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Extraordinary Listing: Masterfully Renovated Charlestown Penthouse Combines Historic Charm With Quintessential Harbor Views

Residents can smell the fresh sea air and hear the halyards knocking against the boats


Perched atop the prestigious Flagship Wharf, an ultra-modern, luxurious waterfront penthouse home is beckoning. This west-facing number is the epitome of understated elegance, a tranquil oasis offering two levels of sweeping water and city vistas from every corner and situated just minutes from the bustle of Downtown Boston and TD Garden.

This 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath, 2,543 SF penthouse duplex maintains a careful balance of indulgence, practicality and comfort. A breathtaking foyer sweeps residents and guests off of their feet, welcoming residents and guests to the home and providing a glimpse of the splendor to come. The rooms that follow are equally as spectacularthe sun-drenched living room features floor-to-ceiling Palladian windows allowing for unobstructed views that stretch far beyond the Bunker Hill Monument and sparkling Harbor. The dining room sits adjacent to the vast modern chefs kitchen, featuring plentiful sleek custom cabinetry and a peninsula with bar seating. With a wood burning fireplace to warm the stylish space,its an enviable dwelling to call home in the winter, whether you are entertaining or simply escaping the city grind. A family room boasts a built-in console and swoon-worthy wrap-around windows, filling the room with light. A private half bath and separate laundry room complete the main level.

The private sleeping level features a sprawling master bedroom with generous custom California closets that assure storage space is never sacrificed. The dreamy en-suite bathroom is exceptionally spacious, with a glass shower and separate soaking tub for optimal relaxation. Two additional bedrooms each offerprivate balconies, perfect for enjoying pre-dinner drinks and conversation on balmy summer evenings.

Residents will enjoy easy living with two garage parking spaces, valet parking, a state-of-the-art fitness center, lending library, 24-hour security and waterfront taxi service to and from the Financial District.

Like many Boston neighborhoods, Charlestown is steeped in history, dazzling with its old-world atmosphere, surplus of restaurants and boutique shops on gas-lit streets and copious attractions enjoyed by young professionals, growing families and empty nesters alike. Favorite waterfront dining destinations include casual seafood spotPier 6, the secludedNavy Yard BistroandThe Warren Tavern, which opened its doors in 1780. Stroll the CharlestownHarborwalk, picnic on Breeds Hill and visit the world-famousUSS Constitution Museum, open all year round.

Breathtaking design and luxury comfort await inside this exquisite penthouse home. Clickhereto learn more about 197 Eighth Street #PH215 on Gibson Sothebys International Realtys website. For more information, contact listing agentNancy Rothat(617)

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