Continue the Fourth of July celebrations long into the evening at one of these five on-the-market properties with views of the Boston fireworks, space for barbecues, and expansive acreage to play lawn games.
The raised outdoor patio, saltwater heated pool, and meticulously landscaped yard make this beautiful home an ideal location for celebrating the Fourth of July. MB Associates, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, 1261 Centre St., Newton, 617-645-1360
Stroll 1.8 acres of manicured greens, splash in the heated pool, and then get some rest on the outdoor stone patio at this stunning over-8,700-square-feet home. Rain on the Fourth of July? No problem! Your guests can move inside to the gourmet kitchen and banquet-sized dining room. Kathryn Alphas Richlen, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Weston, 781-507-1650
Invite friends and family to this extensively renovated, six-bedroom 1900s-era Colonial estate, complete with a wine cellar, gourmet kitchen, swimming pool, and gorgeous guest house. Guests can linger—cocktails in hand, of course—on the multiple balconies, the mahogany porch, and the rolling lawn throughout the festivities. Mizner & Simon Team, Benoit Mizner & Simon Co., 781-894-8282
This four-bedroom penthouse has a modern feel to it with an open floor plan and skylights. It also features a 1,100-square-foot outdoor patio, which includes an outdoor kitchen and grill, a lounge area with a fireplace, and a glass-enclosed dining room. Add fantastic views of the city and fireworks to the mix, and it's the perfect place for an Independence Day party. William Montero, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty, 617-375-6900
Turn the Fourth of July into a sporting event—this eight-bedroom home has a regulation-size basketball court, a stunning indoor pool with a two-story water slide and poolside bar, a bowling alley, and a classic movie theater. Outdoors, a 10-person hot tub with a stunning view, professionally manicured lawns, and a putting green beckon. Jared Wilk, Benoit Mizner Simon & Co., 781-237-8181