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Top sales: Historic Back Bay penthouse goes for over $5 million

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191 Commonwealth Ave., Apt 61 sold for $5,097,500 on Monday.
191 Commonwealth Ave., Apt. 61, sold for $5,097,500 on Monday. via MLS

Two homes in Boston were the top sellers this week: A Back Bay penthouse went for $5,097,500, and a six-level, single-family home in the South End got $4,750,000.

A new home in Cambridge came in close behind, at $4,700,000, while a Gloucester estate went for $3,850,000. Another week in Greater Boston, more big home sales.

Check them out:

191 Commonwealth Ave., Apt. 61, Back Bay

. —via MLS
. —via MLS

This four-bedroom, four-bath, 4,072-square-foot penthouse in the historic Hotel Agassiz building sold for $5,097,500 on Monday. Inside, you’ll find original details, as well as modern updates and city views. The master suite has a sitting room and double walk-in closets. Other amenities include an eat-in kitchen with double ovens, fireplaces in the library and living room, three butler’s pantries, a dining room and a foyer with skylights, and a separate laundry room.

25 Rutland Square, South End

. —via MLS
. —via MLS

On Friday, Oct. 27, this four-bedroom, 4.5-bath, 4,300-square-foot single-family in the South End sold for $4,750,000. The home, which spans six levels, underwent extensive renovation, particularly in the kitchen, where you will find a large center island and stainless-steel appliances. In the family room/office, there is a skylight, wet bar, and access to a deck with a sauna. The parlor offers high ceilings, crown molding, two marble fireplaces, and Juliet balconies. All of the bedrooms have en-suite baths. The attached garage offers parking for two cars and extra storage. The home, on 0.04 of an acre, also has a roof deck.

175 Coolidge Hill, Cambridge

. —via MLS
. —via MLS

Newly built, this home with six bedrooms, 5.5 baths, and 6,960 square feet of living space sold for $4,700,000 on Oct. 31. It offers a kitchen/family room space that leads to a patio through French doors. In the great room,  you’ll find a cathedral ceiling and windows offering treetop views. Other highlights of the home include a media room and a two-car attached garage. The house sits on 0.27 of an acre.

129 Atlantic Road, Gloucester

. —via MLS
. —via MLS

Set right on the water, this home, called “Terra Firma,” sold for $3,850,000 on Friday, Oct. 27. The estate offers four bedrooms, 4.5 baths, and 8,441 square feet of living space and is set on a 1.09-acre lot. Inside you’ll find luxurious features, such as granite flooring, radiant heat, cherry doors, intricate moldings, and fireplace mantels from Italy.

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