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Charlestown bowfront penthouse a Boston Brahmin bonanza

Is Beacon Hill beyond your budget?
Would the Back Bay break your bank account?
Would the South End soak your savings?
Is a bowfront penthouse in a historic neighborhood still your dreamboat?
Don’t give up the ship just yet.
Just check out the 880-square-foot, 2-bedroom Unit 3 at 88 Russell St. in Charlestown, where a mere $379,000 will treat you to many of the luxuries found in all of the above: oversized windows, gleaming hardwood floors, exposed brick walls, a woodburning fireplace, an updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, a private deck with breathtaking city …

Height, high-end, history, home combine in Charlestown penthouse

For a mere $319,000, the newly renovated Unit 3A at 36 Washington St. in Charlestown welcomes you to your own 4-H club:

Height, for its corner penthouse location that gives you great light and views, and its exclusive roof rights for a city-view deck;

High-end, for the fine finishes and fixtures that make up the renovation, including hardwood floors, granite counters, stainless steel appliances, slate tile bath floor, and Kohler water-jet tub and rain showerhead;

History, for the historic Gaslight District that makes up your neighborhood, as well as the revolutionary history that …

Bright loft penthouse in Brighton brick rowhouse

Cypress Road in Brighton, a.k.a. Market Court, may recall Beacon Hill’s Louisburg Square or the South End’s Victorian residential squares in its English mews stateliness, but this old-school image belies the new-age studio loft feel of 4 Cypress Road’s penthouse Unit 405, now offered at a price well below either of those high-end communities: $215,000.
Furthermore, with the unit’s low 3% down-payment (approximately $1,165/month at a 5.4% 30-year fixed interest rate), it’s an affordable alternative to renting as well as living on the Hill or at the End.

The 623-square-foot, 1-bed unit …

South End condo blends old-world charm with modern-world usefulness

“Our clients who are looking for brownstones are drawn to them because they want classic Boston charm,” said CondoDomain City Vice President Jessica Quirk in a 2008 Fox 25 News broadcast. “They love the original details, they want to walk right outside their door and be on a tree-lined street in the middle of Boston.”
The Victorian brick brownstone at 35 Worcester St. in Boston’s historic South End is no exception. A visit to its 678-square-foot, 1-bed Unit 3, now offered at $419,000, will show you not only how original …

Floor-through flow in South End condo

Sick of feeling boxed in by all those condos that force you “up against the wall” as far as exposure and expanse are concerned?
Well, Unit 2 at 187 W. Canton St. in Boston’s South End won’t rob you of the light and space you need for a full life on a full level of living.
For a mere $449,000, this 600-square-foot, 1-bed second-floor unit‘s bowfront-to-backend floor-through plan will assure you unusually generous and well-lit living and entertaining space for a first-time homebuyer’s digs.
Add to that the building’s historic Victorian brick architecture, …

Lofty living for less in East Boston

Porter 156, a 1912 bra factory converted into 216 loft condos in 2005, is leading the way in reshaping East Boston as the city’s new waterfront frontier. The vast floor spaces, high ceilings and oversized windows necessary for the manufacturing process now come in handy as light-filled, well-headroomed open plans conducive to creative space arrangement in an ambiance of industrial quirk and panoramic city views.
A shining example of this is Unit 442 at 156 Porter St., an 805-square-foot, 1-bath penthouse loft offered at a price well below the Boston Proper …

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