As summer comes to a close, the real estate market tends to see a rising number of home sales between the transitional seasons. September has brought in a traditional increase in active listings. With a number of new luxury high-rise buildings being developed throughout the city, real estate traffic is booming. From Back Bay penthouses to sprawling multi-family homes, we’re taking a look at the 10 highest-priced homes sold in September 2017.
212 Commonwealth Avenue | Back Bay
Sale Price: $7,085,000
This classic Back Bay brownstone occupies a premier block of the bustling Commonwealth Avenue. The multi-family residence is comprised of 7,000 square-feet of living area, with 8 total bedrooms and 8 bathrooms. Nine tandem parking spaces were included in the purchase. The historical building is a great opportunity for an investor to develop luxury condominiums.
666 Massachusetts Avenue | South End
Sale Price: $4,360,000
Repped by Bushari’s own Josh Stiles, this multi-family new construction has gone through a brick-to-brick renovation and features all new plumbing, electrical, windows and framing. The building consists of five stunning residences with designs and finishes thoughtfully curated for modern city living. Each of the homes offer European style flat panel cabinets, high-efficiency air conditioning and on-demand hot water systems. The residences are complete with extra storage in each unit. Now dubbed the “Rose and Wind” condominiums, three of the five residences are newly-priced and available for rent.
Sale Price: $11,833,303
Marketed as Boston’s “most prestigious new address”, the boutique residences at 25 Beacon deliver six divine condominium homes. The floor-through residences directly overlook the State House gardens and Boston Common, bringing in a wealth of sunlight through their 3+ exposures. Luxurious amenities at 25 Beacon include an on-site garage with valet parking for two cars, a 24-hour doorman, direct elevator access, dedicated storage rooms, bicycle storage, a wine cellar and fitness room. This penthouse unit includes an au pair suite with private balconies and a private roof deck. Living at 25 Beacon is truly experiencing a Beacon Hill rarity. Unit 1 is now for sale for $485,000 – see available floor plans and more information at Bushari’s Crane Watch.
1 Franklin St #PH3E | Midtown
Sale Price: $9,000,000
Towering high above every other penthouse in the city, this Millennium Tower residence offers 3,435 square-feet of luxury living space. With three bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms, this condominium is curated for exceptional city living. Its custom kitchen is handcrafted by Christopher Peacock with Wolf, Miele and Sub-zero appliances. Its private terrace connects to the great room with a fireplace on one end and a master suite on the other. The home includes 2 valet or self-parking spots plus outstanding Millennium Tower amenities; including an indoor pool, state-of-the-art fitness center, and La Vie lifestyle program. See more available Millennium Tower residences.
Sale Price: $8,850,000
Another of 25 Beacon’s supreme condominiums, Unit 3 delivers a world-class 3 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom residence in the prestigious Beacon Hill neighborhood. Its superior design is matched by quality construction, superb craftsmanship, and the finest finishes and fixtures. Unit 1 is now for sale for $485,000 – see available floor plans and more information at Bushari’s Crane Watch.
1 Franklin St #PH4D | Midtown
Sale Price: $6,350,000
Situated in Boston’s prestigious Millennium Tower residences, this 59th floor penthouse is ideal for those seeking an open, seamless living experience. The 2 bedroom, 3 bathroom home has been designed to allow natural light to shine through, glistening the hardwood floors throughout. Its master suite features a sprawling master bath with a freestanding tub and a grand view of the city below. Residents may take advantage of 2 included valet parking or self-parking spaces as well as all of the amenities that make Millennium Tower famous. See more available Millennium Tower residences.
168 Beacon St #1 | Back Bay
Sale Price: $4,750,000
This magnificent 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathroom duplex offers a wealth of entertaining space throughout its extra-wide floor plan. Its parlor level includes a formal living space, baronial dining room and custom eat-in kitchen. Its kitchen has been graciously updated with marble countertops and top-of-the-line appliances. All rooms are accented by soaring ceilings, beautiful crown moldings, fireplaces and large windows. 168 Beacon Street is a true Back Bay classic.
5 Concord Road | Weston
Sale Price: $15,600,000
Located approximately 12 miles west of Boston, Weston is known for some of the highest-rated schools and lowest crime rates in the state. Taking advantage of its supreme location in central Weston, 5 Concord Road perfectly embodies the artistic ideals of its period architecture, adapted to modern family living. This sprawling 9 bedroom, 6 bathroom estate is modeled after Westover Plantation, a beautiful Georgian style mansion by Williamsburg, Virginia. The 18.5 acre residence comprises over 12,500 square-feet, with a carriage house garage, pool and pool house. Additional features include a massive wine cellar with room for 4000+ bottles, a sauna, hot tub, exercise room, and three separate laundry areas. “Wow” is an understatement!
6 Mount Vernon Place | Beacon Hill
Sale Price: $8,000,000
Harboring a corner lot in Boston’s prestigious Beacon Hill, this five-story single-family home delivers the elegant lifestyle known to the neighborhood. 6 Mount Vernon Place delivers impeccable views, overlooking the State House lawn, and Public garden. An elevator, skylights, two sprawling private decks and assigned outdoor parking complete the residence. The home is currently in its pre-construction phase, and development will commence when the buyer decides on a desired floor plan and finishes.
181 Clyde Street | Brookline
Sale Price: $6,600,000
Abutting Brookline’s coveted Country Club, this outstanding 8,000 square-foot estate delivers impeccable shingle-style gambrel architecture. The 5 bedrooms, 7 bathroom home is filled with top-of-the-line amenities, with an outdoor patio, outdoor kitchen and three-season room with radiant heat. Its gourmet chef’s kitchen offers an oversized island and walk-in pantry. Finishing touches include a wine cellar, gym and media room. The property boosts an air purification system as well as a three-car heated garage.
175 Beacon Street | Brookline
Sale Price: $6,300,000
Available for the first time in over thirty years, 175 Beacon Street offers a gross area of 8,350 square-feet with two outdoor parking spaces, a private roof deck and elevator. Located on a highly-desirable second-floor block of Beacon Street, the home presents a unique opportunity for condo conversion, outstanding single-family residence or use as an apartment building. It has maintained much of its original elegant detailing including fireplaces, moldings and well-proportioned entertaining rooms with high ceilings and dramatic windows.
134 Chestnut Hill Road | Newton
Sale Price: $6,045,000
Custom built in 2008, this English Manor blends classic, sophisticated architecture with modern, updated living. Its extraordinary spaces afford easy living and grand entertaining with stellar craftsmanship along its grand foyer, state-of-the-art kitchen, and sprawling bedrooms. The residence offers five bedrooms, five full bathrooms and three half bathrooms. It’s conveniently located in premier Newton, with easy access to Boston College and Coolidge Corner.
56 Cart Path Road | Weston
Sale Price: $4,750,000
Situated in the highly desirable neighborhood of Weston, 56 Cart Path echoes the classic adage of “location, location, location”! This exquisite shingle colonial residence is privately set on 2.85 acres in exclusive Weston’s Golf Club subsection. Superbly crafted, a generous foyer leads to a cathedral, coffered great room with dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows, fireplace and patio doors. Its chef’s kitchen features custom cabinets, a large island, professional appliances and adjoining breakfast room overlooking a private backyard. The living room opens to an outdoor entertaining area that features a grilling station with granite counters, fire pit and bar area. The home is complete with a home theater and wine cellar, gym, and heated, three-car garage.