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Mid-Winter Market Snapshot – Short on Inventory, But Some Great Properties Available.

This time of year is naturally slower than most so we need to look creatively at what inventory is available. Nationally, increasing inventory levels have become the norm giving buyers additional choices, but in our contrary market we still have few choices, so being creative and resourceful as buyers is a must.

There are only 17 condos on the market with an average asking price of $844K. (Last year at his time there were 8). There are only 9 single family properties on the market with an average asking price of $3.4M*. (Last year there were 5) This average is skewed high because of a couple of very expensive properties.

Instead of just one “Listing of the Week” this week, I thought I would feature a couple of my favorite properties that are on the market.


4 Upper Miller Hill Road #2, is a two bedroom two bath condo with 1,492 square feet. It is being marketed at $999K.

MLS Remarks: This contemporary home was designed and built in 1987 to optimize the 360 degree views from one of the highest elevations in Town. You’ll be inspired by sweeping views of the harbor-front on one side and the back beach and ocean in the National Seashore on the other. The building is a two unit condo and this one occupies the entire top two floors as well as one room on the first floor and exclusive use of the driveway and garage. An outside stairway leads up from the driveway to a 2nd floor deck. Enter the great room with two-story ceilings, a fireplace and decks on both sides. A spacious kitchen is off the great room and the full bath and BR 1 complete this floor. Up on the 3rd floor the primary BR has a half bath and again decks on both sides. The siding, decks and doors and windows are mostly original and and need to be replaced. Listed square footage includes the garage, approximately 337 SF. This listing is one of ours at

22 Alden Street #2 is a two bedroom one bath condo with 543 square feet. It is being marketed at $699K.

MLS Remarks: Desirable Location, Updated Finishes, Solid Rental History. Welcome to the top floor of 22 Alden Street. This charming unit has two entrances, a private one on the side of the house and the other from your parking space. Enter into a lovely eat-in kitchen which has traditional Shaker styled cabinetry, propane stove, pantry area and stone countertops. Off the kitchen through a wide doorway is the well-sized living room with traditional Cape Cod built ins. There are two bedrooms located on opposite sides of the unit, both will comfortably accommodate queen sized beds. The bathroom like the rest of the unit has been tastefully updated with tile, glass shower doors and upgraded fixtures. One car parking and central AC. Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Pat Shultz Real Estate.


Both of these condos below represent some the best the West End has to offer. Great locations, two or three bedrooms, parking and wonderful outside spaces. The fact that they are still availabe is a surprise, but then again, it is February.

56 West Vine St #A is a three bedroom two and 1/2 bath condo with 1,251 square feet and is being marketed at $1.3M.

MLS Remarks: This bright and immaculately maintained 3BR/2.5BA townhome is located in a desirable West End, close to Herring Cove Beach and just minutes to Commercial Street. The pleasing floor plan offers a large and spacious open living room/dining room/kitchen area with oak flooring, a gas fireplace, and sliders out to a sweet and private side deck covered by a pergola that is south-facing. Upstairs, find three good-sized bedrooms. The primary has an en-suite full bath with a tub, two other good size bedrooms and a second full shower bath is accessible from the hallway. The unit has baseboard hot water heat and also has supplemental heat from the Split AC/Heat wall units throughout. Listing courtesy of Gibson Sothebys Int’l Realty.

19 Tremont St # 4 is a two bedroom two bath condo with 1,048 square feet and is marketed at $1.245M.

MLS Remarks: Free-standing 2 Bedroom, 1.5 bath condo in the West End. The unit has tandem parking for two cars adjacent to the front patio and garden surrounded by a white picket fence. Enter from the front porch to a living room with hardwood floors and a gas fireplace. There is a dining area with a patio door that opens to the courtyard and a separate kitchen with loads of cabinets and working space. A half bath conveniently completes this floor. Outside the exclusive use yard is finished with large format pavers, garden wall and surrounded by a privacy fence. Upstairs, a very large primary bedroom with two closets and another gas fireplace shares a large Jack-and-Jill bath with a good size guest bedroom. This listing is one of ours at

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