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South End condo blends the best of old and new

No. 74 Appleton St. is not your average new construction. Built according to South End Landmark District guidelines for new building in Boston’s largest Victorian historic district, this 5-unit rowhouse not only captures the spirit of its 19th-century neighbors’ brick facades and mansard roofs, but also puts their essential features to practical contemporary use.

Which gives 74 Appleton St.’s Unit 3 the high ceilings, oversized windows and large hardwood-floored living spaces many homebuyers seek today. Offered at $799,000, this 1,130-square-foot, 2-bedroom, 2-bath unit also benefits from its building’s corner location for …

South End penthouse duplex has it all

If you’re a prospective homebuyer who wants to be where the action is but also wants your moments of peace and quiet, Hanson Street is the place to be — a cozy, tree-lined side street with little through traffic but very direct access to the South End‘s central cluster of culture, cafés and cuisine.
And the penthouse duplex Unit 3 at 30 Hanson St. is the place to be for the light-filled open floor plans many homebuyers are seeking nowadays. Offered at $749,000, this 1,148-square-foot, 2-bedroom, 1-bath also boasts a granite …

The Carruth: a first-time homebuyer’s dream

The reconstruction of the Ashmont MBTA station yielded a generous surplus parcel that laid the foundation for the revitalization of Dorchester’s historic Ashmont neighborhood. Trinity Financial, the MBTA, CWC Builders, The Architectural Team and the Duffy Design Group joined forces to design and develop The Carruth, a condo-retail complex of 116 luxury units over five floors plus an assortment of local businesses along the sidewalk.
The Carruth‘s 1,015-square-f0ot Unit 518 is a first-time homebuyer’s dream come true. For only $249,000, this 1-bed-plus-study, 1-bath unit gives the single professional, newlywed couple or …

Back Bay townhouse has luxury on every level

At 7 Exeter St., luxury living is all yours on all floors. Offered at $8.5 million, this four-level, 5,653-square-foot home has five grand bedrooms, four lavish baths, CEO- style office/study space, a sprawling roofdeck, private elevator and parking, and much more, thanks to the high standards that built this brick rowhouse in 1872 from a French Second Empire design by Peabody & Stearns.

The advantages of 7 Exeter‘s high ceilings, elaborate details and spacious floor-through floor plan are readily apparent in the formal living room, a palatial entertaining arena that will …

Hotel-style habitation in the Back Bay at Mandarin Oriental unit

Filling a decades-long dead-space in the Back Bay cityscape and skyline upon its opening in October 2008, the Mandarin Oriental, Boston, is bringing Boylston Street back to life with Fifth Avenue finesse, Parisian panache and Hong Kong high life.

In addition to its 136 hotel guestrooms, 12 hotel suites, M Bar & Lounge, fine restaurants such as L’Espalier & Sel de la Terre, and chic boutiques such as Gucci & Frette, this AAA five-diamond hotel offers over-the-top Back Bay luxury living at the Mandarin Oriental Residences at 776 Boylston St.
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