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88 Kingston Street #7D -
Boston MA 02111
Penthouse Unit, Downtown Boston Loft
Date Rented: October 1, 2011
Utilities: Partial Heat/AC Included
Parking: Rental Parking Available
Pets: Please Inquire
Outdoor Space: Private Deck + Local Parks
Square Footage: 1479 SF±
2BR/2½BA floor plan
Contact us about this listing
Onnelly: 617.512.1591
or Kathleen: 617.386.9110
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This penthouse unit at Lafayette Lofts combines a simple design aesthetic with luxurious finishes to create a sophisticated urban abode.

Please Note:

* Fee(s) include: Broker Fee (equivalent to 1 month's rent), Move In/Out Fee (if applicable) and, a $16.95 Credit Report charge (per application — copy of photo I.D. required).

** Additional fees may apply if your employer uses a 3rd party verification service for employment and salary.
In addition to the partial heat/AC (i.e., tenant pays electricity for warm + cool air distribution — not generation), the monthly rental of this unit includes: water + sewer, common gas, cooking gas, trash removal and bike room.
The penthouse duplex lofts are part of a new construction addition atop a 40 unit condo conversion project completed in 2005.
The build-out and unique character of this duplex loft is an ideal canvas for modern urban living.
The main space easily accommodates multiple living areas for dining, reading, listening to music, watching TV or simply relaxing.
Unique to the penthouse duplex lofts are the gas controlled fireplaces.
Floor-to-ceiling glass door sliders, fitted with low E-type glass, open to a private terrace.
At approximately 150 SF± the private terrace is an ideal outdoor retreat.
High above the neighboring State Street + 1 Financial buildings... the moon was a ghostly galleon lost upon cloudless seas...

(With apologies to Alfred Noyes)
The view to the east takes in the rooftops of the numerous loft condo buildings that make up Boston's historic Leather District.
The twin stacks of the Tri-Gen steam plant dominate the southern sky beyond the head-house of the neighboring Dainty Dot building.
The southern tower of the Ritz-Carlton Millennium hotel + condominiums forms a dramatic backdrop to the west.
Ceiling-mounted line voltage track lighting and down-lighting are featured throughout the unit.
The predominant amenity of the lower level is a modern kitchen, open to the main living space.

Whether it's cocktail hour or breakfast the next morning, the kitchen + adjoining dining area are a natural focal point when entertaining at home.
The kitchen is a design masterpiece featuring a full complement of GE Monogram series, stainless steel appliances with custom cabinetry.
A fully vented extractor hood with heat lamp, sits over the multi-burner gas range/oven.
A Sub-Zero refrigerator augments the GE Monogram series kitchen appliance roster.
Granite countertops and a stainless steel backsplash creates a kitchen workspace as beautiful as it is functional.
The center island, complete with dishwasher and additional cabinetry includes a deep undermount sink with chrome pull-spray faucet.
Adjacent to the kitchen + dining area is a powder room for the convenience of friends + guests.
Ceci n'est pas une toilette.

(With apologies to Réné Magritte)
The ½ bathroom/powder room features tile flooring, a pedestal sink and a vanity mirror.
The penthouse loft has multi-zoned forced-air units for heating and cooling throughout the duplex.
The building is wired for satellite TV and high-speed Internet access.
The closed-riser stairway opens to the upper level of the duplex loft.
The top of the stairs opens to a spacious + sky lit landing.
More than just a landing, the space serves as a private home office den.
A skylight fills the spacious landing/home office den area with natural light.
The (inner) balcony opening allows natural light to filter down to the lower level below.
Adjoining the home office/landing area is the master bedroom suite.
A dramatic window-wall distinguishes the master bedroom suite from the 2nd/guest bedroom.
The master bedroom suite is large enough to accommodate a king-size bed with side tables.
The master bedroom suite also includes a twin-door storage closet.
Adjoining the master bedroom is a full bathroom en suite.
The en suite bathroom features tile flooring and a deep-soaking tub/shower unit with tile tub surround.
The en suite bathroom also features a custom vanity with marble counter.
A vanity mirror, bright task lighting and mirrored cabinet complete the bathroom design.
Across the landing/home office den area is the entrance to the 2nd/guest bedroom.
The 2nd/guest bedroom is also large enough to accommodate a queen-size bed with side tables.
A sizable walk-in wardrobe adjoins the 2nd/guest bedroom.
The other bonus of the 2nd/guest bedroom is the full en suite bathroom.
The en suite bathroom features tile flooring and a pedestal washbasin.
A glass enclosed shower stall with tile stall surround is included in the 2nd en suite bathroom.
A vanity mirror, bright task lighting and mirrored cabinet complete the bathroom design.
Adjacent to the 2nd/guest bedroom entrance is the loft's laundry + linen closets complete with washer/dryer unit hook-up.
Traversing back down the stairs to the lower-level of the penthouse duplex lofts.
Life safety systems, e.g., smoke/heat detectors, automated sprinklers, fire alarm and emergency lighting are newly installed throughout the unit.
In addition to the various storage solutions incorporated within the design of the loft, each penthouse has access to an individual basement storage unit.
An integrated video phone serves as an intercom to the front door with security camera and release.

A coat closet is conveniently located adjacent to the entrance of the loft.
The entrance to the unit from the 7th floor common area hallway.
Common area hallways are carpeted for noise mitigation and routinely cleaned.
2 new high-speed elevators provide residents with direct access from the lobby to each floor within the building.
The lobby allows residents direct access to the underground parking garage at the neighboring State Street building.

Rental parking is available at market rates on a per monthly basis: approx. $350/mo.
The distinctive floor/wall tiling adds durability and elegance to the newly completed lobby.
An elevator provides easy access for disabled residents from the street to the upper lobby level.
Secure off-street mailboxes is another amenity provided by the Lafayette Lofts.

Please Note:

All residents, whether owners or tenants have to pay a $22/hr (minimum of 4 hrs for security personnel to guard front entrance) move in and move out fee to the management company.
The front entrance to the Lafayette Loft condominiums on 88 Kingston Street.
The exterior of the Lafayette Lofts building, a recent brick + beam conversion with a new construction addition on top.
Lafayette Lofts are uniquely located on the corner of Kingston + Essex Streets, right at the intersection of the Financial District, Chinatown + Boston's historic Leather District.

Just steps to South Station (Red + Silver Lines), Amtrak, Commuter Rail and the interstate Bus Terminal... also convenient to I-93 and the Mass Pike.

Within easy walking distance to the Orange and Green (T) Lines at Downtown Crossing and Park Street.
The Penthouse duplex lofts are located in the new-build addition atop the original structure.
Square Footage: 1479 SF±
2BR/2½BA floor plan

At approx. 700 SF± of living space the lower level incorporates an open kitchen, dining + sitting area, a powder room and access to a private terrace.
Square Footage: 1479 SF±
2BR/2½BA floor plan

At approx. 779 SF± of living space the upper level boasts 2 bedroom suites with adjoining full bathrooms, storage closets, laundry + linen closets and a home office den.
Exterior view of 88 Kingston Street
Street-Level Imagery: Google StreetViews
88 Kingston Street | Lafayette Lofts
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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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