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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!

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

So much to love in this fun, hip neighborhood!

  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!

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!

21-23 Wood Street, Cambridge
  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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