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Charlestown open house tour: 8 recently price-chopped options

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Geographically set apart from the rest of Boston via a little peninsula north of downtown, Charlestown retains a lot of its charm as one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods.

This week’s open house tour visits myriad types of homes there, including brick rowhouses, traditional wooden numbers, and modern condominiums in the Navy Yard.

The best part? Their prices have all come down recently.

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1. 27 Cook Street

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27 Cook St
Boston, MA 02129

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

Price: $1,595,000

Size: 3-BR, 2.5-BA

Square footage: 2,185

The pitch: “New construction single-family townhouse spreads out over four levels and comes with a roof deck and two-car garage.”

2. 8 Cook Street

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8 Cook St
Charlestown, MA 02129

Open house: Sunday, 12-1 p.m.

Price: $769,000

Size: 3-BR, 1-BA, 2 half-baths

Square footage: 1,270

The pitch: “This single-family home offers six rooms, a deck, and yard with shed.”

3. 88 Elm Street

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88 Elm St
Charlestown, MA 02129

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

Price: $1,125,000

Size: 3-BR, 2.5-BA

Square footage: 1,521

The pitch: “Single-family home with three exposures on a quiet tree-lined street with a side courtyard.”

4. 259 Main Street, #1

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259 Main St
Boston, MA 02129

Open house: Sunday, 12-1 p.m.

Price: $749,000

Size: 2-BR, 2.5-BA

Square footage: 1,601

The pitch: “This condo has a private entrance leading up to an open floor plan with high ceilings, crown moldings, and Brazilian cherry hardwood flooring.”

5. 47A Monument Square

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47 Monument Sq
Charlestown, MA 02129

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

Price: $1,699,000

Size: 3-BR, 2.5-BA

Square footage: 2,038

The pitch: “This historic home on Monument Square has been done over and is extremely open.”

6. 42 Eighth Street, #3116

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42 8th St
Charlestown, MA 02129

Open house: Saturday, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; Sunday, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Price: $550,000

Size: 1-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 692

The pitch: “Professionally designed unit in historic Navy Yard features floor-to-ceiling windows with plantation shutters, custom closets, and updated kitchen.”

7. 33 Chestnut Street, #303

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33 Chestnut St
Boston, MA 02129

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

Price: $875,000

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 1,126

The pitch: “Located between the Gas Light District and Monument Square, this penthouse corner unit comes with a master suite, in-unit laundry, and one indoor garage parking spot.”

8. 65 Constellation Wharf, #65

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65 Constellation Wharf
Boston, MA 02129

Open house: Sunday, 12-1 p.m.

Price: $1,799,000

Size: 3-BR, 3.5-BA

Square footage: 2,521

The pitch: “Located on Boston’s historic waterfront, this south facing unit has floor to ceiling windows, two over-water decks, and access to marina slips.”

1. 27 Cook Street

27 Cook St, Boston, MA 02129

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

Price: $1,595,000

Size: 3-BR, 2.5-BA

Square footage: 2,185

The pitch: “New construction single-family townhouse spreads out over four levels and comes with a roof deck and two-car garage.”

27 Cook St
Boston, MA 02129

2. 8 Cook Street

8 Cook St, Charlestown, MA 02129

Open house: Sunday, 12-1 p.m.

Price: $769,000

Size: 3-BR, 1-BA, 2 half-baths

Square footage: 1,270

The pitch: “This single-family home offers six rooms, a deck, and yard with shed.”

8 Cook St
Charlestown, MA 02129

3. 88 Elm Street

88 Elm St, Charlestown, MA 02129

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

Price: $1,125,000

Size: 3-BR, 2.5-BA

Square footage: 1,521

The pitch: “Single-family home with three exposures on a quiet tree-lined street with a side courtyard.”

88 Elm St
Charlestown, MA 02129

4. 259 Main Street, #1

259 Main St, Boston, MA 02129

Open house: Sunday, 12-1 p.m.

Price: $749,000

Size: 2-BR, 2.5-BA

Square footage: 1,601

The pitch: “This condo has a private entrance leading up to an open floor plan with high ceilings, crown moldings, and Brazilian cherry hardwood flooring.”

259 Main St
Boston, MA 02129

5. 47A Monument Square

47 Monument Sq, Charlestown, MA 02129

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

Price: $1,699,000

Size: 3-BR, 2.5-BA

Square footage: 2,038

The pitch: “This historic home on Monument Square has been done over and is extremely open.”

47 Monument Sq
Charlestown, MA 02129

6. 42 Eighth Street, #3116

42 8th St, Charlestown, MA 02129

Open house: Saturday, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; Sunday, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Price: $550,000

Size: 1-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 692

The pitch: “Professionally designed unit in historic Navy Yard features floor-to-ceiling windows with plantation shutters, custom closets, and updated kitchen.”

42 8th St
Charlestown, MA 02129

7. 33 Chestnut Street, #303

33 Chestnut St, Boston, MA 02129

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

Price: $875,000

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 1,126

The pitch: “Located between the Gas Light District and Monument Square, this penthouse corner unit comes with a master suite, in-unit laundry, and one indoor garage parking spot.”

33 Chestnut St
Boston, MA 02129

8. 65 Constellation Wharf, #65

65 Constellation Wharf, Boston, MA 02129

Open house: Sunday, 12-1 p.m.

Price: $1,799,000

Size: 3-BR, 3.5-BA

Square footage: 2,521

The pitch: “Located on Boston’s historic waterfront, this south facing unit has floor to ceiling windows, two over-water decks, and access to marina slips.”

65 Constellation Wharf
Boston, MA 02129