c. 1880 Italianate – Boston, MA – $699,900

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Added to OHD on 2/10/19   -   Last OHD Update: 2/12/19   -   12 Comments
114 Gordon Ave, Boston, MA 02136

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Who said there is NO SECOND CHANCE! This magnificent Italianate Style House set high on a hill at the end of a private drive is ready for you to see! Set on 2.5 acres of conservation land, for your passive pleasure and no tax liability!** This grand home oozes charm and character from every angle. The intricate detailed woodwork, both inside and out, the 10' ceilings, box bay windows,grand moldings, beautiful hardwood floors and impressive foyer with stained glass windows create such a feel of luxury. Multiple fireplaces on the first level invite fireside chats and family fun. A flexible floor plan allows you to accommodate your lifestyle, formal living/dining rooms, library or maybe den...whatever you like. A real home style kitchen for holiday cooking. 10 rooms of historic charm. Unfinished attic space can be anything you want... High ceilings, and a view that is incomparable! New Updated Electric! Walk to commuter, the "T" visit the blue hills or fish at Turtle Pond.
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Pat Tierney, Tierney Realty Group
(617) 361-6400
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12 Comments on c. 1880 Italianate – Boston, MA – $699,900

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  1. Wade says: 5 comments

    There are a lot of areas considered “Boston.” This home is in Hyde Park.

  2. JimHJimH says: 3899 comments
    OHD Supporter

    This house was built before 1872 for Gordon H. Nott, an MIT graduate and civil engineer, who was involved in the development of Hyde Park from the 1850’s – the street is named for him.

    I’m sure the neighborhood has its issues but this great old home in excellent condition on 2+ acres within the Boston city limits seems unbelievable at this price.

  3. RosewaterRosewater says: 4221 comments
    OHD Supporter

    1875 Italianate cottage
    Noblesville, IN

    Great kitchen space! Very little to undo to have something really special. No need to clog up that sunny, wide open space with a bunch of hoo hah. Think 30’s / 40’s. Think minimal. Looks like there is plenty space available to add another pantry if you need it.

  4. AlanAlan says: 40 comments
    1948 Cape Cod/Bungalow?
    Davisville, WV

    Anyone notice that it is advertised as having “5 bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms” yet the floor plans clearly show 7 bedrooms? The one in the attic was probably a “servants” room. There are 5 bedrooms on the second floor and 1 bedroom on the first floor. Of course, the one on the first floor was more than likely the dining room and I’m sure there was a butler’s pantry between the kitchen and dining room. The refrigerator has been “built-in” to an old doorway. I feel the original layout of the first floor had two front parlors, a dining room, a library/music room, and the kitchen with butler’s pantry. The wall between the “living room” and the library/music room was moved at some point to enlarge the front parlor and create the 15′ by 4′ storage room. It would be fun to see the original floor plans and return this home to the configuration it once had.

    • Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 9652 comments

      1901 Folk Victorian
      Chestatee, GA

      The 5 bedrooms are what’s on the tax records, it’s where I got the information from the listing details.

    • gordonr says: 73 comments

      it is a long walk from the kitchen to the dining room via the central hallway. only one bathroom for 5/7 bedrooms is strange.

      • MJGMJG says: 180 comments
        1887 Queen Anne

        That doesn’t work for me either. Someone made the dining room a bedroom at some point is my guess and closed up the door into the dining room. Almost ALWAYS in floor plans of this period you see the dining room right next to the kitchen. I have never seen a dining room that far from the kitchen in the old floor plans for this period.

  5. MJGMJG says: 180 comments
    1887 Queen Anne

    I want to rummage through that attic! Lots of old history up there!!!

  6. Ed FerrisEd Ferris says: 301 comments

    That front door doesn’t look right. Neither do the sidelights.

  7. KRISTIN MARROTT says: 27 comments

    I would turn the attic into a master bedroom, Love the space. Wonder if it would hurt to add a bathroom up there, I think your right about the first floor bedroom, I don’t think it fits on the main floor at all, Let’s change it back to the original..

  8. jeklstudiojeklstudio says: 887 comments
    OHD Supporter

    1947 Ranch

    What a cracking attic! I’d have so much fun making a studio there. Spread out!

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