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Avalon Northpoint

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From studios to three-bedroom apartments, there are options for everyone at this exquisite modern luxury residence. With the choice of an unfinished apartment or one that’s fully furnished, moving in can be as simple or as detailed as residents want. Apartments in the building are designed with high-quality touches, and they are filled with some of the trendiest and most enviable features available. Along with sleek, modern apartments, residents here can enjoy a holistic luxury lifestyle with a package of communal amenities. The location is hard to beat, with proximity to some of the most popular attractions in an around Cambridge like the Sanders Theater, Harvard University, the Harvard Museum of Natural History, and the Charles River, which provides lovely views and has recreational sailing and boating opportunities. Public transportation is within easy reach, and the building is located close to quaint shops, cafes and restaurants, bars, and upscale retail stores.

A long list of amenities available to residents caters to all aspects of life, whether it’s staying in shape, relaxing, doing work, or getting around. Fitness is enabled year-round with a heated indoor pool and a premier sports center. Entertainment is provided in the building’s lounge, which has high-speed internet access. The lounge’s private theater with stadium seating is a great place to hang out and watch movies on a rainy weekend night or host a birthday party. An underground garage is available for those with cars, and residents are assigned reserved parking spots. Emergencies are taken care of by the attentive maintenance staff, and there is an onsite concierge service too.

Within each apartment residents can expect a dazzling array of standard amenities. Adjustable designer lights, large closets, chic kitchens with islands, bamboo cabinets, and breakfast bars are a preview of the quality touches that distinguish these apartments. Some apartments have additional luxury and custom amenities, especially the apartments that come fully furnished. Prices for the apartments varies, as does size. Studio rates start at $2,344 per month, one-bedrooms can be had for a price of $2,850 a month and up, rates for two-bedroom apartments start at $3,330, and it costs $6,367 and up to rent a three-bedroom apartment. A furnished apartment costs more, and the smallest furnished apartment starts at $3,558 per month. Furnished apartments are available for apartments of all sizes.

The building’s studio apartments come in a few different sizes. Several options for a studio unit are a 528 SF apartment and a 534 SF apartment. The 528 SF apartment features a large foyer that has a full bath on one side and a coat closet on the other. The in-unit washing machine and dryer are by the entrance too. The kitchen is bright and well-equipped for serious cooking with shiny professional-grade appliances and a center island that doubles as an eating area and a place to prepare meals. There is also a sizeable walk-in closet adjacent to the kitchen that can hold pantry items or miscellaneous items. The kitchen opens up to an airy light-filled room, sized 14’3” x 17’6,” that can be used as a bedroom or as a living room and decorated with furniture like a sofa, daybed, futon, and recliner chair for reading or watching television. Large windows offer admirable views and let sunlight filter through.

There are multiple options available for those wanting a one-bedroom unit too. These units range in size from a 634 SF unit to an apartment with over 900 SF of space. Each apartment has a different price, which is influenced by the unit’s size, location, whether or not it’s furnished and any special amenities it has. A 634 SF apartment costs about $3,072 - $3,307 monthly. This apartment has a spacious foyer that contains the apartment’s washer/dryer machines and a coat closet. The foyer opens to the primary living and entertaining area, which includes a gourmet kitchen with sleek appliances and an island. The kitchen is connected to the living room, which has a sunny bay window that can be used as a cozy breakfast nook. This room’s dimensions are 20’3” x 12’4.” The bedroom lies to the side of the living room. A large window with amazing views is a highlight of the bedroom, which amounts to a size of 13’ x 10’10.” The bedroom has a double-door coat closet that can hold shoes, shirts, coats, and accessories. The kitchen, which strikes a balance between functional and stylish, is well-designed with ample counter space and a wide center island where people can pull up bar stools to enjoy a drink or a snack throughout the day. The larger one-bedroom apartment, which has a full bath, covers 932 SF. An apartment this size starts at a price of $3,544 a month. The floor plan for this apartment includes a private bedroom with a dressing room, a living room with a cozy dining area, a bonus den that can be used as a guest bedroom or as a home office, and a luxurious kitchen that has stylish appliances and a breakfast bar. Highlights of this apartment include marvelous views from the floor-to-ceiling living room windows, a stacked washer and dryer unit in the foyer, a bonus walk-in closet in the den and a picturesque view of the gardens.

Upgrading to a two-bedroom apartment will give residents anywhere from 1,045 SF of space to 1,248 SF of space, which costs between $4,402 and $4,454 each month to rent. The 1,045 SF apartments range in price from $3,756 to $4,452 a month. Living is enjoyable around the clock in one of the building’s beautiful two-bedroom apartments, which have a balance of quiet sleeping areas and socially-oriented living spaces. The master suite benefits from inspiring sights out of two picture windows. It also has a custom full bathroom with marble counters and an oversize walk-in closet that can be a dressing room too. The second bedroom, which is 11’ x 13’10,” also has an expansive dressing room. It connects to the second full bathroom that has polished fixtures, designer lighting, and a glass-door shower. The glamorous kitchen, which contains premier stainless steel appliances and a wide island, is at the heart of the action. It is open to the light-filled dining nook, which has plenty of room for a table and chairs with a size of 12’9” x 8’5.” The dining nook is around the corner from the stunning living room, which is equally dramatic with an entire corner of floor-to-ceiling glass windows that provide views of Cambridge and Charleston. Bamboo flooring and recent upgrades to the kitchen and bathrooms are other highlights of this unit.

Covering 1,500 SF of space, the three-bedroom units are some of the most desirable in the building. Each apartment of this size has two full bathrooms. Floor-to-ceiling windows in all three bedrooms, the dining nook, and the living room are a highlight of this apartment. The master bedroom has a light-filled corner that has room for a sitting area or a work/study station. It has a large walk-in closet and shares an upscale bathroom, complete with an all-glass stall shower, with the second bedroom. The third bedroom has a walk-through dressing room and private luxury bathroom with marble countertops, which makes it a perfect guest suite. Fine living can be had in the large living room, while the glamorous kitchen is designed for show as well as serious use with brand-name appliances and an island. Views of the Boston skyline and Charles River are delightful through the windows, but the views from a private outdoor terrace makes the sights feel even more real.

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