In Boston, aprivate patio, deck or rooftop terrace is one of the most cherished of urban amenities.Whether you seek spectacular skyline views, or a serenesetting for dining or reading, private outdoor spacescan be found in homes in virtually every Boston neighborhood at a variety of price points.Here are a few examples of private outdoor spaces in Boston condos currently on the market:South End: Huge Private PatioThis gorgeous 1bed condo has an enormous private patio directly off the dining room. This home at Gateway Terracehas an open concept living/dining room area that can accommodate a large table and is framed by a wall of windows, floodingthe room with light. This home hasa wide-open floor plan and contemporary finishes, and a gourmet kitchen with Fisher Paykel dishwasher and fridge, Bosch stainless steel gas cooktop and convection oven and granite counter tops.See more details for and photographs of35 Fay Street, #202. South End: Two Private DecksThis elegant penthouse triplex's top floor has a staircase to a private roof deck with sweeping city views. It has an additional private deck, and two living rooms! The beautiful 3 bed home has anexceptional layout and flow. The main living level's open space includes gourmet kitchen with marble island, Sub-Zero refrigerator, induction cook-top and a separate dining area leading to spectacular oversized private deck. The lovely living room has custom built-ins and marble mantle. See more details for and photographs of51 Worcester Street, #3A. Beacon Hill: Private Roof DeckA full size interior stairwell in this penthouse duplex leads to a private roof deck with city and Charles River views. This 3+bed home in the heart of Beacon Hill has been totally renovated to the highest standards. Three exposures providelight throughout. The elegant living room features a beautiful fireplace and custom built-in bookshelves. There is a lovely formal dining room, and a gourmet kitchen with custom cabinetry, honed granite counters, a farmhouse sink, sub zero refrigerator and a separate butlers pantry.See more details for and photographs of132 Charles Street, #PH. Waterfront: Private Roof TerraceThis 2 bed corner duplex penthouse at Folio, one of Boston's premier boutique buildings,has a spectacular 600 square foot roof terrace overlooking the Custom House and skyline. Floor-to-ceiling windows in every roomgive much natural lightto thismodern layout home. The open living/dining area flows out onto the beautiful terrace. There is a luxurious master suite with marble bath, double vanities, walk-in shower & an ample second bedroom withfull bath onthe second floor. See more details for and photographs of80 Broad Street, PH1105. Midtown: Private DeckThis distinctive 3 bed corner unit at the Ritz Carlton Residences offersunparalleled luxury and comes complete with a private deck, 2 valet parking spaces, 24 hour concierge services, doorman, and direct elevator access to Equinox sports club and 5-star Ritz Carlton Hotel. Professionally designed, this expansive 2,344 square foot homehas floor-to-ceiling windows with panoramic views of the Boston Common, Public Garden, and the Charles River. See more details for and photographs of2 Avery, #18E. Leather District: Private Roof DeckThis modern 2 bed penthouse condo hasincredible city views from adirect access private roof deck.The home's open floor plan hassoaring 12 foot ceilings and massive skylight. This home hasloads of natural light and the perfect blend of industrial features and modern elegance. The updated kitchen hasbreakfast bar, stainless steel appliances and granite counters. Located across from South Station, it is inclose proximity to all of Boston's best restaurants and the expanding Seaport District. See more details for and photographs of717 Atlantic Avenue, #8A.