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This distinctive shingled turn of the century Colonial-style home is sited on 2/3 acre lot, well screened by fence and hemlock hedge. Period architectural details are preserved without sacrifice of 21st century comforts and conveniences that include multi zoned HVAC , newer bathrooms and kitchen. In addition to elegant formal space in living room, library, dining room, the first floor features an open space kitchen/family room with access to Ipe-wood deck. A distinctive mudroom with beamed ceilings and tiled floors leads to a dramatic great room with skylights. Attached to the house is a barn converted to an oversized two-car garage with a charming apartment. Large ornamental grass surrounds the heated in-ground pool. Azaleas, Japanese maple, dogwood, tulip tree and two magnificent beech trees are present in the well landscaped grounds. Chestnut Hill T Stop, cinema, shops, restaurants are nearby. Heath School district and close to Brimmer & May, Chestnut Hill, Beaver Schools.

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Property Details


  • MLS Number: 72136787
  • List Price: $4,650,000
  • Status:
  • Property Type: Detached
  • Lot Description: Corner, Paved Drive, Level
  • Acre: 0.63
  • Date Listed:


  • Property Style: Colonial
  • Property Type: Detached
  • Square Feet: 7529
  • Year Built: 1893
  • Zoning:
  • Rooms: 16
  • Foundation:
  • Garage Spaces: 2


  • Building Number: 55
  • Street: Devon Road
  • Neighborhood: Chestnut Hill
  • Town: Brookline
  • County: Norfolk
  • State: MA
  • Zip: 02467

Interior Features


  • Bedrooms: 7
  • Master Bedroom Level: Second Floor


  • Bathroom: 7


  • Basement: Yes


  • Family Room Description: Fireplace, Flooring - Hardwood, Exterior Access
  • Family Room Level: First Floor
  • Family Room Dimensions: 22X13

Dining Room

  • Dining Room Description: Fireplace, Flooring - Hardwood, Window(s) - Bay/Bow/Box, French Doors, Exterior Access
  • Dining Room Dimensions: 22X13
  • Dining Room Level: First Floor


  • Kitchen Description: Closet/Cabinets - Custom Built, Flooring - Hardwood, Window(s) - Picture, Exterior Access, Open Floor Plan
  • Kitchen Dimensions: 28X13
  • Kitchen Level: First Floor


  • Laundry Room Dimensions: 18X10


  • Interior Features: Security System, Cable Available
  • Flooring: Wood, Tile, Wall to Wall Carpet, Hardwood, Stone / Slate

Exterior Features


  • Parking Spaces: 3
  • Exterior Features: Deck, Deck - Wood, Patio, Patio - Enclosed, Pool - Inground, Professional Landscaping, Sprinkler System, Fenced Yard, Garden Area
  • Exterior: Shingles, Wood

Utilities and Appliances

Utilities and Appliances

  • Appliances: Range, Wall Oven, Dishwasher, Disposal, Countertop Range, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer
  • Cooling: Central Air
  • Heating: Hot Water Baseboard, Gas
  • Heat Zones: 8
  • Sewer: City/Town Sewer
  • Water: City/Town Water




Other Details


  • Tax Year: 2017
  • Taxes: $44,407


Listed by Pauline & Erin Team, Erin Baumgartner and Pauline Ho Bynum of Hammond Residential Real Estate

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