On the Market: A Sleek and Modern Arlington Single-Family
A Dutch colonial restored with a keen eye for design gives this home the feel of a trendy boutique hotel.
27 Hopkins Road, Arlington
Size: 3,657 square feet
Now that we’re roughly one million months into quarantine, that A-List feeling that comes from staying in a cushy hotel might be a distant memory. Waking up in the main bedroom of this impeccably restored Dutch colonial single family in Arlington, though, brings on that star-quality sense of living the suite life. It’s enough to make you feel like a celebrity who rented out a boutique hotel while you film your latest flick in nearby Boston. Plus, the home’s location on a secluded, dead-end street helps keep the prying flashbulbs away, while the seasonal views of nearby Spy Pond are just the icing on the cake.
Start your morning in the second floor’s massive primary bedroom—with plenty of room to tuck a mini bar in the corner—where a crisp palette and architectural ceiling details greet you. Have a soak in the Kohler freestanding tub or the rainfall shower, which also boats Steamist steam shower controls. The towel warmer keeps towels toasty, and you can also catch up on the news thanks to the flat-screen mounted to the wall. On days when you don’t need to be red-carpet ready, head to the walk-in closet and slip into some altheisurewear. Guests (or your team of assistants) can stick to the nearby two bedrooms and the separate full bath with its marble double-vanity and full laundry.
Up on the third floor, a generous loft space provides a serene spot for Zoom calls or running lines for your latest film. A doorway leads to a small balcony with glass railing for breaks from work to breathe in the fresh air and sights of Fresh Pond. Here, a fourth bedroom and an additional bathroom provide a hideaway for guests away from the hubbub on the main level.
Down on the first floor, meanwhile, your staff can whip up meals in the kitchen with its handmade Moroccan tile backsplash, white quartz countertops, and white cabinets while you squeeze in a workout in the lower-level rec room. Cocktail hour is at six by the gas fireplace in the living room. In the warmer months, dinner parties in the adjoining dining room where guests toast your success flow out onto the covered farmer’s porch and backyard.
For information, contact Derek Vannah, Team Frank Celeste at Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty, 27hopkinsroad.com.
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