From Cohasset to Commonwealth Ave., these luxe listings have every amenity one could desire.This newly-built contemporary sanctuary takes advantage of its stunning natural surroundings, like ample windows and outdoor spaces.
Immerse yourself in Cohasset’s natural surroundings from one of three balconies. Marsh views provide a serene backdrop for the 4,600-square-foot property, which is situated near The Village and Sandy Beach. Upon entering the five-bed, 4 ½-bath house through a custom wooden hinge door, explore the modern open floor plan. Expansive, black-framed windows bathe the sleek, white interiors in natural light while providing a picturesque sight of the area’s lush environment. In the kitchen, natural stone countertops, carved wooden cabinetry, a marble waterfall center island and a built-in Miele coffee bar delight. “The kitchen is often considered the heart of a home.” says listing agent Kevin Lewis. “It’s a place where food is prepared and memories are made... For me, the kitchen at 135 Beach St., Cohasset is more than just a room—it’s the centerpiece of the entire house.”
The open-concept living space makes entertaining easy.
Adjacent, find a dining area overlooking the property and a stylish living room housing a cozy gas fireplace. During the warmer months, usher guests through sliding glass doors onto the decks for cocktails and a breath of sea air. Additional luxuries await upstairs, including a home office, guest rooms and more. Glide across radiant hardwood floors to the primary suite, where more exceptional vistas, a custom closet, a dressing room and a sumptuous en suite wow. The white marble-wrapped space boasts a double vanity, a soaking tub and more. $3,995,000, Kevin Lewis, 617.774.9051, compass.com
The bright and airy living space features a cozy fireplace and builtins.
ON THE TOWN
Sophistication meets eye-catching designs in this renovated 1825 Federalstyle townhouse. Sprawling 3,083 square feet with four bedrooms and 3½ bathrooms, the property sits on a corner of Bay Village. “The moment you step inside, you know it’s special,” says listing agent William Raye. “It feels magical upon arrival.” A tasteful entry leads visitors into two elegant double parlor rooms, a spacious living and dining room with light hardwood floors, two decorative fireplaces and natural light.
Relax, garden or host guests on the spacious roof deck.
Down the hall, find a kitchen with stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops and an abundance of cabinet space for every chef—not to mention the addition of a woodburning fireplace along a red brick wall. On the second floor lies the true showstopper: the primary suite.
A brick exterior gives the home a historical Boston feel.
Heated floors in the custom en suite envelop you with warmth every morning as you choose between a rinse in the standup glass shower or dip in the oversize white soaking tub. Upstairs, explore an innovative art studio and the entrance to the townhouse’s private roof deck, featuring views of Boston and beyond. $3,600,000, 33 Fayette St., William Raye, 617.953.7959, williamraye.raveis.com
Host lavish dinner parties in the contemporary dining area
VIEW FROM ABOVE
Four floors up, with views of the Hancock Tower and the cityscape, lies 173 Beacon St.’s sumptuous penthouse. Th e fully renovated two-bed, twobath, 1,292-square-foot space lies in the heart of Back Bay. “Th is location is highly desired because it is so close to the public gardens and provides easy access to the Charles River Esplanade,” says listing agent Ryan J. Glass. “It is on the non-riverside of Beacon St., yet still has a river view, without the noise of Storrow Drive.”
The home’s grand facade
Welcome visitors into the luxe brownstone and embrace every entertainer’s dream in the generous living room. Light hardwood floors brighten the space with a white marble fireplace and quaint bay window. Adjacent, the cozy kitchen has a classic yet modern look, featuring cherry-colored cabinets, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and a high-top breakfast bar for quick, daily meals. However, when guests stay for dinner, pull up their chairs in the formal dining area.
At 173 Beacon St., working from home comes with views of Back Bay and beyond.
Down the hall, each bedroom offers a homey, chic atmosphere. A white marble fireplace adds a historical touch, while an overhead skylight in the primary bathroom baths the space in natural light. Saving the best for last, a private, wood roof deck with 360-degree views of Boston wows, providing a spacious sanctuary for relaxation. $1,445,000, 173 Beacon St., Unit 6, Ryan J. Glass, 617.721.2143, ryanjglass.com
This lavish deck is the perfect spot to host summer cocktail parties.
THE SUITE LIFE
Step away from the hustle and bustle of the Back Bay to enter this one-of-a-kind, five-residence development: Maison Commonwealth. A direct elevator leads you to cloud nine, where the penthouse suite awaits across two combined brownstones with two spacious levels. “Featuring refined artisan-crafted finishes, the penthouse at Maison Commonwealth cohesively incorporates the elements of luxury living, modern design and timeless elegance,” says listing agent Beth Dickerson. “The Penthouse represents an asset of generational scarcity and timeless value in Back Bay.”
Striking details like the ornate fireplace dot the living space.
The home spans 4,181 square feet, housing four beds, four full and two half-baths of stunning modern details. On the main level, a 46-foot-wide open living and dining concept greets you with French oak chevron flooring, a hand-carved Italian marble mantle, cast plaster molding and bay windows. Adjacent to the dining space sits a chef’s kitchen complete with imported Italian cabinetry, Statuario Carrara marble countertops and Wolf, SubZero and Miele appliances. Upstairs, the primary bedroom boasts a sleek fireplace, a five-foot wide walk-in and spa-like bathroom with a skylight. Down the hallway, a sunroom with wall-to-wall skylights and a 22-foot-wide motorized sliding glass system leads you to the front or rear terraces with nearly 1,000 square feet of deck space. $19,995,000, 260-262 Commonwealth Ave., Unit #PH, Beth Dickerson, 617.510.8565, bethdickerson.com