Melinda Mitchell Shumway Represents Seller in Significant Concord Estate Sale for $3.9 Million

Posted by Leaura Levine — July 13, 2015

1436806228CHESTNUT HILL, MA - Melinda Mitchell Shumway recently represented the seller in connection with the $3,900,000 sale of 1235-5 Monument Street in Concord, an elegant French Country-style Chateau constructed by Kistler-Knapp in one of the finest estate locations in Greater Boston.

Situated on over six and one-quarter acres of land, 1235-5 Monument Street features 10,551 square feet of living space and nineteen total rooms, which include five bedrooms, five full bathrooms, and one half-bathroom. Impressive architectural details throughout the residence include beam ceilings, French doors, marble flooring, and custom-built furniture. Designed for entertaining, interior amenities at the property include an expansive living room leading to a sun-filled conservatory, a luxurious first-floor master wing complete with office and bubinga cabinetry, in addition to a wine cellar and massage room.


Exterior property amenities at 1235-5 Monument Street include a grand arrival courtyard, a large stone patio overlooking exquisitely manicured grounds, and a balcony. Three garage and ten off-street parking spaces complete the property.

Having lived in Concord for over twenty-one years, Melinda Mitchell Shumway has developed an understanding and an appreciation for the workings of the community and surrounding towns. A graduate of Bucknell University, her professional background includes experience in marketing, management, and sales positions at ACF Industries, GTE, ROLM, IBM, and Siemens.

After the corporate world, Melinda spent twelve years as a trustee of Blair Academy in New Jersey. She has also volunteered locally in the public schools, as well as many other civic organizations for many years. She is currently on the Development Committee of the Emerson Umbrella Center for the Arts, a member of the Garden Club of Concord, and the District Coordinator for the National Charity League, a mother-daughter organization that serves local non-profits. Melinda and her husband have two children who have attended local public and area private schools. Melinda has lived all over the United States and feels she brings to her real estate clients a breadth of professional experience with an eye focused on the bottom line. Whether you are a first-time buyer looking to enter the local market, a long time resident considering a move, or an empty nester working on a retirement strategy, Melinda's interest is in helping you make smart decisions.

Melinda is currently marketing 73 Monument Street in Concord, a lovely in-town 3,799 square foot Italianate residence featuring modern amenities such as a chef’s kitchen, a large master suite, and a media room. Additionally, she is also marketing 144 Sandy Pond Road in Lincoln, a 6,424 square foot Norman-style chateau located on over six private acres on one of Lincoln's most scenic roads.

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