Set on a corner lot with views of Crystal Lake, The Peabody-Williams House is historically significant. Designed by Boston architect J. Williams Beal, the building retains its original character and is an important example of Shingle style architecture. At the interior of the house, wood carvings and built-in cabinetry are the work of Andrew Lees. Displayed details include gracious rooms, high ceilings, 9 fireplaces, stained glass, and pocket doors. Many windows provide an abundance of natural light. The first floor features a grandiose entry hall leading to a double parlor living room and a magnificent dining room. The kitchen was renovated in the mid 1990's and has ample cabinet and counter space. High Efficiency gas heating system installed 2011. Located in the Mason Rice school district, this enchanting property affords easy access to Newton Highlands shops, restaurants, and MBTA station. Preservation easement identifies features of the property that must be preserved.