On The Market: 171 West 4th, Unit 8, South Boston

This penthouse condo has modern elegance and ease, accented by two private decks overlooking Boston.

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This beautiful penthouse apartment has incredible views and places to enjoy the summer months (Photo Provided).

“There are various places in South Boston with these kinds of views, but in two years there will be a development built next door, and the view will disappear,” says listing agent Christopher J. Perriello. In this penthouse apartment, you can rest assured that the view will not be going anywhere, as it faces Boston overlooking a police station, which has a low chance of upward mobility.

The interior shines with soaring ceilings and 18 large windows to let in the light, with stunning views of downtown Boston. The home is mainly contained to one floor with a modern, open living room and kitchen, a master, and a second bedroom, but also has an extra space on the top floor for flexible use.

The stand-outs in the home, however, are certainly the two private decks. One balcony opens off the kitchen to enjoy meals outside, while another large private deck opens off the extra room upstairs, currently being used as an office, with a more than 300 degree view of Boston. This deck is also notable because it has water, electricity, and a natural gas connection for the grill. This is particularly important as grills are illegal in Boston above the first floor, and while many homeowners have them, most would not be covered by insurance if something were to happen, a problem that does not apply to the natural gas unit on the roof of this home.

Walking distance to plenty of restaurants, bars, stores, yoga and cycling studios, as well as a close proximity to the Red Line and commuter routes, this home is in a prime location for multiple types of buyers. Just imagining sitting with a nice cup of coffee reading the morning paper on the balcony overlooking downtown, or having friends over for cocktails on the roof lit up by the city lights makes it hard to pass up this condo.

For more information or to schedule a viewing, email [email protected].

171 West 4th, Unit 8, South Boston
Price: $919,000
Living Area: 1,505 square feet
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2 full
Private Deck: Yes
Garage: Yes


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