Woodland Heath Real Estate
Woodland Heath is an enclave of exclusive homes tucked away on the western side of Brookline bordering the Newton town line. The neighborhood is home to a number of Boston’s top sports figures and other technology luminaries. Reportedly, football star, Tom Brady, and his wife, Gisele Bundchen, live in Woodland Heath although other Brookline neighborhoods also claim Brady and his family as residents. The neighborhood is largely residential with properties ranging in the tens of millions for some residences, given the built-in seclusion and bespoke designs of many of the estates. There are few multi-family residences in Woodland Heath although there are several new construction opportunities on previously undeveloped land. The close proximity to Brookline’s Country Club as well as Downtown Boston add to the neighborhood’s appeal. Read more about Woodland Heath real estate.
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Woodland Heath Location
Woodland Heath is just south of Boylston Street (Route 9) and north of the Country Club with Hammond Street to the west and Heath Street to the northwest. The Chestnut Hill neighborhood of Newton and Fisher Hill neighborhood of Brookline are located just north of the community while Buttonwood Village and Chestnut Hill Village are located south east and southwest of Woodland Heath. Woodland Heath is approximately seven miles from Downtown Boston.
Woodland Heath History
Drawing its name from Woodland Street and Heath Street which intersect in the neighborhood near Pine Manor College. Woodland Heath is home to the General Simon Elliot House located at 61 Heath Street, the town’s oldest examples of Greek Revival architecture. Built in 1824, the home was owned by several prominent Brookline residents although General Elliot was a local merchant who also served in the Revolutionary War. In 1985, the National Register of Historic Places added the General Simon Elliot home to its list.