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Mansion-like Living in Roxbury

Is the mansion of your dreams out of your reach, budget-wise? Well, come on down to one of Boston’s most up-and-coming neighborhoods, Roxbury, and see how you can live in a mansion for the price of a condo.

An actual condo, Unit 1 at 76 Perrin St. offers you 1,498 square feet of hardwood-floored living space — including 11-foot ceilings, well-preserved Victorian details, three oversized bedrooms, hardwood floors, a cherry/granite kitchen, central air conditioning, off-street parking, a picturesque private common patio, generous basement storage, and an ideal corner lot location — …

Four-bedroom single-family a find in Allston

Your hopes and dreams of planting your roots in a pleasant neighborhood at an affordable price will be fulfilled when you move into 39 Hopedale St. in Allston. For a mere $409,900, this 1,520-square-foot, 4-bedroom single-family Victorian has it all — bright living spaces, hardwood floors, period details (including gingerbread exterior trim), private deck, fenced-in yard with patio, updated kitchen and utilities, new roof and gutters, thermal replacement windows, three-car off-street parking, and, above all, convenience to everything imaginable.

The friendly foyer is graced with a period staircase, intact with twisted …

Terrific two-family in Dorchester Lower Mills

For only $489,000, the 3,542-square-foot two-family Victorian home at 51-53 Hillsdale St. in Dorchester’s Lower Mills District is one of the best investments money can buy: historic architecture, open-plan living space, an income-generating unit, and a historic neighborhood accessible to recreation, transportation and much more. As the double address makes clear, each unit has a separate entrance, as well as separate basement.

The oversized multiple bay windows expand the entertaining arenas in the living rooms, which are enriched by milled columns, baseboards, window casings and gleaming hardwood floors.

The kitchens are newly …

Mansionlike unit on Brighton-Brookline town line

When was the last time a condo felt like a house? Well, one of your last chances at a condo that really feels like home — and where Brighton feels like Brookline — awaits your luck of the draw now at 42 Englewood Road near the Brighton-Brookline town line. For a mere $459,000, its 1,615-square-foot, 2-bed, first-floor Unit 1-A has the floor area, finishes, fixtures and feel — and front porch — of the million-dollar mansion the 4-unit condominium appears to be from the street.

You’ll therefore live, dine and entertain …

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 …

Yesterday’s charms, today’s amenities in Roslindale home

Rarely do historical details, high-end amenities, light-filled spaces, outdoor acreage, off-street parking and neighborhood beauty merge as immaculately as in 42 Hemman St. in Roslindale. For only $324,900, this 1,149-square-foot, 3-bed, 1.5-bath single-family offers the comforts of home at a condo’s price.

The living room lets in the light from many directions and pristinely preserves its original 1925 woodwork for many generations.

Wainscoting, crown moldings, window casings, hardwood flooring, and the stair’s newel post all add up to one warm, elegant formal dining room.

The kitchen’s new black granite counter, white appliances and …

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