How Did This Belmont Masterpiece Sell Off-Market?

I met the owners of the George M. D. Sargent House at an open house I was having for one of my Belmont listings. After living and loving their home for 43 years, it was time to downsize and pass on stewardship of their gorgeous Victorian to another owner. I met with the owners at their home to learn more about their goals and needs.


Their home was rich in history, having been owned by George M.D. Sargent, a strawberry farmer in the late 1800s.  The amazing craftsmanship of this home appeared in the detailed moldings around the fireplace and mantle as well as in the arches and doorways throughout the house.  Throughout the decades of ownership, this majestic home was restored and renovated. The high ceilings and incredible period detailing were blended seamlessly modern updates and new systems.

Because of privacy, they wanted an off-market transaction. Additionally, they wanted to find new owners who would appreciate and preserve the character of the home. Almost immediately, I had found them buyers who were looking to upsize and who fell in love with the character and beauty of this special property.

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By providing the resources that the owners needed to downsize, the transition for both the buyers and sellers occurred stress-free.

I was delighted to receive this nice testimonial from them after they had settled in to their new home.

“Carolyn deserves 150% trust. We gave her our house to sell, went to Europe, and she took care not only of the sale of our house, but she helped us through the process to buy the new one in New Hampshire.  You couldn’t find a more honest, reliable, detail-minded person then Carolyn Boyle in this market.”