Welcome to 416 Commonwealth Avenue | Boston, Ma 02115 | Back Bay

Year Built

1910; converted 1983


116 residences, studios–4 bedrooms, 578–2,775 sf, single-level and duplexes


central air, common patios/gardens/courtyards, concierge/doorman, elevator (common/direct access), extra storage, fitness center/room, garage parking, in-unit laundry, laundry facilities, on-site professional management, outdoor pool, pet-friendly (with restrictions), private balconies/terraces/decks,


The Somerset is a classic, seven-story stone and concrete building with turn of the century charm and the modern amenities of a full service luxury building. Residents have the benefits of a 24/7 concierge, a new fitness room, and a rare outdoor pool and patio with a BBQ area exclusively for residents, adding a unique social component to living here. Garage parking is one of the desirable features of this building, either included or for rent. Residences range in size from studios to four bedrooms, predominantly on one living level, and finish levels vary. The desirable Back Bay location is just a block from the T; a quick walk to Newbury Street’s fashionable shops and restaurants as well as the Prudential Center and Copley Place malls; and within walking distance to Symphony Hall, the Berklee School of Music and Northeastern University. Access to Storrow Drive and Longwood Medical area are very convenient, too. With the Esplanade nearby and Commonwealth Mall right outside your door, you’ll have ready access to pathways and green space for exercise, enjoyment, and walking your dog.

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