Contemporary urban living comes into its own in this sunny Dexter Ditson studio loft.
'Converted in 2001 and subsequently renovated
'Located on the 5th floor
'Banded by 6 windows and a bright south-easterly exposure
All 6 windows feature deep-cut, double-hung frames with energy efficient glass.
The original concrete flooring has been polished and sealed throughout the loft.
Clean lines and the interior finish accentuate the contemporary feel of the space.
Original warehouse details include flared concrete columns, recalling this building's industrial past.
A modern, linear kitchen is open to the main living space.
The kitchen also features plenty of cabinetry and overhead task lighting.
Whether its cocktail hour or breakfast the next morning the open kitchen is a natural focal point when entertaining at home.
The unit is wired for satellite/cable TV, high-speed internet access and an intercom station connected to the lobby entry.
The design of the main space forms a natural sleeping alcove adjacent to a twin-door storage closet.
Curtains strung along steel guide wire can be closed for privacy.
French doors adjacent to the open sleeping area open to a private den and/or 2nd bedroom.
Hubert - the dog - despite this semblance of permanence, is excluded from the sale of this unit.
Alternatively the private den/2nd bedroom can serve as an ideal home office or study.
Gas forced hot air heating and central air conditioning are ducted throughout the loft.
Adjacent to the front door of the loft is the entrance to the unit's full bathroom + laundry.
The bathroom features tile flooring, stone washbasin + dress mirror and a shower stall with tile stall surround.
Included within the bathroom is a stack washer/dryer unit.
Opposite the bathroom entrance is a twin-door storage closet, conveniently located by the front door.
The entrance to the loft from the 5th floor common area hallway.
2 new elevators provide residents with direct access to the lobby.
The entrance lobby of the 453 Washington Street loft condominiums (aka. the Dexter Ditson Building).
Significantly, the building conversion retained the original marble entry and mosaic tile throughout the common areas.
The building lobby features secure, off-street mailboxes.
The pristine marble staircase is a dramatic first impression to the residences at the 453 Washington Street lofts.
The main entrance to the 453 Washington Street lofts.
Access to the building is secure via a lobby entrance intercom system.
Exterior view of the 453 Washington Street loft condominiums - in the heart of Boston's Downtown Crossing.
Monthly rental parking is available at the Ritz-Carlton Millennium Towers, just a short walk down Washington Street.