Brookline MA Historic Homes

To be considered "historic," a property must have three essential attributes: sufficient age, a relatively high degree of physical integrity, and historical significance.

Age: A property must be "old enough" to be considered historic. Generally speaking, this means that a property must be at least 50 years old, although this is just a general rule of thumb. 

Integrity: In addition to having sufficient age, a property must retain its historic physical integrity. For a building, structure, landscape feature, historic site, or historic district, this means that the property must be relatively unchanged. Its essential character-defining features relative to its significance must still be present. For a traditional cultural property, integrity means that the site must be recognizable to today's affiliated cultural group, evidenced through tradition, and still used or revered in some way.

Significance: Finally, and most importantly, a property must be significant to be considered historic. 

  • direct association with individuals, events, activities, or developments that shaped our history or that reflect important aspects of our history
  • embodying the distinctive physical and spatial characteristics of an architectural style or type of building, structure, landscape, or planned environment, or a method of construction, or by embodying high artistic values or fine craftsmanship
  • having the potential to yield information important to our understanding of the past through archaeological, architectural, or other physical investigation and analysis.

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15 Park Vale Brookline MA 02446

Price$649,000

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MLS Number 72454907

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Next Open House: Sat 23rd 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Bathroom 1
  • Year Built 1900
  • Full Bath 1

You will love this spacious 2 bed 1 bath Brookline condo, in walking distance to Coolidge Corner, Brookline Village, Washington Square and both C and D lines! This home has been owner occupied and meticulously maintained over the years. Enjoy dinning in by the beautifully renovated kitchen with marble backsplash, or lounging in the spacious living room with recessed lighting. The two large bedrooms have great closet space, and with washer and dryer in unit, you will no longer have to lug your clothes to the laundromat! Gorgeous high ceilings and hardwood floors throughout are highlighted by the considerable amount of sunlight that this ground level condo receives. Newer roof and furnace, extra storage, and unit-controlled heat included in the condo fee are bonus features. To cap it all off is the deeded parking spot conveniently located by the side entrance to the unit. Do not miss this Brookline gem!

Listed by Ben Resnicow of Commonwealth Standard Realty Advisors

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19 Alton Brookline MA 02446
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MLS Number 72454554

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Next Open House: Sat 23rd 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Bathroom 2
  • Year Built 1925
  • Full Bath 2

Amid the gleaming wood floors, tall ceilings, bow and transom windows, there is plenty of warm sunlight flooding into the home. This 1995 square foot high first floor home overlooks a lovely garden which is common to the three units. Parking, right behind the garden, is even fitted for an electric car. Offering a renovated kitchen with room for dining. In addition, a well designed home office is ideally situated. There is a spacious dining room with gorgeous mahogany wainscotting which had been lovingly restored by the owners. Terrific circular flow with excellent separation between the living spaces and the bedrooms. In unit washer/dryer and ample basement storage. This couldn't be better in terms of location nestled on a side street which sees little traffic yet easy walking to all the amenities which Coolidge Corner offers.

Listed by Chobee Hoy and Judith Paradis of Compass

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213 Gardner Road Brookline MA 02445

Price$2,695,000

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MLS Number 72454643

  • Single Family
  • Next Open House: Sat 23rd 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Parking Spaces 2
  • Year Built 1893
  • Full Bath 4

Located near the heart of WSQ is this wonderful Victorian home featuring 5+beds and 4.5 baths. 213 Gardner abounds with endless possibilities! High ceilings accent the DR w solarium to the family room which then opens to the LR with a reading nook. Each room features a beautifully mantled FP w gleaming wood floors which flow from room to room. This level also features a 1/2 bath & oversized eat-in kitchen. The 1893 staircase leading to the next level is simply gorgeous and imbues a level of craftsmanship throughout from an era gone by. The 2nd level features 4 graciously sized bedrooms & 3 baths including master. 3 of the bedrooms have FP's. Both the 3rd floor & lower level w kitchenette and full bath have wonderfully finished space for a study, au pair, gym or media room. Other significant features include a 2 car direct entry garage, C/A, heated in-ground pool & patio, large deck, wrap around porch & beautifully manicured grounds. Close to T, shops and restaurants. Truly a must see!

Listed by Scott Goldsmith, Jesse Gustafson and Sara Hall of Unlimited Sotheby's International Realty

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169 Walnut Street Brookline MA 02445
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MLS Number 72454708

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Next Open House: Sat 23rd 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Half Bath 1
  • Bathroom 5
  • Year Built 1840

1840's High Victorian Gothic style 11 room, 7 bedroom, 4-1/2 bath attached townhome nicely renovated with attention to periodic details while accommodating today's lifestyle. A beautiful entry foyer with inlaid mahogany floors opens to the 1st floor with fireplaced living and dining rooms featuring high ceilings, new crown moldings and ceiling medallions. A modern eat-in kitchen with island has a pot belly stove and access to a two tiered deck and private yard which is perfect for entertaining. The 2nd and 3rd floors consist of a spacious fireplaced master suite with oversized bathroom, 6 additional bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. A large walk out finished lower level features a playroom, laundry room, new full bathroom and spacious utility/storage room. Perfect urban oasis conveniently located near Brookline Village, Lincoln and Brookline High Schools, Medical Area, "D" line and major transportation routes.

Listed by Jayne Friedberg of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Brookline

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10 Fuller Street Brookline MA 02446

Price$1,150,000

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MLS Number 72453267

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bathroom 2
  • Year Built 1900
  • Full Bath 2
  • Bedrooms 3

......... Coolidge Corner, ......... walking score '93' labeled a "Walkers Paradise".- * * This fabulous new conversion offers 3-4 bedrm, 2 full baths and almost 2000 sq ft. of quality living space. The grand entry is adorned with the original white carrera marble walls and mosaic Victorian floor which was meticulously preserved. A great layout for casual and formal living with soaring ceilings and massive light filled windows throughout. The bow front liv rm is flanked on one side by the study or that 4th bedrm partitioned by the original french drs. The large dining rm is a perfect setting for large or small gathering with its substantial built in hutch and raised paneled walls perfectly painted. A spacious kitchen has a modern flair, with white quartz counters and deep grey cabinets finished off with stainless steel appliances. * * Off the kitchen is the nice sized balcony offers a respite a place to enjoy a cup of coffee. Easy access in-unit laundry is in place.

Listed by Dennis Razis of RE/MAX Unlimited

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20 Chapel Street Brookline MA 02446

MLS Number 72452294

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bathroom 2
  • Year Built 1920
  • Full Bath 2
  • Bedrooms 2

Rarely available, tenth floor, two bedroom, two bath, corner unit with breathtaking Boston skyline views. Open kitchen/dining/living areas provides a true modern style living experience with five light filled windows accented by custom Hunter Douglas shades framing the outstanding views of the city. Chef's kitchen has granite countertop breakfast bar, natural maple cabinets, Fisher Paykel dishwasher & Viking refrigerator, stove & microwave. Kahn Maple Hardwood floors throughout. Master bedroom (15'-7" x 23'-0" approx.) includes four light filled windows, a walk in closet and a 2nd closet. Heated floors & Carrera Marble vanity top in the spacious master bath. In unit Bosch washer & dryer. One valet garage parking space (valet easement) included. Valet/Doorman/Front Desk/Concierge Staff Treat You Like Royalty! Building amenities also include valet parking, bike storage, state of the art fitness center, and resident's clubroom. Walkable to Longwood Hospital Area & Coolidge Corner.

Listed by Robert Clifford of Engel & Volkers Boston

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1079 Beacon Brookline MA 02446
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MLS Number 72452435

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Next Open House: Sat 23rd 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Half Bath 1
  • Bathroom 2
  • Year Built 1855

Welcome home! Inviting, attached Brownstone in a wonderful location close to Longwood Medical Area and Kenmore Square. Stunning, sunlit open floor plan with tall ceilings and hardwood floors throughout. Living Room with Fireplace and Bow Window opens to a beautifully renovated Kitchen with generous granite counter space and stainless appliances. Separate Dining with custom cabinetry. Southern exposure in the spacious Principal Bedroom complete with a Fireplace, Bow Window and generous closet space. Updated full bath and newer half bath. Washer and dryer in unit. Deeded parking and storage. Self managed association with high owner occupancy and pets are allowed.

Listed by Marjorie Kern and Lisa Keshet of Unlimited Sotheby's International Realty

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60 Beals Street Brookline MA 02446

Price$1,995,000

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MLS Number 72451059

  • Single Family
  • Year Built 1900
  • Full Bath 2
  • Bathroom 3
  • Bedrooms 6

Circa 1900. Located in the heart of Coolidge Corner, on an historic street, this turn-of-the-century residence offers over 3,000 square feet of elegant living space on three levels. There are eleven rooms, six bedrooms, and two and one-half bathrooms. Period details include rich wood paneling, a grand staircase with a picture window and a window seat, high ceilings, hardwood floors, and three ornamental fireplaces. The remodeled, eat-in kitchen has a Sub-Zero refrigerator, an island, and a lovely dining area overlooking yard space. Also featured a handsome dining room, bay windows providing wonderful light, a third-floor au pair suite, updated systems, a three-year old roof, a full basement, and a two-car garage. This property is convenient to schools, the “T”, restaurants, and major roadways.

Listed by Alice Norton of Hammond Residential Real Estate

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34 Kenwood Brookline MA 02446
Active With Contract

MLS Number 72449485

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Half Bath 1
  • Bathroom 4
  • Year Built 1905
  • Full Bath 3

Magnificent modern architect-designed upper duplex with the feel of a single family, renovated to the studs in 2016. The exquisitely restored historical exterior belies the sleek luxury of the interior. Private entry and mud room leads to a stunning open-plan first floor featuring high ceilings, quadruple exposures, beautifully curated fixtures and finishes, and a double-sided gas fireplace flanking the living and dining areas. Spectacular custom kitchen outfitted with Thermador SS appliances, gas cooktop, double wall ovens, and an impressive quartz-capped island. Four expansive ensuite bedrooms equipped with beautiful modern bathrooms, including an elegant master with radiant floors. Upgraded infrastructure including Marvin insulated windows, hi- efficiency HVAC, and acoustic sound insulation. Two serene private decks plus a lovely shared yard. Tandem parking for two cars. Coveted location on a picturesque block near shops, restaurants, public transportation, and Coolidge Park.

Listed by Elisabeth Preis of Compass

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20 Chapel Brookline MA 02446

Price$929,000

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MLS Number 72446539

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bathroom 1
  • Year Built 1920
  • Full Bath 1
  • Bedrooms 2

Located on the 10th floor at Longwood Towers, this spacious, 946 sq. ft., two-bedroom, one-bathroom unit features an open/flexible floor plan. The kitchen boasts stainless steel appliances, granite counters and beautiful wood cabinets. Other highlights include wood flooring in the kitchen and main living space, garage parking with valet and deeded storage. Building amenities include a glorious grand lobby, club room, bike storage, fitness center, 24/7 concierge/doorman and on-site management. This condominium is located in the heart of the Longwood Medical Area, close to Coolidge Corner, the green line T, Trader Joe's, restaurants and shopping.

Listed by Liora Nielsen of Unlimited Sotheby's International Realty

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