Charles River Landing
300 2nd Avenue
Charles River Landing offers one bedroom and two bedroom apartment homes for rent in Needham. There are 350 residences in this building. Units feature spacious master suites with oversized closets, hardwood and travertine flooring, high ceilings, full-sized washer/dryer, and a gourmet kitchen complete with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Other features include high ceilings, and custom color accent walls. Private parking garage with controlled access available. Community amenities include fitness center, swimming pool, multi-media gaming room, and media center. Steps from Charles River scenic waterfront. This is a pet friendly community. Dogs and cats are welcome.
For a luxury lifestyle on the shore of the Charles River in Needham, those looking for a rental opportunity should look no further than the Charles River Landing apartments. Professionals find this Needham apartment community to be a very convenient location to stay because it offers something of a best of both worlds style of experience. In fact, Needham is an ideal location for those that need to commute to Boston due to its proximity and family-friendly atmosphere.
The building features an elegant external design that is set in an area with trees and bushes, which adds a lot of natural styling to the property. Located at 300 Second Avenue, the property also has features like a brick driveway as well as driveway post lights that provide an elegant styling for the building.
The neighborhood of Needham is also full of opportunities for shopping and dining. Not only can tenants easily find simple but delicious fare like Chipotle, but the area also has its share of specialty restaurants like Acapulcos and Mandarin Cuisine.
When it comes to shopping options, there are several locations within a fairly short distance, which really adds to the convenience of renting at this property. As a matter of fact, when leaving from the apartment community, there are three nearby grocery stores well within what many would consider walking distance. Additionally, The Shops at 300 Needham is a mall in close proximity that has numerous retail possibilities that residents of this community may enjoy exploring.
Since this property and its surrounding neighborhood are family-friendly, it's advantageous that there are eight schools in the surrounding area. Combine this with the fact that there are museums, libraries, and art galleries throughout Needham, and it's easy to see that the neighborhood has a lot to offer.
For the sake of entertainment, the property's surrounding neighborhood also has a local movie theater, and there are also a plethora of activities to do on the local Charles River. These include canoeing, kayaking, and boating. The area has a walk score of 48, which means that there are definitely opportunities for locals to really explore the area on foot, especially when considering the wide variety of natural parks that exist around the property.
When a resident needs to commute, this property also provides a fairly close starting point to reach Boston and surrounding areas with relative ease. From the apartment complex, tenants can expect about a 25-minute drive to the Boston area; in fact, I-95, which is a major highway in this area, is right down the road from the community.
Insofar as available apartment units, this property has a wide array of both one-bedroom and two-bedroom selections that come in various different configurations. For one-bedroom options, the square footage varies from apartments with 792 square feet to units that have a total of 1,316 square feet of space. There are 10 one-bedroom apartment styles available on this property. For two-bedroom options, there are seven different configurations on-site, and the sizing of these ranges from 1139 to 1588 square feet.
For every configuration, each apartment will have several luxury features that make staying at this property a quality experience. Not only does each unit provide tenants with a ceiling fan that will keep it cool in the spring and fall, but each living space also features an air conditioning unit that is powerful enough to cool the entire apartment when the weather is warm. Additionally, a washer and dryer combination is provided in each unit as part of the property's standard package of appliances.
Each kitchen is furnished with marble or granite countertops that are designed to be long-lasting, provide more than ample room for any kind of food preparation, and are coated so that they are antimicrobial. Each kitchen is also equipped with stainless steel appliances that match the décor of the room. The appliances that are installed in each unit include a large double-door refrigerator, a microwave, and a four-burner range/oven combo. There's even a dishwasher to add convenience to the after-dinner cleanup process.
Each kitchen also includes wood cabinetry with a dark finish that provides more than enough storage space for food and whatever else a tenant wishes to store. Dry bars, which are excellent for quick dining during breakfast or lunch, are present in some apartments on the opposite side of the kitchen island from the stainless steel sink.
Each bathroom on this property comes with luxurious marble countertops that contain an oblong sink with a stylishly modern faucet. The bathroom counter itself is wide so that tenants will have ample space for toiletries, towels, and knick-knacks. Each bathroom floor consists of easy-to-clean stone tiling, and the main bathroom in all of these apartments is designed with garden tubs that are spacious and comfortable.
For those that are looking for top-tier daily living, not only does the property have built-in bookshelves, but there are also units with a dedicated study for work and reading. All units provide a dedicated dining area, a sizeable living room, and more than ample closet space for storage. Additional amenities include walk-in closets, a patio/balcony, and pendant lighting.
Apartments are also designed to provide arched entryways, spacious social areas, and either hardwood or travertine flooring. Ceilings at this property are also high so that tenants will have more than enough space for their furnishings.
Outside of the apartment, the community at the property also is rich in amenities that make tenancy a true pleasure. This building is very pet-friendly; both cats and dogs are allowed in the building and in the community areas. 24-hour package pickup is provided at this property, which is perfect for tenants that are away or unable to receive their mail. This is also a controlled-access building that takes the security of the residents very seriously.
Since Needham is a part of Massachusetts that's very car-friendly, it's advantageous that tenants on the property can be granted access to both uncovered and garage parking. In addition to this, when residents have guests, not only are guest suites available from the office, but there are also guest parking spaces that are available upon request.
Needham, with its wide open spaces and rich amount of trails, is also a very bike-friendly community, so if a tenant wants to explore the area, they can simply rent a mountain bike from the property. For those that want to get to know their neighbors, the property has a clubroom that has billiards, food preparation areas and seating, multiple televisions, and more large couches where residents can socialize. If a renter is looking to watch some television or a movie, the property has lounges as well as a small theater on the premises.
In addition, the property has a business center that has a printer, some computer consoles for surfing and working, outlets to charge devices, and a wide selection of books and dictionaries to use. The property also features a dedicated meeting room with a television for those that want to bring their colleagues to the property to discuss upcoming projects.
Staying in shape is important, which is why many tenants will find it useful that the apartments have a dedicated fitness center on-premise. This center features ellipticals, treadmills, weight benches, and standard weights that can help residents keep up with their cardio and weight training. When it's warm outside, the property also has a full-sized swimming pool for the residents and their guests to cool off in. This is a resort-style pool area that also features an outdoor fireplace and tables where tenants can congregate and relax.
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