Even though it's still being built, over a third of the condo units are spoken for.

According to MaineBiz, this is a new development called Daymark. From a Massachusetts-based developer who is spending $22 million on the project. Don't worry, I'm pretty sure it will be worth the investment.

Kaili Moore
Portside Real Estate Group - Scott Miele
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This complex at 75 Chestnut Street near Oxford Street is seven stories tall and 22,000-square-foot. There will be 54 condominium units and 2,400 square feet of commercial space on the first floor. Prices range from $399,000 to $1.1 million. They are shooting to have this done by the end of the year. Interested in a penthouse unit? They are almost done and ready for viewing. They start at $695,000. Yikes!

What will the condos have for a starting price of $399,000? According to MaineBiz, the one- and two-bedroom units will feature hardwood floors, quartz countertops, custom cabinetry, Blomberg* appliance packages, individual enhanced ventilation systems, and balconies and walk-in closets in most units.

Portside Real Estate Group
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Plus, the building will have a club room, fitness area, co-working space, sports-and-gaming lounge, and a makers space. I had to look up what a 'makers space' is. It's really self-explanatory - it's where you make stuff. I'm not making this up. I also looked up what 'Blomberg' appliances were. In a word - fancy!

Portside Real Estate Group - Scott Miele
Portside Real Estate Group - Scott Miele
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These are condos of the high-end sort in a neighborhood that just ten years ago was considered less than desirable. This will do nothing for the housing crunch, especially in Portland. But those from 'away' used to nice things and amenities these condos will be scarfed right up. We keep stuffing Portland with condos and we keep having a housing shortage. Hmm.

Rare Condo in Portland's Trendy West End For Sale

Looking for true city living in a trendy neighborhood? Then this 3 bedroom, 2 bath condo in Portland's West End is for you. Its a beautiful find in a historic building. And the location is ideal.

The asking price is $825,000. The condo is listed by Elise Loschiavo, Vitalius Real Estate Group. You can find out more info here.