ON THE BLOCK
Warning: These newly renovated single-family homes in Roslindale may cause house envy.
11 VISTA STREET / ROSLINDALE
LOT SIZE: 0.12 acre
BEDROOMS: 4 BATHS: 2 full, 1 half
LAST SOLD FOR: $470,000 in 2017
PROS High up on a quiet side street, this completely remodeled 1900 Colonial sits on a large lot and has a two-car garage. The first floor is open and spacious, with richly refinished wood floors and a brand-new kitchen with stone counters. Upstairs, two bedrooms with large closets share a full bathroom off the hall, while the master bedroom has its own large, luxurious bath. The carpeted third floor could be a playroom or fourth bedroom. The backyard is big for the city, and the new roof has paid-off solar panels; other major updates include new heating, cooling, plumbing, electric, and tankless hot water system. CONS Laundry is in basement.
Mary Ann Figoni, Centre Realty Group, 781-223-5151, MaryAnnFigoni.com
14 NEWBURG STREET / ROSLINDALE
SQUARE FEET: 2,500
LOT SIZE: 0.1 acre
BEDROOMS: 5 BATHS: 3 full
LAST SOLD FOR: $460,000 in 2017
PROS A bright foyer and a cozy living room with pocket doors and a gas fireplace welcome you into this gut-renovated 1920 Colonial. The adjacent dining room has been opened up to create a big kitchen area with a breakfast island, quartz counters, new stainless appliances, and a door to the wraparound porch. Toward the back of the first floor are a bedroom, full bathroom, and mudroom leading to the small, fenced-in backyard. On the second floor, three bedrooms share a stylish bath; there’s also a laundry closet. The third floor holds the master suite, with a walk-in closet and full bath. CONS No garage; square footage is estimated.
Kris MacDonald, Insight Realty Group, 617-953-9099, krismacdonald.com
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