On the Market: 598 Tremont Street Unit 2, South End
While most row houses that are split into units occupy the first and parlor floors, this unit is exceptional with an increased amount of living space. “Its what we would call a parlor-and-up duplex,” says Keller Williams listing agent John O’Connor of the way this home is divided.
On Tremont Street, the buildings are large, and a gut renovation of this house 10 years ago split the property into three separate condos. With over 1,700 square feet of living space, this unit has beautifully proportioned rooms and bow windows on both the front and the back of the home, opening up the space to make it an ideal layout for entertaining.
After painting the entire apartment bright white, the owner hired Tom Zillan, of MassArt, to paint the rooms with Venetian plaster, drenching the home in marble-like, rich, textured colors. This glamorous treatment adds to the feeling of stepping back in time, while the period details complete the elegant atmosphere of the home.
Incredibly high ceilings with faux finishes bring out the masterful craftsmanship on the first floor, including ornate plaster crown molding and medallions and over-sized windows in the grand living room and dining room. Also on the first floor is a family room with a marble fireplace, which opens opens to a private deck. The second floor of the home has two large bedrooms, each with lovely marble bathrooms.
598 Tremont Street Unit 2, South End
Year Built: 1863
Living Area: 1,704
Bathrooms: 2 full, 1 half
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