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Charming townhome, amazing location

So excited to be bringing this great listing on this week — was such a treat to find it for my client when she bought a few years back, and happy to help her find a new owner for her lovely home…

504 Franklin St, Cambridge — 2 BR / 1.5 ba, 959 SF condo — listed at $599,000

Charming townhome in lovely Riverside neighborhood between Harvard and Central Squares, with easy access to both T Stations! This fully-renovated 2-bed, 1.5 bath condo has the feel of a single-family home with a separate entrance, two levels of living space, private outdoor space and parking (technically one space, but two small cars can fit tandem). And soooo much character! Must be seen in person to be truly appreciated. With its gorgeous magnolia, apple tree and gardens, and tranquil park across the street, this home is an oasis in the city, yet less than a half-mile to the train, and surrounded by restaurants, cafes, bakeries, several grocery stores and live music venues. Both Harvard and MIT are easily accessible and the Charles River is just down the street – the best of everything Cambridge has to offer! 100% owner-occupied, pet-friendly association.

I normally don’t like to post out-of-season pictures of my listings, but I think we’ve all seen enough snow for the year, and this place has such amazing outdoor space, that I’m throwing that all out the window. Feast your eyes on all this lovely green and pink!

504 Franklin Street, Cambridge

504 Franklin Street, Cambridge

504 Franklin Street, Cambridge

504 Franklin Street, Cambridge

So much to love in this vibrant neighborhood!

  1. Franklin Street Park – a lovely and tranquil retreat, right across the street

  2. Harvard Book Store – great selection of new & used books with a regular schedule of author talks and events

  3. Cambridge Center for Adult Education – a great place to learn a language, an art, a skill — you name it!

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

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

  6. Charles River – a bit of nature, trails, and a boating center just a few blocks away

  7. Daedalus – great restaurant/pub with a great brunch and amazing rooftop dining

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

  9. Oberon American Repertory Theater – Donkey Show anyone?

  10. Petsi Pies – neighborhood café just down the street has coffee, food, and of course, amazing pies!

  11. River Gods – perhaps the best little pub in Cambridge; for sure serving the best French fries!

  12. Trader Joe’s & Whole Foods – two great grocery stores just a few blocks away

  13. Plus all the conveniences of TWO squares – many pharmacies, banks, 24-hour stores and the T


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