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Updated: The 25 Most Expensive Home Sales of 2012

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In late December, we wrote about the 20 Most Expensive Home Sales of 2012. It turns out that we not only got ahead of ourselves - between the year end home sales surge and Mansion Cliff - but had overlooked the priciest of them all. So just in time for Whale Week, here's an updated map of the 25 Most Expensive Home Sales of 2012. Know of any other properties that should be on the map? Hit the tipline!


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1. $18,500,000

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25 Lincoln Avenue
Nantucket, MA 02554
Originally asking $23,750,000, this waterfront family compound was pricechopped to $19,995,000. The Cliff property was purchased by Charles Schwab in August.

2. $18,250,000

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1 Sherburne Way
Nantucket, MA 02554
This four bedroom overlooking Steps Beach hit the market in September 2009 for $23,500,000. A couple pricechops and priceuppers brought the listing to $20,995,000 by September of this year. The property closed at the end of November for $18,250,000.

3. $14,025,000

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21 Lincoln Avenue
Nantucket, MA 02554
The 3,571 sq. ft. Logan Circle Victorian traded in November for $14,025,000 after first hit the market in December 2011 for $15,995,000. An August pricechop brought the listing down $1M, which was apparently all it took.

4. $13,500,000

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214 Eel Point Road
Nantucket, MA 02554
This 30 room Eel Point estate on almost seven acres was last asking $16,900,000. The property sold in December for $13.5M.

5. $12,600,000

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35 Dunham Road
Edgartown, MA 02539
This four bedroom, four bath on Edgartown Harbor features a sauna, gourmet kitchen, guesthouse, deepwater dock, beach, and swimming pool. The property sold on December 21.

6. $12,500,000

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41 Dunham Road
Edgartown, MA 02539
Located on Edgartown Harbor, this listing first hit the market in February 2011 for $17.5M. By August, two pricechops brought the ask down to $14.8M and beat the buzzer, selling December 28 for $12.5M.

7. $11,300,000

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39 Hulbert Avenue
Nantucket, MA 02554
On the market since December 2011 when it was first list at $15,750,000, this waterfront five bedroom met with the pricechopper just once before closing in October for $11,300,000.

8. $8,900,000

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7 Grant Avenue
Nantucket, MA 02554
This three bedroom, two bath was built in 1982. The property sold in October for $8.9M.

9. $8,655,030

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87 Eel Point Road
Nantucket, MA 02554
The 5,303 sq. ft. five bedroom, five bath waterfront hit the market in September 2009 for $11M. The Dionis property sold in mid-August for $8,655,030.

10. $8,600,000

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153 Bayberry Way
Osterville, MA 02655
Off Nantucket and over to the Cape now to this Doreve Nicholaeff designed five bedroom in Osterville. The 9,892 sq. ft. waterfront property hit the market in July 2010 for $9,750,000 and closed in May for $8.6M.

11. $8,500,000

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1187 Main Street
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
Built in 1895, this six bedroom, seven bath 3,860 sq. ft. property sold in November for $8.5M.

12. $7,850,000

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183 Polpis Road
Nantucket, MA 02554
This Polpis property first hit the market in July 2010 asking $11,750,000. By April of this year, two pricechops had brought the ask to $9,850,000. The six acre compound sold in June for $7,850,000.

13. $7,800,000

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91 Low Beach Road
Nantucket, MA 02554
'Sconset waterview estate with 8 bedrooms, 10 baths sold for $7.8M in mid-August.

14. $7,747,500

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59 Shawkemo Road
Nantucket, MA 02554
This three building compound with Harbor, Town and sunset views first hit the market in April 2010 asking $12,9950,000. The property took two meetings with the pricechopper before selling this April for $7,747,500.

15. $7,500,000

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941 Sea View Avenue
Osterville, MA 02655
The most expensive single-family home to sell in the Bay State for the month of December was this waterfront family compound. First listed for $11.5M, the property sold on December 21 for $7.5M.

16. $7,200,000

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103 Penzance Road
Woods Hole, MA 02543
This Penzance Point waterfront estate was listed for $8.9M and sold on December 20 for $7.2M.

17. $6,900,000

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21 Lake Road
Chilmark, MA 02535
Built in 1937, this four bedroom, two bath sold in June for $6.9M.

18. $6,370,000

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111 Old Herring Creek Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
We'll go out on a limb and say this 864 sq. ft. three bedroom on four acres sold in February for the land value.

19. $6,600,000

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3 Cashs Court
Nantucket, MA 02554
This renovated five bedroom, four and a half bath hit the market in March for $7.2M and sold at the end of August for $6.6M.

20. $6,000,000

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2 Shawkemo Hills Lane
Nantucket, MA 02554
This 15 room estate in Shawkemo sold in early August for $6M.

21. $6,000,000

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88 Mill Lane
Yarmouth Port, MA 02675
Mill Farm, a 17 acre waterfront gentlemen's farm, sold in March for $6M.

22. $5,700,000

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77 Towhee Lane
Orleans, MA 02653
The waterfront family compound on Pleasant Bay hit the market in late-January for $6.3M and sold in May for $5.7M.

23. $5,675,000

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936 Sea View Avenue
Osterville, MA 02655
This Wianno beachfront hit the market in May asking $5,995,000 and was sold by September for $5,675,000.

24. $5,500,000

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18 Orange Street
Nantucket, MA 02554
Built in 1760, this 3,218 sq. ft. six bedroom, three bath sold in February for $5.5M.

25. $5,400,000

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192 Garrison Lane
Osterville, MA 02655
This 3,887 sq. ft. waterfront property on 1.53 acres sold in November for $5.4M.

1. $18,500,000

25 Lincoln Avenue, Nantucket, MA 02554
Originally asking $23,750,000, this waterfront family compound was pricechopped to $19,995,000. The Cliff property was purchased by Charles Schwab in August.
25 Lincoln Avenue
Nantucket, MA 02554

2. $18,250,000

1 Sherburne Way, Nantucket, MA 02554
This four bedroom overlooking Steps Beach hit the market in September 2009 for $23,500,000. A couple pricechops and priceuppers brought the listing to $20,995,000 by September of this year. The property closed at the end of November for $18,250,000.
1 Sherburne Way
Nantucket, MA 02554

3. $14,025,000

21 Lincoln Avenue, Nantucket, MA 02554
The 3,571 sq. ft. Logan Circle Victorian traded in November for $14,025,000 after first hit the market in December 2011 for $15,995,000. An August pricechop brought the listing down $1M, which was apparently all it took.
21 Lincoln Avenue
Nantucket, MA 02554

4. $13,500,000

214 Eel Point Road, Nantucket, MA 02554
This 30 room Eel Point estate on almost seven acres was last asking $16,900,000. The property sold in December for $13.5M.
214 Eel Point Road
Nantucket, MA 02554

5. $12,600,000

35 Dunham Road, Edgartown, MA 02539
This four bedroom, four bath on Edgartown Harbor features a sauna, gourmet kitchen, guesthouse, deepwater dock, beach, and swimming pool. The property sold on December 21.
35 Dunham Road
Edgartown, MA 02539

6. $12,500,000

41 Dunham Road, Edgartown, MA 02539
Located on Edgartown Harbor, this listing first hit the market in February 2011 for $17.5M. By August, two pricechops brought the ask down to $14.8M and beat the buzzer, selling December 28 for $12.5M.
41 Dunham Road
Edgartown, MA 02539

7. $11,300,000

39 Hulbert Avenue, Nantucket, MA 02554
On the market since December 2011 when it was first list at $15,750,000, this waterfront five bedroom met with the pricechopper just once before closing in October for $11,300,000.
39 Hulbert Avenue
Nantucket, MA 02554

8. $8,900,000

7 Grant Avenue, Nantucket, MA 02554
This three bedroom, two bath was built in 1982. The property sold in October for $8.9M.
7 Grant Avenue
Nantucket, MA 02554

9. $8,655,030

87 Eel Point Road, Nantucket, MA 02554
The 5,303 sq. ft. five bedroom, five bath waterfront hit the market in September 2009 for $11M. The Dionis property sold in mid-August for $8,655,030.
87 Eel Point Road
Nantucket, MA 02554

10. $8,600,000

153 Bayberry Way, Osterville, MA 02655
Off Nantucket and over to the Cape now to this Doreve Nicholaeff designed five bedroom in Osterville. The 9,892 sq. ft. waterfront property hit the market in July 2010 for $9,750,000 and closed in May for $8.6M.
153 Bayberry Way
Osterville, MA 02655

11. $8,500,000

1187 Main Street, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
Built in 1895, this six bedroom, seven bath 3,860 sq. ft. property sold in November for $8.5M.
1187 Main Street
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

12. $7,850,000

183 Polpis Road, Nantucket, MA 02554
This Polpis property first hit the market in July 2010 asking $11,750,000. By April of this year, two pricechops had brought the ask to $9,850,000. The six acre compound sold in June for $7,850,000.
183 Polpis Road
Nantucket, MA 02554

13. $7,800,000

91 Low Beach Road, Nantucket, MA 02554
'Sconset waterview estate with 8 bedrooms, 10 baths sold for $7.8M in mid-August.
91 Low Beach Road
Nantucket, MA 02554

14. $7,747,500

59 Shawkemo Road, Nantucket, MA 02554
This three building compound with Harbor, Town and sunset views first hit the market in April 2010 asking $12,9950,000. The property took two meetings with the pricechopper before selling this April for $7,747,500.
59 Shawkemo Road
Nantucket, MA 02554

15. $7,500,000

941 Sea View Avenue, Osterville, MA 02655
The most expensive single-family home to sell in the Bay State for the month of December was this waterfront family compound. First listed for $11.5M, the property sold on December 21 for $7.5M.
941 Sea View Avenue
Osterville, MA 02655

16. $7,200,000

103 Penzance Road, Woods Hole, MA 02543
This Penzance Point waterfront estate was listed for $8.9M and sold on December 20 for $7.2M.
103 Penzance Road
Woods Hole, MA 02543

17. $6,900,000

21 Lake Road, Chilmark, MA 02535
Built in 1937, this four bedroom, two bath sold in June for $6.9M.
21 Lake Road
Chilmark, MA 02535

18. $6,370,000

111 Old Herring Creek Road, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
We'll go out on a limb and say this 864 sq. ft. three bedroom on four acres sold in February for the land value.
111 Old Herring Creek Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

19. $6,600,000

3 Cashs Court, Nantucket, MA 02554
This renovated five bedroom, four and a half bath hit the market in March for $7.2M and sold at the end of August for $6.6M.
3 Cashs Court
Nantucket, MA 02554

20. $6,000,000

2 Shawkemo Hills Lane, Nantucket, MA 02554
This 15 room estate in Shawkemo sold in early August for $6M.
2 Shawkemo Hills Lane
Nantucket, MA 02554

21. $6,000,000

88 Mill Lane, Yarmouth Port, MA 02675
Mill Farm, a 17 acre waterfront gentlemen's farm, sold in March for $6M.
88 Mill Lane
Yarmouth Port, MA 02675

22. $5,700,000

77 Towhee Lane, Orleans, MA 02653
The waterfront family compound on Pleasant Bay hit the market in late-January for $6.3M and sold in May for $5.7M.
77 Towhee Lane
Orleans, MA 02653

23. $5,675,000

936 Sea View Avenue, Osterville, MA 02655
This Wianno beachfront hit the market in May asking $5,995,000 and was sold by September for $5,675,000.
936 Sea View Avenue
Osterville, MA 02655

24. $5,500,000

18 Orange Street, Nantucket, MA 02554
Built in 1760, this 3,218 sq. ft. six bedroom, three bath sold in February for $5.5M.
18 Orange Street
Nantucket, MA 02554

25. $5,400,000

192 Garrison Lane, Osterville, MA 02655
This 3,887 sq. ft. waterfront property on 1.53 acres sold in November for $5.4M.
192 Garrison Lane
Osterville, MA 02655