Apartment Unit PENTHOUSE at 261 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02116 | HotPads
This pad expired on 11/24/17.

$8,500

No longer available
3 beds
3 baths
2,000 sqft

261 Beacon Street #PENTHOUSE
Boston, MA 02116

Condo

Description
City living at its best, with all the luxury and comfort of a fully-renovated penthouse, and all the elegance and charm of historic Back Bay. A rare opportunity to live on the coveted riverfront side of Beacon Street, over three complete floor-through levels spanning the 4th, 5th, and 6th floors of an elegant three-unit condo, with commanding 360 views on the Charles River Esplanade. Day-long sunlight from south-facing windows on three floors, and three large skylights above kitchen, staircase, bedroom, reading room/library, and skyroom. Oversized bedrooms with hardwood floors, large windows, and commanding views of the Back Bay and the River. Open floorplan kitchen with bistro area and adjoining dining room, three fully-renovated full baths with new tiles, glass doors, modern showerhead. Two fully-working fireplaces and a third decorative fireplace. Library/Reading room turns into cinema room with overhead projector and 16-foot full-wall screen. Sixth-floor skyroom with views of sunrise, sunset, south, north, east, west, a skylight above, and automated motorized shades. Expansive roofdeck with direct view of the fireworks, three bridges, MIT, BU, Cambridge, Beacon Hill, Back Bay, and the Esplanade. Central air heating and airconditioning wifi-connected and remotely controlled controled from your phone with smart learning and remote sensors. New HVAC for both building and unit, full washer-drier, dishwasher, stainless-steel appliances, granite countertops, custom kitchen cabinetry, beautiful woodwork, abundant storage space, ground floor storage. Two of three units owner occupied. Steps from the Charles River Esplanade, Boston Public Garden, Commonwealth Mall, parks, restaurants, bars, cafes, shops
Amenities
Property amenities
  • Cats Allowed
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Flooring: Hardwood
  • Flooring: Tile
  • Heating system: Heat: forced air
  • High Speed Internet
  • Intercom system
  • Laundry: In Unit
  • Master bath
  • Near Transportation
  • Off Street Parking
  • Parking Spaces: 1
  • Secured entry
  • Small Dogs Allowed
  • Year Built: 1886
Unit amenities
  • Additional Storage
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm
  • Balcony, Deck, or Patio
  • Cable Ready
  • Controlled Access
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Fireplace
  • Furnished
  • Granite countertop
  • Microwave
  • Range/Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Waterfront
  • Wired
Terms
Lease can also begin 1/1/2017.
3-6 Month Term.
Unit can also be unfurnished.
One Month Broker Fee.
Pricing comparison
$2,296
This 3 bedroom home is listed at $8,500, while 3 bedroom homes...
  • in Back Bay go for $6,204.
  • in Boston go for $3,102.
  • in Suffolk County go for $3,102.
  • in 02116 go for $5,986.
  • This listing is priced above the average 3 bedroom home in Back Bay by $2,296.
    Nearby schools
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    Students who live in this rental at 261 Beacon Street #PENTHOUSE attend the following Boston Public Schools (Unified School District) public schools:
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    out of 10
    William Blackstone Elementary School
    Public
    Grades PK - 5
    0.9 miles
    3
    out of 10
    Josiah Quincy Upper School
    Public
    Grades 6 - 12
    0.6 miles
    3
    out of 10
    Snowden International School at Copley
    Public
    Grades 9 - 12
    0.2 miles
    2
    out of 10
    Higginson/Lewis K-8 School
    Public
    Grades PK - 8
    2.3 miles
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