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.

For more information about the neighborhood, visit our Brookline Resource page or contact our team for information on any of the historic Brookline homes below. You can also create a free account to save all of your favorite properties and to receive email alerts when new listings come onto the market.

20 Chapel Street, Brookline, MA 02446
Open House

MLS Number 72379299

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Next Open House: Sat 18th 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Bathroom 1
  • Year Built 1920
  • Full Bath 1

Stop searching and start moving! Enjoy evening sunsets from rarely available one bedroom with balcony at Longwood Towers on the eighth floor! This corner residence, with numerous windows and incredible light, has an open living area with double doors to balcony and large bay for dining or in-home office; comfortable kitchen with granite counters, stainless appliances and breakfast nook; central air conditioning, and one Valet Garage space. This Luxury complex with on-site management has a Grand Entrance Hall, 24/7 concierge, doorman, elevator service, fitness center, club room, landscaped grounds with patio, and bike storage. Prime Central location between Coolidge Corner and Longwood Medical area on Boston City Line adjacent to Olmsted's Emerald Necklace Park. MBTA D Green Line- Longwood Station is across the street. Convenient access to Harvard Medical, Boston Univ., Simmons and Wheelock Colleges, Fenway, Cambridge, Whole Foods and many shops & restaurants. Sorry smoke-free complex

Listed by Jan Boyce of Keller Williams Realty Boston-Metro | Back Bay

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Boston, MA
466 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston MA, 02215
Office: 617-670-0422

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77 Fairway Road, Brookline, MA

Price$1,399,000

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MLS Number 72379510

  • Single Family
  • Parking Spaces 2
  • Year Built 1938
  • Full Bath 3
  • Bathroom 3

Charming well maintained Cape in a desirable Chestnut Hill neighborhood. This 7 room home is situated on a beautiful .32 acre level lot. First floor features a lovely front to back living room with hardwood floors and fireplace. The dining room and family rooms have access to a wonderful patio and pool area and a first floor full bath. Three bedrooms and two full baths including a master complete the second floor. Central air and a two car attached garage. Minutes from the Heath School, the Green Line as well as all the shopping Chestnut Hill has to offer.

Listed by Karp Liberman Group, Susan Liberman and Tina O'Toole of Compass

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Castles Luxury
466 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston MA, 02215
Office: 800-967-3561

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11 Heath Hill Street, Brookline, MA

Price$2,500,000

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MLS Number 72378945

  • Single Family
  • Parking Spaces 2
  • Year Built 1923
  • Full Bath 3
  • Bathroom 4

Classic prestigious Brookline Colonial on over 27,000 Sq Ft lot. Grand & Gracious rooms. Wonderful opportunity to be in a stellar location with close proximity to Heath School, medical centers and universities. House is being sold "as is". Buyers and Developers please do your own due diligence prior to making an offer. ***LIMITED SHOWINGS*** Thursday from 3:00-5:00.

Listed by Deborah M. Gordon of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Brookline

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Castles Luxury
466 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston MA, 02215
Office: 800-967-3561

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231 Freeman Street, Brookline, MA 02446
Open House

MLS Number 72378685

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Next Open House: Sat 18th 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Bathroom 1
  • Year Built 1925
  • Full Bath 1

Conveniently located in the heart of Coolidge Corner is this wonderful 2 bedroom condominium home. This home features a gracious foyer which opens to a large dining room and living room area. The unit faces west so sunlight gleams in across the wood flooring and throughout. Nearby is the wonderfully updated kitchen featuring granite counters, stainless steel appliances and a breakfast bar. Both bedrooms are gracious in size while the larger of the two allows for a home office. The updated bathroom, in-unit laundry, closets galore, private storage and deeded parking right out the front door, are just a few other reasons to call this condominium your next home. Additionally, both the B and C T lines are just minutes away, along with numerous parks and all that Coolidge Corner has to offer. This home truly is a must-see!

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

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Boston, MA
466 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston MA, 02215
Office: 617-670-0422

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207 Russett Road, Brookline, MA

Price$995,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

Open House

MLS Number 72378066

  • Single Family
  • Next Open House: Sat 18th 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Parking Spaces 3
  • Year Built 1924
  • Full Bath 2

A delightful Brookline home with character and charm. 3 bedrooms 2.5 baths with replacement windows and beautiful hardwood floors throughout. A spacious and sun lit, front to back living room with a wood burning fireplace. A newly created office / den directly off the living room. There is a generous size dining room which leads to the remodeled kitchen with granite counters and maple cabinets. Great neighborhood, minutes to Chestnut Hill Hancock Village Shopping Plaza, public transportation, Putterham Circle and cross the street is the terrific Hynes Field Park. 9550 sq. ft.,lot, where the yard is pruned and clipped awaiting your redesign. Baker school. *** Showings begin Wednesday 8/15 broker open with lunch 11:30-1:00. Public Open House Sat/Sun 8/18-8/19 11:30-1:00.*******

Listed by Jill Streck of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Brookline

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Castles Luxury
466 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston MA, 02215
Office: 800-967-3561

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373 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446

MLS Number 72377024

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bathroom 3
  • Year Built 1909
  • Full Bath 3
  • Bedrooms 4

Located in the heart of Coolidge Corner and designed by award-winning architect, the Irving offers beautifully appointed exterior and interior finishes, craftsmanship detail, and cutting-edge design.. The kitchen and bathrooms are state-of-the-art and there is an impressive floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace. Unit #4 is a sensational penthouse unit with direct elevator access to an open floor plan perfect for today's lifestyle. Choice of first or second floor master bedroom, two additional bedrooms, a mudroom with custom built-ins, and an over-sized living/dining room combination which leads to the sleek kitchen. The family room with lots of natural light opens to a spectacular 23 'x 23' square foot private roof deck with a built-in grill and refrigerator. Two car parking.

Listed by Mona And Shari Wiener, Mona Wiener and Shari Wiener of Hammond Residential Real Estate

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466 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston MA, 02215
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195 Davis Avenue, Brookline, MA 02445
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MLS Number 72377070

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bathroom 2
  • Year Built 1875
  • Full Bath 2
  • Bedrooms 3

In Victorian building.... terrific six room, three bedrooms two full bathrooms condominium. State-of-the-art kitchen, granite counters, island with rack over it for pots and pans. Bosch dishwasher, stainless steel refrigerator. Elegant living and dining room leads to private porch. Updated bathrooms. Among the many unique features are: fireplace, curved ceiling, oak and pine floors, recessed lighting, walls of built-ins, central air conditioning, in-unit laundry, three zones of heat. There are two deeded parking spaces. A great location in vibrant Brookline Village with easy access to parks, schools, shops, restaurants and public transportation, as well to downtown Boston. Pierce school district.

Listed by Alice Norton of Hammond Residential Real Estate

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466 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston MA, 02215
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63 Gardner Road, Brookline, MA 02445
Open House

MLS Number 72378145

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Next Open House: Sat 18th 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Bathroom 2
  • Year Built 1937
  • Full Bath 2

Beautiful, updated 3 bedroom, 2 full bath home in this brick, 2 unit building, along a quiet tree lined street. It includes direct access garage parking, a private stone patio and garden and extra large basement storage area. The kitchen features stainless steel appliances, granite counter top and an adjacent office "nook" with window. Recent updates include attractive tiled baths with marble floors, 2015 double-pane casement windows, 2010 roof and a 2014 full size washer/dryer. The living room includes a fireplace and built-ins, there is a formal dining room and gleaming hardwood floors throughout. Close proximity to Brookline's excellent schools, the C & D trains of the Green line, Washington Square, Coolidge Corner and Brookline Village, all while enjoying the tranquil setting of beautiful Gardner Road.

Listed by Leslie Adam of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Boston - Beacon Hill

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466 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston MA, 02215
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24 Winchester Street, Brookline, MA 02446

MLS Number 72375500

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bathroom 3
  • Year Built 1904
  • Full Bath 3
  • Bedrooms 3

Tastefully updated 1800 sq ft floor through 3 bedroom, 3 BA, first floor unit just steps in from Beacon Street/Coolidge Corner. Kitchen and Baths all gut remodeled! Gorgeous kitchen feat. 6 burner Wolf range, with a pot filler above, custom built, solid-wood hood vent with baffle liner, 36” Subzero fridge, semi-custom, two-tone, solid-wood cabinetry with accent lit glass door cabinet toppers and under cabinet lighting. All cabinetry, including the 7' island, topped in quartz leads into a new wet bar area with beverage center and more under cabinet lighting. Formal dining room with original wood paneling. Large living room with new gas fireplace and crown molding. Wonderful master suite featuring Hans-Grohe bath fixtures, and custom built walk in closet. In unit laundry, all new windows, new central HVAC with Nest Tstat, and brand new high efficiency Navien tankless hot water system. Too much done to list. One off street parking spot! **HALLWAY TO BE UPDATED ONCE OWNERS MOVE IN**

Listed by John Collins and Andrew Schena of Capital Residential Group, LLC

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Boston, MA
466 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston MA, 02215
Office: 617-670-0422

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284 Tappan Street, Brookline, MA 02445

Price$1,179,000

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Active With Contract

MLS Number 72376114

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bathroom 2
  • Year Built 1927
  • Full Bath 2
  • Bedrooms 4

5 parking spaces including one in a garage will be yours with this wonderful 4 bedroom 2 bath duplex condo near Brookline High, Runkle School and the T (both C& D lines). All the bedrooms are a nice size. The spacious first floor consists of two bedrooms, one bathroom and a large living room with recessed lighting, built-in bookcases and a fireplace. There is also a really good-size dining room with access to a sunroom with French doors and lovely treed views. Modern eat-in kitchen with gas cooking and lots of windows. The above-grade lower level has 2 bedrooms, one bathroom, a living area and a kitchenette that has a sink, refrigerator and microwave (no stove). The lower level with full size windows is light and airy. Exterior siding 2018. Easy commute into Longwood Medical area, Boston and Cambridge. Short distance to Washington Square and Coolidge Corner. Note: Taxes don't reflect residential exemption.

Listed by Lisa Beth Koufman of LBK Realty

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Boston, MA
466 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston MA, 02215
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