Contemporary city living is fully realized in this elegant loft-style condominium.
Converted in 2000 and subsequently renovated, this stylish condo is a compelling urban retreat.
Located on the 9th floor, the unit is one of 23 in a medium-sized
(9887, Strada_234_901-05.jpg, "Located on the 9th floor, this unit is one of 108 in a modern elevator building with high owner-occupancy.
The open floor plan readily accommodates multiple living areas for dining
Distinguished by 5 oversized windows and a bright easterly exposure, the space is bathed with natural light.
All 5 windows feature deep-cut, double-hung frames with energy efficient glass.
The view to the north looks over neighboring roof-tops towards various downtown Boston financial district buildings.
Panning right brings the new State Street building on Lincoln Street into sharp relief.
Looking past the State Street building, down Kingston Street
(220338, Chauncy_42_9C_15-11.jpg, "Looking past the State Street building, down Kingston Street
(14729, Lincoln_Plaza_412-10.jpg, "Looking past the State Street building up Essex St., past Lafayette Lofts
(141263, Lincoln_Plaza_312-09.jpg, "Looking past the State Street building up Essex St., past Lafayette Lofts
(102834, South_86_3B-12.jpg, "Looking right through the fire escape over South Street towards the State Street building beyond.
16' ceilings and the open floor plan lend this unique loft an unprecedented sense of space + light.
Original warehouse details include concrete ceiling trusses, recalling this buildings's industrial past.
The predominant feature of the loft is a large custom-built kitchen, open to the main living space.
The kitchen features modern stainless steel appliances including brands such as GE Monogram, Miele and KitchenAid.
The kitchen also includes a stainless steel, double undermount sink with chrome pull spray faucet.
Granite countertops and custom-milled wood cabinetry creates a kitchen workspace as beautiful as it is functional.
An extended breakfast bar includes a ceramic, scratch resistant
(94399, Lincoln_150_2A-12.jpg, "An extended workbench separates the kitchen from a formal dining area and, serves as a breakfast bar.
The extended breakfast bar also features a wine chiller and a dual wall oven.
Whether it's cocktail hour or breakfast the next morning, the kitchen + adjoining dining area are a natural focal point when entertaining at home.
Unique to this space is the hardwood cherry floors featured throughout.
Adjacent to the main living space + kitchen area is a large bedroom suite.
The bedroom suite is large enough to accommodate a king-size bed with side tables.
"The bedroom suite can also accommodate a separate sitting area including a 'baby' grand piano!
The build-out of the bedroomn suite includes a walk-in wardrobe.', NULL)
(126199, Boston_Machine_Lofts_202-29.jpg, "The bedroom suite can also accommodate additional furniture pieces, e.g.
(12770, East1st_881_502-35.jpg, "The bedroom suite can also accommodate additional sitting areas.
'A huge "picture window" allows natural light from the main space to filter through to the bedroom suite.'
Pocket doors can be closed, providing the bedroom suite with privacy.
Adjacent to the entrance of the unit is the main bathroom + laundry room.
The main bathroom suite features marble tile flooring, a custom-vanity with dual washbasins
(16928, Sanctuary_Lofts_11-29.jpg, "The main bathroom suite jacuzzi is large enough to accommodate 2 people.
The custom-vanity is finished with a marble counter and features brass washbasins + fixtures.
The main bathroom also features a tub/shower unit with a marble tile tub surround.
Adjoining the main bathroom is a walk-in laundry + storage room.
The in-unit laundry room features various storage + closet built-ins.
Along with a stack washer/dryer unit the laundry includes a linen folding + storage built-ins.
'Immediately opposite the main bathroom suite
The 2nd/guest bathroom features marble tile flooring, tub/shower unit with marble tile tub surround and glass shower doors.
An ornate custom-vanity is finished with a marble counter and decorative mirror.
"Note the hideaway storage space above the 2nd/guest bathroom soffit.
A similar storage 'loft' is also built-in above the main bathroom suite's soffit.', NULL)
(163802, South_102_2-16.jpg, "Note the mosaic glass-tiled accent delineating the raised counter/work-bench section from the granite bar below.
The entrance to the unit from the 9th floor common area hallway.
Immediately adjacent to the entrance of the unit is the building's elevator.
Common area hallways are monitored via CCTV cameras and are viewable via a resident's home TV.
The inner lobby of 42 Chauncy Street features decorative lighting, wall mirrors and artwork.
The outer lobby of 42 Chauncy Street features secure, off-street mail boxes.
Individual units at 42 Chauncy Street are accessible via the intercom system.
The residential entrance to the building features the old steel plaque identifying 42 Chauncy Street as The Edison Building.
'Exterior view of the 42 Chauncy Street loft condominium building — located steps to Downtown Crossing