On the Market: A Sunny Habitat in Jamaica Plain
Complete with a greenhouse window overlooking a big back deck and terraced yard.
27 Sunnyside St., Boston
Size: 2,092 square feet
There’s no irony to this single-family’s Sunnyside address—inside and out, it’s a bright spot in the neighborhood. Starting with its front porch, which features intricate latticework, a stained glass window, and a grand front door, the home makes a lovely first impression. In the entryway, black-and-white checkerboard tiling stretches into the kitchen, where granite countertops wrap around the space, accented by a funky blue backsplash. The lower cabinets open into shelves at one end, where you can stack all of your cookbooks, and in front of the sink at the other end, a greenhouse window can bathe your potted herbs in sunlight.
From the eat-in, you can either continue on into the dining room and living room outfitted with a wood-burning stove, or slip through the sliding doors to the large entertaining deck. The platform steps down into a terraced backyard made magical by lush flower beds and solar lighting that kicks into effect at night.
Back inside, the bedrooms and home office unpack on the second and third level. Original pumpkin pine floors with homemade nails give off a warm, orangey glow, while skylights and plentiful windows brighten the rooms beautifully. True to the home’s promise, one suite showcases a yellow light fixture in the shape of a sun—just flip the switch to bring in the rays on even the gloomiest of days.
For information, contact Melanie Fleet, Keller Williams Realty, 27Sunnyside.com.
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