Brookline

The beautiful Town of Brookline, bordered by Newton and the City of Boston, was originally settled by European colonists in the 1600s as a hamlet of Boston known as Muddy River. Brookline was later incorporated as an independent Town in 1705. Its name is derived from the two small brooks which originally shaped its northern and southern borders.

The 2000 census lists Brookline's population at 57,107. The Town is served by an excellent public school system consisting of eight elementary/middle schools and one nationally-ranked public high school. The Town is also home to several prestigious private schools, including Beaver Country Day School, Dexter/Southfield Schools, Maimonides School and The Park School. Several institutes of higher education are also located in Brookline, including Newbury College, Pine Manor College, Hellenic College; auxiliary campus locations include Boston College, Boston University, and Wheelock College. 

Brookline features an intriguing blend of city atmosphere and country living. Unique resources and attractions include The Country Club, the oldest golf and tennis association in the United States, as well as a public golf course, open-air ice skating at the Larz Anderson Estate, and numerous neighborhood parks, playgrounds, ponds and walking trails. Major retail centers include Coolidge Corner, Brookline Village, Cleveland Circle, and the Chestnut Hill Shopping Center. Public transportation is easily accessible and includes subway, streetcar and bus service.

Historic Home in Brookline (photo by Sam Gray)

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$999,000
Brookline, MA
3
beds
2
baths
Listing courtesy of Tracy Clark
Compass
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$1,580,000
Brookline, MA
3
beds
3
baths
Listing courtesy of Erik Pearson
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Town and Country Real Estate
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$1,299,000
Brookline, MA
4
beds
2
baths
Listing courtesy of Susan and Jen Rothstein Team
Hammond Residential Real Estate
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$879,000
Brookline, MA
2
beds
2
baths
Listing courtesy of Betsy Herald
The Charles Realty
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$999,000
Brookline, MA
2
beds
2
baths
Listing courtesy of The Matskevich Group
William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
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