As one of Boston’s neighborhoods, Allston is a great location for people looking to live in the city but also get more bang for their buck. It’s home to part of Harvard’s campus, great bars and restaurants, and amazing luxury apartments. Get the best of city life without being right downtown in Allston. The luxury apartment buildings in Allston below include some of the best in Boston, and 5 of our favorites are below.
Trac 75 is a newly constructed luxury building in the center of Allston. For ultimate convenience, it’s blocks away from the Boston Landing Commuter Rail Station and close to all of Allston’s action. Taking advantage of its great location, where you can admire the neighborhood from above at Trac 75’s community rooftop deck. Other high-end community amenities include: a game/media room, fireplace lounge, fitness center, and patio. For your furry friends, the building is pet-friendly and has a bark park and dog spa on-site. Additionally, to make your commute easier, Trac 75 offers bicycle parking and an enclosed garage. They’re also taking steps toward being socially responsible as a member of the National Apartment Association and a supporter of the non-profit organization Move for Hunger.
In the studio units, you’ll find top-of-the-line everything- from Grohe fixtures to Quartz countertops. Apartments also come with designer luxury vinyl tiling (LVT) flooring, huge 8’6 ceilings, in-unit washers/dryer, and massive closets. Another great perk of living here is that gas heating is included in your rent, perfect for those freezing Boston winters.
If you want space and city living, look no further than Continuum. Continuum is perched on the edge of a park with a playground, skate park, and more! Continuum has flexible floor plans from studio apartments to 3-bedroom units. Split between 2 pet-friendly buildings, Continuum North and Continuum South, each has their own unique flair. Continuum North features sleek dark wood floors and cabinets while Continuum South has a brighter look with light flooring and white cabinets. Some units are furnished with MIT Media Lab-designed ORI modular furniture, a modern way to optimize city living space. Both buildings offer great views of the city and access to Continuum’s amazing amenities. Residents can enjoy a green space on the roof or in the community backyard. In addition, residents have access to fitness center, cyber lounge, dog wash room, and game room.
Continuum is unique because of its commitment to environmentally-friendly practices, like their electric car charging stations, bike parking, and LEED Gold certified buildings. You can even shop super local at The Shops, a retail space built into the ground-floor level of the buildings.
Up next are the E3 Apartments, a luxury complex made up of the Eco, Edge, and Element buildings. Though they share a general location just off the Griggs Street Green Line stop, each building has its own unique feel. Living in one of the E3 buildings comes with a huge perk- residents of the 3 buildings have access to all of the complex’s amenities. Not only does E3 offer an incredible location near some of the city’s best international cuisines (Indian, Italian, Korean, and Middle Eastern to name a few) and nightlife hotspots, but the amenity package will have you ready to move in today. Residents can enjoy access to:
- A garden terrace with BBQ grills
- Chic roof lounge spaces
- Multiple fitness facilities (equipped with spin bikes, barres, and virtual fitness classes)
- A work bar
- A full demonstration kitchen
- A gaming room
- Indoor resident lounges
- On-site single stream recycling and composting center
- A pet spa/wash room
- Package acceptance
- A Locker storage
- On-site private storage
- Bike storage
- Covered parking
- Electric car charging stations
- and Zip Cars available on premises.
With all these incredible amenities, the only decision is which E3 building suits you the best when looking for luxury apartment buildings in Allston. Here’s a breakdown of the pet-friendly complex to help you decide which is right for you:
As one of the most environmentally-conscious buildings in the area, Eco is designed with the environment in mind. It’s as gorgeous and luxurious as it is smart and conscious, earning it a Platinum LEED certification. Eco has a mix of chic studio, 1-bedroom, and 2-bedroom apartments that blend livable design with eco-conscious living. The apartments have high-end touches like sleek design, silestone counters, and composite wood flooring, plus energy-efficient appliances and large windows to reduce your energy consumption.
Edge mixes stylish design and smart living. Here you’ll find studio units as well as 1- or 2- bedroom apartments. Some of the 2-bedroom apartments even have 2 bathrooms. Ultra luxurious Edge offers 7-9’ ceilings, in-unit washers and dryers, energy-efficient appliances (including heating and cooling), and beautiful bathrooms with custom cabinetry and sleek water-conscious fixtures. Some units offer huge floor-to-ceiling windows and private balconies or patios for high-end living.
Last but not least, Element has mostly 1-bedroom units with studios and 2-bedroom apartments also available. The open layout and stylish kitchens make Element a super luxurious choice. The designer kitchens include energy-efficient appliances, sleek ceramic or glass back-splashes, custom cabinetry, and stone counter-tops. Equally high-end bathrooms have custom cabinetry and sleek water-conscious fixtures, plus the unit comes with an energy-efficient washer and dryer. Throughout the apartment you’ll find large windows (and floor-to-ceiling windows in some units), huge 7-9’ ceilings, and chic flooring like polished concrete and modern wood.
Want to Know More About the Luxury Apartment Buildings in Allston?
If Allston is where you want to be (and who doesn’t want to be in this fabulous neighborhood), Trac 75, Continuum, or any of the E3 apartments are great luxury apartment buildings in Allston. Still can’t decide which one is right for you? Contact us and we can help you learn more as well as explore other options for luxury living!
Published August 4, 2020
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