Either-Or: A New Hampshire Estate vs. a Cambridge Loft

by Madeline Bilis | October 29, 2017 5:41 am

All Photographs courtesy of Better Homes & Gardens, The Masiello Group (Concord); courtesy of Unlimited Sotheby’s International Realty (Cambridge)

328 Hopkinton
Road, Concord, New Hampshire
Sale Price: $660,000 One Earhart Street, Unit 503, Cambridge

6,362 square feet
Asking Price
Days on Market
752 square feet

Finding your dream home doesn’t happen overnight. In the case of this almost-30-acre estate in New Hampshire, it took more than a year for the right buyers to come along (much to their advantage—the property eventually closed at $70,000 under the initial asking price). Stretching to more than 6,000 square feet, the house offers its new owners a dining room with custom paneling and a built-in wet bar, as well as a sunroom where light streams in from skylights and sliding glass doors.

In Cambridge, of course, homes don’t typically sit for long, and this luxe loft, which also sold for $660,000, was no exception. Eight times smaller than the Concord abode, the condo makes the best use of its 752 square feet with a sleek glass staircase leading to a lofted bedroom and soaring ceilings that give the illusion of space. And instead of acres of farmland outside, the city is the new occupants’ playground, with a coveted off-street parking spot and proximity to Lechmere Station for a stress-free commute.


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