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881 East 1st Street -
Boston MA 02127
4th Floor Unit, South Boston Loft
Date Rented: June 6, 2004
Utilities: Heat Included
Parking: 1 Deeded Off-Street Space
Pets: Please Inquire
Outdoor Space: Common Garden + BBQ
Square Footage: 1040 SF±
open floor plan
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Onnelly: 617.512.1591
or Kathleen: 617.386.9110
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Nine-foot high ceilings and the open floor plan add to this loft's sense of space & light.
The heavy timber columns with their original cast iron lintels have been restored, recalling this loft's industrial past.
The eastern exposure fills the space with great morning 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 design of the loft forms a natural bedroom alcove, featuring a large twin-door closet.
The bedroom alcove is large enough to accommodate a king-size bed with side tables.
Opposite the bedroom alcove is another twin-door storage closet.
Original dark yellow pinewood flooring has been polished and preserved throughout.

Vertical noise mitigation includes sheetrock and insulation between the ceiling beams.
One full bathroom, featuring tile flooring, a tub/shower unit and a vanity with dress mirror, adjoins the main living space.
Incorporated into the loft's design is a 2nd alcove, which is large enough to accommodate a home office or private study area.

The twin-door closet (pictured) houses the unit's utilities, i.e., hot water system and heating/AC unit.

Heating is included in the rent.
The 2nd alcove also provides access to the washer/dryer hook-up.

A stack washer/dryer unit is not included in the rental of this loft.

Storage solutions abound with a 3rd twin-door storage closet.
Gas forced hot air heating and central air conditioning are ducted throughout the space.

Additional ventilation via ceiling fans.
The open kitchen with its high bar-top is a focal point for home entertaining.

The 4 custom-built bar stools are part of the loft's permanent furnishings.
The wall clock above the kitchen cabinets is also part of the loft's permanent furnishings.
A gas stove forms the centerpiece of the expanded work bench/bar-top that separates the kitchen from the main living space.
Kitchen features plenty of cabinets and a full complement of appliances, including: fridge, stove, microwave, compactor, dishwasher and disposal.
The spaciousness of this loft-condo is immediately apparent on entering the unit.
The 4th floor common area hallway.

Significantly, the building conversion retained the original post & beam construction throughout the common areas.
The building features a new elevator and state-of-the-art safety alarm & sprinkler system.

Both the lobby and elevator floors have been tiled with flagstone for added durability.
Lobby features secure mailboxes and intercom system.
The exterior of 881 East 1st Street.

Residents benefit from a private parking lot (space #30 deeded to this unit) and, a large private garden area.
Square Footage: 1040 SF±
open floor plan
Exterior view of 881 East 1st Street
Street-Level Imagery: Google StreetViews
881 East 1st Street | South Boston 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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