Boston Brownstone With Rooftop Terrace

After 20 years of living in the suburbs, a family of four decided to pack up and move into this five-story townhouse near Boston's Back Bay. A grand foyer, open kitchen, private study, home library, and wine cellar with plenty of texture make the home feel refined yet livable, while a rooftop terrace promises to impress visitors.

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December 14, 2018

Photo By: Andy Caulfield

Photo By: Andy Caulfield

Photo By: Andy Caulfield

Photo By: Andy Caulfield

Photo By: Andy Caulfield

Photo By: Andy Caulfield

Photo By: Andy Caulfield

Photo By: Andy Caulfield

Photo By: Andy Caulfield

Photo By: Andy Caulfield

Photo By: Andy Caulfield

Photo By: Andy Caulfield

Photo By: Andy Caulfield

Photo By: Andy Caulfield

Photo By: Andy Caulfield

Photo By: Andy Caulfield

Photo By: Andy Caulfield

Photo By: Andy Caulfield

Photo By: Andy Caulfield

Photo By: Andy Caulfield

Grand Entry Into Boston Brownstone

Dark hardwood floors ground the entry and hallway. To create visual interest, the hardwood is laid in a herringbone pattern that changes to straight lines down the hall. Textured gray carpeting lines the staircase, while a chic light fixture adds a contemporary note.
From: Slifer Design

Abstract Art in Transitional Hallway

Bold, abstract artwork makes a dramatic statement in this transitional hallway. A contemporary runner softens the hardwood floors, which lead to the foyer with a sleek entry table and French doors. Photography by Andy Caulfield
From: Slifer Design

Sophisticated and Traditional Living Room

An elegant neutral color palette is punctuated by rich browns and dark blues to create a traditional living room. Bay windows are dressed in soft gray curtains, while a coffered ceiling adds beautiful architectural details.
From: Slifer Design

Neutral Dining Room Blends Modern With Classic

This transitional dining room combines traditional white moldings and a built-in cabinet cabinet with contemporary elements, like the sleek dining table and chairs. Graphic area rug adds softness and warmth to the herringbone-patterned wood floors. Photography by Andy Caulfield
From: Slifer Design

Open Floor Plan Living Area is Family Friendly

The open floor plan living space combines a kitchen, banquette dining area and a cozy TV-watching area. The five-story home is located in Boston's Back Bay and was completely remodeled for a family of four. Photography by Andy Caulfield
From: Slifer Design

Eclectic Living Room and Bar is Perfect for Entertaining

An oversized gray sectional is centered on the stone wall with a TV and contemporary fireplace inset. The bar area pairs glass upper cabinets for displaying glassware with comfortable barstools for grabbing a drink. Two sleek thin table lamps sit on top of a contemporary console table.
From: Slifer Design

Contemporary Bar Area Made for Entertaining

The sleek bar area in this Boston townhouse is perfect for entertaining. A trio of barstools pull up to the peninsula clad in a waterfall countertop. Glossy gray tile backsplash adds a bit of shimmer between the contemporary cabinets. Photograph by Andy Caulfield
From: Slifer Design

Neutral, Transitional Bathroom is Open, Tranquil

Tiles in a gradient of neutral shades create a striking visual display in this transitional bathroom. Square tiles are used for the floor, while rectangular ones help add height to the walls. A contemporary floating vanity is topped with gray stone, which is also used as an accent on the shower wall. Photography by Andy Caulfield
From: Slifer Design

Traditional Library is a Cozy Reading Spot

In this five-story Boston townhouse, a traditional living room features floor-to-ceiling bookshelves for housing the homeowners' many books. Four sloped chairs with nailhead trim make for a cozy reading spot or intimate conversations. The graphic area rug brings a touch of contemporary to the room.
From: Slifer Design

Masculine Home Office is Comfortable, Warm

Glossy woods fill this masculine home office in the Boston brownstone. An Ikat area rug grounds the seating area in front of the wood and stone fireplace. Built-in cabinets provide tons of storage and wrap around the room into the bay window. A sleek desk has views of Boston beyond.
From: Slifer Design

Sophisticated Hers Home Office With Built-In Shelves

Striped white-and-cream wallpaper sets the scene for this sophisticated home office for the lady of the house. Built-in bookshelves flank the window that has lovely views of Boston, while a simple wood desk sits in front.
From: Slifer Design

Contemporary Boys' Lounge With Built-In Desk

The homeowners and their two children moved from the suburbs to this five-story townhouse in Boston's Back Bay. Contemporary yet comfortable furniture is used to create a lounge area for the boys. A built-in desk with upper shelves is perfect for homework and storing books and accessories.
From: Slifer Design

Elegant Wine Cellar is Traditional, Welcoming

The wine room of this five-story Boston brownstone is full of the homeowners' collection. Traditional coffered ceiling brings architectural interest to the space, which is grounded by tiled floor. A simple table with industrial-style chairs is the perfect spot to sample favorite wines. Photography by Andy Caulfield
From: Slifer Design

Sophisticated Gray Master Bedroom

Dark hardwood creates a striking contrast against the cool gray of this elegant bedroom. A sleek canopy bed is dressed in lush gray fabrics that bring a glam note to the space, while the bay window features beautiful gray patterned curtains and a cozy seating area.
From: Slifer Design

Transitional His-and-Her Double Vanity Bathroom

This chic his-and-her bathroom features an elegant double vanity with vessel sinks and wall-mounted faucets. Glossy wood frames the vanity area with a large mirror and contemporary sconces. Marble tile laid in a diamond pattern ground the space. Photography by Andy Caulfield
From: Slifer Design

Spa-Worthy Bathroom With Soaker Tub and Walk-In Shower

A soft neutral palette creates a serene, spa-like atmosphere in this transitional bathroom. Marble tile is mixed with narrow strips of tile for a chic diamond-patterned floor, leading to a large contemporary soaker tub. The walk-in shower features marble flooring, built-in shelving and bench and a rainfall showerhead.
From: Slifer Design

Gray Girl's Bedroom is Sophisticated, Eclectic

Chic and sophisticated, the tufted gray headboard makes a dramatic statement in this girl's bedroom. A built-in window seat is comfy with views of Boston and is dressed with Ikat curtains. Shelving, dressers, nightstands and a desk have been built into the walls for maximum storage.
From: Slifer Design

Contemporary Gray Bathroom With Herringbone Floor Tile

Gray tile is laid in a herringbone pattern, creating an eye-catching floor, in this contemporary bathroom. A sleek wood vanity is topped with a chunky neutral countertop, while brushed nickel hardware and fixtures act as the jewel pieces of the room.
From: Slifer Design

Contemporary Rooftop Terrace With Views of Boston

A pergola provides shade and leads out to a contemporary outdoor living area. The rooftop terrace has stunning views of Boston, including the Hancock Building, Copley Square and Beacon Street. Photography by Andy Caulfield
From: Slifer Design

Contemporary Rooftop Terrace With Views of Boston

The contemporary rooftop living room has 360-degree view of Boston with views of the Hancock Building, Copley Square and Beacon Street. Wood plank insets help define the seating area, which centers around a sleek fire pit. Beautiful plantings line the edge of the rooftop.
From: Slifer Design

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