The Forecaster Building Located in Downtown Boston is part of a long history of having buildings that were a place of business at one point in time. The Bulfinch Triangle, you can find many buildings with a rich history and were largely part of commerce, and The Forecaster Building is no exception. The Forecaster Building which dates back to 1918 was home to the Forecaster Raincoat Co, and then in 2017, it was converted into 80 condominiums ranging in size from the $400’s to just north of $1 Million. There will be approximately 18 parking spaces that will be priced at around $75,000 per space. There is a limited number of spaces that are available for sale. The units are a mixture of 1 Bedroom, 1 Bedroom + dens, 2 Bedrooms, and 2 Bedrooms + Dens. The larger units on the higher floors have outdoor space. In fact, 21 of the 80 condominiums will have some form of outdoor space.
The Bulfinch Triangle is wedged between the West End, Beacon Hill, and the North End. If you are a person who can’t decide where you want to live and you work downtown and want an easy commute then Bulfinch Triangle is a place you should check out. The Forecaster building has homes available for sale and there are only a few on the market for rent. When you aren’t sure if a neighborhood is for you one of the best things you can do if its an option is rent, and if you like the area it’s rare you could buy the rental your in, but if you like living at the Forecaster Building that might be a great option to exercise.
Unit 305 at 121 Portland Street is coming on the rental market. This 1 bed 1.5 bath is located on the 3rd floor in an elevator building offers city views and once inside offers a great balance of traditional Boston with exposed brick, and modern sleek finishes from the glass doors you walk into to the Building along with the contemporary decor you see when you are greeted by 24-7 friendly concierge. Once inside and in the elevator and your wisked to the 3rd floor you will find clean and well kept common areas. Once inside the residence of unit 305, you walk down a long foyer and you will first see Large Ample Closet space and Washer and dryer Closet so you have laundry but its hidden. High Ceilings throughout the condo so weather your 5ft tall or 6’4 ceiling height won’t be a problem for anyone.
Walk down the hallway a little bit more and you will find a half bath with the same finishes that you will find in the master bedroom. The half bath is ideal when you have guests in town or hosting a dinner party and don’t want folks walking through your bedroom to use the powder room. The master bedroom that is neatly tucked in with double vanity with Caesarstone countertops and soft close drawers. Oversized glass shower. There is plush carpet in the master bedroom along with an oversized walk-in closet space. The Livingroom and Kitchen is a perfect setup for anyone who loves to entertain. Everyone can be in the kitchen and living room and interact with ease. the kitchen offers Caesarstone Countertops, Bosch Stainless Steel appliances with gas stove with five burner stove top. Underneath lighting, Ample cabinets allowing maximum storage space. Hardwood floors in both the living room and kitchen area. Living space is warm and inviting offer exposed brick, tons of natural light, views of Boston Garden, Courthouse, Faneuil Hall and government center. The living room is 13×18 which is a great size space for the city.
As mentioned this is a condo, not a rental building, and there are still condo’s in the building have not sold yet, but this unit that is on the rental market if you wanted to purchase it you might be able to since the owner is interested in selling and you could purchase it before the lease is up or if you wanted to stay longer then a year the owner would be interested in selling. It’s rare you can move into a rental and have the chance down the road to possibly purchase it making no need to call the mover twice. This unit doesn’t come with parking or outdoor space, but you do have access to the onsite fitness center. If you would like to set up a showing to tour this rental for $3000 or would like information on sales information about this listing or others in the building contact me.