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Italianate JP home has ‘abbondanza’ of amenities, accessories

Offered at $974,900, the 1850s grand Italianate Victorian at 15 Harris Ave. in Jamaica Plain‘s prestigious Sumner Hill neighborhood has all the features and finishes, trimmings and trappings one could dream of in a single-family home: high ceilings, ornate moldings, hardwood floors, oversized windows, woodburning fireplaces, French doors, four bedrooms and two full baths on 2nd level, a third floor bedroom/office loft, a lush front lawn and back yard, a private driveway with parking, and convenience to shops, restaurants and public transportation.

The formal living room benefits from the front bay …

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 …

Garden-level South End studio spacious, gracious

Modeled on pre-Victorian London residential streets and Beacon Hill’s 1830s Louisburg Square, the South End’s brick bowfront Victorian rowhouses were more ahead of their time than either of their historical models, especially in the basement department. Their high foundations made basements into full levels of living for the first time, which made them ripe for modern studio conversion in later centuries.

A prime example is Unit 1 at 2 Claremont Park. For a mere $389,000, this 836-square-foot, 1-bedroom studi0-style unit offers a flexible floor plan for today’s lifestyle with enough historical …

City and sea living in South Boston single-family

It can be hard to decide between living in the vibrant energy of the city and living by the calm beauty of the sea, especially if you can’t afford a summer home. Well, your dilemma will come to a happy end at 1494 Columbia Road in South Boston, which offers the best of both worlds year-round.

For $899,000, this 1,753-square-foot, 4-bedroom single-family home is just steps outward to Carson’s Beach, Joe Moakley Park and the sparkling waters of Old Harbor, and inward to Thomas Park, numerous restaurants and bars and other …

English country cottage in Brighton

Why fly all the way to England in search of your dream cottage when you can find it right in your own back yard?
And 82 Undine Road‘s spacious yard and English garden (not to mention the British origin of its village’s name) are not all that make this 1,764-square-foot Brighton single-family so distinctly European. Its half-timbered stucco skin, human scale, old-world woodwork and traditional details add to the English cottage charm — but also belie the expansive space inside, including 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths and 4 entertaining arenas.

The living room …

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 …

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