265 BUNKER HILL STREET #1 / CHARLESTOWN
SQUARE FEET 1,193
CONDO FEE $280 a month
BEDROOMS 2 BATHS 1 full, 1 half
LAST SOLD FOR $230,000 in 1999
PROS Located on the bottom two stories of a 1900 brick and wood row house, this unit has hardwood floors and central air. Enter into a sun-soaked, south-facing living room with oversized windows and high ceilings with a plaster medallion. Past a half bath and closet, the kitchen has stainless appliances, black granite counters, and recessed lighting. A glass door off the adjacent dining room opens to a private brick patio. On the lower level, two bedrooms straddle either side of a remodeled double-entry bath with step-in rainfall shower. There’s storage under the stairs, and a small utility room nearby with laundry. There’s shared access (with two other units) to a rooftop deck with remarkable skyline views. CONS Bedrooms are at basement level.
Witter & Witter, Compass, 413-237-6603, bostoncapecodconnection.com
15 WALKER STREET / CHARLESTOWN
SQUARE FEET 1,464
LOT SIZE 0.01 acre
BEDROOMS 4 BATHS 2
LAST SOLD FOR $110,000 in 1995
PROS This fully remodeled 1850 brick row house sits a block off Main Street, with restaurants and groceries a short walk away. Enter into a magazine-caliber kitchen with quartz counters, double farmers sink with brass faucet, exposed wood beams, double wall oven, and a range hood clad in rustic shiplap planks. Across the breakfast bar, the living room has wide pine floors and recessed lights. Find two bedrooms on the second floor, one with a dramatic light fixture and custom built-in wardrobe, plus an enchanting bath with colorful bohemian floor tiles and a glass step-in shower. The top floor holds two more bedrooms and a new bath with slate floor tile, plus steps up to a roof deck with panoramic views. CONS Laundry is down steep basement steps.
The Martha Toti Team, Coldwell Banker, 413-883-6711, email@example.com
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