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Shirley-Eustis House

33 Shirley St, Roxbury, Boston, MA 02119-2725
+1 617-442-2275
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A hidden gem.

Once a sprawling estate of 33 acres, the Shirley Eustis House sits majestically on an acre of land... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
eajp
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Boston, Massachusetts
All down hill

Management changed recently and it has been all down hill since. Drunks are passed out on the... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
jk1769777
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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 Jun 2017
“An interesting home and grounds”
1 week ago
“A hidden gem.”
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33 Shirley St, Roxbury, Boston, MA 02119-2725
Dorchester / Roxbury / Mattapan
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+1 617-442-2275
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Once a sprawling estate of 33 acres, the Shirley Eustis House sits majestically on an acre of land with its beautiful gardens and historic fruit orchards in the Boston neighborhood of Roxbury. It remains the most imposing and best preserved of the four standing colonial...More

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Una M, Executive Director at Shirley-Eustis House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for this review which captures so well the attractiveness and history of Shirley Place. Glad you could visit!

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Management changed recently and it has been all down hill since. Drunks are passed out on the lawn, people shoot heroin up on the steps, and the new woman running the place would rather harass long standing supporters than try to maintain the tranquil historical...More

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Una M, Manager at Shirley-Eustis House, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Dear jk1769777, I am shocked to read your comment about the current management at Shirley-Eustis House. Since taking the position of Executive Director in March I have received praise from neighbors on my care of the property and interest in the surrounding community. Your reference...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2017

We toured this home today. It is a grand mansion on beautiful grounds in Milton, Mass.There are guided tours if you want them. The grounds are fabulous.It is worth the trip t visit. The cost was $12 for seniors,

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Reviewed 18 March 2016

I always wondered about this house so I went there the other day. The outside of the house is very nice. They claim George Washington styled his Mount Vernon home after seeing this house, but no facts on that. the inside of the house is...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2013

I went there will on a CouchSurfing trip and it definitely was a nice place to see. A lot of history to leanr about and a very interesting changing over time house that has all the marks of its own history. But the house is...More

4  Thank qwertzguy
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Reviewed 1 July 2013

This mansion was built before the Revolutionary War for the Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Province. It later housed other prominent residents of the early United States including the first Democratic-Republican Governor of Massachusetts. Subdivided after the Civil War and turned into a tenement, it's...More

4  Thank BasZinman
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Reviewed 1 July 2013

I went on a tour of the house and the neighborhood this weekend, and it was definitely worth it. I've lived in Boston for most of my life and never made it out here before, but glad that I did! Interesting history, vibrant neighborhood and...More

4  Thank Justin L
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Reviewed 3 June 2013

I really look out for interesting historical houses, and it is amazing I didn't know about this place until a few days ago. It turned out to be an extraordinary place -- a beautiful Georgian style building with later Federal enhancements, built cleanly to offer...More

3  Thank patisson
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