On the Market: A Brick Townhouse in the South End with a Dreamy Backyard
You get the best of city living and suburban quiet in this sunny corner unit on a tree-lined street.
157 West Canton Street, South End
Size: 4,130 square feet
Bathrooms: 3 full, 1 half
Have you ever walked by a house and wished you could own it just based on the outside alone? This South End home is that kind of building. Nestled among other classic Boston brick townhouses, this Victorian-style home shines even more on the inside. With noise-cancelling glass, natural light, and a lush private backyard, this stately red brick home offers the charm of city living while acting as a quiet retreat for those inside.
Located on a South End street that’s within walking distance of the neighborhood’s best spots, but just removed enough to offer some quiet, you might forget you’re in a city as you stroll down this tree-lined street on a sunny day. Its spot on the corner of the street also offers tons of natural light so you can enjoy the warm weather without ever leaving your home. With its sweeping high ceilings, the townhouse is built to impress. And it’s ready when you are to start hosting parties again—it’s equipped with a Sonos system throughout so your guests can enjoy the soundtrack of your choosing wherever they wander throughout the multitude of entertaining spaces within this home.
The parlor level features a dining room facing the street, a butler’s pantry, and a kitchen with a private balcony. The next floor up offers a great room for entertaining, as well as a formal living room and a library with a wet bar for nights when you want to wind down by talking literature over cocktails. Or escape outside through the media room to the patio in the backyard, which has been professionally landscaped and renovated to become your own garden escape.
If you need space to unwind, don’t worry: this home boasts four bedrooms, including a main suite, which has a floor to itself. Relax at the end of the night in the five-piece marble bathroom. An additional dressing room and office offer plenty more space so you have everything you need within your own urban paradise.
For more information, contact Tracy Campion, Campion & Company Fine Homes Real Estate, campionre.com.
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