A historic masterpiece. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

The Wyeth-Elliot House boasts over 10,400 Gross SF with an additional 1,998 GSF in the carriage house, ready to be skillfully restored to new life. Rich in history highlighted by its outstanding architectural detail, this landmark property the home is an elegant show of simplicity and confidence. Elliptical and fanlight pediments adorn the entryways. Lintel-crowned six-over-six windows span the front and rear of the residence, while dentil moldings and side quoining offer sophistication reminiscent of the early 20th-century. Shed dormers and four chimneys punctuate the roof; porches, patios, terraced gardens, and a carriage house decorate the exterior. Just moments from Harvard University and the Charles River, 17 Fresh Pond Parkway is a dream location for your vision. Of importance, the property may be converted to a two-family as part of a renovation.





25,627 sq ft

Lot size

From a simple farmhouse to an iconic estate, the land at the corner of Fresh Pond Parkway and Brattle Street still has stories to tell.

17 Fresh Pond Parkway was initially completed in 1838 by original owner Josiah Wyeth. In the early 1900s, the house belonged to Harvard University President Charles Eliot, who oversaw renovations and additions that exist to this day.

West Cambridge

Desirable location

10,413 sq ft

3-level interior


List price

The front lawn
Carpentry detailing in the ballroom
An aerial view of the property
The fireplace

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