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Boston's Biggest Home Sales of 2011: $5M Gets You in the Door

Our Curbed Awards keep barreling along toward New Year's, like an Emerson student into the schnapps. Today, a biggie: the 10 most expensive condo and single-family home sales in Boston in the last 12 months. All data from our pals at Zillow, unless otherwise noted.

Address: 100 Beacon Street, #6
Price: $5,050,000
Square Feet: 4,140
Sale Date: July 1
This 4-BR, 4.5-BA Back Bay condo is in walking distance to Cheers. So there's that.

Address: 100 Beacon Street, #7
Price: $5,250,000
Square Feet: 4,140
Sale Date: April 12
Upstairs from No. 10, this nearly identical unit went for $200K more.
Address: 776 Boylston Street, #W11A
Price: $5,360,000
Square Feet: 3,168
Sale Date: Dec. 5
A 2-BR, 2.5-BA in the Mandarin Oriental in Back Bay.
Address: 776 Boylston Street, #W12A
Price: $5,400,000
Square Feet: 3,222
Sale Date: Aug. 31
And just upstairs, a 2-BR, 2.5-BA for $40K more.
Address: 1 Avery Street, PH 2A
Price: $5,550,000
Square Feet: 4,421
Sale Date: Sept. 9
Four bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms on the top floor of Chinatown's Ritz Towers? Done.

Address: 79 Pinckney Street
Price: $5,750,000
Square Feet: 3,713
Sale Date: May 3
This Beacon Hill townhouse has 3 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms, and a killer location.


Address: 500 Atlantic Avenue
Price: $6,000,000
Square Feet: 4,752
Sale Date: Oct. 26
This 4-BR, 4.5-BA has 10-foot ceilings and a 500-square-foot roof terrace for the Intercontinental's Harbor views.
Address: 7 Exeter Street
Price: $8,000,000
Square Feet: 5,653
Sale Date: July 15
This 5-BR, 4-BA Back Bay townhouse is spread over 4 floors, all connected by an elevator (naturally).

Address: 128 Commonwealth Avenue, #1
Price: $8,750,000
Square Feet: 3,520
Sale Date: Jan. 26
A 3-BR, 3.5-BA Back Bay condo steps from the Commonwealth Avenue Mall.

Address: 20 Louisburg Square
Price: $11,500,000
Square Feet: 7,674
Sale Date: Aug. 8
The biggest single-family or condo sale in Boston in 2011 was, not surprisingly, in Beacon Hill; and was arranged, not surprisingly either, by superbroker Tracy Campion. It's a 4-BR, 6-BA townhouse done in the Federal style and dates from 1830. There.

· The 5 Greatest Moments w/ Boston Superbroker Tracy Campion [Curbed Boston]
· Our Curbed Awards archive [Curbed Boston]