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The Burroughs Mansion

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The elegant Burroughs Mansion in Jamaica Plain overlooks Jamaica Pond. The historic home built in 1896 is a Colonial Revival-style house with 21 spacious rooms. The restored home currently houses three condos in the main building, as well as a fourth condo in the carriage house. Large, leaded windows in the mansion and carriage house have been restored to their original condition. Dormers in the mansion have been expanded to include more living space. Each of the luxurious units has storage space and keyed elevators that offer access to their floor. The four homes have completely new wiring, plumbing, air conditioning and heating systems. Original embellishments including windows with diamond panes and carved mantelpieces have been left intact. The condos are priced at $1,895,000 and up and feature three or more bedrooms and two and a half baths, and each has unique features.

The 19th-century living room in the first unit features a fireplace with doors on each side that open to a sunroom. The winter garden-style room opens to a large study with a fireplace and window seats on either side. At the back of the condo, adjacent to the kitchen, is a garden. Kitchens feature stainless steel appliances, Caesarstone counters and custom cabinets. Six-burner ranges and glass beverage refrigerators complete the designer kitchen. The master suite and two additional bedrooms are on the next level, with a stairway leading to the fourth bedroom.

Features of the second unit include a private terrace that encompasses 650 square feet and has a view of Jamaica Pond. An additional foyer off the kitchen leads to a stairway and the three bedrooms. The penthouse unit has a French balcony, secluded from the rest of the house. A private dressing room is attached to the master bedroom, and the additional bedrooms are at the rear of the house. The kitchen has a raised fireplace for cooking against one of the outer walls and has access to a private deck.

The fourth unit in the carriage house has intricate windows facing the street. The foyer opens into the living room that has a two-sided fireplace. One bedroom, an office, and bath are on the same level. A staircase leads to the lower level that has storage space. The custom-designed kitchen has new cabinetry, a wet bar, a large island in the center of the room, and a powder room. A master bedroom featuring a dressing room, private terrace, and sitting room are on the next level with two bedrooms and a laundry area. The property is beautifully landscaped and has parking for residents.

The Burroughs Mansion at Jamaica Plain

When it comes to elegant residences, the Burroughs Mansion is the perfect example. It is located at 54 Burroughs Street in the neighborhood of Jamaica Plain in Boston. The location provides the best view of the Jamaica Pond, the famed glacial kettle pond, which is the largest in the Emerald Necklace. As for this property, it features a total of 21 rooms set in a neocolonial-style home.

The Burroughs Mansion is a historic structure built in 1896. It has been restored to house three condos, which are situated in the first building. There is a carriage house, and it is where the fourth condo is found.

The restoration allowed the property to get back to its original glory. It was dilapidated for a while until it was redeveloped in 2006. Today, there are substantial leaded windows in both the carriage house and the mansion itself. The residents of the estate are thankful for the remodeling of the home because it allowed them to enjoy more space than before.

The luxurious units in the mansion and the carriage house offer ample storage, along with keyed elevators that provide access to all the floors in the building. Aside from the new windows, the property also has freshly treated air conditioning and heating systems, wiring, and plumbing. The earlier trimmings in the building, including the diamond panes in the windows and the carved mantelpieces, were left untouched. This way, the property will be able to retain its original charm.

The prices will depend on the floor plan and the features that each condo provides. However, the starting price is around $1,895,000 for a three-bedroom unit. The mansion offers three or more beds, along with two and a half baths. All these units have distinct features, so the residents will genuinely feel that they have a customized home for themselves.

The living room has a 19th-century design that includes a fireplace with double doors that open to a private sunroom. There is another room in one of the corners of the condo that has a winter garden theme. The door there leads to an extensive study that also has a fireplace and two seats by the window. At the back of the unit, there is a garden that is adjacent to the kitchen. You can enter this part of the house from there, and you will find the modernized kitchen with its stainless steel appliances.

Apart from the appliances, the kitchens also feature Caesarstone countertops and cabinetry that has been customized specially for the room. There are also six-burner ranges, along with glass beverage refrigerators in the designer kitchen.

As for the master suite, you will surely feel comfortable whether you are sleeping or just relaxing. Two additional bedrooms are located on the next level of the unit where there is a stairway that leads to another bedroom if the condo has four.

The penthouse unit is separated from the rest of the mansion, and it features an expansive space with great views of the Jamaica Pond. A new foyer is located in the kitchen, which leads to the other bedrooms in the house. A dressing room is at the master bedroom, and the kitchen has a raised fireplace. The penthouse also has its private deck.

The Burroughs Mansion is beautifully landscaped and also provides parking spaces for the residents. The 3,756 square feet home has everything you need for convenient and quiet living.

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