This stunning renovation was featured in Boston Homes Magazine 2012 Fall issue. Because of its original condition, the house had been dubbed the ghost house by neighbors. It took a special couple to recognize the home's potential and bring it back to life. Photo by Michael Piazza.
The clients wanted to make sure the inside was an extension of the exterior. They craved an urban oasis complete with spa and firepit. Due to pet needs, grass was not on the bill. Raised beds and a ring of trees and shrubs around a bluestone terrace provide room for greenery. Photo by Michael Piazza.
The house gets a new coat of stucco and the raised beds are laid out.
The raised beds brim with organic vegetables and herbs. A rose garden is planted near the house with a large trellis for colorful climbers.
A large bluestone terrace provides plenty of entertaining space. The spa is ready for relaxation all year round.
The sunken firepit provides a place for friends to gather. Large natural boulders provide additional seating.
New bluestone steps dress up the entrance,