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Somerville's 10 most expensive home sales in 2016, mapped

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This year was a whopper for Somerville in terms of home sales.

The 12 months now ending saw the city's two priciest trades ever as well as other titanic deals that seemed to presage a permanent shift for the Somerville housing market from Cambridge or Boston Plan B to gobsmacking pricey in its own right.

Check out the 10 most expensive home deals of 2016 below. H/t Estately for the data.

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1. 30 Howard Street, #5

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30 Howard St
Somerville, MA 02144

The late July trade of this 2,500-square-foot 4-BR, 2-BA was not only one of the two priciest Somerville deals of 2016, but the priciest home sale in the city's history up to that point (it quickly had competition; see below). The record tag? $1,750,000.

2. 42 Ivaloo Street

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42 Ivaloo St
Somerville, MA 02143

The 2,033-square-foot contemporary Victorian also went for $1,750,000. It traded in early August and has four bedrooms as well as two and a half bathrooms.

3. 63 College Avenue

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63 College Ave
Somerville, MA 02144

The 3,300-square-foot shingle Victorian went for its exact asking of $1,690,000. It has four bedrooms and four bathrooms; and sold in mid-March.

4. 29 Highland Road

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29 Highland Rd
Somerville, MA 02144

This 3,125-square-foot, 4-BR, 4.5-BA frame sold in late August for $1,625,000.

5. 10 Locke Street

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10 Locke St
Somerville, MA 02144

The 2,298-square-foot colonial went in mid-August for the rather precise sum of $1,601,000. It has three bedrooms and two bathrooms, and bones from the 1880s.

6. 32 Gorham Street

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32 Gorham St
Somerville, MA 02144

A 2,739-square-foot Victorian, it sold in early May for $1,518,000 (another fairly precise tag). It has four bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms.

7. 8 Howard Street, #8

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8 Howard St
Somerville, MA 02144

The 3,653-square-foot, 3-BR, 3-BA duplex went in late September for $1,505,000.

8. 23 Wallace Street

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23 Wallace St
Somerville, MA 02144

The 2,025-square-foot Second Empire went for $1,465,000 in late December. It has three bedrooms and four bathrooms.

9. 133 Powder House Boulevard

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133 Powder House Blvd
Somerville, MA 02144

This 3,064-square-foot contemporary colonial is the product of a gut-renovation. The 4-BR, 4-BA went in late November for $1,450,000.

10. 173 Willow Avenue

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173 Willow Ave
Somerville, MA 02144

The 2,354-square-foot, 4-BR, 3-BA Victorian traded in mid-November for $1,450,000.

1. 30 Howard Street, #5

30 Howard St, Somerville, MA 02144

The late July trade of this 2,500-square-foot 4-BR, 2-BA was not only one of the two priciest Somerville deals of 2016, but the priciest home sale in the city's history up to that point (it quickly had competition; see below). The record tag? $1,750,000.

30 Howard St
Somerville, MA 02144

2. 42 Ivaloo Street

42 Ivaloo St, Somerville, MA 02143

The 2,033-square-foot contemporary Victorian also went for $1,750,000. It traded in early August and has four bedrooms as well as two and a half bathrooms.

42 Ivaloo St
Somerville, MA 02143

3. 63 College Avenue

63 College Ave, Somerville, MA 02144

The 3,300-square-foot shingle Victorian went for its exact asking of $1,690,000. It has four bedrooms and four bathrooms; and sold in mid-March.

63 College Ave
Somerville, MA 02144

4. 29 Highland Road

29 Highland Rd, Somerville, MA 02144

This 3,125-square-foot, 4-BR, 4.5-BA frame sold in late August for $1,625,000.

29 Highland Rd
Somerville, MA 02144

5. 10 Locke Street

10 Locke St, Somerville, MA 02144

The 2,298-square-foot colonial went in mid-August for the rather precise sum of $1,601,000. It has three bedrooms and two bathrooms, and bones from the 1880s.

10 Locke St
Somerville, MA 02144

6. 32 Gorham Street

32 Gorham St, Somerville, MA 02144

A 2,739-square-foot Victorian, it sold in early May for $1,518,000 (another fairly precise tag). It has four bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms.

32 Gorham St
Somerville, MA 02144

7. 8 Howard Street, #8

8 Howard St, Somerville, MA 02144

The 3,653-square-foot, 3-BR, 3-BA duplex went in late September for $1,505,000.

8 Howard St
Somerville, MA 02144

8. 23 Wallace Street

23 Wallace St, Somerville, MA 02144

The 2,025-square-foot Second Empire went for $1,465,000 in late December. It has three bedrooms and four bathrooms.

23 Wallace St
Somerville, MA 02144

9. 133 Powder House Boulevard

133 Powder House Blvd, Somerville, MA 02144

This 3,064-square-foot contemporary colonial is the product of a gut-renovation. The 4-BR, 4-BA went in late November for $1,450,000.

133 Powder House Blvd
Somerville, MA 02144

10. 173 Willow Avenue

173 Willow Ave, Somerville, MA 02144

The 2,354-square-foot, 4-BR, 3-BA Victorian traded in mid-November for $1,450,000.

173 Willow Ave
Somerville, MA 02144