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229 Pleasant St.

Year built: 1900

Bedrooms: 4

Baths: 2 full, 1 half

Taxes: $5,587 (2017)

One half of a two-family, this 1,773-square-foot home offers a master suite, an eat-in kitchen, a dining room with built-ins, and a sunken family room.


94 Salem St.

Year built: 1780

Lot size: 0.56 acre

Bedrooms: 5

Baths: 2 full

Taxes: $7,858 (2016)

Talk about cozy: In addition to wide pine floors and antique woodwork, this 3,899-square-foot 18th-century Colonial has brick fireplaces in all three second-floor bedrooms, one in the master suite’s sitting room, and four more on the first floor.

Jon Gorey is a freelance writer in Quincy. Send comments to [email protected]. Follow him on Twitter at @jongorey.