Step into this grand foyer and you're embraced by graciousness. This showcase classic brownstone has been completely renovated and beautifully maintained, preserving the beauty and grandeur of yesteryear while melding it with modern conveniences and style. A true chef's kitchen awaits, wide and sunny with a large island, tons of work space and beautiful high-end appliances. His and her offices, one with a wet bar, are a much-needed feature in today's world, and the billiards room with a gas fireplace, custom mahogany floors, walls and ceilings that have been brilliantly designed to evoke a ship captain's quarters. There's a sweet private walled courtyard that leads to the two car garage and is perfect for entertaining or morning coffee. Full roof access if you'd like to put in a deck! This is your dream home, just a short distance to Newbury Street, the public gardens and the Charles River.