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 pleasing contrast to the old building’s historical character.
Best of all, 512 Medford St. is located in a neighborhood as historic and convenient as Beacon Hill: Charlestown.
The large windows bring light and historic neighborhood views into the large living room, which features a classic woodburning fireplace. A wall opening with a counter forms a handy pass-through to the eat-in kitchen.
The unusually large eat-in kitchen maintains the building’s historical character with its exposed brick, custom paneled cabinetry, refinished hardwood floor, ceiling beams, granite counter, and backsplash with Native American-inspired design. Stainless steel appliances — including an Energy Star certified refrigerator — add a contemporary contrast.
The three bedrooms have a wide variety of wall treatments and spaces for family members of different ages and tastes.
The shared bath has been stylishly updated with faux Sienna marble tiles, a designer vanity with projecting bowl sink and Beaux Arts-style cabinet doors, and a deluxe glass shower with built-in bench.
Located at the base of historic Bunker Hill (where the revolutionary battle was not fought — it was fought on Breed’s Hill, where the Bunker Hill Monument actually stands), 512 Medford St. is within reach of a rich array of neighborhood resources, including Doherty Park, Edwards Playground, Mathews Salad House, Charlestown Working Theater, bus service to the Orange Line subway, access to Route 99, and much more.