Great condo listings in Somerville & Cambridge

It’s a busy week in my world, with two great new listings hitting the market — one in Somerville’s Ball Square, and one between Porter & Fresh Pond in Cambridge. Here are the deets…

106 Rogers Ave, Unit 1, Somerville

Gorgeous, renovated Ball Square condo on three levels!

Download MLS listing for 106 Rogers Ave, Unit 1 here.

This spacious home has all the features you’re looking for—open layout, tall ceilings, a great kitchen with granite/stainless, master bedroom with en suite bath, lots of windows, ample closet space, in-unit laundry, central air and parking! The lovely common patio and garden area are the icing on the cake. Located just .8 mile to the Davis Square T station on a one-way side street in happening Ball Square, right around the corner from the future Green Line Station and less than a half mile to the Community Path. The 2-unit association is self-managed, 100% owner-occupied and pet friendly.

Year built/converted: 1900/2014 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3 Living area: 1893 SF +/- per Master Deed Parking: one assigned space Condo fee: $150 / month 2015 Taxes: $1,880 per quarter through end of year; new owners will benefit from residential exemption as of January 2016

Listed at $679,000


  1. Ball Square Café – just around the corner, this local favorite serves breakfast and lunch daily

  2. The Community Path – walk, ride or skate into Davis or all the way out to Lexington!

  3. Diesel Café – this great Davis Square coffee shop is a great place to eat, caffeinate, or just hang out

  4. Johnny D’s Uptown Restaurant & Music Club – offering live music, pub trivia, and Sunday jazz brunch!

  5. Kelly’s Diner – Yankee Magazine named this one of the Top 5 Diners in New England

  6. Lyndell’s Bakery – serving cakes, pastries and bread made from scratch since 1887

  7. Somerville Theater – a historic theater for catching the latest flicks – with $6 matinees!

  8. Sound Bites – a local institution for nearly two decades for its great brunches and friendly bar

  9. True Grounds – this little coffee shop has received national recognition – stop in to find out why

  10. Trum Field – one of Somerville’s major recreation centers and site of the Fourth of July Fireworks

106 Rogers is literally right around the corner from the future Green Line T Station at Ball Square. Currently, the Davis Station (Red Line) is less than a mile, and there are direct buses to several destinations including Sullivan Station (Orange Line) and Lechmere (Green Line).

21 – 23 Wood Street, Unit 2, Cambridge

Fresh Pond meets Porter Square!

Download MLS listing for 21-23 Wood St, Unit 2 here.

This gorgeous renovated unit offers an open layout living/dining/kitchen, two nicely sized bedrooms, a bath and a half, a private front porch AND shared back yard with patio for summer grilling. Other features you’ll love include hardwood floors, high ceilings, lots of windows, central air, in-unit laundry, a gas fireplace, granite and stainless in the kitchen, ample closet space plus a private storage room in the basement, and parking for two cars! Fantastic location provides the perfect mix of tranquility and convenience — home is situated between Raymond and Danehy Parks, and just a few blocks from Fresh Pond, while also being just a half mile to Mass Ave and the Porter T Station, and within a mile to both Davis Square and Harvard University. Association is well-run and pet-friendly, and both units 1 and 3 are owner-occupied; entire building was gut-renovated in 2009.

Year built/converted: 1927/2009 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1.5 Living area: 969 SF +/- per Master Deed Parking: one assigned space that accommodates two cars tandem Condo fee: $250 / month estimated (ask agent for details) Assessed value: $432,000 2015 taxes: $1,527 with residential exemption

Listed at $549,000

Super convenient location offers the best of Cambridge living!


  1. Christopher’s – casual neighborhood restaurant and pub

  2. Danehy Park – beautiful 50-acre park with playgrounds, a running track, dog park and picnic areas

  3. Elephant Walk – this award-winnng restaurant offers something for everyone – and offers cooking classes too!

  4. Fresh Pond – walk, run or bike around this local treasure – and don’t forget to bring your dog!

  5. Healthworks – this women’s fitness center has been serving Porter Square residents for 30+ years

  6. Porter Square Books – featuring a cafe author talks and events, and books, books, books! Raymond Park – this lovely gathering spot has community gardens and summer movie nights

  7. Simon’s Coffee Shop – award-winning coffee and light fare keep the regulars coming

  8. Shaw’s Supermarket – so easy to stop in for groceries on your way home from the T

  9. Somerville Theater – Davis Square theater offering the latest flicks – with $7 matinees!

  10. Sugar & Spice – great food and atmosphere with seasonal sidewalk seating

  11. Tags Hardware – this neighborhood resource sells everything from sandpaper to dishes

  12. Toad – cozy bar with free live music every night of the week

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