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Introducing the John Hawes Mansion. This is the opportunity to own a rarely available real estate jewel in South Boston. This historically significant home underwent a meticulous custom-built restoration in 2007 and just recently (2020) underwent further upgrades, bringing the home up to the highest quality living standards. This generational opportunity consists of a 5 bedroom 5.5 bathroom main home boasting 5,888 sq. ft. of spacious interior living over 4 floors, an attached three car garage, multiple outdoor retreats, and a separate 900 SF 1 bed 1.5 bath carriage house apartment with private entrance, perfect for an au-pair, in-law, or rental opportunity. Located on one of the most coveted streets in South Boston, this meticulously maintained move-in ready home features original beam detail, spacious home office, multiple entertainment and play spaces, abundant storage, ample parking, and easy access to all that the neighborhood has to offer.

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Basic Information

  • Bedrooms6
  • Mls StatusPrice Changed
  • Bathroom8
  • Lot Features Corner Lot
  • Parcel Number 1411837


  • NeighborhoodSouth Boston
  • Address568 E. 5th Street
  • Building Number568
  • CountySuffolk
  • StateMA
  • StreetE. 5th Street
  • TownBoston
  • Zip02127

Property Information

  • Square Feet6,788
  • Building Area Source Public Records
  • Living Area 6,788
  • Lot Size Square Feet 3,413
  • Lot Size Units Acres

Water Body

  • Miles to Beach0.1
  • Waterfront Features Beach Front,0 to 1/10 Mile To Beach, Beach Ownership(Public)

Tax Information

  • Tax Assessed Value $2,528,900
  • Tax Year 2021
  • Taxes$23,579


  • Bathrooms Total Decimal 7
  • Full Bath6
  • Half Baths2


  • Attached Garage YN Yes
  • Building Area Units Square Feet
  • Construction Materials Brick
  • FireplaceYes
  • Fireplaces Total 8
  • FoundationGranite
  • Garage Spaces3
  • Property StyleGreek Revival
  • Rooms18
  • Year Built2007
  • Year Built Details Actual
  • Year Built Source Public Records


  • Parking Spaces2
  • Covered Spaces 3
  • Garage YN Yes
  • Parking Features Attached, Off Street

Basic Information

  • List Price$3,695,000
  • MLS Number72989837
  • Modification Date06/23/2022
  • Property SubTypeSingle Family Residence


  • Acreage0.08


  • RoofShingle


  • Cooling Central Air
  • Cooling YN Yes
  • Heat SystemYes
  • Heating Forced Air
  • Sewer Public Sewer
  • Water Source Public


  • Appliances IncludedGas Water Heater


  • Date Listed06/01/2022
  • Farm Land Area Units Square Feet
  • View Count12

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Listed by Todd Anzlovar of Coldwell Banker Realty - Back Bay

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