The top-selling home in Hampshire County for the week ending Nov. 9 was this 3,000-plus-square-foot,fiv-bedroom, four-bath Colonial-style home at 29 Hawthorn Road in Amherst that sold for $615,000. It was built in 2007. Purchase photo reprints »
The Old Creamery Grocery in Cummington Monday. The grocery is in the process of becoming a community-owned cooperative. Purchase photo reprints »
For the week ending Nov. 9, the sale of an Amherst home was the highest recorded property transaction in Hampshire County, followed by sales of commercial property in Cummington and a newly built home in Southampton.
James M. Rodrigue sold a 3,000-plus-square-foot Colonial-style home at 29 Hawthorn Road in Amherst for $615,000 to Graham W. Smith and Mary J. Ratnaswamy of Columbia, Md. Built in 2007, the five-bedroom, four-bath home features Brazilian cherry floors and cabinetry, slate and ceramic tiled floors, as well as a master bedroom suite with a fireplace. The home sits on a .72-acre lot in the Amherst Hills section and is assessed at $536,100, according to town land records.
The second-highest sale, for $468,000, involved the sale of newly built home at 100 Gunn Road in Southampton. Developers James F. and Patricia A. Boyle sold an approximately 3,000-square-foot, Colonial-style abode on more than an acre for $468,000 to Douglas S. and Lisa J. Riel of Huntington. The home is one of several under construction or newly built along the south side of Gunn Road, which borders the Easthampton line near Line Street.
The third-highest sale occurred in Cummington where the Old Creamery grocery and deli store changed hands. Alice Cozzolino and Amy Pulley, co-owners of Cowgirls Realty LLP, sold the property for $450,000 to the Old Creamery Cooperative, a for-profit business with 550 member-owners. Pulley and Cozzolino had been owners and operators of the Old Creamery for the past 12 years. The property is located at 445 Berkshire Trail near the intersection of Routes 9 and 112. The sale price does not include the cost of the business and other related transactions.