Sunday, August 15, 2010

1313 Washington | South End, Boston Real estate (Wilkes Passage) - Located just south of Boston's Back Bay is The South End, North America's largest Victorian residential district. With easy access to the Orange Line, The Commuter Rail and the Silver Line, the South End is a dream location for the commuter. Of course, the best way to see the South End and all of Boston is by foot, and the South End and all of it's attractions are easily walkable.

Wilkes Passage Condominiums are located at 1313 Washington Street, in the heart of the South End and just down the street from the largest Roman Catholic Church in Massachusetts and one of the grand architectural gems of the South End.

This two bedroom, two bath loft style home is located on the 6th floor. Offering 1,819 square feet of open living space, it boasts south facing views of Boston.

You'll enjoy gleaming oak hardwood floors throughout, custom class front cabinetry and the chic mosaic backsplash of the stainless steel chef's kitchen. Any cook will surely appreciate the high end Miele gas cooktop, Viking refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher, Amana microwave and a Fisher & Paykel oven. The open concept kitchen is perfect for entertaining friends and family with an urban backdrop of the city as well as a Phillips 13" flat panel TV.

Opening to a large living and dining area, this spacious, sun drenched space represents urban loft living at it's best.

The master bedroom features a large walk in closet, complete with built in storage and laundry hookups. The spacious and elegant bathroom is accented by unique his and hers sinks.

The courtyard terrace is the perfect place to enjoy the outdoors! Filled with seasonal plantings and flowers, it's an oasis unto itself. And of course, the large roofdeck offers panoramic views of the entire city. Walkable to anywhere, this unit also features two deeded tandem parking spaces.

Lovingly restored over the past 30-40 years, Boston's South End is an architectural wonder at every turn. Street by street, you'll find stately residences, one more dazzling than the next. Adding to the charm, many neighborhoods are clustered around beautiful parks and fountains, modeled after the squares of London. In fact, the neighborhood has more than 30 parks, including Peter's Park, located next door to this condo… one of the nicest dog parks you'll ever see!

A thriving arts community exists in the South End, from theaters to the Boston Center for the Arts and the Cyclorama.

The southern end of the neighborhood, south of Washington Street is filled with artists studios and galleries. The SOWA Open Market draws crowds of art lovers and shoppers from everywhere.

Are you a foodie? A people watcher? The South End is filled with restaurants, bakeries and cafes, from pizza to some of the best gourmet restaurants in Boston. With over 30 independent restaurants run by outstanding chef/ owners, you'll never go hungry in the South End.

If you enjoy shopping, unique and tempting shops can be found all over the South End, including here on Washington Street. From clothes to furnishings to soap to jewelry to dog clothes, this is a shopper's playground.

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