Wellesley Cottage St. home NOT a tear-down March 17, 2017 by Deborah Brown Leave a Comment This Cottage St. home, located across from Homestead Rd., is not being moved elsewhere or being prepped for demolition, as some readers have fretted. Located in the Cottage Street Historic District, it is undergoing renovations, and the owners have gone through the proper permitting channels. Thank you to reader CS for this picture. Here are some recent before/after pics of Wellesley homes that have been torn down to make way for the types of homes many buyers prefer (and can afford) these days: 9 Hastings St., before. Sold in August 2016 for $580,000. 9 Hastings St., after. The home is currently on the market for $1,745,000. This home at 301 Linden St. was sold in October 2016 for $515,000. 301 Linden St., after. The property is on the market for $1,650,000. 30 Tanglewood Rd., before. Sold in October 2015 for $1.2 million. 30 Tanglewood Rd., after. The property is on the market for $3,199,000.