These Are the Largest Homes for Sale in Jamaica Plain
Including a reasonably priced mansion built for Paul Revere’s great granddaughter.
Jamaica Plain is chock full of colorful, spacious, and historic homes. The largest house for sale in the neighborhood happens to be all three.
A new report from real estate analytics firm NeighborhoodX has identified the 10 largest homes for sale in JP. The biggest one of all, at 7 Louders Lane, is a historic mansion that once belonged to Paul Revere’s great granddaughter.
It was built in 1897 by famed architect Alexander Wadsworth Longfellow (founder of the firm Longfellow, Alden & Harlow) for Revere’s relative, Susan Torrey Revere Chapin. At a whopping 7,825 square feet, the place asks $2,295,000.
“The larges—and second-most-expensive—property on an asking price basis, 7 Louders Lane, appears to be significantly underpriced,” says Constantine Valhouli, director of research for NeighborhoodX. “At $293 per square foot for the historically significant building with a remarkably intact interior, it is asking less than the more modest single-family house at 29 Catherine Street, for $318 per square foot, or the one at 30 Elm Street, for $577 per square foot.”
Indeed, if the home at 7 Louders Lane was priced similarly per square foot to other houses on the list, it would command between about $2.5 and $4.5 million.
Other sizable spots include a 5,000-square-foot multifamily building on Centre Street and a few huge condos within JP’s Allandale development. Check out the full list of homes below.