On the Market: A Hip Rhode Island Loft in a Repurposed Textile Mill
On sale for less than $240,000, this riverside condo has industrial character to spare.
99 Allen St. #118, Woonsocket, RI
Size: 1,406 square feet
Looking for some primo loft living? Search no more. Formerly a textile mill, these premises, once used for wool dyeing in the 19th-century, are now nearly unrecognizable as open-concept condos. To be sure, the original character of the place persists, visible through the exposed ductwork, brick walls, metal poles, and warehouse windows. But the home has been retrofitted to bring in a homey feel and current flair, too. Take a look at the living room, where an abstract mural claims an entire wall, or the (huge) primary bedroom, where Mediterranean Sun paint embellishes the space—and enhances the red brick accents.
Opposite the living room, the kitchen—which sports granite counters, stainless appliances, and cherry-colored cabinetry—exhibits a stroke of remodeling genius. Two arched brick doorways, which once led to a pair of water closets, have been reconstructed into one cute alcove, great for a pub-like dining area or out-of-the-way office nook.
While natural light pours in through all of the oversize windows and bounces off the Brazilian walnut floors, the loft itself doesn’t have a private outdoor space. No need, though, as the property hosts a communal patio and a riverside garden, where you can enjoy some greenery while listening to the rushing water of Blackstone River below.
For information, contact Andrew Snook, William Raveis, raveis.com.
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