Built in 1906, this residence offers its new owners the opportunity to design and execute a major renovation and craft a home to their specific lifestyle criteria. The generous 0.48-acre lot, with its stunning variety of plantings and picturesque koi ponds, is surrounded by an English garden wall that ensures an unprecedented level of privacy 2 miles from central Boston. The Cottage Farm location also provides rapid access to Cambridge and the Longwood medical community. In the immediate vicinity, cafés, restaurants and grocery stores animate the neighborhood. Number 16 Prescott Street and its carriage house represent the romantic era of British baronial halls and country estates. With approximately 11,991 gross square feet, this brick and cast-stone hybrid of Jacobethan, Gothic and Tudor architectural styles has sumptuous formal and informal rooms to meet all needs, opulent ornamentation to delight all eyes, and countless leaded windows to shed light on all memorable celebrations.