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Contemporary or Traditional? Here are Two Custom-Built Homes for Sale Near Boston that Will Make it Impossible to Decide

Brilliant, lavish porcelain countertops or smooth, deep-toned wooden cabinets? A sleek pool and a designated gym space or two gorgeous sunrooms?

If you’re looking for a home unlike many others currently being built or sold, you’d better look at these two. They will give you plenty of stylistic indecision, but you can still rest assured that you’ve found a gem. Once you see the gallery-worthy chandeliers of the Needham contemporary home and the ageless, presidential office space in the Westwood colonial, you’ll probably just want to choose with your eyes closed.

82 Thatcher Street, Westwood

  • Price: $3,400,000
  • Size: 6,499 sq ft
  • Beds: 5
  • Baths: 5 

With no detail or expense spared, this state-of-the-art custom-built brick colonial property presents a perfect balance between charm and grandeur that’s hard to come by anymore, making it a rare gem.

In a convenient location surrounded by more than four acres of total property space, the home will give you the perfect level of privacy.

It’ll be hard not to brag about the impressive mahogany library and office space complete with a wet bar, not to mention the impossibly elegant sunroom fit for royalty with tile floors and French doors that beckon in sunlight. The kitchen, with all new appliances and gorgeous mahogany wood throughout, is complete with an island, buffet area, and breakfast area.

Brightly lit spaces continue to the second floor with a gorgeous master bedroom, complete with a marble-floor bathroom, double closets, and office. Four additional bedrooms with charming, spacious bathrooms are perfect for your children and lucky guests.

Outside, you won’t be disappointed by the sprawling green space and surrounding woods, which you can gaze over from your expansive deck space.

12 Bancroft Street, Needham

  • Price: $3,995,000
  • Size: 6,330 sq ft
  • Beds: 6
  • Baths: 7

This very rare, custom-built contemporary home is just as jaw-dropping as the traditional colonial but brings a different flair to the table. If you want a home unlike the essential New England styles, this is a great option.

Its luxury design is flawless, lending itself to both entertaining and cozy, comfortable living. You’ll love the large waterfall island and Dacor wine station in the kitchen, complemented by the large dining room and adjacent refrigerated wine wall.

The Savant smart home has a guest suite on the first floor and another guest room on the lower level, accompanied by a full glass-enclosed gym, media room, and sitting area. Another highlight is the extensive walk-in closet in the master bedroom with a built-in storage island and countertop for small items like jewelry and perfume. What’s more: Every element is brand new and impeccably curated for a flowing, seamless interior.

Finally, to live out your entertaining dreams, the paradise outside complete with kitchen, deck, patio areas, heated saltwater pool with a waterfall, and 1000-square-foot pool house will be everything you need and more.