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Mansion-like Living in Roxbury

Is the mansion of your dreams out of your reach, budget-wise? Well, come on down to one of Boston’s most up-and-coming neighborhoods, Roxbury, and see how you can live in a mansion for the price of a condo.

An actual condo, Unit 1 at 76 Perrin St. offers you 1,498 square feet of hardwood-floored living space — including 11-foot ceilings, well-preserved Victorian details, three oversized bedrooms, hardwood floors, a cherry/granite kitchen, central air conditioning, off-street parking, a picturesque private common patio, generous basement storage, and an ideal corner lot location — …

Spacious spread in North End loft

The narrow, shadowy alley of Henchman Street in Boston’s North End, not to mention the cramped quarters of most of its tenements, belie the broad, bright expanse of space in Unit 6 at 4-6 Henchman St. And two addresses mean double the space, the light and the value in this 855-square-foot, 2-bed loft unit, all for the price of one: $493,000.

Just step inside the great room for the ultimate experience in light-filled luxury loft living:
*a rich red wall accent introducing the great room from the unit entry;
*corner exposure along five …

Jamaica Plain loft condo blends old and new

Built in 2000, 83-85 Brookside Ave. was designed with an eye on the future millennial lifestyle but with regard for past neighborhood traditions. Sporting the traditional bay windows, hooded entrances and English gardens of older homes, this rowhouse complex contains 32 sunny loft units that break the box of tradition to let you lead your lifestyle in the new millennium.
Among these is Unit D, a 1,140-square-foot, 2-bed duplex condo with all the light, space and flexibility you can dream of for your first home, for $374,900.

The open plan and the …

Live studio-style on Beacon Hill

Offered at $599,000, the 956-square-foot, 2-bedroom Unit 2 at 69 Myrtle St. breaks the mold of typically cramped Beacon Hill quarters with a handsome new renovation that gives it an expansive great room with the open hardwood floor plan, corner exposure and multiple windows of higher-priced homes.

Generously illuminated by seven windows with old-fashioned plantation shutters, the great room stretches all the way from a bright, spacious living area to a more intimate but just as well-lit dining alcove, giving you free reign in …

Mansionlike living on Beacon Hill

At the turn of the 19th century, the Mount Vernon Proprietors conceived Beacon Hill as an upscale community of freestanding mansions with spacious common rooms and multiple windows. But rising property values forced them to develop the hill as a thickly settled district of abutting rowhouses on smaller footprints, which often meant cramped, dark quarters inside.
However, contemporary rehabs of some of these rowhouses are making good on the Proprietors’ promise of large living spaces — and Unit 3 at 69 Myrtle St. is a prime example. Offered at below-mansion value …

Brighton-Brookline corner unit offers more for less

Priced out of Brookline? Just cross the border to 106 Evans Road at Corey Gardens in Brighton, where Unit 1A awaits your attention and approval for only $219,900.

For that price, this 640-square-foot, 1-bed first-floor unit offers a lot of that for which Brookline is renowned without the seven-figure price tag: luxurious living space, lush green surroundings, a residential neighborhood of fine private homes, and convenience to urban amenities unlimited, including public transportation, parks and shops. Add to that fresh paint, pet-friendliness, 50% owner occupation, resident permit parking on a side …

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