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26 Russell St
Boston, MA 02129

Charlestown

Local Information

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  • Crime
    Lowest crime relative to the rest of Suffolk county.
  • Commute
    56% of residents commute by car.
  • Shop & Eat
    318 Restaurants
    60 Groceries
    104 Nightlife

Description

This storybook townhouse is like coming home to an old friend, built in c. 1850 it is full of charm & character. Sunkissed rooms and the open double parlor will have you at first glance. Custom built ins, high ceilings & wood floors all grace the main level and flow to a spectacular sun deck that over looks a stunning private garden planted & maintained for year round enjoyment... a true enchanted paradise. The chef's kitchen features handmade maple cabinets and a silestone breakfast bar, an enchanting dining room with picture windows opens to the magical mature garden with herbs, fruit trees and flowers. Every bedroom is generous, well appointed and the bathrooms have been updated. This very special home has been lovingly maintained and now is waiting for new owners to cherish it.

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Home Details for 26 Russell St

Year Built
1850
Parking
No Info
Price/Sqft
$743
HOA
None
Heating
Yes
Cooling
Yes
Outdoor
Yes
Pool
No
Interior Features
Interior Details
Basement: PartialNumber of Rooms: 6Types of Rooms: Dining Room, Family Room, Kitchen, Living Room
Beds & Baths
Number of Bedrooms: 3Number of Bathrooms: 2Number of Bathrooms (full): 2
Dimensions and Layout
Living Area: 1784 Square Feet
Appliances & Utilities
Appliances: Range, Dishwasher, Disposal, Refrigerator, Freezer, Washer, DryerDishwasherDryerLaundry: In BasementRefrigeratorWasher
Heating & Cooling
Heating: Hot Water BaseboardHas CoolingAir Conditioning: Window ACHas Heating
Fireplace & Spa
No Fireplace
Windows, Doors, Floors & Walls
Window: Insulated WindowsFlooring: Wood
Levels, Entrance, & Accessibility
Floors: Wood
Exterior Features
Exterior Home Features
Roof: RubberPatio / Porch: Deck - CompositeFencing: FencedFoundation: Fieldstone
Parking & Garage
No Garage
Frontage
Waterfront: NoNot on Waterfront
Water & Sewer
Sewer: Public Sewer, Sewage District(bosto)
Days on Market
Days on Market: 9
Property Information
Year Built
Year Built: 1850
Property Type / Style
Property Type: ResidentialProperty Subtype: Single Family ResidenceStructure Type: AttachedArchitecture: Other
Building
Building: Shopping, Walk/Jog Trails, Medical Facility, Laundry Facility, Bike Path, Conservation Area, Highway Access, House of Worship, Private School, Public School, T-Station, UniversityConstruction Materials: Block, ClapboardAttached To Another Structure
Property Information
Parcel Number: W:02 P:00900 S:000
Price & Status
Price
Price Per Sqft: $743
Active Status
MLS Status: Active
Agent Information
Listing Agent
MLS/Source ID: 72846430
Community
Community Features: Near Public Transport, Shopping, Swimming Pool, Tennis Court(s), Park, Walk/Jog Trails, Medical Facility, Laundromat, Bike Path, Conservation Area, Highway Access, House of Worship, Marina, Private School, Public School, T-Station, University
HOA
No HOA
Lot Information
Lot Area: 1202 Square Feet
Offer
Listing Agreement Type: Exclusive Right To SellListing Terms: Contract
Energy
Energy Efficiency Features: Insulated Windows
Tax Information
Annual Tax Amount: $8,701Tax Book Number: 0Tax Parcel Letter: 1281275
Compensation
Buyer Agent Commission: 2.5Buyer Agent Commission Type: %
Miscellaneous
BasementWater View: NoneZillow Home Type: SingleFamily
Last check for updates: about 1 hour ago
Listing courtesy of Eve Dougherty
Compass
Source: MLS PIN, MLS#72846430

Price History for 26 Russell St

Event DetailsPrice
06/09/2021
Listed For Sale
MLS PIN #72846430
$1.32M

01/24/1997
Sold
Agent Provided
$159K

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Property Taxes and Assessment

Year2020
Tax$8,701
Assessment$824,000
Home facts updated by county records

Price Trends

For homes in 02129
$837,140
Typical home value
This home: $1,325,000 37% above
$736
Typical Home Value by sqft
This home: $743 1% above
Price trends provided by third party data sources.

Neighborhood Overview

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What Locals Say about Charlestown

At least 166 Trulia users voted on each feature.
  • 97%
    There are sidewalks
  • 95%
    It's walkable to restaurants
  • 94%
    It's dog friendly
  • 91%
    Streets are well-lit
  • 86%
    It's walkable to grocery stores
  • 83%
    People would walk alone at night
  • 78%
    Kids play outside
  • 72%
    There's holiday spirit
  • 60%
    Parking is easy
  • 52%
    Neighbors are friendly
  • 52%
    It's quiet
  • 51%
    They plan to stay for at least 5 years
  • 46%
    There are community events
  • 43%
    Car is needed
  • 40%
    Yards are well-kept
  • 35%
    There's wildlife
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    "It’s a true community, very friendly and welcoming. All while being steps from the city. It’s truly the best of both worlds."
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    "Safe community feel in this close knit suburb-feel neighborhood of Boston! Many dogs and young families "
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    "Such a great community to raise you young kids. Lots of great programming + amazing playgrounds within a short walking distance!"
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    "Charming, lovely. Most of the area is well maintained. Feels very colonial in architecture. Cute restaurants "
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    "Residential, young families. Progressively become more gentrified. Not a lot of restaurants but very historic, walkable, and dog-friendly. "
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    "Parks nearby, fun activities close by - USS constitution, etc. Museums not far - eg - The science Museum, malls close by, North end festivals!"
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    "Very family and dog friendly. I have always felt safe early in the morning and at night. The neighborhood is well kept. "
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    "Public schools here are filled up fast and no guarantees if you live here the student will attend here. Private schools are in North end or Cambridge."
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    "Public transportation is far away if you plan on taking the T or water taxi from living in the heart of Charlestown. You are going to have a good mile+ hike up to Bunker Hill College or all the way in the Navy Yard for a water taxi. "
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    "CMA summer concerts in the park, Halloween parade at the monument, Easter egg hunt, touch a truck, holiday event with Santa "
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    "it's a small quaint neighborhood. It's close to plenty of attractions and restaurants. It has public transportation a short walk from anywhere in the neighborhood."
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    "too many trees smell like pea and random people leave poop. Not most but it is more than it should be. "
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    "There’s a fairly easy public transportation commute thanks to Partners shuttle system which drops off at North Station. "
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    "Love the Navy Yard area of Charlestown. Beautiful scenery and walkable to North End. Gerry and water taxis also provide great transportation options. "
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    "A true Old Town transforming to a mix of old and new. Close to the downtown area. Limited transportation options but walking and bike transportation is possible."
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    "The monument. Figs. Bunker Hill Community College. Oysteria, SS Constitution, morning sun, bridge view, walk ability "
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    "Great support for new parents! Really easy to get downtown. Lots of delicious restaurants. Whole Foods is very convenient to the T"
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    "friendly and quaint neighborhood with quick and easy access to downtown. can walk to do all my chores"
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    "I mainly walk to and from work, a 2 mile walk each way. In bad weather, I take the bus. I also have the option of walking to the ferry, which is a short 8 minute ride downtown. I wish there were more water based transportation options as Charlestown is surrounded on by the harbor and the Mystic River."
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    "Commuting is tough with all of the current construction between the casino and new north end bridge. "
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    "Charlestown is a phenomenal community for families. Kids play together in parks and there are great resources such as baby yoga, libraries, museums, boys and girls club, etc. Everything is within walking distance and it really is so lovely - minus the projects, drugs and crime. City living at its best!"
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    "I’ve lived here for 9 years and it’s got everything for shopping and restaurants along with having nice neighbors. "
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    "It is a good mix of residential and commercial without feeling too urban. There is good history and a decent amount of open space."
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    "It is a good mix of residential and commercial, without feeling too urban. There is good history and a decent amount of open space."
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    "Not much open space for dogs but there are still quite a few in town."
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    "Not much open space for dogs, but there are quite a few elsewhere in town."
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    "It is reasonably safe, but a bit noisy especially with high school kids."
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    "A bus ride is generally easier than a car ride."
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    "The number of upwardly mobile young families, the strong sense of community, proximity to downtown and soon the casino "
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    "There's ocean viewing, many good restaurants nearby, and the people are nice and friendly."
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    "Many people own dogs in Charlestown, and there are many dog parks where you can unleash your dog at night."
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    "Home of the USS Constitution and the Bunkerhill Monument. One of the oldest neighborhoods in Boston where Paul Revere started his ride."
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    "It's home to the USS Constitution and the Bunker Hill Monument. It's one of the oldest neighborhoods in Boston and is where Paul Revere started his ride."
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    "A few dog parks in the area as well as several parks/baseball fields"
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    "There are a few dog parks in the area, as well as several parks and baseball fields."
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    "Great neighborhoods with mix of family, empty nesters, and young singles. Easy to walk into downtown Boston and easy access to main highways"
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26 Russell St, Boston, MA 02129 is a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 1,784 sqft single-family home built in 1850. 26 Russell St is located in Charlestown, Boston. This property is currently available for sale and was listed by MLS PIN on Jun 9, 2021. The asking price for 26 Russell St is $1,325,000. The MLS # for this home is MLS# 72846430.