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881 East 1st Street #302 -
Boston MA 02127
3rd Floor Unit, South Boston Loft
Date Sold: June 30, 2006
Parking: 1 Deeded Off-Street Space
Pets: Pet Friendly Building
Outdoor Space: Common Garden + BBQ Area
Square Footage: 1375 SF±
open floor plan
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Onnelly: 617.512.1591
or Kathleen: 617.386.9110
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Live, work + play in this sun-splashed South Boston loft.
Condo Fee: $242.34/mo. includes water + sewer, C.A.M., insurance and on-site management.
R.E. Taxes: $3,280.11/FYR2006 without residential exemption.
Converted 5 years ago and subsequently renovated, 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.
9 high-efficiency, double hung, industrial-style windows give the loft a super-bright exposure with southern and westerly views.
The western exposure offers an unparalleled view of Boston's city skyline.
Eight supporting columns with their original cast-iron lintels lend dramatic effect to the main living space.
10-foot high ceilings and the open floor plan add to this loft's sense of space + light.
A modern kitchen, perfect for entertaining at home, is open to the main space.
The kitchen features maple cabinetry and a full complement of high-end stainless steel appliances, including refrigerator, wine cooler, dishwasher + disposal.
The center island features additional cabinetry and a gas-fired oven/range with a 4-burner cooktop.
Whether its cocktail hour or breakfast the next morning, the open kitchen is a natural focal point when entertaining at home.
Granite counters and back-splash create a kitchen workspace as beautiful as it is functional.
Adjacent to the kitchen is a storage closet and in-unit laundry facilities.
A full-size, stack washer/dryer unit is housed within the laundry closet.
Gas forced hot air heating and central air conditioning are ducted throughout the space.
A storage mezzanine is easily accessible via a ships ladder.
Leading-off from under the storage mezzanine is a bedroom alcove.
The bedroom alcove is large enough to accommodate a king-size bed with side tables.
Adjoining the bedroom alcove is a large walk-in wardrobe.
The walk-in wardrobe is fitted-out with closet built-ins.
A trellis dividing wall with curtains lends privacy to the bedroom alcove.
A full bathroom adjoins the main living space.
Bathroom features tile flooring and a tub/shower unit.
A vanity, decorative mirror and suspended glass shelving complete the bathroom design.
Original rock maple + oak flooring has been polished and preserved throughout the loft.
The open floor plan easily accommodates multiple living areas for dining, reading, working, watching TV or simply relaxing.
The building is pre-wired with fiber optic throughout for high speed digital cable and modem connections via RCN.
An additional storage closet is located adjacent to the entrance foyer of the loft.
The entrance foyer to the loft serves as a european-style anteroom, separate from the main space.
The twin-door closet at the front entrance houses the loft's utilities, i.e., hot water system and heating/AC unit.
The 3rd floor common area hallway.

The building conversion retained the original post + beam construction throughout the common areas.
The building features elevator access to each floor for all residents.
Both the lobby and elevator floors have been tiled with slate for added durability.
Recent renovations to the lobby (Spring 2004) include new industrial lighting and paint work.
The industrial chic 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 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: 1375 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
email icon Send listing to a friend
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