$15-Million Tudor Estate In A Wealthy Boston Enclave Has A Story To Tell
Dig into the home records of a stretching older home in a rich Boston residentialarea and one will periodically come up with the name of a noteworthy previous owner.
Although this brick Tudor in Wellesley, Massachusetts, dates to the late 1930s, its brush with popularity takes location 2 years lateron when commentator Curt Gowdy acquired it.
During his 33 years of ownership, the previous Army Air Force fighter pilot worked as the Red Sox play-by-play commentator and then at NBC Sports. He won a profession 13 Emmy Awards and broadcast many World Series, Super Bowls, Rose Bowls and NCAA Final Fours as well as Olympics.
The so-called “voice of the Red Sox” would lateron be inducted into the Red Sox Hall of Fame – one of 23 Hall of Fame honors he gotten.
Gowdy and his partner Jerre raised their 3 kids in the house. They offered in 1991 for $1.317 million.
Now it’s time for the next chapter in the grand house’s history.
Set on almost 2 acres and surrounded by fullygrown trees and shrubbery, the remote home is reached by method of a sweeping driveway. Half-timbering decorates the exterior, some of which is covered by basketweave-patterned brickwork. The slate gabled roofingsystem is stressed by hipped dormer windows.
A herringbone-patterned brick sidewalk leads up to the front door. A broad terrace actions down to the yard at the back of the home.
Traditional workmanship is apparent through the 9,250 square feet of living area. The main staircase stops at a landing with a window seat. The living space functions a main fireplace – one of 4 in the house – flanked by arch-topped window alcoves. Other information consistof wood floorings, crown molding and French doors.
There are 7 bedrooms and 8 restrooms, as well as a basement and a walk-up attic.
A two-car garage and a three-car garage are connected to the home. Motor court parking can accommodate another 10 lorries.
Catherine Bassick of Bassick Real Estate Advisors is the listing representative for 9 Peirce Road, Wellesley, Massachusetts. The asking rate is $15 million.
Boston Logan International Airport is less than 15 miles away.
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