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Boston’s famous Skinny House back on the market for $1.2 million

The famous “Skinny House” in Boston is back on the market – this time for a whopping $1.2 million

The house, which dates back to the late 19th century, is located at 44 Hull Street in the North End of Boston. It has a width of 10 feet, 2 inches at its widest point and 6 feet, 2 inches at its narrowest.

The famous “Skinny House” in Boston is back on the market – this time for a whopping $1.2 million.  (Google Maps)

At 1,165 square feet, the four-story home has a master suite, guest bedroom and full-sized basement plus a private roof deck. 

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The house was last sold in 2017 for $900,000 – which was $5,000 higher than its asking price. Before that, the house was sold in 2000 for slightly less than a third of its asking price today. 

According to local legend, the home was originally built as a spite house whereby one brother built the house to block his brother’s view of the local scenery. 

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The sale comes as Boston house prices reach record heights. According to the Boston Business Journal, at least 30 Massachusetts homes have recently sold for $200,000 above their asking price.