On the Market: A Posh Condo in a Converted Beacon Hill Schoolhouse
Sip a nightcap from this totally renovated home's covetable terrace.
41 Phillips St. #11, Beacon Hill
Size: 1,417 square feet
Listen up, homeschoolers: This is the swankiest classroom you’ll ever see. The 19th-century schoolhouse is on a brick sidewalk-lined street full of other brick buildings, and is divided into 18 stylish condos. Head up to the second floor, where the home design in unit #11 makes it look like perpetual springtime. Though the former school building is steeped in the history of Beacon Hill, the extensive gut renovation brought an entirely modern new life to this home. From the blue and white Phillip Jeffries wallpaper that lines the front hallway to the pale gray walls and brassy light fixtures that furbish the rest of the two-bedroom dwelling, the aesthetic is undeniably fresh and tasteful.
Down the hall in the open living area, the kitchen plays with a dark and light scheme, using Calacatta marble and honed absolute black countertops against cabinetry hues of clean white and Deep Space blue. All that contrast fades away in the living and dining area, which is as bright and breezy as the terrace that the two sets of glass French doors grant access to.
Adding about another 500 square feet to the property, the deck spans the entire length of the unit. On a balmy evening, leave the doors open and let the warmth seep into the home. Then, pick a bottle of chilled rosé from the wine fridge built into the kitchen island, and cheers glasses on the dreamy outdoor hideaway.
For information, contact Matthew Diozzi, compass, 41phillips.com.
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