Hammond Residential Reports Highest Priced Sales of 1st Quarter

Posted by Mark H. Lippolt — May 20, 2015

1432152469CHESTNUT HILL, MA – Saul B. Cohen, Founder and President of Hammond Residential Real Estate, has announced the firm’s highest priced first quarter sales.

The highest priced single-family residence sale of the quarter was a property located in Brookline’s estate area at 290 Warren Street, which sold for $4,298,000 and was listed by Eileen Strong O’Boy of Hammond’s Brookline/Newton office. This distinguished 1925 Colonial manor features 5,581 square feet of living space situated on nearly one-and-a-half acres that include lush gardens designed by the Olmstead Brothers. The home is comprised of fifteen rooms, including six bedrooms, four full bathrooms, and two half-bathrooms. Handsome architectural details include moldings, paneling, beam ceilings, and a bright two-story foyer with a dramatic semi-circular staircase. A spectacular library, gym and theatre round out the property’s interior, with dramatic plantings and a three car garage completing the exterior.

1432152531Rebecca Davis Tulman of Hammond’s Back Bay/Beacon Hill office represented the buyer in connection with the $3,200,000 sale of Unit 20 E at The Clarendon located at 400 Stuart Street in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood. This significant sale represents the highest-priced condominium to convey within this prestigious building to date in 2015.

Designed by Robert A.M. Stern, The Clarendon is an elegant and sophisticated full-service thirty-three story residential tower with amenities that include a twenty-four-hour doorman and concierge, Equinox gym, Clubroom with adjacent landscaped terrace, and Post 390 Restaurant, which provides in-home dining services to building residents.

Unit 20 E is a 1,878 square foot corner residence that is surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows that boast panoramic Boston and Cambridge views. Featuring three bedrooms, in addition to three full and one-half bathrooms, the unit enjoys an open-concept living and dining area, as well as a state-of-the-art kitchen with Miele and Sub Zero appliances. The luxurious master suite is fitted with four closets and all three of the home’s bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms. The unit also includes garaged valet parking for one vehicle.

Rebecca Davis Tulman also represented the seller in the firm’s highest-priced listing side condominium sale with the $2,775,000 sale of 34 1/2 Beacon Street, Unit 6N in Boston’s Beacon Hill neighborhood. This elegant sixth floor unit within The Tudor, a boutique building offering doorman service and valet parking, features three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and one half-bathroom. Interior amenities include a fireplace, moldings, and ebonized hardwood flooring, along with a luxurious master bedroom with stunning city views.

Mona and Shari Wiener of Hammond’s Brookline/Newton office represented both transaction sides in the $4,000,000 sale of 70 Heath Street in Brookline, a magnificent New England Colonial and former residence of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Amy Lowell. With over 8,000 square feet of living space situated on 1.24 acres, 70 Heath Street offers stunning architectural details and custom appointments throughout each of its fourteen rooms. The property boasts six bedrooms, six full bathrooms and two half-bathrooms, in addition to a great room and a library. With exquisite high ceilings, a grand curved staircase, seven fireplaces and fine period features, 70 Heath Street is timeless with an elegant appeal. Additional amenities include a lower-level suite with separate entry, as well as impressive seasonal gardens and manicured lawns.

Saul Cohen said, “We are very pleased to report these successes, especially during what was the snowiest winter on record in Greater Boston. Eileen Strong O’Boy, Rebecca Davis Tulman, and Mona and Shari Wiener are extraordinary real estate professionals who are well-known to buyers and sellers in the luxury market for their integrity, their marketing abilities and the fact that they have their fingers on the pulse of what today’s high end buyer is seeking in a premier residence or estate property.”

About Hammond Residential Real Estate

Hammond Residential is headquartered in Chestnut Hill, and has three Boston locations and fifteen suburban branch offices. The company reports over two billion dollars in sales volume annually, ranking in sales volume among the top 500 firms in the United States, and as the sixth-highest in mean average sales price and the ninth-highest in sales volume per sales associate. Hammond is well-known as the publisher of the region’s finest magazines featuring local properties for sale, and is an independently owned and operated franchise company within the Real Living Real Estate franchise network.

To learn more, please visit www.HammondRE.com.

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