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18 Carlton Street #2 -
Somerville MA 02143
2nd Floor Unit, Union Square Loft-Style Condo
Date Sold: September 30, 2009
Parking: 1 Deeded Off-Street Space
Pets: Pet Friendly Building
Outdoor Space: Steps to Parks + Shops
Square Footage: 1384 SF±
1+BR/1BA open mezzanine
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Onnelly: 617.512.1591
or Kathleen: 617.386.9110
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Enjoy unique custom refinements in this converted former carriage house, loft-style home.
Condo Fee: $200/mo. includes master insurance and common electric.
R.E. Taxes: $3,932/FYR2009 without residential exemption.
Converted in 2005 and subsequently customized, this top-floor open mezzanine offers both open plan living spaces and defined rooms.
Numerous skylights and ubiquitous recessed lighting lend the unit an exaggerated sense of space + light.
The open plan of the main entertaining space easily accommodates multiple living areas for dining, reading, watching TV or just simply relaxing.
New amber colored, horizontal cut Bamboo flooring is featured throughout the space.
Gas forced hot air heating and central air conditioning are ducted throughout the loft.
Additional ventilation is provided by ceiling fans located in the 'great' room and the bedroom.
The northwestern exposure floods the lounge room area with natural light.
Wooden-framed french doors open to the unit's private sun deck.
The private deck is an ideal outdoor retreat when entertaining at home.
18' ceilings allow the mezzanine to be open to the main living space below.
A formal dining space naturally adjoins the open kitchen area.
A center island with raised breakfast bar divides the open kitchen/dining area.
The U-shaped kitchen features plenty of maple cabinetry, wine rack and stainless steel appliances including, a Jenn-Air oven/range, refrigerator + dishwasher.
All kitchen counter surfaces are finished in honed granite with the breakfast bar featuring an additional prep sink.
An open riser spiral staircase provides access to the open mezzanine living area.
Tulip, the cat, says... "The unit is pet friendly"
The mezzanine is a perfect additional living area separate from the main space below.
Alternatively, the mezzanine can serve as a 2nd sleeping area, ideal for visiting friends + guests.
The mezzanine can also serve as a home office and/or private study.
Robust steel tubing and diamond plate steel treads lend industrial chic to the spiral staircase design.
A short hallway leads to the rest of the unit's amenities, e.g., bathroom, bedroom + laundry.
The hallway is finished with horizontal cut Bamboo flooring and bright recessed lighting.
The bathroom features marble floor-tiling, custom-built tub/shower unit and operable skylight.
The custom-built tub/shower unit is finished with subway-style tub surround and a glass shower guard.
The deep-soaking tub is surrounded by a honed granite seating ledge.
The custom vanity features a vessel sink, large mirror with bright task lighting and an adjoining built-in linen closet.
Immediately adjacent to the full bathroom is the entrance to the bedroom.
The bedroom includes multiple skylights and can readily accommodate a king-size bed with side tables.

A wall of Ikea closet systems feature aluminum + glass door sliders with space organizing built-ins.
Additional storage is provided by a built-in walk-in wardrobe.
Unique to the bedroom design is the direct entry to the adjoining bathroom.
A sliding partition door opens from the entrance hallway to the unit's laundry room.
A Frigidaire Affinity series side-by-side washer + dryer are housed within the laundry room.
The laundry room can also house additional storage solutions including open shelving systems.
The entrance hallway to the unit can be decorated with a sideboard piece that can serve as a touch-down area.
At the top of the stairs to the 2nd floor unit is a private storage closet and room for a wall-mounted coat rack.
The stair landing leading down to the 1st floor entrance is a great spot to remove shoes and stow umbrellas.
Adjacent to the stairs leading up to the 2nd floor condo is the entrance to a stairway to the deeded basement storage + utility rooms below.
Traversing the stairway to the deeded basement storage + utility rooms.
This 413 SF± basement storage space is deeded for the exclusive use of the 2nd floor unit.
The basement is large enough to accommodate an additional home office and/or private study.
Alternatively, the basement could be built-out as a games + entertainment room.
Opposite the entrance to the basement is access to the building's utilities, e.g., hot water + air handling systems.
The private building entrance to the 2nd floor condominium.
An exterior view of the building showing the two unit's outdoor decks
The former carriage house building is set back from the street allowing 2 private, off-street parking spaces.

Please Note:

One (1) of these off-street parking spaces is deeded to the 2nd floor unit.

Square Footage: 1384 SF±
1+BR/1BA open mezzanine loft

Basement Area: 413 SF±
Exterior view of 18 Carlton Street
Street-Level Imagery: Google StreetViews
18 Carlton Street | Carriage House Loft
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Contact us about this listing
Onnelly: 617.512.1591
or Kathleen: 617.386.9110
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