1 Summer Street #6

The three double door entrances create a dramatic first impression to the lobby of the building.
Open riser stairs lead up to the 'crows nest', which serves as the 3rd-of-3 personal rooms and/or private studies within the loft.

The design of the third level mezzanine is distinguished by a decorative wall stencil and other color accents.
'In 2006
As the primary sleeping area, the second level mezzanine has direct access to plenty of storage (15599, Howell_42_3-19.jpg, "As with the 1st bedroom, the 2nd is also flooded with light from it's south facing exposure.
Detail of the floating glass-trough washbasin with granite counter-piece and wall mirror.
Over-sized French doors open to a traditional drawing room adjoining the main living/entertaining space.
A deep soaking tub with its decorative accent marble tile tub surround is a highlight of the bathroom design.
Open glass shelving, mirrored wall cabinets and bright task-lighting are additional amenities within the full bathroom.
The view from the second level mezzanine up to the third level mezzanine.
Solid riser stairs complete the access to the 2nd-of-2 mezzanines (level three) of additional living space within the loft.
This unique 1+BR/2½BA multi-level, loft-style condominium conversion embodies a refreshing design aesthetic for contemporary urban living.
A storage closet/wardrobe is incorporated into the design of the third level mezzanine, below the 'crows nest'.
Looking up Bow Street towards Somerville's historic Union Square.
"Designed by architect Peter Quinn and designer James Stanton-Abbott
A 'sleeping loft' is one of the main shared functions of the third level mezzanine.
New hardwood flooring has been installed and super polished throughout all three levels of the loft.
The elevator opens up directly to the basement level with access to the underground garage parking spaces.
'The ''crows nest'' features open shelving
Alternatively, the second level mezzanine could serve as the primary sleeping area within the loft.
The underground parking garage was newly excavated and structurally stabilized as part of the building's rehabilitation.
'Left open the French doors allow a clear line of sight through to the main living space and the open kitchen beyond.\r\n\r\nAlternatively
Common area hallway leads to the elevator with access to all levels of the building.
The 1st-of-2 full marble bathrooms employs a modernist design motif with an Art Deco sensibility, as exhibited in the accent floor tiling and wall surround.
A professional designer was commissioned to create a 'fun + comfortable' space that could serve the needs of siblings sharing the third level mezzanine.
A storage and coat closet is conveniently located by the foot of the stairs adjacent to the entrance of the unit.
'Other stainless steel appliances within the kitchen include a KitchenAid refrigerator and a Miele dishwasher.'
'The building lobby has been reconfigured as an inviting entry space imbued with a soothing blue color palette and a marble fireplace.\r\n\r\nAccess to the residential units within the building is secure via an intercom with digital name directory.'
Looking down over the main living room/entertainment space from 45 feet on up high.
The half-bathroom is finished with blue marble, a floating glass and stainless steel washbasin and a crawl space for storage.
An ancillary room adjoining the outer lobby provides secure off-street mailboxes.
14 foot-high stained glass-peaked windows lend the bedroom suite and main living space a tremendous sense of space + light.
Solid riser stairs lead up to the 1st-of-2 mezzanine levels of additional living space within the loft.
Bright task-lighting, granite countertops and custom-milled wood cabinetry creates a kitchen workspace as beautiful as it is functional.
Back up at the entry level to the building, the elevator provides access to all units directly from the lobby.
Currently used as a master bedroom suite, the drawing room can also serve as a media room with integrated TV (8698, Bent_243_6A-16.jpg, "Currently used as a photography studio, the downstairs area can be arranged into a formal entertaining space with an open kitchen.
A parapet provides for safe use of the third level mezzanine above the main living space below.
A formal dining and/or sitting area naturally adjoins the open kitchen space.
Located on the corner of Bow + Summer Streets, this seven unit condominium conversion project is a unique addition to the Boston-Somerville urban corridor.
A parapet provides safe access to the second level mezzanine above the main living space below.
The 'grand room' of the loft readily accommodates multiple living areas for dining, watching TV (99022, Beach_112_4-07.jpg, "The 'grand room' that forms the main space of the loft readily accommodates multiple living areas for dining, reading (182464, Lincoln_210_803_12-05.jpg, "The 'grand room' that forms the main space of the loft readily accommodates multiple living areas for dining, reading (103519, Lincoln_144_4-27.jpg, "The 'retail level' lobby also features secure, off-street mailboxes for each residential unit.
The view from the 'crows nest' over the third level mezzanine shared entertainment and sleeping area.
The roof trusses, supporting steel cables and original stone arch lend dramatic effect to the open atrium space within the loft.
Whether its cocktail hour or breakfast the next morning, the open kitchen with its integrated counter/bar (163814, South_102_2-14.jpg, "Whether its cocktail hour or breakfast the next morning, the open kitchen with its raised counter + bar (149552, South_90_4_10-20.jpg, "Whether its cocktail hour or breakfast the next morning, the open kitchen with its raised counter/bar (15748, Washington_453_11BE-31.jpg, "Whether its cocktail hour or breakfast the next morning, the sitting area within the kitchen is a natural focal point when entertaining at home.
The top of the stairs opens to a hallway featuring built-in storage, linen and laundry closets.
The entrance to the unit from the second floor common area hallway.
The walk-in wardrobe has been re-purposed to serve as the 2nd-of-3 personal rooms and/or private studies within the loft.
Common area hallways are carpeted for noise mitigation and are routinely maintained.
Adjacent to the laundry is the loft's 2nd-of-2 full bathrooms featuring open glass shelving and a tub/shower unit with marble tile tub surround.
The second floor hallway leads past the stairway out to the open mezzanine level.
A ships ladder leads up to a huge built-out attic space, which houses the loft's 2nd-of-2 HVAC systems and plenty of storage space.
Detail of the decorative accent piece and stencils on the landing wall of the third level access stairs.
The stairway up to the third level mezzanine has been artfully finished with metallic paint and a decorative accent piece on the landing wall.
Another custom-built walk-in wardrobe provides additional storage solutions on the third level mezzanine.
An electronic ignition 4-burner gas stove cook-top is set into the granite counter with a retractable extractor fan overhead.
A half-bathroom is located on the lower level of the loft adjacent to the main living space, kitchen and dining area.
Two (2) heated garage parking spaces, with surrounding space for bicycles and some storage (12459, Porter_156_415-44.jpg, "Two (2) indoor garage parking spaces (#59 + #60) are deeded to this unit.
The bathroom also features the convenience of a separate shower stall with a glass swing-door and black marble tile stall surround.
'A faux tile stainless steel backsplash is a sophisticated accent piece behind the deep undermount washbasin/sink.'
A walk-in wardrobe provides additional storage solutions on the second level mezzanine.
'Currently the second level mezzanine serves as a lounge room/entertainment space and a home office/study.'
In addition, the third level mezzanine serves as an alternative entertainment space separate from the rest of the loft.
Custom pink marble, bright task-lighting (113065, East_2nd_559_1-21.jpg, "Custom solar shades cover the 2nd bedroom's southeast-facing windows.
The loft is wired throughout for Comcast TV and Internet access.

Date Sold: January 29th, 2013
  • 2nd Floor Unit, Converted Church Loft
  • multi-level floor plan
  • 2465 SF±

Condo Fees: $680/mo. includes water + sewer, C.A.M., elevator maintenance, master insurance + on-site management.

R.E. Taxes: $9,665.96/FYR2011 with residential exemption.

  • 2 Deeded Garage Spaces
  • Pet Friendly Building
  • Steps to Local Parks + Shops