West Roxbury Home of the Week: 9 Billings St.

This two-family home in West Roxbury is a great purchase opportunity for a first-time homebuyer or investor.

First-time homebuyers or investors will be pleased and enthusiastic about this great two-family opportunity at 9 Billings. Both units offer great, spacious accommodations that have been nicely maintained and decorated with warm, neutral tones to appeal to prospective renters. They also offer spacious and versatile dimensions to comfortable lodge an owner and/or extended family or to attract a diverse group of potential tenants. It is also well located near VFW Parkway and walking distance to public transportation which will be a very appealing benefit to commuters.

The first floor unit offers four rooms; two bedrooms, a living room, full bath and charming eat-in kitchen drenched in crisp white. The second floor provides five rooms with three bedrooms, a living room, full bath, an eat-in kitchen with natural wood cabinets and access to the walk-up attic. Both units have gleaming hardwood floors and many of its vintage details and moldings have been preserved to flaunt its period character, including a porch on each level.

The structure has received newer roof and windows, and also provides a walk-out basement and off-street parking for more than six vehicles. It is also sited within a fenced-in yard for owners or renters with pets.

With much of the housing market still out of reach for many would-be buyers, this two family home can be a great solution with rental income to supplement mortgage payments. Investors should also be pleased with this opportunity to purchase this property within its advantageous location and great condition. While some prospective first-time homebuyers may have only been thinking about a single-family home, this property has conveniently presented itself as a way to think outside of the box. A two-family investment may just be the perfect answer to home ownership.


Location: 9 Billings

Price: $399,900

Rooms: 9

Bedrooms: 5

Baths: 2 full

Living Area: 1,998 sq. ft.

Lot Size: 4,225 sq. ft. (.1 acre)

Listing Agent: Diane Capodilupo, RE/MAX Achievers, 617-823-9989


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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