Michael DuGally and his wife, Kellie, searched for years for the right home. They bought a loft in Everett but decided the neighborhood was too gritty. Boston condos were too pricey. They thought about building a house – a 4,000-square-foot “palace,” as Michael DuGally put it – but discarded the idea. Yards and bugs are not their thing.
Recently, they found a fit. At the mall.
The DuGallys are among the suburban pioneers snatching up units in “Nouvelle at Natick,” a newly rising condominium complex where residents will be able to ride an elevator to a private hallway leading directly into the faux-birch-tree-lined atrium of the Natick Mall, recently expanded and renamed the Natick Collection. Their $1.6 million, 2,200-square-foot penthouse overlooking JCPenney, the DuGallys said, suits the lifestyle they want for themselves and their Chihuahua, Jasmine.
“You just don’t see malls like this,” said Kellie DuGally, 37, owner of an online sales company in Hudson, who plans to convert one of the penthouse’s three bedrooms into a closet for her clothing and shoes. “It’s like you’re in a luxurious hotel.” Continued…
Photo of Model Unit at Nouvelle at Natick Collection Condos