197 8th St #230, Boston, MA 02129
197 8th St #230, Boston, MA 02129
197 8th St #230, Boston, MA 02129
FOR SALE

197 8th St #230
Boston, MA 02129

Charlestown

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Description

Charlestown Waterfront -The most beautiful corner Penthouse duplex with exquisite panoramic views of Boston, Cambridge and Charlestown is situated in the premier Flagship Wharf. This fully renovated, 3 Bedroom, 2.5 Baths, fireplace, 2 balconies and 2 garage deeded self-park spaces is flooded with light, sunsets and city skyline views. The brand new kitchen is adorned with white cabinetry, high-end appliances, breakfast bar, built-in buffet w/mini fridge and a custom made china cabinet in the dining area. Amazing space to entertain in with two adjoining living areas with Cathedral Ceilings and brick fireplace. Lower floor offers Master bedroom with ensuite bath, two additional large bedrooms, two decks and another full bath. Hardwood floors throughout, beautiful lighting and ample storage space. Flagship Wharf is a professionally managed building, w/24-hour concierge, gym, extra storage and common library. Easy access to major highways, Logan Airport and Water Shuttle.

Home Details for 197 8th St #230

Year Built
1989
Parking
2 Car Garage
Price/Sqft
$1,131
HOA
$3,413/monthly
Heating
Yes
Cooling
Yes
Outdoor
Yes
Laundry
No Info
Interior Features
Interior Details
Number of Rooms: 1Types of Rooms: Master Bathroom
Beds & Baths
Number of Bedrooms: 3Number of Bathrooms: 3Number of Bathrooms (full): 2Number of Bathrooms (half): 1
Dimensions and Layout
Living Area: 2432 Square Feet
Appliances & Utilities
Utilities: Cable AvailableAppliances: Range, Oven, Dishwasher, Disposal, Microwave, Refrigerator, FreezerDishwasherMicrowaveRefrigerator
Heating & Cooling
Heating: Heat PumpHas CoolingAir Conditioning: Heat PumpHas Heating
Fireplace & Spa
Number of Fireplaces: 1Has a Fireplace
Windows, Doors, Floors & Walls
Flooring: Tile, HardwoodCommon Walls: No One Above
Levels, Entrance, & Accessibility
Stories: 2Entry Location: Top/Penthouse, CornerElevatorFloors: Tile, Hardwood
View
Has a ViewView: City, Harbor, Water
Security
Security: TV Monitor, Concierge
Exterior Features
Exterior Home Features
Patio / Porch: Deck
Parking & Garage
Number of Garage Spaces: 2Number of Covered Spaces: 2Has a GarageHas an Attached GarageParking Spaces: 2Parking: Attached Garage,Deeded Garage,Assigned Garage
Pool
Pool: No Association Pool
Frontage
WaterfrontWaterfront: Harbor, Waterfront, 1 to 2 Mile, Beach FrontOn Waterfront
Water & Sewer
Sewer: Public Sewer, Sewage District(BOS)
Days on Market
Days on Market: 90
Property Information
Year Built
Year Built: 1989
Property Type / Style
Property Type: CondominiumProperty Subtype: CondominiumStructure Type: High-Rise, CondoArchitecture: High-Rise,Condo
Building
Building Name: Flagship WharfBuilding: Shopping, Walk/Jog Trails, Medical Facility, Bike Path, Conservation Area, Highway Access, House of Worship, T-StationConstruction Materials: Brick
Property Information
Parcel Number: W:02 P:03505 S:350
Price & Status
Price
Price Per Sqft: $1,131
Active Status
MLS Status: Active
Agent Information
Listing Agent
MLS/Source ID: 72855826
Community
Community Features: Near Public Transport, Shopping, Tennis Court(s), Park, Walk/Jog Trails, Medical Facility, Bike Path, Conservation Area, Highway Access, House of Worship, Marina, T-StationNot Senior CommunityUnits in Building: 201
HOA
HOA Fee Includes: Water, Sewer, Insurance, Maintenance Structure, Maintenance Grounds, Snow Removal, Clubroom, Trash, Reserve Fund, Flood InsuranceHas an HOAHOA Fee: $3,413/Monthly
Documents
Disclaimer: Re Estate Taxes Do Not Include Residential Exemption Of $3153.02. 2% Transfer Fee To Be Paid By Seller To Bpda Upon Resale Of Unit. $450 Move-In Fee To Be Paid By Buyer. Pet Friendly. Monthly Parking Fee Of $170 Per Space ($340) Is Included In Hoa Fee. Parking Space 49&50 By Door.
Tax Information
Annual Tax Amount: $24,877Tax Book Number: 54261Tax Parcel Letter: 1278332
Compensation
Buyer Agent Commission: 2Buyer Agent Commission Type: %
Miscellaneous
Water ViewWater View: Harbor, Water
Additional Information
HOA Amenities: Hot Water,Elevator(s),Fitness Center,Storage,Management
Last check for updates: about 7 hours ago
Listing courtesy of Marie Richards
Compass
Source: MLS PIN, MLS#72855826

Price History for 197 8th St #230

Event DetailsPrice
07/28/2021
PriceChange
MLS PIN #72855826
$2.75M

06/24/2021
Listed For Sale
MLS PIN #72855826
$3M

04/01/2015
Sold
Agent Provided
$2.1M

02/01/2013
Sold
Agent Provided
$1.18M

05/15/2000
Sold
Agent Provided
$1.13M

01/02/1997
Sold
Agent Provided
$790K

11/02/1993
Sold
Agent Provided
$595K

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Property Taxes and Assessment

Year2021
Tax$24,672
Assessment$2,312,300
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Price Trends

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This home: $1,131 34% above
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What Locals Say about Charlestown

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    Neighbors are friendly
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    They plan to stay for at least 5 years
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197 8th St #230, Boston, MA 02129 is a 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom, 2,432 sqft condo built in 1989. 197 8th St #230 is located in Charlestown, Boston. This property is currently available for sale and was listed by MLS PIN on Jun 24, 2021. The MLS # for this home is MLS# 72855826.