4 Beds 2 Baths
46 Chestnut Ave
Boston, MA 02130

Property Description

Gardeners, artists, and nature lovers rejoice! Rare opportunity to own a lovely, updated single family home abutting Trustees of Reservations Southwest Corridor Community Farm. Enjoy open vistas to green space and wonderful light throughout 3 levels. Charming front porch and side yard with mature fruit trees, plantings & vegetable garden. Bike path to downtown, mins to T station or downtown. First floor features working fireplace in living room, home office, formal dining, eat-in kitchen, gracious entry foyer and open staircase. 3 good bedrooms plus open sitting / family room with wood stove on 2nd level. 3rd level offers bright artist studio, home office, 4th bedroom, or bonus room with skylights, central air + storage. Two tastefully updated baths. Clean modern feel with charming details and some original features. 3 zone central air + gas heat, driveway parking. Shown by appt or Open Houses Sat & Sun 1-2.

Property Details

Kitchen, Dining, and Appliances

  • Kitchen Level: First Floor
  • Exterior Access, Flooring - Wood, Remodeled
  • Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Microwave, Range, Refrigerator, Washer
  • Dining Room Level:First Floor
  • Dining Room Features: Flooring - Wood


  • Full Baths: 2
  • Bathroom 1 Level: First Floor
  • Bathroom 2 Level: Second Floor
  • Bathroom 2 Features: Bathroom - 3/4


  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Master Bedroom Level: Second Floor
  • Master Bedroom Features: Ceiling Fan(s), Flooring - Wood
  • Bedroom 2 Level: Second Floor
  • Master Bedroom Features: Ceiling Fan(s), Closet, Flooring - Wood
  • Bedroom 3 Level: Second Floor
  • Master Bedroom Features: Ceiling Fan(s), Flooring - Wood

Other Rooms

  • Total Rooms: 9
  • Living Room Level: First Floor
  • Living Room Features: Fireplace, Flooring - Hardwood
  • Family Room Level: Second Floor
  • Family Room Features: Ceiling Fan(s), Flooring - Wood, Open Floor Plan, Wood / Coal / Pellet Stove
  • Laundry Room Level: Basement
  • Laundry Room Features: Full, Unfinished Basement, Walk Out
  • Features: Ceiling Fan(s)
  • Study Level: First Floor
  • Features: Flooring - Hardwood, Open Floor Plan
  • Entry Hall Level: First Floor


  • Heating: Forced Air, Gas, Hot Air Gravity, Oil, Unit Control
  • Heat Zones: 3
  • Hot Water: Natural Gas, Tank
  • Cooling: Central Air
  • Cooling Zones: 3
  • Electric Info: 100 Amps, Other (See Remarks)
  • Energy Features: Insulated Windows
  • Utility Connections: for Gas Range
  • Water: City/Town Water, Private
  • Sewer: City/Town Sewer, Private

Garage & Parking

  • Parking Features: 1-10 Spaces, Off-Street, On Site, Permeable Pavement
  • Parking Spaces: 1

Interior Features

  • Square Feet: 2386
  • Fireplaces: 2


  • Year Built: 1885
  • Type: Detached
  • Style: Colonial, Detached,
  • Construction Type: Aluminum, Frame
  • Foundation Info: Other (See Remarks)
  • Roof Material: Aluminum, Asphalt/Fiberglass Shingles
  • Insulation Info: Partial
  • Flooring Type: Hardwood, Wood
  • Lead Paint: Unknown

Exterior & Lot

  • Lot Size: 0.11 Acres: 4800.00
  • Lot Description: Corner, Wooded
  • Exterior Siding Type: Shingles, Wood
  • Exterior Features: Fenced Yard, Fruit Trees, Garden Area, Porch
  • House Facing Direction: Southwest

Other Information

  • MLS ID# 72727682
  • Last Updated: 09/24/20

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