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Newton at Gateway condos in Watertown (near Newton Corner)

Why People Choose to Live at Newtown at Gateway in Watertown

Newtown at Gateway is a 139 unit condominium complex in Watertown, MA (near Newton Corner). Each unit has 1 level of living space, and units within the complex feature either 1 and 2 bedrooms, and 1 and 2 bathrooms.

The complex itself is spread out over a total of 2 buildings (164 Galen St and 10 Williams St), and was built in 1973.

The units are “garden-style,” which means they are, in essence “apartments” (that you actually own), with one level of living space (and no basement storage.)

Each unit has a dining room and living room, and either 1 or 2 bedrooms. The living rooms and bedrooms at The Newton at Gateway Condominiums generally have wall-to-wall carpeting, although many of the unit owners have installed laminate or hardwood floors.

Reasons to consider living at Newton at Gateway Condominiums

There is currently a relatively high owner-occupancy rate (approximately 60% at the time of this writing, but this figure will fluctuate), which (depending on the type of mortgage loan) can make the loan approval process easier and simpler. (Certain mortgage loan products require a threshold level of owner-occupancy within the condo complex.)

One of the key benefits of living at Newtown at Gateway is the convenience of location/ proximity to the Mass Pike, public transportation (#57 bus stop, with service to Fenway/ Kenmore, and #504 bus stop, with service to Boston’s financial district) nearby, as well as local places of business such as CorePower Yoga studio, Starbucks, Bertucci’s, etc.

Units within Newtown at Gateway in Watertown are NOT Age-restricted. It is not a 55+ Plus Community. These condos are open to people of all ages. However, there are some 55+ communities in the area, if that is what you are needing. We would be happy to give you the most up-to-date information (the area has a number of new projects in various stages of development.)
Pets are allowed, with board approval.

Amenities at Newtown at Gateway in Watertown

Parking: Each unit has 1 or 2 deeded parking spaces (depending on the specific unit), and the complex does have garage parking.

Condo fee amount: Varies, based on unit size

Condo fee includes:

• Swimming Pool

• Heat

• Elevator

• Snow Removal

• Master Insurance

• Exterior Maintenance

• Landscaping

• Refuse Removal

• Water/ Sewer


Click here to download a copy of the Rules & Regulations and Master Deed.

Map of The Newton at Gateway Condominiums in Watertown

These condos have many of the benefits of home ownership without all of the burden of exterior maintenance and upkeep. If you are tired of the lawn and the shovel, then it may be time to look a condo. And many people have found this to be a great place to live!

To see all of the currently available units in all of Watertown, Click Here

Call to schedule a tour @ 857-228-8670

Mortgage Partners

Liza Miller: Well Fargo

Rich Clayton: Guaranteed Rate

Eric Steenstra, RMS Mortgage

Each of these highly qualified professionals should be able to assist you with exploring your options for making a home purchase.

Here are some Condos currently for sale in Watertown: Click Here

Living in Watertown

Reasons people choose to look at condos in Watertown: It is an ideal location situated near Boston, Cambridge, and Highways I-90 and I-95. It allows residents to strike an effective balance between an active social scene and “peace and quiet.”

The Watertown area has a good mix of “chain” stores and “local” shops and restaurants.

Right in the heart of Watertown Square, there is a Not Your Average Joes, The Spot Cafe, Ixtapa Mexican Cantina, a nice breakfast place called Kefi’s Kitchen, sushi restaurant Super Fusion,and a locally-owned Italian Restaurant named The Talk. Down Arsenal St there is a Target store, and several major car dealerships, as well as a recent, major shopping centre project called Arsenal Yards

Area amenities near Newtown at Gateway

The town is undergoing tremendous change, so I would encourage you to check out the latest shop/ restaurant information here: Shopping in Watertown

Schools in Watertown

If you have (or are planning to have) children in any one of the Watertown schools, here is a great site which reviews area institutions of learning: School Rating web site and a link directly to the Watertown Public Schools web site

There are a number of sites on the internet that will give you ‘estimates’ for what your home will sell for. These sites use public records and usually some kind of algorithm to try to produce a value for your home. These sites also publicly state their ‘error rates’. That means they aren’t correct. They are simply an estimate based on incomplete (and highly subjective) data. We would be happy to provide a free comparative market analysis of your home area and let you know what could reasonably expect to get in today’s market if you are considering selling a home. Our valuation is based on the latest available data. Our valuation is not based on a formula that relies on public records, which can take months to update. If you want us to analyze your property and give you a professional estimate of market price, feel free to fill out the “CONTACT ME” form near the top right page of my web site: www.baystatehomefinder.com

If you are thinking about selling your property, I would welcome you to evaluate my professional services page dedicated to helping home owners maximize your equity.

Shane Engel sells homes in Watertown

Shane Engel is a full-time broker/ real estate professional. If you need any help, please feel free to reach out. Shane is a Realtor who sells condos in Watertown and the surrounding area.

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