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18 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02116
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11 Unit
11 Beds
11 Baths
7950 SQFT
0.05 Acre

Property Description

Generational opportunity on the first block of Commonwealth Avenue in the Back Bay. Built in 1864 as a grand residence, this 8,000+/- sq/ft brownstone presents a rare opportunity to create a custom home in one of the most sought-after locations in Boston. Available for the first time in 50 years, this six-story property with elevator overlooks the Commonwealth Avenue Mall and is steps to Public Garden & Newbury Street. 18 Commonwealth is a design / build opportunity for 5+ bedrooms / 6+ bathroom single family home with potential to add a roof terrace & garage parking. Original details include grand staircase illuminated by sky-light, intricate mill work & moldings, 10-12 foot ceilings, ornate fireplaces & hardwood floors. 4 outdoor parking spaces. Endless possibilities for renovation & restoration of this historic residence on the first block on Commonwealth Avenue.

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Building Information

  • Total Units: 11
  • Total Floors: 6
  • Total Bedrooms: 11
  • Total Full Baths: 11
  • Total Fireplaces: 9
  • Amenities: Bike Path, Conservation Area, Highway Access, House of Worship, Marina, Medical Facility, Park, Private School, Public School, Public Transportation, Shopping, Swimming Pool, Tennis Court, T-Station, University, Walk/Jog Trails
  • Basement Features: Finished, Full, Other (See Remarks), Partially Finished, Walk Out


  • APOD Available: Yes
  • Expenses Source: Owner Provided
  • Gross Operating Income: 50400
  • Net Operating Income: 50400


  • Water: City/Town Water, Private
  • Sewer: City/Town Sewer, Private

Unit 1 Description

  • Under Lease: Yes
  • Floors: 1
  • Levels: 1

Unit 2 Description

  • Under Lease: Yes
  • Floors: 2
  • Levels: 1


  • Year Built: 1864
  • Type: 5+ Family - 5+ Units Up/Down
  • Construction Type: Aluminum, Brick, Frame
  • Foundation Info: Other (See Remarks)
  • Roof Material: Rubber
  • Flooring Type: Hardwood
  • Lead Paint: Unknown
  • Year Round: Yes
  • Warranty: No

Other Information

  • MLS ID# 73083085
  • Last Updated: 07/01/23

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Date Event Price Price/Sq Ft Source
05/13/2024Under Agreement$8,500,000$1,069MLSPIN
06/29/2023Temporarily Withdrawn$8,500,000$1,069MLSPIN
06/29/2023Temporarily Withdrawn$8,500,000$1,069MLSPIN
01/11/2023Price Change$8,500,000$1,069MLSPIN
11/04/2022Price Change$8,900,000$1,119MLSPIN
07/09/2022Temporarily Withdrawn$9,250,000$1,164MLSPIN
07/09/2022Temporarily Withdrawn$9,250,000$1,164MLSPIN
07/09/2022Temporarily Withdrawn$9,250,000$1,164MLSPIN

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Seller's Representative: Dave Costello & Scott Accorsini Team, Advisors Living - Back Bay
Sub Agent Compensation: n/a
Buyer Agent Compensation: 2.0%
Facilitator Compensation: 0
Compensation Based On: Gross/Full Sale Price
Sub-Agency Relationship Offered: No

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