On the Market: A Modern and Elegant Habitat in Weston
Flooded with natural light, this suburban home features walls of windows and a unique open-concept floor plan.
552 North Ave., Weston
Size: 4,900 square feet
One of this home’s most appealing features is its unique take on an open floor plan: Throughout the setup, wide doorways and floor-to-ceiling wall cutouts actually divvy the vast space up into distinct rooms, without sacrificing any of the light, flow, or cohesiveness of a loft-like layout.
The dwelling’s flair comes into play upon entering, where a giant cylindrical fixture greets you. Illuminated alcoves set into the surface act as display cases, and the rounded wall is a blank canvas to exhibit other works of art. Curve around the core to see the long wall of windows that frames the interconnected entertaining spaces. Past the dining area, you’ll have to take a step down to recline in the sunken living room, where a metallic wallpaper covers the ceiling, lending a reflective allure to the naturally-lit room. The kitchen is unexpectedly one of the most separated rooms of the entire first floor, thanks to a bank of tiger cherry cabinets, positioned opposite a granite-topped island with a curved base and tons of built-in storage. A trio of skylights and several oversized windows bring the outdoors in, but to actually get outside, you need only slide through the glass doors. A large, raised deck with a built-in barbecue and seating area stretches from the side of the house out into the middle of the nearly 1.5-acre yard, hedged in by mature trees.
If you’re looking to move outside the city and score some extra square footage, this Weston home is an excellent place to do so. A half hour drive into downtown Boston, it’s convenient for commuting in when necessary, but, with nearly 5,000 square feet, it’s also incredibly conducive to working from home. The basement is decked out with bookshelves and has currently been configured into a home office, a gym, and a rec room, but you can easily transform the wide open areas into whatever suits your needs.
For information, contact The Paige Yates Team, Coldwell Banker, paigeyatesteam.com.
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