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156 Ivy Street, Brookline, MA 02446

5 Bed, 4.5 Bath Single Family Home For Sale

156 Ivy Street, Brookline, MA 02446 Home For Sale - MLS #72486281
$5,595,000
5
4 Full Bath, 1 Half Bath
Single Family
Gothic Revival

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Property Description for 156 Ivy Street, Brookline, MA 02446

Where can you find a grand home w/the appeal of a country manor in a walkable urban location? In Cottage Farm, at 156 Ivy St. The historic Dexter-Hall House is sited on 8/10 acre abutting conservation land, walking distance to Fenway, hospitals, and Cambridge. Built in 1851 of Roxbury puddingstone and brick, w/slate roof and stone block foundation, it is replete w/beautiful architectural detail, including carved plaster moldings, exposed stone walls, and coffered ceilings. It was the lifelong home of Minna Hall, co-founder of Mass. Audubon, who developed her love of nature there. Blending original detail and thoughtful renovation, the home offers a large LR, formal DR, kitchen w/vaulted ceiling and breakfast nook, library w/custom built-ins, spacious master suite, 4 bedrooms, 4 1/2 baths, 2 studies, 5 fireplaces, and finished basement media room. Multi-zone hi-eff heat and C/A; 3-car garage w/electric car outlet. Walk to Green Line B, C, and D trains, Coolidge Corner, and BU campus.

Interior Details

6,747 sq. ft.
$829.26/sq. ft.

Exterior Details

0.81 acres
35,287 sq. ft.
Detached; Garage Door Opener
3 Garage Spaces
7

Other Details

72486281
1851

Room Levels, Dimensions and Features

Living Room
1
22X16
Dining Room
1
16X24
Kitchen
1
16X26
Laundry Room
2
8X6
Master Bedroom
2
23X15
Bedroom 2
2
12X17
Bedroom 3
2
11X17
Bedroom 4
3
11X15
Bedroom 5
3
18X13
Bathroom 1
1
4X8
Bathroom - Half
Bathroom 2
2
15X14
Bathroom - Full
Bathroom 3
2
8X9
Bathroom - Full
Library
1
11X16
Office
3
11X17
Home Office
3
9X16
Home Office
3
8X16
Bathroom
3
7X5
Bathroom - Full
Media Room
0
15X31
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