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Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate

2468 Washington St, Canton, MA 02021-1124
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Terrific estate to visit

Visited the home in winter with snow so can't say how nice the grounds look, but the home was a... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
David D
Garden Tour

The Bradley estate is being revived with new landscaping and gardens. I visited with an... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
NorthCarolina2015
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Canton, Massachusetts
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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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2468 Washington St, Canton, MA 02021-1124
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Visited the home in winter with snow so can't say how nice the grounds look, but the home was a nice visit of a 19th century country estate and the guide (Julia) was superbly knowledgeable about the home and family that owned it. A nice...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

The Bradley estate is being revived with new landscaping and gardens. I visited with an organization I belong to and had a lovely tour of the gardens followed by tea in the estate. A great venue for a lovely walk or tour. The estate is...More

Thank NorthCarolina2015
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

This property is maintained by the Trustees of Reservations. The historic house is interesting. The formal gardens are very attractive. There are well maintained woodland trails that provide easy walking. Insect repellent is recommended. There are restrooms. Worth a detour, but not a journey.

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Reviewed 3 July 2017

There are many things to recommend the Bradley Estate as a place to spend the major part of a morning or afternoon. The building itself is a good example of a turn-of-the-century Georgian estate house. The indoor tour consists of only about four rooms on...More

Thank Eagle68
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

This place is amazing. It's kept in a colonial theme with very spacious rooms for any type of function.The grounds are kept up and offer a great location for photos. Added bonus plenty of parking and access to 128, 95, and the Boston skyline.

Thank pauldF3572PU
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

The house and gardens are something to see. I'm a runner so the small number of trails made for a quick dash in the woods. Worth the time, I'll have to go back in the spring.

Thank dave d
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Reviewed 3 December 2016

The Bradley Estate is a great spot for a leisurely hike. Beautiful gardens to view in season. They also sponsor special events including music recitals, painting classes, lectures, photo walks, yoga, ballroom dancing and more.

Thank Phil T
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

While I have never been in the actual house the Grounds are beautiful especially in the Fall. I believe the house is only open for special occasions like Weddings and so forth. It is hugely popular for Weddings and when you g,o and can see...More

Thank ahubbard130
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Reviewed 3 September 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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Reviewed 28 July 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...More

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Eagle68
20 June 2017|
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Response from pauldF3572PU | Reviewed this property |
There are restrooms available they just don't publicly acknowledge it
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JQM
12 October 2015|
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Response from TheTrustees | Property representative |
Hi JQM, thank you for the question. The main building is handicap accessible as are several of the paths, but access to the ornamental gardens would be tricky as you would need to descend a few steps.
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