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Old house, new look in South End penthouse duplex

Don’t let the Victoriana of this old house fool you. Antique doesn’t mean antiquated when it comes to living in Boston’s old South End — especially in Unit 2 at 143 Appleton St.
Offered at $715,000, this 1,059-square-foot, 2-bedroom penthouse duplex has been newly renovated for a contemporary loft look that capitalizes on the original tall windows, high ceilings, exposed brick and open floor plan to inject new life into this old house.

The living-dining room has the crisp, clean lines and sumptuous sun of a contemporary loft and the rustic richness …

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 …

South Boston duplex condo has single-family feel

Offered at $449,000, the 1,796-square-foot Unit 1 at 81 F St. gets an ‘A’ for the floor plan, finishes, fixtures and other fine qualities that make this South Boston duplex feel like the single-family its front facade makes it appear to be.

These qualities are evident upon entering the living room, where the crown moldings, baseboard, hardwood floor, twin sash windows and classic fireplace attest to the timelessness of colonial construction traditions in crafting first-class living space.

 
The eat-in kitchen seamlessly blends classic and contemporary. Paneled cherry cabinets match the Brazilian cherry …

Studio splendor in South Boston Gothic landmark building

A colorful combination of contemporary open-plan living and historic Gothic architecture awaits your attention and approval in the old Monks Building at 366 West Broadway in South Boston.
Not the monastery that its name and churchlike design might lead you to think it is, this lancet-arched brick structure with high-pitched gables and turrets was built in 1873 from a High Victorian Gothic design by Alexander R. Estey for the Monks & Co. flour and grain dealership, and later housed the Mattapan Deposit & Trust Co.

Now for sale here for $469,000 is …

Leather District loft awaits your creativity

The Leather District, Boston’s leather manufacturing and warehousing center in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, is now one of the city’s up-and-coming loft condo communities, centrally located at the crossroads of three bustling downtown neighborhoods. The vast, well-lit storage and assembly-line spaces and the oversized windows of the old leather factories and warehouses are now shaping and shedding light on open-plan loft studio units, giving their owners ultimate freedom to arrange their spaces according to their tastes.

Unit 2I at 119 Beach St. exemplifies this free-form flexibility in creative …

South End garden duplex is #1

If your condo search is turning up little more than flats, boxes or studios, consider Unit 1 at 77 Worcester St. in Boston’s historic South End. For $849,000, this 1,632-square-foot garden duplex will truly make you feel at home, on account of its single-family characteristics: first-floor living, a backyard patio, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, and much more.

The stooped entrance of this mid-19th-century brick bowfront rowhouse leads directly to your living room. The bow window expands the space and light, the original carved Carrara marble fireplace is intact, and the wall …

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