Economy of design comes into its own in this spacious South Boston studio loft.
Converted 5 years ago and subsequently renovated, this loft is a perfect canvas for open plan living.
'Located on the 3rd floor
9-foot high ceilings and the open floor plan add to this loft's sense of space + light.
Original rock maple + oak wood flooring has been polished and preserved throughout.
The heavy timber columns with their original cast iron lintels have been restored, recalling this loft's industrial past.
A bright easterly exposure, from 4 large windows
(85849, Channel_Center_35_501-07.jpg, "A bright north-westerly exposure and high, exposed ceilings lend this unit an exaggerated sense of space + light.
The interior design of the space forms a natural bedroom alcove within the loft.
The bedroom alcove is large enough to accommodate a queen-size bed with side tables.
A twin-door storage closet is also featured within the bedroom alcove.
'The building is pre-wired with fiber optic throughout for high speed digital cable and internet connectivity via RCN.'
Vertical noise mitigation includes sheetrock and insulation between the ceiling beams.
A full bathroom is located adjacent to the sleeping alcove.
The bathroom features unique finishes including, tile flooring and a vanity with bright task lighting.
All 3 hanging wall mirrors are excluded from the sale of this unit.
The bathroom also features an integrated tub/shower unit.
The interior finish and clean lines are complemented by the timber beams and wooden floors.
Gas forced hot air heating and central air conditioning are ducted throughout the space.
Incorporated into the interior design is a 2nd alcove, which provides access to the loft's utilities.
The twin-door closet to the right houses the loft's utilities, i.e.
(165285, Fort_Washington_4-44.jpg, "The twin-door entrance (one glass, the other solid wood)
(39815, East1st_881_503_08-32.jpg, "The twin-door storage closet features custom closet built-ins.
To the left is the loft's in-unit laundry closet, complete with a vertically integrated washer/dryer unit.
Adjoining the main space is an additional twin-door storage closet, featuring closet built-ins.
'Next to the open kitchen is a formal dining area
A unique feature of the kitchen is its expanded workbench/bar-top that separates the kitchen from the main living space.
The galley-style kitchen includes plenty of cabinetry and a full complement of appliances, including: fridge
(17913, Beacon_280_42-10.jpg, "The galley-style kitchen is bathed in natural light from the over-sized window.
The entrance to the unit from the 3rd floor common area hallway.
The building conversion retained the original post + beam construction throughout the common areas.
The building features a new elevator, safety alarm and sprinkler system.
Both the lobby and elevator floors have been tiled with slate for added durability.
'Renovations to the lobby include new industrial lighting and paint work.'
The industrial look + feel 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
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