Category Archives: Green Housing

Charlestown single-family offers Beacon Hill charm at condo’s price

If Beacon Hill townhouse living is beyond your budget, consider the value 512 Medford St. offers for a mere $359,000: two full levels of living for a growing, active family.
The 1880 brick single-family rowhouse’s 950 square feet of living space includes two generous bedrooms, a small child’s bedroom or office, spacious common areas, a granite/stainless kitchen, a stylish new bath, a private pebble-finished patio, an automatic skylight, hardwood floors, huge basement storage and laundry and more.
The rooms are lovingly treated with a designer color palette catering to today’s tastes, in …

Affordable two-family with income potential in Dorchester

When you buy this diamond-in-the-rough at 18 Richfield St. in Dorchester, you’ve dug up a doozy of a deal: not simply two units for the price of one, but a two-family for the price of a unit: $265,000.
Although some TLC is in order for this 2,015-square-foot duo of 2-bed units, it’s off to a good start with  hardwood floors, energy efficient vinyl replacement windows, gas heat, front and rear decks, large back yard with five-car off-street parking, deleading, and …

Carriage house condo in Roslindale

If the idea of living in a carriage house conjures up images of cold, dark, dirty, drafty, and reeking of horse-whatever, just step into the carriage-house condo at 10 Symmes St. in Roslindale for a true experience of hayloft luxury, to say the least.

For a mere $379,000, this 1,650-square-foot, 3-bed, 2.5-bath detached unit offers more than the average condo. Designed with imported woods and wainscoting, the unit boasts the sliding barn doors, copper roof cupola and weathervane of the archetypal New England barn. But it goes beyond barn basics to …

The Clarendon Back Bay: nearly 60% sold

On Feb. 25, 2011, Related Companies and The Beal Companies announced that their prized Boston development, The Clarendon Back Bay at 400 Stuart St., closed on more than 50% of its unit sales, averaging more than $1,150 per square foot. Designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects, this 33-story Back Bay condominium tower boasts 102 luxury residences exemplifying Related’s Five Star Living® standards. Occupying floors 15-33, the units range from $780,000 to more than $4 million. On floors 31-33 are three 3,500-square-foot, full-floor penthouses with four bedrooms, 4.5 baths, open-plan great …

The Carruth: a first-time homebuyer’s dream

The reconstruction of the Ashmont MBTA station yielded a generous surplus parcel that laid the foundation for the revitalization of Dorchester’s historic Ashmont neighborhood. Trinity Financial, the MBTA, CWC Builders, The Architectural Team and the Duffy Design Group joined forces to design and develop The Carruth, a condo-retail complex of 116 luxury units over five floors plus an assortment of local businesses along the sidewalk.
The Carruth‘s 1,015-square-f0ot Unit 518 is a first-time homebuyer’s dream come true. For only $249,000, this 1-bed-plus-study, 1-bath unit gives the single professional, newlywed couple or …

Clarendon unit combines classic class with contemporary cool

As the latest addition to the Back Bay skyline and cityscape, The Clarendon at 400 Stuart St. is redefining urban living for the 21st century with its chic combo of classic elegance and contemporary ambiance, as its glass-and-steel-accented brick façade and its delicately detailed but sweepingly spacious lobby boldly express.

Designed by master firm Robert A.M. Stern Architects LLP and developed by Related Companies and The Beal Companies, this 33-story tower contains 107 luxury condominium units starting on its 15th floor, which means stunning city views for all units. Among these …

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