3 Beds
1.5 Baths
1,856 SqFt
0.20 Acre Lot
8,899 Sqft Lot
Status Pending
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type
Year Built 1813
Days on Website 17

Property Map

$799,900 – 159 Pleasant Street, Arlington, MA 02476

Street View

Courtesy of Compass, Vita Realty Group.


A rare opportunity to own a piece of Arlington’s History, welcome to The George Swan House. This stately center entrance Colonial is set on a large corner lot in the coveted Jason Heights/Pleasant Street Historic District. Enter in to a bright and cheery living room with plantation shutters. Across from the living room is the formal dining room with beautiful pendant lighting. Off of the kitchen you’ll find a 1/2 bath, mudroom area, and additional pantry for storage. Take the second full staircase in the rear of the house to the second level. Three large bedrooms are found here as well as a common full bathroom. The exterior features a beautiful and expansive paver patio, ideal for entertaining! A true commuters dream with easy access to Route 2, Alewife Station and Mass Ave. Close to Menotomy Rocks Park, Arlington Center, the Bike Path, and Public Transit! Don’t miss your chance to restore this beauty!

Property Details and Features


  • Living Area: 1856
  • Year Built Source: Public Records
  • Year Built: 1813
  • Building Area Total: 1856
  • Building Area Units: Square Feet

Property Access

  • Road Frontage Type: “Public”

Appliances and Equipment

  • Appliances: “Range, Dishwasher, Disposal, Refrigerator, Washer”, “Tankless Water Heater”, “Plumbed For Ice Maker”, “Utility Connections for Gas Range”, “Utility Connections for Electric Dryer”


  • Basement: “Walk-Out Access”, “Interior Entry”, “Sump Pump”, “Unfinished”


  • 1 full bathroom
  • 1 half bathroom
  • 1.5 total bathrooms
  • 2 total bathrooms


  • 3 bedrooms

Second Bedroom

  • Level: Second

Third Bedroom

  • Level: Second


  • Community Features: “Public Transportation”, “Shopping”, “Park”, “Walk/Jog Trails”, “Bike Path”, “Highway Access”, “House of Worship”, “Private School”, “Public School”


  • Cooling: “None”

Dining Room

  • Features: “Flooring – Hardwood”, “Lighting – Pendant”, “Crown Molding”
  • Level: First

Exterior Features

  • Exterior Features: “Rain Gutters”, “Professional Landscaping”, “Sprinkler System”, “Stone Wall”
  • Patio And Porch Features: “Patio”


  • Flooring: “Wood”


  • Foundation Details: “Stone”, “Brick/Mortar”


  • Heating: “Forced Air”, “Oil”
  • Heating Included


  • Features: “Flooring – Hardwood”, “Pantry”, “Recessed Lighting”
  • Level: First


  • Features: “In Basement”, “Washer Hookup”


  • Lot Features: “Corner Lot”
  • Lot Size Acres: 0.2
  • Lot Size Area: 0.2
  • Lot Size Square Feet: 8899
  • Lot Size Units: Acres
  • Parcel Number: 327473

Living Room

  • Level: First

Primary Bedroom

  • Features: “Flooring – Hardwood”
  • Level: Second


  • Parking Features: “Paved Drive”, “Off Street”
  • Parking Total: 4
  • Open Parking


  • Property Sub Type: Single Family Residence
  • Zoning: R1


  • Roof: “Shingle”


  • High School: Arlington High
  • Middle Or Junior School: Ottoson
  • Elementary School: Bishop


  • Sewer: “Public Sewer”


  • Tax Annual Amount: 9099.18
  • Tax Year: 2023


  • Electric: “Circuit Breakers”, “Knob & Tube Wiring”
  • Utilities: “for Gas Range”, “for Electric Dryer”, “Washer Hookup”, “Icemaker Connection”
  • Water Source: “Public”


  • Window Features: “Storm Window(s)”

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