Friday, February 22, 2013
The Zoning Board unanimously approved the purchase of a 5.2 acre lot from Pine Manor College.
Brookline’s Zoning Board of Appeals unanimously ruled in favor of a special permit, which would enable Pine Manor College to subdivide a portion of its Chestnut Hill Campus and allow it to be sold as a home. Rumor has it that the buyer happens to be New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady and his supermodel wife Gisele Bundchen. Robert Allen, a Brookline Attorney represented the buyer of the 5.243-acre lot near 400 Heath Street. According to Allen, the home would be roughly 10,000 square feet A 1,342-square-foot yoga studio near the property is also in the works. No neighbors or abutters opposed the proposal Thursday evening. The Zoning Board unanimously approved special permits for both projects. Patriots owner Bob Kraft and his son…
Friday, December 14, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Brookline Town Clerks office.
The deal between Pine Manor College and what seemed to be Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen has been withdrawn. While representatives from the Zoning Board of Appeals never confirmed or denied that the Brady/Bundchen family was looking to purchase the five acres on Chestnut Hill from Pine Manor College, a letter from the Law Offices of Rackmann, Sawyer and Brewer, who represented Pine Manor College, was submitted, stating their withdrawal, on Tuesday. The Zoning Board of Appeals received the letter on Thursday morning. “This sort of thing is not uncommon,” Zoning Board rep June Lawlor said. The withdrawal was made without prejudice.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen may be looking to buy property from Pine Manor College.
Representatives from Pine Manor College will go before the Brookline Zoning Board of Appeals on Thursday night to ask permission to sell five acres of land, according to the Boston Herald. To whom, you may ask? Rumor has it that it's none other than Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen. Assistant town clerk Linda Goldburgh said that the women’s school would have to meet with abutters to address any concerns. One of the abutters happens to be Patriot’s owner Bob Kraft. Brookline Patch will have more on this story after Thursday evening’s Zoning Board of Appeals meeting.