Watertown Home of the Week: 137 Galen St., Unit 2

This beautiful bi-level condominium on the Watertown/Newton line offers one of the best suburban addresses for commuting and conveniences.

This historic 133 year-old Beacon Hill style condominium on Galen Street flaunts is historic Boston roots with its vintage details and durable materials and offers residents a taste of the city's rich period architecture right in the outskirt of bustling Watertown. This unit which displays the character and spirit of its history but has also been beautifully updated to enhance those features yet provide the best of today's modern conveniences and designing trends.

This spacious bi-level unit offers over 1,000 square feet throughout two levels of living space. Throughout both floors, the stairways and six rooms, layers of this property's past are revealed through exposed brick, wide-pine wood flooring and classic moldings. An open floor plan and oversized windows on the main level visually expand its dimensions with the living room, dining area and updated kitchen and creates a seamless transition to each space. These areas also boast original floor-to-ceiling red brick walls and pine flooring that subtly reminds its occupants of its maturity and durability.

The upper level includes two generously-sized bedrooms, both exposing that same fantastic traditional brick, a full, newly renovated bath and a bonus room that could be utilized for a variety of uses.

There is one off-street parking space included with this purchase as well as rights to the scenic roof deck, and for those prospective homebuyers with furry friends, pet are welcome within this two-unit complex. Another incredible amenity with this condominium is its location. It is conveniently sited on the Watertown/Newton line near a downtown express bus, many restaurant choices and offers immediate access to the Mass. Pike to Boston and all points west. This is one of the most well-situated Watertown locations for commuters and residents who enjoy the sites and activities of the city as well as many suburban amenities. This property just entered the real estate market ... it will not remain available for long.


Location: 137 Galen St., Unit 2

Price: $319,000

Rooms: 6

Bedrooms: 2

Baths: 1 full

Living Area: 1,112 sq. ft.

Listing Agent: Michael DelRose, RE/MAX Leading Edge, 617-923-8355


If you are a Realtor or a home owner selling a home and want to be featured in an upcoming Home of the Week, please email Michele Taranto at m.taranto@aol.com.


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