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Back Bay Home of the Week: 274 Beacon St., Unit 3

This is the ideal residence for prospective owners who simply cannot decide between waterfront or city living. This co-op offers both.

If city living combined with water views is your idea of the perfectly blended residential location, then this exceptional co-op on Beacon Street is the home you have been searching for. This spacious 3,000+ square-foot unit poses two spectacular scenes, one with a mesmerizing landscape of the legendary Charles River and the second offering sun-drenched pictures of renowned Beacon Street.

While these appealing features are reason enough to further explore this fabulous opportunity, the period details and luxury accommodations within this 112 year-old mid-rise will simply take your breath away. To share just a sampling, this property includes original brass accented doorknobs, paneled doors, gorgeous moldings, floor-to-ceiling windows, rod iron balconies, two fireplaces, patterned oak flooring, high-end faucets and marble baths.

Direct access to this private residence is offered by a wood-paneled elevator enhanced with a bench and Oriental carpeting into a graceful welcoming foyer that opens into an expansive and elegant fireplaced living room with classic wood moldings. Those same moldings are continued into the neighboring fireplaced dining area that is lined with sophisticated Oriental blue wallpaper. The gourmet kitchen is fully equipped with premier accessories that include a Jennaire convection oven, Braun trash compactor, a GE Profile refrigerator, Corian countertops with seating, upgraded wood cabinets, bonus storage solutions and a wet bar.

The luxurious master suite also offers a spectacular Charles River background and includes a green marble bath with a whirlpool tub and lovely mosaic accents while the guest bedroom and guest marble bath offer equally charming accommodations.

The Beacon St. side of the home boasts two lovely bathrooms, a bedroom/artist's workshop, small kitchenette and a large living/office area.

To further enhance the conveniences of this magnificent address, this co-op is assisted with a doorman 6:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m., which is included in the co-op fee as well as realty taxes, heat, hot water, water and sewer, building insurance and professional management. Expedient direct access parking is also included in the purchase.

This residence truly is the ideal response for the prospective homebuyer searching for the a versatile, beautiful home within the heart of Boston. It offers location, luxury, scenery and comfort. What more could you ask for?

 

Location: 274 Beacon St., Unit 3

Price: $2,495,000

Rooms: 7

Bedrooms: 3+

Baths: 4.5

Living Area: 3,000+ square ft.

Fireplaces: 2

Listing Agent: Natalie Bassil, Gibson Sotheby's International Realty, 617-375-6900

If you are a Realtor or a home owner selling a home and want to be featured in an upcoming Home of the Week, please email Michele Taranto at m.taranto@aol.com.

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