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Offered for the 1st time in 33 years,welcome to 2 Brigham Street: a Victorian home with luxuriant gardens on an expansive .36 acre corner lot minutes from Harvard Square & Boston. In 1893 renowned architect Charles Brigham designed this home in a quiet garden community--a tradition that carries on today. The main living areas maximize the glorious light of southern exposures & breathtaking garden views. The grounds expertly cultivated by a 25-year editor of Horticulture Magazine to create private,dynamic landscapes through all seasons. A covered porch & stone terrace provide 755SF of outdoor living area. Cozy,refinished LL family room w/B-DRY system. The sunny,spacious kitchen features a Viking range & SubZero refrigerator. 5 beautiful bedrooms with large windows and hardwood floors including 2 options for primary suites w/ full baths. A treasured neighborhood located near BBN,Shady Hill,Harvard,Arsenal Yards innovation hub,in the cultural & intellectual vibrancy of Watertown.

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Basic Information

  • Bedrooms5
  • Mls StatusActive
  • Bathroom4
  • Lot Features Corner Lot, Level
  • Parcel Number M:1106 B:0010D L:0000,853436

Basic Information

  • List Price$2,400,000
  • MLS Number73000620
  • Modification Date06/24/2022
  • Property SubTypeSingle Family Residence


  • BasementFull, Partially Finished, Interior Entry, Bulkhead, Sump Pump
  • Building Area Units Square Feet
  • Construction Materials Frame
  • FireplaceYes
  • Fireplace Features Dining Room, Living Room, Master Bedroom
  • Fireplaces Total 2
  • FoundationConcrete Perimeter, Stone
  • Garage Spaces1
  • Patio And Porch Features Porch, Patio
  • Property StyleVictorian
  • Rooms12
  • Utilities For Gas Range, For Gas Oven, For Electric Dryer, Washer Hookup
  • Year Built1893
  • Year Built Details Renovated Since, Unknown/Mixed
  • Year Built Source Public Records


  • Date Listed06/20/2022
  • Farm Land Area Units Square Feet

Tax Information

  • Tax Assessed Value $1,263,300
  • Tax Year 2022
  • Taxes$16,739


  • Parking Spaces2
  • Covered Spaces 1
  • Garage YN Yes
  • Open Parking YN Yes
  • Parking Features Detached, Paved Drive, Off Street


  • SubdivisionBrigham
  • Address2 Brigham Street
  • Building Number2
  • CountyMiddlesex
  • StateMA
  • StreetBrigham Street
  • TownWatertown
  • Zip02472


  • Acreage0.36


  • Exterior Features
    • Fruit Trees
    • Garden
    • Professional Landscaping
    • Rain Gutters
    • Sprinkler System
    • Storage
  • Fencing Fenced/Enclosed, Fenced
  • RoofSlate

Property Information

  • Square Feet3,804
  • Building Area Source Measured
  • Living Area 3,804
  • Lot Size Square Feet 15,516
  • Lot Size Units Acres
  • Road Responsibility Public Maintained Road

School Information

  • High SchoolWatertown Hs
  • Elementary SchoolHosmer
  • Junior HighWatertown Ms


  • Bathroom 1 Second
  • Bathroom 2 Second
  • Bathroom 3 Third
  • Bathrooms Total Decimal 3.5
  • Bedroom 2 Third
  • Bedroom 3 Second
  • Bedroom 4 Second
  • Bedroom 5 Second
  • Dining Room Main
  • Family Room Basement
  • Full Bath3
  • Half Baths1
  • Kitchen Main
  • Living Room Main
  • Master Bedroom Second


  • Flooring Tile, Carpet, Concrete, Hardwood, Parquet


  • Cooling Ductless
  • Cooling YN Yes
  • Heat SystemYes
  • Heating Baseboard, Hot Water, Natural Gas, Ductless
  • Sewer Public Sewer
  • Water Source Public


  • Amenities
    • Bike Path
    • Conservation Area
    • Golf
    • Highway Access
    • House of Worship
    • Marina
    • Medical Facility
    • Park
    • Pool
    • Private School
    • Public School
    • Public Transportation
    • Shopping
    • Tennis Court(s)
    • Walk/Jog Trails
  • Appliances IncludedRange, Dishwasher, Disposal, Microwave, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Gas Water Heater, Utility Connections for Gas Range, Utility Connections for Gas Oven, Utility Connections for Electric Dryer
  • Security Features Security System

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Listed by Sarah Reddick Shimoff of Compass

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