52 Athens Street #4

Built new in 2004 and subsequently customized, this top-floor duplex offers both open plan living spaces and defined rooms.
Unique to this 10-unit loft-style condo building are the deep-cut, custom-built wooden window frames.

Each window along its 3-sided exposure is fitted with custom solar shades.
A center island flanked by 2 accent walls serves to separate the kitchen area from the main living space.
Whether its cocktail hour or breakfast the next morning, the center island feature is a natural focal point when entertaining at home.
"On the 'kitchen side' the center island serves as an expansive workspace.', NULL) (85824, Channel_Center_35_501-25.jpg, "On the alternate-side, suspended open shelving and a floating desk define the perfect home office.
The kitchen features plenty of custom-made Europly cabinetry.
The stainless steel appliances include a Sub-zero refrigerator and an Amana slide-in gas oven/range with overhead microwave.
The center island features additional Europly cabinetry, a suspended (12390, East1st_881_201-20.jpg, "The center island features additional storage cabinets and a black-enameled gas range/oven.
All counter surfaces have been finished with polished carerra marble.
Adjoining the kitchen/dining area is a half-bathroom, for the convenience of friends and guests.
'Leading-off from the kitchen area is an access hallway to the unit''s 2nd means of egress.'
A utility closet houses the condo's heating + AC air handling unit.
A wooden-framed glass door provides both natural light to the unit's eastern exposure and access to the building's 2nd means of egress.
As a 2nd means of egress," the 'fire escape gantry' doubles as an unofficial outdoor space.' (3781, Bow_17_32-09.jpg, "As a 2nd or possible 3rd bedroom, the mezzanine features generous storage and an adjoining half bathroom.
Waterfront Boston is clearly visible from the fire escape gantry when zooming-in with binoculars.

Among the building details are the new Residences at the Intercontinental and I.M. Pei's Harbor Towers.
'Please note: The access to the unit from the fire escape gantry is secure + private and serves as a 2nd means of egress only.'
Back in the main living/entertaining space of the downstairs level of this duplex condo.
The southern exposure of the main living area floods the space with natural light.
'Leading-off from the main space are stairs to the unit''s upper-level amenities.'
Traversing the stairs to the upper-level of the duplex condominium.
The upper-level landing opens to a full bathroom and a 2nd bedroom.
The 2nd bedroom is large enough to accommodate a queen-size bed with side tables.

Alternatively, the 2nd bedroom can serve as an ideal home office or private study.
The 2nd bedroom features 2 sliding-door storage closets with custom-made closet built-ins.
Adjacent to the entrance to the main bedroom suite is a laundry closet featuring a stack washer/dryer unit.
The main bedroom suite is located at the front of the building and features a 2-sided window exposure.
The main bedroom suite can accommodate a king-size bed with side tables and includes a sliding-door storage closet.
Across the hall from the 2 bedroom suites is a full bathroom.
The bathroom features tile flooring and a tub/shower unit with a glass splash wall and tile tub surround.
The bathroom also includes a custom-built vanity with mirror.
A wooden-framed glass door provides both natural light from the southern exposure to the upper-level of the unit and access to the outdoor terrace.
The terrace is a rare outdoor amenity that defines this South Boston loft-style condominium.
With room for your private garden, this unit's open terrace also offers views of downtown Boston and the Seaport District.
The skylight over the top of the stairs filters natural light evenly over the upper-level landing.
Gas forced hot air heating and central air conditioning are ducted throughout the loft.
New amber colored, horizontal cut Bamboo flooring is featured throughout.
The entrance to the unit from the top floor common area hallway.
The front entrance to the building features an intercom system and secure, off-street mailboxes.
This unit is a new-build construction located at the corner of A Street + Athens Street in South Boston, at the edge of the burgeoning Seaport District.

Date Sold: March 1st, 2007
  • Top Floor Unit, South Boston Duplex Loft
  • 2BR/1½BA Duplex
  • 1232 SF±

Condo Fees: $238/mo. includes water + sewer, C.A.M., master insurance and professional management.

R.E. Taxes: $2784.16/FYR2006 with residential exemption.

  • 1 Deeded Garage Space
  • Pet Friendly Building
  • Private Terrace