Beacon Hill

About Beacon Hill


Beacon Hill, named for the beacon on the hill that used to warn setters about foreign invasions, is one of the oldest and most luxurious communities in Boston. Reflective of colonial Boston, this one-square mile community is home to beautiful brick row houses that offer visually stimulating architectural details, including beautiful doors, decorative ironwork, traditional brick sidewalks, narrow streets and quaint gas lamps.

Real Estate Statistics
Total Listings 102
Average Price $2,964,370
Highest Price $22,500,000
Lowest Price $419,000

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100 Properties Found. Page 1 of 9.
Photo of Listing #72561451

8 Mt Vernon Pl, Boston

$22,500,000 - 5 Beds, 9 Baths, 9,768 Sf

MLS® # 72561451

Maggie Gold Seelig MGS Group Real Estate LTD
Photo of Listing #72618760

17 Louisburg Square, Boston

$18,500,000 - 5 Beds, 5 Baths, 7,610 Sf

MLS® # 72618760

Tracy Campion Campion & Company Fine Homes Real Estate
Photo of Listing #72573341

14 Walnut Street, Boston

$15,000,000 - 6 Beds, 9 Baths, 7,122 Sf

MLS® # 72573341

Rebecca Davis Tulman Coldwell Banker Realty - Beacon Hill
Photo of Listing #72712311

45 Temple Street #ph1, Boston

$10,400,000 - 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,469 Sf

MLS® # 72712311

Kevin Caulfield Compass
Photo of Listing #72711527

21 Beaver Place #ph, Boston

$9,150,000 - 5 Beds, 5 Baths, 5,000 Sf

MLS® # 72711527

Tracy Campion Campion & Company Fine Homes Real Estate
Photo of Listing #72707850

83 Mount Vernon St, Boston

$8,750,000 - 8,919 Sf

MLS® # 72707850

Glenn Forger Olde Forge Realty
Photo of Listing #72727313

20 Chestnut Street #1, Boston

$7,700,000 - 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,640 Sf

MLS® # 72727313

Samantha Stumpo New Brook Realty Group, LLC
Photo of Listing #72647898

41 Mount Vernon Street #1b, Boston

$7,499,000 - 3 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,392 Sf

MLS® # 72647898

Maria Ryan Jacob Realty, LLC
Photo of Listing #72676270

21 Brimmer Street, Boston

$6,950,000 - 4 Beds, 5 Baths, 5,111 Sf

MLS® # 72676270

Michael Tammaro Related Beal Sales, LLC
Photo of Listing #72669850

10 Walnut Street #3, Boston

$6,500,000 - 3 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,157 Sf

MLS® # 72669850

Glenn Forger Olde Forge Realty
Photo of Listing #72472284

5 Joy Street #ph, Boston

$6,499,000 - 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,828 Sf

MLS® # 72472284

Mark Doherty Campion & Company Fine Homes Real Estate
Photo of Listing #72562760

86 Chestnut St, Boston

$6,450,000 - 4 Beds, 5 Baths, 3,607 Sf

MLS® # 72562760

Michael Harper MGS Group Real Estate LTD

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The Exclusive Beacon Hill Real Estate Market

Positioned just north of Boston Common and Boston Public Garden, Beacon Hill is equally the most iconic, historic neighborhood in Boston and the most exclusive and pricey. The community features a number of the most expensive properties found anywhere in the city.

To say the market is competitive is a sizable understatement. The truth is that the majority of properties that become available in Beacon Hill sell quickly and with few restrictions. If you are interested in making a home in Beacon Hill, you should be prepared to make a quick offer!

The architectural style of Beacon Hill real estate is epitomized by red-brick facades and federal-style row houses. Many examples still remain of the colonial era but the majority of residential construction began at the turn of the century.

Historically, the Beacon Hill community had the distinction of being home to both the city’s most affluent residents as well as its poorest. The area is divided in 3 broad sections: South Slope, North Slope and Flat of the Hill; the last of which was created when several of the area’s hills were flattened to fill a section of the Charles River for development.

South Slope and Flat of Hill were the sites of some of the city’s first (and grandest) mansions and rowhouses. North Slope was initially the home of many immigrant families.

Beacon Hill Community Highlights

Few neighborhoods in all of Boston, or all of the US for that matter, are as instantly recognizable as Beacon Hill. Without a doubt the most recognizable street is Acorn Street, with the distinction of being the most photographed in the United States.

You’d recognize it if you saw it. The street is narrow with sidewalks made of cobblestone and delightful gas-lit lanterns. A popular tourist attraction and weekend hangout for local residents across the city, a trip to this area of Beacon Hill is like taking a trip back in time.

Aside from its historic appeal, Beacon Hill is also prized for a close proximity to both downtown Boston and several of the city’s more prominent universities. The neighborhood is also delightfully bookended by the Charles River to the northwest and Boston Commons and Boston Public Gardens to the south.

Of course most famously, Beacon Hill is centered around the Massachusetts State House. This neighborhood is without a doubt among the most walkable areas of Boston.

With so much variety to offer, it’s easy to see why many homebuyers choose to make this historic and iconic Boston neighborhood their home. To start your real estate search in Beacon Hill contact Terrier Real Estate today! Their Boston REALTORS® are here to help.

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