Quarry Edge 445
445 Willard St
Located off the Southeast Expressway at 445 Willard Street in Quincy, Quarry Edge 445 is just ten miles south of downtown Boston and offers quick access to routes 3, 93 and 95. This cozy contemporary building includes 24 one- and two-bedroom apartments with diverse floor plans that appeal to a variety of tastes.
Built in 2001, Quarry Edge 445 has all the latest amenities to make apartment life more comfortable and convenient. Each expansive unit includes a dedicated entry way and den area, open living and dining space and an enclosed bedroom. Kitchens feature modern appliances along with island countertops to provide extra space for cooking and entertaining. A cozy breakfast bar offers the perfect spot for casual brunches.
Luxuries such as polished concrete flooring, white silestone counters and electric fireplaces come standard in all Quarry Edge 445 units. Penthouse floor plans include sliding balcony doors with a patio effect and views of the surrounding area. Large closets offer plenty of storage space, and more storage is available in the building for a small fee.
Utilities such as central air conditioning and heating are included in the rent at Quarry Edge 445 so residents don't have to worry about extra seasonal expenses. All units are cable-ready and come equipped with high-speed Internet. Washer/dryers are fixtures of every apartment to provide the convenience of being able to do laundry right at home.
Residents of this "green" community have access to a communal clubhouse for socializing as well as a fitness center to help them stay in shape. A collection of nature trails provides an opportunity to enjoy the outdoors when the hectic pace of life becomes overwhelming. Being able to bring cats and dogs to this pet-friendly setting makes it an even more inviting place to live.
With building amenities like an elevator and optional private garage parking, Quarry Edge 445 offers tenants everything they need to live comfortably in this small community.
Located on Willard Street off the Southeastern Expressway, the five-story, 24-unit Quarry Edge 445 luxury apartments are designed to meet the lifestyle of residents who desire both sophistication and convenience.
The modern apartments are available in one- and two-bedroom options. The 1,014-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bath unit with den rents for $2,000 per month. A 1,211-square-foot two-bedroom, two-bath unit rents for $2,450 per month. The rent for the 1,224-square-foot two-bedroom, two-bath units ranges from $2,375 to $2,400 per month.
Each high-end cable-ready apartment features central air conditioning, high-speed Internet and Wi-Fi and a convenient in-unit washer and dryer so there's no need to make that extra trip to a commercial laundromat. The concrete floors are meticulously polished. Come home on a cold winter day to the warmth of your own private in-house electric fireplace. Turn off the air conditioner and enjoy the cooling that the ceiling fan provides during the summer. The spacious closets can easily store your most valued belongings, and additional storage for all those extra "things" you just can't do without is also available.
Each bath features a tub and shower and double vanities to make the morning stress free for everyone.
The kitchen is a chef's dream, where you'll find an island with sitting bar, lustrous white countertops, contemporary dark wood cabinets and beautiful stainless steel appliances, including a gas range, refrigerator with ice maker, dishwasher and microwave and garbage disposal.
You have the option of choosing a private assigned garage for your special vehicle for an additional $50 per month.
Built in 2012, the smoke-free, pet-friendly community features an entire elevator building to ease the move to your new home. When you're in the mood for a workout, there's a complete fitness center on site; and when you just want to relax with neighbors, there's an on-site clubhouse.
In addition to the private garage option, there are community parking lots and storage for your bicycle. The community also offers convenient on-site emergency management.
Quincy's Willard Street is the site of several New England family-style restaurants. Noted for their specialty pizzas, the Old Railroad Cafe serves such ethnically-diverse food choices as gyros, burritos and calzones and pasta. Even their cheeseburgers reflect regional American tastes, such as the Hawaiian, Western and Southern cheeseburgers. Their sub choices are virtually limitless and include a variety of egg subs. Not to be outdone, Old Railroad's salads include Greek, Italian and American Southwest choices.
Fish & chips, a favorite dinner, comes served with salad with Italian house dressing and garlic bread. Other dinner varieties include chicken, veal, or eggplant Parm and the gyro platter, all served with garlic bread and salad with house dressing. Even kids can take part in the enjoyment of dining at Old Railroad with such menu choices as spaghetti or ziti and meatballs or two slices of cheese pizza with cola. Whether you want a relaxed dine-out meal, a quick takeout or catering, the Old Railroad can accommodate your order.
If you're looking for a casual cafe, a friendly neighborhood pub, a convenient takeout or a traditional fine dining experience, you can find all these at Quincy's Common Market Restaurants. All family-owned businesses, the multiple dining establishments on "restaurant row" each feature their own atmosphere and menu.
Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner, the Chowder House features traditional New England fine dining served both upstairs and downstairs in a nautical-style décor. For lunch, the Chowder House New England clam and seafood chowders served by the cup or bowl are customer favorites. Pair one of those with a crab cake sandwich or fish tacos. For a complete lunch experience, try Chowder House's broiled or baked stuffed scallops or scrod, broiled salmon or the fried Fisherman's platter.
Begin your dinner at the Chowder House with such delicious appetizers as a crab cake, traditional shrimp cocktail, scallops and bacon or sautéed mussels. Favorite house classic dinner entrees include the seafood casserole and surf & turf with two jumbo shrimp and petit filet.
Also located on "restaurant row," the Cafe de Paris offers eat-in dining and a bar in a French bistro-style atmosphere. Open Mondays-Saturdays, the Cafe serves lunch 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., followed by dinner until 10 p.m.
Begin your meal at the Cafe with a cup or bowl of their exclusive French onion soup or creamy clam chowder. For an entrée, try a bistro salad of baby greens with fresh apples, goat cheese, crisp bacon, grapes and candied walnuts topped with tarragon dressing and crisp onions. Maybe you prefer one of Cafe's classics, such as broiled haddock parisienne or a delicious sandwich, such as a French dip or charbroiled angus beef bistro burger topped with gorgonzola cheese, caramelized onions and BBQ ranch sauce and served with lettuce and tomato.
For a bit different pub experience, Darcy's Pub at the Common Market is a favorite local stop that features their popular pub-style pizza available until midnight seven days a week.
Whether you prefer to dine in or have your order delivered, you'll find Darcy's service to be outstanding. From the original cheese pan pizza to their special pizza of the month, Darcy's pizzas will satisfy appetites small and large.
For hearty soup choices, Darcy's features creamy New England clam chowder and their exclusive Gaelic three-onion soup with toasted cheddar cheese. Add a pressed Rueben sandwich with corned beef or turkey and sauerkraut, Swiss cheese and Russian dressing on rustic bread au jus. The heartier appetite will appreciate a pub dinner, such as the Dubliner with marinated and grilled sirloin steak tips, peppers and onions, the County Cork featuring scrod topped with homemade Ritz-cracker crumb topping or the Shepherd's pie with slow-cooked beef, root veggies and sweet corn.
If you want fast, casual and affordable dine-in or takeout food, the Common Market Food Court offers a variety certain to satisfy any taste. The Pasta Caffe features authentic Italian dishes, including their "signature" paninis, with a choice of chicken or eggplant Parmesan, served on baked herb focaccia bread.
From land or sea, the Fish 'n Chicken on the Food Court features boneless, skinless chicken or fish and specialty family value meals, including two whole rotisserie chickens, turkey with pan gravy and baked stuffed chicken.
Have fun at Creation Pizza & Salads on the Food Court as you create your own salad by choosing your base, up to four toppings and dressing, or create your own pizza from a choice of crust size, sauce, up to four toppings and cheese.
The health-conscious diner will love the Food Court's Healthy Kitchen & Yogurt Bar, featuring such healthy salads as the Detox chopped salad, lettuce wraps with crispy beef or chicken, stir-fry chicken seared in a wok with steamed veggies, grilled chicken, salmon or tuna or broiled scrod. Even the Kitchen's burgers are healthy and include the lean ground white turkey burger and veggie burger with mozzarella cheese. Top off your healthy meal with your choice of 12 flavors of yogurt, gelato, sorbet or ice cream.