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What kind of home does your money buy in Swampscott?

A market sample includes a Victorian with a gazebo listed for $489,900 and a Colonial with a cigar room priced at $1.2 million.

. – Jonathan Perlstein/R.E. Media Services


246 Burrill St.

Year built: 1890

Lot size: 0.08 acre

Bedrooms: 5

Baths: 1 full, 1 half

Taxes: $5,884 (2018)

It’s clear the previous owners of this turn-of-the-century Victorian took good care of it. Think original details like built-ins and pocket doors. The backyard offers a gazebo, a stone patio, and gas lighting. As of press time, an offer had been accepted on this 2,673-square-foot home.

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118 Atlantic Ave.

Year built: 1905

Lot size: 0.56 acre

Bedrooms: 5

Baths: 4 full, 1 half

Taxes: $14,227 (2018)

This 4,225-square-foot Colonial retains several period details, from the original molding to the leaded glass to the mahogany paneling. There’s a 10-person hot tub on the wraparound porch, a cigar room, and a three-bay carriage house with a loft and basement.


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