Hammond Agents Close on Significant $3,545,000 Brookline Transaction

1480369846CHESTNUT HILL, MA - Hammond Residential Real Estate agents closed on the significant $3,545,000 sale of 131 Laurel Road in Brookline, a classic Colonial-style residence, circa 1938, located in one of the most desirable suburbs in proximity to Boston.  Eileen Strong O’Boy represented the seller and Cheryll Getman represented the buyer.

Featuring 4,896 square feet of living space and situated on almost one acre of land, 131 Laurel Road is comprised of eleven total rooms which include four bedrooms, five full-bathrooms, and one half-bathroom. The residence was renovated and expanded to incorporate a delightful mix of period detail with modern amenities.

The first level features an entertainment-sized living room, dining room, and family room, which include details such as coffered ceilings, surround sound wiring, and gas fireplaces with chimneys. On this level, there is also a spectacular kitchen with lovely accents including marble and teak countertops, a Jerusalem stone backsplash, and top-of-the-line appliances. A grand library and a light-filled sun room are also on the first story.

A luxurious master bedroom with a tray ceiling, a gas-fired fireplace, and an en suite bathroom with a Jacuzzi is located on the second story, along with three additional generously-sized bedrooms. Rounding of the property interior is a finished lower level featuring an impressive home theater, an exercise room, and a laundry area.


Exterior property amenities at 131 Laurel Road include an in ground gunite swimming pool, a waterfall, a spacious bluestone patio, and impressive stone retaining walls and cedar fencing. There are also parking accommodations for two vehicles in an attached garage, as well as four off-street parking spaces.

Located near a host of restaurant, retail, and transportation options, 131 Laurel Road provides convenient and easy access to Boston and beyond via Route 9, and the property is also in proximity to the MBTA Green Line.

Eileen Strong O’Boy is a consistent and top producing agent in the Brookline/Newton market. Born and raised in the area, and a product of the local schools, Eileen is truly in and of the market she serves. Eileen’s buyers and sellers routinely benefit from her extensive knowledge of the community resources available in Brookline and Newton. Whether it is a condominium unit in Coolidge Corner, an estate residence in Brookline, or a Tudor house in Waban, chances are good that Eileen is familiar with the property.

Cheryll Getman is a longtime Newton resident. She is a Boston University graduate who taught elementary school for several years before managing a family-owned travel agency. After entering the residential brokerage community in the late 1980’s, Cheryll quickly established herself as one of the marketplace's leading agents. Her knowledge of the Newton community and its surrounding suburban towns is extensive. She prides herself on the number of area individuals and families who rely on her for their real estate needs.

Hammond Residential Real Estate, part of NRT LLC, the nation’s largest residential real estate brokerage company, is headquartered in Chestnut Hill, Mass.  The firm has three Boston locations and eleven 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 Chestnut Hill office is also the exclusive Regents representative of the Luxury Real Estate Network.  For more information, visit