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Brighton Is Here to Help: Actual Boston Condos Not Uber-Pricey

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Congrats! So you're ready to graduate from renting to owning in Boston. Where do you begin to look for a home in a shrinking condo market with aggressive buyers? As one of the five Boston neighborhoods to watch, Brighton offers alternatives to ever-increasing prices with starter-home options. These homes range from $600K to as low as $179K, some offering renovated top-floor units in picturesque residential areas close to the heart of the city.


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1. 12-14 Adair Road #14

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12-14 Adair Road #14
Brighton, MA 02135

Open House: Saturday, 1:00-2:30PM
Price: $599,900
Size: 4-BR, 2-BA
Square Footage: 1,800
The Pitch: “Exceptional craftsmanship and detail radiate from this newly gut renovated top floor penthouse condominium.”

2. 55 Presentation Street #2

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55 Presentation Road #2
Brighton, MA 02135

Open House: Saturday, 1:00-3:00PM; Sunday, 11:00-1:00PM
Price: $599,000
Size: 4-BR, 2.5-BA
Square Footage: 1,848
The Pitch: “Perched above the treetops in a well maintained 2 unit building is a dazzling penthouse duplex condo that feels more like a single family home.”

3. 4 Carol Avenue #5

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4 Carol Avenue #5
Boston, MA 02135

Open House: Saturday, 2:00-4:00PM; Sunday, 2:00-4:00PM
Price: $349,999
Size: 2-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage: 740
The Pitch: “Pre-war brick building features classic architecture, high ceilings, large windows & beautiful hardwood floors.”

4. 140 Kilsyth Road #1

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140 Kilsyth Road #1
Boston, MA 02135

Open House: Sunday, 11:30-1:00PM
Price: $339,900
Size: 1-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage: 662
The Pitch: “Features include Brazilian cherry wood floors, original working fireplace, decorative built-in hutch, custom wood moldings, newly refurbished windows and a fully applianced kitchen.”

5. 4 Kilsyth Terrace #44

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4 Kilsyth Terrace #44
Boston, MA 02135

Open House: Friday, 5:00-7:00PM; Saturday, 12:00-2:00PM; Sunday, 12:00-2:00PM
Price: $320,000
Size: 1-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage: 696
The Pitch: “Enter to a gracious foyer with double closets leading to a bright living room with triple windows looking out to tree top views.”

6. 100 Lanark Road #10

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100 Lanark Road #10
Boston, MA 02135

Open House: Sunday, 1:00-3:00PM
Price: $275,000
Size: 1-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage: 619
The Pitch: “This 1 bedroom home boasts an updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, large bedroom, and full bath.”

7. 1874 Commonwealth Avenue #8

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1874 Commonwealth Avenue #8
Boston, MA 02135

Open House: Sunday, 12:00-1:00PM
Price: $269,000
Size: 1-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage:
The Pitch: “Open floor plan, freshly renovated kitchen, spacious bedroom & exceptional closet space highlight this classic Cleveland Circle unit.”

8. 47 Colborne Road #B1

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47 Colborne Road
Boston, MA 02135

Open House: Sunday, 12:00-1:30PM
Price: $179,000
Size: 1-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage: 470
The Pitch: “Just renovated with fresh paint, new carpet and new kitchen flooring.”

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1. 12-14 Adair Road #14

12-14 Adair Road #14, Brighton, MA 02135

Open House: Saturday, 1:00-2:30PM
Price: $599,900
Size: 4-BR, 2-BA
Square Footage: 1,800
The Pitch: “Exceptional craftsmanship and detail radiate from this newly gut renovated top floor penthouse condominium.”

12-14 Adair Road #14
Brighton, MA 02135

2. 55 Presentation Street #2

55 Presentation Road #2, Brighton, MA 02135

Open House: Saturday, 1:00-3:00PM; Sunday, 11:00-1:00PM
Price: $599,000
Size: 4-BR, 2.5-BA
Square Footage: 1,848
The Pitch: “Perched above the treetops in a well maintained 2 unit building is a dazzling penthouse duplex condo that feels more like a single family home.”

55 Presentation Road #2
Brighton, MA 02135

3. 4 Carol Avenue #5

4 Carol Avenue #5, Boston, MA 02135

Open House: Saturday, 2:00-4:00PM; Sunday, 2:00-4:00PM
Price: $349,999
Size: 2-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage: 740
The Pitch: “Pre-war brick building features classic architecture, high ceilings, large windows & beautiful hardwood floors.”

4 Carol Avenue #5
Boston, MA 02135

4. 140 Kilsyth Road #1

140 Kilsyth Road #1, Boston, MA 02135

Open House: Sunday, 11:30-1:00PM
Price: $339,900
Size: 1-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage: 662
The Pitch: “Features include Brazilian cherry wood floors, original working fireplace, decorative built-in hutch, custom wood moldings, newly refurbished windows and a fully applianced kitchen.”

140 Kilsyth Road #1
Boston, MA 02135

5. 4 Kilsyth Terrace #44

4 Kilsyth Terrace #44, Boston, MA 02135

Open House: Friday, 5:00-7:00PM; Saturday, 12:00-2:00PM; Sunday, 12:00-2:00PM
Price: $320,000
Size: 1-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage: 696
The Pitch: “Enter to a gracious foyer with double closets leading to a bright living room with triple windows looking out to tree top views.”

4 Kilsyth Terrace #44
Boston, MA 02135

6. 100 Lanark Road #10

100 Lanark Road #10, Boston, MA 02135

Open House: Sunday, 1:00-3:00PM
Price: $275,000
Size: 1-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage: 619
The Pitch: “This 1 bedroom home boasts an updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, large bedroom, and full bath.”

100 Lanark Road #10
Boston, MA 02135

7. 1874 Commonwealth Avenue #8

1874 Commonwealth Avenue #8, Boston, MA 02135

Open House: Sunday, 12:00-1:00PM
Price: $269,000
Size: 1-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage:
The Pitch: “Open floor plan, freshly renovated kitchen, spacious bedroom & exceptional closet space highlight this classic Cleveland Circle unit.”

1874 Commonwealth Avenue #8
Boston, MA 02135

8. 47 Colborne Road #B1

47 Colborne Road, Boston, MA 02135

Open House: Sunday, 12:00-1:30PM
Price: $179,000
Size: 1-BR, 1-BA
Square Footage: 470
The Pitch: “Just renovated with fresh paint, new carpet and new kitchen flooring.”

47 Colborne Road
Boston, MA 02135