May 8, 2021


Nuts about home

For $1.59m, Somerville penthouse drives model with garage doors

Soak up the sunshine in this stylish loft overlooking Somerville.

Initially crafted in 1894 to household M.W. Carr & Co, the Italianate-fashion manufacturing facility manufactured every thing from jewellery to photo frames before closing in 1995. Soon, it was converted into Davis Sq. Lofts, which perform on the building’s industrial historical past even though making snug and sustainable houses.

“It seriously is as opposed to anything at all in Higher Boston,” said Susan deRosas of Coldwell Banker Realty, who has the listing. “It’s virtually a five-moment walk to Davis Sq., but you feel as even though you’re in the region.”

Mentioned at $1,599,000, Device 5 is a 1,054-square-foot penthouse loft at 50 Howard St. that embraces an open up ground prepare and indoor/out of doors living. The primary area offers a shiny and welcoming living place and proceeds into a kitchen with substantial-conclude stainless-steel appliances, custom cabinetry, and an island with a soapstone counter and seating. But it is the outsized retractable garage-doorway-like wall with tinted glass and custom made blinds that makes this home specific. It opens on to a deck overlooking a koi pond, a ideal spot for web hosting meal functions or quiet out of doors gardening.

There’s also a garage-model retractable wall in the bedroom that qualified prospects to a second deck. The bedroom has an en-suite bathtub geared up with a steam shower and soaking tub. A nook off the bed room capabilities custom made closets, as perfectly as a mirrored nook best for yoga room.

The decks have a heat-reduction surface, the blinds are automated, the air-conditioning units are new, and the crafted-in planters together the walkway are new.

Describing the Davis Square Lofts as “a pretty neighborly local community,” deRosas explained the unit would be a great choose for any one searching for the two privateness and outside entertaining place with simple obtain to town living. “Definitely someone who appreciates creative and high quality architecture, and the best indoor/outdoor dwelling working experience,” she additional.

The device arrives with a deeded underground parking location.

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