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Blog :: 2014

Here at Boston Lofts, we know that it's difficult to stay on top of everything that's going on in the Boston real estate market. So, we have created this blog to keep you up-to-date on the most important news and insights from our experts. Check out some of our latest posts below and feel free to reach out to us for more information - we'd love to hear from you!

South End 2 Level Loft in Gorgeous Brownstone

DRAMATIC TWO LEVEL EXPOSED BRICK LOFT With 3 FIREPLACES!! Historic details and modern touches highlight this unique & gorgeous, HUGE two-level loft style brownstone with Private Entrance! High Ceilings, Skylights, First floor Open Concept Kitchen / Dining / Livingroom with Fireplace, Large Office Space with Custom Built-in Library Shelving (and fantastic elevated private deck off the office!)

1st level Master Suite with Fireplace and wide plank Pine Floors. Top Floor boasts second Livingroom / Bedroom with 12' ceilings, gorgeous hardwood floors, Butler's Kitchen and Wood Burning fireplace. Exclusive use of Patio, GARAGE parking and another outdoor parking space. In Unit Laundry / MudRoom. Bonus shed / "workworking" area! Pets are case to case basis. Available now! 

Take advantage of all the South End has to offer. 

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Price: $4,200 / month Size: 2600 Square Feet Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 3 Fireplaces: 3 Parking: 1 Garage & 1 Outdoor Space Location: 540 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA

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Paul Santucci Director of Boston Lofts 617.694.0004 paul@bostonlofts.com

Loft Style Kitchen South End

Large Kitchen highlighted by skylights and huge ceilings at 540 Mass Ave Loft in South End

Fireplace Livingroom Loft

ONE of the THREE Fireplaces in this Exposed Brick 2 Level South End Loft

Deck at 540 Mass Ave

One of TWO outdoor private spaces at 540 Mass Ave, South End

Gorgeous Master Suite

Gorgeous Master Suite with Wide Plank Pine Floors, Spa-Like Master Bath

Renovated, Open & Creative Boston Loft for Rent

The Spencer Lofts boast the coolest, "brick & beam" lofts north of Boston, and this bright, open concept factory-converted, top-floor home is an absolute gem!

HUGE ceiling height, oversized factory windows, exposed beams, beautifully renovated kitchen straight out of "Dwell Magazine" with Chinese maple countertops & kitchen island, polished concrete floors, updated bathroom with subway tiles / sleek cabinets / brand new in-unit washer-dryer, ceiling fan, pendant lighting, central air, assigned parking space, wonderful & active loft association! 

Price: $2,000 Size: 960 +/- Square Feet Bedrooms: 1 (open concept) Baths: 1 Parking: 1 Assigned Location: 60 Dudley St, Chelsea

For a Private Showing & More Information:

Paul Santucci Director of Boston Lofts 617.694.0004 paul@bostonlofts.com

Spencer Lofts 317 for Rent

Unit 317 at Spencer Lofts is the perfect space for living creatively and comfortably.

Spencer Lofts 317

BRAND New Kitchen at Spencer Lofts 317 features Chinese maple Countertops and kitchen island, pendant lighting, new appliances, sleek / modern cabinets

Spencer Lofts 317

Open, Bright, Flexible Loft Space

 

Sunny 2 Bedroom Cambridge / Watertown Perfect Rental w/River Views!

Perfect, Sunny 2 Bedroom Floorplan with Charles River Views from Balcony & 2 Parking Spaces!

229 Coolidge Ave - right on the border of Cambridge & Watertown and overlooking the Charles River - boasts a sunny, perfectly designed & immaculate home with 2 large bedrooms, beautiful bath (w/ Washer/Dryer), hardwood floors, great storage / closets, well-appointed kitchen, open livingroom / diningroom, private balcony (with River Views!), & upscale lighting. Located steps to the Lechmere T and Kendall Square, this is just under 850 Square Feet of "feng-shui" style living. All within a professionally managed & secure building. FURNISHED!!

Price: $2,350 Furnished Size: 840 +/- Square Feet Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 1 Parking: 2 Assigned (One is a covered space!) Location: 229 Coolidge Ave, Watertown MA

For More Information and a Private Showing:

Paul Santucci Director of Boston Lofts 617.694.0004 paul@bostonlofts.com

Fantastic Kitchen Opens up into Dining / Living Rooms with Balcony!

Large Master Bedroom with Gleaming Hardwood Floors and Wall of Closets

Bright, Modern Kitchen with Island and fantastic countertop space

 

 

 

Gorgeous Top Floor Historic & Luxury Loft-Style East Cambridge Rental

63 Otis Street, Cambridge, boasts an amazingly sunny, top floor, loft-style home with a perfect blend of top of the line finishes & unique details in former Historic Mansion. Located steps to the Lechmere T and Kendall Square, this is just under 1300 Square Feet of gorgeous luxury living.

High Ceilings, Skylights, bow windows that let air & light stream in, hardwood floors, central-air, incredible master suite w/floor to ceiling built-ins / window bench & fireplace, 2 spa-like full bathrooms & perfect 1/2 bath, fully appointed modern kitchen that opens up into a huge open living/diningroom with gas fireplace, all this AND assigned parking!

Price: $3975/ month Available Oct 1st (or flexible) Size: 2 Bedrooms / 2.5 Baths (w/Master Suite), 1300 Square Feet Parking: 1 Assigned Space

For More Information and a Private Showing:

Paul Santucci Director of Boston Lofts 617.694.0004 paul@bostonlofts.com

click HERE for more Photos!

63 Otis Cambridge living room

Top Floor Open Livingroom / Diningroom is framed by a fireplace and beautiful bow windows

Master Bedroom at 63 Otis Street

HUGE & Sunny Master Suite at 63 Otis Street boasts floor-to-ceiling built-in storage, gas fireplace, flatscreen TV, Window bench and opens into spa-like Master Bath

Well Appointed Kitchen at 63 Otis

Spacious and Modern Kitchen with High-End Appliances opens up to the Dining / Living Rooms

 

 

 

 

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  1. Robson on

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    Spencer Lofts in Chelsea Boasts Sunny Corner Brick & Beam Loft

    CORNER BRICK & BEAM BOSTON LOFT WITH PRIVATE ENTRANCE!! The Spencer Lofts boast the coolest, "brick & beam" lofts north of Boston, and this amazingly sunny corner loft home is the one of the most desirable in the complex. Located in the "Courtyard Building", this is just under 1000 Square Feet of gorgeous open loft living with a private entrance and patio in a lush atrium style setting!

    12' Ceilings, Juliet balcony & 9 factory-sized windows that let air & light stream in, hardwood floors, central air, mosaic tiled bathroom with radiant heated floors, modern kitchen with granite island, pendant lighting, ceiling fan, perfect East / Southeast Exposure, deeded parking, wonderful & active loft association! 

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    Price: $269,000 Size: 962 Square Feet Bedrooms: 1 (Open) Baths: 1 Condo Fee: $355.63 Parking: 1 Deeded Location: The Spencer Lofts, 60 Dudley St, Chelsea MA

    _____________________________ For a Private Showing & More Information:

    Paul Santucci Director of Boston Lofts 617.694.0004 paul@bostonlofts.com

    Spencer Lofts Boston
    9 Windows & Juliet Balcony let streaming sunlight into this corner loft at Spencer Lofts, Chelsea
    Spencer Lofts Kitchen
    Modern Kitchen with Large Granite Island open up into living/diningrooms
    Spencer Lofts Patio
    Private, Lush Terrace is the perk to living at the Courtyard Building at Spencer Lofts

    American Brewery Lofts in Boston Boasts 2 New Amazing Units

    This week TWO amazing lofts to the market just came on at the American Brewery Lofts in Jamaica Plain.

    Here's the details of these wonderful, but different styled lofts:

    Unit 418 - $299,000

    Sleek, sophisticated & modern loft space boasts ultra-cool kitchen w/stainless steel appliances, butcher block breakfast bar, modern white cabinets, sea glass colored tiled bath w/ vessel sink, bamboo & tile flooring, great built-in storage, and juliet balcony! Size: 649 SF Studio Baths: 1 Full Condo Fee: $403 (Includes: Gas, Heat, Hot Water, Elevator, etc etc!) Parking: 1 Garage Space

    Unit 224- $515,000

    Incredibly unique & timeless true loft space combines classic elegance & modern comforts: 12 foot ceilings, stained glass, arched windows, original wainscotting, crown molding, incredible kitchen with huge kitchen island & custom lighting, are among the features of this loft gem!

    Size: 955 SF One Bedroom Baths: 1 Full &  1/2 Bath Condo Fee: $478 (Includes: Gas, Heat, Hot Water, Elevator, etc etc!) Parking: 1 Garage Space

    The American Brewery Lofts are at the northern tip of Jamaica Plain, a quick commute into the heart of Boston, while taking advantage of all that the amazing & vibrant neighborhood of JP has to offer. It is also super-convenient to the Longwood Medical area. The professionally managed building includes a common outdoor courtyard and fitness center.

    For more info and a private showing, contact: Paul Santucci, Director of Boston Lofts 617.694.0004

    Unit 224 American Brewery Lofts

    Unit 224 Boasts Classic Style and Modern Comforts

    American Brewery Lofts Kitchen

    OUTSTANDING Kitchen at Unit 224

    Modern Livingroom American Brewery Lofts

    Modern Livingroom at Unit 418, American Brewery Lofts

    Sleek and Contemporary Kitchen

    Sleek and Contemporary Loft Kitchen, Unit 418

     

     

     

     

    Chelsea's Spencer Lofts Boasts Corner "Brick & Beam" Boston Loft

    PRCORNER BRICK & BEAM BOSTON LOFT WITH PRIVATE ENTRANCE!! The Spencer Lofts boast the coolest, "brick & beam" lofts north of Boston, and this amazingly sunny corner loft home is the one of the most desirable in the complex. Located in the "Courtyard Building", this is just under 1000 Square Feet of gorgeous open loft living with a private entrance and patio in a lush atrium style setting!

    12' Ceilings, Juliet balcony & 9 factory-sized windows that let air & light stream in, hardwood floors, central air, mosaic tiled bathroom with radiant heated floors, modern kitchen with granite island, pendant lighting, ceiling fan, perfect East / Southeast Exposure, deeded parking, wonderful & active loft association! 

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    Price: $269,000 Size: 962 Square Feet Bedrooms: 1 (Open) Baths: 1 Condo Fee: $355.63 Parking: 1 Deeded Location: The Spencer Lofts, 60 Dudley St, Chelsea MA

    _____________________________ For a Private Showing & More Information:

    Paul Santucci Director of Boston Lofts 617.694.0004 paul@bostonlofts.com

    Spencer Lofts Boston

    9 Windows & Juliet Balcony let streaming sunlight into this corner loft at Spencer Lofts, Chelsea

    Spencer Lofts Kitchen

    Modern Kitchen with Large Granite Island open up into living/diningrooms

    Spencer Lofts Patio

    Private, Lush Terrace is the perk to living at the Courtyard Building at Spencer Lofts

    Charleston Chew Loft - New to Market 2 Bedroom

    Introducing a splendid 2 Bedroom layout at the Charleston Chew Lofts. This floor plan offers complete room separation with each bedroom allowing for its own direct access to the centered bathroom. With bamboo flooring throughout & sand blasted exposed beams and ceiling, this loft is an urban gem. Metropolitan made Maple kitchen cabinets, granite counters & stainless steel appliances create a clean sleek look while the 11 foot exposed grey brick wall encases a 3 panel glass slider leading to a private balcony. This North West facing loft provides an open concept while simultaneously offering the flexibility of 2 bedrooms. To the left of the slider is a useful wood-burning stove. Enter the Master Bedroom via a 12 light glass French door. BR is equipped with a large custom closet, a ceiling fan with along with direct bathroom access. Equipped with an in unit washer dryer, private balcony and deeded parking, if you've looked for a comfortable 2 bedroom true loft near Boston, look no further.

    www.CharlestonChewLofts.com

    Listing Details PRICE $335,000 SIZE  769 Square Feet CONDO FEE $225 PARKING 1 Outdoor Deeded Space

    for more information and a private showing: Paul Santucci Director of Boston Lofts 617.694.0004

    Charleston Chew Lofts

    South End Loft Sales 2014 Market Data

    2014 LOFT SALES

    South End: Number of Lofts Sold: 26 Average List Price: $713,500 Average Sale Price: $711,619 Average Days on Market: 48 Average Price Per Square Foot: $699 Most Expensive Loft SOLD: $2,010,000 Least Expensive Loft SOLD: $349,000

    Boston (includes all neighborhoods): Number of Lofts Sold: 105 Average List Price: $704,932 Average Sale Price: $697,493 Average Days on Market: 52 Average Price Per Square Foot: $555 Most Expensive Loft SOLD: $5,200,000 Least Expensive Loft SOLD: $275,000

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    2013 LOFT SALES

    South End: Number of Lofts Sold: 80 Average List Price: $672,674 Average Sale Price: $670,405 Average Days on Market: 35 Average Price Per Square Foot: $622 Most Expensive Loft SOLD: $1,653,000 Least Expensive Loft SOLD: $195,000

    Boston (includes all neighborhoods): Number of Lofts Sold: 359 Average List Price: $618,741 Average Sale Price: $609,613 Average Days on Market: 46 Average Price Per Square Foot: $538 Most Expensive Loft SOLD: $4,150,000 Least Expensive Loft SOLD: $186,000

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    2012 LOFT SALES

    South End: Number of Lofts Sold: 67 Average List Price: $655,573 Average Sale Price: $643,267 Average Days on Market: 85 Average Price Per Square Foot: $554 Most Expensive Loft SOLD: $2,495,500 Least Expensive Loft SOLD: $165,000

    Boston (includes all neighborhoods): Number of Lofts Sold: 350 Average List Price: $580,297 Average Sale Price: $561,326 Average Days on Market: 93 Average Price Per Square Foot: $480 Most Expensive Loft SOLD: $2,560,000 Least Expensive Loft SOLD: $105,000

    *All information gathered from MLS

    For More information about the Boston Loft Market, contact: Paul Santucci Director of Boston Lofts 617.694.0004 paul@bostonlofts.com

    ArtBlock Boston Lofts

    ArtBlock Lofts at 725 Harrison Ave, South End

    Factory Loft for Sale at Porter 156 in Boston

    NEW TO THE MARKET - $399,950

    Porter Lofts | 156 Porter St unit 253 | Boston, MA

    Unique & Bright Factory Style Loft with soaring-ceiling height & tree-top park views at one of Boston's premier loft buildings boasts huge windows, hardwood floors, exposed historic factory features (concrete columns & ceilings, a wall of exposed brick), stainless steel appointed chef's kitchen with beautiful white cabinets, mix of track / wall lighting, separate first level bedroom, smart & custom closets, clean & crisp bathroom with side-by-side washer / dryer included. BONUS loft-space, perfect for office above kitchen & bath! All within a professionally managed, meticulously maintained building with an enormous common roofdeck (w/city views!), rooftop clubroom, adjacent to a brand new park, steps to the T. Deeded Parking included! Bright & Modern this is the ultimate in Boston Lofts Living.

    Price: $399,950 Size: 932 Square Feet (NOT including bonus loft area!) Bedrooms: 1 Baths: 1 Full Parking: 1 Full Deeded Space Condo fee: $274 Condo fee includes: Common Roofdeck, Water, Sewer, Master Insurance, Trash Removal, Snow Removal, Building Maintenance, Elevator Website: www.Porter156Loft.com 

    For more information and a private showing, please contact: Paul Santucci - Director of Boston Lofts - 617-694-0004

     

    Porter 156 living room

    Open Concept Living / Dining Rooms at Porter 156 unit 253

    Kitchen Porter 156

    Stainless Steel Appointed Chef's Kitchen at Porter 156