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881 East 1st Street #203 -
Boston MA 02127
2nd Floor Unit, South Boston Loft
Date Rented: December 2, 2015
Utilities: Water/Sewer
Parking: One Deeded Parking Space
Pets: Please No Pets
Outdoor Space: Common Outside Space
Square Footage: 1053 SF±
open floor plan
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Onnelly: 617.512.1591
or Kathleen: 617.386.9110
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This artfully renovated South Boston loft offers the quintessential urban living experience.
The clean lines and interior finish accentuate the contemporary feel of the space.
Ten-foot high ceilings and the open floor plan add to this loft's sense of space & light.
The view from the loft looks over Pleasure Bay to the outer harbor, where a five minute walk takes you to Castle Island, Lagoon Beach, and miles of newly refurbished boardwalks.
The interior design of the loft forms a natural bedroom alcove.
The bedroom alcove is large enough to accommodate a king size bed with side tables.
The 3/4 high partitioning wall of glass brick encloses the bedroom alcove for greater privacy.
Original dark yellow pinewood flooring has been polished and preserved.
Modern track-lighting has been installed throughout the loft.
One (1) full bathroom adjoins the main living space.
The bathroom features tile flooring, tub/shower unit, pedestal washbasin and dress mirror.
The loft features high efficiency double hung, large industrial-style windows.
The eastern exposure fills the space with great morning light.
Vertical noise mitigation includes sheetrock and insulation between the ceiling beams.
A 2nd alcove is incorporated into the loft's design, which is large enough to accommodate a home office or private study area.
The 2nd alcove provides access to the laundry facilities and a twin-door closet (not pictured), which houses the unit's utilities, i.e., hot water system and heating/AC unit.
Gas forced hot air heating and central air conditioning are ducted throughout the space.
The spaciousness of the unit is immediately apparent on entering the loft.
A formal dining area can easily adjoin the open galley-style kitchen.
The upgraded kitchen features plenty of maple cabinets and a full complement of appliances, including: fridge, compactor, dishwasher + disposal.
A gas stove forms the centerpiece of the expanded work bench that separates the kitchen from the main living space.
Opposite the kitchen is a large twin-door storage closet.
The kitchen also features unique overhead task lighting.
Located by the front entrance to the loft is a twin-door coat closet.
The entrance to the unit from the 2nd floor common area hallway.

The building conversion retained the original post + beam construction throughout the common areas.
The building features a spacious elevator and state-of-the-art safety alarm + sprinkler system.
Both the lobby and elevator floors have been also tiled with slate for added durability.
Past renovations to the lobby have included industrial lighting and paint work.
The industrial chic of the lobby is further defined by the back-lit, suspended wire-mesh ceiling.
The building features secure, off-street mailboxes.
Access to the building is secure via a lobby entrance intercom system.
The main entrance to the 881 East 1st street loft condominiums.
A ramp to the building's main entrance provides easy disabled access.
Residents benefit from a private, off-street parking lot one (1) space is deeded to this unit.
Immediately adjoining the rear of the building is a paved, common BBQ area.
Adjacent to the BBQ area is a large, common, grassy back yard that extends all the way to East 2nd Street.
With common table and chairs, the back yard will soon feature a common vegetable garden.

Other out-door amenities include a 5 minute walk to Castle Island, Lagoon Beach and miles of newly refurbished boardwalks around Pleasure Bay.
Exterior view of the 881 East 1st Street loft condominiums.

Commuting solutions:

To downtown, the financial district, Amtrak train connections, the interstate bus terminal, ferries, the waterfront -- Take the #7 MBTA bus at the corner and you're at South Station (Red T Line) in minutes.

To Newbury Street, visiting Copley Square, or the South End -- Take the #9 MBTA bus and leave your car behind.

881 East 1st Street is also convenient to I-93, the Mass Pike and Boston Logan Airport.
Square Footage: 1053 SF±
open floor plan
Exterior view of 881 East 1st Street
Street-Level Imagery: Google StreetViews
881 East 1st Street | Seaport District Loft
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Contact us about this listing
Onnelly: 617.512.1591
or Kathleen: 617.386.9110
email icon Send listing to a friend
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