The most expensive sale of 2019 in Boston was Unit 1005/1006 at Heritage on the Garden, 300 Boylston St., which sold for $20,000,000 on Jan. 22.

This week, we look at the top sales of 2019 per neighborhood as reported by LINK.

As recounted last week, the top 16 sales in Boston in 2019 were all for $10 million and higher. Even the 20th top sale of the year was high at $9,475 million.

The Back Bay was home to 14 of the city’s top 20 sales, according to LINK. Eight of those top sales were at The Four Seasons Private Residences at One Dalton Street, the new 742-foot tower of glittering glass - Boston’s tallest residential building and the third loftiest structure in the city with 61 stories.

Back Bay

The most expensive sale of 2019 in Boston was Unit 1005/1006 at Heritage on the Garden, 300 Boylston St., which sold for $20,000,000 on Jan. 22.

This exquisite 5,083-square-foot Back Bay residence features a gourmet eat-in kitchen, an elegant dining room with a stone floor and fireplace, an expansive living room, a paneled library with a fireplace, a luxurious master bedroom with two baths and two dressing rooms plus a beautiful guest suite. There is also an amazing walk out terrace, a two-car garage and 67 feet of frontage on the Public Garden presenting spectacular views.

Unit 5902 at One Dalton was the second highest sale of the year, going for $17,757,750 on Dec. 4. The third most expensive sale also went to One Dalton – Unit 5901 closing at $17,265,000 on Dec. 20.

Beacon Hill – West End

The highest price home sold on Beacon Hill was Unit 3 at 40 Beacon St. Tracy Campion of Campion & Co. was the listing and selling agent for this home, which sold on June 10 for $15,750,000.

This bountiful home includes 5,050 square feet of luxury living space right across from Boston Common. 40 Beacon was a new project, offering four new homes - all with spacious interiors that have a rare combination of features and amenities, including elevator access, oversized private terraces, park views and on-site parking.

40 Beacon boasts historic scale and detailing echoing its original 1818 Greek Revival style that includes a gorgeous sweeping staircase and soaring ceiling heights – hallmarks of that era. The remodel preserves grand facets and proportions while offering top-of-the-line finishes and fixtures plus leading-edge amenities.

Charlestown – Navy Yard

The largest sale in Charlestown came on Aug. 1 when Unit 2 at 4 Monument Square closed for $1,850,000. It was listed by the Monte Levin Gary Lazarus Team of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage and sold through Diane Valle of Boston Portfolio Properties, LLC.

Located in a grand 1861 building facing Monument Square and the Bunker Hill Monument is this completely renovated 1,800-square-foot home comprised of three bedrooms and three baths. The parlor floor boasts 13-foot ceilings, original moldings and gilded mirrors along with 10-foot-high windows, two crystal chandeliers and two original carved marble decorative fireplaces.

This deluxe domicile showcases a magnificent open living/dining room, huge original mahogany pocket doors and a family room. The chef's kitchen introduces a granite island and counter tops, custom cabinetry, a Viking induction range and Bosch dishwasher.

The king-size master bedroom on the parlor level features an en suite marble bath, a double vanity, radiant floors and a heated towel rail.


The top sale in Dorchester was at 169 Walnut St., Unit 169-6 on Aug. 7 for $1,560,000. The listing and selling agent was Kerry Dowlin of Gibson Sotheby's International Realty.

This waterfront end unit at the Estuary in Port Norfolk features a wrap-around porch with panoramic views of the Neponset River.

The main floor offers a bright and airy living room with a wood burning fireplace and a spacious dining room with custom shelving. The adjacent chef’s kitchen is loaded with everything needed to create a sumptuous feast. The upper floor has two large bedrooms and two full bathrooms, including a master en suite.

East Boston

The sale of 25-65 Lewis St., Unit 206, was tops in East Boston. This new construction corner condo at Slip 65 was listed and sold with Dan Gollinger of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage on Sept. 20 for $1,521,000.

The new residents enjoy direct city and Boston Harbor views from all windows. The home highlights paneled appliances (penthouse upgrades), a quartz counter top, hardwood flooring and an expansive outdoor balcony.

Slip 65 was recently completed along East Boston's waterfront. The building amenities include a full-time concierge, multiple club and game rooms with city and water views, a full scale fitness center, outdoor seating and grilling areas, plus a dog-park. A kayak center is stationed within the building. Slip 65 is located a short distance from the MBTA’s Blue Line.


Millennium Tower is still very popular with people looking for beautiful homes complete with an abundance of lifestyle amenities. PH4E sold through the Live in Luxury team of Douglas Elliman for $9,475,000 on Aug. 9.

PH4E is perfectly perched on the 59th floor of this 60-story luxury tower for the new residents to enjoy the unobstructed views of the Boston Common, the Charles River and Back Bay. This 3,435 square-foot gem boasts three bedrooms and four-and-a-half baths, including two in the master bedroom suite.

Offering a modern and inviting aesthetic, the open concept design of this home is accentuated by natural light that flows effortlessly room to room. Beyond the Christopher Peacock kitchen lays a breathtaking “loggia” terrace for outdoor entertaining.

Millennium Tower is one of the most coveted full-service luxury buildings in the city, combining global elegance with contemporary design. Residents enjoy world-class amenities, including a 24-hour staff, access to FLX wellness facilities including a 75-foot indoor junior Olympic lap pool, movie theater, a private dining/bar with Michelin-starred, James Beard award-winning chef Michael Mina at the helm and exclusive La Vie social events.


Pierce Boston on Brookline Avenue is an exquisite place to call home for those wanting the best in luxury living in one of the city’s most popular neighborhoods. Among the numerous sales in this exceptional building, the top sale, handled by Tracy Campion of Campion and Company, comprised multiple units encompassing 6,094 square feet of living space, closed at $9,100,000 on May 24.

Pierce Boston contains 109 luxury condos spread throughout the building’s 30 floors and offers an unparalleled lifestyle in a thoughtfully revitalized, historic and culturally rich neighborhood. Just completed last year, these homes have grand ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows - many offering breathtaking views of the Emerald Necklace, Charles River and historic Fenway Park. The kitchen come equipped with waterfall quartz countertops plus Wolf and Sub-Zero appliances.

Additional amenities include two garage parking spaces, a resident’s fitness center and club room, a secluded library, plus 24-hour concierge service, providing world class offerings of restaurants, cultural attractions, shopping and new nearby parks. There’s also a sky deck with a kitchen, pool, hot tub and gas fireplace.

Jamaica Plain

The top sale in Jamaica Plain happened on May 23. That’s when 54 Burroughs St., #CH sold for $2,100,000 through Steven Cohen of Keller Williams - Back Bay.

This gorgeous luxury carriage house, just steps away from Jamaica Pond, showcases 4,783 square feet of space. Fully renovated in 2014, this place has a lot to love. Enter to a dramatic great room with high ceilings, gleaming hardwood floors and fine custom finishes that is wide open to a sensational center-island kitchen featuring stone countertops and top-of-the-line appliances. An office/library, wet bar and mud room are also on this level.

Head upstairs to a beautiful family room with a stunning arched window filling the space with light. Then discover a grand master bedroom suite with a sitting room, dressing room, sumptuous bath and private terrace.

Downtown – Fort Point – Leather District - Seaport

The Seaport is Boston’s most expensive neighborhood. Topping the list of homes purchased was Residence PHC at Pier Four. This unit sold on June 3 for $15,231,920. Brigitte Petrocelli of Coldwell handled this property.

This meticulously designed penthouse showcases contemporary finishes and open living concepts with an architecturally designed staircase that leads to a spectacular private roof deck equipped with a fully built out kitchen. There’s also a large balcony directly off the spacious living/dining room.

The gourmet kitchen is complete with Gaggenau appliances, a steam oven, a 99-bottle beverage fridge and a water fall marble island.

Residents benefit from the convenience of both valet and self-parking, personal concierge services, fitness/wellness, virtual golf, a dog spa, a private lounge, a catering kitchen with adjoining terrace equipped with a grill, fire pit and wet bar.

South Boston

1764 Columbia Road, #2 led the long list of sales in popular South Boston. Originally listed with Stephen McCarthy of Compass, this home sold through the South End Realty Group on July 1 for $2,050,000.

This top floor bi-level penthouse has unobstructed water views from nearly every vantage point in the 2,500 square feet of living space. Fully renovated in 2006 and remodeled in 2018, this home is in pristine condition.

The main story provides an open floor plan with a full kitchen, breakfast bar, dining and sitting areas and spacious living room. Two spacious bedrooms, two full bathrooms and a mudroom with full laundry complete this level.

The upstairs master suite is comprised of a spacious bedroom, a large walk-in closet, and a luxurious master bath featuring a separate shower stall, soaking tub and double vanity. The private roof deck overlooks M Street Beach.

South End – Bay Village

Leading the way in the South End was PHB in the Jordan Lofts at 477-481 Harrison Ave. The home was listed by Megan Kopman of Compass and sold on June 10 for $5,600,000 through Michael Doherty of Citylife Real Estate.

This stunning new construction penthouse has two-plus bedrooms, three-and-a-half bathrooms and a private deck. An oversized chef's kitchen features an island that seats six people, integrated high end stainless steel appliances and abundant cabinetry/storage. The kitchen opens to a spacious living room with floor to ceiling windows that walk out to private balcony with views of the Back Bay. The master bedroom highlights an en suite five-piece marble bathroom with two walk-in closets.

Jordan Lofts is located in the heart of the South End's popular SoWa district. Originally constructed in 1916, the brick building was once a horse stable for the Jordan Marsh department store chain. This edifice went through an extensive renovation, a century later in 2016.

Waterfront – North End

The Waterfront – North End offers plenty of excellent homes. Leading the list of sales was Unit 4611 at Battery Wharf. It sold on Jan. 3, 2019 for $4,400,000 through Elaine Dolley of Coldwell Banker.

This one-of-a-kind penthouse sits on the water’s edge, surrounded by Boston Harbor on three sides. This magnificent home has wide plank oak milled from the original wharf and floor-to-ceiling windows. The sprawling living-dining room features a gas fireplace, service bar with beverage cooler and custom built shelving.

A true chef’s kitchen includes a six-burner gas cook-top, two ovens, a warming drawer and direct access to a terrace. The home office-den has corner exposure views as well as access to a second terrace. The wonderful master bedroom suite has a walk-in closet and luxurious bath with two sinks, a large soaking tub and a spa shower with a body spray and bench. A staircase leads to incredible private rooftop deck with views galore.