Beverly mansion sells for record price: $18.2 million

Beverly mansion sells for record price: $18.2 million

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34 Paine Ave Beverly MA rear exterior
The 34-home mansion sits previously mentioned a stony outcrop future to a private beach front. Matt Surette

A seaside Beverly mansion that featured as its Luxury Dwelling of the Week has offered for a document-breaking cost.

The Georgian Revival at 34 Paine Ave. — a 34-place estate in Prides Crossing with 11 bedrooms, 11 whole baths, and three 50 percent baths — was mentioned for $22,000,000 on July 8, 2021, and sold for $18,275,000, according to Douglas Elliman. In accordance to the Multiple Listing Company, it was the most expensive sale in metropolis historical past. MLS does not incorporate off-current market transactions. The next closest in cost on MLS was the $6,495,000 compensated for 22 Haven Way in Beverly Farms.

George Sarkis, cofounder of The Sarkis Group at Douglas Elliman, handled the sale for the seller. Tracy Campion of Campion & Co. was the buyer’s agent.

“The property is dubbed ‘Rock Edge’ for its placement earlier mentioned a stony shore,” Megan O’Brien,‘s Luxury House of the 7 days writer, reported in 2021. “It overlooks Beverly Harbor and a non-public beach front with deeded entry specified to only five people. The residence steps 27,313 sq. ft on a 3-acre large amount. Site visitors will travel past a carriage dwelling at the gate before setting eyes on the three-tale estate with a brick façade and limestone accents.”

“While the dwelling has been absolutely renovated with high quality, high-finish finishes, it was vital to the house owner, Charlie Benevento, to regard the integrity of the residence and incorporate initial, historic attributes these as Tuscan columns on the exterior and [to] prime the 16-foot ceilings with restored crown molding within,” Douglas Elliman said in a information release. “Charlie tapped designer Linda Zarifi for the interior structure.” 

34 Paine Ave Beverly MA Rock Edge
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34 Paine Ave Beverly Ma kitchen
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34 Paine Ave Beverly MA stairwell
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34 Paine Ave Beverly MA marble bathroom
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“Rock Edge was most famously owned by the versatile athlete and socialite Eleanora Sears, who obtained the property in 1940,” O’Brien documented. “Her time there was even the issue of a ebook, ‘Prides Crossing: The Unbridled Life and Impatient Times of Eleanora Sears.’ ” 

It was the first time the estate strike the market in 50 yrs.