I'm a big fan of old-fashioned Valentine's Day cards, even the little ones with silly saying that I remember from my elementary school days. It would be fun to spend a few aimless hours perusing these cards, but this is after all a real estate blog...sooo... as we look toward the day of hearts and cupids, I think it'd be fun to tour some uber-glam and very romantic luxury homes for sale in the Boston suburbs. Ready? Me too!
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I'm pleased to share this infographic we created to highlight home values across Boston's MetroWest suburbs. Mapping home values makes it fairly easy to see the big difference in prices as you head further away (or closer in) to Boston. Whether you're looking to live in Wellesley & have a lightning fast commute to Boston or get more house for your money a bit further away in Hopkinton, hopefully this chart will be a helpful rule of thumb.
It's almost summer and that means many glorious waterfront homes are hitting the market in the Boston suburbs. Check out our gallery of luxury waterfront estates for sale in the Boston suburbs.
We may not be able to live in Buckingham Palace, but here are some breathtaking "castles" right here at home.
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The luxury real estate market in the Boston suburbs is faring pretty well this winter. Since December, 234 single family homes have sold in excess of $1M, with an average sale price of $1,666,918. 227 single family homes sold during the same time last winter at an average sale price of $1,538,298. The average days on the market has increased from 187 days to 214 days.
This historic waterfront home in Southborough, MA sold in December for $1,050,000.
Here's a sampling of homes sold in the suburbs west of Boston this winter:
Luxury Home Sales, West of Boston
Address List price Sale price Assessed value
49 Draper Rd, Dover, MA $1,399,000 $1,350,000 $1,329,900
56 Farm St, Dover, MA $2,500,000 $1,833,472 $2,496,600
94 Centre St, Dover, MA $1,225,000 $1,124,350 $1,172,100
10Powder House Rd, Dover $1,199,000 $1,080,000 $1,401,500
2 Bretton Rd, Dover, MA $1,225,000 $1,168,000 $1,186,100
29 Minuteman Rd, Medfield $1,650,000 $1,413,475 $1,326,800
1 Bunker Rd, Medfield, MA $1,125,000 $1,100,000 $970,700
39 Oriole Rd, Medfield, MA $1,099,000 $1,050,000 $898,500
88 Pine Grove St, Needham $1,359,000 $1,297,000 not available
177 Bridle Trail Rd, Needham$2,279,000 $2,031,250 $1,917,500
228 Edgewater Dr, Needham $2,145,000 $1,885,000 not available
9 Newbury Park, Needham $1,499,000 $1,528,950 not available
28 Clarke Rd, Needham, MA $2,825,000 $2,650,000 $1,296,000
69 Whiting Way, Needham $1,195,000 $1,162,000 not available
46 Arch St, Needham, MA $1,495,000 $1,420,000 not available
Upland Rd, Needham, MA $1,435,000 $1,405,000 not available
4 Barn Lane, Southborough $1,525,000 $1,200,000 not avail
120 Main St, Southborough $1,199,000 $1,050,000 $896,800
3 Brookside Farm, Sudbury $1,299,000 $1,234,000 not available
774 Concord Road, Sudbury$1,199,000 $1,279,021 $1,030,100
Old Vineyard, Wayland, MA$1,199,900 $1,135,000 $1,536,200
11 White Oak Rd, Wellesley $3,690,000 $3,110,000 $2,678,000
151 Forest St, Wellesley $1,875,000 $1,775,000 $1,797,000
86 Suffolk Rd, Wellesley $1,850,000 $1,750,000 $2,067,000
53 Damien Rd, Wellesley $1,875,000 $1,797,500 $2,305,000
11 Shadow Ln, Wellesley $1,199,000 $1,100,000 not available
14 Ingersoll Rd, Wellesley $1,035,000 $1,035,000 $993,000
34 Leighton Rd, Wellesley $1,699,000 $1,475,000 $1,248,000
36 Sagamore Rd, Wellesley $1,200,000 $1,120,000 $1,249,000
58 Pine Plain Rd, Wellesley $1,599,000 $1,500,000 not available
15 Bradley Ave, Wellesley $1,585,000 $1,550,000 not available
31 Garrison Rd, Wellesley $1,699,000 $1,600,000 not available
29 Lincoln Rd, Wellesley $2,399,000 $1,900,000 $1,448,000
49 Chesterton Rd, Wellesley $1,995,000 $1,860,000 $1,714,000
8 Poplar Rd, Wellesley, MA $1,499,900 $1,420,000 not available
36 Tanglewood Rd, Wellesley$2,299,000 $2,100,000 $1,862,000
50 Kirkland Circle, Wellesley, $1,250,000 $1,160,000 $782,000
27 Yarmouth Rd, Wellesley $1,995,000 $1,875,000 $2,080,000
7 Lehigh Road, Wellesley $1,339,000 $1,250,000 $1,141,000
5 Scotch Pine Rd, Weston $1,300,000 $1,150,000 $1,886,300
6 Baldwin Circle, Weston $1,587,000 $1,312,500 $1,540,500
137 Newton St, Weston $2,749,000 $2,625,000 $2,574,900
6 Buckskin Drive, Weston $1,399,000 $1,350,000 $1,197,800
30 Old Rd, Weston, MA $2,700,000 $2,725,000 $4,169,500
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Sherborn, MA is among the Boston suburbs on Forbes Magazine's list of "America's Most Expensive Zip Codes". Who else is on the list?
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Is it possible to find a home for sale in Wellesley that's not a sky high price? Last week a real estate firm released a report claiming Wellesley was the 7th most expensive housing market in the country (although this was disputed by some who took a closer look at the statistics). Certainly Wellesley is home to many out-of-sight priced homes, including a sprawling estate home for sale in Wellesley's Dana Hall neighborhood in excess of $10M. Homes that most of us could never afford. And right now there are 120 homes for sale in Wellesley in excess of the million dollar mark.
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