Real Estate

The 15 Prettiest Homes to Hit the Market in 2018

From a gut-renovated townhouse in Beacon Hill to a mansion in Jamaica Plain, this year was filled with showstoppers.


Our On the Market series features extraordinary homes for sale in the region every day. But even among the standouts, there are standouts. Here are 15 of our favorites from 2018, in no particular order.

Photo via Compass

1. The Coolest Condo on the Waterfront
Featured in October 2018
130 Fulton Street #2, North End
Price: $1,299,000
Size: 1,640 square feet
Bedrooms: 2
Baths: 2

Photo via Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

2. A Gut-Renovated Beacon Hill Townhouse
Featured in January 2018
33 Brimmer Street Unit B, Boston
Price: $3,199,000
Size: 1,868 square feet
Bedrooms: 2
Baths: 2.5

Photo via William Raveis R.E. & Home Services

3. A Bright, Sparkling Cambridge Loft
Featured in May 2018
243 Bent Street #8, Cambridge
Price: $974,900
Size: 1,083 square feet
Bedrooms: 1
Baths: 1

Photo via Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty

4. A JP Mansion with an In-Ground Lap Pool
Featured in June 2018
40 Greenough Avenue, Jamaica Plain
Price: $2,700,000
Size: 5,183 square feet
Bedrooms: 5
Baths: 5 full, 2 half

Photo courtesy of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

5. A Cheery Deck House in Marblehead
Featured in February 2018
24 Cloutmans Lane, Marblehead
Price: $699,000
Size: 2,791 square feet
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 3

Photo via Compass

6. Roxbury’s Chicest Brownstone
Featured in October 2018
49 Fort Avenue, Roxbury
Price: $1,330,000
Size: 3,239 square feet
Bedrooms: 5
Baths: 3

Photo courtesy of Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty

7. A One-of-a-Kind Home in Rhode Island
Featured in January 2018
1298 Victory Highway, Burrillville, RI
Price: $529,000
Size: 4,500 square feet
Bedrooms: 4
Baths: 4

Photo via Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty

8. A Victorian Manor in Cambridge
Featured in May 2018
52 Concord Avenue, Cambridge
Price: $2,780,000
Size: 4,244 square feet
Bedrooms: 5
Baths: 3.5

Photo courtesy of Compass

9. A Breezy Jamaica Plain Loft
Featured in February 2018
172-178 Green Street #4, Jamaica Plain
Price: $459,000
Size: 824 square feet
Bedrooms: 1
Baths: 1

Photo via Hope McDermott Real Estate

10. A Midcentury Modern Home with a Greenhouse
Featured in March 2018
200 Highland Street, Dedham
Price: $1,190,000
Size: 4,781 square feet
Bedrooms: 5
Baths: 4.5

Photo via Gustave White Sotheby’s Realty

11. A Quirky Converted Barn
Featured in June 2018
32 Green Street, Newport
Price: $1,600,000
Size: 3,800 square feet
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 2.5

Photo via Donnelly + Co.

12. An Elegant Fort Point Loft
Featured in September 2018
35 Channel Center Street #506, Boston
Price: $1,249,000
Size: 1,477 square feet
Bedrooms: 1
Baths: 1

Photo via Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

13. A Newly Renovated South End Penthouse
Featured in September 2018
27 Rutland Street #2, Boston
Price: $2,100,000
Size: 1,782 square feet
Bedrooms: 2
Baths: 2.5

Photo via Luxury Residential Group

14. Somerville’s Coolest Loft
Featured in September 2018
50 Howard Street #5, Somerville
Price: $1,299,000
Size: 1,054 square feet
Bedrooms: 1
Baths: 1

Photo via Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty

15. A Timeless Treasure in Truro
Featured in October 2018
42 Shore Road, Truro
Price: $985,000
Size: 3,156 square feet
Bedrooms: 5
Baths: 4