces2
  • Patio And Porch Features Porch, Patio
  • Property StyleGreek Revival
  • Rooms15
  • Utilities For Gas Range
  • Window Features Storm Window(s), Screens
  • Year Built1860
  • Year Built Details Approximate, Certified Historic, Renovated Since
  • Year Built Source Public Records

Tax Information

  • Tax Assessed Value $957,900
  • Tax Year 2022
  • Taxes$10,939


  • Parking Spaces4
  • Covered Spaces 2
  • Garage YN Yes
  • Open Parking YN Yes
  • Parking Features Detached, Paved Drive, Off Street, Paved


  • Address32 Appleton Street
  • Building Number32
  • CountyMiddlesex
  • StateMA
  • StreetAppleton Street
  • TownArlington
  • Zip02476


  • Acreage0.19


  • Flooring
    • Carpet
    • Flooring - Hardwood
    • Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile
    • Flooring - Wall to Wall Carpet
    • Tile
    • Wood
  • Interior Features
    • Bathroom
    • Bathroom - 3/4
    • Bathroom - Half
    • Bathroom - Tiled With Shower Stall
    • Bedroom
    • Closet
    • Office


  • Cooling Wall Unit(s)
  • Cooling YN Yes
  • Electric Circuit Breakers
  • Heat SystemYes
  • Heating Hot Water, Oil, Electric
  • Sewer Public Sewer
  • Water Source Public


  • Amenities
    • Bike Path
    • House of Worship
    • Private School
    • Public School
    • Public Transportation
    • Shopping
    • Sidewalks
    • Walk/Jog Trails
  • Appliances IncludedRange, Dishwasher, Disposal, Refrigerator, Gas Water Heater, Tankless Water Heater, Utility Connections for Gas Range

School Information

  • High School Ahs
  • Elementary SchoolDallin/Brackett
  • High SchoolArlington
  • Junior HighOttoson/Gibbs


  • Bathroom 1 First,5.2 x 2.1
  • Bathroom 2 Second,10.6 x 6.8
  • Bathroom 3 First,5.2 x 3
  • Bathrooms Total Decimal 4
  • Bedroom 2 Second,14.6 x 7.9
  • Bedroom 3 Second,14.6 x 7.9
  • Bedroom 4 Second,11.9 x 10
  • Bedroom 5 Second,11.6 x 10.6
  • Dining Room Main,18.2 x 14.6
  • Family Room Basement,21.4 x 16
  • Full Bath3
  • Half Baths2
  • Kitchen Main,19.2 x 13.8
  • Living Room Main,18.2 x 14.6
  • Master Bedroom Second,16.2
  • Office Third,13.8 x 13.2


  • Exterior Features Rain Gutters, Garden
  • RoofShingle, Slate

Property Information

  • Square Feet3,500
  • Building Area Source Public Records
  • Living Area 3,500
  • Lot Size Square Feet 8,381
  • Lot Size Units Acres
  • Road Responsibility Public Maintained Road


  • Buyer Agency Compensation2.5
  • Date Listed02/28/2023
  • Farm Land Area Units Square Feet
  • Transaction Broker Compensation2.5

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Listed by Steve McKenna & The Home Advantage Team, Stephen McKenna and Tracy Wallace of Gibson Sotheby's International Realty

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