251 Commonwealth Ave

Boston, MA 02116 View Map $13,000,000 Ask a Question
251 Commonwealth Ave Boston 02116 MA | multi-family listing $13,000,000 73032302 Photo 1
251 Commonwealth Ave Boston 02116 MA | multi-family listing $13,000,000 73032302 Map
Bean Group

Bean Group

(603) 945-5560

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Status: Sold
Property Type:4 Family - 4 Units Up/Down
MLS #:73032302
Sq. Feet:11,793
Date Sold:11/10/2022
Lot Size:0.08 Acres
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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Community Information

Address:251 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02116
Area:Back Bay
Zip Code:02116


Bedrooms: 12
Bathrooms: 9 Full / 3 Half
Year Built:1880
Building Area: 11793
Parking Features: Off Street, Driveway
Parking Total: 6

Features / Amenities

Equipment: Intercom
Fireplace Yes/No: Yes
Fireplace Features: Wood Burning
Flooring: Hardwood, Hardwood Floors
Exterior Features: Balcony/Deck
Patio And Porch: Deck
Window: Skylight(s)
Total Rooms:33

Property Features

Lot Size: 0.08 Acres
Lot Features: Level
View: City View(s), Scenic View(s), City
Sewer: Public Sewer
Water: Public
Directions:Google Maps

Tax and Financial Info

Tax Year: 2022
Tax Annual Amount: $38,645
Current Financing: Cash
Contingency: Pending P&S
Gross Income: $24
Net Operating Income: $24
Terms: Contract
Total Actual Rent: $2
Buyer Agency Compensation: 2.0
Buyer Agent Compensation: 2.0
Disclosures: Three Apartments With Taw Leases, Each ~ 2000 Sq Ft.. Owner's 6000 Square Foot Apartment Is On Parlor, Second, And Third Floors. Floor Plans In Documents Section Of Mls. Offers Due On September 21, By 12pm.

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Listing provided courtesy of Rene Rodriguez, Cabot & Company.



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Listing Information Last Updated 9/25/2023
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