Superior Interiors: These Breathtaking Boston Homes Will Inspire Your Design Goals
Jacuzzi tubs, cathedral ceilings and personal wine grottos: suburban Boston houses are not lacking in the unique interior touches that make a home all the more special. It’s a true design-lover’s paradise, and in celebration of that fact, we’ve rounded up our favorite properties on the market that stand out from the crowd with modern amenities and deluxe finishes. Whether you’re on the market for a new home or looking for interior inspiration while renovating your property, check out our picks for the top interiors in the greater Boston area.
2900 Amaral Way
Listing Price: 1,800,000
You can feel a master designer at work in the carefully chosen details of this palatial, Mediterranean-style home, from the imported mahogany doors, to the custom bookcases, the granite stonework, the chandeliers and beyond. The open-flair design makes for perfect formal as well as intimate gatherings. The gourmet chef’s kitchen is equipped with a spectacular grand butler’s pantry, Viking range and refrigerator, center island and sunny dining area. The formal living room features three French doors overlooking the lushly landscaped backyard. Upstairs, the master bedroom hides some incredible treasures: a private balcony, an oversized master bath with a jacuzzi tub and steam shower, and a walk-in closet. Note: The property also includes three buildable lots.
29 Minuteman Road
Listing Price: 1,529,900
Bathrooms: 4 full, 3 half
Every inch of this spacious interior is a sight to behold. The family room’s private screened-in porch and deck make for a warm and inviting space, but the house only gets more stunning the deeper you go. The big and bright gourmet kitchen holds granite counter tops, custom cabinets, professional stainless appliances, a pantry and a morning room. The master retreat features built-ins, a walk-in dressing room and spa-like bath. Even the office has custom woodwork, while the family room wows with a vaulted ceiling, wet bar, stone fireplace and built-ins. Beauty is under your feet and above your head wherever you go, with hardwood flooring with mahogany inlay, triple crown moldings and glass transoms throughout the home. Bonus: The home has an incredible backyard, bordering conservation land.
122 Sea View Avenue
Listing Price: 2,395,000
Bathrooms: 4 full, 2 half
Sometimes a great design is all in the amenities, and this house has some mind-blowing amenities. Beyond the exotic hardwoods and the craftsman-style millwork, this modern masterpiece on the waterfront features a wine cellar and tasting room for an Italian vineyard getaway at home, while the gym and rec room let you work and play in style. The second floor has an incredible three en-suite bedrooms, but the piece de resistance is the fireplaced master with unobstructed water-views from every corner, and an ultra-bath with steam shower and step-up spa. The third level is a magazine-quality pub and game room with soaring ceilings, a full commercial-grade bar, billiard and card areas, and a balcony overlooking Narragansett Bay. You know you’re a high roller when all four levels of your home are serviced by a dumbwaiter.
2 Hartford Street
Listing Price: 1,875,000
Reached via a long tree-lined drive framed by stone walls and the surrounding forest, this elegant stone manor has perfected country charm, offering all of the character of earlier days combined with the amenities for today’s bustling lifestyle. The house retains much of its old world charm with a slate and copper roof, stone quarried from Rocky Woods, wood beams, chestnut paneled foyer, leaded glass windows, built-ins, French doors, and skylights, to name a few. Its rural grace is within easy access, thanks to the nearby commuter rail and Route 128.
17 Hayes Avenue
Listing Price: 3,750,000
Bathrooms: 5 full, 3 half
Craftsmanship and design combine with state-of-the-art construction techniques, materials, and systems in this fabulous home built by Silva Brothers Construction and designed by Bechtel, Frank, Erickson architects. Four tastefully designed floors of living space make sure you can always entertain and live in fashion. Of special note is the uniquely finished lower level, which includes a play stage, wine grotto, a media and a playroom, making for wonderful parties or memorable family time.
Out back, you can get swept away in the fabulous grounds with the bluestone patio, magnificent plantings, whimsical paths and great play space. This is the perfect setting from which to enjoy Lexington Center, town conservation areas, the Minuteman Bikeway, Fiske, Diamond Middle School and LHS.
15 Grove Street
Listing Price: 2,275,000
As soon as you walk through the front door of this dreamy dwelling, the grand foyer, beautiful moldings and detailed wood work establish it as classy to its core. The first floor is flooded with natural light, from its classically styled front parlor to its front-to-back living room. The dining room is the definition of grandeur, with a fireplace and built-in china cabinet. The adjacent large, new eat-in kitchen makes entertaining a breeze, with an over-sized quartz island and stainless-steel appliances, a large pantry, and a kitchen table for six or more. The expansive second floor features five large bedrooms, plus a home office or guest room, two laundry rooms and a master suite, while the lower level offers great flex space.
16 Donnelly Drive
Listing Price: 2,350,000
Bathrooms: 4 full, 2 half
It’s hard to create an amazing interior without space, and this property fortunately makes the best use of it. An amazing master suite features an expansive walk in closet and its own study. Three additional bedrooms, two baths and a laundry make the second floor perfect for a large family or a wonderful retreat for visitors. A stunning, walkout lower-level great room and a guest or au pair suite with a full bath makes sure everyone lives in comfort. Plus, it’s easy to get there, with a three-car garage and a scenic location (just outside Boston in the charming town of Dover).
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