Cottage Farm Historic Distirct, Brookline, MA
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Cottage Farm Historic Distirct Neighborhood Guide Brookline, MA

About

The Cottage Farm Historic District is an iconic neighborhood in Brookline, Massachusetts, known for its distinctive collection of beautiful Victorian-era homes. This charming district is nestled amongst leafy streets and is bordered by the Charles River on the north and east, the Massachusetts Turnpike on the south, and St. Paul and Amory Streets on the west. It provides easy access to the bustling Boston University campus and boasts close proximity to downtown Boston.

What You Will Love About Cottage Farm Historic District, Brookline, Massachusetts

  • The Cottage Farm Historic District is a peaceful oasis filled with distinctive architecture, providing a serene contrast to the urban hustle of nearby Boston.
  • The district's location next to the Charles River provides opportunities for leisurely strolls, picnics, and boating activities.
  • The neighborhood's streets have an abundance of mature shade trees, adding to its timeless appeal.

What’s Nearby

The Cottage Farm Historic District is adjacent to Boston University, making it a popular area for faculty and students alike. It's also a short drive from Fenway Park, making it an ideal area for Red Sox fans. For art and history enthusiasts, the nearby Boston Museum of Fine Arts and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum are must-visit attractions.

Lifestyle

The Cottage Farm Historic District offers a suburban feel while still being closely connected to the vibrant city life. Residents enjoy peaceful living amidst historic architecture, with convenient access to all the amenities and attractions of Brookline and neighboring Boston. It's a perfect blend of urban convenience and tranquil, historic charm.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 305 restaurants, 41 grocery stores, and 51 parks within a mile of the Cottage Farm Historic Distirct neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    H Mart

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store, Imported Food Store

    0.2 miles

    1028 Beacon St

  • SHOPPING
    Target

    Retail, Big Box Store

    0.2 miles

    860 Commonwealth Ave

  • GROCERY
    City Convenience

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    702 Commonwealth Ave

  • SHOPPING
    Pfizer

    Retail, Warehouse or Wholesale Store

    0.5 miles

    620 Memorial Dr

  • GROCERY
    Trader Joe's

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    1317 Beacon St

  • GROCERY
    Star Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    33 Kilmarnock St

Cottage Farm Historic Distirct Apartments and Rentals

1308 Rental properties in Cottage Farm Historic Distirct, Brookline, MA.

  • Dexter Park property

    $3,000+

    Dexter Park

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    589–818 Sqft

    3 Units Available

  • Forte at 1440 Beacon property

    $2,663+

    Forte at 1440 Beacon

    Studio–1 Beds • 1 Bath

    350–737 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • Gardner Street Apartments property

    $2,750+

    Gardner Street Apartments

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    637–730 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • Chroma property

    $3,321+

    Chroma

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    484–1230 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • Pelham Hall property

    $2,741+

    Pelham Hall

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    284–1325 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • The Baldwin property

    $2,200+

    The Baldwin

    Studio–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    323–618 Sqft

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
0.6%
120.6%
utilities
0.3%
33%
food
0%
5.2%
transportation
0.1%
17.8%
healthcare
0%
13%

Cottage Farm Historic Distirct Demographics

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Cottage Farm Historic Distirct Reviews

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  • Area Has Kids Play Outside

    Yes

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Near Grocery Stores

    Yes

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Nearby Parks

    Yes

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Near Schools

    Yes

    Say 3 of 3 renters

Cottage Farm Historic Distirct Transportation

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MBTA Hawes Street Station

Train Stop

Beacon St

Boston University West MBTA - Green Line

Train Stop

Commonwealth Ave

St. Marys Street Subway Station

Train Stop

Beacon St

Source: foursquare.com

Cottage Farm Historic Distirct Schools

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6%
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30%
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11%
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1%
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30%
South EndNeighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts$3,205
1%
Back BayNeighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts$2,300
30%
CommonwealthNeighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts$1,600
56%
North BrooklineNeighborhood in Brookline, Massachusetts$2,350
2%
West FensNeighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts$2,500
34%
Beacon HillNeighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts----
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49%
North EndNeighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts$2,730--
DowntownNeighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts$3,437
52%
West EndNeighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts$3,535
3%
CentralNeighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts$3,366
0%
Washington SquareNeighborhood in Brookline, Massachusetts$1,800
31%
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31%
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4%
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5%
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0%
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4%
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Porter SquareNeighborhood in Cambridge, Massachusetts----
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5%
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3%
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9%
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3%
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10%