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BY MONICA COLLINS
iving in the lap of luxury is not an elu-sive dream now that the Residencesat the Mandarin Oriental in the Back Bay offer condominium living with all theamenities. Currently, Unit W12A, a brandnew 3,200-square-foot living space with 500square feet of outdoor area at the Mandarin isbeing marketed by Daniel Mullin & Associ-ates for $5.7 million.The unit is handsomely painted andappointed with a brand new kitchen and vari-ous built-in appurtenances. It’s a stunnereven without staging and furniture.You enter an entirely separate buildingfrom the Mandarin Oriental Hotel on Boyl-ston Street. There is a separate conciergedesk. Of course, you can also enter by goingthrough the main lobby of the hotel anddown a hallway to the residences. You canascend to the condominium either by using aprivate elevator, which opens inside W12A,or taking the main elevator, which opensright outside the gorgeously lacquered frontdoor of the unit.Enter a large entrance foyer and a straight-ahead is an amazing view of the city throughﬂoor-to-ceiling windows that line the livingroom, library, dining area and kitchen. If youneed light and views to live, you will thrive inthis condominium at the Mandarin Oriental.Next to the foyer is a wet bar with a granitecounter for those occasions when you want
Built-in shelves and a polished oak floor surround the gas fireplace in the living room of Unit W12A ofthe Mandarin Oriental Residences.
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Back Bay Mandarin condohas a wraparound terrace
BY JUNE ALBRITTON
wonderful penthouseduplex at Rollins Squarein the South End is onthe market for $1.25 million. BillFarmer of Coldwell Banker Resi-dential Brokerage has listed this1,878-square-foot sun-splashedresidence at 17 Savoy St.Unit D-311 includes three bed-rooms, two-and-a-half baths, aseparate living room, dining roomand kitchen and a terrace on theroof. Two parking spaces in theunderground garage and extra stor-age in the basement are included inthe sale.There is an entrance at 17Savoy St.; another entrance onRollins Street opens to the beauti-ful, landscaped park that is part of the complex.Rollins Square is set on 2.19acres south of Laconia Lofts and just across Washington Streetfrom Wilkes Passage, an area thathas become a magnet for youngprofessionals.An occupancy certiﬁcate was
A South End condo duplexhas parking, roof terrace
Listed at $1.25 million, Unit D-311 at Rollins Square in the South End hasbeen beautifully customized.
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The penthouse at 21 Joy St., listed at $950,000, has a long balcony and aroof deck.
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BY MARILYN JACKSON
he handsome double houseat 21-23 Joy St. on theNorth Slope of Beacon Hillwas constructed in 1804 on landthat once was part of John Han-cock’s pasture. Farther up the hillwas John Singleton Copley’sfarmland.After the “new” State Housewas built, designed by CharlesBulﬁnch, development of man-sions began atop Beacon Hill,
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Beacon Hill penthouse