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Property of the Week: The Best of Two Squares!

Have officially listed the property I let you peek at last week. Great feedback from all the agents who came through today on caravan. Will be doing a broker open house tomorrow and then open houses Sat & Sun 12 – 1 this weekend — come on by!

39 Burnside Avenue, Unit 3, Somerville

You won’t find a better location than this – less than a half mile to both Porter & Davis and just around the corner from the Porter Square shopping center! This charming top-floor condo has a great layout with two large bedrooms, living room, eat-in kitchen and gorgeous modern bath. Unit features hardwood floors, original woodwork, skylights, and plenty of closets and storage. Association has a lovely shared balcony, patio & yard with space to garden, basement storage and laundry. Excellent neighborhood near the Cambridge border with easy access to the Red Line, Harvard University, Lesley University, shops, restaurants and nightlife. Walkscore = 95 – “Walker’s Paradise!”

Year built/converted: 1920/2006 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Living area: 822 SF +/- per master deed Parking: on-street permit Condo fee: $165/month 2013 Taxes: $2,080 with residential exemption

Listed at $349,000

So many great places in this vibrant neighborhood:

Christopher’s – casual neighborhood restaurant and pub

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

CVS – open 24 hours for your convenience

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

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

O2 Yoga – a friendly neighborhood studio with a great schedule of classes seven days a week

Porter Square Books – featuring a cafe author talks and events, and books, books, books!

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

Shaw’s Supermarket – grocery shopping couldn’t be more convenient in this neighborhood

Somerville Theater – a historic theater for catching the latest flicks – with $6 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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