Davis Square Lofts (located in yes, you guessed it: Davis Square, Somerville), are the quintessential "brick and beam" lofts in the Boston area. Located beside the MinuteMan bike path, this collection of gorgeous buildings are a classic factory brought to life. Today I had the pleasure of visiting a first floor one bedroom unit that boasts: polished concrete floors, huge exposed beams, oversized factory sized windows, stainless steel kitchen, ceiling fans, custom lighting, private patio (yes, you can grill out here!), garage parking space and heat, high-effeciency hot water included in the $2800/ month rent. Unit is available furnished, too! More information:http://www.somervillelofts.com/realestate/detailview/10//71307454
Blog :: 11-2011
Looking for a unique place where you can put some sweat-equity in and get a fantastic loft in return? Brickbottom Lofts in Somerville has just that type of unit on the market right now. Listed for $299,900, this upper-floor unit has 1008 Square Feet of living space that could use a little TLC, but the fruit of a little labor could go a long way. The current kitchen, although serviceable, would benefit from stone countertops, a backsplash, updated lighting and new appliances. The good news here is that the kitchen is in the perfect spot and is a great size for this space. There is also an existing island and overhead cabinets - so the footprint is there - it just needs that right buyer, with some flair to make it shine! The bathroom (once again: the right size and layout for this unit) would be a fun project for anyone willing to roll up their sleeves and crack open the toolbox. A tiled and glass enclosed shower, modern vanity and lighting (ok, paint is a must, too) would give this bathroom a boost. There are two bedrooms, however, the bedroom closest to the kitchen - if opened up so the unit becomes a true one bedroom- would increase the light and main living space would be extremely functional. Existing features include ceiling fans, double-entrance doors, factory sized windows, exposed raw elements (concrete), and a deeded garage parking space. Located in Somerville's first artist loft building (however units can be purchased by those other than artists), Brickbottom Artists Lofts are located next to the new green line extension, has easy access to 93 / 28 / East Cambridge / Boston, and boasts an on-site gallery, award winning common courtyard and vibrant community. Click Here To see more details about this unit. Click Here (www.BrickbottomLofts.com) to see what the possibilities of an updated unit could look like!
Heres a quick snapshot of whats been sold in the Somerville, Cambridge and Boston Lofts Market from January to October, 2011. I use the sold data instead of whats actively on the market due to the fact that only sold data can accurately portray the market accurately. All information is a reflection of MLS data: January 2011 October 2011 Sales: Somerville: Number of Lofts Sold: 28 Average List Price: $512,000 Average Sale Price: $496,000 Average Days on Market: 111 Average Price Per Square Foot: $363 Most Expensive Loft SOLD: $1,180,000 Least Expensive Loft SOLD: $310,000 Cambridge: Number of Lofts Sold: 40 Average List Price: $548,000 Average Sale Price: $539,000 Average Days on Market: 57 Average Price Per Square Foot: $446 Most Expensive Loft SOLD: $960,000 Least Expensive Loft SOLD: $305,000 Boston (includes all neighborhoods): Number of Lofts Sold: 223 Average List Price: $572,000 Average Sale Price: $552,000 Average Days on Market: 117 Average Price Per Square Foot: $482 Most Expensive Loft SOLD: $135,000 Least Expensive Loft SOLD: $2,145,000 For more details, I can be reached at Paul@somervillelofts.com or 617-694-0004
Launch of Somerville Lofts Im very excited to launch SomervilleLofts.com. After an extensive amount of research and marketing ideas we are live! And we are ready to service the loft market in Somerville and surrounding Boston neighborhoods. SomervilleLofts.com is the premier online loft marketing platform, whether you are searching to buy, rent or sell a loft in Somerville and beyond. We have created a website that features the industrys most innovative Map Search feature, making it easy to see whats available in one quick step. Looking for a brick and beam rental loft in Davis Square? Searching for an artist live / work Union Square studio? Or are you simply interested in open-floor plan and modern style condos in the Boston area? Youve arrived at the ultimate source! If you are interested in selling your loft what better platform to feature your property than this?! Beyond the website, we create a custom marketing package that ensures your property is seen by the active loft buyers and their brokers. Check it out - I'd love to hear your feedback.
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