Sold in Belmont: Allen House on Concord Ave. Tops $3 Million

Photo: 580 Concord Ave.

A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes.”

• 6 Hurd Rd. Colonial (1930). Sold: $782,000. Listed at $779,000. Living area: 1,767 sq.-ft. 8 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. On the market: 71 days.

• 182 Channing Rd. Modern reconstruct (1959/2015). Sold: $1,345,000. Listed at $1,389,000. Living area: 2,570 sq.-ft. 8 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 3 full, 2 partial baths. On the market: 56 days.

• 52 Unity Ave. #1. Condominium (1920). Sold: $460,000. Listed at $459,000. Living area: 1,652 sq.-ft. 5 rooms, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths. On the market: 106 days.

• 580 Concord Ave. (1987). Colonial. Sold: $3,300,000. Listed at $2,500,000. Living area: 3,850 sq.-ft. 9 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. On the market: 108 days.

• 50 Slade St. #1. Condominium (1925). Sold: $467,500. Listed at $429,000. Living area: 1,100 sq.-ft. 5 rooms, 2 bedrooms, 1 baths. On the market: 65 days.

Simply put, the nearly 30-year-old box Colonial on Concord Avenue which was home to the late Anne Allen is an example of good taste in design and dimensions, a house built to impress through traditional residential architecture. There are no grand gestures or sweeping over-the-top statements that too many new construction attempts to do. There is symmetry both in the exterior – the six over six windows align, main entry centered, a balanced rear extension which is actually a separate wing  – and the interior where rooms are square with high ceilings, the kitchen doesn’t overpower the ground floor, details are refine. This is a Belmont classic, joining the “White House” on Alexander as wonderful residences in the Town of Homes. 

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