On the Market: A Sparkling Single-Family in Somerville
Built in 2020, this fresh new build sports salvaged pine beams and two separate wet bars.
124 Heath St., Somerville
Size: 3,500 square feet
If a clean slate is what you’re looking for in a new place, this condo built in 2020 offers the freshest of starts. Be the very first person to cook up dinner on the Thermador range in the central kitchen, the first to cozy up by the gas stove in the sunken living room, and the first to sleep soundly underneath the vaulted (and, in some cases, skylit) ceilings in the four bedrooms.
Beyond the walnut-stained white oak floors, the color scheme sticks to a crisp black and white palette. The matte black lower cabinets in the kitchen, for example, are offset by the white upper cabinets and pearly countertops. And in one powder room, a vine-patterned wallpaper in charcoal and cream hues covers all of the walls, while a sliding barn door classily conceals the botanical wash closet. The fresh but simple design means there’s endless potential for the home’s first-ever owner to customize the premises.
One of the single-family’s glitzier moments? The wet bar just off the family room, which sports a black-and-gold granite countertop, complemented by a brass sink, and glass and brass shelving above. And yes, there is a second wet bar located in the lower level media room, which sports a wine fridge of its own.
The newly finished digs aren’t all fresh paint and polished surfaces, though. The structural posts and beams that run throughout the main level are made of 19th-century salvaged pine, which has oxidized to the warm tone that lights up the house today. Though new, the fir windows were intentionally left natural to tie the rustic and burnished elements together. The end result? “A wonderful balance between contemporary living and a feeling of history,” says listing agent Christopher Gentile.
For information, contact Christopher Gentile, RTN Realty Advisors LLC, rtnrealty.com.
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