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Watch Factory Lofts

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185 Cresent Street



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Housed in a historic building in Waltham, the Watch Factory Lofts are unique one-bedroom homes that have spacious living rooms, a room that can be used for a bathroom or office, and a single bathroom. The kitchen shares its space with the living room, as well as the in-unit laundry that comes with a full-size washer and dryer. The kitchen also comes with a stove and oven, a refrigerator, and a dishwasher.

Despite the modern comforts available in these homes, the lofts still retain the historical charm and roominess of the building. The inside of the typical loft has warm brick walls, as well as wide, spacious windows that overlook the courtyard and river. The living and kitchen area of the loft has hardwood flooring while the bedroom or office space has wall-to-wall carpeting. The generous windows are covered in stainless blinds. The washer and dryer are energy efficient and are EnergyStar rated. Each loft also comes wired for high-speed wireless Internet access as well.

Aside from comforts found in the lofts, people who live here can also enjoy amenities in the building and community itself. The building has a casual dining area for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It also makes available a 24-hour fitness center for residents' exclusive use. The common area in the building is set up as a WiFi hotspot. Additionally, residents can enjoy private storage for their recreational gear like their bicycles and kayaks.

The luxurious one-bedroom homes in the Watch Factory Lofts in Waltham are housed in a unique, historic building that has been entirely refitted to provide an excellent experience in urban life. Located only minutes from downtown Boston, this development offers all the character of its truly historic riverfront location directly on the banks of the Charles River. The 150-year-old Watch Factory that houses these lofts provides a classic New England brick industrial look that hosts the ultimate in modern design inside. These luxury lofts are located only 10 miles from Boston in a mixed-use community that includes dining, shopping, offices and homes. Residents here enjoy easy access to Rote 20, Route 128, Interstate 95, Interstate 90 and the Mass Pike. For daily drivers, this development is an excellent commuters' choice. For those who prefer public transportation, these apartments offer a short, walkable commute to the MBTA Commuter Rail. It's also easy to walk from this development to Moody Street, the center of Waltham's bustling dining, shopping and entertainment district.

The walk to the Waltham T stop from this building is a mere half-mile along the beautiful Charles River Greenway, while the development is less than two miles from colleges and universities. Situated directly on the Charles, it also offers easy access to an array of outdoor activities and green spaces.

Historic Beauty and Modern Comfort

The extensive restoration of this historic building produced beautiful, modern results amid historic architecture. Loft apartments here feature exposed brick and rows of large windows amid spacious, open-plan design. Premium finishes are available in every unit in this property, which offers an array of one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments suitable for individuals, couples and families. For people who are looking for a luxurious stay in the Boston area for work, furnished rentals are also an option in this development. Eco-friendly, durable and beautiful flooring is featured in each apartment, with textured carpet tiles in living and sleeping areas alongside certified sustainable marmoleum flooring in the kitchens and bathrooms. The kitchens here are designed for gourmet cooking, with high-end finishes and durable features. Stainless-steel, efficient appliances are topped with granite countertops and elegant cabinetry.

Inside each apartment, wood beams add to the authentic feel of every unit in this development. With loft living at the center of the vision for the space, many apartments here offer two-level living. Each apartment has a washer and dryer on site for extra comfort and convenience.

River Walks and Kayak Decks

The amenities in every apartment in this community are mirrored with those available to all residents. Beautiful river views are widely available from apartment windows, and the grounds feature a walking trail and two kayaking docks for easy enjoyment of the Charles River. Specialized bike and kayak storage is available for residents who want to make the most of the beautiful outdoor surroundings. For people who want to enjoy indoor exercise, a full-service fitness center offers advanced cardio and strength training machines for an effective workout.

Throughout common areas, high-speed Wi-Fi is available for complete, instant connectivity. The professional property management for this development is located on site with a full-time facilities manager to address resident concerns. It's easy to handle payments, as online, electronic options are easily available. And when residents want to enjoy a great evening out and stay at home, the breakfast, lunch and dinner options available at the development's restaurants make delicious choices.

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