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For sale: Boston condos with concierge services

New construction on the waterfront or a Kenmore Square pied-a-terre.

$527,000

566 COMMONWEALTH AVENUE, UNIT 507 / BOSTON

SQUARE FEET 845

CONDO FEE $1,055 per month (includes heat, air conditioning, water/sewer, property taxes, pool)

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BEDS 1 BATHS 1 full

LAST SOLD FOR $285,000 in 2007

PROS In this Kenmore Square building, a concierge desk offers security and help with tasks like signing for packages and sending out dry cleaning. Parquet flooring covers the unit’s living/dining room, which features a slider to the balcony, where you’ll find a view of the Citgo sign from the roughly 100-square-foot space (it’s included in the total square footage). The galley-style kitchen has tile flooring and white appliances. The carpeted bedroom has a double closet, and the bath has a pedestal sink and tub/shower combo. The building is pet friendly and features an outdoor pool. CONS Undergrads can only live here with their parents.

Jason Boltz, Boltz Real Estate, 617-971-9771, boltzrealestate.com

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$1,235,000

100 LOVEJOY PLACE, UNIT 5E / BOSTON

SQUARE FEET 940

CONDO FEE $1,104 per month (includes water/sewer, gas, trash and snow removal, gym)

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BEDS 1 BATHS 1 full

LAST SOLD FOR New construction

PROS Residents of this pet-friendly building next to TD Garden have access to hotel-inspired concierge services (imagine help stocking your fridge, tech support, and in-home makeup services). Inside the unit, wide oak flooring covers the open living space, including the kitchen with white quartz counter, gas stove, wine fridge, and paneled refrigerator. In both bedroom and living room, bay windows overlook the water and the Zakim Bridge. The bath features a tiled shower, tub, and double vanity. Additional highlights include in-unit laundry, roof deck, billiards room, and Harborwalk access. CONS Condo fee may be high for some.

Barbara Cusack, Lovejoy Wharf, 617-285-5560, bcusack@lovejoyboston.com

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