Christmas Spirit: Home Sale Going to Charity

Chestnut Hill mansion sale of Mark Andrus to benefit Boston charity
Chestnut Hill mansion sale of Mark Andrus to benefit Boston charity

Talk about Christmas spirit: Just in time for the holiday season, Mark Andrus, the snack magnate who sold Stacy's Pita Chips to Frito-Lay, is donating a share of proceeds from the sale of his gorgeous Chestnut Hill home. Andrus will donate 15 percent of the sales price (currently listed at $12.5 million) to the Boston Food Bank. Our sister site, Luxist, has the full story and plenty of pictures of the historic Massachusetts home. Read on for more details on the magnanimous millionaire and more stunning photos of the Georgian Revival mansion.

Mark Andrus, who made his fortune selling Stacy's Pita Chips to Frito-Lay, is giving back. He's listed a historic Chestnut Hill, Mass. estate that he recently renovated at $12.5 million and will donate 15 percent of the sales price to the Boston Food Bank. With this home, Andrus is launching RH Design and Development, his new real estate development company devoted to helping people in need.

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