Jul 28, 2014
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Back Bay of the Week: 249 Marlborough St., Unit 3

Capture the essence of Back Bay living on a renowned Boston street.

Back Bay of the Week: 249 Marlborough St., Unit 3 Back Bay of the Week: 249 Marlborough St., Unit 3 Back Bay of the Week: 249 Marlborough St., Unit 3 Back Bay of the Week: 249 Marlborough St., Unit 3

This beautiful 153-year-old condominium is a shining representation of Boston's rich real estate market. Many of its vintage features have been preserved to flaunt its history while upgrades have been tastefully applied to comply with today's housing standards and preferences without compromising its legacy.

Located on legendary Marlborough Street, in the heart of the Back Bay, this second-floor unit boasts wonderful views of its picturesque neighborhood from classic oversized windows that drench the rooms with natural sunlight.

An elevator provides direct access into the welcoming front foyer of this lovely 1,300-square-foot, six-room, two-bedroom unit. Guests are then guided into a magnificent fireplaced living room saturated in natural wood with paneled walls, an ornate mantel, decorative moldings and window casings, and into intimate dining area that is simply and tastefully decorated with a coffered ceiling. The modern kitchen embraces the sleek look of contrasting tones with white cabinets, midnight granite countertops and premier appliances with a JennAir stove, Bosch dishwasher and Kitchenaid microwave and refrigerator.

The large luxurious master suite offers a charming vignette within a trio of bay windows, a fireplace and deluxe marble bath while the second bedroom also boasts generous dimensions and includes a second full marble bath.

This condominium includes many conveniences and amenities with a washer/dryer, central air conditioning and direct access to a spacious parking space. All general maintenance of the five-unit building and hot water are included in an incredibly reasonable monthly fee of $552.

This magnificent townhouse reveals a glimpse of the elaborate architecture of Boston's historic residences and a comfortable lifestyle that once was and can still be.....at least for its next future resident.


Location: 249 Marlborough St., Unit 3

Price: $1,275,000

Rooms: 6

Bedrooms: 2

Baths: 2 full

Living Area: 1,300 sq. ft.

Listing Agent: Lili Banani, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage-Commonwealth Ave., 617-247-2909


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