261 Beacon Street Apt PENTHOUSE, Boston, MA 02116 | HotPads
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Available 6/1
3 beds
3 baths
2,000 sqft

261 Beacon Street #PENTHOUSE
Boston, MA 02116


  • Updated 28 days ago
  • Cats and Small Dogs Allowed
  • Laundry: In Unit
  • Off Street
  • A/C
  • Controlled Access, Intercom
  • Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Microwave Oven, Garbage Disposal
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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
Property amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable TV Ready
  • Cats Allowed
  • Dining room
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Family room
  • Fireplace
  • Flooring: Hardwood
  • Furnished
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Heating: Other
  • High-speed Internet Ready
  • Laundry: In Unit
  • Living room
  • Master bath
  • Microwave Oven
  • Near Transportation
  • Off Street Parking
  • Patio Balcony
  • Refrigerator
  • Secured entry
  • Security: Controlled Access
  • Security: Intercom
  • Small Dogs Allowed
  • Storage Space
  • Walk-in closet
  • Washer
  • Year Built: 1886
Unit amenities
  • Alarm
  • Granite countertop
  • Range/Oven
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Waterfront
  • Wired
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    Pricing comparison
    At $8,500, this home is priced $2,795 more than the current market rate for a 3 bedroom home in Back Bay.
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  • in Back Bay go for $5,705
  • in Boston go for $3,004
  • in Suffolk County go for $3,004
  • in 02116 go for $5,414
  • Nearby schools
    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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    William Blackstone Elementary School
    Grades PK - 5
    0.9 miles
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    Josiah Quincy Upper School
    Grades 6 - 12
    0.6 miles
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    Snowden International School at Copley
    Grades 9 - 12
    0.2 miles
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    Higginson/Lewis K-8 School
    Grades PK - 8
    2.3 miles
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