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Jamaica Plain’s Moss Hill has a $1.25M fixer-upper for sale

Its large lot also presents a development opportunity

Photos via the Muncey Group

The Muncey Group listing for the 2,910-square-foot brick colonial at 29 Rockwood Terrace in Jamaica Plain’s Moss Hill area makes it very clear right away: “Opportunity knocks for developer/builders or end-users seeking to make their vision a reality!”

In short, the 60-year-old house needs some work. Or it needs to be knocked down.

It sits amid a 15,910-square-foot lot born of the combination of two parcels. And that lot is in a prime location, near as it is to the Arborway and to parkland such as the Arnold Arboretum and Larz Anderson.

The house itself does come with touches such as a recently repainted exterior and a brick facade, two wood-burning fireplaces, and a finished lower level not included in the above square-footage.

Either way—as a renovation or a development opportunity—29 Rockwood will cost you as only a Boston fixer-upper can: It’s retailing for $1.25 million.