Majestic 1883 Queen Anne/Stick Style Victorian
sits on the sunny side of prestigious Brattle
Street in the historic district of Old Cambridge,
surrounded by lush period gardens and outdoor
living spaces, creating a private sanctuary amid
the city bustle, within walking distance of Harvard
The opulence of the Gilded Age is evident in this
elegant structure designed and built in 1883 by
renowned architect Henry Van Brunt, as his family
home. Van Brunt was best known as the architect
of Harvard University’s spectacular Memorial Hall
that stands adjacent to Harvard Yard.
A 2006 Preservation Award was presented
for this authentic historical restoration that
encompassess over 8,000 square feet of rich,
luxurious living, with all the style of the late 19th
Century and the modern conveniences that a 21st
Century family desires. Brattle Street, Cambridge is conveniently located across the Charles River from Boston Proper with
access to the city via multiple routes. Cambridge is considered an exceptional walking community with
public transportation available to all areas of the city and surrounding communities. 167 Brattle Street is
within walking distance to Harvard Square and Harvard University; Buckingham, Brown & Nichols (BB&N)
School; Shady Hill School; Mount Auburn Hospital, Charles River Reserve and Mount Auburn Cemetery.
Home to several renowned universities, Cambridge is bursting with exciting social events, cultural venues,
restaurants, museums and historic sites.