5 Luxury Home Design Trends We Are Seeing Around Boston in 2017

One of the exciting aspects of being a real estate agent is seeing beautiful properties as we work with buyers and renters. Each year, we see new trends in luxury home design be featured in fabulous neighborhoods around Boston. Here are 5 stunning examples of luxury trends we have seen recently around Boston.

Stunning Walls of Windows

396 great meadows

As featured at this luxury home in Concord, MA, you can see the growing trend of letting the light in! A protected promontory overlooking an expansive body of water & abutting a 250A National Park Wildlife oasis creates a captivating platform to launch this stunning architectural masterpiece. Crisp, clean lines, light birch flrs, updated edgy kitchen & baths & glass at every turn = hallmarks defining this sophisticated, Zen-life CN. Designed by the original partners of Cambridge Seven Architects for 1 of its own, this 1-of-a-kind home underpins the C7A’s mantra of applying fresh thinking in search of creative solutions. Oversized windows, varied ceiling heights of up to 16′, tall columns suspending a 16×16 deck completely surrounded by water = highlights this site sensitive property. Recently updated to display a private art collection, the flrpln can readily morph to serve one’s individual needs. This sanctuary like haven is in 1 of Concord’s most dramatic settings in a walk-to-center location.

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Spacious One Floor Living

39 mt vernon

As you can see in this spacious Beacon Hill condo, one floor living continues to be a popular choice. Maison Vernon offers seven impeccably-designed luxury residences, which embody harmony and balance. Third and fourth floor-through combined duplex, brand new condominium residence with two private decks, remain true to their rich heritage, as part of the extensive yet meticulous renovation of this preserved iconic property. These exclusive homes will boast the finest materials and craftsmanship, including hand-carved Italian marble fireplace mantles, imported French oak chevron herringbone floors, hand-crafted French-inspired plaster moldings and imported Italian kitchens. Perfect fusion of well-crafted modern European interiors with incomparable grand American architecture. The property features 24 hour concierge, doorman and valet parking, glass and iron design elevator, 24 windows with abundance of light for each floor through residence each with its private terrace. The Bostonian-Parisian development team shares a passion for design, commitment to quality and pride in craftsmanship. Florence Residences Condo offers a wide array of condo units to choose from as well.

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Kitchen Finish Variations

100 beacon

As you can see in this contemporary Back Bay condo, variations in kitchen finishes are increasingly popular to make the spaces more interesting. 100 Beacon promises luxurious city living with 24-hour concierge steps from The Esplanade and The Boston Public Garden. Renovated to the highest standards, this full-floor residence boasts over four thousand square feet with direct elevator access and stunning Charles River, Public Garden and City views. The spacious floor plan effortlessly incorporates gracious entertaining rooms including formal living and dining rooms separated by a double-sided gas fireplace, the high-end eat-in kitchen, handsome wood paneled library, den/media room and wet bar. The spacious master suite features corner exposure, two custom walk-in dressing rooms and a sumptuous, six-piece limestone bath. Three additional family or guest bedrooms all have en-suite baths. Exceptional storage and large laundry room complete this rare offering. Valet garage parking for two cars.

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Innovative Wall Coverings

163 marlborough

Gone are the days of simply painting the walls. Many homes are using interesting patterns and fabrics like this bedroom featured on Marlborough Street in Back Bay. A historic corner building on the sunny side of Marlborough and Dartmouth Street, this magnificent 4-BR, 4.5-BA triplex is the best that Back Bay has to offer. This is a grand affair, indeed, with 14-ft ceilings; original detailing; floor-to-ceiling picture windows on 3 sides; and 5 stylish fireplaces. This 4,856-sq. ft. spread includes two deeded parking spaces.

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Designer-Styled Kitchens


Kitchens are still one of the key rooms buyers look at in homes and continue to be where people look for the latest in design and technology. This kitchen is featured an extraordinary residence on the 1st block of sunny-side Commonwealth Avenue combines the scale and luxuries of suburban living with the convenience and amenities of city living. Beaming natural light through 32 windows, one can relish panoramic views of the distinguished Commonwealth Avenue Mall. This quintessential Back Bay home with private entrance, features 5 bedrooms 4 full & 2 half baths and has been impeccably maintained, exuding elegance and charm. The spectacular 42 ft living room boasts 15ft ceilings and features a grand fireplace showcasing the magnitude of this property. Separate dining. The stunning library highlights beautifully detailed woodwork. Resplendent private patio offers magnificent entertaining space. 5 gas fireplaces, oversized closet space/storage, and 2 full laundry rooms add to the homes unique features. On-site superintendent M-F. The pice de rsistance is the private elevator to all levels and 4 full garage parking spaces completing this remarkable.

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