The Friary - 2905 Castlegate Avenue - 2018
These are pictures of a grand home that stands at 2905 Castlegate Avenue, along the hillside next to Dorchester Avenue. Although the home is in Mount Lebanon, situated between the old Toner Institute and Depaul Institute grounds, it does carry a Brookline address and zip code.
The home was built in 1927 and was, until recently, a friary residence for the St. Augustine Capuchin Friars. It has been listed on the real estate market for $525,000. The estate includes 2.09 acres of land with gardens and private woods, nine beds and 4.5 baths.
This masterfully constructed home has several architecturally significant designs, character and historical features. Inside is a sunken chapel room with cathedral and exposed beam ceilings, church windows, slate floors, brick archways, solid wood interior doors, built-in bookshelves, window seats and a dumb waiter. The two-car matching stone garage includes a rooftop patio.
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* Photos provided by Scott Price and Joann Gennaro *
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