First-time homebuyers: If you’re looking to plant your roots in a blossoming neighborhood with everything under the sun — hospitals, museums, parks, schools, shops, sports, trains — look no further than 108 Peterborough St. in the heart of the Fenway, where a 603-square-foot, 1-bed unit awaits your attention and approval for $315,000.
Unit D6‘s living-dining room has an open floor plan — on a sustainable bamboo floor, which does hardwood’s duty while saving trees — and generous wall area for creative space arrangement and ample area for sizable living- and dining-room sets, a deluxe entertainment center, artwork and bookcases. The twin windows let in abundant light and splendid city views from the unit’s 6th-floor location.
A large window opening with granite breakfast bar connects the kitchen to the living-dining room for handy food service and much-needed sunlight for this compact galley space. But compact it isn’t in appointments, boasting a full set of custom paneled cabinets, granite counters and stainless steel appliances.
The cozily carpeted bedroom features a luxury that is found wanting in most units in this price range: an unusually large alcove for more than just a king-size bed. Night tables, a dresser and/or sconces can also fit into the alcove for the cozy convenience of waking up and dressing right away, reading in bed, etc.
The bath is fully updated with a laminate counter sink vanity and state-of-the-art plumbing.
The $292/month association fee includes heat, hot water, water and sewer, master insurance, elevator and exterior maintenance, landscaping and snow removal. Rental garage parking and additional unit storage in the building are available for additional fees.
And look what’s in store for you in your Fenway neighborhood: grocery shopping at Star Market, Staples and Best Buy at the Landmark Center, fitness trails along the Back Bay Fens in the Emerald Necklace, recreation on Joseph Lee Playground, Red Sox baseball at Fenway Park, hospitals and medical services in the Longwood Medical Area, education at the Colleges of the Fenway (Emmanuel, Simmons, Wheelock, MassArt, Mass. College of Pharmacy, Wentworth Institute of Technology), the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts, Green Line subway service to downtown Boston at Fenway station, and much more.