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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 …

South Boston unit close to everything, pet-friendly

Unit 1 at 13 Vinton St. in South Boston is your ticket to first-floor convenience to everything under the sun — including the beach — and pet-friendly amenities galore — including a pet-friendly condo association — for a mere $218,000.

The original crown moldings and wide-pine floors of this 1890 building bring historical luster to the great room, while its high ceiling and open floor plan brings you contemporary loft-style headroom and flexibility in arrangement of your living- and dining-room sets, bookcases, entertainment center, etc. Just as convenient is the 512-square-foot …

Affordable corner penthouse unit in the South End

Afraid of getting nickeled-and-dimed by your dream home? Check out this five-and-ten: Unit 5 at 10 Douglass Park in Boston’s chic South End, where a mere $379,000 will buy you a double-whammy of desirables in today’s city living: corner exposure and penthouse loftiness.
This 1,075-square-foot, 2-bed unit is far above dime-store level in other ways as well, boasting an open floor plan, an updated kitchen, lots of windows, hardwood floors, in-unit washer & dryer, generous closet storage, intercom system, one-car parking, and convenience to public transportation, shopping, restaurants, parks, universities and …

Roxbury townhouse holds the fort in quality, value, affordability

Fort Hill, historic site of the Roxbury High Fort that the Continental Army erected under Henry Knox’s guiding hand in June 1775 to defend Boston against British siege, now has something else of fortitude to boast: 39 Hawthorne St., a 1,623-square-foot, 3-bed, 2-bath townhouse condominium with all the comforts of a single-family home for only $339,000.

The living room alone shows how well-built this townhouse is. Solid walls, sizable windows, hardwood floors and a classic fireplace combine to create a sense of security, serenity and sunshine.

Ditto for the dining room, where …

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