6 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms, 8,450 square feet
Last night, the Boston Red Sox dazzled the nation with an incredible World Series victory over the St. Louis Cardinals and the city came alive with celebrations.
If you want to capture the magic of last night’s victory and live amongst champions full-time, look no further than Boston’s most expensive home – The Benjamin Mansion at 74 Beacon Street, listed for $13,950,000
A breathtaking townhome, 74 Beacon is touted as ‘the most outstanding townhouse restoration in Boston!’ Overlooking the Public Garden, The Benjamin Mansion is 8,450 square feet of elegance and luxury, from its palatial double parlors to its rooftop infinity-edge heated lap pool. With 6 bedrooms, 6 full baths, 3 powder rooms, 8 working fireplaces, ‘smart house’ wiring, and a large elevator that services all 6 levels.
Additional amenities include two large decks and a garden, a media room, library, home gym, deeded parking and a Brimmer Street garage space.
World Series trophy not included.
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Actor and comedian
3 stories, 2 bedrooms, 4,480 square feet
Chris Rock wants to be your landlord! The actor and comedian is looking for a tenant for his Brooklyn, NY townhome and you can move right in – if you have $7,950 a month to drop on the rental. Rock made a wise investment when he purchased the 4,480 square foot pad in the mid-90′s for $370,000. Now, similar-sized homes in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn are selling for more than a million dollars!
If you want to be Rock’s tenant and you got that kind of dough, you’ll be living in a limestone and brick townhouse with beautiful original details and modern amenities. The ground floor contains a two-car garage and a private apartment, ideal as guest quarters, with a large living room, a bedroom and a bathroom with a glass shower. The second floor is a massive open space with a half bathroom and a huge eat-in kitchen and dining area with brand new appliances. The top floor features a breathtaking master bedroom suite with a huge walk-in closet, a master bathroom with double sinks and an oversized terrace.
It’s clear from the listing photos that Rock and his family aren’t living full-time in this home, but they’re not too far away. They have a massive spread in the fancy schmancy town of Alpine, New Jersey, which is just a short drive from New York City.
Pablo Cuevas of Douglas Elliman is the leasing agent on the property.
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New York City
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Bam! Emeril is a culinary superstar with his own TV show, restaurants and product lines
6,900 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, 1,000 square feet of outdoor terraces
Have you ever wanted to own a real-life chef’s kitchen? Now’s your chance. Food Network and culinary superstar Emeril Lagasse is selling his 5-bedroom, 7-bathroom, 6,900 square-foot townhome in New York City for $15,000,000. Located in the Upper East Side neighborhood at 158 East 61st Street, Legasse’s for-sale pad is an exquisite six story, single family limestone mansion on a beautiful tree lined street.
The townhome is Georgian inspired and built in 1910. Massive by New York City standards, the house has 6,900 square feet of interior space and an additional 1,000 square feet of terraces and a European-inspired stone garden. The house, which was recently rebuilt from top-to-bottom (including an incredible kitchen, naturally), has an elevator, a wood paneled wine cellar, four gas fireplaces, smart home technology, a water filtration system, six zone central heating and air conditioning, sprinklers, a security system and beautiful curved wood staircase. There is traditional architectural woodwork, magnificent finishes and classic details throughout. Ceiling heights throughout the home range up to 14 feet.
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