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Boston’s 20 most expensive home sales in 2018

Most are clustered in a handful of neighborhoods, including Back Bay, Beacon Hill, and the Seaport District

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‘Twas a year for mega-deals. Here—in order from priciest to “cheapest”—are the 20 most expensive home sales that closed in Boston during 2018.

Not surprisingly perhaps, they’re clustered in a handful of neighborhoods, including Back Bay, Beacon Hill, and the Seaport District. (Heck, they also involve a handful of listing brokers.)

Information on the closings came from the Massachusetts Association of Realtors and MLS PIN. Photos are via the listing brokers and brokerages, which are linked to where possible.

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39-41 Mount Vernon Street, #PH

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The 4,025-square-foot, three-bedroom, three-and-a-half bathroom penthouse at the new Maison Vernon development was the most expensive home sale in Boston in 2018.

It went for $15.11 million through Gibson Sotheby’s Beth Dickerson.

305 Commonwealth Avenue, #PH

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This 4,028-square-foot penthouse with three bedrooms and three full bathrooms (and two halves) went for $10.9 million through Tracy Campion. The price included two garaged parking spaces.

6 Arlington Street, #PH

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The 4,789-square-foot penthouse with four bedrooms and seven bathrooms (five full!) went for $10.4 million through Tracy Campion.

2 Avery Street, #PH2A

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This 4,703-square-foot number at the Ritz Carlton includes five bedrooms and five and a half bathrooms (and three garaged parking spots).

It traded for $10.2 million through Mark Doherty of Campion & Company.

25 Beacon Street, #2

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The 4,015-square-foot three-bedroom, three-and-a-half bathroom sold for $10.2 million through Tracy Campion.

344 Beacon Street

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This 7,500-square-foot townhouse with five bedrooms and six full bathrooms (and two halves) was the most expensive single-family sale in Boston in 2018.

It sold for $9.235 million through Tracy Campion.

50 Liberty Drive, #PH1A

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The 3,573-square-foot three-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bathroom with two garaged parking spaces sold for $9,145,225 through Mary Griffin Benoit.

237 Marlborough Street

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The 5,814-square-foot townhouse with four bedrooms and six bathrooms (two partial) went for $8.995 million through Jeannemarie Conley at Compass.

4 Marlborough Street, #PH

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This 5,344-square-foot penthouse with five bedrooms and eight bathrooms (three halves) sold for $8.55 million through Tracy Campion.

1 Huntington Avenue, #PH1801

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The 4,298-square-footer with five bedrooms and seven bathrooms (five full) sold for an even $8 million through Gibson Sotheby’s Beth Dickerson.

220 Boylston Street, #1111

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This 3,040-square-foot Four Seasons number with two bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms went for $7.945 million through George Jedlin at Douglas Elliman.

2 Commonwealth Avenue, #16F

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The 2,542-square-foot three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom sold for $7.682 million through Coldwell Banker’s David Mackie.

33 Beaver Place

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The 4,664-square-foot townhouse with four bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms—one full for each bedroom—went for $7.5 million through Tracy Campion.

10 Farnsworth Street, #PH

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The 4,312-square-foot penthouse with three bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms sold for $7 million even via the Reig & Losordo group at Compass.

55 Chestnut Street

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The 4,377-square-foot Greek revival townhouse with five bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms went for $6.9 million through Tracy Campion.

100 Beacon Street, #7

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The 4,140-square-foot four-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bathroom traded for $6.8 million through Tracy Campion.

50 Liberty Drive, #10B

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The 2,788-square-foot three-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bathroom sold for $6.8 million through Coldwell Banker’s Whaley/Ring Team.

1 Franklin Street, #5102

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The 3,172-square-foot Millennium Tower spread with three bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms sold for $6.777 million through R. Wayne Lopez.

11 Chestnut Street

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The 5,663-square-foot townhouse with six bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms—and an elevator to all floors—sold for $6.7 million via Coldwell Banker’s Lili Banani.

8 West Cedar Street

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The 5,081-square-foot federal townhouse with five bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms went for $6.5 million through Tracy Campion.

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39-41 Mount Vernon Street, #PH

The 4,025-square-foot, three-bedroom, three-and-a-half bathroom penthouse at the new Maison Vernon development was the most expensive home sale in Boston in 2018.

It went for $15.11 million through Gibson Sotheby’s Beth Dickerson.

305 Commonwealth Avenue, #PH

This 4,028-square-foot penthouse with three bedrooms and three full bathrooms (and two halves) went for $10.9 million through Tracy Campion. The price included two garaged parking spaces.

6 Arlington Street, #PH

The 4,789-square-foot penthouse with four bedrooms and seven bathrooms (five full!) went for $10.4 million through Tracy Campion.

2 Avery Street, #PH2A

This 4,703-square-foot number at the Ritz Carlton includes five bedrooms and five and a half bathrooms (and three garaged parking spots).

It traded for $10.2 million through Mark Doherty of Campion & Company.

25 Beacon Street, #2

The 4,015-square-foot three-bedroom, three-and-a-half bathroom sold for $10.2 million through Tracy Campion.

344 Beacon Street

This 7,500-square-foot townhouse with five bedrooms and six full bathrooms (and two halves) was the most expensive single-family sale in Boston in 2018.

It sold for $9.235 million through Tracy Campion.

50 Liberty Drive, #PH1A

The 3,573-square-foot three-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bathroom with two garaged parking spaces sold for $9,145,225 through Mary Griffin Benoit.

237 Marlborough Street

The 5,814-square-foot townhouse with four bedrooms and six bathrooms (two partial) went for $8.995 million through Jeannemarie Conley at Compass.

4 Marlborough Street, #PH

This 5,344-square-foot penthouse with five bedrooms and eight bathrooms (three halves) sold for $8.55 million through Tracy Campion.

1 Huntington Avenue, #PH1801

The 4,298-square-footer with five bedrooms and seven bathrooms (five full) sold for an even $8 million through Gibson Sotheby’s Beth Dickerson.

220 Boylston Street, #1111

This 3,040-square-foot Four Seasons number with two bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms went for $7.945 million through George Jedlin at Douglas Elliman.

2 Commonwealth Avenue, #16F

The 2,542-square-foot three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom sold for $7.682 million through Coldwell Banker’s David Mackie.

33 Beaver Place

The 4,664-square-foot townhouse with four bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms—one full for each bedroom—went for $7.5 million through Tracy Campion.

10 Farnsworth Street, #PH

The 4,312-square-foot penthouse with three bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms sold for $7 million even via the Reig & Losordo group at Compass.

55 Chestnut Street

The 4,377-square-foot Greek revival townhouse with five bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms went for $6.9 million through Tracy Campion.

100 Beacon Street, #7

The 4,140-square-foot four-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bathroom traded for $6.8 million through Tracy Campion.

50 Liberty Drive, #10B