On the Market: A Brookline Estate with a Cozy Library
The perfect home for a future gala...or reading the latest Tana French.
375 Lee St., Brookline
Price: $ 5,795,000
Size: 6,991 square feet
When you’re ready to throw a post-quarantine bash, this Brookline estate is waiting.
Go ahead and imagine the soirée you’ll throw to make up for all the missed holidays in those massive rooms in this 6,991 square-foot, five bedroom and six bathroom manor. Imagine the cocktail parties in the two-story foyer, where guests take turns making an entrance down the grand curving staircase, dramatically lit by the chandelier. Or throw a Christmas in July party with a giant ornament-decked tree in the living room with its soaring ceiling and fireplace. Maybe your taste is a murder mystery gathering in the handsome, dark library with its crown molding, built-in bookshelves, and double doors that lead out to the ample yard.
In an enviable neighborhood surrounded by other estates, this contemporary home pulls out all the stops. Wood and limestone floors lend a luxe vibe to the rooms, including the contemporary kitchen with its sleek cabinetry and minimal, modern matte steel hood above the granite-topped island. The two-story family room just off the kitchen features a fireplace and a colorful bubble-like light fixture for a pop of color among the soothing earth tones. A wet bar adjacent to the dining room with its molding details and ornate wallpaper calls for craft cocktails for frequent dinner parties. All along the first floor, French doors invite guests to stroll outside.
On the second floor, the kids let loose in the open play space, while the main suite offers an escape for the grownups. There, wood floors set a warm base for the soothing gray walls and white molding, with sunlight streaming in from windows that overlook the yard. Start the day with a soak in the Jacuzzi tub or a luxurious steam shower before more pampering in the walk-in closets. Elsewhere on the floor, three other guest rooms join a spacious guest suite complete with an office and laundry. A basement level fitness area is more proof that you basically never have to leave the house. But when you do, just hop in your car in the three-car garage and hit the road.
For information, contact Karen Mitchell, Karen Kennedy, Sandra Lynch, The Kennedy Lynch Team at Hammond Residential, 375lee.com.
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