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
Ball Square Café – just around the corner, this local favorite serves breakfast and lunch daily
The Community Path – walk, ride or skate into Davis or all the way out to Lexington!
Diesel Café – this great Davis Square coffee shop is a great place to eat, caffeinate, or just hang out
Johnny D’s Uptown Restaurant & Music Club – offering live music, pub trivia, and Sunday jazz brunch!
Kelly’s Diner – Yankee Magazine named this one of the Top 5 Diners in New England
Lyndell’s Bakery – serving cakes, pastries and bread made from scratch since 1887
Somerville Theater – a historic theater for catching the latest flicks – with $6 matinees!
Sound Bites – a local institution for nearly two decades for its great brunches and friendly bar
True Grounds – this little coffee shop has received national recognition – stop in to find out why
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!
Christopher’s – casual neighborhood restaurant and pub
Danehy Park – beautiful 50-acre park with playgrounds, a running track, dog park and picnic areas
Elephant Walk – this award-winnng restaurant offers something for everyone – and offers cooking classes too!
Fresh Pond – walk, run or bike around this local treasure – and don’t forget to bring your dog!
Healthworks – this women’s fitness center has been serving Porter Square residents for 30+ years
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
Simon’s Coffee Shop – award-winning coffee and light fare keep the regulars coming
Shaw’s Supermarket – so easy to stop in for groceries on your way home from the T
Somerville Theater – Davis Square theater offering the latest flicks – with $7 matinees!
Sugar & Spice – great food and atmosphere with seasonal sidewalk seating
Tags Hardware – this neighborhood resource sells everything from sandpaper to dishes
Toad – cozy bar with free live music every night of the week
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