Beacon Hill Homes for SaleBeacon Hill Homes for Sale and Real Estate in Boston, MA

Beacon Hill is a historic neighborhood of Boston. It is a neighborhood of Federal-style rowhouses and is known for its narrow, gaslit streets and brick sidewalks. Today, Beacon Hill is regarded as one of the most desirable and expensive neighborhoods in Boston.

Like many similarly named areas, the Beacon Hill is named for the location of a former beacon atop the highest point in central Boston. The beacon was originally used to warn the residents of an invasion, but is now used to refer to politics and wealth. Because the Massachusetts State House is in a prominent location at the top of the hill, the term "Beacon Hill" is also often used as a metonym in the local news media to refer to the state government or the legislature.

Beacon Hill is bounded by Storrow Drive, and Cambridge, Bowdoin, Park and Beacon Streets. It is about one mile square and situated along the riverfront of the Charles River Esplanade to the west, just north of Boston Common and the Boston Public Garden.

Beacon Hill is predominantly residential, known for old colonial brick row houses with "beautiful doors, decorative iron work, brick sidewalks, narrow streets, and gas lamps". Restaurants and antique shops are located on Charles Street.

Due to the proximity of Suffolk University and its Law School as well as the Massachusetts State House, students and young professionals tend to rent apartments in the area. While inhabitants of the north slope include Suffolk University students and professionals, wealthy Boston families continue to live at the Flat of the Hill and south slope.

There are three main MBTA train stops within the Beacon Hill, most notably Park Street which accesses most of the other lines. Beacon Hill is also within walking distance of the financial district and other areas of Boston.

Beacon Hill Homes for Sale January 28, 2022
45
Listed
86
Avg. DOM
$1,253.13
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$3,500,000
Med. List Price
45 Properties
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$1,025,000
Condo: 121 Charles Street Trust
1
Beds
1
Baths
850
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
3
Days on Site
72936973
MLS
OPEN HOUSES CANCELLED - ACCEPTED OFFER This lovely home is a must see! Every detail has been considered in a recent renovation of this condo that includes all new windows, insulation, custom...
Open 1/30
6 Maynard St Boston, MA 02131
6
Beds
2F21/2
Baths
2,392
Sq.Ft.
1966
Year Built
6
Days on Site
72936264
MLS
Great opportunity for Owner Occupied or Investor to own a Duplex Investment Property in the heart of Roslindale. Rent the other side of this duplex for Additional Income - Conveniently located...
Open 1/30
145 Pinckney Street #520 Boston, MA 02114
1
Baths
560
Sq.Ft.
1952
Year Built
8
Days on Site
72936024
MLS
River House. Flat of the Hill location. East facing large studio on 5th floor of well-maintained 24/7 doorman building. Renovated in the early 1980'a as a model unit for the building's conversion,...
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,752
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
11
Days on Site
72934754
MLS
Presenting Beacon Hill s newest boutique collection of luxury residences less than one block from the Boston Common. Each residence at 3 Joy has been meticulously designed to offer a classic yet...
$679,000
Condo: The Lincolnshire
1
Beds
1
Baths
519
Sq.Ft.
1900
Year Built
11
Days on Site
72934800
MLS
Offering a fabulous 1br at the Lincolnshire on a high floor and east facing. Featuring 8 windows and affording wonderful views and very sunny throughout. Nicely sized living room with adjacent...
1
Beds
1
Baths
400
Sq.Ft.
1899
Year Built
12
Days on Site
72934390
MLS
Renovated "back to the bricks" in early 2021, this unit is ready for its next owner to move right in. Noteworthy features of this one bedroom condominium include: top of the line double-paned Harvey...
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,174
Sq.Ft.
1890
Year Built
12
Days on Site
72934575
MLS
Prime Flat of the Hill location - set in a stately brick building, this 2 Bedroom 1.5 Bathroom duplex is a true gem. The first floor features a beautiful open-concept living/dining area, original...
$3,590,000
Condo: Chestnut Place Condominium
2
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,077
Sq.Ft.
1930
Year Built
17
Days on Site
72933248
MLS
Reminiscent of a classic Venetian palazzo, 142 Chestnut is the former Mansion of famed Boston architect Henry Forbes Bigelow and is located on one of the most desirable streets on the Flat of Beacon...
$1,450,000
Condo: The Archer Residences
1
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,215
Sq.Ft.
2019
Year Built
18
Days on Site
72932931
MLS
Residence 207 is a 1,215 sf, 1 bed, 1.5 bath unit with 13-foot ceiling heights, wet bar, 5" rift oak flooring, crown molding and oversized windows. Contemporary kitchen features custom walnut and...
5
Beds
5F21/2
Baths
4,439
Sq.Ft.
1809
Year Built
19
Days on Site
72810747
MLS
Single family living in a premier location on the south slope of Beacon Hill, just above Louisburg Square. The classic, graceful entrance leads to ample entertaining space and stunning 10 foot...
Contingent
21 Beacon #Unit 6S Boston, MA 02108
1
Beds
1
Baths
508
Sq.Ft.
1899
Year Built
24
Days on Site
72931271
MLS
Interested in living at the very top of Beacon Hill next to the State House!? 21 Beacon St was originally built as the coveted and historic Hotel Bellevue(once home to JFK) and is in an extremely...
3
Beds
2F31/2
Baths
3,177
Sq.Ft.
0
Year Built
25
Days on Site
72848391
MLS
On the Flat of historic Beacon Hill, this fine Federal-style townhouse designed by Richard Arnold Fisher reflects perfect harmony along a row of homes by the noted architect on peaceful Brimmer...

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