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881 East 1st Street #201 -
Boston MA 02127
2nd Floor Unit, South Boston Loft
Date Sold: July 1, 2000
Parking: 1 Deeded Off-Street Space
Pets: Pet Friendly Building
Outdoor Space: Common Garden + BBQ Area
Square Footage: 1056 SF±
open floor plan
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Onnelly: 617.512.1591
or Kathleen: 617.386.9110
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100% pure loft living comes into its own in this artfully designed South Boston loft.
Condo Fee: $214/mo. includes water + sewer, C.A.M., insurance and on-site management.
R.E. Taxes: $2,861.06/FYR2008 with residential exemption.
Converted in 1999 and subsequently renovated, this loft is a perfect canvas for open plan living.

Please Note:

Current build-out includes translucent panels and a floating shelving unit that divide the space down the length of the unit between the wooden columns.
Located on the 2nd floor, this unit is one of 32 in a modest-sized, elevator building with high owner-occupancy.
10-foot high ceilings and the open floor plan add to this loft's sense of space + light.
The building is pre-wired with fiber optic throughout for high speed digital cable and modem connections via RCN.
6 large, high-efficiency, double hung, industrial-style windows give the loft a super-bright southern exposure.

All windows feature custom-fitted Hunter Douglas window shades.
A large twin-door storage closet is located adjacent to the home office console.
The eastern end of the unit makes an ideal bedroom nook, large enough to accommodate a queen-size bed with side tables.
A custom-built maple wall unit with open shelving, drawers and a TV hide-away is included in the sale of this unit.
The open plan allows for flexible room layout, accommodating multiple living areas for dining, reading, working, watching TV or simply relaxing.
Original rock maple + oak flooring has been polished and preserved throughout the loft.
A full bathroom adjoins the main living space.
The bathroom features custom finishes including, tile flooring, vanity with tall dress mirror and a galvanized steel open shelving unit.
The bathroom also features a tub/shower unit.
The heavy timber columns, with their original cast iron lintels, lend industrial charm to the loft space.

Additionally, unique custom lighting systems are installed throughout.
A modern kitchen, perfect for entertaining at home, is open to the main space.
The kitchen features maple cabinetry and a range of high-end stainless steel appliances, including refrigerator, dishwasher, double sink, compactor + disposal.
The center island features additional storage cabinets and a black-enameled gas range/oven.
A formal dining area is ideally situated adjacent to the open kitchen.
Decorative display shelving is incorporated between 2 supporting columns that separate the kitchen/dining areas.
Adjoining the kitchen is the loft's in-unit laundry facilities.
The laundry closet houses a stack washer/dryer unit.
Gas forced hot air heating and central air conditioning are ducted throughout the space.
The entrance foyer to the loft features an additional storage closet.
The 2nd floor common area hallway.

The building conversion retained the original post + beam construction throughout the common areas.
The building features a new elevator, safety alarm and sprinkler system.

Please Note:

All residents, whether owners and/or tenants have to pay a $100 move in and move out fee to the condo association.
Both the lobby and elevator floors have been tiled with slate for added durability.
Past renovations to the lobby (Spring 2004) include industrial lighting and paint work.
The industrial look + feel 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 1 space (#13) 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: 1056 SF±
open floor plan
Exterior view of 881 East 1st Street
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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
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