Historic Boston Mansion designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany sold


Two historic Commonwealth Avenue properties were sold for an undisclosed amount this week.

The rare Ayer Mansion designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany in Boston, as well as a property located at 397-399 Commonwealth Avenue, sold on the Monday market. Listed at $ 22.500 million, the 395 Commonwealth Ave. Ayer Mansion has 25,300 square feet of living space.

The buyers were represented by Regina Winslow and Mark O’Donnell of Real estate William Raveis. The the final fence number has not yet been determined, due to the potential additional square footage of the other property.

Built in 1899-1900, the Ayer Mansion was designed for Frederick Ayer and his wife by architect Alfred J. Manning and designer Louis Comfort Tiffany. It has five floors of art-filled living space and features a four-story hanging chandelier and grand central staircase, as well as 12,650 square feet of living space, a full and finished basement, an elevator that serves all floors and three double tandem parking spaces.

The property is a designated National Historic Landmark and has a Preservation Restriction Agreement to preserve its architectural, archaeological and historical integrity.

The historic property at 397-399 Commonwealth Ave. was built in 1924-1925. The five-story building has a living area of ​​12,650 square feet. The current owner purchased the property in 1974, transforming it into the Bayridge Residence and Cultural Center.