• $4,995,000List Price
  • 4Bedrooms
  • 5Bathrooms
  • 0.23Acreage
  • 1890Year Built
  • 3,471Square Feet

Stunning gut renovation of a complete Brownstone in South End’s coveted Pilot Block near Back Bay. Across 5 floors, this 4 bedroom plus office has tremendous ceiling height, all new infrastructure including HVAC, plumbing and electrical. The rear facade has been replaced with floor to ceiling glass, creating dramatic exterior elevation on 3 of the main living floors. The street level entrance offers direct access into the home to a grand entry, second home office or parlor and a beautiful en-suite guest bedroom with floor to ceiling glass + juliette balcony. The primary suite is an entire floor, with an expansive closet, en-suite bath clad in marble, soaking tub + curbless shower. The top floor offers 2 large bedrooms, a shared bathroom + laundry center. The Garden level is a media room with wet bar and office with 2 direct access parking. An oversized roof deck + balcony off the grand parlor kitchen complete this home by Renaissance Investments, Kennedy Design Build, Pitman & Wardley.

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Basic Information

  • Bedrooms4
  • Mls StatusContingent
  • Bathroom5
  • Contingency Pending P&S
  • Lot Features Other
  • Parcel Number 3391263


  • Building Area Units Square Feet
  • FireplaceYes
  • Fireplaces Total 2
  • FoundationConcrete Perimeter
  • Garage Spaces
  • Patio And Porch Features Deck - Roof, Deck - Composite
  • Property StyleOther (See Remarks)
  • Rooms11
  • Year Built1890
  • Year Built Details Approximate
  • Year Built Source Public Records


  • Buyer Agency Compensation2.5
  • Date Listed09/15/2022
  • Farm Land Area Units Square Feet
  • Transaction Broker Compensation1

Tax Information

  • Tax Assessed Value $1,773,100
  • Tax Year 2022
  • Taxes$19,291

Basic Information

  • List Price$4,995,000
  • MLS Number73037002
  • Modification Date09/20/2022
  • Property SubTypeSingle Family Residence
  • Sale Date09/18/2022


  • Acreage0.23


  • Cooling Central Air
  • Cooling YN Yes
  • Electric 200+ Amp Service
  • Heat SystemYes
  • Heating Heat Pump
  • Sewer Public Sewer
  • Water Source Public


  • Appliances IncludedElectric Water Heater


  • Parking Spaces2
  • Parking Features Off Street


  • Bathrooms Total Decimal 4
  • Full Bath3
  • Half Baths2


  • SubdivisionPilot Block
  • Address131 West NEWTON
  • Building Number131
  • CountySuffolk
  • StateMA
  • StreetWest NEWTON
  • TownBoston
  • Zip02118

Property Information

  • Square Feet3,471
  • Building Area Source Measured
  • Living Area 3,471
  • Lot Size Square Feet 9,999
  • Lot Size Units Acres
  • Property Attached YN Yes

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Listed by Penney Gould Team, John Gould and Daisy Penney of Compass

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