Unique opportunity to purchase the most outstanding residence in the Boston area, set on a 7.32-acre breathtaking tapestry of lawns, ponds, sculpted rock outcrops and a horticultural encyclopedia of plantings. Woodland Manor provides ultimate privacy and tranquility with city accessibility, 5 miles from the center of Boston. This emerald island rises between the Brookline Country Club and Putterham Meadows Golf Course. Turf walkways and pathways meander through this extraordinary landscape and the winding driveway provides a multi-step reveal of this striking estate. The façade of Indiana limestone creates a home of singular distinction, with 26,000sf of living space constructed with the finest materials and most exacting construction standards. The estate can also be purchased with its entire 14± acres for $55,000,000. The additional acreage comprises five building lots that each represent the best Chestnut Hill location and environment for the construction of a signature property.
Listed by Woodland Manor Team, Deborah M. Gordon and Jonathan Radford of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Brookline
Imagine the splendor of a life lived as a steward of the harbor. This timeless family estate on Little Island in Osterville is set on nearly 4 acres with 2 deep water docks & a private beach. The main residence hosts 6 bedrooms complimented with a separate 2 bedroom guest house, studio apartment & fully applianced boat house. From the properties vantage point, at the head of the inlet, watch as boats of varying shapes and sizes parade in & out of West Bay. The current stewards of this estate have welcomed many seafarers to their docks to tie up while they awaited the rise of the drawbridge into North Bay. They have shared refreshments at their refurbished antique shanty/boathouse & on their private sandy beach. The 4 distinctive dwellings have provided the platform for many get togethers, both formal & informal, but more often than not have been the backdrop to the quiet serenity & immeasurable beauty this unique waterfront oasis has to offer. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity.
Listed by Liz Bone Team, Elizabeth Bone and Kristin J. Coppola of South Shore Sotheby's International Realty
The Chimneys represents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to acquire a pristine 28-acre oceanfront estate. The Rhododendron-lined driveway winds through woodlands dappled in sunlight to arrive at a sanctuary of privacy and peace. The 13,000 SF, 12 fireplace, eight-bedroom home commands a bluff above the Atlantic, awash in horizon-to-horizon seascapes. Below, a sweeping, white sand beach is privately accessed by just seven families. Refined sensibilities prevail throughout the residence: an elegant Dining Room with hand-painted Chinese wallpaper; a Living Room that leads to the oceanside porch; a Music Room with views on three sides; a custom Kitchen with a wood-fired oven and grill; a Master Suite with a mahogany Dressing Room; Guest Rooms that visitors will find memorable. The restored 1906 Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. gardens offer hours of quiet tranquility. Additional buildings on the property include a 4000 SF Carriage House, an Orangerie-style Greenhouse and a 1902 Sears Playhouse.
Listed by Michael Carucci of Gibson Sotheby's International Realty
Stunningly beautiful landscaped 5 acre ocean front peninsula provides privacy for historic manor, artist studio and spacious carriage house. Built in 1849 it is is said to be the second oldest summer home in Manchester. Renovated and improved by the last two of only four owners, Crow Island exceeds today's standard of living with an ocean view from every window! Situated between Black and White beach high on a knoll with views to distant Boston, this property is a slice of tranquil paradise. One feels connected to mainland yet buffered in the privacy of the gated grounds. The charm lies in its fabulous character & architectural detail with many unique rooms the are perfectly sized for comfortable living today. Having withstood the perils of the ocean and the elegant times of glamorous living, Crow Island is a solid piece of the rock that will provide you with an amazing property to build your legacy and call home. A rare opportunity!
Point of View. This exclusive, gated, 9 acre estate boasts truly unparalled 250-degree views of Nantucket Sound& Martha's Vineyard to Hall's Creek, Squaw Island and beyond. *ABSOLUTELY the *FINEST VIEWS* on Cape Cod! The family compound features your own private unspoiled sandy beach, carriage house w/ 1700 sq ft 3 bedroom, 2 bath guest house overlooking Halls Creek, 6 car garage and private caretakers quarters. The exquisite 5 bedroom 10,000 sq ft, award winning home was designed by architect Richard Bertmann and has incorporated striking visual elements (40 ft tower and 3 story rotunda...) in a traditional New England style shingled home. The lavish interior features large gourmet kitchen, huge master bedroom suite, indoor pool, gym, sauna, wine cellar. The property is subdivided into 2 lots. Private showings are available by request. Buyer/Buyer Agent to verify all listing information.
Listed by Jonathan A. Matel of William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
Perched upon an elevated almost ten-acre bay front parcel sits an exceptionally rare offering in arguably the finest location of Oyster Harbors. 'Faraway,' as it is known, evokes the elegance of a bygone era and features commanding vistas of Cotuit Bay, Sampson's Island, Nantucket Sound, and on the horizon, Martha's Vineyard. Stately manicured grounds include sweeping lawns on all sides, a rose garden, gated swimming pool, and a wooden staircase along the breakwater down to a deep-water dock large enough for a substantial yacht. Tastefully updated over the course of 40+ years of single-family ownership, the main home has been meticulously maintained and almost all rooms enjoy a water view. A detached carriage house with garage, two guest bedrooms, a full kitchen, bathroom, and a common area complete this offering. 'Faraway' is an original Oyster Harbors property, the perfect waterfront estate ideal for high level entertaining, private family functions and the most discerning of buyers.
Listed by Robert Kinlin of Robert Paul Properties, Inc
Majestic 1883 Queen Anne/Stick Style Victorian built by renowned architect Henry Van Brunt sits on sunny side of prestigious Brattle Street in historic Old Cambridge. Lush period gardens and outdoor living spaces create a private sanctuary amid the city bustle. 2006 Preservation Award presented for this authentic historical restoration of over 8,000 sq. ft. of Victorian luxury; consisting of a master wing with en-suite, dressing room and study; 4 additional en-suite bedrooms, 6 fireplaces, 3rd floor au-pair/in-law suite, vintage designer kitchen, custom vaulted brick wine cellar, vintage hardware throughout, State of the Art systems, decorative shingle siding, red cedar clapboards, copper lined gutters, original restored windows, granite/brick driveway w/2 car garage, irrigation system, home security & much more. Walk to Harvard Square, BB&N and Shady Hill Schools; Charles River Reserve, renowned universities, social events, cultural venues, restaurants, and museums.
Listed by Gina Brennan and C. Brendan Noonan of C. Brendan Noonan & Co.
Elegant GATED Estate gracefully situated on a serene hilltop with sweeping views overlooking the Weston Golf Club. One of the most exceptional properties in Greater Boston, this private property is comprised of 4 structures all flawlessly constructed and maintained with the finest finishes and attention to detail. The exquisitely terraced grounds include stone walls, mature trees, an orchard, and fountains along with an incredible swimming pool with Pool House Cabana overlooking an award-winning tennis court. The stunning 15,000 sqft Main House was designed by Patrick Ahern and built by Thoughtforms, featuring 6 bedrooms, 7 full and 3 half bathrooms. The Carriage House has 1 complete apartment with the potential for a 2nd above 8 car bays. Lastly, the Caretaker's Cottage with separate private access can be used for an office, apartment or yoga studio.
Listed by Tracy Campion, Martha Bennett and Rikki Conley of Campion & Company Fine Homes Real Estate
The quintessential Seven Gates waterfront compound, this outstanding retreat awaits amidst Martha's Vineyard's most beautiful surrounds. With jaw-dropping views and immediate sandy beachfront, the property features a main residence and barn designed and built by South Mountain Company. Immaculately kept, the structures are virtually turn-key. The interiors offer rich details, displaying highest level craftsmanship, and elegant design, perfect for relaxation and enjoying the sensory delights of the seaside. Views of the Sound and Elizabeth Islands are readily available from nearly every room, including from the guest suite above the barn. Just off the main house is an inviting pool area, complete with bluestone patio, extensive stone walls and hardscape. The property is set within the one of the most incomparable private areas of the Island. Seven Gates Farm has a rich history, and comprises approximately 1600 acres.
Listed by William Rossi and Peyton Wallace of Compass
Prepare to be amazed by Kragsyde, an astonishing private waterfront estate set atop a rocky outcropping on Boston's storied North Shore. Finished in 2015 and claiming the preeminent site in the exclusive Smith's Point neighborhood of Manchester-by-the-Sea, this modern stone and glass eyrie is a spectacular waterfront property that combines uncompromised ocean views with breathtaking modern architecture, contemporary convenience and unsurpassed luxury. Kragsyde has a lineage as distinguished as its location. Its 1880s namesake was among the first of Smith's Point's magnificent summer "cottages," an outstanding Shingle Style home that set the standard for its day. Today, Kragsyde sets a new standard for the 21st century while paying homage to the original vision: It is a house that is substantial, yet natural; imposing, yet blending seamlessly with its site; private, yet open to breathtaking coastal views.
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