Cushing Village Deal With Town ‘Close’ As Deadline Looms

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Photo: Cushing Village. Will the final chapter of the saga known as Cushing Village be written tonight? Or will the Belmont Board of Selectmen and national developer Toll Brothers go down to the last few days before striking a deal on the cusp of a late August deadline? Answering the question will occur at the […]

Sold in Belmont: ‘Birder’s’ First Home Is A Historic Hit

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Photo: Birdland. A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes”: • 74 Richmond Rd., Colonial (1935). Sold: $807,400. Listed at $789,000. Living area: 1,935 sq.-ft. 7 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. On the market: 59 days. • 10 Indian Hill Rd., Colonal (1930). Sold: $1,270,000. Listed at $1,150,000. Living area: 2,293 sq.-ft. 9 rooms, […]

Sold In Belmont: Condo Quintet A Nice Affordability Sound; Common Million Again

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Photo:  A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes”: • 135 Slade St., Top floor condominium (1920). Sold: $649,000. Listed at $648,500. Living area: 1,777 sq.-ft. 8 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. On the market: 74 days. • 267 Beech St., Unit 2, Top floor condominium (1928). Sold: $725,000. Listed at $749,000. Living area: […]

Sold In Belmont: Mansions (And A Simple Ranch) Required Millions To Buy

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Photo: A.  A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes”: • 52 Grant Ave., Unit 2, Townhouse (2007). Sold: $800,000. Listed at $730,000. Living area: 1,955 sq.-ft. 5 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 2 full, 2 half baths. On the market: 100 days. • 635 Concord Ave., Colonial-ish (2005). Sold: $1,958,000. Listed at $2,100,000. Living […]

Sold in Belmont: Clifton Street ‘Vacant Lot’ Tops $1.2M

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Photo: Ready, set, build! You knew when Colleen Baxter O’Connell arrived at the Chenery Middle School from her home on Clifton Street on Belmont Hill. “You’d see Colleen drive her Camero into the school’s parking lot,” said Ellen Cushman who was taught by O’Connell in the early 1970s when she was already in her 60s, […]

Sold in Belmont: Back on the Market 51 Years Later; No Granite in this Kitchen

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Photo: A unique home just off School Street.  A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes”: • 12 Oakley Rd., Unit 4, Townhouse (2011). Sold: $850,000. Listed at $875,000. Living area: 2,810 sq.-ft. 9 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths. On the market: 60 days. • 58 Foster Rd., First-floor condo (1925). Sold: $500,000. Listed […]

Sold in Belmont: And ‘Poof’ The House Was Off The Market

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Photo: A unique home just off School Street.  A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes”: • 10 Anis Rd., Colonial with front extension (1940). Sold: $860,002. Listed at $760,000. Living area: 1,865 sq.-ft. 7 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths. On the market: 52 days. • 10 Pine St., Philadelphia-style condo […]

Sold in Belmont: Reaching For The Stars, And Being Pushed Back Down To Earth

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Photo: A $2 million house?  A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes”: • 169 Orchard St., Brick Colonial (1930). Sold: $930,000. Listed at $1,999,000. Living area: 2,664 sq.-ft. 9 rooms, 5 bedrooms, 2 baths. On the market: 340 days. • 38 Taylor Rd., Brick split ranch (1955). Sold: $886,000. Listed […]

Sold In Belmont: Not All-That-Special Colonial Barely Misses $1Million Sales Price

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Photo: A nearly $1 million house with just one-and-a-half baths and oil heat.  A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes”: • 81 Taylor Rd., Classic Colonial (1956). Sold: $975,000. Listed at $875,000. Living area: 1,924 sq.-ft. 7 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 1.5 baths. On the market: 66 days. • 54 Newton St., […]

State Readies Sale Of Incinerator Site to Town; Special Town Meeting To Accept Land

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Photo: The entry to the former incinerator site.  It’s been nearly two years in the works but this week, the state is preparing to hand over a former trash incinerator closed for the past five decades back to the town. The Belmont Board of Selectmen will vote on a date, likely in June, to hold a […]