Let your Riverside dream become a reality with this historic, impeccably-restored home.226 Beacon Street is a dream Back Bay abode featuring historic details like crown molding in the main living space PHOTO COURTESY OF BRAND
226 Beacon Street is a dream Back Bay abode featuring historic details like crown molding in the main living space.

Steeped in history, this five-bed, six-and-two-half-bath property effortlessly blends 19th-century charm with modern luxuries. Inside the impressive 7,653-squarefoot Back Bay abode, visitors are greeted by original hardwood floors, ornate molding, 12-foot ceilings and panoramic views of the Charles River and Esplanade. “The home has been meticulously maintained and thoughtfully restored throughout,” says listing agent George Sarkis. “The current homeowners have gone above and beyond to create a home where almost every piece of decor has a story to tell.”

the regal dining room  PHOTO COURTESY OF BRAND
The regal dining room

Upon entering, discover a living room bathed in sunlight with an antique fireplace mantel restored from Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen’s Back Bay home. A glass door ushers guests onto the private outdoor patio with unbeatable Charles River vistas and ample entertaining space. Glide upstairs to the third level and explore a gourmet kitchen, where handcrafted antique English Apothecary Cabinetry steals the show. Adjacent, an elegant dining room fit to host any over-the-top party or family gathering wows with high ceilings, expansive windows, parquet flooring and an ornate marble fireplace—one of seven total.

find sweet serenity in the primary suite PHOTO COURTESY OF BRAND
Find sweet serenity in the primary suite

On the fourth level, a spacious primary suite spans the entirety of the floor. Crown molding, a fireplace and bay windows add a historic touch, juxtaposed by modern mirrored built-in armoires. Begin each morning with a rinse in the lavish en suite’s glass shower before finishing your routine in the attached dressing room. Completing the exceptional property is the fourcar garage and an additional studio apartment with a private entrance— perfect for guests. $12,995,000, 226 Beacon St., George Sarkis, 781.603.8702,