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On the Market: An Industrial Houseplant Haven in Chelsea

The soaring, sunlit condo is just one of two units in a building that claims two private balconies.


Photo by Cee Jay Sena, Senavision

950 Broadway #3, Chelsea
Price: $525,000
Size: 1,147 square feet
Bedrooms: 1
Baths: 1

On the hunt for a stylish loft with industrial flair and plenty of space? Snatch up these enviable Chelsea digs for $525,000. Five miles north of downtown Boston, this bi-level corner condo with a pair of private balconies is just one of two such units in the building. For even more fresh air and an elevated view, you can also take the elevator up to the massive, common roof deck.

The lot was once home to a car dealership, which was pushed aside in favor of a retail and residential complex in 2008, but the heated garage below ground remains for tenants to use. Upon entering unit #3, you’ll instantly feel a little cooler—and not just because of the central air conditioning. The 18-foot ceilings, made of corrugated aluminum, massive windows, and spiral staircase made with diamond plate treads all add up to an irresistibly hip home. Concrete floors topped with wooden laminate look chic as they are, or you can easily rip them up in favor of hardwood, or polish the lower layer for a glossy concrete look.

At the top of the metal steps, a second-floor bedroom enjoys some privacy behind a partition wall. On the other side of the divider, a petite zone that looks down into the living area can work as an office space, small nursery, or an extra den.

For information, contact Jeffrey Bowen, Boston Harbor Real Estate, chelsearealestate.com.

Photo by Cee Jay Sena, Senavision

Photo by Cee Jay Sena, Senavision

Photo by Cee Jay Sena, Senavision

Photo by Cee Jay Sena, Senavision

Photo by Cee Jay Sena, Senavision

Photo by Cee Jay Sena, Senavision

Photo by Cee Jay Sena, Senavision

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