Dream homes: these New England homes are perfect for enjoying fall

Our dream homes this fall are on the East Coast and have heaps of charm. Take a look at our stunning top picks

Dream homes: Home in Milton, MA
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Oh, New England – we can't think of a more desirable dream home location for fall, which is so beautiful and colorful on the East Coast. Just think of the nights drawing in, the leaves turning red and yellow, and you, sipping hot chocolate in front of a majestic fireplaces. From woodland cottages to chic Boston apartments, these are the New England properties we're lusting after this October. 

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1. A classic New England home in a woodland setting

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Could this home be any more New England? It's woodland New England living personified. The location is stunning, right in the middle of The Blue Hills Reservation, which is actually just nine miles out of Boston. Unique features include 5.5 acres of beautifully manicured gardens, a heated greenhouse imported from England, and clay tennis court. Inside, there are fireplaces, a home office, and a sunroom. Yours for $3,895,000. Girls can dream. 

Home in Milton, MA

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2. The spacious family home in Chestnut Hill historic district

19 Crafts Road, Brookline, MA

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This beautiful home with colonial touches fits right into the gorgeous Chestnut Hill historic district, but it's actually a new construction, and has contemporary features to make life easier: Lutron motorized window treatments and lighting throughout, custom closets in every room, and a chef's kitchen features Sub Zero and Wolf appliances. Ready for (very comfortable) living. 

19 Crafts Road, Brookline, MA

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3. The grand estate on a private country club

191 Country Club Way, Kingston, MA

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The setting of this home in Kingston, MA is truly breathtaking, right in the middle of the prestigious Indian Pond Country Club. As if that wasn't enough, the house also as 0.96 acres of its own, with a rear deck on the first floor giving ample space for outdoor cooking and entertaining. Inside, no detail has been spared to create a luxurious interior, including cherrywood floors and a kitchen feating granite countertops, red birch custom cabinetry and a wet bar. The sort of home you'll want o have guests in, all the time. 

191 Country Club Way, Kingston, MA

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4. The beautifully renovated home in Boston

20 Chestnut St, Boston, MA

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If you prefer city life, you can't go wrong with Boston, which has many beautiful, red-brick homes on quiet tree-lined streets. This family home is in a prime Boston location very close to Boston Common and has both historic charm and all modern conveniences, including a stunning chef's kitchen. We really like the rear patio with direct access from one of the bedrooms. Serene bliss. 

20 Chestnut St, Boston, MA

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5. The gorgeously decorated Boston city apartment 

578 Mass Ave, Boston, MA

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Another urban home we couldn't resist, this cozy two-bed apartment in Boston has everything you need to get the best of both worlds: access to the city and the quiet life. Located on a glorious tree-lined avenue, this immaculate apartment has an airy-open plan vibe thanks to its has 14-foot ceilings and bay windows. The custom-made cabinetry is to die for, and the rear deck area is perfect for when you want some privacy. 

578 Mass Ave, Boston, MA

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