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Two great condos in Cambridge!

Just back from a fantastic trip to California and extra busy with two great listings this week — both on the eastern side of Cambridge — one in East Cambridge itself, and the other in Wellington-Harrington. Here are the details:

137 Charles Street — 2 beds / 2 baths, 1033 SF

Link to website with photo gallery, floorplans and 3D tour.


Renovated townhome with parking in the heart of East Cambridge! This gorgeous unit, fully-renovated in 2014, offers private front and back entrances, a smart layout on three levels, hardwood floors, beautiful finishes, multiple skylights and plenty of windows throughout. First floor features an open concept living room / dining / kitchen. One bedroom and bathroom are on each of the two upper floors, and the second floor also has a great bonus space perfect for a study or home office. Perks include in-unit laundry, central air, custom closets and window treatments, off-street parking and a shared yard for gardening and grilling. All this in a vibrant Cambridge neighborhood with easy access to many shops, parks, restaurants, and cafes, plus MIT, the Red Line at Kendall AND the Green Line at Lechmere. Walkscore = 91 and Bikescore = 99. Pet friendly, 100% owner-occupied association.

Year built/converted: 1873/2014 Bedrooms: 2 (+study) Bathrooms: 2 Living area: 1033 SF +/- per master deed Parking: one off-street space HOA fee: $150 per month 2017 Taxes: $1,929 with residential exemption

Listed at $749,000


So much to love in this amazing neighborhood!

  1. Abigail’s Restaurant – eat and enjoy craft cocktails indoors or on the patio

  2. Cambridgeside Galleria — 120 stores and restaurants under one roof and at your disposal

  3. Charles River Canoe & Kayak — paddle the Charles for a unique view of Boston, the Zakim Bridge, MIT and more!

  4. Desfina Restaurant — this family-run taverna is great for casual and amazingly good dining

  5. Farmer’s Market at Kendall Square — great seasonal option for local produce, baked goods, and artisanal delights

  6. Fuji at Kendall — upscale sushi and Asian fusion just down the block

  7. Kendall Square Cinema — THE Cambridge destination for independent and foreign films

  8. Lone Star Taco Bar — this new addition to the neighborhood is already a local favorite

  9. Multicultural Arts Center — this local treasure offers a regular program of dance, music and theater

  10. New Deal Fish Market — come visit Carl at this third-generation family business with the best fresh seafood in Boston

  11. North Point Park — this great urban park on the banks of the Charles has gardens, a playground, dog-friendly space and a footbridge into Charlestown

  12. Petsi Pie — conveniently located just down the block, Petsi is famous for great coffee, breakfast treats and of course, pie!

  13. Twin City Plaza — providing the convenience of a grocery store, pharmacy, Marshall’s and a gym, all in the neighborhood

Plus easy access to the Red AND Green Line trains at Kendall and Lechmere.

BONUS: If you have another car and/or just want the luxury of garage parking, the First Street garage, just a couple blocks away, offers discounted monthly parking to Cambridge residents — $100/month May – November and just $50/month during the winter!

AND…

101 Hampshire Street, U4 — 1 bed / 1 bath, 675 SF

Link to website with photo gallery, floorplans and 3D tour.


Airy and bright condo in amazing Cambridge location between Inman, Central & Kendall! This second floor unit offers a flowing layout, high ceilings, hardwood floors and plenty of large windows throughout. Fully renovated in 2007, the home is move-in ready and features perks including a great modern kitchen, additional storage and common laundry in the basement, as well as in-unit laundry hook-ups. Extremely convenient location with a Walkscore of 93 (“Walker’s Paradise”) and Bikescore of 99 (“Biker’s Paradise”). Two Red Line options — Central and Kendall — are just .7 miles away, and there are many great cafés, restaurants, bars, and entertainment venues in every direction — truly urban living at its best! Pet-friendly association.

Year built/converted: 1920/2007 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Living area: 675 SF +/- per master deed Parking: on-street permit HOA fee: $201 per month 2017 Taxes: $957 with residential exemption

Listed at $475,000


Unbeatable convenience in the heart of three Cambridge squares!

INMAN favorites:

  1. 1369 Coffee House—much loved for its great coffee, food and homey ambiance

  2. The Druid—pub featuring Celtic music, trivia, sports, great fare and a friendly vibe

  3. Inman Square Hardware—every neighborhood needs a good hardware store

  4. Oleana—this amazing restaurant is literally two doors down

  5. Ryles Jazz Club—live music, dancing and a great Sunday brunch

CENTRAL favorites:

  1. Area Four — coffee shop / bakery / bar / small plates restaurant

  2. Café Luna — great bistro café with outdoor dining in the summer

  3. Central Bottle Wine & Provisions — amazing selection!

  4. Central Square Theater — a local entertainment treasure

  5. H-Mart — mega supermarket/food court and local hot spot

  6. Middle East Restaurant & Night Club — local institution featuring live music on multiple stages nightly

KENDALL favorites:

  1. Abigail’s Restaurant – eat and enjoy craft cocktails indoors or on the patio

  2. Cambridgeside Galleria — 120 stores and restaurants under one roof and at your disposal

  3. Charles River Canoe & Kayak — paddle the Charles for a unique view of Boston, the Zakim Bridge, MIT and more!

  4. Farmer’s Market at Kendall Square — great seasonal option for local produce, baked goods, and artisanal delights

  5. Fuji at Kendall — upscale sushi and Asian fusion just down the block

101 Hampshire also has easy access to both MIT and Harvard, as well as Somerville’s uber-hip Union Square!

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