Sotheby's International Realty - Brookline, MA
55 Leicester Street defines luxurious living in a premier and private Brookline location. The grand foyer, with its high ceilings and openness to the rest of the house, sets the tone for this magnificent home. The centerpiece of this exquisite estate is the architecturally stunning, floating main staircase, which is so awe striking & unique, it doubles as a piece of art. The entire rear of the home is a wall of glass windows which saturates each room with natural light and draws the eye to views of the beautiful and meticulously maintained landscaped grounds. A desirable open concept layout flows each room seamlessly into the other. The beautiful dining room, which easily accommodates twenty or more guests, opens to the extensive living room with handsome original fireplace and gorgeous custom built-in bookshelves and a raised entertaining deck. The eat-in chef's kitchen with top-of-the line appliances has granite counter-tops, double fridges, and an over-sized pantry that features the stately safe door that belonged to the original Tudor home. There are seven bedrooms in total with features that include personal staircases to private lofts, en-suite baths & direct-access balconies. The sprawling master bedroom suite showcases soaring 20 feet floor-to-ceiling windows, a private balcony, a luxurious and vast en-suite dressing room and bath area as well as a staircase to its own loft area, where extra storage and a home office are conveniently located. Situated on the third floor is a massive entertainment room. On the fourth floor you will find a full bath, wet bar, and access to the sizable roof deck, which is complete with a hot tub and gorgeous views. There is a spacious deck off the back of the home, overlooking almost an acre of beautifully landscaped land. Around the side of the home you will find a gorgeous pool and access to a pool house with changing rooms, full bathroom and a bar. A five car garage with rotating turntable complete this outstanding home. Additional features of this residence include radiant limestone flooring, wine cellar, one-touch lighting system, UV blocked windows, heated driveway, and whole home elevator. With its gracious layout and architecturally stunning details throughout, this masterpiece is truly a prime offering and certainly not one to be missed!