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Quincy Commons

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Situated right off Quincy Shore Drive at 1 Canton Road in Quincy, MA, Quincy Commons offers views that other complexes in the area can't match. Tenants can look out their windows over the beautiful courtyards and right out to the ocean or take a walk down to Wollaston Beach to experience the beauty of the shorefront whenever the mood strikes them. This idyllic setting is just five minutes from the Marina Bay and ten minutes from Boston via I-93. Public transportation is available less than one mile away at the Red Line North Quincy subway station.

The stylish brick buildings that house the apartments at Quincy Commons sit in an open courtyard complete with a communal pool. Residents who like working with plants can enjoy the outdoors while tending one of the dedicated garden plots. Indoor recreation options include a modern fitness center equipped with cardio machines and a full range of free weights.

Whether renting a studio, one-bedroom or two-bedroom unit, tenants at Quincy Commons enjoy the convenience of having heat, hot water and cooking gas included in the price of the rent. Monthly budgeting is easier without having to juggle extra bills for these amenities. Also included is the use of an onsite laundry facility and dedicated assigned parking spaces for each unit. Storage is available on the premises should residents need more space to store their belongings.

Patio and balcony areas provide sweeping views from every apartment. Interior touches such as faux granite countertops and hardwood flooring make for luxurious living spaces. The full-sized kitchens are perfect for entertaining, and dishwashers in select units take the hassle out of cleaning up after dinner parties.

Secure gated access and 24-hour on-call maintenance lets tenants at Quincy Commons go about their daily lives without worry. Should anything go wrong, there's always someone right there to help and get everything back on track.

Constructed in 1970 and located in North Quincy off Quincy Shore Drive, the gated 232-unit Quincy Commons luxury apartment complex offers both cozy and stylish living in a peaceful setting. The individual brick garden-style buildings are situated on an open courtyard surrounded by lush green shrubs and trees. The brick-inlaid walkways are tastefully lined with beautiful flowers. Situated in a courtyard in the center of the community, the warm-season swimming pool is the perfect gathering place for you and your neighbors.

The one-bath, 440-square-foot studio units rent for between $1,438 and $1,794 per month. The 660-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bath units rent for between $1,650 and $2,159 per month. The 790-square-foot two-bedroom, one-bath units rent for between $1,898 and $2,334 per month.

Compared with other apartments, there are fewer utility concerns for residents of the community, as heat, hot water and gas are all included in the rent. Each apartment features a well-designed, roomy floor plan and courtyard view from a patio or balcony.

The baths and kitchens have been recently renovated, and the kitchens feature attractive faux granite countertops, a refrigerator, a microwave and garbage disposal. The air-conditioned, cable-ready units are also equipped with high-speed Internet capabilities.

In addition to the swimming pool and sun deck, community residents can work out in the on-site fitness center. There's 24-hour on-call maintenance and a handy on-site laundry center, saving you the need to take a trip to a commercial laundromat. You also don't need to worry about packing too much when you're moving into your new apartment, as extra storage is available, as is one assigned parking space for your vehicle.

North Quincy Neighborhood

North Quincy is an ideal place to call home, as there are several opportunities for employment, as well as plenty of recreational activities and retail shopping and restaurant establishments.

Headquartered at 100 Newport Avenue, Granite Communications provides services to several businesses in North America and is one of the area's major employers. Granite offers solutions for such communication areas as voice, date, Internet, wireless, secure networking and video.

PharmaLogics Recruiting, on Heritage Drive, provides employers, small and large, in the life science industry with hiring solutions. The team at PharmaLogics focuses on providing top employees, decreasing the employer's time in filling positions and reducing their cost of placement.

Another important area employer, Boston Scientific, is dedicated to finding and creating innovative medical solutions to improve the health and lives of patients all around the world. Boston Scientific seeks employees who are imaginative problem solvers and who view their careers personally, not just as "jobs."

Once you've landed your dream career in the Quincy area, you'll certainly be interested in what local recreational activities are available. Also known as Pope Park, the 66-acre Pope John Paul II Reservation, once the site of a landfill, borders the Neponset River. Following restoration of the salt marsh area, the state Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) planted native shrubs and trees, which has resulted in several bird species returning to the park for their habitat. Bird watching is now a popular activity in the park, where visitors can view such species as great blue herons, snowy egrets and ducks. The walking and hiking trails are paved, making for relaxing bird watching. Enjoy a picnic in one of the picnic areas, and let the kids play on one of the playgrounds or enjoy a game of soccer on the field. Free on-site parking is available.

Maybe your choice of recreational activity is golf, and you can find the ideal golfing experience at Granite Links Golf Club at 100 Quarry Hills Drive. Serving both private members and public visitors, Granite Links features 27 challenging holes of links-style golf among spectacular scenery that includes awe-inspiring views of the Boston skyline, the Harbor islands and the Blue Hills Reservation.

The general public may use the Public Driving Range, book restrictive tee times and dine in the Tavern Restaurant and Crossing 9's Patio & Bar. Members have preference in choice of tee times and exclusive use of the Grass Driving Range, Short Game Practice Complex, private grills and locker rooms.

When Granite Links opened in 2003, Golf Digest declared it among the top 10 U.S. upscale golf courses.

Granite Links' special events facilities are perfect for holding your wedding reception, corporate event or anniversary or birthday party. From the members' exclusive Grille Room to the Grand Ballroom, each facility features its own unique atmosphere and inspiration for your particular event.

Located next to the lighted driving range, Granite Links' Crossing 9's Patio & Bar is open seven days a week, serving breakfast at the walk-in window beginning at 7 a.m. and full lunches and dinners with drinks until midnight. Watch a gorgeous New England sunset on the Outdoor Patio Bar with a fire pit, multiple TVs and live music Thursdays-Sundays.

Offering a unique grocery shopping experience, Kam Man Food supermarket at 1219 Quincy Street features a large selection of Asian food, housewares and gifts. Kam Man carries such specialty food products as bok choy shoots, Fuji apples, whole ducks, pork feet, frozen rabbit and Jasmine rice.

North Quincy Restaurants

If you prefer not to cook at home, there's a wide variety of restaurants in the North Quincy area from which to choose your favorite cuisine. Located at 397 Hancock Street, Shabu Restaurant features hot pot food served indoors or out in their beautiful Japanese-themed garden. Shabu is unique in that they don't use monosodium glutamate (MSG) in any of their delectable soup bases, which include soybean, spicy Szechuan, Japanese curry and the salty, sweet Japanese soy meso. Shabu's exclusive meat dishes include Japanese tontoro pork, squid, fish paste and tofu, seafood dumplings, salmon head, ostrich and quail eggs.

For a complete dining experience, try Shabu's all-you-can-eat lunch buffet served daily 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. or dinner buffet served Mondays-Wednesdays, which also includes dessert. At either meal, you can enjoy your fill of such delicious meats as tripe, lamb or meatballs, delectable seafood like whitefish, king oysters, squid or scallops, healthy veggies including shiitake mushrooms, fried tofu puff, bok choy or napa and rice and pastas such as vermicelli and Japanese ramen noodles. In addition to these, dinner-only meat choices include angus rib eye, beef tendon bones and tongue and quail eggs.

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