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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285 Tappan Street Brookline MA 02445

MLS Number 72638654

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Bathroom 2
  • Square Feet 2,400

Stunning condo in a classic Washington Square row house. 2400 square feet of spacious and versatile living. Inviting private entry with large mud room area and fireplace, elegant and comfortable living room, family room with fireplace, wonderful dining room, four bedrooms and two full baths. Enjoy the three-season porch off kitchen plus exclusive use of large two tiered outdoor living space. Recessed lighting, gleaming hardwood floors, oversized windows and wonderful flow throughout this light-filled home. Kitchen has been beautifully renovated and features Miele and Fisher Paykel stainless appliances. One of the bedrooms is currently used as a library/home office. California closet systems, tremendous extras storage space in addition to excellent closet space within unit. Pet friendly. Seller will pay first year of rental parking located directly across the street. Reasonable condo fee. Nearby 'C' and 'D' Green line. Array of restaurants and shops near by.

Listed by Stacey Steck of Hammond Residential Real Estate

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117 Franklin Street Brookline MA 02445

MLS Number 72638283

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 1,036
  • Neighborhood Brookline Hills

New - desirable Brookline Hills! Sun-filled 1st floor unit with 5 rooms, 2 bedrooms, 1 deeded garage pkg. Walk to neighborhood shops, eateries, schools, transportation, Longwood medical area. From front porch, step into the charming entry foyer (with closet) thru a french door into the east & south facing living room. Double French doors open to the south-facing dining room. Foyer, living room, & dining room have beautiful gumwood doors & moldings. Dining room also features a classic gumwood built-in china cabinet. Eat-in kitchen & bath both updated; hi-ceilings & hdwd floors thruout. Plenty of in-unit closets with more space in basement. Private full size washer & dryer also in basement. Porch off kitchen faces south and west, & leads to shared patio & enclosed yard. Low HOA fee. Walk to Lincoln School, Brookline High; .9mi to Brookline Hills stop (D line); 1 block from Robinson Playground; steps to Bus 60 (direct to medical area), 2 blocks to Rte. 9.; bike or walk to Jamaica Pond.

Listed by Karen A. Kita of Kita Associates

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72 Cypress Street Brookline MA 02445

MLS Number 72638131

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathroom 2
  • Square Feet 1,608
  • Neighborhood Brookline Hills

This Amazing Top Penthouse 2 floor Unit with 3 bedrooms,2 bathrooms is in pristine move-in condition.Wonderfully situated in one of Brookline's most sought after Grand Victorian Buildings in the highly desirable Brookline Hills location.Living room drenched with natural light.Formal dining room,custom cabinet kitchen with granite counters,bfast bar & Skylight.2 decent size bedrooms on this level,1 with huge closet.Bathroom with soaking tub.Spiral Staircase to LOFT Style M/B suite on 4th floor with exposed Brick wall,Skylights,gorgeous bathroom with glass shower,turret bonus room for mediation/yoga!Future construction project could potentially add 650 sq ft to top floor.Other features:-Stunning wide hallway,Hardwood flrs,Oversized windows,9ft+High ceilings,laundry in unit,1 assigned & 2 guest PKG,basement storage,professionally managed,Pet friendly,non-smoking.Close to Brookline Village & Coolidge Corner,T,medical area,H.S,Emerson Park,shops,etc..3D virtual available,reach out directly!

Listed by Maureen Mulrooney of RE/MAX Unlimited

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239 Wolcott Road Brookline MA 02467

MLS Number 72637813

  • Single Family
  • Garage 2
  • Parking Spaces 4
  • Total Parking Spaces 6
  • MLS Status Active

Chestnut Hill gem. Situated on a tree lined street is this beautiful 4,521 sq. ft. slate gambrel roof shingle style home with significant stone arches. The stunning foyer leads you to an incredible chefs kitchen renovated in 2015 featuring custom cabinetry, top of the line appliances, over sized island with gorgeous Quartzite counters leading to a huge mahogany deck with spectacular views of the yard & city both w/surround sound. Elegant dining room & living room both with fireplaces & beamed ceilings. Wonderful pantry & gorgeous powder room (2017).The second floor boasts a master suite with walk in closet and full bath flanked by 3 additional bedrooms, full bath & a family room. Third floor guest bedroom, full marble bath & game room. Lower level mudroom & laundry room renovated in 2015. Insulation sprayed into walls in 2018. Heated driveway, 2-car direct entry garage built in 2015. Central A/C, Minutes to Baker School, local shops, "The Street", bus stop and hospitals.

Listed by Jamie Genser of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Brookline

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11 Hyslop Road Extension Brookline MA 02445

Brookline, MA11 Hyslop Road Extension

Price$1,598,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 72637677

  • Single Family
  • Parking Spaces 3
  • Total Parking Spaces 3
  • MLS Status Active
  • Village Fisher Hill

Renovated carriage house on a "private cul-de-sac" transformed into a charming single family home and lovingly cared for by its present owners. The main living area consists of a master bedroom, one full bath, den and a unique dining/ living room combination right off the refreshed kitchen with a new stainless steel refrigerator and dishwasher. Additionally, there are two other bedrooms on the garden level with a full bath & laundry room & lovely family room. And, for those future summer nights there is a large walk-out patio for entertaining friends & family. Located in the coveted Fisher Hill area, it is conveniently situated near parks, shopping, public schools and transportation. Not to be missed - a rare gem!

Listed by Colleen Kelly and Edward Dugger of Compass

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1517 Beacon Street Brookline MA 02446

MLS Number 72637434

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathroom 4
  • Square Feet 1,639

Superbly located between Coolidge Corner and Washington Square, this handsome four-unit row-house underwent a gut-renovation (down to the studs) that now introduces contemporary materials, high-end finishes, fixtures, and construction along with original architectural details. Luxury and elegance underscore the charm of this beautiful property. Direct elevator access, from the garage, leads to each floor-through residence, with three en suite bedrooms with bathrooms and one half bathroom, featuring high ceilings, crown moldings, and an abundance of natural light. The open-concept floor plans showcase the state-of-the-art kitchen and designer bathrooms. This spectacular renovation offers floor plans designed for today's modern lifestyle, with attention to detail, a wealth of custom appointments, and exquisite craftsmanship throughout. The roof deck is amazing and the views are mesmerizing. Private & Virtual showings available, no open houses. Near T stop, Longwood Medical area, & shops.

Listed by Eric Glassoff of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Brookline

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41 University Road Brookline MA 02445

Brookline, MA41 University Road

Price$2,599,900

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 72636141

  • Single Family
  • Garage 2
  • Total Parking Spaces 2
  • MLS Status Active
  • Year Built 1885

**PRIVATE SHOWINGS ON** Gorgeous Colonial in the heart of Brookline on Aspinwall Hill close to Washington Square. This 6 bedroom (can be 8 including office and dressing room) 4.5 bathrooms home features high ceilings, hardwood floors, 4 fireplaces and beautiful wood detailing throughout. The main floor boasts family room with a fireplace, living room, and a remodeled chef's kitchen with center island, stainless steel appliances, dining area, gas fireplace and glass doors to the patio. The master suite on the second floor with a full bath and separate sitting area. The third floor has been renovated with 2 bedrooms, an office and marble bath, all with soaring ceilings, and great views! The lower level features large play/family room with your own dry sauna and shower, and a laundry room. Surrounded by several outdoor patios, this house will make you feel welcome both inside and outside. Top that with a short walk to Green Line T and vibrant Brookline community, restaurants & shopping

Listed by Arthur Kalenjian and Vahram Terzikyan of Homes-R-Us Realty of MA, Inc.

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14 Egmont Street Brookline MA 02446

MLS Number 72635063

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathroom 2
  • Square Feet 1,885
  • Neighborhood Coolidge Corner

Location! This stunning spacious unit adorned with abundant light, a gracious floor plan, and beautiful hardwood floors offers classic modern charm throughout. Beautiful foyer leads to an impressive living & formal dining room. Updated custom kitchen complete with fine birch cabinetry, granite counters, & SS appliances. A full pantry completes the incredible kitchen. Retreat in the king sized master featuring a cedar closet and luxurious en suite renovated bath. In-unit laundry, assigned parking space large enough for tandem guest spot, separate storage, thermal windows and common roof deck makes this unit ideal for the buyer seeking a superb home in a great location. Condo fee includes heat & hot water. Pet friendly, well managed association with strong reserves and high owner occupancy provides direct access to Coolidge Corner, Amory Park, numerous area shopping & dining options, MBTA, and the best of Brookline/Boston. Gem!

Listed by Delince P. Louis of Redfin Corp.

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169 Kent Street Brookline MA 02446
Active With Contract

MLS Number 72634994

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 631

VIRTUAL OH TODAY WED MARCH 18! FACEBOOL LIVE @GILLACHGROUP Beautifully renovated 2BR with parking walkable to Longwood Medical, T, Brk Village, Lawrence Elementary under 600K in Brookline, really? Really! Super stylish kitchen with timeless white cabinetry, sleek quartz counters and stainless appliances. Beautifully renovated bath too! 100% efficient floorplan spacious open living area, with 2 good sized bedrooms, good closet space - not an inch wasted! High volume standing AC unit included, common laundry and parking just out the back door. Unheard of quality and price in Brookline!

Listed by The Gillach Group and Anne Marie Patriacca of William Raveis R. E. & Home Services

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1807 Beacon Street Brookline MA 02445
Active With Contract

MLS Number 72634792

  • Condo or Co-op
  • Bedrooms 1
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 578

ONE OF A KIND REMODELED CONDO PERFECT FOR THE BUYER THAT WANTS IT ALL! Private entrance, in-unit laundry, & deeded parking; PRIME WASHINGTON SQUARE LOCATION. Unpack your bags & live the good life. The transformation of this condo must be seen to be believed. Designed & remodeled with love for the long haul. No shortcuts taken in this beauty! Quick access to the Green Line - halfway between Englewood Ave & Dean Rd. Walk to shops, cafes, parks, & religious services. Host friends for dinner in the new GOURMET KITCHEN complete with stainless appliances & beautiful copper fixtures, including a POT FILLER. Separate pantry for extra storage hidden behind custom barn door with chalk board. Open to the living room with custom wainscot & ethanol fireplace - all the ambiance and none of the hassle! Good sized BR leads to custom walk-thru closet to beautifully remodeled BA complete with glass shower, distressed tile, and shiplap - to die for! Schedule your private showing today!

Listed by Ryan Cook of HomeSmart First Class Realty

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