$6 million Newton home on 1.36 acres leads priciest sales

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60 Howland Road rests on park-like grounds in Newton.
60 Howland Road was custom-built in 2008. via

A custom-built home in Newton scored the top spot on our weekly tally of priciest sales, selling for $6,000,000 on Wednesday. A unit in a Seaport high-rise came in No. 2 after it sold for $5,250,000 on Tuesday, and two properties on Marlborough Street finished out our list, a town house that went for $4,700,000 and a penthouse duplex with a $3,525,000 price tag.

60 Howland Road, Newton

This West Newton Hill home on 1.36 acres was custom-built in 2008 and has since been renovated and expanded. Double doors open to a foyer with mahogany floors and a dual staircase. The home has an open floor plan with seven bedrooms, seven full baths, two half baths, and 12,000 square feet of living space. The property also features a family room with a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace, a mahogany-paneled library, a third-floor suite, and a kitchen with a breakfast area. It sold for $6,000,000 on Wednesday.

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50 Liberty Drive, Unit 11A

This 2,036-square-foot unit in the 50 Liberty high-rise in the Seaport District sold Tuesday for $5,250,000, according to its listing. Boasting expansive harbor and city views, this sleek three-bedroom, 2.5-bath home offers floor-to-ceiling windows, a study, and two balconies. The property, found in the left front corner of the building, also includes two garage parking spaces.

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334 Marlborough St.

Sold Monday for $4,700,000, this corner town house combines modern updates with historic details, like original woodwork. Originally built in 1872, according to, this 4,745-square-foot home offers five bedrooms, three full baths, and two half baths, along with seven fireplaces, a renovated kitchen, formal living and dining rooms, bay windows, a laundry room, and a private garden patio. The property also features two pre-paid leased parking spots.

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166 Marlborough St. Units 3 & 4

This penthouse duplex spans two floors and has its own roof deck with a wet bar and wine fridge, according to The four-bed, 2.5-bath home, which boasts a top-floor master suite, sold for $3,525,000 on Monday. The 2,121-square-foot unit has direct elevator access to both floors; a fireplace in the living room; and a kitchen with soapstone counters, high-end appliances, and a pantry. French doors open to a deck with copper accents on the walls. One deeded parking space is included with the property.

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