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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 …

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 …

South End elegance renewed in high-end unit

The high ceilings, tall windows, floor-through floor plans and central city locations of the South End’s 19th-century rowhouses are just as appealing to millennial lifestyles as they were to Victorian sensibilities. No exception is Unit 2 at 41 Union Park, a 910-square-foot, 1-bedroom condo now on the market for $629,000.

Just step into the great room and experience past, present and future all in one. The ornate crown moldings, ceiling medallion, arched marble fireplace and hand-carved period mirror provide remembrances of things past, while the 14-foot ceiling, wide-pine floor and oversized …

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 …

South Boston condo has South End style

The more desirable a place to live Boston’s South End has become, the more its affordability has gone south.
So go further south — to South Boston — for a lovely Victorian brick bowfront condo unit facing a historic city park, in true-to-form South End style, on the market for only $369,000.
The 688-square-foot, 2-bed Unit 3 at 821 E. Broadway boasts all the trimmings and trappings of a South End townhome: high-stooped double-door entrance, brownstone foundations and trim, tall windows and ceilings, hardwood floors, built-in bookcases, carved Carrara marble mantel, marble …

Exceptional South End studio unit with exceptional value

It may look small and simple on the outside, but wait ’til you get into 11C Waltham St.’s 557-square-foot, 1-bed Unit 2 and experience the studio space, elaborate detail, high ceilings and windows, high-end finishes and fixtures, and fabulous central location, all for only $349,000.

Unit 2‘s open plan studio layout is perfect for the first-time homebuyer who wants freedom and flexibility in living space arrangement, and who wants some of the artist studio spirit of the South End as a guiding light in that space-planning. The humongous windows, including a …

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