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Listed for $1,550,000 | Sold for $1,901,000

3 bed | 3 bath | 2124 sqft

Main Floor

  • Spacious, end unit, 1979 townhouse located in the heart of mid-Cambridge
  • Private entrance at the end of a long private way
  • Direct-entry one car garage at the front door, foyer with tiled floor and coat closet
  • Stairs to the main floor lead to an expansive double-ceiling-height living room with clerestory windows and glass sliding doors overlooking the private oversized 45 X 20 patio and garden area
  • Oak hardwood floors throughout most of the townhouse
  • Gas fireplace, flanked by two oak built-in shelving walls
  • A few stairs up to the raised dining room and kitchen, overlooking the living room and patio
  • Dining room with Nelson pendant chandelier and built-in teak storage unit
  • Kitchen renovated in 1995 with cork floors and off-white Formica cabinets and counters. Includes Whirlpool gas range, 2018; Kenmore dishwasher,2017; GE trash compactor, 1996; GE microwave,1993; Sub Zero refrigerator,1980

Third Floor

  • The stairs are perched over the living space with a balcony, in a loft-like way
  • Bedroom with closet storage & fixed picture window
  • Full bathroom with linen closet storage, off-white Formica long vanity, shower with white tile surround • Side-by-side laundry, Maytag machines
  • Linen closet off the hall

Fourth Floor

  • Treehouse-like master suite with closet storage and private bathroom
  • Bathroom renovated in 2014 with a Scandinavian design complete with grey tile, coy pond inspired vessel sink, built-in storage and an exposed barn-style door
  • Private 12 X 10 roof deck, with Trex flooring
  • Bedroom with southern exposures and closet storage

Lower Level

  • Mixed use room with private bathroom and large window looking up onto patio
  • French drain system with two sump pumps, one with battery back-up
  • Swedish-designed, engineered hardwood floors


  • 18-fee simple units (all owner occupied), maintained and managed by Certified Property Management company
  • Driveway and courtyard 2017, renovated by Schumacher with brick pavers
  • Roof, 2011, under warranty
  • Exterior siding, 2017, renovated by S&H construction—replaced all cedar clapboard, trim and flashing on all buildings
  • Fees: $520/month includes: Master Insurance, snow removal, garden maintenance, pest control, professional management, common electrical bill, exterior maintenance and recently established reserve account
  • Private patio/garden and large shed in garden area
  • Common gardens planted with mature plantings including a Japanese maple tree, dogwoods and cherry trees
  • 2018 Taxes $5,033.33; Includes the City of Cambridge residential exemption
  • Heat: 2014 Navien combi gas-fired heat and on-demand water heater
  • AC: Sanyo Mini-split in living room only, built-in wall unit in 2nd floor bedroom and 4th floor master suite
  • 200 Amp circuit panel