165 Brattle Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

$12,000,000
Price
7
Beds
5
Baths
2
1/2 Baths
5,709 Sq. Ft.
$2,102 / Sq. Ft.
5,709
Sq. Ft.
$2,102
per Sq. Ft.

Description

Located at one of Cambridge’s very finest sites close to Harvard Square. Secluded and private, stately 1873 Victorian set back behind lovely flower-bordered gardens. Twice-recipient of MA Horticultural Society awards. 10' ceilings, palatial proportions throughout. Large-scale entertaining spaces. Unusually gracious rooms, all with two exposures. Abundant natural light. Vast south-facing living room. Magnificent library with original fine wood paneling and built-in bookcases. Dining room accommodates...Located at one of Cambridge’s very finest sites close to Harvard Square. Secluded and private, stately 1873 Victorian set back behind lovely flower-bordered gardens. Twice-recipient of MA Horticultural Society awards. 10' ceilings, palatial proportions throughout. Large-scale entertaining spaces. Unusually gracious rooms, all with two exposures. Abundant natural light. Vast south-facing living room. Magnificent library with original fine wood paneling and built-in bookcases. Dining room accommodates everyone, featuring a fireplace and bay. Colossal light-filled kitchen. Many bedrooms and studies, all generously proportioned and most with baths en-suite. Oversized windows and doors; hardwood floors; unusually deep moldings. 6 fireplaces, with unique marble or wood mantelpieces. Central AC. Meticulously maintained and ready for updating. Potential for more than 8,000 sq ft of finished space in the main house. Elegant rear carriage house/garage offers an additional 2650 sq ft above grade.

Property Details for 165 Brattle Street

Town
Cambridge
MLS Area
West Cambridge
Area
MA-Cambridge-West Cambridge
Architectural Style
Victorian
Style
Victorian
Garage Spaces
3
Parking Spaces
8.00
Parking Spaces Total
8

Location

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LISTING UPDATED: 09/05/2022 03:19 AM

Property Details for 165 Brattle Street

StatusActive
MLS #72895776
Days on Market382
Taxes$53,642 / year
HOA Fees-
Compass TypeSingle Family
MLS TypeSingle Family / Detached
Year Built1873
CountyMiddlesex County

Location

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Building Information for 165 Brattle Street

Stories-Year Built1873Building Size-Lot Size0.64 AC / 27,690 SF

Payment Calculator

$61,350 per month

30 year fixed, 5.89% Interest

Principal and Interest

$56,880

Property Taxes

$4,470

HOA Dues

$0

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Property Information for 165 Brattle Street

General Details
    Property Details
  • Building Area Units: Square Feet
  • Community Features: Public Transportation, Shopping, Park, Walk/Jog Trails, Golf Course, Medical Facility, Bike Path, Conservation Area, Highway Access, House of Worship, Private School, Public School, T-Station, University
  • Living Area: 5709.0
  • SqFt with Basement: No
  • Property Attached: No
  • Single Family Type: Detached
  • Waterfront: No
  • Year Built Details: Approximate,Renovated Since
  • Year Built Source: Public Records
Features
    Interior Features
  • Appliances: Tank Water Heater, Water Heater(Separate Booster), Utility Connections for Gas Range
  • Basement Features: Full, Walk Out, Interior Access, Concrete Floor
  • Num of Baths: 7.0
  • Num of Full Baths: 5
  • Num of Half Baths: 2
  • Bathrooms Total Decimal: 6.00
  • Bathrooms Total Integer: 7
  • FireplaceFeatures: Dining Room, Living Room, Master Bedroom, Bedroom
  • FireplaceYN: Yes
  • Fireplaces: 6
  • Flooring: Tile, Carpet, Hardwood
  • Interior Features: Bathroom - Full, Bathroom, Library, Home Office, Bedroom
  • Laundry Features: In Basement
  • Primary Bath: Yes
  • Window Features: Insulated Windows
    Exterior Features
  • Construction: Frame
  • Exterior Features: Porch, Deck, Patio
  • Lot Description: Level, Other
  • Patio And Porch Features: Porch, Deck, Patio
  • Roof Material: Slate, Metal
    Parking Features
  • Attached Garage: No
  • Carport: No
  • Covered Spaces: 3.00
  • Garage: Yes
  • Garage Parking: Detached, Paved Drive, Off-Street, Paved Driveway
  • Open Parking: Yes
  • Parking Features: Detached, Paved Drive, Off-Street, Paved Driveway
  • Parking Features: Off-Street, Paved Driveway
    Utilities
  • Cooling: Central Air, 3 or More
  • Cooling: Yes
  • Electric: Circuit Breakers, 200+ Amp Service
  • Heating: Forced Air, Natural Gas, Hydro Air, Fireplace
  • Heating: Yes
  • Sewer: City/Town Sewer
  • Utility Connections: for Gas Range
  • Water: Public
Room Information
    Primary Bedroom
  • Room Primary Bedroom Features: Bathroom - Full
  • Primary Bedroom Level: Second Floor
    Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom2 Features: Bathroom - Full
  • Bedroom2 Level: Second
    Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom3 Features: Bathroom - Full,Fireplace
  • Bedroom3 Level: Second
    Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom4 Features: Bathroom - Full
  • Bedroom4 Level: Second
    Bedroom 5
  • Bedroom5 Level: Third
    Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom1 Level: Second
    Bathroom 2
  • Bathroom2 Level: Second
    Bathroom 3
  • Bathroom3 Level: Second
    Dining Room
  • Dining Room Level: First
    Kitchen
  • Kitchen Level: First
    Living Room
  • Room Living Room Level: First
    Other Room 1
  • Room Office Level: Second
Property Information
    Property Info
  • Farm Land Area Units: Square Feet
  • Lot Size Units: Acres
  • Road Frontage Type: Public
    Tax Information
  • Listing Terms: Contract
  • Tax ID: 417337
  • Assessments: $8,800,100
  • Book: 20529
  • Lot: 00015
  • Map: 00238
  • Tax Year: 2022
  • Zoning: A1
Building / Association Information
    Living Characteristics
  • Beds Total: 7
    Other Building Characteristics
  • Foundation: Stone
  • Cooling Zones: 5
  • Heat Zones: 7
Market and Agent Information
    Sale Info
  • Buyer Broker Comp: 2.5
  • Other Agent Compensation: 2.5

Property History for 165 Brattle Street

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
DateEvent & SourcePrice

For completeness, Compass often displays two records for one sale: the MLS record and the public record.

Public Records for 165 Brattle Street

Taxable ValueLand$5,184,400Additions$3,615,700Total$8,800,100
Tax Record2022$52,097 ($4,341 / month)
Home Facts
Beds9Baths6Total Finished SqFt6,215 SqFtAbove Grade Finished SqFt5,094 SqFtFinished Basement SqFt1,121 SqFtUnfinished Basement SqFt965 SqFtStories3Lot Size27,690 SqFtStyleSingle Family ResidenceYear Built1873ZoningA-1CountyMIDDLESEXAPNCAMB M:00238 L:00015Fireplace TypeHas Fireplace

Schools near 165 Brattle Street

This home is within Cambridge School District.
RatingSchoolTypeGradesDistance
Public - PK to 5
Public - 6 to 8
Public - 9 to 12
Public - PK to 5
RatingSchoolDistance
John M. Tobin Montessori School
PublicPK to 5

Vassal Lane Upper School
Public6 to 8

Cambridge Rindge and Latin School
Public9 to 12

Graham and Parks School
PublicPK to 5

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165 Brattle Street is a single family home for sale in Cambridge, MA 02138. This property was listed for sale on September 15, 2021 by Compass at $12,000,000. It has been on the market for a total of 382 days and was last sold on December 19, 2012. This listing's school district is Cambridge School District. Nearby schools include John M. Tobin Montessori School, Vassal Lane Upper School and Cambridge Rindge and Latin School. 165 Brattle Street is a 7-bed, 6-bath, 5,709 sqft single family home built in 1873.

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