Property Crush

This Charming Duplex on the Market in Boston Is Brimming with Exposed Brick and Arches

published Oct 20, 2022
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The details:

  • Address: 84 Massachusetts Ave #1, Boston
  • Price: $1,165,000
  • Size: 1,493 square feet
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
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Why we have a crush on this property:

If you’re still obsessed with the painted arch trend, you’re in good company — and you may have just stumbled upon your dream home. This brick rowhouse in Boston’s South End is defined by giant, gorgeous brick archways. Upon entering the home, you’re greeted by two things: floor-to-ceiling brick walls that stretch two stories tall, and a quartet of arches separating the spacious living room from the dining area.

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Though the home feels modern — thanks to features like whitewashed brick walls, recessed lighting, wallpaper accents, a metal spiral staircase, and an in-unit washer and dryer — the arches root the abode in an antique charm. 

Credit: Redfin

With three bedrooms and ceilings that sometimes soar 20 feet high, the garden duplex feels large as-is. But out back, it takes full advantage of its ground floor location by extending onto a fenced-in brick patio. Whether you’re reveling in the last precious days of warmer (re: not freezing) Boston weather or bundling up and sipping a hot cocoa, it’s a covetable private oasis in the city. 

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This home  is listed for $1,165,000 by CJ Lee, Redfin.  

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