A traditional city neighborhood with an extended waterfront playground.
South Boston, fondly dubbed “Southie” by locals, is one of the area’s oldest and most storied neighborhoods. A strong sense of tradition lives on here: locals remain intensely devoted to Boston sports teams and celebrate holidays with ornate parades and displays of pride. Long stretches of beaches and a historical waterfront park along Dorchester Bay make South Boston attractive to nature-lovers, long distance runners, and families alike.
Waterfront walks and a true sense of community.
Locals spend their weekend days taking long strolls down William Day Boulevard which traces the edge of Dorchester Bay, pausing to watch gulls sail over the South Boston shoreline. Adventurous trekkers can go as far as Head Island Causeway, often rewarding themselves with hot fish and chips from Sullivan’s on Castle Island when they reach the end of the road. The South Boston population is bonded by a strong sense of community, and they demonstrate it best each year during their famous St. Patrick’s Day parade, when nearly every resident comes to march or watch along with visitors from other parts of the city and state.
Classic Boston with an easy commute to downtown.
Those who live in South Boston embody what it truly means to be from old-school Boston. Every game that the Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, and Bruins play is watched with near-religious fervor over pitchers at many a local pub. They gather to chat local politics along the hand-carved bar at Amrheins and lunch on spuckies (Boston’s take on sub sandwiches) at Worden Hall. South Boston residents have a quick commute to the city center, so Downtown’s draws are only fifteen minutes away.
A sky crisscrossed by jets.
Many planes landing at Logan International Airport fly directly adjacent to South Boston, though the residential neighborhood is not actually in the flight path. Residents often consider them a reminder of the cosmopolitan hub that Boston is, and the distant hum of jet engines fades into the background.
New construction meets traditional.
South Boston is a mishmash of architecture and living options. Traditional triple-deckers divided into condominiums and apartments border historic single-family homes and modern new construction developments with elevators and garage parking. There is a distinct difference between the housing options on the East Side, which are more conventional, and the West Side, where homes are largely brand new and modern.
Weekends spent exploring the grounds of Castle Island and Fort Independence Park.
Pleasure Bay is the hidden gem of South Boston and exploring the area makes residents feel as though they are living in the land of legends. When standing on the shores of Castle Island, one can imagine the tall masts of Revolutionary War ships just over the horizon, and visitors can still wander the very granite chambers of Fort Independence Park that inspired writer Edgar Allen Poe.
With a plethora of luxurious lifestyle options there’s a deal of ultra-luxury developments.
Many of these offer amenities such as concierge for ease of access in everyday living. Along with garage or valet parking, on-site dining options, and private resident spaces for exclusive use. You’ll often times find fitness options, outdoor roof decks courtyards, or elevator access throughout.
The Macallen building has 140 Gold LEED certified units, running from studios to three bedrooms. Set at the crossroads of two of Boston’s hottest neighborhoods, is one of the best buildings in the city. Homes feature floor-to-ceiling windows, european inspired kitchens, and modern bathrooms that feel like you’re at the spa. Building amenities include a rooftop pool, movie room, concierge, and onsite garage parking. Broadway MBTA is right outside the building, providing easy access to South Station, the financial district, and downtown Boston. Dining and nightlife on Broadway is unmatched in Boston.
Located in the ever popular Broadway area of South Boston, Allele, a luxury development made for the city life in mind. Residences emphasize natural light with floor-to-ceiling windows, and kitchens open to your living space. Plans range from 1 bedrooms to 3, with available garage parking. The neighborhood is perfect for the young professional, walking distance to Broadway MBTA, you’re a short ride to South Station and the financial district. The Seaport and harbor walk is a short trip away, for even more shopping and fine dining. Nearby to Whole Foods, Starbucks and highly regarded Social Wines.
Boutique living at 14 WEST along the corner of Boston’s three hottest neighborhoods. Residences here feature unique floorplans across 1 up to 4 bedroom plans. Take in view from your living room of The South End, South Boston and The Seaport District. Building Amenities feature in-home sonos pre-wired, a 24-hour private fitness center equipped with Peloton bikes, and a roof deck offering unobstructed views of Boston. Valet parking, and even dog-walking is available in this pet-friendly community.
One of the first in luxury, Court Square Press, features loft style living in Boston’s best spot to live! The South Boston, South End and Seaport connection meets at the Broadway T Stop, home to these brick and beam loft style condos! 130 Units across 2 buildings, which range from 1 bedroom to 3+ bed plans. Converted to homes in 2003, the building offers an outdoor pool, onsite gym and parking garage, along with a 24/7 Concierge. Top restaurants in the Seaport such as Lolita and Row 34 are a short walk away.
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