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Allston-Brighton This trendy neighborhood is only minutes from downtown Boston with its own micro-community full of trendy and eclectic bars, eateries, and shops. Additionally, Brighton, which merges with Allston, offers many neighborhood-living options. You’ll find condos, single family homes and small apartment buildings in this area.
Allston and Brighton are two interlocking neighborhoods that are typically discussed as one neighborhood of Boston. This trendy area is only minutes from downtown Boston with its own micro-community filled with hip and eclectic bars, eateries, and shops. Brighton offers many neighborhood-living options, while Allston offers a more urban environment. Throughout Allston-Brighton real estate, you’ll find condos, single-family homes and small apartment buildings.

Allston-Brighton real estate proves popular with young professionals, families, and students of nearby Boston University and Harvard University.  Though Harvard’s main campus is located in Cambridge, Lower Allston is home to the Harvard Business School and the Harvard Stadium. Harvard extends much hospitality to the neighborhood via festivals, free games, and its local farmer’s market.

Within Allston-Brighton, real estate styles vary. Along Commonwealth Avenue, you’ll find an array of brick buildings filled with condos or apartments. Brighton Avenue is characterized by its wooden, three-story single-family and multi-family homes. Lower Allston real estate is filled primarily with 1890-1920s single-family and multi-family Victorian homes.

Allston-Brighton real estate is both child-friendly and dog-friendly for the most part; residents will find playgrounds and parks throughout the area. Additionally, a farmer’s market opens weekly in Lower Allston during the warm month, where local growers and bakers sell their fresh foods.

Because Allston-Brighton real estate for sale can vary so greatly, it is essential that you have an experienced Allston-Brighton real estate agent by your side as you begin your search. If you are interested in learning more about the neighborhood and available properties, contact us directly.