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Schoolhouse at Lower Mills

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Schoolhouse at Lower Mills offers an education in comfort and style. Living well is easy when you have this attractive, pristine residence to come home to every night. The complex's fresh and stately exterior makes a brilliant first impression on all who drive by or enter. The exterior is beautifully maintained and landscaped in a way that flawlessly combines classic architecture with urban sensibilities. Every spacious unit in Schoolhouse at Lower Mills features beautiful stainless steel appliances, gleaming granite countertops and pristine hardwood floors. Individual units also feature special touches like large windows, fireplaces, crown molding and built-in shelving. Residents of Schoolhouse at Lower Mills enjoy the luxury of high-quality Kohler baths and attractive lighting fixtures. In addition, each unit offers the convenience of a private in-home washer and dryer. Potential tenants have the option to choose from units with one bedroom or two bedrooms.

Why go to the gym when you can workout at home? Residents of Schoolhouse at Lower Mills enjoy the use of a private fitness center that is equipped with the latest and best workout machines. In addition, there is a special clubroom for residents to use. The complex even offers storage space that is extremely valuable to city dwellers looking to safely store possessions without dealing with clutter or hassles. The complex's off-street parking allows residents and their guests to enjoy the convenience and security of having designed places to park their vehicles. This modern building is also designed to offer disability access.

In addition to providing a beautiful living environment, Schoolhouse at Lower Mills also offers perks that are designed to make the lives of busy residents a little easier. The complex provides residents with the ability to make online payments and submit work orders online. Residents are permitted to own dogs and cats in this pet-friendly environment.

Schoolhouse at Lower Mills is located just minutes from Boston's downtown. The complex allows residents to mix the best of city living with the quaint touches and comforts of a house in the country. Every unit is a clean, fresh canvas that has plenty of room for beautiful furniture and artwork. The spacious, open quality of the rooms in each unit allows for residents to decorate with furniture pieces that include large couches, tables, entertainment centers and chests. The beautiful, modern kitchens and roomy living rooms at Schoolhouse at Lower Mills are ideal for entertaining guests.

Having features like oversized windows, high ceilings, granite-topped counters and high-end fixtures and appliances certainly makes a difference. People will find those features and more under one roof at this premier residential apartment building in the beautiful and historic Lower Mills area, which is characterized by old factories, warehouses, and the Neponset River, which separates Boston from Milton. The area, once known for its industrial activities, is now a hotspot for growth and development. It is quickly developing a reputation for offering resident and tourist-oriented amenities like bars, five-star restaurants, shopping centers, and art galleries. This area of Boston is also ideal for those with an active lifestyle, as there are multiple bike paths close by, along with the chance to go kayaking and hiking at nearby sites during the summer. Fitness fanatics can also get in a good workout in inclement weather with the onsite gym, which has state-of-the-art aerobic machines and weights.

Like many apartment buildings, this residence has a number of onsite amenities and conveniences available for residents’ exclusive use. The building notes that it is handicap accessible, which is an increasingly common feature found in modern luxury buildings. There is also high-speed internet access available in the building’s main areas and in the individual apartments. Residents can hang out and relax in the resident clubroom, which has seating areas that welcome tenants to sit and socialize. Residents planning to bring cars have access to off-street parking in the building’s own lot, and there is additional onsite storage space for residents who need more room for their personal belongings beyond what their apartments offer. The building is operated by a professional management team, which means that residents can voice their concerns and have their needs attended to when problems come up. The building also has an online portal where occupants can pay bills, submit work orders and more.

In addition to the community-wide benefits residents get from living here, there are some universal commonalities that make the apartment building a special and attractive place. Large picture windows, some of which offer magnificent views, high ceilings, granite counters, polished hardwood floors, hotel-style bathrooms with quality Kohler fixtures, gourmet kitchens outfitted with stainless steel appliances, in-unit washing machines and dryers, and gas cooking stoves are a few of the standout amenities one will find upon moving into this building.

People looking to move into this building will find a combination of one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments to choose from. Prospective tenants are welcome to call to inquire about the availability of the apartments units and their prices, but the building’s management notes that prices and availability are subject to change. They add that square footage is an approximate value for each apartment size and unit, and the actual dimensions might vary slightly.

There are multiple options available in each category of apartment size, which gives prospective residents a choice of apartment based on size, price, building, and other selective criteria. Those looking for a two-bedroom apartment might find an apartment that ranges in size from around 830 SF to over 1,000 SF. The two-bedroom apartments come with a full bath. A smaller two-bedroom unit, such as one that spans 836 SF, has a rental price of about $2,275 per month. This apartment has two bedrooms and a luxurious bathroom. In an apartment of this size, people will get a nice combination of sleeping space, work/study space, and living space. A spacious foyer makes a grand entry into the apartment, and it leads to the first of two bedrooms, which covers a total distance of 10’8” x 10’3.” The bedroom benefits from both natural light and views with two windows, and it has a generously-sized closet with built-in storage space to facilitate organizing and storage. The spacious bathroom covers a size of 8’4” x 7’3,” and it has an open layout that makes it easy to get ready in the morning without feeling cramped. The full bath is next to the master bedroom, which has a two-door closet that has built-in shelves and racks for storage. This bedroom covers an area of 10’11” x 11’3.” It also gets plenty of sunlight through two picture windows that offer lovely views. Next to the bedroom is a living room with four windows spread out across two walls. The living room is sized 13’5” x 12’9.” It has neutral tones on the walls, which makes it easy to decorate and design in many ways. This room opens directly to the gourmet kitchen, which has an urban-chic design with polished appliances and an open layout that makes it easy to move around, cook, and clean. The kitchen has a total size of 8’8” x 10’3.” It comes with ample counter space and a breakfast bar that contains a stainless steel sink. With the addition of high-backed chairs and bar stools, the kitchen can easily become a pleasant eating area for a quick snack or a low-key meal. Hardwood floors are a highlight of this apartment unit, and it also has granite-topped counters in the kitchen and Kohler fixtures in the bathroom. Cats and dogs are permitted in this unit, but the pet policy may restrict pets in other apartments. The largest apartment that people will find in this building is a two-bedroom apartment on the second floor that spans a total size of 1,013 SF. The apartment is equipped with hardwood floors, granite counters, top fixtures in the bathroom and stainless steel appliances. The foyer opens to a hallway that transitions to an expansive living room that covers an area of 11’2” x 14’6.” At the end of the living room is a deep window seating area with two windows side-by-side. The living room’s rectangular shape makes it ideally sized for furniture of assorted shapes and sizes. The apartment’s open design continues with the kitchen, which is made complete with a glamorous breakfast bar accented with overhead lighting. The breakfast bar can easily serve as a seating area for daily meals, and there is room in the dining area for a formal dining table. The kitchen covers an area of 8’8” x 8’6,” and it features a pleasantly open interior and a full set of stainless steel appliances. A master bedroom and a smaller bedroom are down the hall from the kitchen, and each is filled with light from multiple windows. The master bedroom has a total size of 13’6” x 11.’ The second bedroom is sized 10’9” x 12’10.” This bedroom also has a deep closet with built-in storage space and four windows. The two bedrooms share a full bathroom that has a large vanity and a full-size tub with a shower. Sleek and modern Kohler fixtures and appliances are a standout feature in this 8’10” x 6’8” room.

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