Live 'up top' in this sun-splashed East Boston duplex loft.
Built in 1912, this former warehouse building was converted in 2005 into 217 unique loft spaces.
This top floor duplex unit is part of the new-build addition to the Porter 156 loft condominiums.
Looking due south takes in the grand vista of Boston''s city skyline.
The unit has sweeping views over East Boston from its private balcony.
Even in the late afternoon the private balcony is bathed in natural light.
At over 100 SF± the balcony is perfect for outdoor entertaining.
An industrial-style, double-paned glass door provides direct access to the balcony.
18 foot-high ceilings and a wall of windows exaggerate this loft's sense of space + light.
An open linear kitchen features modern stainless steel appliances including brands such as Frigidaire + Bosch.
Open shelving and the sleek stainless steel counter creates a kitchen workspace as beautiful as it is functional.
A 4-burner gas range/oven and an over-the-range microwave with re-circulating extractor fan complete the kitchen design.
A spiral staircase leads up to the mezzanine level.
The mezzanine level features wall-to-wall carpeting and an ensuite bathroom.
The bathroom features tile flooring and a floating washbasin with towel rack.
The ensuite bathroom also includes a new tub/shower unit with subway-style tile tub surround.
Also adjoining the mezzanine is the loft's in-unit utility/laundry facilities.
The utility closet houses a washer and electric self-venting dryer unit.
The loft features it's own gas fired hot water heater and Burnham boiler for efficient forced hot steam baseboard heating.
The mezzanine level is large enough to accommodate a king-size bed and additional living areas.
Gas forced central air conditioning is ducted throughout the loft.
Robust steel tubing and diamond plate treads lend industrial chic to the spiral staircase.
Leading-off from the main space is the entrance to the downstairs bathroom.
The 2nd bathroom features tile flooring and a floating washbasin with towel rack.
The bathroom also includes a tub/shower unit with subway-style tile tub surround.
Plenty of wall space exists within the bathroom for vanity mirrors and cabinets.
The 2nd bathroom entrance foyer is large enough to accommodate a coat closet.
An integrated telephone serves as an intercom and door release to the lobby entrance.
The front entrance to the unit from the 4th 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.
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.
The 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 forms a spectacular backdrop to the view over East Boston.
The elevators also provide direct access to the underground parking garage.
Two (2) deeded indoor garage parking spaces are included in the rental of this unit.
Access in-and-out of the garage is via 2 remotely controlled roller doors.
The lobby elevator bay is carpeted and features stainless steel elevator doors. Please Note: All residents, whether owners and/or tenants have to coordinate their move in and move out with the property manager. The elevator needs to be reserved for the moves with at least a week's notice.
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.
Additional outdoor parking space is available for the residents at Porter 156.
The exit from the building's underground parking garage.
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.
Square Footage: 1014 SF±.
Lower Level: 600 SF± Mezzanine: 414 SF±