Spite House, Boston

There are plenty of homes on the market with stories but none quite like that of the "Spite House" in Boston.

As the story goes according to Boston Magazine, the home was said to have been built by a man in 1890 on a plot of land that was left by his father to him and his brother. Well, this guy had been off fighting in the Civil War, and once he returned he discovered that his brother had gone ahead and built a big house on that land.

Then, out of pure spite, he built the skinny spite house on the remaining plot between his brother's house and another building to block sunlight and harbor views from his brother.

Well, that house is officially on the market perfect for the petty person looking for a property. Check it out!

Skinny New England Home Built Out of Spite is For Sale for $1.2M

As the story goes according to Boston Magazine, the home was said to have been built by a man in 1890 on a plot of land that was left by his father to him and his brother. Well, this guy had been off fighting in the Civil War, and once he returned he discovered that his brother had gone ahead and built a big house on that land.

Then, out of pure spite he built the skinny spite house on the remaining plot between his brother's house and another building to block sunlight and harbor views from his brother.

Comparing Two Vastly Different Modern Maine Homes For $300k

With the housing market always being unique in Maine and being extra crazy due to the pandemic, what can $300,000 get you in June of 2021? Here's a breakdown of the two properties. One in the heart of Downtown Portland and the other, in Somerset County in St Albans.

The Portland property is currently pending sale through Dan Roche of Kennebunk Beach Realty.

The St Albans property is still on the market as of publishing through Zachary Monroe of Realty of Maine - Bangor.

So, which property would you prefer?

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