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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