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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 …

North End loft living at its lightest and most luxurious

Built in 1891 as the Waitt & Bond Cigar Factory and later home to the Castignetti Bros. men’s clothing store, 26 Stillman St. in Boston’s North End now puts its vast, well-lit manufacturing and warehouse spaces to a fine new use as 28 loft condominiums with the open floor plans and oversized windows today’s homebuyer demands for optimum freedom in living space arrangement and city view enjoyment.
No exception is Unit 3-2, a 1,336-square-foot, 2-bed, 2-bath corner loft offered at $859,000, where 10-foot-high wood-beamed ceilings, exposed brick walls, a maple-floored open …

Lofty living for less in East Boston

Porter 156, a 1912 bra factory converted into 216 loft condos in 2005, is leading the way in reshaping East Boston as the city’s new waterfront frontier. The vast floor spaces, high ceilings and oversized windows necessary for the manufacturing process now come in handy as light-filled, well-headroomed open plans conducive to creative space arrangement in an ambiance of industrial quirk and panoramic city views.
A shining example of this is Unit 442 at 156 Porter St., an 805-square-foot, 1-bath penthouse loft offered at a price well below the Boston Proper …

Affordable Beacon Hill penthouse

Not only that, but the seller of Unit 5 at 8 Lindall Place has agreed to pay the first two years of its condo fees ($185/month) for the buyer.
For a mere $361,000, this 1-bedroom, 1-bath penthouse unit with skylights will give first-time homebuyers much more for their money than its 625 square feet of living space may suggest, including the first of firsts: Beacon Hill residency.

The open floor plan makes Unit 5 seem larger than it is. The living and dining room flow together with the entry hall for a …

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 …

Penthouse perfection in the Back Bay

Built in Beaux-Arts style in 1907 by master architects Cram & Goodhue, 334 Beacon St. in the Back Bay has been masterfully renovated into a first-class condominium, and the high-pitched chateau roof forms a penthouse that is top in its class in lavish, lofty luxury.

Offered at $2.05 million, the 2,381-square-foot, 3-bedroom, 2-bath penthouse unit rises with the roof and widens with the walls. The broad, deep footprint allows for a far-reaching living room that lets you drink in the water and the sun from the breathtaking Charles River views, and …

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