Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
LETTERPRESS BUILDING UNION SQUARE - ARTIST LIVE/WORK STUDIO A cozy unique studio, fully furnished on the third floor in the only artist live/work space in the historic Letterpress Building in Union Square! Brazilian cherry wood floors, custom wood shelves, dressers, and cabinets, original brick walls, and a quiet retreat in a commercial building. Note this is a pet-free studio zoned for artists. You will share a public foyer (with a private entry to the unit) with other commercial tenants including Union Press Prints (letterpress printing) and Oyay (graphic/industrial design). Emergency Egress shared with Oyay. All utilities included. We have a hard-wired router and wireless network unique to the studio, Comcast Deluxe Internet (Business-Grade 50 Mbps DL / 10 Mbps UL) is shared with Union Press and Oyay. Great speeds for Zoom, streaming movies, and working from home. There is radiant heat in the floor and along the window baseboards, AC unit and floor fans available for summer. We will be away for travel in the Winter/Spring - all we ask is that you water our house plants! There are three windows at floor level, a skylight above the bistro/dining nook, full-size bed (tuft & needle mattress), an adjustable height table/standing desk, chairs, sofa, dresser, closet, bookshelves, and many architecture books that belong to the owner. Modest kitchenette with under counter fridge, portable dishwasher, farm sink, microwave, hot plate, convection oven/air fryer/toaster oven, crockpot, rice cooker, espresso machine, blender, standing mixer, and a fully stocked pantry with spices and basics. Shower is slate tiled and very large with ample water pressure, plenty of storage for toiletries, outfitted with sheets, towels, extra bedding, everything you need! This is centrally located in Union Square with easy access to transit (#87 bus is right out the front door), a 20m walk to the Porter Square T stop on the red line/commuter rail. There is shared car and bike parking, next door is a very affordable local supermarket (Market Basket), walking distance to local restaurants, bars, cafes, music venues, Brooklyn Boulders, Aeronaut Brewing, etc... A group of craftspeople and hobbyists share a woodworking shop in the basement of the building as well. Yoga studio and Boston Meditation Center (coming soon) are in the same building facing the street. Walking/Biking distance to Harvard, MIT, Tufts University and Lesley. 15-minute drive to the Middlesex Fells Reservation and Reservoir - open year-round for hikes, walks, scrambles, snowshoeing, mountain biking, or trail running. Rent is $1800 for one month including utilities. If subletting for 3+ months, rent will be discounted to $1650 per month including utilities. Security deposit required. **Note: a great place to quarantine upon immediate arrival to Boston! We take COVID very seriously so we are only offering video tours of the studio. Start and end dates for the sublet are flexible - we can work with you. Anywhere from 1-4 months in the time frame of June - September are possible. Write to us, tell us about yourself and what you are looking for! Thanks + Stay Safe out there!
1 Month | Dates are flexible for this listing
Comments: We are flexible with dates, anything longer than 1-2 months up to 3,4 or 5 months could work for us.
Harvard, MIT, Lesley University, Tufts University
Comments: Union Square, Somerville
Comments: If subletting for 3+ months, rent reduced to $1650 including utilities
Lots of beautiful indoor plants. We have a digital mailbox but you may occasionally get mail for us.
High Speed Internet
Comments: Efficient/compact Kitchenette
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