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Address: 2468 Washington St, Canton, MA 02021-1124

Stroll through elegant gardens complementing a stately country house then...

Stroll through elegant gardens complementing a stately country house then explore surrounding fields, pastures, and woodlands that echo the property's agricultural past.

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Stately Home in a bucolic setting.

A beautiful old house with well maintained gardens, surrounded by fields and woods. Although the house itself is not open to the public every day, there is ample opportunity for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 3, 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

A beautiful old house with well maintained gardens, surrounded by fields and woods. Although the house itself is not open to the public every day, there is ample opportunity for walking and photography. Well worth the challenge of Route 138.

Thank Monalp
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

Wonderful property at the foot of Blue Hill! Over 50 acres of wooded trails and open fields. Many specimen trees and shrubs. Particularly abundant Azaleas and Rhododendrons . A wonderful formal garden featuring fountains and an array of seasonal flowers.The formal Federal brick hose is magnificent! Also a formal vegetable garden surrounded by a beautiful stone wall produces fresh produce... More 

Thank Brad O
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

Who would have known.. We are members of the Trustee Preservation Society that maintains it and thought we would go for a visit., Amazing. Such a beautiful please hidden off the road. Easy to walk around the grounds. Very well maintained. Nice signed paths.

Thank Ralph A
Canton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2015

Attended a fun event today ( a tomato tasting provided by their own gardens and Brookfield CSA) It was a pleasant way to spend a summer day in a beautiful setting, meeting new people, while sipping cold drinks and playing croquet on the side lawn. Check the TTOR website for Fall schedule of events at the Bradley estate.

Thank 828paulav
Canton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2015

Not many people go to the Bradley Estate, but it has some nice peaceful trails and it is right off the highway on Route 138. Always plenty of parking and dog friendly.

1 Thank David M
Newton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2014

A very nice little farmstead with a beautiful mansion. Did not visit inside but did walk the gardens. There are trails that extend out quite a ways and those are probably the best feature of the property. We came because this figured on a list of a great place to picnic in Boston. We ultimately did not picnic but walked... More 

1 Thank Manny S
Curwensville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2013 via mobile

You will walk up to the house, the flower garden in back and the woods and fields on the side. Deer tick infested and no bathrooms. The house is only open when rented for a function. Dogs allowed. And it is free.

Thank SpiritsOpinion
Norwood, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2013

We live nearby and decided to take an afternoon stroll here. I read about the grounds and offerings online, and once I visited I was deeply disappointed. Granted - the House and grounds directly surrounding the house were immaculate. What a spectacular view. However, that is where the greatness ended. As we parked, I picked up a map of the... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2013

Tranquil site, just of Route 128. Classic house from 100 years ago. Stop in for a restful time. Or, rent it for an occasion -- wedding, corporate retreat, etc. It will make for a memorable time.

Thank EagleEyeBoston
Sharon, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2013

Off the beaten path of Route 138 lies a very special quiet and relaxing place where you can unwind with your pet and enjoy nature on a beautiful sunny day.

1 Thank judyfitz

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