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881 East 1st Street #301 -
Boston MA 02127
3rd Floor Unit, Seaport District Loft
Date Sold: June 24, 2005
Parking: 1 Deeded Off-Street Space
Pets: Pet Friendly Building
Outdoor Space: Common Garden + BBQ Area
Square Footage: 1088 SF±
1BR/1BA+bonus room floor plan
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Onnelly: 617.512.1591
or Kathleen: 617.386.9110
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Modern urban living comes into its own in this artfully designed South Boston loft.
Condo Fee: $189.41/mo. includes water + sewer, C.A.M., insurance and on-site management.
R.E. Taxes: $2,194/FYR2005 with residential exemption.
Converted 10+ years ago and subsequently renovated, most recently with custom lighting and new stainless steel appliances, this loft is a perfect canvas for open plan living.
Located on the 3rd floor, this unit is one of 32 in a modest-sized, elevator building with high owner-occupancy.
A contemporary kitchen features maple cabinetry and a full complement of stainless steel appliances, including: refrigerator with ice maker, oven/range, compactor, Bosch dishwasher + disposal.

Please Note:

Since this photo-shoot, a durable tile backsplash has been newly installed behind the kitchen sink counter and above the oven/range.
Imported Mexican tile flooring delineates the kitchen area from the main space.

The gas-fired oven/range features a re-circulating extractor fan.
The large open kitchen makes for a home entertaining space as beautiful as it is functional.
The granite finish of the kitchen counter has been extended with glass trimming to create an expanded breakfast bar.
Glass shelving between 2 supporting beams serve as a decorative display feature within the kitchen.
A formal dining area is ideally situated adjacent to the open kitchen.
Adjoining the main space is a full bathroom.
The bathroom features custom finishes including, tile flooring, medicine cabinet, maple wood vanity with large dress mirror.
Other custom finishes include a tub/shower unit with a crown molding defined shower curtain enclosure.
6 large, high-efficiency, double hung, industrial-style windows give the loft a super-bright southern exposure.

Please Note:

All windows have been finished with newly installed 'accordion blinds' to mitigate the day-long natural light.
A uniquely designed sleeping area has been incorporated into the build-out of the loft.
The sleeping area serves as the main 'bedroom' and can easily accommodate a queen-size bed with side tables.
Within the sleeping area is a large walk-in wardrobe with California Closet built-ins.
9 1/2-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, lend industrial charm to the loft space.
Old window frames, suspended from the ceiling's cross-beam serve to separate a home office from the main space.
This is the only loft within the building that features a wall of exposed brick.
The interior design of the loft forms a natural alcove within the space for storage or workout equipment.

Please Note:

Since this photo-shoot, the alcove has been fully enclosed and remodeled into a 2nd/guest bedroom or home office den.
The open space allows for flexible room layout to accommodate 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.
The unit is pre-wired throughout for 'plug-and-play' high speed digital cable TV and Internet connectivity via RCN.
Gas forced hot air heating and central air conditioning are ducted throughout the space.
A laundry closet featuring a stack washer/dryer unit adjoins the kitchen.
The entrance to the loft features an additional storage closet.
The 3rd 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.
Both the lobby and elevator floors have been tiled with slate for added durability.
Past renovations to the lobby include new 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 one space (#20) 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: 1088 SF±
1BR/1BA+bonus room floor plan

Notes to the floor plan:

The photo-shoot does not depict the current build-out of the loft as shown in this original floor plan.

Current build-out includes the expanded kitchen, main sleeping area with walk-in closet and 2nd/guest bedroom or home office den.
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
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