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156 Porter Street #151 -
Boston MA 02128
1st Floor Unit, Porter Street Loft
Date Sold: June 1, 2005
Parking: 1 Deeded Off-Street Space
Pets: Pet Friendly Building
Outdoor Space: Common Roof Deck
Square Footage: 939 SF±
1BR/1BA + Mezzanine
Contact us about this listing
Onnelly: 617.512.1591
or Kathleen: 617.386.9110
email: inquire@loftsboston.com
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Style, form and function come into there own in this one-of-a-kind mezzanine loft.
Condo Fee: $201/mo. includes water + sewer, C.A.M., master insurance, snow removal and landscaping.
R.E. Taxes: $1,612.60/FYR2007 with residential exemption.
Converted 2 years ago and subsequently customized, this unit is one of 217 in a professionally managed building with high owner-occupancy.
A wall of northeast-facing windows fill the space with natural light.

Built into the soffit, above the windows, is the unit's air conditioning system.

A forced hot water baseboard, underneath the windows, provides additional heating.
The main space readily accommodates multiple living areas for dining, reading, listening to music, watching TV or simply relaxing.
Original warehouse details include the 14' concrete ceilings and flared concrete columns, recalling this building's industrial past.
The loft is distinguished by unique custom finishes including shelving units, closet built-ins and sleek cherry wood casework.
An open linear kitchen has been completely remodeled with plenty of upper + lower cabinets.
Additional kitchen improvements include bright recessed task lighting and upgraded stainless steel appliances including brands such as GE + Bosch.
A 4-burner gas oven/range with an over-the-range microwave complement the kitchen design.
The black granite backsplash and stainless steel counter creates a kitchen workspace as beautiful as it is functional.
A solid open staircase rises to the mezzanine level above the kitchen/bathroom.
The mezzanine can serve as a 2nd sleeping loft and combined home office.
Custom-built casework provides numerous storage solutions throughout the mezzanine.
The mezzanine level can also serve as a relaxing retreat from the main living space below.
The staircase + mezzanine platform creates a pass through to the rest of the loft's amenities, e.g., bathroom + sleeping area.
An integrated shelving unit is located by the bathroom entrance.
The bathroom features bamboo flooring, a floating washbasin with towel rack and a long dress mirror.
Adjoining the bathroom is a walk-in utility closet, which houses the unit's hot water heater + Burnham boiler for heat, a stack washer/dryer and additional storage space.
The tub/shower unit with subway-style tub surround is complete with sliding glass doors.
Another design feature of the bathroom is the built-in storage/linen closet.
Wall space by the entrance to the loft provides plenty of room for a coat rack and/or free-standing coat closet.
The bathroom and mezzanine level build-out creates a sleeping alcove big enough to accommodate a king-size bed with side tables.
The sleeping alcove is further defined by a custom-built open closet system.
The entrance to the unit from the 1st floor common area hallway.
Common area hallways are carpeted for noise mitigation.

All common areas throughout the building are ventilated and heated.
Each floor is accessed via 2 high-speed elevators from the lobby and a 3rd, freight elevator, for move-ins and deliveries.

All residents use the elevators to access the common function room and roof deck.
The common function room can be used by residents for social gatherings and condo association meetings.
The common function room features a kitchen area.
Adjoining the function room are two restrooms for common use.
Restrooms are large enough to accommodate disabled access.
Two glass doors lead out onto the common roof deck.
The roof deck is shared by all residents of the Porter 156 Lofts.
Boston's city skyline is a spectacular backdrop to the views over East Boston.
The lobby elevator bay is carpeted and features stainless steel elevator doors.

Please Note: A $400 security deposit is required for all move-ins, which is returned after move-in.
The impressive scale of the Porter 156 lobby doubles as great gallery space.
Adjoining the lobby is the building's mail room.
The mail room features secure off-street mailboxes.
Adjacent to the mail room is the management office with an on-site building manager.
The exposed concrete ceilings and supporting columns lend industrial chic to the Porter 156 lofts.
The aluminum and glass entrance provides a dramatic 1st impression to the inner lobby.
The building's outer lobby features a secure digital intercom system.
The front entrance to the Porter 156 loft condominiums.
A ring-road allows residents and guests to pull up close to the lobby entrance for convenient pick-up and drop-offs.
One (1) off-street, outdoor parking space is deeded to this unit — #164.

Additional outdoor parking spaces may be available for the residents at Porter 156.
The east end of the building allows residents to exit via the Embassy Suite Hotel, which offers a shuttle service to Boston's Logan Airport.
The Porter 156 Lofts are just a short walk from either the Maverick Square or Airport T Stops (Blue Line).

Minutes away from Route 1A, 93 North and the Ted Williams Tunnel with access to South Boston, Downtown and 93 South.
Square Footage: 939 SF± = Unit Footprint


Please Note:

The mezzanine level build-out, with its additional usable square footage, is not used to calculate total living area.
Exterior view of 156 Porter Street
Street-Level Imagery: Google StreetViews
156 Porter Street | East Boston Loft
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Contact us about this listing
Onnelly: 617.512.1591
or Kathleen: 617.386.9110
email: inquire@loftsboston.com
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