Coldwell Banker – The Hammond Group Agent Tracy Shea Represents Seller in Significant Charlestown Single-Family Transaction

1476810042CHESTNUT HILL, MA - Coldwell Banker – The Hammond Group agent Tracy Shea recently represented the seller client in connection with the significant $1,630,000 sale of 1 Laurel Street in Charlestown, a spectacular Victorian-style single family residence, circa 1853, located in historic Monument Square, notable for its inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places as well as for being the location of the Bunker Hill Monument.

Featuring 2,802 square feet of living space, 1 Laurel Street is comprised of eight total rooms which include three bedrooms and two full bathrooms. The residence incorporates a stunning blend of architectural details including high ceilings, original crown moldings, wood-burning fireplaces, and an exterior wrought iron balcony.

First floor property features include spacious living and dining areas with hardwood floors and stained glass accents, in addition to a chef’s kitchen with exterior access, solid surface countertops, and a kitchen island/breakfast bar. An impressive parlor with front exterior balcony access is located on the second level, along with two bedrooms and one bathroom. The private and luxurious master bedroom suite on the third story offers a relaxing sitting area, an en suite bathroom with a double vanity, a custom walk-in closet, and a laundry area.

Rounding off the property interior is a semi-finished lower level which presents the opportunity for additional living space.


Exterior property amenities at 1 Laurel Street include a private brick patio and an oversized roof deck providing unparalleled Bunker Hill Monument and city skyline views. The residence is well-located near a host of area amenities and transportation options, including Route 93, Route 1, multiple MBTA train and bus stops, and ferry service. 

Tracy Shea has been a Boston resident for over twenty-five years, living in both Beacon Hill and Charlestown.  A fifteen-year veteran in the real estate industry, and with a consistent sales volume of over $30 million dollars each year in sales, she is considered one of the city's most successful agents.  She focuses her business in the Charlestown, North End/Waterfront and Downtown neighborhoods.  

As one of the former presidents of the Charlestown Mothers Association, an organization that she still plays an active role in, and having raised with her husband, John, their teenage daughters in Charlestown, she has had experience with almost every youth organization in town and continues to be a strong parent advocate for the Warren-Prescott school. She holds board positions at the Charlestown community center and also the Good Shepherd School, a pre-school that she helped found.

Tracy has experienced the best of city living and loves to share this knowledge with her clients. Her seller clients love her expertise and her "no nonsense and professional" approach to the selling process to get them the best results.  

Hammond Residential Real Estate, part of NRT LLC, the nation’s largest residential real estate brokerage company, is headquartered in Chestnut Hill, MA. The firm has three Boston locations and approximately fourteen suburban branch offices. In 2015, the company reported more than $1.8 billion in sales volume according to MLS PIN and is ranked No. 76 nationwide by volume. Hammond is well-known as the publisher of the region’s finest magazines featuring local properties for sale. Hammond’s Charlestown office is also the exclusive Regents representative of the Luxury Real Estate Network. For more information, visit and