ML - Boston Common

2013 - Issue 3 - Summer

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A sculptural light fixture, flowing window treatments, and an eclectic mix of furniture would give an elegant update to this historic residence. REDESIGN THE GRAND DAME 22 Chestnut Street, Beacon Hill Square feet: 8,239 Beds + Baths: 7; 4 full and 3 half Amenities: 4 heated garage spots, 6 fireplaces, hydraulic elevator, private garden Price: $10.5 million Agent: Tracy Campion, 617-236-0711; the listing agent for this property, says this is a magnificent home that offers every amenity today's buyer wants. "It is very rare to get an elevator and four garage parking spots while still retaining the PRESENT historic, elegant details throughout the home. The layout is perfect for a family in the city. There is a master suite for parents on one level and four bedrooms on the next," she says. The townhouse, built in 1823, is style of the interior design has room for a revised, more contemporary located in the heart of Beacon Hill, and was designed by noted American interpretation for the right owner." Glickman recommends laying marble architect Asher Benjamin, who also designed the Charles Street Meeting tile in a herringbone pattern on the foyer floor to give a modern look to a House and Old West Church. A number of areas were recently renovated, classic material. In the living room, she would add a sculptural pendant including the kitchen, which has white cabinets and herringbone floors. light fixture from Lindsey Adelman's line. "Her Agnes Chandelier would The room's high ceilings, attached dining area, and large island make it the emphasize the scale of the room in a playful juxtaposition. I would pair that perfect place for family gatherings or low-key evenings with friends. with a Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Alicia's Sofa upholstered in a woven Campion also points out the two sets of French doors that open onto a yellow-gold. The striped green wallcovering could give way to a grand private garden, giving homeowners more space to entertain and relax. blue-gray painted backdrop. Custom window treatments from Finelines in Peabody would offer flowing panels of rich texture. Finally, a blend of THE FUTURE, REDESIGNED: Interior designer Jennifer transitional and historic furniture would offer an eclectic mix with color Glickman says this Federal-style residence maintains its rich history through and pattern. The new interior would punctuate the Federal-style detailing flawless details. "The intricate molding and millwork is complemented by in a playful relationship of contemporary interior design in a beautiful dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows and authentic wood-burning fireplaces," historic shell." Glickman Design Studio, 45 Newbury St., Ste. 505, 857-233she says. "Although this townhouse is rich in history, the current traditional 4928; 100 PHOTOGRAPHY BY CASEY PHOTOGRAPHY; ILLUSTRATION BY JENNIFER GLICKMAN. OPPOSITE PAGE: ILLUSTRATION BY KATHLEEN HAY THE PRESENT: Tracy Campion, of Campion and Company, BOSTONCOMMON-MAGAZINE.COM 098-105_BC_F_RealEstate_SUM13.indd 100 6/10/13 3:14 PM

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