Homes you could share
Places already set up for multigenerational living:
48 Clapp Street, Abington
Square feet: 2,916
Baths: 3 full
Taxes: $6,903 in 2014
This general contractor-owned Colonial, built in 1979, has a two-floor in-law suite with its own entryway, a cathedral ceiling that stretches over the kitchen and living room, wide-plank hardwood floors, a kitchen, a bath, a private deck off the living room, and a spiral staircase to a sitting room. The kitchen in the main part of the house has been updated with granite counters, a ceramic-tile floor, and maple cabinets. The home has another separate entryway to a space that could be used as a home office.
Contact: Mary Jo Cunningham, Success Real Estate, 781-582-6398, www.maryjocunningham.com
107 Glenellen Road, West Roxbury
Square feet: 1,714
Bathrooms: 2 full
Taxes: $4,324 in 2013
The roof and electrical of this renovated 1970 Colonial are new and the hardwood floors have been refinished. You’ll find a bathroom and three bedrooms with ample closet space on the second floor, and in the walk-out basement, a full bath and an almost 200-square-foot room that could be converted into a studio in-law apartment.
Contact: Kevin Cleary, RE/MAX Select, 617-304-1277, www.clearyresidential.com
26 Rossmore Road, Jamaica Plain
Square Feet: 2,534
Lot Size: 0.14 acre
Baths: 2 full
Taxes: $4,612 in 2014
Close to the Orange line, the Arnold Arboretum, and the Jamaicaway, this two-family antique, built in 1910, has a first-floor unit with one bedroom (could be two) and a two-level upper with two bedrooms and a private deck. The kitchens are modern, and the home has hardwood floors throughout. The yard is large with an abundance of perennials.
Contact: Colleen Scanlan, McCormack & Scanlan Real Estate, 617-529-5012, www.mccormackscanlon.com