Last night’s Academy Awards made Bostonians proud as “Spotlight” won for best picture. The movie is set in Boston and showcases many scenes of Boston neighborhoods and buildings. As with any award show, the Academy Awards were a dazzling display of celebrities and got us thinking about some of the beautiful homes they must live in. Although there are not a ton of them that live in Boston, we found 10 amazing properties that we think quite a few on the red carpet would love to call home!
6 Union Park – $5,795,000
Unique offering of building and architectural plans for a single family home in one of the South End’s most coveted locations. This stunning building on prime Union Park location offers approx 6360sf of living area. Architectural plans have been designed for a grand single family home with elevator access to all floors that includes 5 bedrooms, including an oversized master suite floor-through, 6 full baths, 3 half baths, a separate au-pair/in-law suite, a playroom, library/office with private entrance, 2 family rooms, a top floor den opening into a roofdeck, a patio, a deck above a 4-car garage, 5 fireplaces, great ceiling height throughout, and ample closet/storage. Steps to the best restaurants, shops, and arts the neighborhood has to offer.
282 Beacon , #7 – $4.6 Million
Sweeping river and city views! This gracious home has a flexible floor plan with entertaining in mind. A boutique co op residence of ten units, residents enjoy two parking spaces, live-in superintendent, professional mgmt., and concierge service. Direct elevator opens to a foyer with arched ceilings and harlequin inspired flooring. The wood paneled study has one of four fireplaces in the home and many built ins. The living room has rich mahogany walls with custom details, 3 directions of river views and bar. The fabric walled living room has wainscoting and a bow window. A cook’s kitchen includes Subzero fridge, Bosch ovens, wine fridge, gas top cooking, a flower cutting sink, glass cabinets, and two dishwashers. Separate laundry room. The master suite has walk in closet and built ins as well as spa like bath with soaking tub and radiant flooring. Guest bedrooms have city view, ample closet space, and marble en suite baths.
448 Beacon , #2 – $4.5 Million
The Residences at Hooper Mansion provide a luxurious lifestyle unlike any other in the City of Boston. Six spacious units feature elegant detail, the finest finishes, and expansive floor plans within a magnificent historic building. Hooper Mansion is located on Beacon Street in Bostons prestigious Back Bay, mere blocks from the Public Garden and Boston Common. The Residences boast spectacular views of both the Charles River and the Boston skyline, while retaining a sense of intimacy that is typically only found in a single-family home. A dedicated concierge, direct elevator access to selected units, ample on site parking, and a lush rooftop garden complete this boutique building. Ideally situated, and impeccably constructed, The Residences at Hooper Mansion redefine luxury living in Bostons exclusive Back Bay neighborhood. 1 deeded parking space included.
22 Liberty Drive , Ph1d – $5,799,000
Experience the finest Views of Boston Harbor and the Downtown Skyline from this stunning Penthouse at Twenty Two Liberty. Newly completed, this pristine home features a breathtaking open-concept kitchen, living and dining room with spacious private balcony and three bedroom suites, all surrounded by floor to ceiling windows. The impeccably designed kitchen is complete with high-gloss white lacquer cabinetry and state-of-the-art appliances by Wolf, Sub Zero and Miele. Each bedroom includes a spacious walk-in closet, luxurious en-suite bath and the water views that only Twenty Two Liberty can offer. Private amenities to indulge and entertain residents include 24-Hour concierge, two garage parking spaces, fitness center, resident clubroom, and lifestyle services. A truly rare opportunity in Bostons newest and most sought after luxury address.
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1 Franklin Street , Ph 2E – $8,950,000
Rise above it all with The Millennium Tower Boston Custom Penthouse Collection offering sweeping, unparalleled panoramic views of Boston Harbor to the Charles River and beyond from floor to ceiling windows in every room. Bath and kitchen cabinetry selections as well as hard wood flooring options all amongst hand selected finishes from world renowned cabinet designer Christopher Peacock. Millennium Tower Boston residents will enjoy 5-star services, doormen, 24-hour concierge, plus access to an exclusive two-story Club with dramatic owners lounge offering private dining and bar, screening room, billiard parlor, library, private function room, outdoor terrace, childrens playroom, 75-foot lap pool and the largest residential-only fitness facility in Boston.
181 Clyde St – $7.9 Million
Do not miss out on the ultimate in luxury and refinement just weeks to completion! Newly constructed home in the most desirable section of Brookline with heated driveway and walkways. Take the elevator to any floor and experience the ultimate in luxury, technology, and craftsmanship. The master suite boasts a ceiling filled Infinity tub, and his and her bath separated by a center island walk-in closet. There are 4 additional en-suite bedrooms. First floor offers a walnut study and three-season-octagon-room leading to a very large Lynx outdoor kitchen. All hydro units are equipped with the latest in air purification. Second floor bathrooms have individually controlled radiant heated floors. Lifetime-warranty on simulated slate roof, with lower copper roof and gutters wrapping the entire house. Control your lighting, heating, and surround sound with a touch of your phone. This incredible property abuts 15th fairway of The Country Club.
32 Derne St , 5C – $5.3 Million
This magnificent triplex residence in the heart of Beacon Hill defines luxury living. Custom appointed finishes and meticulous attention to detail, this desirable floor plan has two private terraces overlooking the State House and features 3 bedrooms, a family room and 3.5 baths. Coffered ceilings enhance the grandeur and elegance of the vast living room, which includes a gas fireplace, the dining room and a chef’s kitchen. Other amenities include direct-access deeded onsite garage parking and a concierge. Estimated completion date of Fall 2016.
181 Atlantic Avenue – $6,695,000
Welcome to “Kingsview”! Magnificent shingle style home at the mouth of Little Harbor with water views from most every room. This landmark residence is situated on 2 acres with spectacular gardens featured in the American Gardens Program at the Smithsonian. Extraordinary turn of the century details blend seamlessly with high end renovations. Only the highest quality finishes have been chosen with hand painted murals, stunning wood moldings and 5 gas fireplaces with marble surrounds. Custom designed kitchen features Habersham Cabinetry, granite counters, island seating, breakfast nook, butler’s hall and built-in wine curio. Spectacular all glass conservatory with radiant heat. Elegant living room and dining room with built-in china cabinet. Incredible Master Suite with dressing area, cherry paneled library and balcony overlooking the Atlantic. Enjoy seaside living from the sweeping wraparound porches, outdoor kitchen, pool & fully equipped pool house. Step to the beach, kayak on the”run”
401 Beacon Street – $15.5 Million
401 Beacon Street is situated in the Back Bay, Bostons most prestigious neighborhood. A six story building, it consists of five (5) oversized and grand full floor residences of approximately 2700 square feet each, accessed via direct elevator. There are three (3) additional apartments on the first floor. Situated on the corner with Gloucester Street, there are exposures on four sides in the upper units affording iconic views of the Charles River, Back Bay skyline, and Downtown. Elegant proportions for distinguished city living include grand entry foyers, separate formal dining rooms, private libraries/media rooms, and butlers pantries.
201 Highland Street – $5,880,000
Situated in the sought -after neighborhood of West Newton Hill, w/ over 12,000 SQ FT of living space. A remarkable combination of dcor & custom design. Built in 2009 by renowned architect & contractor. The finely appointed interiors convey a welcoming & relaxed sensibility which flows seamlessly throughout the home. A grand foyer opens to a formal living room w/ fireplace, a dining room w/ expansive bay, & partners office w/ fireplace. The luxurious kitchen offers all that today’s lifestyle desires-for entertaining & warm family living, including a large breakfast room & screened porch. The kitchen opens to a dramatic step down family room w/ a stone wood burning fireplace &custom built- ins. The inspired second floor layout offers 4 en-suite bedrooms. The master features walk-in closets, a sitting room w/fireplace, gym. The 3rd fl has a living room & an additional master suite.