For Sale/Rent

Five of the Coolest Homes to Hit the Market This May

From a former bakery in that pre-dates the Revolutionary War in Marblehead to a renovated firehouse condo in JP.


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 five of our favorites from May.


marblehead bakery home

Photo by Joel Gross Architectural and Residential Photography

1. A 250-Year-Old Former Bakery in Marblehead
9 Merritt St., Marblehead
Price: $825,000
Size: 2,135 square feet
Bedrooms: 4
Baths: 2

south end loft

Photo by Jordi Miralles via Ruhl Studio Architects

2. A SoWa Loft with an Avant-Garde Twist
1180 Washington St #300, Boston
Price: $2,100,000
Size: 1,897 square feet
Bedrooms: 2
Baths: 2

jamaica plain firehouse condo

Photo by Jake Belcher

3. A Converted Firehouse Condo in Jamaica Plain
16 Walk Hill St. #2, Boston
Price: $319,000
Size: 398 square feet
Bedrooms: 1
Baths: 1

jamaica plain brewery loft

Photo by Victoria Anfuso | Anfuso Imaging

4. A Lively Loft in a Restored Jamaica Plain Brewery
251 Heath St. #211, Jamaica Plain
Price: $675,000
Size: 1,042 square feet
Bedrooms: 2
Baths: 2

jamaica plain manor

Photo via Campion & Company

5. A Massive Manor in Jamaica Plain
96 Rockwood Street, Jamaica Plain
Price: 3,950,000
Size: 15,059
Bedrooms: 11
Baths: 5.5