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203 High St/ 8 Dexter Lane, Newburyport, MA 01950


  • For Sale
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  • Single Family
  • 8 Beds
  • 6 Full Baths
  • 2 Partial Baths
  • 13,613 Sq. Ft.
  • 3.07 Acres
  • 2 Car Garage
203 High St/ 8 Dexter Lane, Newburyport, MA 01950View this property at 203 High St/ 8 Dexter Lane, Newburyport, MA 01950
203 High St/ 8 Dexter LaneNewburyportMA01950

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203 High St/ 8 Dexter Lane, Newburyport, MAVirtual Tour of 203 High St/ 8 Dexter Lane, Newburyport, MA.
A High Street estate of incomparable grandeur and palatial elegance, the Lowell-Tracy-Johnson House, c.1773, is the finest Georgian mansion in historic Newburyport. Set back from the street on just over 3 acres of pristine gardens and woodlands, only a short walk to downtown, this handsome home has been modernized and outfitted w/ State-Of-The-Art systems, a beautiful entertainer's kitchen, standing seam copper roof, geothermal HVAC, professional's wine cellar, an unusually elegant master bath and much more. Period detail abounds. The main staircase is considered one of the architectural treasures of the city. The ca.1850 carriage house, recently reimagined, holds a cutting edge Music Chamber/Performance Space, two car garage, and two
contemporary apartments or guest quarters. Its cupola, an oasis of calm, overlooks majestic specimen shade trees and panoramic views of the city. Available for new ownership for the first time in more than 20 years.

Full Property Detailsfor 203 High St/ 8 Dexter Lane


  • Price: $3,800,000
  • Taxes: $30,261 (2016)
  • Status: Active
  • Type: Single Family
  • MLS ID: 72020170
  • Updated: 12/14/2017
  • Added: 685 day(s) ago

Property History

  • 203 High St/ 8 Dexter Lane, Newburyport, MA
  • Reduced to $3,800,000 on 10/16/17
  • Listed at $4,100,000 on 6/9/16


  • Number of Rooms: 21
  • Interior Features: Security System, Cable Available, Walk-Up Attic
  • Fireplace: Yes
  • Number of Fireplaces: 5
  • Appliances: Range, Dishwasher, Disposal, Refrigerator, Freezer, Washer, Dryer, Refrigerator - Wine Storage, Vent Hood
  • Flooring: Wood, Tile, Wall-to-Wall Carpet, Hardwood, Pine, Other (See Remarks)



  • Total Bathrooms: 8
  • Full Bathrooms: 6
  • Half Bathrooms: 2
  • Master Bathroom: Yes
  • Bathroom 1: Tiled Bathroom with Shower Stall, Ceiling Fan(s), Linen Closet, Walk-In Closet, Custom-Built Closet/Cabinets, Hardwood Flooring, 19 x 16, Second Floor
  • Bathroom 2: Second Floor
  • Bathroom 3: Second Floor


  • Total Bedrooms: 8
  • Master Bedroom: Full Bathroom, Fireplace, Linen Closet, Walk-In Closet, Custom-Built Closet/Cabinets, Hardwood Flooring, Dressing Room, 19 x 19, Second Floor
  • Bedroom 2: Full Bathroom, Fireplace, Hardwood Flooring, 20 x 18, Second Floor
  • Bedroom 3: Full Bathroom, Hardwood Flooring, 20 x 18, Second Floor
  • Bedroom 4: 18 x 12, Second Floor
  • Bedroom 5: 12 x 12, Second Floor

Other Rooms

  • Living Room: Fireplace, Hardwood Flooring, Bay/Bow/Box Window(s), 19 x 19, First Floor
  • Family Room: Half Bathroom, Hardwood Flooring, 20 x 19, First Floor
  • Kitchen: Closet, Hardwood Flooring, Dining Area, Balcony/Deck, Stone/Granite/Solid Countertops, Kitchen Island, Upgraded Cabinets, Exterior Deck, Exterior Access, Recessed Lighting, Stainless Steel Appliances, Gas Stove, 32 x 18, First Floor
  • Dining Room: Wood/Coal/Pellet Stove, Hardwood Flooring, Bay/Bow/Box Window(s), 23 x 16, First Floor
  • Laundry: Basement
  • Other Room 1: In-Law Apartment
  • Other Room 2: Accessory Apartment
  • Live-In Help Quarters: Third Floor
  • Wine Cellar: Basement
  • Other Room 5: Great Room
  • Foyer: 43 x 11, First Floor


  • Exterior Features: Porch, Porch - Enclosed, Deck, Deck - Roof, Deck - Wood, Patio, Covered Patio/Deck, Gutters, Professional Landscaping, Sprinkler System, Decorative Lighting, Screens, City View(s), Fruit Trees, Garden Area, Guesthouse, Stone Wall, Cistern Water Storage, ET Irrigation Controller
  • Color: White


  • Garage: Yes
  • Garage Spaces: 2
  • Parking Features: Off-Street, Stone/Gravel, Paved Driveway
  • Garage Description: Detached, Under


  • County: Essex
  • Neighborhood: w/ 8 Dexter Lane
  • Driving Directions: Route 95 to Exit 57, Turn Right onto Rt 113 which turns into High Street
  • Dist. to Beach: 1 to 2 Mile (Miles)

School Information

  • Elementary School: Bresnehan
  • Middle School: Nock
  • High School: Nbpt High


  • Community Features: Public Transportation, Shopping, Swimming Pool, Tennis Court, Park, Walking/Jogging Trails, Stables, Golf Course, Medical Facility, Bike Path, Conservation Area, Highway Access, House of Worship, Marina, Private School, Public School, T-Station

Heating & Cooling

  • Cooling Type: Central Air, Geothermal Heat Pump
  • Cooling Zones: 13
  • Heating Type: Central Heat, Geothermal Heat Source
  • Heating Zones: 13
  • Water Heater: Geothermal/GSHP Hot Water


  • Sewer: City/Town Sewer
  • Water: City/Town Water, Reclaimed Water System
  • Utility Description: Connection for Gas Range, Connection for Gas Oven, Connection for Electric Dryer, Washer Hookup

Structural Information

  • Architectural Style: Carriage House, Georgian
  • Description/Design: Detached
  • Construction: Frame
  • Exterior Const.: Clapboard
  • Basement: Yes
  • Basement Desc.: Full, Partially Finished, Walk-Out, Interior Access, Bulkhead, Concrete Floor
  • Roof: Asphalt/Fiberglass Shingles, Metal, Energy-Star Reflective Roofing, Other (See Remarks)
  • Square Feet: 13,613
  • Sq. Ft. Source: Public Record
  • Year Built: 1773

Lot Features

  • Lot Size (Acres): 3.07
  • Lot Size (Sq. Ft.): 133,729
  • Frontage: Public, Paved, Publicly Maintained, Dead End, Sidewalk
  • Zoning: R2
  • Lot Description: Paved Drive, Gentle Slope, Scenic View(s)

Water Features

  • Beach Ownership: Public

Financial Considerations

  • Price Per Sq. Ft.: $279.14
  • Tax Amount: $30,261
  • Tax Year: 2016

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Schoolsserving 203 High St/ 8 Dexter Lane

School Name
Edward G. Molin Upper Elementary School
70 Low St, Newburyport, MA 01950
0.3 mi
Francis T. Bresnahan Elementary School
333 High St, Newburyport, MA 01950
1 mi
Disclaimer: School data provided by Pitney Bowes. School attendance boundaries are for reference only. Contact the school directly to verify enrollment eligibility.

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203 High St/ 8 Dexter Lane, Newburyport, MA 01950 (MLS# 72020170) is a Single Family property with 8 bedrooms, 6 full bathrooms and 2 partial bathrooms. 203 High St/ 8 Dexter Lane is currently listed for $3,800,000 and was received on June 09, 2016. This property is listed by Anne Neal from our Newburyport Office.Want to learn more about 203 High St/ 8 Dexter Lane? Do you have questions about finding other Single Family real estate for sale in Newburyport? You can browse all Newburyport real estate or contact a Coldwell Banker agent to request more information.