The Residences at Rivers Edge
100 Rivers Edge Drive
At The Residences at Rivers Edge, residents can enjoy stylish living and parkland views within a short commute of downtown Boston. Studio, one-bedroom, two-bedroom, and three-bedroom apartments come in a variety of layouts, ranging from 560 up to 1358 square feet.
The condo-style apartments of The Residences at Rivers Edge include gourmet kitchens, spa-inspired bathrooms and top-grade finishes and details throughout. Standard on all residences are open-concept kitchens with oversized islands, ENERGY STAR stainless steel appliances, Brazilian granite countertops, European-style cabinetry, and built-in refrigerators. Select units also feature spacious kitchen pantries. All residences feature oversized soaking tubs, custom bathroom cabinetry, oversized mirrors, and tiled floors and tub surrounds. Hardwood floors are standard throughout living areas, as are oversized windows, dressed with custom window treatments.
In select apartments, residents may opt for fireplaces, 10 to 14-foot ceilings, linen closets, walk-in closets, and balconies or patios with sweeping Medford views. The sheer range of floor plans available makes it easy for individual residents to identify the right apartment for their needs.
Just outside the door, residents can enjoy resort-style living, with numerous premium services and amenities right at home. The Residences at Rivers Edge features an extensive clubhouse compound, complete with a theater, game room, fitness center, and more. The theater room features high-definition technology, gaming systems, and laptop connectivity. In the game room, residents can unwind with a pool table, HDTV, and iPod dock. The fitness center boasts cutting-edge equipment, including personal video screens to make working out fun. For resident gatherings, the gourmet demonstration kitchen and pub are open for larger events. Outside, the in-ground pool and sun deck are a popular destination during warmer weather. Regularly organized community recreational activities take place around the landscaped grounds or at Rivers Edge Park and jogging trail, which abuts The Residences at Rivers Edge property.
On a practical note, residents with their own vehicles can take advantage of the controlled-access underground parking garage. The Wellington Station Orange Line MBTA stop is just eight minutes from The Residences at Rivers Edge, by foot. For any issues, emergency assistance is available 24 hours a day. The management company is also available for regular day-to-day needs, including package acceptance, valet dry cleaning, guest suite rental for visitors, and the "While You're Away" program.
The Residence at River's Edge is a relatively new community that is located along the Malden River in Medford, Massachusetts. This community, which is merely 10 minutes from Boston provides quite a bit of outdoor space, but it is also easy to access the city. In fact, it is actually within walking distance from the property. This property came to be when the 10 acres in front of the river became the focus of a renovation project to bring the park back to the wildlife and the people in the community.
As a community that is dedicated to green living, the park continues to thrive, and it is open to the public from every day until the sun sets. Keeping with the green living concept, all of the apartments have Energy Star appliances that are designed to reduce the amount of energy that is required to run them. The windows are low energy, which means that they are designed to keep the heat in during the winter and the cool air in during the summer. In addition, the thermostats for each apartment are located in a convenient area of the home so that is can easily be programmed to save more energy.
Each floor of the building is designed with recycling chutes for the residents to use that are designed to make it easier to recycle. The roof of the building is landscaped so that it reduces runoff when there is a storm, and the pools in the community are even heated with a solar panel.
Garage parking is available for residents, but for those who prefer to take public transportation daily, there are quite a few options in the area. Wellington Station, which is only about an eight-minute walk from the property, is available as well as the commuter rail at North Station and a bus connection that can be found at Wellington. If a resident needs a rental car for any reason, zipcars are available in the neighborhood as well.
Insofar as local entertainment for residents to enjoy, there is an IMAX Theater and an AMC Theater nearby as well as the Faneuil Hall and the Boston Opera House. With three large malls in the area, there are plenty of shopping opportunities and dining options for residents to enjoy as well.
Apartment Floor Plans and Features
In this community, residents can choose from a studio apartment, a one-bedroom apartment, a two-bedroom apartment, or a three-bedroom apartment. These options range in size from 594 square feet to a much larger size of 1358 square feet, which can accommodate families of nearly any size. Each apartment features a spacious, yet modern looking design that has the luxurious feel that residents are looking for.
In each apartment, residents will find vaulted ceilings that are 10 to 14 feet high, which makes the rooms look more spacious. The windows in the living space are quite large, and they nearly reach the ceiling and the floor in some of the rooms. Many of the apartments in the community also have a balcony or a patio that residents can enjoy at any time. With views of the Boston skyline, the sunset is pretty amazing.
All of the apartments in this community are designed with hardwood floors to give the space an elegant design that is easy to clean as well. Washers and dryers are included in all apartments, but some are going to be full-sized models, while others are stackable versions that do not take up as much space. These apartments are designed with ample storage space; in fact, many of the apartments with master bedrooms have walk-in closets. Fireplaces are also available in some apartments.
The bathrooms in the resident suites are spa-inspired, which means that they have a large tub that is ideal for soaking in and it creates a location where residents can pamper themselves. The flooring and the wall surrounding the tub is made from a lovely speckled tile, and the cabinets on the vanity are all custom-made to provide storage for linens and there is even an oversized mirror on the unit.
For residents who like to cook, the kitchens that are in these apartments provide a gourmet experience that is not available in many homes. The appliances are all stainless steel, and the cabinets in the space are all custom-made with a European-style that is dark and elegant. The microwave, the dishwasher, and even the refrigerator are built into the design.
The countertops are made from Brazilian granite that is light in color, which creates a gorgeous contrast to the dark cabinets. All of the kitchens sport an open concept design with a large island that doubles as a breakfast bar, and the trash and the recycling bin is designed to be concealed in the cabinets.
One of the reasons that this community is so attractive to prospective residents is the amenities that will be available to them when they move in. There is a large clubhouse area that is designed for residents to use when they wish to host parties or private events. There is a Wi-Fi available in the clubhouse and the courtyard so that residents can easily connect their devices to the internet when needed. There is also a demo kitchen and pub in the common area that can be used to create hors-d'oeuvres and snacks for community gatherings.
There is also a community game room that is available on premise that has all of the most up-to-date gaming systems for residents to enjoy as pool tables, large high-definition televisions, and there is even a theater that shows movies for the residents to enjoy. There is also a large fitness center where residents can easily work on their cardio and strengthen their muscles.
Outside, residents will be able to enjoy taking their furry friends on walks through this pet-friendly community. There are paths to walk on, jogging trails to enjoy, and workout equipment to use in the park, which residents have direct access to. In fact, kayaking in the river in the backyard is even an option for residents to enjoy.
In addition to all of the lush gardens and park area in the community, residents will be able to enjoy a gorgeous, heated, resort-style pool that is fenced as well as a spa area to enjoy. The deck area is quite spacious, and it faces the south so that residents can experience an exceptional sunbathing experience. There are also grills and tables near the pool that residents can enjoy as they are soaking up the sun.
Common areas in the community like the lounge and the lobby have a refreshment bar with coffee and tea. Recreational activities are often organized in the community for residents to enjoy, and there is even a valet dry cleaning service available for residents to use. When a resident's family or friends are visiting the area, the property has two extra suites on the premise that can be reserved. The kitchens in these units are fully equipped, linens will be provided, and a cleaning service is offered.
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