Hammond Agents Close on Significant $2,750,000 Brookline Transaction

1485212865CHESTNUT HILL, MA - Hammond Residential Real Estate Chestnut Hill agents closed on the significant $2,750,000 sale of 20 Francis Street in Brookline, an elegant Victorian-style multi-family residence, circa 1890, that is located in one of the most desirable suburbs in proximity to the City of Boston. Stacey Steck represented the seller and the team of Pauline Ho Bynum and Erin Baumgartner represented the buyer.

Featuring 5,440 square feet of living space situated on almost one quarter of an acre of land, 20 Francis Street consists of fifteen total rooms which include seven bedrooms, three full bathrooms, and one half-bathroom. Zoned for three-units but currently demised to accommodate two, the residence impressively blends period detail with modern amenities.

The eleven-room owner’s unit features details such as high ceilings, a handsome staircase, hardwood flooring, rich moldings, and multiple fireplaces. There is also a spacious kitchen and a family room presenting the opportunity for conversion to an additional first-level bedroom.

Accessed by a separate entrance, the private four-room rental unit on the third level incorporates a living room, a kitchen, and two bedrooms. The residence also features central air conditioning and ceiling fans.


Exterior property amenities at 20 Francis Street include a screened porch and a patio area, in addition to two garage and four off-street parking spaces. The residence is located near a host of restaurant, retail, and transportation options and provides convenient and easy access to Boston and beyond via Route 9, and multiple MBTA Green Line and bus stops.

A veteran broker specializing in Brookline's Coolidge Corner neighborhood, Stacey Steck came into residential real estate after ten years of managing investment portfolios at MFS Investment Management. Her business acumen and her ability to relate well with home buyers and sellers made her transition to brokerage a natural one. Clients recognize Stacey's capabilities, integrity, and trustworthiness throughout the buying/selling process. She is a national award winning agent and has received her GRI and Certified Buyer Representative certifications.

Pauline Ho Bynum and Erin Baumgartner form a team that understands their clientele's manifold interests, needs and goals. They offer exceptional knowledge of the market and local communities, and they are proud of their reputation for professional integrity and personal commitment to their clients.

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 11 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: