Homes for multiple generations


Homes you could share

Places already set up for multigenerational living:

  • $400,000

    48 Clapp Street, Abington

    Square feet: 2,916

    Bedrooms: 4

    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,

  • $479,000

    107 Glenellen Road, West Roxbury

    Square feet: 1,714

    Bedrooms: 3

    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,

  • $799,900

    26 Rossmore Road, Jamaica Plain

    Square Feet: 2,534

    Lot Size: 0.14 acre

    Bedrooms: 4

    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,

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