Roommate Boston, Mass-Bedroom for rent in great South End loft

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Couple looking for roommate to share two-bedroom loft in South End, 1140 Washington St. – ‘Hub Building’ at corner of Washington & E. Berkeley, across from Peter’s Park and Myers & Chang, adjacent to Laconia and Gateway Lofts. 0.9 miles walk to Boston Medical Center – 0.4 miles to Tufts Medical Center/Dental. Current roommate moving out of state due to layoff. Available for May 15 or June 1 move-in.

Apartment is 0.4 mile walk to Orange line (Tufts Medical Center) – 0.6 mile walk to Red line (Broadway) – and 0.7 mile walk to Green line (Boylston). Silver Line buses along Washington St. 15 minute walk to Back Bay/Copley or Boston Common – great location.
5 minute walk to Whole Foods and Ink Block restaurants. Also SOWA farmers markets on Sundays. Peter’s Park has basketball, tennis.

Third floor walk-up, loft apartment – with huge freight elevator great for moving stuff in! 1910 ‘Hub Building’ built for industrial textiles – so high 11-ft ceilings, old refinished floorboards, spacious stairwell and hallways, etc. – really neat space. Solid floors built for equipment prevent sound above/below. Building was renovated in mid-1980’s – bookshelves, cabinets, etc. – bedrooms built out.

Total apartment is 1200 sq. feet, one level – loft has large, open common space – living room with TV and 2 windows looking out across E. Berkeley towards Boston skyline – dining table area connected to kitchen – dishwasher – lots of bookshelf space with glass cabinet doors – hallway with huge closets near front door – bathroom off hallway.

Bedroom for rent is corner of building – so 4 windows, 2 onto Berkeley and 2 onto Fay St (alley behind building). Expected city noise. Bedroom is 18 x 11 ft and semi-furnished –huge closet wardrobe with shelves and mirror, bookshelf, standing lamp, etc.

Building is VERY safe – key to front door, 2nd key to metal hallway door, 3rd key to apt door.

Your rent is $1,650/month, includes all utilities (water, heat, electricity) – 2 washers and 2 dryers (free) in laundry room across the hall. Internet/cable is approx $25/month. WiFi and/or hard-line Ethernet.

A/C window unit in your bedroom – also A/C unit in living room window, and 2 ceiling fans in main common area.

Flexible lease – one month deposit, two-month notification when leaving. Ideally one year minimum. Landlord is a good friend and photographer. I’ve lived here 20 years and love the space. Sorry, no cats and no smokers. And we do have a pet bunny in a pen in our bedroom!

Price local currency : $1,650

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