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The penthouse apartment at 1 Huntington Ave. sold for $8,000,000 on Wednesday.
The penthouse apartment at 1 Huntington Ave. sold for $8,000,000 on Wednesday. realtor.com

In our weekly roundup, the four priciest home sales were in Boston proper. A penthouse apartment on Huntington Avenue took the top spot, raking in $8,000,000, followed by a downtown high-rise that sold for $5,000,000, and units in the South End and the Seaport District that went for $3,000,000-plus. 

From floor-to-ceiling windows to a pet spa, these homes offer lavish amenities.

Check them out:

1 Huntington Ave. Apt. 1801, Boston

. —redfin.com
. —redfin.com

The 18th-floor penthouse of this Copley Square building is 4,298 square feet in size, provides views of the Charles River from the living room and master wing, and, at 11 feet high, boasts the building’s highest ceilings. There are five bedrooms, five full baths, and two half baths in the apartment, as well as a private deck off the living room. On Wednesday, the property sold for $8,000,000. Building amenities include two valet parking spaces, an on-site residents-only gym, extra storage on the fourth floor, and room service from restaurant Sorellina.

1 Franklin St. Unit 4203, Boston

. —realtor.com
. —realtor.com

This corner residence in Millennium Tower in the Downtown Crossing area sold for $5,000,000 on Tuesday. Situated on the 42d floor, the 2,222-square-foot unit includes three bedrooms and 3.5 baths. The 10-foot-high ceilings, wide-plank oak floors, marble baths, and floor-to-ceiling glass windows showcasing panoramic views of the Charles River, Beacon Hill, and the Financial District are all just a taste of the luxuries offered in this unit.

137-140 Shawmut Ave. Unit 8B, Boston

. —realtor.com
. —realtor.com

Selling for $3,372,200 on Monday, this three-bedroom and 3.5-bath residence features floor-to-ceiling windows offering Back Bay and Downtown views, a gas fireplace, two private decks, and garage parking for two cars. The unit is 2,630 square feet. The building has concierge services, a gym, lounge, common courtyard, and pet spa.

50 Liberty Dr., Boston

. —realtor.com
. —realtor.com

A 1,615-square-foot unit inside 50 Liberty Dr. sold for $3,275,000 on Monday. With two bedrooms and 2.5 baths, the home boasts high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, and a balcony overlooking Boston Harbor. The building’s amenities include 24-hour concierge service and a doorman, as well as a club room with a waterfront terrace and fitness center.

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