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Charlesbank Apartment Homes

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120 Pleasant St



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Completed in 2012, the building that is home to the Charlesbank apartments is a freshly constructed wonder. Combining the desirable elements of 'old-school' living with those of modern day living, this development is a pure work of art. A total of forty-four apartments are housed within the walls of the four-story building. Each unit of the pet-friendly and soon-to-be smoke free facility is a design masterpiece. Of course, beauty isn't the only aspect this location has to offer - though it is often a favorite.

The breathtaking beauty of the units are apparent as soon as the door is opened. The eloquent kitchen is any chef's paradise, providing major appliances such as the stainless steel refrigerator, oven, microwave, and even dishwasher. The hardwood floors and custom cabinetry flow well with the gorgeous granite that tops the counter space. Dangling pendant lights are positioned throughout the units, providing an unbeatable balance of electric light and natural light - which gleams through the large windows. Also often a favorite element: In-unit washer/dryer sets are provided for residents' convenience. The flawlessly constructed bathrooms include a pearl-white theme, white tile floor with a wonderfully contrasting black granite countertop, and standing shower with sliding glass doors. These cable-ready apartments are available in one- and two-bedroom, as well as the studio option. With seven individual floor plans to choose from, the ideal home is just a few decisions away.

In addition to the awe-inspiring interior features, the amenities offered at this development are 'too good to be true'. Safety and security are top priorities, and this controlled access building is equipped with a visual and voice intercom system. And while there is off-site and street parking available, residents also have the opportunity to have (for a small fee) a garage parking space. With easy, immediate access to the Charles River and Charles River bike path, the bike and kayak racks are a handy feature. Also offering a lovely barbeque station, this location is certainly brag-worthy. In addition to the countless popular features, the Charlesbank apartment homes are situated in an unbeatable position: Right in the middle of outdoors living and living in the lap of luxury.

With a prime location on the bank of the Charles River, this apartment building offers fine modern living in a lovely country-like setting. Living here, people have a choice of a studio, one-bedroom, or two-bedroom apartment. Some standout features are common to all apartments, including granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. All apartments contain beautiful wood floors, and they all benefit from having in-unit washing machines and dryers. Adding to the apartment building’s appeal is the fact that it has a pet-friendly policy. Smoking is not permitted on the building’s premises.

Along with the chance to be in a luxury apartment, living here opens the door for experiencing some of Watertown’s best attractions. The community has a walking score of 80, which means that it offers a good mix of amenities that are also easy to get to. Several parks are in the area, which makes it easy to get out for fresh air and physical activity. Quality restaurants, cozy cafes and bakeshops, premier shops and retail outlets on Watertown’s Main Street are other advantages of living here. Nearby public transportation options include buses, trains, and subways. From here it is easy to reach downtown Boston as well as the Boston Logan International Airport. Those who enjoy water-based recreation will appreciate the fact that the building is right next to the Charles River, which is a destination for canoeing, kayaking, and rowing. A bike path runs alongside the river too, which makes it easy to step outside and run, walk, or bike when weather permits.

Living here, residents have access to numerous communal benefits and a suite of attractive features within their apartments. Socializing is encouraged at the barbecue area, where people are invited to cook out with friends and fellow residents. The building’s pet friendly status welcomes cats and dogs, and there are plenty of outdoor areas in the vicinity for dog walking. As with many modern or updated luxury apartment buildings, this establishment has an elevator for residents’ convenience. Other amenities that await residents are a controlled-access building and a voice intercom system. Residents can sign up for a 24-hour package acceptance service too, which allows them to pick up packages beyond the normal hours. Guarantors are welcome at the apartment building, and all rooms are ready for technology with connections available, via Comcast, for television, phone, and internet. Bicycle and kayak racks are available for residents to use, and the building is conveniently close to multiple forms of public transportation.

In addition to the community assets, residents can look forward to appealing amenities in their own apartments, regardless of which size unit they get. Some of the most popular choices of apartments in this building are the one-bedroom units. The one-bedroom apartments are located on all levels, and they vary in price based on their size, amenities, and location in the building. A 925 SF one-bedroom unit with a single bathroom on the third floor ranges in price from $2,353 to $7,552. These apartments are outfitted with a variety of amenities and desirable features such as granite countertops, brushed nickel appliances, GE stainless steel appliances, and pendant-style lighting. All units come with attractive hardwood floors, and the bathrooms have tile flooring. Stepping into one of these apartments, one enters a cozy 9’x9’ kitchen that is sufficiently equipped to cook and bake. Elegant and modern, it contains granite counters, wooden cabinets, and professional-level appliances. The kitchen has a breakfast bar that enables food preparation and has room in the back for setting up a pair of high-backed chairs or bar stools for meals. A partition along the rest of the countertop by the breakfast bar creates a wall between the kitchen and the adjacent dining area. The sizeable dining room, conveniently next to the kitchen, is ready for a personalized finish with neutral tones and wooden flooring. The dining room can easily hold a full-size table, and there is still room left over for additional furnishings like a china cabinet or a decorative side table and a potted plant. Around the corner from the dining room is a living room that is lit by two tall windows. Like the dining room, the living room has a neutral color scheme and wooden floors, which opens the door to many types of designs and styles. On the other side of the wall from the living room is a spacious bedroom that totals 12’ x 13.’ As with the living room, the bedroom gets ample natural light from two large windows, which also have blinds that provide privacy when needed. The bedroom is down the hall from the full bath, which has an attractive vanity and a stall shower. A long cost closet and the stacked washer/dryer unit are located in a hallway that divides the bathroom and bedroom from the adjacent dining area and living room. Completing the apartment is a small hallway that can hold a desk, and a hall closet that is perfectly sized for storing jackets and accessories. A second one-bedroom apartment that people might be able to get is on the fourth floor. This apartment, which is also 925 SF, ranges in price from $2,403 to $7,712 per month. It has one bedroom, one bathroom, and high-end features such as GE stainless steel appliances, designer lighting, granite counters, hardwood flooring, and tile flooring in the bathroom. The apartment has neutral tones throughout, which makes it perfect for a personalized finish. The apartment has a nice combination of living space and side nooks and crannies, such as the hallway across from the kitchen, that can be used for additional purposes like a work station with a desk and a chair, or additional decorative items like a potted plant or a small table. Regardless of apartment size, the apartments in this building come with a lease term that ranges from seven through 18 months. The apartment building permits cats and dogs with a maximum of two pets per home. There are different prices for cats and dogs, and rates are adjusted based on number of pets. Prospective residents should also note that the building does not permit certain breeds of dogs, including Pit Bull, Rottweiler, Husky, Akita, and Bull Terrier. Another bonus of living here is resident parking, which includes several choices of parking areas. Fees are adjusted based on the tenant’s preferred parking area. The main parking area is an onsite garage, which has an additional fee of $99. For that amount, residents will have access to a covered garage that has assigned parking spaces. There is also offsite parking available, but parking there is provided on a first-come, first-serve basis and does not guarantee that residents will be able to get a parking spot. Offsite parking is free of charge. Another option is premier parking, which gives residents an exclusive parking spot for $150. Residents can also get a general parking spot for a fee of $50.

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