Live, work and play in this artfully renovated South Boston loft.
Nine-foot high ceilings and the open floor plan add to this loft's sense of space & light.
The view from the loft looks over Pleasure Bay to the outer harbor, where a five minute walk takes you to Castle Island
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The eastern exposure fills the space with great morning light.
3/4 high partitioning walls form a natural bedroom alcove for greater privacy.
The bedroom alcove is large enough to accommodate a king size bed with side tables.
The loft features high efficiency double hung, large industrial style windows.
Original dark yellow pinewood flooring has been polished and preserved.
One (1) full bathroom adjoins the main living space.
Full bathroom with tile flooring and tub/shower unit, vanity and dress mirror.
Vertical noise mitigation includes sheetrock and insulation between the ceiling beams.
Gas forced hot air heating and central air conditioning are ducted throughout the space.
The stack washer/dryer unit is located in an alcove adjacent to the main space.
The heavy timber columns with their original cast iron lintels have been restored, recalling this loft's industrial past.
A formal dining area adjoins the open galley-style kitchen.
'Kitchen features plenty of cabinets and a full complement of appliances
A gas cook top and oven form the centerpiece of the expanded work bench that separates the kitchen from the main living space.
Opposite the kitchen is a large twin-door storage closet.
Care has been taken to provide flexible storage solutions including the numerous closet built-ins featured in this large walk-in storage room.
Located by the front entrance to the loft, the storage room also features a large twin-door coat closet.
The spaciousness of the unit is immediately apparent on entering the loft.
The 3rd floor common hallway.
Significantly, the building conversion retained the original post & beam construction throughout the common areas.
The building features a new elevator and state-of-the-art safety alarm & sprinkler system.
Both the lobby and elevator floors have been tiled with flagstone for added durability.
Lobby features secure mailboxes and intercom system.
The exterior of 881 East 1st Street.
Residents benefit from a private parking lot (space #18 deeded to this unit) and, a large private garden area.