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56 Beacon Street Cries Uncle, Slashes Price Six Figures

The stately manse at 56 Beacon Street in Beacon Hill has had quite the go of it. The 8,684-square-foot townhouse, with five bedrooms and eight bathrooms, dropped way back in January 2011 for $12,500,000 and stayed at that asking into 2014 as one of Boston's most aged listings. Now, more than three years in, it has pivoted dramatically price-wise.

The townhouse with a four-car garage, a dining room capacious enough to seat 14 comfortably, a master suite that consumes the entire third floor, and an elevator to all five floors now wants $11,900,000. That's a $600K price-chop. Things are getting interesting...
· Listing: 56 Beacon Street [Otis & Ahearn]
· Beacon Hill's 56 Beacon Street Will Never, Ever Give Up [Curbed Boston]
· Our PriceChopper archive [Curbed Boston]