39 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108

Nathan Appleton House

Jonathan represented the purchasers of 39 Beacon Street, one of Boston’s most historic and prestigious homes. Designed by Alexander Parris and constructed in 1819 for prominent Bostonian Nathan Appleton, this 15,672sf Beacon Hill, Federal-style, masterpiece was built on land once part of the John Singleton Copley Estate. Attention to details of decoration and craftsmanship abound and notable features include a grand entrance, sweeping bullfinch staircase and dramatic reception rooms with soaring ceilings and exquisite plaster moldings. Striking panoramic views of Boston Common and the city skyline, from the Financial District to the Back Bay, are a feature of all principal reception rooms and the master suite. There is an elevator, private walled garden, roof terrace and 3 parking spaces in a private courtyard. The property consists of a main residence (8,954sf living space with 6 bedrooms), a guest apartment (2,087sf living space with 2 bedrooms) and a guest carriage house (1,990sf living space with 2 bedrooms).

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Approx SQ.FT

14,460 Sq.Ft.

Approx LOT size

5,662 Sq.Ft.

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