1030 Bennington St
1030 Bennington St.
Come by 1030 Bennington Street if you're interested in finding out why East Boston offers such an attractive condo living experience. Condos in this complex are available in price ranges from $199K to $220K, making them a reasonably affordable option. This community also includes deeded parking, which is one more convenient feature that many people are in search of.
The units that are available have both one or two-bedroom options, and most offer a single full bath. People who move into this community appreciate the spaciousness of the rooms, made possible with the building's age. This building dates back to 1960 and has spacious rooms consistent with building styles from that time, yet with updates that meet modern condo owners' expectations.
The dining area is large, with white walls that enhance and draw further attention to the overall size of the room. It is a good size to fit into a dining table, as well as an additional small table for a coffee maker or microwave. Your living area has an ideal setup if you want to keep a computer in one corner, and also leads out to a balcony where you'll enjoy the view. This balcony is a great place to enjoy your morning coffee and watch everything going on near you.
A classic-style L-shaped kitchen has all the appliances that you need. There are cabinets that offer very generous space for both your dinnerware and your other kitchenware. You'll have plenty of space for canned and other dry goods as well. Large bedrooms make it easier for you to keep your favorite furniture. Feel free to arrange the furniture that you bring in a way that works well for your needs, and still have some room left over. The bathrooms feature wood vanities, generous-sized medicine cabinets with mirrors, and shelves above the toilet ideal for towel and washcloth storage.
THE BUILDING is situated on a corner in a nice, quiet street in Orient Heights considered the northernmost and north easternmost area of Boston. This low rise, brick building was built in 1960, has 16 units on three stories and was renovated in 1987. The front and back have canopied entrances. The back has a fenced-in, landscaped area with a small lawn and shrubs. Parking is at the front with each unit having an assigned space. The historic Orient Heights neighborhood has one of the more popular, public beaches, Constitution Beach, known locally as “Shay’s Beach”, a man-made, crescent shaped, sandy beach only a short walk away. The beach was modernized in 1990 and a new bathhouse was built as well as a refreshment stand and pedestrian walkway over the MBTA’s Blue line tracks.
AMENITIES of this professionally managed building, convenient to Boston and Rt. 1 and 93, are that it is close to public transportation, shopping, tennis courts, walking and jogging paths and the marina. An extra convenience is The Orient Heights train station Blue line located directly across the road. A communal laundry is located in the basement consisting of a newer washer and dryer. Although there is no on site management, they are only a short phone call away. Flooring varies from condo to condo. Some have parquet flooring, laminate, tile or others have carpeting.
THE CONDOS range in size from 275 sq. ft. studios to 842 sq. ft. two bedroom, one bathroom units; some units may be larger. Average rent for a two bedroom condo in this building is $2,300 per month and sale prices vary from $95,000 to $230,000. There is a HOA fee and pets are allowed with restrictions. These homes have great layouts and designs are unusual with nice features like archways leading from one room to another. All have ceiling fans with lights, wall/window A/C, baseboard heating and natural gas is supplied to the building.
All kitchens have stainless steel sinks with garbage disposal, plenty of storage in white or wood tone floor and wall mounted cabinets and back splashes. Appliances may differ in certain units, some are matching in black or white, but all have a range, refrigerator and dishwasher. Built-in microwaves might be housed above the range or mounted below corner cabinets.
Corner condos have windows on two walls and most have double, glass doors leading to a small balcony. Living areas have large windows filtering in plenty of light and come with window coverings or blinds. Bedrooms have ample sized closets with louver or sliding doors. Bathrooms may have tile walls, but all have a tub, commode and most have a mirrored medicine cabinet over the vanity.
This neighborhood has every amenity close at hand, easy highway access, elementary and high schools, restaurants and churches. Each condo is unique in its own way and viewing is highly recommended.
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