Avalon at Prudential Center
780 Boylston St
Located in Boston's Back Bay, Avalon at Prudential Center offers residents an escape from the routine of everyday life. These thoughtfully designed units make living more comfortable and luxurious in studios and one-, two- and three-bedroom designs. All homes are equipped with abundant closet space, parquet hardwood floors, spacious kitchens with granite countertops, air conditioning, private terraces and spectacular views. The community offers lots of entertainment and leisure options as well. Residents can spend their time at the private community room, in the courtyard, browsing through the on-site retail shopping facility, taking advantage of the valet laundry service or taking part in exclusive resident events.This is a pet friendly community. Cats are welcome.
Equipped with a wealth of communal amenities and occasional social events, this apartment building encourages a work-life balance. Those who enjoy a good workout will be glad to know that the building has a 24-hour fitness center that includes weights and aerobic equipment. There are communal spaces within the building equipped with entertainment and technology like WiFi, flat-screen televisions, video game stations, and ping pong tables. When issues arise, residents can take advantage of a 24-hour maintenance crew and a management service. Pet and dog owners will be relieved to know that the building welcomes pets. There are even pet care services like pet sitting, dog walking and grooming. Sustainability and energy efficiency are priorities at the building, which includes features like energy efficient windows and an onsite recycling facility. Located on Boylston St., this luxurious residential living establishment features instant access to some of the Back Bay’s best assets, including public transit, restaurants, performing arts venues, and world-class shopping centers. People who enjoy culture and nightlife will appreciate the fact that the building is within walking distance to some of the top bars, designer stores, and restaurants in Back Bay. There is a retail center on the apartment building’s site, and the complex is minutes away from The Shops at the Prudential Center. There is also a 24-hour grocery store on the basement level for convenience. The apartment building is close to public transportation, including multiple stops on the T and the Back Bay train station. The center also has a secured covered garage and a covered bike storage area. Along with these perks, the residence also has regularly scheduled social events for residents and their guests, which helps residents of the apartment get to know one another.
This modern apartment complex contains a mixture of studio, one-bedroom, two-bedroom, and three-bedroom units. Penthouse suites are also an option. Studio units start at $2,550 per month, while one-bedroom units start at $2,905 per month. The rate for a two-bedroom apartment starts at $4,810 a month. The price increases to a $7,230 and up per month for a three-bedroom apartment. Just as the apartment building has some common luxury features for all residents to share, the apartments come with their own set first-class features. All units have heat, central air, and hot water. They are equipped for cable hookup and high-speed internet connection. Polished wood floors are in all apartments, and each unit has additional storage space in addition to functional living space. The two-bedroom and three-bedroom units have their own private washer/dryer units. Those who like to cook at home will be glad to know that state-of-the-art kitchens, accented by granite countertops and equipped with premier stainless steel appliances, are standout features in all units.
The smallest size units that the building offers are the studio apartments. Studio apartments range in size from 338 SF to 658 SF. Studios in the 300-400 SF range have similar layouts, which includes a main room that can be used as a dual living/sleeping area, a full bath, a fashionable kitchen, and extra closets for storage. The main difference in the units is the size of the main living room. The largest studio units, sized 658 SF, have living rooms divided from the sleeping area by a partial wall. The main living room in these units is 18’9” x 15’2,” and the sleeping area is 10’8” x 15’2.” Both rooms receive natural sunlight from multiple large windows. A spacious walk-in closet with stacked shelves and full bath with a stately shower are other highlights of the large studios. They also have sleek and stylish kitchens with plenty of cabinet storage space and a nice combination of natural and overhead artificial lighting for safe cooking. The next biggest units are the one-bedroom units that range from 763 SF to 850 SF. They are distinguished from studio apartments by a single bedroom that is completely separated from the main living area. The smallest one-bedroom units have a bedroom size of 15’4” x 14’6,” while the largest one-bedroom units have a bedroom sized 17’3” x 14’6.” The largest units, which are 850 SF, have a separate dressing room in the main bedroom that includes wooden shelves and a separate door. Another walk-in closet is in the bedroom, and a full bath with a tub shower and linen closet is right down the hall. Next to the bedroom is a spacious and bright living room that covers an area of 21’6” x 14’6.” A partial wall divides the living room from the kitchen, which is equipped with stainless steel appliances and plenty of counter space for food prep. The building’s two-bedroom apartments vary in size from about 1,215 SF to 1,700 SF. All two-bedroom units have two bathrooms. The smallest two-bedroom units have one bedroom that is 14’10” and a second bedroom that is 15’8” x 10’6.” The master bedroom in each unit has a walk-in closet and a palatial full bath complete with a shower tub. The second bedroom has a spacious double-door walk-in closet. It is steps away from the second full bath, which also has a tub-style shower. These units also have a large living room with a versatile layout. The living room segues to the kitchen, which has a small breakfast nook near a sunny window. The kitchens in these units have all the appliances the chef needs, and they also have a small work station with a desk. The washer/dryer unit and a large walk-in closet are down the hall from the kitchen. The largest two-bedroom suite, which is 1,700 SF, comes with a terrace. In this suite is a large master suite and a second bedroom sized 14’10” x 13’7.” The master bedroom has a luxurious full bath with a double vanity and a private dressing room that leads to a walk-in closet. The second bedroom benefits from a private bathroom and a dressing room with side closets. Both bedrooms have large windows with inspiring views, and they each have a door that opens to the wrap-around terrace. The entertaining section of the apartment unit features a grand living room sized 24’1” x 20’6.” The living room opens to the dining room, which in turn transitions to the kitchen. All three rooms are sunny and welcoming. The living room and kitchen have doors that lead to the terrace, which makes it easy to get fresh air in summer. The sleek and modern kitchen makes it easy to make meals at home with top-notch stainless steel appliances and a center island. A half bath is around the corner from the kitchen, and three additional hall closets provide plenty of storage space. Those wanting more space can get a three-bedroom apartment, which range in size from about 1,900 SF to 1,960 SF. Three-bedroom apartment prices range from $7,230 to $8,130. With the 1,900 SF unit, residents get a master bedroom that covers an area of 18’5” x 13’3.” This bedroom, like the other two, has a wall of windows that offers sweeping city views. All three bedrooms have private doors that lead out to the wrap-around terrace. The master bedroom is completed with three spacious closets and an ensuite bath with a double vanity. The second smaller bedroom is 14’10” x 13’1.” It has its own closet as well and a glamorous modern bathroom with recessed lighting and a tub shower. The adjacent third bedroom is sized 13’1” x 11’1.” It has a full private bath and a custom closet. This bedroom shares a wall with the kitchen, which leads to the entertainment section of the apartment unit that is divided from the sleeping area by a partial wall. The kitchen opens to the dining room and the living room, which covers an area of 25’ x 20’6.” This open layout enhances the unit’s sense of space. Doors that open to the terrace from both the gourmet kitchen and the living room make warm weather parties a must. The largest 1960 SF unit has a master bedroom sized 18’5” x 13’3.” The other two bedrooms are both 14’10” x 12.’ The master bedroom in this unit has a walk-in closet in addition a second closet along the wall. The full bathroom has a double vanity and a tub-style shower. The kitchen, living room, and dining room are all connected in an open layout. The living room in the largest unit covers an area of 31’8” x 17’6.”
Welcome to your new home overlooking Boston’s Back Bay next to the Charles River Basin. Escape from the hum-drum of city life in this quiet, much sought after development situated in a secure, centrally located building. Life in these exceptionally designed, well laid out apartments is a sanctuary from the bustling street life of the rest of the city, and yet it is still amid of a plethora of activities. Just steps away from The Copley and Prudential T-Stops and a walk to Boston’s historic parts and its many entertainment options.
This development’s location is ideal for all that the cultural city of Boston has to offer. Adjoining the complex is the Hynes Convention Center, the Sheraton Hotel Boston and the Mandarin Oriental Boston. More recently a 17 story office building was constructed completing the many, diverse facilities this chic complex has to offer. Nearby is Fenway Park, home of the famous Boston Red Sox. The Museum of Fine Art, the fifth largest museum in the country, The New England Conservatory and Berklee College of Music are all close by along with access to Interstate 93 for those wishing to travel.
This steel, iconic landmark was constructed in the 1960s and was recently renovated. It has 52 floors and is currently the second tallest in Boston. After the building was opened, a new custom started when tenants flashed their lights to spell out words relating to different, topical events. This has continued throughout the years, (some lighting displays have even been specially requested.) It takes 140 man hours and 18 floors of the building activating extra lights, to generate a large display. After the Boston Marathon Bombings, the tower displayed a gigantic ‘1’ as a tribute to the victims.
Over the years, many different antennas have been mounted on the rooftop serving several, local television channels and HD radio. Some upper floors are used as office space and have been occupied by the offices of various entertainment entities. A well-known restaurant, with an eclectic menu, occupies the 52nd floor and two floors below is an observation deck called the ‘Skywalk Observatory,’ the highest of its kind in New England, but 20 floors less than the tallest building in Boston.
Containing 509 flats on 25 stories, covered parking is available for tenants from $410 per month. Specially assigned parking in the underground parking garage is from $430 per month and motorcycle parking is from $150 per month. All prices are current at this time and are subject to change. Short term, free parking is on hand for resident’s guests and prospective tenants.
Every unit’s rent includes gas, sewer, trash and hot water. Residents are responsible for their own electricity. There is a one-time move-in fee of $45 and a $1,000 refundable, security deposit. All flats have their own air conditioning units and many have private balconies for leisure time to take advantage of panoramic views of the city. Extra storage is available from $25 per month. Some furnished apartments are offered.
This pet-friendly complex offers a ‘Wag Pet Program’ that provides completely safe playing and walking areas stocked with pet clean-up stations. The program hosts seasonal, doggie events and special dog and cat days. Pet parents are required to sign on behalf of their pet to maintain all areas clean and safe for everyone. Other pet care services includes dog sitting and dog walking through an affiliated company; cats are welcome, too. VCA Animal Hospitals are affiliated with this development and residents can receive discounts on many veterinary services. Currently the refundable pet deposit is $500 and monthly pet rent is $50 with a limit of two pets. There is a restriction on some pets and breeds.
Located in the building are several banks, a locksmith, a post office and stroller and wheelchair rental. Further services include a barber shop, car rental and car service, a dentist and drycleaners. Contact the 24-hour concierge desk for assistance to find your way to one of the health clubs, shoe services or even the chapel. There is a package acceptance service via a 24/7 package locker system and a recycling station on site.
Residents have everything they could possibly need in this one location. A 30-day move in satisfaction guarantee, a 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness center with cardio and Fitness on Demand, an exclusive community room, which hosts resident events, and an exterior courtyard. A valet laundry service is supplied for tenants with no washers and dryers. Friendly, on site management and 24-hour emergency maintenance is also provided, and is easily contacted by house phone. All this and free WiFi in common areas, bike storage racks for residents, and easy access to public transportation, only 0.5 mile to the nearest (Metro) subway station.
Locally known a ‘The Pru,’ the shopping center at the base of the structure features a 620,000 sq. ft. shopping mall with retail stores and a 24-hour supermarket easily accessible via the building’s underground parking garage. Other amenities within walking distance include an assortment of international restaurants, entertainment, well-known stores and night life.
Most apartments feature modern, remodeled kitchens with ceramic tile flooring, stainless steel appliances, (some GE ENERGY STAR®), microwave ovens and updated cabinetry. Some flats have quartz stone countertops, tile backsplash and new lighting fixtures and all have parquet, hardwood floors, plentiful storage closets and energy-efficient windows. Cable ready and with high speed Internet, the flexible lease terms are ideal for a short term stay for visiting business people. Lease lengths range from 2 – 12 month periods.
Studio Apartment Floor Plan
Studio apartments with one bath and separate kitchens are perfect for singles or couples. They range in size from 472 sq. ft. to 573 sq. ft. and monthly rental starts at $2, 210 depending on the lease term. These compact dwellings utilize every inch of space for the career-minded. The entry is adjacent to a well-appointed, compact kitchen equipped with stove, refrigerator, microwave oven and dishwasher. Access to the bathroom is via a dressing room/walk-in closet with a separate single closet and linen storage area. The main living area has two closets and is generous in size, 18 ft. x15 ft. 8in., with ample space for a bed, table, sofas and all your electronic equipment. Air-conditioning units are carefully concealed, but easily accessible for maintenance. All dimensions quoted are approximate. These units are ideal for companies to retain for visiting out of town business persons to attend meetings, conventions and conferences, or for vacationers using Boston as a base to explore the eastern area of the state.
One Bedroom Floorplan
One-bedroom apartments range in size from 640 sq. ft. to 840 sq. ft., and currently, monthly rental starts at $3,090 depending on the lease term. The plan shown is 840 sq. ft. All one-bedroom units have similar amenities, but the larger ones have greater dimensions and extra storage space. Kitchens are equipped with a stove, refrigerator, microwave oven and dishwasher. Not all one-bedroom units have a private balcony. Entry to some of the one-bedroom apartments is via a hallway with a closet and linen storage while others have a small foyer, as the one shown. This floor plan has access to a private balcony from the 21 ft. 6 in. x 14 ft. 6 in. living/dining room. Not all one-bedroom units have a private balcony. The generous sized 17 ft. 3 in. x 14 ft. 6 in. bedroom has a dressing room with a double and single closet. The bathroom is not en-suite, so entry is gained from the foyer where a separate washer and dryer are situated in a utility area. The well equipped kitchen has a stove, refrigerator, microwave oven and dishwasher. Air-conditioning units are carefully concealed, but easily accessible for maintenance. All dimensions quoted are approximate.
Two Bedroom Floorplan
Two-bedroom apartments vary between 1200 sq. ft and 1700 sq. ft., and currently, monthly rental starts at $4,765. There are several different floor plans with a choice of one or two-bath apartments. The floor plan displayed is a 1400 sq. ft., two-bathroom unit with two closets near the entrance. The open plan kitchen is fitted with stove, refrigerator, microwave oven and dishwasher and leads to a dining area. Other designs have a separate, enclosed kitchen. In this design, both bedrooms have closets and an en-suite bathroom with a tub. The floor plan shown has a dining area of 16 ft. 4 in. x 10 ft. 9 in. and a private balcony, but not all two-bedroom units have these features. The 21 ft. 9 in. x 18 ft. 6 in. living room leads to a foyer with entry to both good sized bedrooms. The master is 15 ft. 7 in. x 14 ft. 9 in. has a double and single closet and an en-suite bathroom with tub. The smaller, guest bedroom is 14 ft. 5 in. x 11 ft. 5 in. and has a single closet. The second bathroom can also be accessed from the foyer, which is fitted with a closet and linen storage area along with a washer and dryer in an enclosed utility space. Air-conditioning units are carefully concealed, but easily accessible for maintenance. All dimensions quoted are approximate.
Three Bedroom Floorplan
These substantial three-bedroom, three bathroom apartments are the crème de la crème of all the dwellings and are at least 1900 sq. ft. The unique design features a wrap around terrace with access from all three bedrooms, living room and dining room. The entrance foyer contains a double and single storage closet. A spacious 31 ft. 8 in. x 17 ft. 6in. living room leads to a 13 ft. 1 in. x 11 ft. 5 in. dining room and then an open, galley kitchen with a stove, refrigerator, microwave oven and dishwasher. There is an outer door, a storage pantry and plenty of counter top space, which has more than enough space to be used as a breakfast bar. The master bedroom, 18 ft. 5 in. x 13 ft. 3 in., has a walk-in closet and a secondary, double one. The spacious, en-suite master bathroom has a tub, double vanity and a closet. Bedrooms two and three are both 14 ft. 10 in. x 12 ft. Bedroom three also has an attached bathroom, a single closet and linen storage. Bedroom two has a double closet, but the bathroom is also accessible from the hallway. All bathrooms in three bedroom plans have tubs. Air-conditioning units are carefully concealed, but easily accessible for maintenance. For rental terms and prices, please contact your local realtor. All dimensions quoted are approximate.
Imagine stepping into one of the many OTIS, express elevators and being whisked up to your new home. When you first enter your front door, take time to look around and examine the beautifully laid out kitchen comprising of stone or granite counter tops and a microwave oven. Admire the stainless steel appliances, stove, refrigerator, dishwasher and sink with disposal. Step onto cool and easy to clean ceramic tile before strolling across the hardwood floored living area to capture panoramic views of the city from energy-efficient windows, a private balcony or terrace. With all your personal items unpacked and stored in the many closets and storage areas, you can now relax and begin to enjoy life in this desirable, convenient building well known for its prestigious address.
With a throng of entertainment, nightlife, shopping and restaurants all in close proximity and an enormous selection of cultural things to do and see, why would you want to live anywhere else? This central, remarkable location, providing a vast assortment of accommodations, is the first choice for many Bostonians and although occupation periods vary, these residences are still much in demand. Your local realtor will be happy to supply more information and answer any questions you may have. Prices and leasing conditions are subject to change. Rules and activities vary from season to season, so to obtain the latest up to date information, contact your local realtor now to prevent missing out on the chance of a lifetime to live in Boston’s premier rated development.