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Function Meets Form Inside Stunning South Boston Duplex Loft

Join us! Christa Cardwell will host a Wine and Cheese Open House at 813 East Fourth Street on Thursday, November 29th from 4p-7p, during the South Boston Christmas Stroll. An additional open house will be held on Sunday, December 2nd from 11a to 2p, in conjunction with the Tree Lighting at M Street Park.


Inside this one-of-a-kind home, which dates back to 1920, luxurious finishes are combined with original urban detail. The spacious two bedroom, two-and-a-half bath dwelling boasts a unique historyit once served as City Points Mother Hubbards Bakery also remembered as Hayden Bakery), a neighborhood favorite for doughnuts. Today, the former pastry destination is a warm, welcoming and modern retreat.

The sleek, light-filled chefs kitchen will have the cook of the family paying homage to the 1,959 square-foot homes former life, creating culinary masterpieces or simply enjoying their morning coffee surrounded by the finest finishesViking appliances, custom Mahogany cabinets, a large island with a pull-out pantry, a vented indoor grill, soft closures, adjustable shelving and solid 3" Corian countertops, to name a few. Perfect for casual family living or easy entertaining, the bright, airy open-concept living space is multifunctional and inviting, ensuring guests always feel the warmth of the company around them. Six-foot store front-style windows wrap the open living area and pour in natural light. The exposed brick wall is a beautiful accent to living space, with additional architectural and design features including hardwood floors, a gas fireplace, and soaring 114 ceiling heights. The first-floor full bath offers harmonious shades of green, with shimmering viridescent tiles that lend a luxurious feel. Other highlights on the main level include a powder room, pantry closet and bedroom with a custom closet and built-in Murphy bed.

The relaxing master sanctuary fills the entire lower level, with premium Bois Fumo floors and an expansive 11-foot by 11-foot custom walk-in California Closet. The room comfortably fits a king size bed and offers ample space for lounge seating, a nursery, an office space or all three! The master bathroom is wrapped in Carrara marble, the with a separate rain shower stall and enormous jacuzzi tub for a complete at-home spa experience.

Additional amenities include a Nest thermostat, LED lighting, washer/dryer and central air conditioning/central heat.

813 East Fourth Street is positioned approximately four blocks from family-friendly M Street Beach and a paved waterfront walkway which allows one to walk, bike, or run along the waters edge from historic Castle Island to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. A hidden treasure close to the city, Castle Island offers gorgeous water views and cool breezes. Visitors can continue the day sunbathing or swimming at one of the nearby beaches, engaging in a game of beach volleyball, or taking to the seas by kayak or paddleboard. They can also pay a visit to Sullivans at Castle Islandor Sullys, according to localsa South Boston landmark since opening in 1951, known for serving tasty fare lightning fast to long lines of hungry diners. The Boston Harborwalk is also close by, offering 43 miles of public waterfront walkways and green space. Harborwalkers can enjoy a swim, go fishing, visit over forty parks and a dozen museums, or sample the latest destination restaurants.

To learn more about 813 East Fourth Street #1, visit Gibson Sothebys International Realtys website here. For additional details, contact listing agent Christa Cardwell at 860.367.6817 or

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