This picture-perfect city abode has been masterfully finished
Ricciuti Woodworks of Arlington, MA fabricated the living room custom wall unit that contains drawers
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Originally built in 1930, this space was completely renovated in 2004 and is one of 33 units in a medium sized elevator building.
'Benjamin Moore paint and Lutron "Diva" recessed lighting on dimmers give this unit an exaggerated sense of space + light.'
Excluding the entrance, kitchen + bathroom
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The large front-facing, double window fills the unit with natural light.
The galley-style kitchen is bathed in natural light from the over-sized window.
Ricciuti Woodworks fashioned the cabinetry to match the other wall units throughout the condo.
The galley kitchen area is finished with limestone floor tiling.
The kitchen also features Corian counters, a deep stainless steel undermount sink with a Vola faucet designed by Arne Jacobsen and a limestone tile backsplash.
The GE Profile drop-in electric oven/range is complete with a KitchenAid slide-out vent.
'A floor-to-ceiling pocket door is open to the main living space and the unit''s formal dining area.'
The formal dining area is a natural focal point when entertaining at home and features a Splügen Bräu pendant light designed by Achille Castiglioni.
Window bays are finished with sills faced with limestone tile that match the floor tiling and baseboards and include fiberglass window shades.
All radiator grills throughout the unit have been refurbished with stainless steel.
Left open, the pocket doors allow a clear line of sight through the kitchen to the bedroom beyond.
The bedroom is large enough to accommodate a king-size bed with side tables.
The bedroom features another Ricciuti Woodworks inspired wall unit complete with custom closet built-ins.
The bedroom area also benefits from a bright front-facing exposure.
A Corian counter built-in doubles as a home office nook within the bedroom.
The John Hancock Tower is a dramatic backdrop to the view from the condo.
A full bathroom ensuite adjoins the bedroom.
The bathroom includes limestone floor tiling, glass-walled shower stall with glass tile stall surround and custom vanity with wall mirror.
The custom vanity is finished with a single-piece Corian counter with double washbasin and Vola faucets.
The vanity design also includes a Bobrick recessed stainless-steel medicine cabinet.
The shower stall is faced with glass tile from Waterworks and features both stationary and hand-held showers with Vola controls and soap holder.
Ceci n'est pas une toilette par Philippe Starck.
(With apologies to Réné Magritte)
The bathroom also includes an adjoining in-unit laundry alcove.
The laundry alcove houses a full-size Bosch Axxis series stack washer/dryer.
Modern urban living is defined by this Back Bay condominium.
'The building is cable ready for TV and high-speed Internet access.'
The entrance foyer to the unit is distinguished by limestone floor tiling and an adjacent coat closet.
The entrance to the unit from the 4th floor common area hallway.
Each floor is accessed via an elevator including the basement storage area.
A stairway to the building's headhouse allows access to the common roof deck.
The roof deck offers views across the roof-tops of Boston's Back Bay neighborhood.
The common roof deck is a great outdoor amenity that all residents can share.
The other feature of the roof deck is its view across Boston's Charles River.
Looking southwest over the Charles River Reservation to the Massachusetts Avenue bridge.
Cambridge and MIT fill the view right across the river.
The Longfellow Bridge comes into sharp relief when zooming-in to the north.
Outdoor furniture + roof deck maintenance is provided by the condo association.
The Prudential Center looks over the construction site of Boston's future Mandarin Oriental residences + hotel.
The stairwell leading back down to the 6th floor elevator bay.
The elevator opens directly to the ground floor lobby.
The elegant lobby is carpeted and features secure french doors with buzzer release.
The outer lobby includes the intercom system and CCTV for additional security.
The front door to the 280 Beacon Street condominiums.
An entrance canopy protects residents from inclement weather when stepping down to the building's front door.
The condo association controls a wait list for $75/mo. rental parking behind the building.
Otherwise, plenty of resident permit parking is available on the street.
The exterior of 280 Beacon Street located on the corner of Beacon + Exeter Streets in Boston's historic Back Bay.