17 West Cedar Street (Sold)

This is one of the most beautiful houses to come on the market in years.  It was totally renovated in 1999 by noted architect Brigid Williams.  The current owners have kept the house in impeccable condition.  The well-thought-out layout has a wonderful spacious living room, a formal dining room, four bedrooms, family room, a greenhouse, a hot water tub, elevator, wine cellar, and an incredible garden deigned by Julie Messervy.  Other amenities include central a/c, a humidification system, a loop for instant hot water, and an intercom.  There are three lined chimneys, storage everywhereand a stereo system on four floors. A parking space at the Brimmer Street Garage may be purchased separately.


  • Mudroom has a slate floor

  • Spacious foyer with wood flooring hascoat closet
  • Sunny front office with a built-in desk and custom cabinetry has a walnut counter.

  • Wonderful cook's kitchen overlooking the family room with tall (39") cabinets with granite countertops and back splash has storage above and below.  There are top-of-the-line appliances and gas cooking

  • Family/garden room with doors to the garden has built-in bookcases and a cupboard which houses the music system and TV.  The fireplace chimney has been lined

  • Rear elevator and powder room.  Cat door to basement

  • Fantastic two-tier garden with mature plantings a fountain and rear door


  • Gracious 18-foot front-facing living room has a fireplace and 3 floor-to-ceiling windows, a balcony, and great light.

  • Rear adjacent dining room with pocket doors overlooks the garden and has a balcony,.  Waterford crystal chandelier and sconces and can comfortably seat 15--17 people.
  • Original rear pantry has cupboards, mahogany countertops, and a German silver sink

  • Rear greenhouse with many windows has its own heating and fan system


  • Spacious master bedroom with three windows and a fireplace has bookcases and a sitting area

  • Master bathroom with 39-inch counters has a steam shower, a bidet and heated Robern mirrors to prevent steaming

  • Wonderful dressing room with two windows has many closets, a bench and storage areas
  • Hot tub with cedar walls and a rubberize floor is used all the time and an be drained.


  • Two bedroom

  • Studio/bedroom with a tall ceiling has a sink and wiring fora stove

  • Sunny office has many windows and built-ins.  There is wiring for a "Dish"


  • Half bath
  • Temperature and humidity controlled wine cellar

  • Storage closet and mechanical room

  • Large work bench with vises

LIVING AREA: 3,736 sq. ft. 

TAXES: $38,852.46


Sally Brewster

Email: sallytbrewster@gmail.com

Phone: (617) 869-3443