Successfully marketed and sold by Gem Mutlu, this historic residence sold for $150,000 more than the original list price, making it the most expensive Jamaica Plain sale in ten years
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There is something whimsical and charming about living in a centuries-old home. For some, homes with unique style and personality are infinitely warmer than those with sharp edges and sterile white interiors. Built with pristine vintage details and modern upgrades, 40 Greenough Avenue is the dream for nostalgic homeowners who appreciate the beauty of a historic residence but value the comforts of the contemporary age. Retrofitted with modernized interiors, this jewel of a residence nestled in Jamaica Plains historic Sumner Hill conveys that history is truly something to appreciate. Thebuyersimmediately appreciated the extraordinary craftsmanship and elegant details it incorporates, reflected by their record-breaking purchase significantly over asking price.
40 Greenough Avenue has lovingly maintained its historical charm while also adapting to changing times. The result is a residence that pays homage to its historical charm while providing plenty of visual interest to suit contemporary tastes. With five bedrooms and five full and two half baths, this 5,183 SF dwelling isnt modest. However, its architectural elements maintain a sense of authenticity, offering amenity-rich living and intricate 18-century details that today seem one of a kind.
Throughout the stately residence, homeowners will discover exquisite period details combined with ultra-modern extras, including a built-in wet bar lining the fourth-floor hallway. Upon setting foot inside the home, residents find themselves in the grand entryway surrounded by distinctive crown moldings and beautiful hardwood floors that help unify the space and ground the design. To the left lies a stunning mahogany library, perfect for studying, relaxing and stylishly displaying any cherished book collection. To the right, residents can sip their morning coffee in the sun- drenched living room, complete with an embellished fireplace and space for a grand piano. Just beyond the dramatic cherry staircase, a second ornate fireplace is found in the dining room, which naturally flows through deep hardwood double doors into the brightly-lit chefs kitchen with a sweeping center island and soaring ceilings. Upstairs, the divine master suite presents a marble fireplace, massive windows overlooking the homes lush gardens and an opulent en-suite marble bath with a soaking tub and separate glass shower. Other special highlights include stained glass windows, a laundry room with ample storage space and three gas fireplaces throughout the homes third and fourth floors. The lower level offers an impressive wine storage room that is a work of art itself. The sprawling entertaining spaces continue outside through a conservatory with walls of glass to a private bluestone patio and temperature-controlled lap pool.
Jamaica Plain has evolved into one of Boston's most eclectic and sought-after neighborhoods. Located in the heart of the city, 40 Greenough Avenue is minutes away from several nearby parks, the Arnold Arbotetum, the Jamaica Pond, various fine restaurants and nightlife options and the MBTA. From the stunning Victorian dwellings to the ease of public transportation to the natural beauty of its green spaces, its no wonder its residential market has become desirable.
For more information about the innovative marketing and seamless process of this unique, record-breaking sale, contact Gem Mutlu at (617) 320-6708 or firstname.lastname@example.org.