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Boston Real Estate: Options for Loft Living in Boston

Boston Seaport 4 bed condo#BostonLofts #BostonCondosIf you've ever wondered what exactly constitutes a loft residence, you're not alone. There aremore than one definition of a loft in the Boston real estate market.Some lofts consist ofone open space, while others have separatebedrooms. Some are decidedly industrial in style (think exposed vents and concrete floors) while others are what we commonly think of as the warmer "brick and beam" style. Still others are defined by clean, simple modernist lines. The one thing that tends to be fairly consistent among the various manifestations of the loft are an open floor plan and a flexible design. For those who like their living space to accommodatechanging purposes, such as entertaining or working at home, manyresidential lofts canfill thatneed.If you think you're a candidate for loft living in Boston, the downtown Boston neighborhoods have plenty ofloft building options.South Bostons Seaportneighborhood has severalloft style condo buildings. Channel Centerhas two buildings (25 Channel Center and 35 Channel Center), each with its ownstyle of lofts. Number 25 offers sleek modern units withfloor-to-ceiling windows and open kitchens designedfor entertaining in a newer construction building. Number 35 hastraditional brick and beam lofts, and modern amenities, within a readapted loft building. Both typeshave oversized living areas.FP3 is another Seaport loft building. Made up ofthree former warehouse buildings that were completely gutted and renovated, it hasa copper and glass connector and anew 3-story penthouse structure. There are penthouses with terraces, and there's also a common roof deck with some great views.Hereare some loft residences currently on the market in the Seaportneighborhood of Boston:35 Channel Center Street, #509 (4 bed loft at Channel Center)346 Congress Street, #302 (2 bed loft at FP3 Lofts)346 Congress Street, #414(1 bed loft at FP3 Lofts)

Some otherSeaport loft options areAllele Lofts, the Lofts at 36A, the Macallen building and the Court Square Press Lofts. The Lofts at 36A features Zen-inspired bathrooms and floor-to-ceiling windows. Next door at Allele Lofts, residents enjoy beautiful bamboo floors, and private balconies and terraces. The LEED-certified Macallen has a sleek, non-smoking green environment, and its sister building, the Court Square Press Lofts, appeals tothose who like exposed bricks and beams andold wide plank wood floors. Units in these buildings are in veryclose proximity to Broadway Station and the South End, making them an excellent alternative for those who cant afford to buy in the heart of the city.Boston's Leather Districtis another area with loft residences. Many of its century-old factory and warehouse buildingshave been converted into stylish new residential lofts.Bostons Waterfront neighborhood has the Strada condo building, which had a luxury loft renovation around 2004. The lofts here have extralarge windows and great Boston Harbor or skyline views.There are many more options for loft living in Boston Downtown neighborhoods. If youd like to see any, please contact me to schedule a viewing.Ifyou have plans to relocate to Bostonor are thinking about where to live, I'm always ready to help with your questions about buying or selling Boston homes.Please call meat617-584-9790, or email me using the blue link right below. Boston real estate 

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