Beacon Hill

Welcome to Beacon Hill

A charming and elegant part of Boston neighborhoods


Beacon Hill is among the oldest parts of Boston. It was built in 1795 by acclaimed architect Charles Bulfinch. As a result, the neighborhood presents a unique view of Boston that is hard to find anywhere else. Step back into the past with its narrow, cobblestone, gas-lite streets, three-story buildings, and brick houses create a rich, historic vibe to the area that is both charming and unique. Small, single-family homes line quiet, narrow residential streets and aren’t far from Charles Street’s independent stores and locally-owned restaurants. 


Beacon Hill real estate is highly desirable and features top-dollar homes in a central location easily accessible to world-class amenities. Nearby Boston Common boasts the MBTA’s central hub, where residents can easily take every T system to reach all parts of Boston. There is always something new to discover and love about Beacon Hill, making it a fascinating place to live, work, and play. 


What to Love

  • Close to government buildings and Massachusetts General hospital
  • A wonderful place to settle down and raise a family 
  • The uniformity of buildings results in an aesthetically pleasing neighborhood

Local Lifestyle

Beacon Hill has an old-world feel that is appealing to wealthy families, successful professionals, and empty nesters. Picturesque views are seen from any direction in Beacon Hill, thanks to its European-like ambiance, where cobblestone streets meet charming, historic homes to create a neighborhood rich with culture and antiquity. Residents are active and welcoming, and the neighborhood’s streets are teeming with locals walking their dogs or going for morning runs. 


Beacon Hill’s youthful residents seek out and easily find buzzing entertainment spots, popular watering holes, and delightful venues with live music. Meanwhile, families enjoy spending their free time at local parks, which provide a plethora of recreational activities. 


Mass General Hospital, Boston’s leading teaching hospital, is located in Beacon Hill. Beacon Hill residents are just moments from this prestigious health facility, providing them with top-tier medical care when necessary. 


Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

The historical Charles Street is a must-visit for premier shopping and dining in Beacon Hill. This popular stretch features various taverns ideal for grabbing drinks with friends, upscale boutiques selling high-end apparel and accessories, and a variety of specialty stores. Nearby Louisburg Square is another place you should visit, as the area is home to incredible scenic views and a small, picturesque park ideal for relaxation and rejuvenation. Residents of Beacon Hill flock to Downtown Boston to explore Boston Common, a 50-acre park featuring playgrounds, walking paths, picnic areas, and more. 

History lovers find entertainment at the Massachusetts State House, a central pillar in the Bostom community representing political and social stability. This historic building was opened in 1787, making it one of the city’s oldest buildings. 


Explore the historical Freedom Trail's end to experience Mother Nature's beautiful views and learn more about the area’s rich history. 


Things to Do

The Massachusetts State House and other government buildings are great places to start for anyone interested in learning about the history of Beacon Hill and Boston. When you’re done visiting those areas, consider stopping by Boston Common and its picture-perfect gardens teeming with vibrant flowers and lush landscaping. 


Again, exploring Louisburg Square is an absolute must. This exclusive area in Beacon Hills consists of a mesmerizing square surrounded by wrought-iron fencing home to a central grassy area and stately residences. 


Enjoy a staycation or weekend getaway at The Liberty, a Luxury Collection Hotel Boston, an exclusive, four-star boutique hotel in the heart of Beacon Hill. Here, you’ll enjoy fine dining, amazing cocktails, and incredible city skyline views. 


Celebrate the return of Halloween with the community’s annual trick-or-treating. This is a popular, long-awaited neighborhood tradition, and many families with young children flock to the area’s residential spots in costumes. 



Beacon Hills offers world-class education from institutions such as:


  • Suffolk University
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