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36 Fairmont Street, Unit 1, Cambridge

This beautiful home is near and dear to my heart, as once-upon-a-time, I rented the top floor unit, and so this was my home too. I can't say enough great things about the neighborhood -- so convenient, a great place for dog walks, and with friendly neighbors who even host annual block parties. I'll be just a tiny bit jealous of whoever buys it :)

With 1,100 SF of living area and a great finished lower level perfect for a guest room or home office, this Cambridgeport condo has better space than many 2-bed units. Housed in a 19th century mansard Victorian, this charming home offers a flowing layout with spacious living areas, high ceilings and period details like crown molding and a marble mantle in the living room. You'll love the beautifully renovated kitchen with cabinets all the way to the ceiling, the large master with its full wall of windows, and the great lower level bonus space. The large private patio is a perfect retreat for outdoor dining, gardening and relaxing. Set on a corner lot on a lovely residential street between the Charles River and Central Square, this home offers the perfect combo of tranquility and vibrant city living! Easy access to Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, MIT and the Harvard Business School and many commuting options -- the Red Line, the 47 bus to Longwood, Memorial Drive and the Mass Pike.

Bedrooms: 1+ Bathrooms: 1 Living area: 1,100 SF +/- Parking: on street permit Condo fee: $217/ month 2020 taxes: $1,427 with residential exemption

Listed at $699,000

So much to love in this vibrant neighborhood!

  1. Andala Coffee House – neighborhood café with coffee, food, and free WiFi!

  2. Charles River / Magazine Beach – a bit of nature and a public pool just down the street

  3. Coast Café – tiny soul food joint offering takout, delivery and catering – a hidden treasure!

  4. Dana Park – a great park and neighborhood meeting spot, just a few blocks away

  5. Green Street Grill – a local fave since the 1930s, serving fun cocktails, craft beer, and amazing food

  6. H-Mart – mega supermarket/food court that has quickly become a hotspot

  7. Middle East & ZuZu Restaurant & Night Club – live music playing on multiple stages nightly

  8. Riverside Boat Club – 140-year old, volunteer run community rowing center

  9. Trader Joe’s & Whole Foods – two great grocery stores just down the street – super convenient

  10. Plus all the conveniences of a major square – many pharmacies, banks, 24-hour stores and the T!


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