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Regal ranch in West Roxbury

The low-slung, modest-looking 1965 ranch at 23 Pleasant Valley Circle in West Roxbury may look like just another kid on the block at first. But once you move in to this well maintained and manicured home on a cul-de-sac, you and your family will have a Pleasant Valley Sunday to be sure.
Offered at $550,000, this 2,111-square-foot, 4-bedroom single-family certainly gives you your money’s worth of living and entertaining space and family growth potential. The low-scale facade belies two full levels of living, in a way that far …

Penthouse of plenty in Boston’s North End

After 40 years of service to Boston’s North End as a public school, followed by service to the U.S. Army as housing for troops and prisoners of war during World War II and 45 years as a Catholic central high school, the old Christopher Columbus High School at 20 Tileston St. was renovated into 34 luxury condominiums in the mid-1990s by ACS Development Corp., Grazado/Velleco Architects and Martini Construction.
Unit PH4, a 1,440-square-foot, 2-bedroom, 2.5-bath duplex penthouse offered at $1,295,000, offers a light-filled loft lifestyle in sharp contrast to the Georgian …

Beacon Hill townhouse offers old-fashioned luxury

For $2.55 million, 22 Joy St. offers 3,974 square feet of space over three full levels of living with generous exposure to the raw materials Olde Beacon Hill is made of: bricks and mortar, woods and finish. Built in 1890, this 4-bedroom, 4-bath single-family townhouse is replete with unpainted surfaces, including hardwood floors, window casings, ceiling beams, and exposed brick walls here and there.

Thus you can the “true grit” of old-time craftsmanship as you live in luxury in Boston’s Brahmin-est neighborhood. A prime example is the living room’s finished woodwork …

House of history, pride of place at 4 Pinckney

The classic Beacon Hill image of the red brick townhouse with double-hung windows, black louver shutters, granite foundations and brick sidewalks can be all yours for $2,895,000 at 4 Pinckney St. on — you guessed it — Beacon Hill.

This 3,328-square-foot, 4-bedroom, 4.5-bath single-family home is a Beacon Hill original and a 21st-century townhouse all in one. Historical details and spacious rooms with refinished hardwood floors blend perfectly for classic living for the modern age. Four fireplaces keep the living-dining room, the family room and two of the bedrooms warm with …

The prince of penthouses in Boston’s Back Bay

With the top two levels all your own, you’ll live like a prince in the 4,144-square-foot penthouse duplex in the fine 1880 brick-and-sandstone rowhouse at 171 Commonwealth Ave. For $5,699,000, this 3-bedroom, 3.5-bath unit will give you single-family space and solitude plus condo commodities and convenience.

The living room combines the formality of fine details with the informality of a relax-before-the-fire atmosphere. Paneled wainscoting and wall-height bookcases mingle with a cool gray wall treatment and floor-to-ceiling views of Commonwealth Avenue and its tree-lined mall.

The formal dining room also has a fireplace …

North End Home Blends History and Hip

5 Tileston Place, North End
A 2000 renovation of one of the North End’s few remaining 18th-century clapboard wood-frame houses, 5 Tileston Place is not only hip with history, but also mod with modern. Offered at $1,295,000, this 1,940-square-foot, 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath townhouse condo shows how cool colonial can still be.
Just look at what this old house has to offer: a private electric gate entrance, spacious and detailed rooms, eat-in kitchen, four working fireplaces — they sure needed them in those cold colonial times when no one had thought …

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