FOR SALE

137 Mount Vernon St
Boston, MA 02132

West Roxbury

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  • Crime
    Lowest crime relative to the rest of Suffolk county.
  • Commute
    83% of residents commute by car.
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Description

Spectacular, rarely available 1880 Queen Anne Victorian on coveted Mt. Vernon Street. Be the fourth owner to reside in this stunning 6 bed, 3.5 bath home located on lushly landscaped corner lot w/ many mature trees & plantings. Lovingly maintained by current owners for 34 years, this signature residence boasts front & back staircases, double parlors for entertaining, formal dining room, butler's pantry & large eat-in kitchen. Relaxing den w/ cozy fireplace & 3 walls of windows offers expansive lawn & garden views. Abundant storage w/ 3 generous closets on 1st floor plus mudroom & laundry. Second floor comprised of 4 large bedrooms, including an en-suite, all w/ walk-in closets, and a lovely office. Spacious 3rd floor offers 2 bedrooms w/ full bath, ideal for a live-in nanny. Turret space features gorgeous treetop views. Serene & peaceful, yet minutes to Centre St. w/ its many restaurants & shops & easy Commuter Rail access, this home is unparalleled both in its beauty and convenience.

Home Details for 137 Mount Vernon St

Year Built
1880
Parking
1 Car Garage
Price/Sqft
$427
HOA
None
Heating
Yes
Cooling
Yes
Outdoor
No Info
Pool
No
Interior Features
Interior Details
Basement: Full,Interior Access,Bulkhead,Concrete Floor
Beds & Baths
Number of Bedrooms: 6Number of Bathrooms: 4Number of Bathrooms (full): 3Number of Bathrooms (half): 1
Dimensions and Layout
Living Area: 3973 Square Feet
Heating & Cooling
Heating: Electric Baseboard,SteamHas CoolingAir Conditioning: Window ACHas Heating
Fireplace & Spa
Number of Fireplaces: 2Has a Fireplace
Exterior Features
Exterior Home Features
Foundation: Fieldstone, Brick
Parking & Garage
Number of Garage Spaces: 1Number of Covered Spaces: 1Uncovered Parking Spaces: 4Other Parking: OpenHas a GarageNo Attached GarageParking Spaces: 5Parking: Paved Driveway,Detached Garage,Paved Drive
Frontage
Waterfront: NoNot on Waterfront
Water & Sewer
Sewer: Public Sewer
Days on Market
Days on Market: 12
Property Information
Year Built
Year Built: 1880
Property Type / Style
Property Type: ResidentialProperty Subtype: Single Family ResidenceStructure Type: DetachedArchitecture: Victorian,Queen Anne
Building
Not Attached Property
Property Information
Not Included in Sale: Chandelier In Dining Room Excluded From Sale.
Price & Status
Price
Price Per Sqft: $427
Active Status
MLS Status: Active
Agent Information
Listing Agent
MLS/Source ID: 72842945
Lot Information
Lot Area: 16924 Square Feet
Documents
Disclaimer: Taxes Include Residential Exemption Of $3, 153.02. Listing Agent Related To Sellers. Public Record Has Square Footage Of 3, 692. Oversized 1 Car Garage. Back Hall/Mudroom Unheated; First Floor Den Has Electric Heat And Electric Fireplace.
Offer
Listing Agreement Type: Exclusive Right To SellListing Terms: Contract
Tax Information
Annual Tax Amount: $9,284Tax Book Number: 13818
Compensation
Buyer Agent Commission: 2.5Buyer Agent Commission Type: %
Miscellaneous
BasementZillow Home Type: SingleFamily
Last check for updates: about 5 hours ago
Listing courtesy of Kate Hazelton
Kathryn Bench Hazelton
Source: MLS PIN, MLS#72842945

Price History for 137 Mount Vernon St

Event DetailsPrice
06/03/2021
Listed For Sale
MLS PIN #72842945
$1.7M

06/24/1987
Sold
Agent Provided
$315K

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Property Taxes and Assessment

Year2020
Tax$11,746
Assessment$1,112,300
Home facts updated by county records

Price Trends

For homes in 02132
$692,860
Typical home value
This home: $1,695,000 59% above
$755
Typical Home Value by sqft
This home: $427 77% below
Price trends provided by third party data sources.

Neighborhood Overview

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What Locals Say about West Roxbury

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    There are sidewalks
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    It's dog friendly
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    Parking is easy
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    Streets are well-lit
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    People would walk alone at night
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    Yards are well-kept
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    Car is needed
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    It's walkable to restaurants
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    There's holiday spirit
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    It's walkable to grocery stores
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    Kids play outside
  • 62%
    There's wildlife
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    It's quiet
  • 59%
    They plan to stay for at least 5 years
  • 46%
    Neighbors are friendly
  • 35%
    There are community events
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137 Mount Vernon St, Boston, MA 02132 is a 6 bedroom, 4 bathroom, 3,973 sqft single-family home built in 1880. 137 Mount Vernon St is located in West Roxbury, Boston. This property is currently available for sale and was listed by MLS PIN on Jun 3, 2021. The asking price for 137 Mount Vernon St is $1,695,000. The MLS # for this home is MLS# 72842945.