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Graciously adapted for modern living, this striking 5-bedroom, 6½-bath home is well located in Brookline’s Cottage Farm neighborhood, a National Historic District, less than 2 miles from Boston’s Back Bay. Originally built as part of the Greenough family compound, the residence underwent an extensive architect renovation and expansion from 2000 to 2005 and includes radiant-heated floors in most rooms. A marble reception hall introduces the beautifully appointed living areas. An elegant entertaining space, the large light-filled living room features a fireplace and opens out to the lawns by the inviting tiered terraces. Open to the family room, the chef’s kitchen has granite counters and stainless steel appliances. The second floor includes a sun room, library/den, and spacious master suite offering a wardrobe room and marble bath. On 1/2± acre of level lawns, the property is served by gated entries to the front and the back, accessing the heated 3-bay garage and parking for 5+ cars.

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Property Details


  • MLS Number: 72004369
  • List Price: $4,200,000
  • Status:
  • Property Type: Detached
  • Lot Description: Paved Drive, Level
  • Acreage: 0.56
  • Date Listed:


  • Property Style: Colonial
  • Property Type: Detached
  • Square Feet: 7493
  • Year Built: 1920
  • Zoning:
  • Rooms: 12
  • Foundation:
  • Garage Spaces: 3


  • Building Number: 49
  • Street: Worthington Road
  • Village:
  • Town: Brookline
  • County: Norfolk
  • State: MA
  • Zip: 02446

Interior Features


  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Master Bedroom Level: Second Floor


  • Bathroom: 7


  • Basement: Yes


  • Family Room Description: Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile, Window(s) - Picture, Cable Hookup, Deck - Exterior, Exterior Access, Recessed Lighting
  • Family Room Level: First Floor
  • Family Room Dimensions: 20X12

Dining Room

  • Dining Room Description: Closet/Cabinets - Custom Built, Flooring - Hardwood, Recessed Lighting
  • Dining Room Dimensions: 21X15
  • Dining Room Level: First Floor


  • Kitchen Description: Closet/Cabinets - Custom Built, Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile, Window(s) - Picture, Dining Area, Pantry, Countertops - Stone/Granite/Solid, French Doors, Main Level, Kitchen Island, Breakfast Bar / Nook, Cable Hookup, Recessed Lighting, Remodeled, Second
  • Kitchen Dimensions: 19X17
  • Kitchen Level: First Floor


  • Laundry Room Dimensions: 6X8


  • Interior Features: Security System, Cable Available, Sauna/Steam/Hot Tub, Walk-up Attic, French Doors, Other (See Remarks)
  • Flooring: Wood, Tile, Concrete, Marble, Hardwood, Stone / Slate

Exterior Features


  • Parking Spaces: 6
  • Exterior Features: Deck, Deck - Roof, Patio, Balcony, Decorative Lighting, Stone Wall
  • Exterior: Stucco

Utilities and Appliances

Utilities and Appliances

  • Appliances: Range, Wall Oven, Dishwasher, Disposal, Microwave, Refrigerator, Freezer, Washer, Dryer, Vent Hood
  • Cooling: Central Air
  • Heating: Forced Air, Radiant, Gas
  • Heat Zones: 15
  • Sewer: City/Town Sewer
  • Water: City/Town Water




Other Details


  • Tax Year: 2016
  • Taxes: $41,190


Listed by George Ballantyne of Gibson Sotheby's International Realty

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