Exterior
Flanked by a green ivy trellis system, the front entrance of Beacon260 opens into a dramatic lobby with a modern pendant light hanging from the 13’ ceiling.  Dark gray Porcelanosa tiles grace the floors.  Reflecting the building’s modern and sleek character, the building’s exterior is sided with a mix of industry-leading Nichiha, Equitone and James HardieBoard fiber cement panels, and red cedar shiplap.  The professionally planned landscape design consists of trees, shrubs and a mix of other plantings.

 

Parking

Each condo includes one parking space. Additional parking spaces may be available for purchase, once all units are sold. Electric Vehicle car charging stations will be priced upon request.

 

Decks and Garden Spaces
All units feature private outdoor decks.  There is a common exterior garden/grill/patio area.

 

Intercom
The building features a state of the art video intercom system.

Package System – TBD

 

Sound Transmission
All construction meets or exceeds MA state STC (sound transmission class) standards for sound. Low sound transmission rating achieved through double walls, resilient channels, acoustical caulking, double layer ceilings, Roxul sound insulation, sound mats and gypcrete subflooring.

 

Fire Protection
State of the art fire sprinkler and suppression system connected directly to Somerville Fire Department’s monitoring system.  Hard-wired smoke and carbon monoxide detectors throughout.

 

Elevator
Beacon260 features a Canton Telescopic Hydraulic Elevator.  This elevator features a tile floor, stainless steel ceiling and sterling ash interior veneer and runs from the garage level to the units on the second floor.

 

Bike Parking
There will be a total of 15 bike racks, all of which are located in the garage for easy storage and access.

UNIT SPECIFICATIONS

Kitchen

  • Cabinets – Custom modern cabinetry manufactured in Italy. The deep brown base cabinets and white upper cabinets create a sleek and modern space.
  • Countertops – White quartz countertops.
  • Kitchen Sink – Elkay stainless steel 18-gauge under-mount single bowl sink with a lustertone finish.
  • Sink Faucet – Symmons Dia pull-down kitchen faucet.
  • Stove – Bosch full-depth gas stainless steel slide-in range featuring five burners and convection oven (Model #HGI8054UC).
  • Hood – Bosch 30” stainless steel pyramid canopy chimney hood. This Energy Star hood is quiet in operation providing better efficiency and comfort with less noise (Model #HCP30E51UC).
  • Refrigerator – Bosch counter-depth stainless steel four-door refrigerator with an automatic ice maker and two-drawer freezer system (Model #B21CL80SNS).
  • Dishwasher – Bosch stainless steel bar handle dishwasher, dubbed the quietest dishwasher brand in North America, with an additional third rack adding versatility and offering 30% more loading area (Model #SHX863WD5N).
  • Microwave – Bosch 500 Series 24″ Speed Oven. (Model #HMC54151UC).
  • Disposal – Insinkerator Pro 750 Garbage Disposal with 3/4 horsepower.
  • Porcelanosa tile 4” x 16” backsplash, in Ibiza Snow white color.

 

Bathrooms

  • Vanity – Full vanity with solid wood construction.
  • Sink – Kohler Caxton Oval bathroom sink in white.
  • Sink Faucet – Symmons Dia Single Handle Lavatory Faucet.
  • Mirror – Provided in all bathrooms.
  • Shower – 8” x 13” Porcelanosa Manhattan Blanco white tile on the walls.
  • Shower/Tub Valve – Symmons Dia Tub/Shower System.
  • Tub – 5’ Kohler Bellwether cast iron tub in white.
  • Flooring – Oversized Porcelanosa 13”x26” Irish Natural gray-tone tile.
  • Toilet – Kohler Kelston Comfort Height Toilet with Kohler Brevia elongated toilet seat in white.
  • Accessories – Towel bars, toilet paper holder and robe hook.

Master Bathrooms

  • Vanity – Solid wood construction double vanity in all master bathrooms.
  • Sink – Kohler Caxton Oval bathroom sink in white.
  • Sink Faucet – Symmons Dia Single Handle Lavatory Faucet.
  • Mirror – Mirror provided above each sink in all bathrooms.
  • Flooring – Porcelanosa 12”x24” Morse White Natural gray-toned porcelain tile.
  • Toilet – Kohler Kelston Comfort Height Toilet with Kohler Brevia elongated toilet seat in white.
  • Shower – Porcelanosa 12”x12” Morse White Natural gray-toned tile porcelain tile on the floor. Porcelanosa 13”x40” Irish Blanco white tiles on the walls. Custom glass enclosure.
  • Shower valve – Symmons Dia Shower/Hand Shower System.
  • Accessories – Towel bars, toilet paper holder and robe hook.

 

Storage

  • Storage bin cabinets in the garage will be available for purchase.

 

Laundry

  • In-unit stackable washer and dryer. Electrolux electric front load dryer (Model #EFDG317TIW) and Electrolux front load washer (Model #EFLW317TIW).
  • Electrolux front-loading washing machine (#EFLW31TSIW) and Electrolux electric dryer (#EFDG317TIW).

 

Lighting and Electrical

  • 4” recessed LED lights throughout the units.
  • Kitchens feature Gratis pendant fixtures in a clear opal glass with a satin nickel finish.
  • Studies feature Energy Star rated LED ceiling mounted fixtures.

Utility Services and Connections

  • Cable/Data (Cat5e): Multi-function jacks installed at each bedroom and living room.
  • Utilities: 100-amp Electrical service with individual circuit breaker panel in each unit. Each unit metered separately for electricity and gas.
  • Water and Sewer: Units Individually metered through the City of Somerville.

 

Interior Ceilings, Walls, Trim, Finishes and Windows

  • Smooth finish gypsum board and plaster finish.
  • Interior Trim: Painted wood baseboards and door/window trim.
  • Doors: JELD-WEN single-panel Madison interior doors with matte black hardware.
  • Windows: JELD-WEN 2500 Series Low-E double hung tilt-in wood windows with aluminum cladding on the exterior.
  • Flooring: All rooms except bathrooms have 4” white oak floors, laid over an acoustical mat and gypcrete, which also serves as an acoustical sound barrier.
  • Paint: All painted surfaces to receive 1 coat primer, 2 coats Benjamin Moore low-VOC paints. Trim will be OC-65 semi-gloss Chantilly Lace; Kitchens, living rooms and hallways will be OC-23 matte, Classic Gray. All bedrooms and studies will be OC-52 matte Gray Owl. All baths will be 2111-60 matte Barren Plain.

 

Mechanical

  • HVAC: Energy Star rated individual First Company forced hydro air heating/cooling system with NEST programmable thermostat. Remote roof condenser by Goodman.
  • Hot Water: Navien 95% efficient gas-fired, on-demand boiler.
  • Ventilation: Panasonic Whisper-quiet ceiling exhaust fan in bathrooms. Kitchen hood vent and dryer exhaust vented to the exterior.


Building Specifications -This outline represents the Developer’s intention regarding the extent, quality and completeness of Beacon260 and the interior finishes of the condominium. The Developer reserves the right to modify any of the above specifications. Substitutions will be of equal or better quality.