1910 Dorchester Ave
The Carruth Condos in Dorchester
The Caruth is a six-story building in the Ashmont-Peabody Square neighborhood. Architects with the Duffy Design Group produced a clean, contemporary building that features LEED-certified systems and green design. Located less than 15 minutes from the financial district, the building is just steps away from the Red Line T-stop at the Ashmont/Peabody Square Station. The Red Line offers an easy connection to the Green Line, and I-93 is only a few minutes away by car. The Caruth is in the heart of one of Boston's historic neighborhoods that has undergone dramatic urban revitalization.
The Caruth Condominiums occupy the top two levels of the building. Condo residents have a private entrance and access the private lobby via an exclusive elevator that serves only the fifth and sixth floors. Each unit receives one deeded parking space in the heated underground garage.
Condos at The Caruth are considered to be among the best values in Boston for properties offering similar amenities and proximity to downtown. Although prices vary by unit, most condos in the building can be purchased for less than $300 per square foot.
All 42 units feature central heat and air, marble baths, granite countertops and Kohler appointments. Most units offer private balconies and panoramic views of the Blue Hills in Milton as well as the Boston skyline. Windows in the units are operational as well as designed to add architectural interest.
The ground floor of the building devotes 10,000 square feet to retail shops and restaurants. Flat Black Coffee Company and Wainwright Bank have joined forces to create a one-stop espresso and banking experience. Local restauranteur Chris Douglass brings his special touch to Tavolo, his new restaurant at The Caruth. Many other dining establishments and shops are within walking distance of The Caruth.
Dorchester offers a variety of recreational and cultural activities that are conveniently located to The Caruth. For example, Pope John Paul Park, the Dorchester Community Center for the Visual Arts, the Dorchester YMCA, St. Mark's Area Main Streets and the Dorchester Arts Collaborative are nearby. The Caruth is not far from the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library and Museum, the Franklin Park Zoo and "The Boston Globe" building. The first chocolate manufacturer in the country is remembered at the nearby Baker Chocolate Mill site, which dates to 1765.Typical Plans Available
The Caruth features condos ranging in size from 800 to 1,300 square feet. Architect Dennis Duffy designed every unit at The Caruth to be slightly different. However, the following information provides an overview of the typical floor plans available at The Caruth.
- The one-bedroom, one-bath plan features a large, open living/dining room combination that spans the entire length of the condo. Some units include a den that could be used as a guest room as well as a home office.
- The two-bedroom, one-bath plan offers bedrooms that are located on either side of the living room and are approximately the same size. The open floor plan is ideal for entertaining.
- The two-bedroom, two-bath plan features a large living room that opens onto a private terrace balcony. Two pantries in the kitchen and large closets in the bedroom provide excellent storage. There are also a limited number of two-bedroom, two-bath units with a separate den.
The contemporary chef's kitchens are designed to be beautiful as well as efficient and functional. The custom cherry cabinets have stylish aluminum frames and are nicely offset by the black stone backsplashes and countertops. Stainless steel appliances add the perfect contrast and include a Bosch cooktop, built-in oven under the counter, eye-level microwave, dishwasher and refrigerator. Kitchens are finished off nicely with contemporary bamboo flooring.About the Bathrooms
Bathrooms have been designed to provide a calm, refreshing environment. They feature crema marfil in a running bond pattern and sandy stone countertops. Kohler fixtures offer outstanding beauty as well as long-lasting performance. Each bath has a combination shower/tub with a beautiful surround.
The Carruth Condos Have the Dream Location for the Commuters
The condos at The Carruth development is located close to the Ashmont redline T-stop, which allows the commuters to take them right into the city of Boston. The Carruth is at 1910 Dorchester Avenue where you can find all the things the city can offer, including shops, bars, and restaurants that are all right on your doorstep.
A total of 42 units are in the building, and all the homes have a heated garage. They also possess a private balcony and some top-of-the-line appliances in the kitchens that also feature granite counters. These things await you if you choose to live in this property.
There are units with one to two baths and beds that range from 669 to 1,275 square feet. Among the features of the homes are central air and heating, which are granted to all the condos in the property. Also, the residents are given a space in the garage with heating features, perfect for the cold weather. There are in-unit laundry facilities as well and spacious rooms that will provide you with more than enough space for you and your family.
The residents can access the elevator, and they do not have to worry about landscaping and snow removal. These services are all included in the condo fee. The Carruth condos are an excellent option for those who are into urban living, mainly because the building itself is nearby to different entertainment and arts venues in the city.
The property was built in 2008, and now it sits in the historic Peabody Square, which has a rich history. Just 50 yards from the Ashmont MBTA Station, you can access the Red Line stop and other bus lines, including the Mattapan trolley.
Back to the building, the residents will enjoy living in a spacious living area with bamboo flooring throughout. There are also floor-to-ceiling windows that provide beautiful views of the outside world. Some of the condos have their balconies where they can take in the city skyline.
Perhaps one of the reasons why this condo building is quite famous is that it has affordable homes for almost every kind of budget. The units have bedrooms that have wall-to-wall carpeting and enough space that you can even convert a corner into a study or an office. Plus, the kitchen has white appliances for an overall clean look. Heat and other bills are also included in the rent.
If you purchase a condo, the prices will vary depending on the unit. However, most of the homes in the building are available for less than $300 for every square foot. This pricing is hard to beat, primarily because of its convenience in location and the modern amenities the property supplies to the residents.
Apart from the residential homes in the building, there are also 10,000 square feet dedicated to retail shops and restaurants in this mixed-use development. Therefore, you only have to ride an elevator to reach the first level of the property so you can access Flat Black Coffee Company, Wainwright Bank, and the Tavolo restaurant among many other establishments in the building.
If you want other businesses and activities, The Carruth is in the heart of it all so you will not have any problems when it comes to these venues. Whether you will purchase or rent, the homes in this property will give you a comfortable living in the city of Boston.