• $1,285,000List Price
  • 2Bedrooms
  • 2Bathrooms
  • 1888Year Built
  • 1,425Square Feet

Introducing Residence Two at 257 Commonwealth Avenue, one of just six residences in a historic, double-wide brownstone in Back Bay. Residence Two is a newly renovated home offering a wonderful opportunity to own almost 1,500 square feet on Back Bay’s highly desired Commonwealth Avenue. The residence showcases a spacious living area with direct access to the private outdoor patio, gourmet eat-in kitchen, luxurious primary suite with a lavish marble bath and direct access to the patio, and a generously sized guest bedroom and bath. Additional features include central air, in-unit laundry, ample storage, a private back entrance, and hardwood floors throughout. 257 Commonwealth Avenue is a professionally managed, pet friendly building just steps from the fine shops and restaurants of Newbury Street, Prudential Center, and the Charles River Esplanade.

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Basic Information

  • Bedrooms2
  • Mls StatusSold
  • Bathroom2
  • Contingency Pending P&S
  • Parcel Number 3350036
  • Unit Number2


  • BasementN
  • Building Area Units Square Feet
  • Entry Level 1
  • Rooms4
  • Stories1
  • Year Built1888
  • Year Built Details Approximate, Renovated Since
  • Year Built Effective 2023
  • Year Built Source Public Records


  • Amenities
    • Highway Access
    • House of Worship
    • Medical Facility
    • Park
    • Public Transportation
    • Shopping
    • T-Station
    • University
    • Walk/Jog Trails
  • Association Amenities Elevator(s)
  • PetsYes w/ Restrictions

Tax Information

  • Tax Assessed Value $1,409,400
  • Tax Year 2023
  • Taxes$15,277

Basic Information

  • List Price$1,285,000
  • MLS Number73163463
  • Modification Date11/21/2023
  • Property SubTypeCondominium
  • Purchase Contract Date09/30/2023
  • Sale Date10/15/2023
  • Sale Price$1,275,000


  • Cooling Central Air
  • Cooling YN Yes
  • Heat SystemYes
  • Heating Central
  • Sewer Public Sewer
  • Water Source Public


  • Parking Spaces


  • Bathrooms Total Decimal 2
  • Full Bath2


  • NeighborhoodBack Bay
  • SubdivisionBack Bay
  • Address257 Commonwealth Avenue
  • Building Number257
  • CountySuffolk
  • StateMA
  • StreetCommonwealth Avenue
  • TownBoston
  • Zip02116

Property Information

  • Square Feet1,425
  • Building Area Source Public Records
  • Living Area 1,425
  • Lot Size Units Acres
  • Structure Type Brownstone


  • Association Fee $801
  • Association Fee Frequency Monthly
  • Association Fee Includes
    • Insurance
    • Maintenance Grounds
    • Maintenance Structure
    • Sewer
    • Snow Removal
    • Water
  • Association YN Yes
  • Buyer Agency Compensation2.5%
  • Date Listed09/26/2023
  • Farm Land Area Units Square Feet
  • View Count1

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Listed by Tracy Campion of Campion & Company Fine Homes Real Estate

Sold by Jack Tobin of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Robert Paul Properties

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