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Five of the Prettiest Homes That Hit the Market in August

From a sprawling roof deck with a heated lap pool to a private treehouse with mountaintop vistas.


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 July.


Photo by Jonathan Watkins, JFW Photography

A Cute and Distinctive Estate in Truro
91 Castle Road, Truro
Price: $1,995,000
Size: 2,646 square feet
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 3

Photo by Over and Above Photography

A 54-Acre Vermont Estate with an Idyllic Treehouse
133 Gilcrist Road, Stowe, VT
Price: $6,750,000
Size: 9,381 square feet
Bedrooms: 7
Baths: 7.5

Photo by Rob Moreno Photography

A Swanky Farmhouse Perched on the Essex River
15 Lufkin Point Road, Essex
Price: $2,250,000
Size: 5,058 square feet
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 5.5

Photo via Compass

A Bewitching Single-Family Home in Cambridge
194 Elm St., Cambridge
Price: $1,195,000
Size: 1,111 square feet
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 1.5

Photo by Jack Vatcher via Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty

A Gleaming Renovation in Brookline
178 Tappan St., Brookline
Price: $4,480,000
Size: 5,200 square feet
Bedrooms: 7
Baths: 6

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