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1200 Washington Street #504 -
Boston MA 02118
Penthouse Unit, South End Loft Condos
Date Sold: February 27, 2006
Parking: 2 Deeded Garage Spaces
Pets: Pet Friendly Building
Outdoor Space: Private Terrace + Deck
Square Footage: 2400 SF±
open floor plan
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Onnelly: 617.512.1591
or Kathleen: 617.386.9110
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This stunning penthouse loft has been beautifully finished, using cutting-edge design, custom-made built-ins + casework, sleek modern fixtures + lighting.
Condo Fee: $565/mo. includes water + sewer, C.A.M., security monitoring, master insurance and professional management.
R.E. Taxes: $8935.16/FYR2006 with residential exemption.
Built 6 years ago and subsequently renovated, this loft is a perfect canvas for open plan living.
Located on the top floor, this unit is one of 100 in Boston's Laconia Lofts building with high owner-occupancy.
The main space of the loft easily accommodates multiple living areas for dining, reading, listening to music, watching TV or simply relaxing.
The interior finish and clean lines set the standard for modern urban design.
18' ceilings, an oversized skylight and a wall of windows lend this unique loft an unprecedented sense of space + light.
Custom-built casework defines a formal dining area within the loft.
4" wide, ebony stained white oak hardwood floors are featured throughout.
Open stairs lead-up to the mezzanine level within the "grand room".
The mezzanine landing provides direct access to the master bedroom suite.
South-facing windows fill the bedroom suite with day-long natural light.
The bedroom features a 42" Plasma HDTV + HDTV Tivo with built-in surround sound system.
The sleeping area is large enough to accommodate a king-size bed with side tables.
The bedroom suite is further defined by a wall of custom-built closets.
Storage within the closets is maximized by space-organizing, custom built-ins.
Adjoining the master bedroom sleeping area is a full bathroom ensuite.
The ensuite bathroom features an Aquatic jacuzzi tub (with a view) and a separate shower stall.
The shower stall includes a steam generator, 3 body sprays and a handheld.
The bathroom also features heated Travertine tile flooring, vanity with distinctive walnut paneling and large dress mirror.
The vanity is further defined by Travertine counter and undermount sink with media audio control recessed into the mirror.
An additional amenity within the master bedroom suite is a walk-in wardrobe with custom closet built-ins.
Leaving the bedroom suite opens back out onto the mezzanine level.
A utility closet houses the unit's laundry facilities and additional storage.
An open area of the mezzanine serves as a home office/private study.
With custom-built casework, high-speed internet connectivity, the home office is complete with surround sound speaker system.
Other custom-designed built-ins include these beautifully finished bookcases.
The home office/private study is open to the main living space below.
Green glass panels lend style and safety to the mezzanine level.
Directly accessible form the main living area, a private terrace is the perfect venue for outdoor entertaining.
The western exposure affords a clear view over the South End towards the John Hancock Tower beyond.
Zooming-in brings I.M. Pei's 1972 Hancock Tower into sharp relief.
A common roof deck (not pictured) provides an additional outdoor entertaining venue for residents + guests alike.
The entire loft has been wired with a multi-media entertainment system that delivers surround sound for radio, cable HDTV and a 1000 disc capacity digital DJ.
The centerpiece of the "grand room" is a 50" Plasma HDTV + HDTV Tivo with built-in surround sound system set into the mantel above a wood-burning fireplace.
An elegant bar area, finished with Travertine and overhead task lighting, is a perfect segue from the main living space to the kitchen.
Open to the main space, the wet-bar is a natural focal point for entertaining at home.
Glass racks and the undermount sink add convenient finishes to the wet-bar design.
Single-piece cut Travertine counter and backsplash creates a kitchen workspace as beautiful as it is functional.
Ceiling-mounted, surround sound speakers and a full complement of appliances, including microwave, compactor and Fisher + Paykal double dishwasher, have been integrated into the kitchen design.
Other integrated appliances include a Sub Zero refrigerator and a 132 bottle capacity, dual-zone, Sub Zero wine cooler.
Set between walnut finished cabinets and Travertine counters, the Thermadore gas range/grill and twin wall-mounted ovens complete the kitchen design.
A formal dining area with its dramatic chandelier, naturally adjoins the kitchen.
Adjacent to the dining area is a 2nd bedroom, ideal for visiting friends and guests.
With its bright, south-facing glass brick wall, the 2nd bedroom could serve as an alternative home office/private study.
A translucent glass panel door can be slid shut giving the guest bedroom greater privacy.
Custom-built closets and cabinetry provide the guest room with plenty of storage.
One half of the closet houses the media center, which controls the loft's multi-zone digital entertainment system.
Gas forced hot air heating and central air conditioning are ducted throughout the loft.
A 2nd full guest bathroom adjoins the entrance hallway.
Guest bathroom features shower stall with Travertine tile stall surround.
Other amenities within the guest bathroom include a pedestal sink.
The front door to the loft opens to a generously sized entrance foyer.
The entrance foyer conveniently includes a large twin-door, coat closet.
The entrance to the unit from the 5th floor common area hallway.

Common area hallways are carpeted for noise mitigation.
2 high-speed elevators provide residents with direct access to the lobby and/or garage parking.
Please Note: 2, heated, indoor garage parking spaces are deeded to this unit and are included in the sale of this penthouse loft.
The entrance lobby of Boston's Laconia loft condominiums.

Lobby features secure intercom system, off-street mailboxes and access to the trash room.
The front entrance to the Laconia Lofts condominium building.
The exterior of the Laconia Lofts building on Washington Street in Boston's historic South End.
Exterior view of 1200 Washington Street
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1200 Washington St. | South End Condos
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Contact us about this listing
Onnelly: 617.512.1591
or Kathleen: 617.386.9110
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