474 Beacon St., Unit 2 sold on July 11 for $5,600,000. This is a wonderful seven-room home with size and great views.

Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood continues to be among the most popular in the city. A recent spectacular sale is an example of just how high the demand is for homes in this wonderful place to live.

In the Back Bay, 474 Beacon St., Unit 2 sold on July 11 for $5,600,000. This is a wonderful seven-room home with size and great views. The new owners will be living in a duplex covering the second and third floors with 3,085 square feet of luxury living space. There are three bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms.

Originally built in 1899, this condo has been beautifully updated with the last renovation completed during the spring.

No one will get bored with the spectacular views, especially of the Charles River. There’s always something interesting to see any time of the year.

Getting to this spacious palace is easy with a direct elevator to both floors. The second floor is where to find a large master bedroom suite along with two guest bedrooms.

A modern interior glass stairwell connects with the third floor. It is on the upper level where the chef of the family will fall in love with the glorious and large kitchen-Great Room. Entertaining guests will be a joy here, especially when stepping out onto the balcony. From there, savor those great views of the Charles River.

The large living room includes a gas fireplace and a great southern exposure. Also on the third floor are the dining area and one of the powder rooms.

The home flows with high ceilings as well as luxurious European finishes and designs.

The new owners have direct access to a tandem garage, where the unit includes two parking spaces.

Listing agent for this home was Beth Dickerson of Gibson Sotheby's International Realty and the buyer’s agent was Ricardo Rodriguez of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Boston - Newbury Street.

There are many things that people love about living in the Back Bay. Residents enjoy all the easy access to shops, restaurants and services on Newbury and Boylston streets. It’s not too far to reach the Boston Common, the Public Gardens, Boston Public Library and Copley Square. For fans of the Red Sox, Fenway Park isn’t that hard to reach. There’s also Symphony Hall and the Museum of Fine Arts that are within easy distance. The Charles River and Esplanade are also close by.

Public transportation is within walking distance with the Green Line T stations at the Hynes Convention Center and Copley Square. For those with cars, Route 93 and the Massachusetts Turnpike aren’t too far away.