Converted 5 years ago and subsequently renovated, this loft is a perfect canvas for open plan living.
'Located on the 3rd floor
The western exposure offers an unparalleled view of Boston's city skyline.
Eight supporting columns with their original cast-iron lintels lend dramatic effect to the main living space.
10-foot high ceilings and the open floor plan add to this loft's sense of space + light.
The center island features additional cabinetry and a gas-fired oven/range with a 4-burner cooktop.
Whether its cocktail hour or breakfast the next morning, the open kitchen is a natural focal point when entertaining at home.
'Granite counters and back-splash create a kitchen workspace as beautiful as it is functional.'
Adjacent to the kitchen is a storage closet and in-unit laundry facilities.
A full-size, stack washer/dryer unit is housed within the laundry closet.
Gas forced hot air heating and central air conditioning are ducted throughout the space.
A storage mezzanine is easily accessible via a ships ladder.
Leading-off from under the storage mezzanine is a bedroom alcove.
The bedroom alcove is large enough to accommodate a king-size bed with side tables.
'Adjoining the bedroom alcove is a large walk-in wardrobe.'
The walk-in wardrobe is fitted-out with closet built-ins.
A trellis dividing wall with curtains lends privacy to the bedroom alcove.
A full bathroom adjoins the main living space.
Bathroom features tile flooring and a tub/shower unit.
A vanity, decorative mirror and suspended glass shelving complete the bathroom design.
Original rock maple + oak flooring has been polished and preserved throughout the loft.
The building is pre-wired with fiber optic throughout for high speed digital cable and modem connections via RCN.
An additional storage closet is located adjacent to the entrance foyer of the loft.
The entrance foyer to the loft serves as a european-style anteroom, separate from the main space.
The 3rd floor common area hallway.
The building conversion retained the original post + beam construction throughout the common areas.
The building features elevator access to each floor for all residents.
Both the lobby and elevator floors have been tiled with slate for added durability.
Recent renovations to the lobby (Spring 2004) include new industrial lighting and paint work.
The industrial chic of the lobby is further defined by the back-lit, suspended wire-mesh ceiling.
The building features secure, off-street mailboxes.
Access to the building is secure via a lobby entrance intercom system.
The main entrance to the 881 East 1st street loft condominiums.
A ramp to the building's main entrance provides easy disabled access.
Residents benefit from a private, off-street parking lot -- 1 space is deeded to this unit.
Immediately adjoining the rear of the building is a paved, common BBQ area.
'Adjacent to the BBQ area is a large
'Exterior view of the 881 East 1st Street loft condominiums.\r\n\r\n\r\nCommuting solutions:\r\n\r\n• To downtown