59 Mount Vernon St, Boston


6 Beds
5 Baths
6,860 Sqft
.08 Acre
1 Garage

A paragon of timeless beauty with a rich heritage, this admired landmark residence built in 1837 presides atop picturesque Mount Vernon Street on the crest of Beacon Hill, benefitting from the southerly sunlight and large, lush garden that graces its grand Greek Revival frontispiece. Designed by architect Edward Shaw for prominent merchant Adam W. Thaxter, Jr., this rare jewel has been carefully restored and enhanced as a comfortably refined home of extraordinary character, notable for its splendid details and graceful ensemble of living/entertaining rooms. Striking Ionic pilasters adorn the bow-front sitting room. Other highlights include 14 fireplaces, double parlors, a dramatic curvilinear staircase, and top-floor octagonal observatory room commanding 360-degree city vistas. Opening to a captivating garden terrace, the dine-in gourmet kitchen is bright and airy below a peaked skylight. Served by an elevator, the home offers a versatile layout with the bedrooms on various levels.

Essential Information
MLS® #72784190
Full Baths4
Half Baths1
Square Footage6,860
Year Built1837
TypeSingle Family
StyleGreek Revival
Community Information
Address59 Mount Vernon St
SubdivisionBeacon Hill
Zip Code02108-1330
ParkingOn Street Permit
# of Garages1
Listing Details
AgentGeorge Ballantyne

Gibson Sotheby's International Realty


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