251 Commonwealth Ave

Boston, MA, 02116

$12,500,000

$1,059 per ft²
$12,500,000
$1,059 per ft²
Active
Active
 - For Sale
beds
8 Beds
baths
9 Baths
carpenters-square
11,793 ft²
property_type
Residential
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Built 1880
A storied Back Bay location, 251 Commonwealth Avenue was built in 1880.The home has only had a handful of owners, and much of the original interior architecture and design remain intact. At 28 feet wide, the building has a commanding presence along Commonwealth Ave. Grand formal rooms are adorned with quartersawn oak paneling, carved fireplaces (16 total), and period lighting fixtures forged in bronze, crystal and brass. There are embossed ceilings, built-ins crafted from cherry, and a museum quality central staircase connecting the floors. The building measures 11,793 gross square feet*. Currently configured as four separate apartments, there is a brick and granite parking court for six vehicles in the rear. The parlor, second, and third floors are used as the current owner’s palatial private quarters. The other three apartments are single floor residences, and the penthouse includes a walk-out deck overlooking the city. Located on the sunny side w/ exceptional light.
MLS® ID:
73034159
Listed:
9/7/22
Updated:
9/27/22

Interior Features

Total Bedrooms
8
Full Bathrooms
8
Half Bathrooms
1
Cooling
Central Air
Heating
Forced Air

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size
3,486 ft² lot
Exterior Features
Deck
Architectural Style
Other (See Remarks)
Sewer
Public Sewer

Other Property Details

Area Name
Back Bay
Taxes
$38645
Tax Frequency
per YEAR
HOA Amenities
Public Transportation, Shopping, Pool, Tennis Court(s), Park, Walk/Jog Trails, Stable(s), Golf, Medical Facility, Bike Path, Conservation Area, Highway Access, House of Worship, Marina, Private School, Public School, T-Station, University
Garage
No
Parking
Off Street, Deeded
Parking Total
6.0
View
Y
County
Suffolk
Water Source
Public
Pool
No
Zoning
R4

 

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