Category Archives: West End

A Home on the Charles: Charles River Park Residential Buildings

Charles River is undoubtedly one of Boston’s most beloved landmarks. Pretty much all season long, you’ll find city-goers biking, sailing, walking or running around the river. It’s the home of summer concerts, community events, and is visible from most high-rise buildings.
That’s why when opportunity knocks to actually live on the Charles, it’s pretty hard to turn down. And Charles River Park Residential Buildings, located between the North End and Beacon Hill, gives you that golden opportunity.
Coveted Location
Its coveted location–sitting right in the middle of two of Boston’s most famous …

Luxury loft in Charles River Park feels like home

The ever-familiar slogan “If you lived here…you’d be home now” has sold and rented many fine luxury units many times over in Charles River Park in Boston’s West End for 40-plus years. And no wonder — it’s all true.
Unit 6O at 9 Hawthorne Place is no exception. Offered at $399,000, this 828-square-foot, 1-bed studio-style loft is your big chance to make your home in the Hub at a price below that of the typical Boston condo, but with just as much value.

That sense of value and feeling of home begins …

Bowdoin Place penthouse blends old and new

Built in 2003, Bowdoin Place at 10 Bowdoin St. is the latest addition to Beacon Hill‘s tradition of stylish luxury at a human scale.
Elkus/Manfredi Architects designed this 75-unit condominium and its accompanying retail/commercial complex to wrap around the Leverett Saltonstall Building and restore the Beacon Hill rowhouse continuity that this stark government services skyscraper interrupted when it came upon the scene in the 1960s.
Designed to bridge the gap between the hill’s historic Federal architecture and the Saltonstall Building’s modernist style, Bowdoin Place offers its residents an immaculate blend of old …

Affordable unit gets your foot in the door on Beacon Hill

First-time homebuyers: is Beacon Hill beyond your modest means as well as your wildest dreams? Well, come and get your foot in the door in Boston’s most desirable neighborhood at 27 Anderson St.’s Unit 2, a choice corner unit at a price further beyond your wildest dreams: $439,000.

This 608-square-foot, 2-bed, 1-bath unit has even more dream-home features:

an open plan of honey-gold hardwood flooring that gives the living, dining and kitchen areas a sense of warm connectedness with one another and the rest of the unit;
two large bedrooms sharing an updated …

Affordable Beacon Hill penthouse

Not only that, but the seller of Unit 5 at 8 Lindall Place has agreed to pay the first two years of its condo fees ($185/month) for the buyer.
For a mere $361,000, this 1-bedroom, 1-bath penthouse unit with skylights will give first-time homebuyers much more for their money than its 625 square feet of living space may suggest, including the first of firsts: Beacon Hill residency.

The open floor plan makes Unit 5 seem larger than it is. The living and dining room flow together with the entry hall for a …

Live like a Boston Brahmin on Beacon Hill…

…the old-fashioned way: the single-family way. For $1,099,000, 26 Garden St. offers everything you need for independent living in an intimate neighborhood, including three full levels of floor-through living with 4+ bedrooms, 3 full baths, a fireplaced living room and master bedroom, two bonus rooms, a private roofdeck, generous basement storage, in-house laundry, and new thermal windows.

The living room features a woodburning fireplace flanked by ceiling-high bookcases, with plenty of over-mantel room for a flat-screen TV or work of art. Hardwood floors are preserved throughout the house.

The chef’s kitchen is …

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