Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate encompasses a majestic country house and gardens, the 90-acre country estate is located in Canton, Massachusetts, only a short distance from Boston. The beautiful house was built by Dr. Arthur Tracey Cabot in 1902, and was designed by architect Charles Platt. In 1945, the house underwent minor modifications by Cabot's niece, Eleanor Cabot Bradley. The estate today has a beautiful mansion, gardens, ponds, farm buildings, woodlands and open fields. The estate is open to tours year-round, admission is free.
Things to Do
- Visit the estate to look back at what it was 10 years ago when it comes to building grand houses and gardens alongside open fields and woodlands.
- The formal garden catches everyone's attention, it is an Italianate-style garden with plantings of rhododendron, azalea and dogwood.
- There are three miles of walking trails in the surrounding woodlands and walking paths around the gardens adjacent to the house.
- Visitors can explore the farm buildings and open fields, and a small working farm.
- Spring into nature and My little green thumb are fun activities for the families, my little green thumb is a gardening activity for the younger children.
- The house is only open when it is rented for weddings.
Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate Insider Tips
- Restrooms are not available.
- Dogs must be on leash.