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Downsizing! Smaller Home Alternatives In And Around Boston

Sometimes more space isn’t always the best. If you enjoy a smaller, more controlled and organized home then you should consider downsizing. At first glance, you may not see many benefits to downsizing your home but there are plenty! Enjoy organization and less maintenance all while likely having a lower cost of living. Downsizing can save you money and time. Both inside and outside of Boston you’ll find plenty of opportunities to downsize your current home. If you’re looking to move into a smaller home, we’ve got you covered. Below are several of our active properties that are great smaller alternatives!


83 Glen Road - Unit 1, Jamaica Plain, Boston MA, 02130 | List Price: $539,000

Nestled in the lovely Parkside area of Jamaica Plain lives 83 Glen, a beautiful, classic Jamaica Plain condo with 2 bedrooms and just under 900 sq. ft. of living space. In-unit laundry, a renovated kitchen, a private rear porch and outdoor space with a private patio are just some of the reasons to make this unit your home. Not to mention, this home is located in very close proximity to Franklin Park, Boston’s largest open space. Don’t let this opportunity get away and be sure to reach out to the listing agents!

A perfectly sized JP Parkside 2 bed condo with a renovated kitchen! High ceilings and many original details mark this classic Boston triple-decker unit. The eat-in kitchen, with bright quartz underlit counter tops, subway tile back-splash and stainless steel appliances has an adjacent pantry with super convenient washer and dryer. A formal dining room and adjacent living room offer some flexibility for the owner. There's a small private rear porch with a cozy private patio for grilling and al fresco dining. The hilltop spot creates the ideal conditions for daily sunset magic! And the location? Literally a stone's throw from Frederick Law Olmsted's crown jewel, Franklin Park, where hundreds of acres worth of trails, paths, and fields await your expeditions. Less than a half mile from Green Street T and the Southwest Corridor Park/Bike Path for easy commuting and, where a few hundred yards to the left, right, or center you'll find a bevy of tasty local spots, shops, and other local delights.

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The Boston Home Team | bj.ray@unlimitedsir.com | 617.249.4237


25 Hancock Street - Unit 5, Beacon Hill, Boston MA, 02114 | List Price: $874,900

25 Hancock give you the chance to live in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in all of Boston, the famous Beacon Hill! This 771 sq. ft., 1 bedroom condo is perfect for someone looking to downsize and live the city life! Bay style windows flood natural light through the living room. Enjoy a fireplace with a marble mantle during the cold months. Other convenient details include in-unit laundry, a pet friendly atmosphere, and new roof deck in progress! Live the city life to the fullest in this incredible unit. This home won’t last on the market, schedule a tour today!

Live in historic Beacon Hill with tree lined streets and brick sidewalks enjoying the convenience of shopping, transportation and entertainment located minutes from this central location. This beautifully renovated, top level, floor-through one bed has a private roof deck in process. It features gleaming wood floors, a fireplace with marble mantle, fresh paint throughout, quartz counters, stainless appliances, tasteful tilework and a new bathroom. Bright and spacious rooms with ample storage and in-unit laundry. The building also includes a new membrane roof, as well as front and rear pointing. 25 Hancock Street is a pet friendly building.
Presented by:
Anne Sasser | anne.sasser@unlimitedsir.com | 617.799.3644


10 Rogers Street - Unit 303, East Cambridge, Cambridge MA, 02142 | List Price: $818,000

Make your way over to East Cambridge where you’ll find 10 Rogers, a 1 bedroom, 863 sq. ft. unit in an incredible location. An open floor plan includes both the living and dining room. Prep and cook your meals in beautiful chef’s kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Finally, head up to the roof deck where you’ll be captivated by the stunning site of the Boston city skyline, Charles River and Zakim Bridge! This is a rare offering, so contact the listing agents to set up a viewing while you can!

Welcome to your dream urban oasis! This exquisite unit, in a luxury elevator concierge building, offers a lifestyle of unparalleled sophistication and convenience in Kendall Square! Upon entering, you'll be immediately captivated by the chic and open living space. Sunlight streams in through many windows, modern chef's kitchen featuring high end stainless steel appliances, sleek countertops, custom cabinetry that provides ample storage space. It's a perfect setting for culinary creativity! In-unit washer and dryer, central AC, garage parking. However, the crown jewel of this property is the common rooftop deck. Offering an unparalleled vantage point, it's a gathering place for residents to take in the stunning vistas of the Charles River, the dynamic city skyline, and the magnificent Zakim Bridge. Whether you're sipping cocktails with friends or simply unwinding with a good book, this rooftop sanctuary is sure to become your favorite spot to soak in the beauty of Boston and Cambridge.

Presented by:
Chuck Silverston Team | chuck.silverston@unlimitedsir.com | 617.699.6234


26 James Avenue, Little Nahant Island, Nahant MA, 01908 | List Price: $700,000

26 James offers the incredible opportunity to live next to the ocean while having easy access back into Boston! Located on Little Nahant Island, 26 James is a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom single family home with a little under 1,100 sq. ft. of living space. This charming home is a very short distance from Nahant Beach meaning easy beach access in the warmer months! Enjoy a backyard for outdoor time with ocean views. This home is a gem for a beach lover looking to downsize, so be sure to attend one of the open houses while they last!

 Nestled in the heart of Little Nahant, a fabulous seaside community, this charming home stands as a quintessential coastal retreat. Situated on an expansive corner double lot, the property boasts the best of both worlds: a serene, private oasis with easy access to the beach, accompanied by breathtaking ocean views that will leave you spellbound. Rare opportunity to transform this picture perfect property into your dream home as an exciting opportunity for personalization and customization, breathing life into this coastal sanctuary and live in this desirable Nahant enclave. Whether it's expanding the living spaces to maximize the views, updating the kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances, or reimagining the interior design to reflect your unique style, 26 James provides the perfect foundation and palette that will result in a seaside haven that fulfills your coastal dreams and desires for years to come. Buyer to due their own due diligence. Huge yard, shed.

Presented by:
Chuck Silverston Team | chuck.silverston@unlimitedsir.com | 617.699.6234

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