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Back Bay open house tour: 8 options along the Charles River Bike Path

It is Bay State Bike Week, after all

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The Boston region is one of the best in the country for biking.

And so we focused our latest open house tour on listings near the Charles River Bike Bath in Back Bay, arguably the most well-known part of it and one that includes the Hatch Shell.

The path, of course, runs some 17 miles, including through parts of Cambridge, Watertown, and Newton. Care to live along it? Come along. And don’t worry: None of these are million-dollar homes.

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1. 511 Beacon Street, #11

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511 Beacon St
Boston, MA 02215

Open house: Friday, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Price: $569,000

Size: 1-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 496

The pitch: “This third-floor unit has an open layout and a recently renovated galley kitchen with stainless steel appliances.”

2. 201 Newbury Street, #407

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201 Newbury St
Boston, MA 02116

Open house: Saturday, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Sunday, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Price: $729,000

Size: 1-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 670

The pitch: “Located in the Prince Building on Newbury at Exeter Street, this top unit has large windows, fireplace, and a private deck.”

3. 259 Beacon Street, #31

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259 Beacon St
Boston, MA 02116

Open house: Friday, 4-5 p.m.; Saturday, 1-2:15 p.m.; Sunday, 1-2:15 p.m.

Price: $950,000

Size: 2-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 854

The pitch: “Located in an elevator building with features that include original wood moldings, decorative fireplace, high ceilings and an in-unit washer/dryer.”

4. 241 Beacon Street, #1

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241 Beacon St
Boston, MA 02116

Open house: Sunday, 1-2 p.m.

Price: $839,000

Size: 2-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 821

The pitch: “This bi-level unit has its own private entrance with a second bedroom that has retractable French doors that provides adaptable use of space.”

5. 106 Marlborough Street, #3

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106 Marlborough St
Boston, MA 02116

Open house: Saturday, 12:30-3 p.m.; Sunday, 1:30-3 p.m.

Price: $955,000

Size: 2-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 830

The pitch: “Located on the corner of Marlborough and Clarendon Street, this floor-through third floor unit has two-rear facing bedrooms with views of Commonwealth Ave.”

6. 195 Beacon Street, #1

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195 Beacon St
Boston, MA 02116

Open house: Sunday, 1:30-3 p.m.

Price: $939,000

Size: 1-BR, 1-BA

Square Footage: 800

The Pitch: “This front-facing duplex has large scale bow windows on the main level with an open-concept plan with a garden-level bedroom.”

7. 167 Beacon Street, #11

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167 Beacon St
Boston, MA 02116

Open house: Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Price: $649,000

Size: 1-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 631

The pitch: “This Victorian penthouse is one block from the Public Gardens and the Esplanade overpass.”

8. 124 Beacon Street, #6F

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124 Beacon St
Boston, MA 02116

Open house: Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Price: $950,000

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 922

The pitch: “Custom details of this loft-style home include wooden shutters, arch doorways, and an architecturally beautiful staircase leading to master bedroom and the loft area.”

Note: Photos via brokers and brokerages, which are linked to where possible.

1. 511 Beacon Street, #11

511 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02215

Open house: Friday, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Price: $569,000

Size: 1-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 496

The pitch: “This third-floor unit has an open layout and a recently renovated galley kitchen with stainless steel appliances.”

511 Beacon St
Boston, MA 02215

2. 201 Newbury Street, #407

201 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116

Open house: Saturday, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Sunday, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Price: $729,000

Size: 1-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 670

The pitch: “Located in the Prince Building on Newbury at Exeter Street, this top unit has large windows, fireplace, and a private deck.”

201 Newbury St
Boston, MA 02116

3. 259 Beacon Street, #31

259 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02116

Open house: Friday, 4-5 p.m.; Saturday, 1-2:15 p.m.; Sunday, 1-2:15 p.m.

Price: $950,000

Size: 2-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 854

The pitch: “Located in an elevator building with features that include original wood moldings, decorative fireplace, high ceilings and an in-unit washer/dryer.”

259 Beacon St
Boston, MA 02116

4. 241 Beacon Street, #1

241 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02116

Open house: Sunday, 1-2 p.m.

Price: $839,000

Size: 2-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 821

The pitch: “This bi-level unit has its own private entrance with a second bedroom that has retractable French doors that provides adaptable use of space.”

241 Beacon St
Boston, MA 02116

5. 106 Marlborough Street, #3

106 Marlborough St, Boston, MA 02116

Open house: Saturday, 12:30-3 p.m.; Sunday, 1:30-3 p.m.

Price: $955,000

Size: 2-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 830

The pitch: “Located on the corner of Marlborough and Clarendon Street, this floor-through third floor unit has two-rear facing bedrooms with views of Commonwealth Ave.”

106 Marlborough St
Boston, MA 02116

6. 195 Beacon Street, #1

195 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02116

Open house: Sunday, 1:30-3 p.m.

Price: $939,000

Size: 1-BR, 1-BA

Square Footage: 800

The Pitch: “This front-facing duplex has large scale bow windows on the main level with an open-concept plan with a garden-level bedroom.”

195 Beacon St
Boston, MA 02116

7. 167 Beacon Street, #11

167 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02116

Open house: Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Price: $649,000

Size: 1-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 631

The pitch: “This Victorian penthouse is one block from the Public Gardens and the Esplanade overpass.”

167 Beacon St
Boston, MA 02116

8. 124 Beacon Street, #6F

124 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02116

Open house: Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Price: $950,000

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 922

The pitch: “Custom details of this loft-style home include wooden shutters, arch doorways, and an architecturally beautiful staircase leading to master bedroom and the loft area.”

Note: Photos via brokers and brokerages, which are linked to where possible.

124 Beacon St
Boston, MA 02116