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Ellen and Janis Team

23 Lila Rd

$699,000 23 Lila Rd, Boston, MA 02130
Historically significant, this endearing Moss Hill colonial sits on an oversized lot & entices w/a white picket fence & arboretum-like yard. Built in 1937 by Boston architect Fred MacDonald, this much-loved home has many notable features. Large mullioned windows let in lots of light & in winter, there’s a view of stunning sunrises over rooftops. Centerpieces of LR are a wood-burning fireplace & interesting recesses in the woodwork. The wainscoted DR has 2 built-in china cabinets & can easily host sizable dinner parties. Upstairs are 3 BR’s w/dormer windows & a full BA. Lower level offers a large rm w/ full-height windows, its own entrance-ready to finish plus laundry & storage. The deck creates a lovely outdoor retreat. There’s also an attached garage w/double barn-style doors for pkg. Mins to JP’s shops, restaurants, Pond, Arboretum, & proximity to Longwood Med and downtown Boston. This home awaits your personal touch, & w/a lot size of 8500+ sq ft imagine the expansion potential!
  • Sold
  • 3
  • 1
  • 1938
    Year Built
  • 1,305 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Sold
  • Living Space: 1,305 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Size: 0.2 Acres
  • MLS® ID: 72471274
  • Type: Residential
  • Year Built: 1938
  • Architecture Styles: Colonial


  • Total Bedrooms: 3
  • Total Bathrooms: 1
  • Full Bathrooms: 1
  • Laundry Room: In Basement
  • Flooring: Wood, Tile, Flooring - Hardwood
  • Fireplace: Living Room
  • Appliances: Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Gas Water Heater, Tank Water Heater
  • Other Interior Features: Bonus Room, Foyer

Exterior & Building

  • Garage Space: 1
  • Water Source: Public
  • Roof: Shingle
  • Lot Features: Wooded
  • Parking: Attached, Paved Drive, Off Street
  • Heat Type: Steam, Natural Gas, Fireplace(s)
  • Air Conditioning: None
  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • Substructure: Frame
  • Other Exterior Features: Garden


  • Sales Price: $699,000
  • Real Estate Tax: $3,939
  • Zoning: RES

23 Lila Rd

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