284 Foster Street

Boston, Massachusetts

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Grand queen anne colonial revival style home located in a desirable neighborhood setting close to newton, brookline, and boston college. Built in 1898 by neil mckinnon for miss elizabeth g. Shepard, former owners of note include: importer, francois a. Cellar; prominent real estate agent, nelson russell; and a former spanish ambassador. Original stained glass windows, beautiful hardwood floors, original woodwork and moldings, tin ceilings, built-ins, ornate staircase, and six fireplaces are just some of the special details of this fifteen room property. The first level offers magnificent entertaining spaces including a banquet-size formal dining room and expansive center hall with fireplace. Situated on a corner lot with over eight parking spaces and a small yard, the home's five-zone gas heating system was installed eight years ago and the roof and windows were replaced within the past 10 years. With over 6,000 square feet, including a finished basement and walk-up attic, this magnificent property offers many possible uses and could potentially be converted into a multi-unit property.
Property Detail
Bedrooms 10
Bathrooms 4.5
Property Type Single Family Home
Year Built 1898
Home Size 6,451 sqft
Lot Size 0.2349 Acres
MLS# 1224397
County Suffolk County
Ceramic Tile Floor
Hardwood Floor
Wall to Wall Carpet
Listing Agent: David Hackett Broker: Lila Delman Real Estate Broker Phone: 4012741644

Suffolk County Boston 284 Foster Street

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Boston - 02135

The vacancy rate of homes in 02135 is 4.03% with 24.98% of homes being owner-occupied. The median household income in 02135 is $56237 per year with those between 25 and 44 having the highest median income at $73160.

School in Boston, MA
School Type Grade Distance
Mary Lyon K-8 School Public K-6 0.68 mi
Another Course To College Public 9-12 0.94 mi
Lyon Upper 9-12 School Public 9-12 0.77 mi
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Demographic in Boston - 02135

Median Income $56237
Avg Household Size 2.113
Median Age 31.63
White Collars 42%
College Grad 70%
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Home TypeSingle Family Home
Year Built1898
Lot Size0.2349 Acres

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