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[:en]Blocks Yet Worlds Apart: A European Maisonette or A Polished River-Facing Duplex [:]

[:en]Some buyersseek luxury homes full of old-world charm and character, while others crave polished, modern living. Located merely two blocks apart in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood, this European maisonette and river-facing duplex prove that each comes with its own unique set of perks.

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357-359 Beacon Street #2, Boston, MA


3 Bedrooms | 3 Baths | 2,781 SF

Exclusively listed by the Frank Celeste Team

Alongthe brick and brownstone-lined blocks between the Massachusetts Avenue bridge and the Public Garden is357-359 Beacon Street:a late-19th-century Maisonette that appears as a portal to the European countryside. Itsmain level leads you through a wood-paneled living room with a coffered ceiling, a kitchen featuring a French gas stove, and the dining room, which is anchored by a fireplace with an onyx hearth. Just beyond the barrelled ceilings of the media room, a climate-controlled 600-bottle wine and cigar cellar, a butlers pantry, and a guest suite. An enclosed courtyard featureshand-applied stucco walls, a limestone fireplace, and wood-burning stove. Bose surround sound is a welcome touch of modernity. The elegant master suite offers a lavish bathroom with an Aquatic Luxeair bathtub, steam shower, heated English towel racks, and flooring with radiant heat.

250 Beacon Street #17&19, Boston, MA


4 Bedrooms | 4 Full, 2 Half Baths | 4,150 SF

Exclusively listed by the Frank Celeste Team

Just minutes away, a 1930-constructed Back Bay condo trades old-world charm for more contemporary touches, including a newly-renovated Chef's kitchen withcustom cabinetry andWolf, Asko and Subzero appliances, as well as an opulent lobby with two elevatorsas good a reason to buy modern as any. Captivating views of Boston's skyline and the Charles River define this magnificent waterside Duplex. The spacious formal living salon is complete with a wet bar and accented by crown molding and an elegant fireplace, perfect for entertaining large parties. Additional rooms can be used as a light-filled office, den, or gym. An exquisite Master Suite offers two full baths and a large dressing area with cleverly-appointed closet space. Two parking spots, basement storage, and resident superintendents complete this luxe residence.


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