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143 Foster St
Boston, MA 02135

  • 3 beds
  • 1.5 baths
  • 1,736 sqft
  • 3,909 sqft lot
  • $546 per sqft
  • 1925 build
  • on site

Rare opportunity! This exquisite, Colonial single-family home in Brighton sits on a spacious, south-east facing corner lot. The home pairs classic charm with modern convenience. The first floor features a spacious foyer that leads into an inviting living room, large sunroom, formal dining room, and updated kitchen with eat-in nook and full pantry. The second floor has a large primary bedroom with two full closets and a deck. There are two additional bedrooms with a shared full bathroom. The lower level has full, side-by-side laundry with a washing sink and also features a half-bath. The basement walks out to two off-street parking spaces and one garage space. Outside is a large, fenced-in yard with lawn and patio pavers. Not to mention, there's central AC throughout and a filtered water system. This residence offers easy access to Rogers Park and Chestnut Hill Reservoir, the Green Line, Boston College, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, and all Brighton has to offer!

Listing courtesy of MLSPIN / The Bushari Team Compass / Compass

Last checked: Checking… • Last updated Jul 22, 2021 •

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Amenities & Taxes

The Building

Year Built:
1925
Year Built Source:
Public Record
Year Built Description:
Approximate
Style:
Colonial
Roof:
Asphalt/Fiberglass Shingles, Rubber
Exterior:
Vinyl
Exterior Features:
Deck - Wood, Patio, Fenced Yard, Garden Area
Yes
Basement:
Basement Feature:
Full, Walk Out, Interior Access, Concrete Floor
Foundation:
Poured Concrete
Square Feet:
1736
Square Feet Source:
Public Record

Interior

Interior Features:
Security System, French Doors
Kitchen:
Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile, Dining Area, Pantry, Countertops - Stone/Granite/Solid, Main Level, Exterior Access, Stainless Steel Appliances
Number of Rooms:
7
Living Room:
Fireplace, Flooring - Hardwood, French Doors, Main Level, Recessed Lighting
Living Room Level:
First Floor
Kitchen Level:
First Floor
Dining Room:
Closet/Cabinets - Custom Built, Flooring - Hardwood, Main Level, Recessed Lighting, Wainscoting
Dining Room Level:
First Floor
Other Room:
Sun Room
Other Room Level:
First Floor
Other:
Ceiling Fan(s), Flooring - Hardwood, French Doors
Fireplaces:
1
Laundry:
Flooring - Concrete, Laundry Sink
Laundry Level:
Basement
Flooring:
Tile, Hardwood
Lead Paint:
Present

Financial & Terms

Price Per SqFt:
$546.66
Price Per SqFt:
$546.66
Assessed Value:
$689,300
Status:
New

Location

Directions:
Corner of Foster Street and Glenmont Road
Longitude:
-71.158382
Latitude:
42.346197

The Property

Property Type:
Single Family
Area:
Brighton
Single Family:
Detached
Lot Description:
Corner, Paved Drive, Fenced/Enclosed
Approximate Acres:
0.09
Approximate Lot Size:
3,909 Sqft
Beachfront Flag:
No
Zoning:
Res
Road Type:
Public, Paved

Listing Agent

Contact info:

Taxes

Tax ID:
1219801
Tax Year:
2021
Taxes:
$4,201.82

Beds

Total Bedrooms:
3
Bedroom 2 Level:
Second Floor
Master Level:
Second Floor
Bedroom 2:
Ceiling Fan(s), Closet, Flooring - Hardwood
Bedroom 3:
Closet, Flooring - Hardwood
Bedroom 3 Level:
Second Floor

Baths

Full Baths:
1
Half Baths:
1
Master Bath:
Closet - Walk-in, Closet, Flooring - Hardwood, Deck - Exterior
Main Bathroom:
Full, Tiled With Tub & Shower, Closet - Linen, Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile
Second Bathroom:
Half
Bathroom 1 Level:
Second Floor
Bathroom 2 Level:
Basement

The Listing

Short Sale Approved:
No
Buyer's Brokerage Compensation:
2%%

Heating & Cooling

Heating:
Hot Water Radiators
Cooling:
Central Air

Utilities

Water:
City/Town Water
Sewer:
City/Town Sewer

Appliances

Appliances:
Range, Dishwasher, Disposal, Microwave, Refrigerator, Freezer, Washer, Dryer, Water Treatment

The Community

Amenities:
Public Transportation, Shopping, Park, Walk/Jog Trails, Bike Path, Conservation Area, Highway Access, House of Worship, Private School, Public School, T-Station, University
HOA:
No

Parking

Garage/Parking:
Attached, Storage
Garage Spaces:
1
Parking Feature:
Off-Street, Paved Driveway
Parking Spaces:
2

Schools

Rating Details

F. Lyman Winship Elementary School

  • Public
  • K-5
  • 0.2 mi

Mary Lyon K 8 School

  • Public
  • K-8
  • 0.4 mi

Conservatory Lab Charter Primary School

  • Public
  • K-5
  • 0.4 mi

Lyon K 8 School Grades 7 8

  • Public
  • 6-8
  • 0.4 mi

Brighton High School

  • Public
  • 9-12
  • 0.7 mi

GreatSchools scores are based on a scale from 1 to 10, where 10 is above average.

The school service areas are not definitive and should only be used as guidance. GreatSchools Ratings provided by www.greatschools.org

Monthly cost estimate

143 Foster St

Asking price

$949,000

Mortgage

$3,304

Taxes $350
Insurance $260
Utilities $295 See report
Total $4,209/mo.*
*This is an estimate

Flood Risk

This property has minimal flood risk

This property has a . Although flood risks across the country are changing because of the environment, this property is unlikely to flood over the next 30 years.

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Sale history

Date Event Source Price % Change
7/22/21
Listed / Active MLSPIN $949,000 69.5% (9.4% / YR)
2/27/14
Sold MLSPIN $560,000 -2.6%
1/24/14
Sold Subject To Contingencies MLSPIN $574,900

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