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Six Boston Neighborhoods For Luxury Dream Homes

Whether homebuyers are moving to Boston because of a job transfer, or they are a second generation inhabitant, luxury home shopping begins with knowing where to look. There are 23 established neighborhoods across the city, so having a guide can help substantially. These areas break down into over 80 communities. We give you an overview of six of the grandest places to find your Boston luxury dream home below.

Back Bay Homes

Back Bay Brownstones

This community is a historic destination. The entire area is full of vintage homes and shops where residents can spend the afternoon window shopping or sipping a glass of tea with a friend. One of the big real estate draws for this area are the Back Bay Brownstones for sale.  From high-end hotels to the Public Garden and the waterfront Esplanade, this portion of the city has unique experiences and innovative events. Visitors will recognize the area immediately upon seeing the Prudential Center, the Boston Public Library, and the John Hancock Tower. Rows of Victorian homes line the city streets of Copley Square, Newbury Street, and the Commonwealth Avenue Mall area of Back Bay.

Beacon Hill Homes

Beacon Hill HomesBeacon Hill is another historic area in Boston that features luxury real estate. The two primary areas are the Massachusetts State House grounds and Louisburg Square. The old Colonial space is west of the city center. Most businesses and events are on Charles Street. The name Beacon Hill comes from the beacon that once lit up the hilltop overlooking the area. It is one of the oldest communities in Boston. Walking the brick streets and seeing the gas post lamps and ironwork fences will take anyone back in time. Luxury homes in this area can go for upwards of two to six million dollars.

Midtown Homes

This diverse neighborhood is a collection of the waterfront properties and many smaller communities like Haymarket Square, the Boston Theater District, and Downtown Crossing. homes in this part of Boston for one million and higher. Proximity to high-end dining and entertainment is one of the biggest advantages of living in Midtown. There are over five miles of riverfront to explore, and the area is always hosting festivals and fun events. Tens of thousands of people work in the city center and use the area.

South End Homes

This part of the city is known as SOWA, or South of Washington, to locals. South End is a cultural melting pot with numerous art galleries and museums to explore and peruse. This area is close to Downtown Boston making it easy to commute for work, school, or fun. Elegant Victorian houses make up most of this area. Several area green spaces like the Southwest Corridor Path back up to brick homes and luxury residences going for $800,000 and up. Living in this community is a life experience because of the unique shopping, dining, and entertaining things for residents to do.

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This Naval community is Boston's oldest neighborhood. It was founded in 1629. This updated area in the northern part of the city is full of brick and wood homes. Waterfront condos and apartments offer luxury living with modern amenities like mudrooms with bench seating, central air, claw-foot tub, chef's kitchen, shaker cabinets, and private balconies. Warren Tavern is the oldest bar amid an eclectic mix of shops and diners. One reason this area is so vibrant is that it is home to Bunker Hill Community College and the Constitution and Shipyard Quarter's Marinas. Many luxury homeowners use the marinas to access Boston Harbor.

South Boston Homes

The South Boston real estate hotspots include areas like D Street, Fort Point, Dorchester Heights, and Andrew Square. This elite housing community is growing into the technical hub of the city with old warehouses upgrades and renovations. This working-class neighborhood features Medal of Honor Park. Many of the city roads are newly paved. Loft living, small apartments, and mini-living designs are part of the luxury home trend in South Boston.

Getting around South Boston and accessing the city center is easy with MBTA bus lines, Logan Airport, South Station, and Interstate 90. The Boston Marine Industrial Park hosts many live events in the summer including acts from Cirque de Soleil and pop-up restaurants featuring Boston's finest chefs and beer producers. This area is home to much of the city's technology employees giving the group access to micro-living arrangements with luxury features and modern amenities where most of the city's other luxury zones are more historic.

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Whether you want a modest luxury apartment in Downtown Boston or a luxury brownstone in Back Bay, the city has many diverse areas to consider buying a home, apartment or condo. Prices for these properties can range from $800,000 and up. All of the above communities are renovating old properties and historic homes with luxury features. 

Included above are ALL of the luxury homes for sale in Boston, MA. If you would like more information on any of these Boston luxury properties for sale, just click the "Request More Information" button when viewing the details of that property. We can provide you with disclosures, past sales history, dates and prices of homes recently sold nearby, and more. 

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