251 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA, 02116

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$12,500,000
23 Days Online

251 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02116

For Sale|Multi-Family|Active Under Contract
County:
Suffolk

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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.

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Listing Snapshot
Price 
$12,500,000
Days Online 
23 Days
Bedrooms 
12
Inside Area (SqFt) 
11,793 sqft
Total Baths 
12
Full Baths 
9
Partial Baths 
3
Lot Size 
0.08 Acres
Year Built 
1880
MLS Number 
73032302
Status 
Active Under Contract
Property Tax 
$38,645
HOA/Condo/Coop Fees 
N/A
Sq Ft Source 
N/A
Friends & Family
Recent Activity
yesterdayListing updated with changes from the MLS
2 days agoStatus changed to Active Under Contract
3 weeks agoListing first seen online
General Features
Parking 
Off StreetDriveway
Parking Spaces 
6
Sewer 
Public Sewer
Number of Stories 
10
Acreage 
0.08
Water 
Public
Garage Spaces 
0
Foundation 
Other
Zoning 
R4
Compensation Based On 
Net Sale Price
Sub-Agency Relationship Offered 
No
Garage 
0
Parking Features 
Off StreetDriveway
Interior Features
Flooring 
HardwoodHardwood Floors
Fireplaces 
16
Fireplace Features 
Wood Burning
Window Features 
Skylight(s)
Fireplace 
Yes
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Exterior Features
View 
City View(s)Scenic View(s)City
Waterfront Property 
No
Exterior 
Balcony/Deck
Lot 
Level
Patio And Porch 
Deck
Lot Features 
Level
Community Features
Community Features 
Public TransportationShoppingParkWalk/ Jog TrailsConservation AreaPrivate SchoolT- StationUniversityWalk/Jog TrailsT-Station
Senior Community 
No
MLS Area 
Back Bay
Adult Care Community 
No
Listing courtesy of Rene Rodriguez of Cabot & Company



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