Hammond Agents Close on Significant $2,545,000 Newton Transaction

Posted by Leaura Levine — August 2, 2016

1470158303CHESTNUT HILL, MA - Two Hammond Residential Real Estate teams closed on the significant $2,545,000 sale of 12 Irvington Street in Newton, a spectacular Victorian-style residence, circa 1900, located in Newton’s desirable Waban Village. The team of Kathy Krongel and Ann Marie Paul represented the seller and the Matt Montgomery Group represented the buyer.

Situated on over one quarter of an acre of land and featuring 5,163 square feet of living space, 12 Irvington Street is comprised of twelve total rooms which include five bedrooms, five full bathrooms, and one half-bathroom. The residence, which was thoughtfully renovated by Newton builder Strongheart Construction to blend the best of period detail with modern convenience, offers beautiful architectural details such as stained glass, hardwood flooring, bay and bow windows, and a fireplace.

The first floor features an open floor plan that accommodates a dining room, a living room with a fireplace, a stunning chef’s kitchen with a breakfast area, a family room, and a screened-in porch. There is also a spacious mudroom providing direct access to a two car garage.

Second story rooms include a master bedroom with two dressing room closets and an en suite four-piece spa-like bathroom, as well as two additional bedrooms with en suite bathrooms.


Three additional rooms are located on the third level, and a finished basement rounds off the property interior with a playroom, a guest room, and an additional bathroom.

Exterior property features include a porch, a patio, and a generously-sized storage shed, in addition to a sprinkler system and five paved driveway spaces. The residence is well-located and in proximity to a host of restaurant, retail, and transportation options, including the MBTA Green Line and Route 128/95.

A longtime resident of Newton, Kathy Krongel is recognized as one of the foremost brokers in the community. Her expertise in evaluating property values and developing innovative marketing plans has earned her a loyal following of past clients and customers. Originally trained as an artist, Kathy has a longstanding interest in architecture and an eye for interior design. She helps her clients prepare their homes for the market by making suggestions on necessary repairs and cosmetic changes that will enhance the property value. Kathy's strong knowledge of the market is coupled with a high energy level and a commitment to serving her buyers and sellers well.

A lifelong resident of the Boston area, Ann Marie Paul has lived in our Western suburbs for the past twenty-five years. Specializing in Wellesley and Newton – communities that she knows very well – Ann Marie brings a wealth of experience to the buyers and sellers she serves.

Active in residential brokerage since 1983, Ann Marie came to brokerage after an eleven year career in pharmaceutical management. Widely respected by her peers in the industry, she is known as a hardworking broker with a high energy level who is good with details and follow-through. Her empathy for her clients is best evidenced by how well she listens to the concerns of her buyers and sellers.

Matthew Montgomery has built not only one of the top residential real estate teams in Newton and Brookline, but also one of the top teams in Massachusetts.  Matt has proven himself as a force in the market, expanding the business he worked to build over the previous decade.  Matt has sought out a team of agents including Ashley Desmond, Kelly Farrell Salem, Lauren Carroll, and Kristina Lamarre to assist him in managing his growing business.  Together with these seasoned agents and his longtime transaction manager Katie Faraone, Matt has established his team as the most consistently productive in the market and also as a group completely committed to servicing their diverse buyer and seller clients at the highest possible level. Hammond Residential Real Estate’s Brookline/Newton office is located at 826 Boylston Street. If you are interested in the purchase or sale of luxury properties in Newton or in and around Greater Boston, please visit: 




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