181 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA


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About 181 Commonwealth Ave

FIVE FLOORS OF FABULOUS POTENTIAL IN PRESTIGE COMMONWEALTH AVE BOSTON LOCATION. One-of-a-kind opportunity to bring back the glory of this extra-wide, 12,500+ SF sunny-side Commonwealth Ave sleeping beauty. Overlooking the magnolias and the Comm Ave Mall. It's a dream come true for the discriminating owner or developer. Imagine a unique private family home or take advantage of six levels to create gorgeous, spacious condominiums topped by a duplex penthouse extraordinaire with roof deck and views all the way to Kenmore Square. Built in 1878 and home to various Boston Brahmins for many years before becoming student housing, the building has not been available for sale for more than 55 years. It is now offered as one of the last brownstones on Commonwealth Ave that still offers single family potential. With ample parking, a prestige Back Bay location, and carte blanche to create your own masterpiece, this is a rare and remarkable offering.

Features of 181 Commonwealth Ave

MLS® # 73210349
Price $19,500,000
Bathrooms 12.50
Full Baths 12
Half Baths 1
Square Footage 12,171
Acres 0.07
Year Built 1880
Type Residential Income
Sub-Type 5+ Family - Rooming House
Status Active

Community Information

Address 181 Commonwealth Ave
Area Back Bay
City Boston
County Suffolk
State MA
Zip Code 02116


Parking Spaces 3
Parking Off Street
Is Waterfront No
Has Pool No


Fireplace Yes
# of Stories 6

Additional Information

Zoning Dormitory

Listing Details

Agent Paul Gleason
Office Fairfield Realty
Buyer Agent Compensation 1.5
Compensation Based On Gross/Full Sale Price
Sub Agency Relationship Offered No

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