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Olmstead Place

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161 S Huntington Ave


Jamaica Plain

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With its prime location on Huntington Avenue in Boston's trendy Jamaica Plain neighborhood, Olmsted Place is poised to be one of the hottest apartment communities in the city. Opening in the fall of 2015, Olmsted Place is located in what used to be the Home for Little Wanderers building. Boston City Properties has already scouted out this exciting new community and can help you select the perfect apartment, whether you need a studio or a one-, two- or three-bedroom unit. With 196 units spanning a variety of floor plans and designs, it's easy to find the ideal new home right in Jamaica Plain.

The Basics

Situated close to Jamaica Pond, Longwood Medical Area, the Heath Street station and a number of other amenities and attractions, Olmsted Place puts residents right in the heart of the action. The entire community has a light, spacious, airy feel that is sure to appeal to even the most discerning Bostonians. Residents enjoy all kinds of perks, including top-quality concierge services. The concierge can help you arrange everything from shuttles to the airport to tickets to the hottest shows in the area. Meanwhile, the front desk personnel provide package retrieval services -- they will sign for your packages and bring them right to your door. You don't have to worry about packages being left unattended while you're out of the building.

Olmsted Place also distinguishes itself by offering top-notch, 24/7 maintenance. Even if you need assistance in the middle of the night or midday on a Sunday, you will get it quickly and reliably. An underground parking garage eliminates the need to search high and low for places to park, which makes life in the city infinitely more enjoyable. The community also offers bicycle storage. If you like getting around on two wheels, you're sure to appreciate this thoughtful feature.


Every morning, the lobby inside Olmsted Place turns into a coffee lounge, and coffee and tea are served. That's sure to come in handy on those hectic early mornings when you just don't have time to make yourself a cup. Free Wi-Fi is offered throughout all common areas in the community, and it comes in handy over in the cozy resident lounge, which is a popular gathering spot for residents and their friends and relatives. All common areas feature airy, contemporary designs that allow you to make the most of life in one of the most exciting cities in the world.

With an on-site fitness center boasting a wide array of state-of-the-art exercise equipment, Olmsted Place is a great place to live if you're into staying physically fit. It sure beats having to trek over to a nearby gym. In addition to enjoying the convenience of having an on-site exercise facility, residents can swim laps in the lovely pool. The pool terrace is lined with leafy trees, and numerous lounge chairs and tables are available to ensure optimal comfort and enjoyment. In this way, you can make the most of the warm, sunny weather of summertime.


Boston City Properties has checked out the many units that will be offered at Olmsted Place, and we have to say that they are among the most luxurious we've seen in this part of the city. All apartments have ceilings that soar up at least nine feet, which adds to their spaciousness in a big way. They all also boast six-foot-tall windows that allow in plenty of natural light and further enhance the openness of the floor plans. Because the entire building has been completely renovated, all units are fresh and new, and they all have thoroughly clean, modern, open designs.

The nearly 200 units at Olmsted Place are available in many sizes, floor plans and configurations. There's a single studio option, which is about 530 square feet in size. One-bedroom models come in many different styles and are all around 750 to 800 square feet in size. There are also what's called "one-plus" bedroom units, which include an extra den. They are also around 785 square feet in size. Two-bedroom models are offered in many floor plans and are around 1,050 square feet. Finally, three-bedroom units are also offered in several floor plans and average around 1,300 square feet.

Olmsted Place apartments feature gourmet-style kitchens, and every last detail is just right. All units have sleek granite countertops and state-of-the-art stainless steel GE appliances. Just under-mount sinks add to the sophisticated style of the decor, and Symmons faucets further enhance the style and functionality of kitchens and baths in these units. With so much luxury at every turn, it's easy to get comfortable and start feeling at home immediately upon settling in at Olmsted Place.

At Olmsted Place, quality starts at the ground up. Engineered hardwood floors are featured in all open living spaces, including living rooms and dens. Whether you jazz them up with throw rugs or leave them bare, you will love how easily they mesh with your furniture and decor. Bedrooms boast incredibly plush, soft, luxurious carpeting, which adds to their comfort in a big way. Exquisite tile flooring is found in bathrooms. From the instant you step into a unit at Olmsted Place, you will see the evident quality that went into its design.

Find the Perfect Apartment at Olmsted Place with Boston City Properties

Lots of people have their eye on Olmsted Place, so you can be sure that units will be filled quickly. Don't worry, though. With help from the experts at Boston City Properties, you will be able to zero in on the perfect unit at this exciting new development, and you will be moving in before you know it. Our team has already investigated all of the available floor plans, so we can provide helpful advice about which units will work best for you. Whether you need a simple studio apartment or require something larger, like a three-bedroom unit, Olmsted Place has you covered. Contact Boston City Properties today to learn more and to get help finding the apartment of your dreams at Olmsted Place.

Olmsted Place and Its Almost 200 Apartment Residences

Here is another property in Jamaica Plain neighborhood that has many people talking: Olmsted Place. This development started its construction back on March 15, 2014, and was completed a year later on the 1st of November. It has five stories with a total of 193 square feet and a dollar volume of $84 million. This apartment building is located at 161 South Huntington Avenue in Boston’s Jamaica Plain.

Right before its completion, the developers already started accepting applications for the potential residents of the property. There are a total of 196 apartments to choose from, ranging from studio to three bedroom units.

The property is set on a 3.5-acre of land that has been landscaped beautifully while maintaining privacy that the residents all love. It overlooks the parklands of Emerald Necklace that has been designed by the famed Frederick Law Olmsted from which this property’s name came from.

One of the best features of the building is its residential units that have sufficient lighting from natural sources. There are also six foot high windows that allow the lights to come into the living space without a hitch. The ceilings are high as well with some of them reaching more than nine feet in height. The finishes include hardwood floors that have been carefully engineered by the pros, along with soft carpets located in the bedroom units. The bathrooms are tiled for a gorgeous look.

The kitchens are among the parts of the property that has received the utmost care and attention from the developers and the designers. They feature stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, under-mount sinks, and brand name faucets.

Aside from the mentioned amenities, there are many others including an outdoor pool deck as well as a terrace lined with trees to provide sufficient shade for the residents. It also helps them cool down, especially during the summer season. The property also has its own fitness center where the residents can exercise with their trainer or with a group of people.

A full-service concierge is also available and can be contacted at any time of the day, and the professional staff is always ready to assist. There is also a resident lounge where the tenants can relax and enjoy some entertainment as well as food and drinks. The property also provides complimentary teas and cups of coffee, which are delivered straight to the units if the owners require them in the morning.

The property is just a few steps from the MBTA Green Line, as well as other significant areas, such as the Longwood Medical Area. There are also shops and restaurants that are easily accessible once you step out of the apartment complex.

This particular building promises to provide the luxury rentals that are the best in Jamaica Plain. The units perfectly blend contemporary convenience and beauty with the way they are designed. Thanks to the green spaces around the area, it is easy to achieve the purpose of providing a clean and vibrant neighborhood. If peace is what you are looking for in your next home, this apartment building is undoubtedly an excellent option to consider.

If you stay in this apartment, you live just 10 minutes away from the mentioned medical area and even Whole Foods. Aside from that, you will also be nearby the Arnold Arboretum of Boston. The establishments that envelope the property genuinely help in making the neighborhood more active in keeping the area green and lively at the same time.

The units are indeed luxurious, so you may want to increase your price range for a bit. However, with the amenities each unit provides, the rental costs are still reasonable. For instance, the three bedroom and two baths unit 19 of the building asks for $5,075 per month. For that price, you will get not only the apartment but also a pool deck, full-service concierge, fitness center, and underground parking space among many others.

There are indeed so many things that the property offers whether it is the community or the apartments themselves. Those who live in the building will have a spot in the underground parking area and also have the chance to use the resident lounge whenever it is available. Additionally, there is a private dining spot for those who would like to take advantage of the romantic location – or just to spend time alone with family or friends.

As mentioned, there is a pool deck, full-service concierge, and a fitness center, which are all open 24 hours a day and seven days a week. There is also free WiFi throughout the apartment community, and package retrieval is quite straightforward in this building. The owners who are expecting items from shipping companies or an online shop perhaps can have them addressed to their unit. The staff of the property will be happy to take the parcel up to the apartments of the owners.

The building is also pet-friendly, so you can take your cat or dog to live with you. There is not much restriction when it comes to the pets that you would like to bring with you although the owners are limited to just one pet per unit. There is also a barbecue and a picnic area as well as bike storage and coffee lounge that everyone in the building can use.

As for each of the apartment units, some special features are only available in select homes. These components include a den, a walk-in closet, and pool and courtyard views. On the other hand, all the units have ceramic white subway tiles, which are installed in the bathrooms – whether you go for a studio or a three bedroom unit.

There are also granite countertops found in the kitchens as well as six-foot windows, under-mount sinks, Symmons faucets, and open living spaces for efficiency and versatility. There are also stainless steel appliances from General Electric and a private washer or dryer in all the units. Custom kitchen cabinets are also available, and they are all ensured to have a soft close, so they do not produce annoying noise.

The residents can also use the zip car onsite, which area great option for those who would like to experience shared commute from the property.

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