Our picks: Five Boston-area homes on the market with great sunrooms, enclosed porches

Buying Cape Cod Lexington Medford Needham Heights
88 Round Cove Rd. in Chatham is listed for $759,000.
88 Round Cove Road in Chatham is listed for $759,000. via MLS

Eventually summer will come to an end (as this week’s autumn-like weather is hinting), but fall is still a great time to enjoy the sunshine. That’s why we chose five homes in Greater Boston with comfortable enclosed porches or sunrooms, perfect for basking in natural light even when it’s not 80 degrees outside.

The five properties, ranging from a large single-family in Lexington to a mid-century modern home in Scituate, are ranked from highest price per square foot to lowest. Check them out:

7 Winthrop Road, Lexington
4 bedrooms, 5 baths
4,852 square feet
$514.22 per square foot

. —via MLS
. —via MLS

Set on a 0.41-acre lot, this turn-of-the-last-century home offers a screened-in porch off the living room. Throughout the home you’ll also find period hardwood floors, leaded glass, three fireplaces, and a finished basement with a wine cellar, gym, and media room.

212 Forest St., Needham
3 bedrooms, 1 full bath, 1 half bath
1,364 square feet
$512.46 per square foot

. —via MLS
. —via MLS

The listings notes that you might want to bring your contractor to look at this home, which needs renovations. The Colonial, which is on a 0.27-acre lot, has central air and a sun porch overlooking the flat backyard.

17 Pitcher Ave., Medford
2 bedrooms, 1 full bath
1,235 square feet
$387.85 per square foot

. —via MLS
. —via MLS

This first-floor condo in a two-family home features a sun porch with walls of glass and access to a deck with a pergola. Inside, there’s a large living room with a wood-burning fireplace, an eat-in kitchen, and a dining room with a china cabinet and a chair rail.

88 Round Cove Road, Chatham
4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 1 half bath
2,174 square feet
$349.13 per square foot

. —via MLS
. —via MLS

Surrounded by greenery, this shingled Cape is set on a 0.57-acre lot. The sunroom opens to a deck and gardens brimming with coastal flowers. You’ll also find an updated kitchen with granite countertops, a living room with a fireplace, wide pine flooring, and a first-floor master suite with a whirlpool tub and marble tile.

34 Rosas Lane, Scituate
4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 1 half bath
2,050 square feet
$253.66 per square foot

. —via MLS
. —via MLS

The sun porch in this mid-century modern home is off the kitchen and overlooks the grassy backyard. The family room is bathed in the natural light from sliding-glass doors, and the foyer floor is clad in slate that’s dappled in color when the sun pours through the stained-glass sidelight. In the finished lower level, you’ll find a playroom, basement storage, and access to the two-car garage.

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