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Chelsea loft with 100-year-old oak ceilings on sale for under $500,000

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It’s not uncommon to find such cavernous spaces in Boston’s norther neighbor—but the prices!

A living room with a sectional couch, a large print of someone shooting a bow on the wall, and very high ceilings.
The loft’s building dates from 1890.
Photos via Boston Harbor Real Estate

The 1,001-square-foot Unit 120 at 60 Dudley Street in Chelsea is a great example of the sorts of capacious lofts that can be found in the converted manufacturing and warehouse buildings in Boston’s northern neighbor.

The one-bedroom, one-bathroom has 13-foot ceilings made from trussed oak that’s at least a century old. The setup makes for one airy home.

And—at least by Boston standards—not that expensive. Unit 120 is asking $489,000 through Boston Harbor Real Estate’s Jeffrey Bowen after an $11,000 price-chop. A similarly sized expanse a few miles south would run to well over $500,000, if not $1 million. What’d you think?

A kitchen with two counters on either side of a small opening.
There are 100 units in the building.
A bedroom with a bed and a long mirror next to it and reflecting it.
The bedroom comes with a long mirror.
A three-story brick building shaped like an L.
The building is just off Eastern Avenue in Chelsea.