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Back to School! Homes Around Boston In Close Proximity To A School

School is officially back. This interesting summer is beginning to come to a close, and the city of Boston is teeming with new life and new opportunities. Moving this time of year can be stressful, especially if you have young ones who are going to a new school. Depending on how they get to school, this may add more time to your new morning commute making mornings a bit more hectic. Luckily, Boston and the surrounding areas have an abundance of schools and we have an abundance of homes near schools! If you’re looking for a new home in Boston and the surrounding areas, look no further. Below is a list of a few of our active properties less than a mile from a school!

181 Cabot Street - Unit A, Newtonville, Newton MA, 02458 | List Price: $825,000

Located in a wonderful Newtonville location, 181 Cabot is convenient to not only an elementary school, but a high school as well! This beautiful 2 bed, 2.5 bath condo is 0.4 miles away from Cabot Elementary school, and 0.6 miles away from Newton North High School! Move in with the security of knowing your young one is never too far from home. Not to mention, Boston College is also a short distance away as well. This home won’t be on the market long, so be sure to contact the listing agent!

Tour this gorgeous Dutch Colonial, perched within eyeshot of Cabot Park. Only .5 miles to Newtonville's MBTA stop and .6 miles to shops, restaurants and NNHS. This delightful 2-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom, 2 level condo exudes timeless elegance. The lovely front porch, with hanging bench swing; a Zen oasis. Entertain in the flow-through dining-living-kitchen space with ornate fireplace, built-in desk/hutch and towering ceilings with the perfect sized half bath and large laundry space. Continue onto the 168 square foot private rear deck to enjoy your morning coffee or to dine alfresco. Upstairs, enjoy tall ceilings in both the bright primary ensuite bedroom w bonus room, and large closeted second bedroom. The lower level provides tall, ~400 square feet of open storage space with bulkhead access for large items. Deeded: one detached garage and one parking space on the flat of the driveway, allows easy access to the kitchen via just six steps. Cabot Elementary/Playground just minutes away.

Presented by:
Deidre O’Connor | doc@unlimitedsir.com | 781.249.6120

80 Park Street - Unit 65, Coolidge Corner, Brookline MA, 02446 | List Price: $1,349,000

Brookline only has one high school, so why not live near it? 80 Park offers the opportunity to live in a charmingly renovated 3 bed, 2 bath, and over 1,500 sq. ft. unit only 0.5 miles to Brookline High School. Brookline is a big neighborhood, and with Brookline High being the only high school, living in close to proximity to it with a young one is an advantage. Whether you’re the ride, or they get there on their own, it’s only minutes away. Contact the listing agents for more information!

Stylish and spacious unit in the heart of desirable Coolidge Corner. Golden opportunity to own in this meticulously maintained and professionally managed elevator building. This 3-bedroom, 2-bath corner unit is filled with sunlight streaming through large picture windows and new balcony glass doors. Enjoy living and entertaining in this beautiful home with an open and comfortable floor plan, lots of storage and closets throughout (2 walk-in closets in the main bedroom), and renovated full bathrooms. The fully renovated kitchen includes a KitchenAid induction stove, 2 ovens, Bosch dishwasher, built-in Miele refrigerator, gorgeous maple cabinets and drawers, and marble countertops. This condo will delight you with many comforts and conveniences, including 1 indoor garage spot, private balcony, beautiful common grounds, and nearby shopping, restaurants, Griggs Park, and the C and D green line T. Move right in! HOA includes heat, hot water, and A/C!

Presented by:
Chuck Silverston Team | chuck.silverston@unlimitedsir.com | 617.699.6234

93 Sevland Road, Oak Hill, Newton MA, 02459 | List Price: $1,599,000

Welcome to Newton’s Oak Hill, more specifically, 93 Sevland. 93 Sevland is an amazing 4 bed, 3 bath split entry home that’s only 0.4 miles to Newton South High School, only one of two Newton public high schools. Newton is a desirable area, and with such little public high schools, living near one not only makes your life convenient, but also may even increase the value of your home. Don’t let this opportunity pass you by!

Located in a beautiful, tree-lined neighborhood on the south side of Newton, this 4+ bedroom, 3 bath home is sited on an 11,994 square foot lot. The first floor boasts a large, open living/dining room with high ceilings, wood flooring and a "Tennessee Marble" stone fireplace. The first floor also includes a spacious eat-in kitchen with a sub-zero fridge, double oven, and windows overlooking the large backyard; an office/den with built-ins; and a fabulous four-season sunroom with access to the backyard patio. The upper level offers three generous sized bedrooms and two baths including a primary suite with en suite bath and four closets. The two lower levels have bonus spaces, offering an additional bedroom/office, full bath, family room with fireplace, cedar closet and laundry hookups. Additionally there is a direct-entry, attached 2-car garage, central air and lots of storage. Close to schools, transportation, restaurants and shops.

Presented by:
Ellen Meisel | ellen.meisel@unlimitedsir.com | 617.699.1487
Cirel/Molta Home Team | cirelmolta@unlimitedsir.com | 617.877.8907

14 Shailer Street - Unit 3, Coolidge Corner, Brookline MA, 02446 | List Price: $2,199,000

This is your chance to own the last unit at the Shailer Residences. 14 Shailer is a stunningly renovated, Coolidge Corner 5 bed, 4 bath condo in incredibly close proximity to the Florida Ruffin Ridley K-8 School. With 14 Shailer and Florida Ruffin Ridley only less then 0.1 miles away from each other, you can’t get much closer! Hectic mornings of rushing out the house to make it on time are a thing of the past at 14 Shailer. This is the last unit, so make it yours!  

Located in the heart of Coolidge Corner, minutes from the Florida Ruffin Ridley School, this extensively renovated five bedroom condominium offers almost 2,800 square feet of living space on four levels. The main level showcases a highly desirable open kitchen/family room with center island, high-end cabinetry and appliances, perfect for cooking, eating and entertaining. Also on this level is a bedroom and a full bath. The top floor is a stunning primary suite with en suite bath and custom walk-in closet along with the two additional bedrooms, full bath and laundry. Other highlights include a finished lower level with bonus space/family room, bedroom and a full bath. This unit comes with side-by-side, off-street parking for 2 cars.

Presented by:
Aurel Garban | aurel.garban@unlimitedsir.com | 617.875.1914

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