The Laconia Lofts, located in the heart of the burgeoning South End arts district, is home to 99 unique loft-style residences. Since many of the original buyers purchased the lofts in a “raw” state, the building boasts an incredible variety of interior finishes, sizes and prices, which makes it both distinctive and desirable to buyers looking for an alternative to the traditional Boston brownstone. There building features some open live/work space spaces,among the highest ceilings in Boston, expansive windows that capture exquisite light, central air, underground garage parking, and a common roof deck with stunning views of the city. Most homes offer hardwood or concrete floors and granite and stainless steel appliances, and many include a private outdoor space. The building is home to a large number of practicing artist owners and includes a gallery dedicated to the promotion of the arts in the South End and beyond. Laconia Lofts is located in a highly desirable and eclectic neighborhood, with a park right across the street (complete with tennis courts) and quick access to popular restaurants and cafés, the MBTA’s new Silver Line, Routes 93, the Mass Pike, and Logan Airport.
Located in the historic Back Bay, The Barnes Mansion was built as a single family home in 1910 and converted to condos in 1998 after a comprehensive gut-rehab and renovation. The building has retained the graceful feel of a private home with beautiful period detail and features elegant common areas, including a lobby with a fountain and a landscaped courtyard. Homes range from one- to three-bedrooms, and some offer private patios or terraces. Features vary based on owner updates and renovations. The building’s central location makes for easy travel to public transportation, the Charles River, Kenmore Square, Fenway Park, the Emerald Necklace parks and the unique shops and trendy restaurants on Newbury Street.
The Somerset is a classic, seven-story stone and concrete building with turn of the century charm and the modern amenities of a full service luxury building. Residents have the benefits of a 24/7 concierge, a new fitness room, and a rare outdoor pool and patio with a BBQ area exclusively for residents, adding a unique social component to living here. Garage parking is one of the desirable features of this building, either included or for rent. Residences range in size from studios to four bedrooms, predominantly on one living level, and finish levels vary. The desirable Back Bay location is just a block from the T; a quick walk to Newbury Street’s fashionable shops and restaurants as well as the Prudential Center and Copley Place malls; and within walking distance to Symphony Hall, the Berklee School of Music and Northeastern University. Access to Storrow Drive and Longwood Medical area are very convenient, too. With the Esplanade nearby and Commonwealth Mall right outside your door, you’ll have ready access to pathways and green space for exercise, enjoyment, and walking your dog.
Located in Charlestown’s historic Navy Yard, Parris Landing is a stunning conversion of a former nautical machine shop into a luxury community designed by the renowned Philippe Starck. With its heritage shipyard appearance, Parris Landing consists of 367 units within five buildings among beautifully landscaped grounds, and offers floor plans ranging from studios to two-plus bedroom triplex units with a roof deck. Finishes include hardwood and carpet, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, and many units offer breathtaking views of the Boston Harbor and skyline. Numerous full-service amenities include on-site management, a 24-hour concierge, deeded garage parking, a 2,800 square foot fitness center, community room, business center and an outdoor heated pool. Offering an opportune lifestyle for those who work in the city, but want a more serene setting to call home, Parris Landing is conveniently located steps from the water shuttle and a short ride to Boston’s financial district, a short walk to Boston’s North End and is easily accessible to Route I-93 as well as MBTA transportation.
Lincoln Wharf, a 10 story, brick and stone building, is situated on the primary footpath of Boston’s North End waterfront between Battery Wharf and Union Wharf and adjacent to Burroughs Wharf. It dates back to the 1700s and was converted to a residential building in the early 1980s by the MBTA, becoming the nation’s first residential condo conversion of a power plant. This historical brick building was remodeled again in 2008 and has a variety of floor plans for one-, two- and three-bedroom condominiums. Some units have been updated extensively, boast exceptional views of Boston’s harbor and skyline and have a private balcony. Amenities include a concierge, fitness center, lushly landscaped garden/grounds. The location provides easy access to public transportation, major highways, restaurants and shopping in the historic North End and it’s steps from downtown Boston, the up and coming Seaport area and all of the waterfront attractions.
Lewis Wharf is a charming, six-story brick and stone building on Boston’s waterfront. Originally built in the 1830s as a home to clipper ships, the building was converted to condominiums in 1972. The 90 residences located on the top four floors are distinguished with high ceilings, original exposed brick walls and pine beams, and many offer private balconies and exceptional water views. The first two levels consist of 41 commercial spaces. Residents benefit from amenities including a concierge, seasonal outdoor pool, beautifully landscaped gardens, a common roof top, and secure reserved parking (rental). Situated between Commercial and Union Wharfs, Lewis Wharf is conveniently located minutes from the historic and culturally rich North End with its many restaurants, cafes and boutiques, as well Boston’s HarborWalk attractions, the Financial District, Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall. The T is a short walk, making the lifestyle here very easy and accessible.