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518 Putnam Ave, Unit 2, Cambridge

SOLD FOR $590,000

Great value for a bright and spacious 1+ bed condo with parking in Cambridgeport! At 826 SF, this duplex unit is comparable in size to many 2-beds, and has a flexible layout with great nooks that can be customized to fit your needs for a home office (or two!), gym, creative space, etc. Large windows and high ceilings throughout the main level, a surprisingly bright lower-level, TWO full baths, brand new in-unit laundry and a large private storage room with direct access from the unit (additional bike storage space in common basement). And don't forget it has parking! Located between the Charles River and Central Square very close to Magazine Beach, Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, MIT, BU and the Harvard Business School. Super convenient commuting location with easy access to the Red Line, the 47 bus to Longwood, Memorial Drive and the Mass Pike. Self-managed, pet-friendly association with low condo fees that include heat & hot water.

Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 2 Living area: 826 SF +/- Parking: one off-street assigned space Condo fee: $257 / month 2020 taxes: $3,331 without residential exemption

Listed at $599,000

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So much to love in this vibrant & uber-convenient neighborhood!

  • Andala Coffee House – neighborhood café with outdoor seating

  • Charles River / Magazine Beach – a bit of nature just down the street for when you need a little fresh air and sunshine

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

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

  • Flour Bakery – my absolute favorite bakery in all of Greater Boston happens to have a location just a couple blocks away...

  • Take a quick hop over to Central Square where many of the restaurants are offering take-out to get you through the pandemic winter -- Pepper Sky's, Little Donkey, The Mad Monkfish, Life Alive, Craigie on Main, and more!

  • Middle East & ZuZu Restaurant & Night Club – someday when we can gather in person again, you'll really appreciate the live music on multiple stages at this Cambridge institution

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

  • Trader Joe’s & Whole Foods – two great grocery stores just down the street, plus H-Mart – the mega supermarket/food court in nearby Central Square

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


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