Real Estate in the Boston Area : Modernism Specialists
Monthly archive September, 2011
Watertown All-American Cambridge Style

Watertown All-American Cambridge Style

Click any photo to enlarge: Contact us via link or button at top. SOLD at $394,575. (Under agreement 10/3/11) For the price of a condo in the area, you can have this classic Cambridge-style home near the Belmont line in Watertown. With approximately 1300 square feet of living area, the current owners have lovingly updated...
Four Bedroom Lexington Contemporary Colonial

Four Bedroom Lexington Contemporary Colonial

For all photos, click here. (SOLD) Offered at $879,900. Contact us via link or button at top. The views from this 1984-built house makes it feel like a vacation house. But you’ll appreciate how, on a daily, “real life” basis, it just plain works: four bedrooms; three full baths; a master suite with a fireplace, en...
New Lexington Mid-Century Modern Listing

New Lexington Mid-Century Modern Listing

For post with all photos, click here. SOLD.  Contact us via link or button at top. Offered at $719,000 the original owners of this mid-century have done all the right things. More importantly, they haven’t done any of the wrong things. Those of you aficionados of this architecture might be justifiably wary of the descriptor “updated” when walking into a...
Smashing Mid-Century in Lexington

Smashing Mid-Century in Lexington

Click any photo to enlarge: SOLD, JANUARY 2012, $708,000. Contact us via link or button at top. Offered at $719,000 the original owners of this mid-century have done all the right things. More importantly, they haven’t done any of the wrong things. Those of you aficionados of this architecture might be justifiably wary of the descriptor “updated” when walking...
Four-Bedroom Lexington Contemporary Colonial

Four-Bedroom Lexington Contemporary Colonial

Click any photo to enlarge: (Under agreement) Offered at $879,900. Contact us via link or button at top. The views from this 1984-built house makes it feel like a vacation house. But you’ll appreciate how, on a daily, “real life” basis, it just plain works: four bedrooms; three full baths; a master suite with a...

New Boston Magazine Post: Fall V. Spring Markets

If you follow news about residential real estate on a regular basis, no doubt your head is spinning trying to make sense of it all. So much seems contradictory from day to day, if not hour to hour. As pointed out in this space repeatedly, there is no monolithic “real estate market” nationally or even regionally. Each...
New South-End Style Loft Listing in Belmont

New South-End Style Loft Listing in Belmont

The Engine 1 Condos. Full post can be found below or by clicking through on the blog title.
New Lexington Listing

New Lexington Listing

Peacock Farm-style house in Turning Mill neighborhood. Full post can be found below or by clicking through on the blog title. SOLD.
New Listing: Lexington Mid-Century Modern

New Listing: Lexington Mid-Century Modern

Click any photo to enlarge: SOLD January, 2012 $622,000. One of the first Peacock-Farm style houses built outside of the Peacock Farm development, this 1958-built modernist home was designed by Walter Pierce and updated by the current owners, an architect and a designer/artist, only the second set of owners of this particular example of the coveted...
South End-Style Engine 1 Loft in Belmont

South End-Style Engine 1 Loft in Belmont

Click any photo to enlarge: NEW PRICE: $599,000! In the late 1800s, city dwellers could take a short train and trolley ride out of Boston to “the country,” Waverley Village, incorporated into Belmont in 1859. You too can have this blend of urban and country, without having to travel anywhere. Originally designed as the Waverley...

Evergreen Design Principles Learned from MCM Design

From a favorite site of ours, buildblog, some lessons learned from mid-century modern home design. builblog post

New Listings

Keep an eye on this site for new modern home listings next week. We have a mid-century modern home in Lexington in the mid-$600,000s and a newer converted loft in Belmont in the low-$600,000s. In coming weeks, we hope to have a few more.