521 Hammond Street Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Listed by Terrence Maitland
Rare opportunity to live at the top of Old Chestnut Hill in one of the region’s most coveted locations. This renovated and expanded 1920 brick Colonial is sited on a large 1.22± acre parcel surrounded by specimen trees offering unparalleled privacy and the feeling of living in a country house. Yet the property is just minutes from public transportation and the amenities of The Street, Chestnut Hill Square and the Chestnut Hill Mall. The house offers over 9,000 square feet of living space on four levels with access to outdoor patios, terraces and balconies from many rooms. The house is ideal for small gatherings as well as for large scale entertaining indoors and out. The residence offers six bedrooms, six full baths and one half-bath. The lower level features a finished recreation room and pub, an exercise room, spa and darkroom, and access to the swimming pool and lovely grounds.
Features & Equipment
FOYER (17 x 12) open to the dining room and living room with crown moldings with dentil detail and a coat closet
LIVING ROOM (28 x 14) with French doors to the bluestone patio, French doors to a balcony overlooking the grounds, large wood-burning fireplace with brick surround and wood mantle (with a gas line in place), built-in shelves and storage, folding glass doors to office and quarter-sawn oak floors
OFFICE (19 x 11) with built-in bookshelves and storage, French doors to bluestone patio and quarter-sawn oak floors
DINING ROOM (15 x 19) with crown moldings, wood-burning fireplace with brick surround and wood mantle, decorative panel molding, chair rail, chandelier with ceiling medallion and quarter-sawn oak floors
KITCHEN (10 x 23) with Wolf six-burner with griddle, dual-fuel gas range and oven, hood vent, hanging pot storage, Sub-Zero refrigerator and freezer with custom mural, granite countertops, KitchenAid compactor, double stainless steel sink, Bosch dishwasher, prep sink, hidden TV, windows overlooking patio and Italian tiles
BREAKFAST ROOM (13 x 18) with brick wall, wallpaper, windows on three sides, custom iron gates to kitchen and quarter-sawn oak floors
LIBRARY (11 x 22) with French doors to breakfast room, gas fireplace and quarter-sawn oak floors
FAMILY ROOM (20 x 23) with gas fireplace, crown moldings, two doors to courtyard, two doors to Juliet balconies, access to patio, built-in shelves and storage, surround sound and Italian tiles
MASTER BEDROOM (17 x 16) with his and hers walk-in closets (designed by California closets), two doors to balcony and carpet
MASTER BATHROOM (11 x 16) with wood-burning fireplace, claw-foot tub, stall shower, Plantation shutters and double vanities with marble countertops
DRESSING ROOM (8 x 18) with custom built-in closets and storage and a wood-burning fireplace
Two additional bedrooms, one with an enuite bathroom and one with a wood-burning fireplace, two bathrooms, a sitting room and laundry room are also located on the second level.
BEDROOM (17 x 14)with three closets, wood-burning fireplace and an ensuite bathroom
Two additional bedrooms, two bathrooms and a sitting room are also located on the third level.
ENTERTAINMENT ROOM/PUB ROOM (26 x 13) with cloth walls, oak wainscoting, oak wet bar with a mini-refrigerator, sink, Fisher & Paykel dishwasher and custom wine refrigerator, surround sound, French doors to bluestone patio, oak floors and crown moldings
SPA ROOM (12 x 17) with sunken hot tub and a door to outside brick patio and reflecting pool
There is also a dining area, bathroom, dark room, gym, playroom and multiple storage rooms on the lower level.
Sited on 1.22± acres
Beautiful gardens including a shade garden around a Grandfather Maple, plus a parterre garden
Multiple multi-level brick and bluestone patios and terraces
Heated reflecting pool with raised coping
Two built-in outdoor Viking grills and warming drawers
Koi pond and sitting area
Private yard with extensive lawns and irrigation system
Lutron lighting system
Central air conditioning (7 zones)
Forced hot water (8 zones)
Aero water heater – 75 gallons
Speakers and intercom system wired throughout the house