On the Market: A Dashing Milton Single-Family
Check out the spa-like bath inspired by Moroccan design.
36 Warren Ave., Milton
Size: 1,296 square feet
A basement bathroom in the midst of Milton isn’t where you’d expect to find luxurious Moroccan design, but this subterranean spa proves otherwise. A clawfoot soaking tub sits in between an exposed brick wall and a mosaic tiled backsplash, framed by heavy curtains. The owners have strung candles, rugs, mirrors, and other accessories around the space that make it feel all the more sumptuous. But even more fantastic than the bath itself is the fact that the jewel-toned room is somewhat of a style anomaly in the rest of the home’s neutral scheme.
The pale yellow kitchen offers a setup that maximizes the space: A swath of counter with a wall oven and French door cabinets was designed as a baking station, and a longer workspace with an electric glass cooktop boasts a double window above the sink that looks into the backyard. For optimal entertaining flow, the kitchen leads into the living room on one side (anchored by a wood-burning fireplace) and the dining room on the other, making all three interconnected.
The sky blue dinette is another colorful feature in the home, and is even more eye-catching thanks to the antique built-ins, with white trim and shelves painted in a deep blue that makes them look as if they’re disappearing into the wall. A window with backyard views also graces this room, and displays a grassy refuge with a nice mix of ornamental fruit trees, perennial flower beds, and, if you peer through the doorway to the opposite side, a lushly landscaped front garden. The current owners even used pockets of the yard to keep bees and mount an owl house to one of the twin oak trees. Less than a mile from Popes Pond and Turners Pond, and just over two miles from Blue Hills Reservation, there are more than a few ways to zen out—from a soothing soak in the basement bath, to a stroll through nature at the state park down the street.
For information, contact Melony Swasey, Unlimited Sotheby’s International Realty, unlimitedsir.com.
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