Classic weathered shingle Colonial with abundant natural light and lovely architectural details. The main floor features a great layout for families and entertaining, complete with a large living room with a fireplace, formal dining room with original wainscoting, study with built-in shelving, half bath, family room open to the kitchen, and a breezeway connecting the family room and 2 car garage. There is also a sun porch that overlooks the rear and side yards. The second level is comprised of a master suite with a sitting room & private full bath; 3 additional bedrooms; and a full bathroom. The third level is the perfect teenage retreat or guest suite, providing an additional full bath plus bedroom along with ample storage space. Fantastic location with easy access to the Mass Pike and 95; minutes to West Newton Sq. restaurants and shops. Underwood/Ward and Newton North School District.
Recognized as one of the leading agents in the greater Boston area, Joan has over 25 years of residential real estate experience with over $300 million in sales. After transitioning from interior design to real estate brokerage, Joan quickly established herself as one of Greater Boston's top agents, winning the Carlton Hunnemann award in her first year for highest gross sales for a new agent. Since then, Joan has continued to be listed among the top 20 Boston realtors.
Joan utilizes her deep knowledge of the area to focus on high-value markets in Newton, Brookline, Jamaica Plain, Needham, and Wellesley, as well as surrounding communities. Joan's ability to work so well with a wide range of clients comes as no surprise to those who know her. Widely known and respected for her caring manner and high energy, buyers and sellers have found working with Joan to be not just productive, but also enjoyable.
A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Joan's background includes pediatric and oncology nursing and ownership of an interior design firm. Joan develops genuine personal relationships with her customers, while her background in interior design enables a deep understanding of personal style preferences and an ability to make sellers' homes look their absolute best.
In recent years, Joan has expanded her services to offer home staging consultation services for sellers looking to expedite the sale process and maximize pricing. Joan is adept at showing a space in its best light, either by rearranging existing furniture or utilizing her vast inventory of furniture, art, and accessories for showings. Joan's complimentary staging services routinely result in quicker sales and properties selling above asking price.
Emily is excited to be working at Hammond Residential in partnership with her mother, Joan Sullivan. Emily recently returned home to New England after spending twelve years working in national politics in Washington, DC. Despite flourishing in her political career Emily always knew she would come home to Massachusetts to follow in her mother's footsteps and join her in real estate. Her dynamic personality, love for helping people, and immense love of homes made for a natural transition to real estate. She is thrilled to be teaming up with her mom and learning from someone so skilled in the business while adding her knowledge and savvy to the team.
Emily grew up in Waban and attended Angier Elementary, Brown Middle School, Newton South High School, and Roger Williams University in Rhode Island. Her hobbies include interior design, baking, skiing, needlepointing, and spending time with her dog.