Monday, August 30, 2010

56 Galloupes Point Road | Swampscott, Massachusetts real estate & homes - Mid-century contemporary, three-level home offers breathtaking ocean views and private beach. Grand entryway, sunken living room, custom wine cellar, bar/lounge and billiards room with sauna. Five bedrooms and 7 bathrooms, master bath with Jacuzzi and fireplace, renovated gourmet kitchen with too many amenities to list, in-ground pool and hot tub, mature landscaping.

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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Boston's Neighborhoods :: The Back Bay‬ - The Back Bay, as it stands today, is one of the Boston's premiere neighborhoods. Marked by historic and exclusive boulevards, such as Newbury Street and Commonwealth Avenue , the Back Bay is home to the northern portion of the city's Emerald Necklace, the green space that threads its way through the inner core of the city.

The Back Bay’s borders are encompassed by the Charles River, Massachusetts Avenue, and the Boston Public Garden. Known for its exclusive real estate, abundance of spas, high end retail stores, art galleries, cafes and architecturally significant brownstones, Back Bay is also one of the prettiest neighborhoods in the entire country. The residential streets of Back Bay are some of the best preserved examples of late 19th century urban architecture in the entire country.

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Sunday, August 22, 2010

Horseshoe Estates | Windham, New Hampshire real estate & homes - Steps away from Griffin Park on a gorgeous wooded lots! Custom colonials built by quality "hands on" builder offers custom kitchens with granite counter tops, hardwood floors, tiled bathrooms, master bath with whirlpool, gas fireplace, cathedral ceilings, central air conditioning and more! All set on gorgeous 1+ Acre wooded lots! Commuter friendly location!

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769 Worcester Street | Wellesley, Massachusetts real estate & homes - Come see & you'll fall in love w/this stunning & elegant, 11 rooms, 4 bedrooms and 4 baths - 3556 square foot colonial on beautiful 1.2 acres of land set far back from the street,with your own long private way. Grand 2 story marble entry.Custom cook's gourmet kitchen with a large breakfast bar & granite counters. Modern open floor plan, master bedroom and bath, ,jacuzzi & WIC. Spacious well proportioned rooms. Recessed lights. Sliders from dining room & family room overlooking the huge deck & backyard. Wood floors. Finished 3 room lower level suite perfect for in-laws.

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282 Water Street | Newburyport, Massachusetts real estate & homes - Picture perfect expanded cape, idyllic setting on half an acre overlooking the Newburyport Harbor. This one storey home has plenty of room for expansion either by expanding the first floor or by adding space in the unfinished second floor. Enjoy stunning views from the fireplaced living room. Fabulous new kitchen, gracious dining room and enchanting 3 season porch leads out to the pergola and private yard with massive copper beech tree and mature plantings. A rare offering.

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36 Essex Road | Milton, Massachusetts real estate & homes - It's just one of those things, the kind you don't see or read about on-line but it's real, about as real as it gets. The neighborhood kids play hopscotch, dance and have some pretty serious ball games on the corner. Parents standby referring, neighbors share gardening tips and actively watch out for one another young and old. The block party is an international event and it all works like it has for several generations. So if you are looking for more than a house. .. . check this one out!

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30 Bear Hill Road | Windham, New Hampshire real estate & homes - Dreaming of that perfect home on your own Large Private Lot with room to roam? You'll find it in this well maintained four bedroom colonial in one of the most popular neighborhoods in Windham sited on the hard to find 2.64 acre lot with hundreds of acres of conservation land across the street! The large kitchen has antiqued granite counters and new SS appliances and opens onto the two level deck which overlooks your private wooded back yard, soon to be alive with brilliant colors. Formal Dining room w/ hardwood flooring and nice detail will accommodate large table for holiday gatherings. Front to Back family room also w/ gleaming hardwood floors and real wood burning fireplace for those cool evenings soon upon us. Nice mud room entry from garage leads back to finished playroom/office in LL. This home has Spacious Bedrooms, Master suite w/ walk-in closet, hardwood floors and private bath.

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29 Carriage Road | New Boston, New Hampshire real estate

INFO: 603-759-3559 - Are you looking for a fairly new Saltbox in pristine condition in a subdivision? Olde Colony in New Boston now has one available for a fabulous price at 352,000. Gorgeous amenities include soft wide pine flooring throughout the first floor, huge mudroom off the garage and kitchen also includes laundry area, 42" cherry cabinetry with granite counters and an over sized granite island, SS appliances and a pantry. Fabulous brick patio located off the family room. Master bedroom features a large walk-in closet with a master bath that has a Jacuzzi tub and shower. The walk out, lower level has a media room, office and game room. The lot is meticulously landscaped and irrigated. Olde Colony is minutes to the Bedford border. This is a wonderful home at a fabulous price.

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10 Lorum Street | Newburyport, Massachusetts real estate & homes - Custom built Nantucket shingle style home tucked away on a South End-Joppa cul de sac. Built in 1996 and completely and elegantly rebuilt in 2006. This home has every luxury you could desire including a chef's kitchen with Sub-Zero, Wolfe, Meile, appliances. Systems redone include Viesmann boiler, windows, siding and roof. The large master suite is connected to a private office/sitting room. The private grounds include a heated gunite pool and extensive plantings. Simply perfect!

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7 Wainwright (The Ledges) | WInchester, Massachusetts real estate - Located just eight miles north of Boston, Winchester, Massachusetts is a bedroom community with easy access to Boston via Route 128 and I-93, as well as two commuter rail stops on the MBTA line.

The Ledges is a sought after condominium community located at 7 Wainwright Road in Winchester. Here is a rare opportunity to live at The Ledges.

This brightly lit unit has been meticulously cared for by the original owner.

A family room has definite expansion possibilities as a third bedroom.

You’ll love the spacious living room with cathedral ceiling and fireplace and the adjoining dining room, both with wall to wall carpeting and both exiting to a deck providing lovely seasonal views of the area.

The kitchen boasts a large eat in area, tile floor, and recessed lighting.

A tiled half bath completes this first level.

The large second floor master suite with wall to wall carpeting and vaulted ceiling has his and her walk in closets. The tiled master bath boasts double sinks, vanity, recessed lighting, oversized shower and tub. A second bedroom and bath are on this level.

You’ll spend many hours in the finished lower level with its large open area as well as spacious storage areas including a huge walk in cedar closet.

Other features include central air conditioning, a 2 car garage, off street parking for 2 cars and additional parking available.

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2 Parker Street | Newbury, Massachusetts real estate & homes - CHARMING doesn't begin to describe this lovingly restored 1925 Colonial located in the desirable Newbury Upper Green area. The fireplaced living room greets you as you enter the front door. Updated kitchen with warm cherry cabinetry & earth toned granite. Finished basement offers playroom and office space as well as a 1/2 bath. Current owners have also installed basement waterproofing system, all new windows,freshly painted inside and out,Central AC,new furnace and electrical. THIS WON"T LAST!

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Tuesday, August 17, 2010

22 Edgewood Street | Milford, New Hampshire real estate & homes - Pristine, Dartmouth-green split Cape with newly painted cedar clapboards sited at end of quiet, dead-end road near schools with protection and conservation land nearby. Easy walk to elementary, middle high school, and Milford Oval. Hickory floors, tile in kitchen and baths, crown molding, French doors, huge bedrooms and a living space throughout. Dining room offers a great Thanksgiving setup to easily seat 10. This home has a well maintained and fairly open lower level living space good for au pair, elderly or teenager. Huge brick-like patio adorned on border by magnificent flower gardens and shrubbery and spacious lush green lawn. 10x12 Reeds Ferry storage shed. 5 year old roof and stainless appliances. Easy to show.

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Sunday, August 15, 2010

1313 Washington | South End, Boston Real estate (Wilkes Passage) - Located just south of Boston's Back Bay is The South End, North America's largest Victorian residential district. With easy access to the Orange Line, The Commuter Rail and the Silver Line, the South End is a dream location for the commuter. Of course, the best way to see the South End and all of Boston is by foot, and the South End and all of it's attractions are easily walkable.

Wilkes Passage Condominiums are located at 1313 Washington Street, in the heart of the South End and just down the street from the largest Roman Catholic Church in Massachusetts and one of the grand architectural gems of the South End.

This two bedroom, two bath loft style home is located on the 6th floor. Offering 1,819 square feet of open living space, it boasts south facing views of Boston.

You'll enjoy gleaming oak hardwood floors throughout, custom class front cabinetry and the chic mosaic backsplash of the stainless steel chef's kitchen. Any cook will surely appreciate the high end Miele gas cooktop, Viking refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher, Amana microwave and a Fisher & Paykel oven. The open concept kitchen is perfect for entertaining friends and family with an urban backdrop of the city as well as a Phillips 13" flat panel TV.

Opening to a large living and dining area, this spacious, sun drenched space represents urban loft living at it's best.

The master bedroom features a large walk in closet, complete with built in storage and laundry hookups. The spacious and elegant bathroom is accented by unique his and hers sinks.

The courtyard terrace is the perfect place to enjoy the outdoors! Filled with seasonal plantings and flowers, it's an oasis unto itself. And of course, the large roofdeck offers panoramic views of the entire city. Walkable to anywhere, this unit also features two deeded tandem parking spaces.

Lovingly restored over the past 30-40 years, Boston's South End is an architectural wonder at every turn. Street by street, you'll find stately residences, one more dazzling than the next. Adding to the charm, many neighborhoods are clustered around beautiful parks and fountains, modeled after the squares of London. In fact, the neighborhood has more than 30 parks, including Peter's Park, located next door to this condo… one of the nicest dog parks you'll ever see!

A thriving arts community exists in the South End, from theaters to the Boston Center for the Arts and the Cyclorama.

The southern end of the neighborhood, south of Washington Street is filled with artists studios and galleries. The SOWA Open Market draws crowds of art lovers and shoppers from everywhere.

Are you a foodie? A people watcher? The South End is filled with restaurants, bakeries and cafes, from pizza to some of the best gourmet restaurants in Boston. With over 30 independent restaurants run by outstanding chef/ owners, you'll never go hungry in the South End.

If you enjoy shopping, unique and tempting shops can be found all over the South End, including here on Washington Street. From clothes to furnishings to soap to jewelry to dog clothes, this is a shopper's playground.

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290 Meredith Neck | Lake Winnipesaukee (Meredith), New Hampshire real estate - Are you looking for a New Hampshire estate property with more than 10 acres directly on Lake Winnipesaukee? This Adirondack flavor, new construction was beautifully designed and built by two time New Hampshire Cornerstone Award Winner, H.J. Stabile and Company. (The Cornerstone Awards are awarded by NH Home Builders and Remodeler's Association).

This unique New Hampshire lakefront estate has a sandy beach at water's edge with granites steps into the water, with an exquisite cabin to be built at the water's edge, 165 ft. of Lake Winnipesaukee waterfront plus a dock in a beautiful cove - perfect for swimmers.

The main house has breathtaking mountain views, and pasture bordered by stonewalls and 13 plus acres of your own land with lots of places for children and adults to play when not near the lake. An ideal property for a large family to feel safe and to relax. The property's 13 acres includes a wooded, bridged path to 165 feet of your own Lake Winnipesaukee water frontage, a cabin, perched beach, and a dock.

This rare property will appeal to those who want privacy, and one of the most beautiful landscapes in the Lakes Region. Those seeking a family compound may also find this estate property ideal. The finely appointed 5 bedroom, New Construction, Adirondack home has a superior Energy Star rating and is located just 5-10 minutes from downtown Meredith NH shops, restaurants, and all Meredith amenities.Since it's also located within an hour to several ski resorts, and the White Mountains, this is an ideal vacation home or year round home. This property is an outstanding example of all the best that New Hampshire's Lakes Region offers. The wooded, Squam-like charm will also appeal to those Buyers considering either Squam Lake or Lake Winnipesaukee.

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529-531 Washington Street | Winchester, Massachusetts real estate & homes - Located just 8 miles north of Boston, Massachusetts, Winchester is an affluent bedroom community of approximately 21,000 residents. With two stops on the Commuter Rail to Boston plus easy access all major routes, Winchester is perfectly situated to enjoy the city as well as all of what living in New England has to offer.

Here is a prime opportunity to live in the #1 rated Muraco School district! This two family home with easy access to Rtes. 93, 95, and Boston and it's within walking distance of the shops and restaurants of Winchester center.

This home boasts hardwood floors throughout and recent renovations.

The first floor kitchen, renovated in 2009, has maple cabinets with full extension drawers, stainless steel appliances, granite counters, an island with built –in recycling bins, a pantry and recessed lighting.

Entertain friends and family in the adjacent dining room, with it's built-in corner cabinet and crown molding.

Anchored by a wood burning fireplace, you'll enjoy the sunny living room with its large windows and beamed ceiling. French doors lead to a bright sunroom with a ceiling fan and 3 walls of glass.

Two bedrooms, a tiled bath renovated in 2008, a laundry and back porch complete this level.

The second floor has a large closet in the front entry. It includes kitchen, dining room, living

room with fireplace, sunroom, two bedrooms, a bathroom newly renovated in 2007, laundry, and a porch. You’ll appreciate the extra storage space in the attic accessed from this level.

Other features include a brand new driveway, a two car garage, and parking for 8 cars.

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140 Ridge Street | Winchester, Massachusetts real estate & homes - Enjoy living in this home just a short walk from the Vinson-Owen School! Rtes 95, 93 and 3 are easily accessed from this ranch as well.

A kitchen with recessed lighting and tile floor adjoins the living room and dining room both with

hardwood floors, crown molding and wainscoting. The dining room has two built in corner

cabinets perfect for china or collectibles. A front to back breezeway provides enough room to

be used as a relaxing enclosed porch. Three bedrooms all with hardwood flooring and full bath

complete this level.

The lower finished level has potential as a family room, playroom or rec room. The decision is

yours! An area complete with sink and cabinets makes entertaining a breeze. A fourth bedroom,

full bath, laundry, and lots of storage space complete this level.

Your family and friends will enjoy the large flat fenced back yard. Swim in the above

ground 16x24 Kayak pool, sit around the fire pit or just relax and enjoy the privacy.

Other features: Central AC, storage shed, parking for 6 cars.

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73 Grove Street | Milton, Massachusetts real estate & homes - Located just immediately South of Boston, Milton Massachusetts is a town of approximately 27000 residents, and home of the Blue Hill Reservation, the highest point within 10 miles of the Atlantic coast south of central Maine offering 7,000 acres of protected land with hiking, biking and skiing.
In 2007 and 2009, Money Magazine listed Milton as the 7thy and 5th, respectively, on it's annual list of Best Places to Live in the United States. The Milton Public School system had 96% of Milton High's 2010 graduates go off to college this year. All six school buildings are new and the facilities are state of the art. A popular French Immersion program starts in the first grade and continues through the 12th grade. We love having the city of Boston in our backyard with its shopping, dining, theatre and cultural enrichment just a short 15 minute ride by public transportation or car

The star of this show is ready for primetime. With a fresh new look we are certain you won't be disappointed. Add a white picket fence and call it home! Just steps away from the wooded side yard are a walking path and footbridge leading up to Milton High School. Catch the "Wildcats 2010" fall sports season for an entertaining night out under the lights. If looking for a more serene pastime stroll and enjoy the natural beauty of Pine Tree Brook's winding paths.

Additional Info:

8 room, 4 bedroom, 1.5 bath, with close to 1600 sqft of living space and a 6500square foot lot.

This house is located in the popular Glover Elementary School district.

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69 Jeremiah Smith Road | Moultonborough, New Hampshire real estate - With a population of under 5,000 residents, Moultonborough, New Hampshire is bounded in part by Lake Winnipesaukee on one side, and Squam Lake, featured in the film "On Golden Pond" in the northwest corner. Moultonborough is one of the most popular towns on Lake Winnipesaukee because of its low tax rate, magnificent shoreline, proximity to some of the most popular restaurants on Lake Winnipesaukee, as well as the popularity of the amenities in the neighboring towns of Center Harbor and Meredith. It is also home to the popular attraction, "Castle in the Clouds", an estate set in the Ossippe Mountains.

This home, at 69 Jereimiah Smith Road, is sited on .91 acres on a magnificent point of land with 190 ft. of crystal clear Lake Winnipesaukee waterfront.

The landscape of this waterfront property features a sandy beach, stone walkways, and a 55 ft. permanent dock. 2 patios lakeside have stunning views and can not be duplicated today under new shoreline developments restrictions.

Beautiful breezes across the point and panoramic views are two features found on rare properties such as this that have Lake Winnipesaukee on two sides of the home and landscape.

The one level 3 bedroom cottage has a living Room with beautiful lake and mountain views, a wood stove and a fireplace, plus a master bedroom with bath, sunroom, screened porch, and an eat-in kitchen.

The detached garage has space above that could be made into a game room. Use the cottage as is, renovate, or use the architectural schematics that the owner has already purchased to help realize your dream home on Lake Winnipesaukee.

For a personal tour of this home, call Nicole Watkins at (603)707.7575

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50 Wellington Street | Nashua, New Hampshire real estate & homes - North End Beauty! One-of-a-Kind Property! 3 Story, 8 color painted Victorian, german copper octagon tower from 21st Century. Magnificent hardwoods imported from throughout the world, granite patios, walkways, 2 garages, muriel elevator, architectural details, granite kitchen, built-ins, pantry, wet bar, spectacular grounds with fountain, asian trees, ecclectic surprise with too many amentities to mention!! MUST SEE!!!

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46 Purchase Street | Newburyport, Massachusetts real estate & homes - Pristine 2 bdrm 2 bthrm garden style unit located close to downtown Newburyport, waterfront & Joppa! This unit is loaded with upgrades, central ac, gas fp, washer/dryer HU in unit and a private yard for entertaining. Open floor plan, gorgeous kitchen w/ granite counters/ss appliances and 2 bedrooms. Recently painted exterior, off street parking for 2 cars & basement storage. Pride of ownership shows!

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40 Dahl Street | Merrimack, New Hampshire real estate & homes

Info: 603-759-3559 - Pristine, custom built North view home now available on Dahl Road. If you have a wish list this home offers it all. New granite counters, gleaming hardwood floors, huge eat in kitchen, 3 seasons sunroom, central air, mudroom, pantry and irrigation. Second level features gym, home office that could easily be used as a guest suite. The open concept throughout makes this a fabulous home for entertaining. The location is superb. The private wooded lot is close to schools, shopping and major highways. Truly an incredible price for 3,330 SF and a 3 car garage!

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31 Duston Road | Windham, New Hampshire real estate and homes - Magnificent Spruce Pond Colonial set on private lot boasts of elite upgrades! Custom Maple Cabinetry-Center Island- DCS SS Appliances-Granite Counters- Inviting Formal Living -DinRms with hardwood flooring- Open floorplan to FP'd Familyrm with french doors to Sunrm- Master suite with doublesided FP to Custom bath; 3rd floor game Rm-LL plumbed for kitchenette-walkout- True Quality! EZ To Show- Home Warranty

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27B Quail Run Drive | Hudson, New Hampshire real estate & homes - Lovely townhouse condo at Compass Point offers: 2 good-sized bedrooms, 1 full and 1 half bath, large eat-in kitchen with island, living room, family room in lower level, master bed room with vaulted ceiling, economical FHA gas heat, central AC, fully applianced, deck overlooking private wooded backyard, new paint and carpet, tennis court, playground, borders conservation land, public water and sewer. Low condo fee of $210/ month. Great commuter, just minutes to Rt.3/ Boston and shopping.

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15-17 Dunham | Winchester, Massachusetts real estate & homes - Located on a quiet cul de sac, this duplex home is within walking distance of the many shop and restaurants in Winchester as well as Lincoln Elementary School, St. Mary’s Parochial School, McCall Middle School, and Winchester High School. Enjoy the convenience of easy access to Rtes. 93, 95 and the commuter rail to Boston.

Unit 1 has a kitchen with dishwasher, disposal, microwave, and gas range. A laundry and half bath, installed in 2008, are conveniently located off the kitchen. Both living room and dining room have hardwood floors as do the bedrooms on the second floor. A full bath completes the second level.

Unit 2 also has a kitchen equipped with dishwasher, disposal, microwave, and gas range. You will find hardwood floors in the living room, dining room, and both second floor bedrooms. A full bath completes this level.

The lower level in both units has potential as a family room, rec room, or playroom with a cedar closet and ample storage space.

Enjoy privacy while enjoying time with family and friends on the crushed stone patio.

Other Information: Vinyl replacement windows, New roof (2002), new furnace/water heater installed in both units (2003), oil tanks replaced (2006), Storage shed, parking for 4 cars.

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11 Federal Street | Newburyport, Massachusetts real estate and homes - Just a short drive from Boston or New Hampshire, Newburyport, Massachusetts is a community of more than 16,000 residents, which continues to grow each year as people are attracted to this historic seaside town. Newburyport is one of the most beautiful towns in Massachusetts, with a bounty of ocean views and scenic architecture dating back to the 17th century.

Built in 2004, this rare, newer home as all the bells and whistles, while enjoying an envious position of being right in the center of Newburyport, across from the Tannery and close to shops and restaurants as well as just steps from the waterfront.

With 2,380 square feet of living space plus 450 additional square feet of space in the lower level, this 3+ bedroom, 3.5 bath home boasts high ceilings, central air conditioning, crown moldings, gleaming hardwood floors and an open floor plan. In perfect condition, all you need to do is move right in to enjoy all of the best of Newburyport right from your front door!

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5 Caleb's Common Circle | Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts - This unique home is located on the island of Chappaquiddick, located just off of Edgartown. Accessible by the quaint "On Time Ferry", the home is an easy walk or bike ride to the ferry and shops, restaurants and boutiques of Edgartown VIllage.

Part of Edgartown, Chappaquiddick Island is home to only 200 year round residents and 475 houses, as well as numerous wildlife preserves, a Japanese style garden and of course, pristine Atlantic beaches.

This unique home offers a little bit of Chilmark on Chappaquiddick... Originally the "Captain Abbott" barn (who was an officer in the Revolutionary Army), this is an incredible 1850's hay barn from the Finger Lakes Region of New York, which was dismantled and re-erected on Chappy.

It offers a unique island retreat... made new with green technology, structural insulated panels, a metal roof that is energy star rated and so much more...

For all of its efficiencies, it offers a wonderful interior design with multiple living areas and such details as a stone fireplace, massive beams and soaring ceilings... completing the property is a terrific two story timber frame barn with room for an island car, boat, bikes and all types of island also has a workshop or a rainy day rec room on the 2nd story...both structures are situated in a truly lovely open meadow within a short distance of the ferry and beach...

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