With temperatures rising and real estate on fire in Greater Boston, it’s time to look at some residential hot spots offering residents a place to keep cool this summer:

  • One Greenway: This upscale rental building in the heart of Downtown Boston gives residents the experience of the Suite 1100 Terrace, a landscaped terrace to relax and enjoy the gorgeous weather. It also offers a view of the Rose Kennedy Greenway, one of the city’s best landmarks. For pet owners, this is a perfect location to get outdoors for a nice walk, as there are many parks and green spaces nearby.
  • Twentyl20:  Located in the up-and-coming neighborhood of Northpoint in Cambridge, the brand new luxury rental offers a fully furnished rooftop terrace for residents to enjoy. Furthermore, a serenity courtyard is located on the fourth floor complete with an outdoor fireplace for cool summer nights. If that’s not enough, the property is located right nearby bike and walking paths along the scenic Charles River.
  • The Kensington: Located on Washington Street steps away from Downtown Crossing, luxury building The Kensington has The Club Kensington Skydeck, a rooftop pool adjacent to an expansive patio. Residents can enjoy luxury cabanas, outdoor lounge furniture and a grilling station for summer barbecues. At the very least, views right in the thick of the city will allow anyone to relax.
  • 315 on A: In another one of Boston’s hottest new hoods, 315 on A is a visually captivating apartment building in Fort Point. Residents here can experience a beautiful rooftop terrace and sky lounge, overlooking the Boston skyline. They can also entertain guests with outdoor grilling areas.

Summers in Massachusetts are a well-deserved treat after long winters, and New Englanders deserve a home base to relax and enjoy. What’s your favorite apartment hotspot?