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Boston's 10 Most Expensive Homes for Sale Right Now

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'Tis August and the dog days of summer are set to settle upon us like a house guest who won't leave. Let's dig into the month, though, with a stone-cold romp through the 10 most expensive homes for sale in Boston right this unseasonably cool second. The long-listed Benjamin Mansion tops the run-down and the aged 56 Beacon listing is there, too, but some relative newcomers make appearances as well, including the penthouse at the Burrage Mansion and a combined unit at the busy, busy Heritage on the Garden. Cool.


· Long-Listed Benjamin Mansion Changing Things Up to Sell [Curbed Boston]
· Beacon Hill's 56 Beacon Street Will Never, Ever Give Up [Curbed Boston]
· Heritage on the Garden PH Wants Twice As Much As in '08 [Curbed Boston]
· Our Mega-Listage archive [Curbed Boston]

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Benjamin Mansion

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Price: $13,950,000
This long-listed, 8,450-square-foot stunner features a recent renovation that saw the kitchen moved from the garden level to the first floor. The lap pool on the roof is still where it's always been.

130 Commonwealth Avenue

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Price: $13,400,000
The price on this 9,908-square-foot townhouse was recently shaved by a cool $500,000. The wine cellar still holds 2,200 bottles.

56 Beacon Street

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Price: $11,900,000
This 8,684-square-foot manse has been listed for, like, forever (since January 2011). It was originally asking $12,500,000.

Burrage Mansion Penthouse

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Price: $11,700,000
The 5,865-square-foot penthouse capping the Burrage dropped less than two months ago. Stay tuned.

14 Walnut Street

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Price: $10,000,000
The 7,122-square-foot townhouse dropped way back in July 2013, its first time on the market since way back in 1994.

198 Commonwealth Avenue

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Price: $9,500,000
The 7,500-square-foot townhouse has been on and off the market since early 2013, when it first dropped for $8,900,000.

Heritage on the Garden, #803/809

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Price: $9,500,000
The newly renovated 3,689-square-foot spread debuted on the market less than two months ago. Stay tuned.

Chanel No. 6, #301

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Price: $7,900,000
This 5,600-square-foot floor-through is the last unit remaining in the new development above a Chanel shop.

163-165 Marlborough Street, #2/4

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Price: $6,995,000
This 4,856-square-foot condo was originally listed in January for $7,200,000.

5 Byron Street, #5

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Price: $9,950,000
This 5,323-square-foot condo is one of only two at the building. It hit the market in January for its current asking price.

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Benjamin Mansion

Price: $13,950,000
This long-listed, 8,450-square-foot stunner features a recent renovation that saw the kitchen moved from the garden level to the first floor. The lap pool on the roof is still where it's always been.

130 Commonwealth Avenue

Price: $13,400,000
The price on this 9,908-square-foot townhouse was recently shaved by a cool $500,000. The wine cellar still holds 2,200 bottles.

56 Beacon Street

Price: $11,900,000
This 8,684-square-foot manse has been listed for, like, forever (since January 2011). It was originally asking $12,500,000.

Burrage Mansion Penthouse

Price: $11,700,000
The 5,865-square-foot penthouse capping the Burrage dropped less than two months ago. Stay tuned.

14 Walnut Street

Price: $10,000,000
The 7,122-square-foot townhouse dropped way back in July 2013, its first time on the market since way back in 1994.

198 Commonwealth Avenue

Price: $9,500,000
The 7,500-square-foot townhouse has been on and off the market since early 2013, when it first dropped for $8,900,000.

Heritage on the Garden, #803/809

Price: $9,500,000
The newly renovated 3,689-square-foot spread debuted on the market less than two months ago. Stay tuned.

Chanel No. 6, #301

Price: $7,900,000
This 5,600-square-foot floor-through is the last unit remaining in the new development above a Chanel shop.

163-165 Marlborough Street, #2/4

Price: $6,995,000
This 4,856-square-foot condo was originally listed in January for $7,200,000.

5 Byron Street, #5

Price: $9,950,000
This 5,323-square-foot condo is one of only two at the building. It hit the market in January for its current asking price.