This beautiful historic Greek Revival gem is in the heart of East Cambridge and minutes from Kendall Square and MIT — the Silicon Valley of the East. Perfect for corporate stays, sabbaticals, or vacationing in Boston and Cambridge. Past guests have run the marathon, raced the Regatta, exhibited at the Boston Convention Center, consulted for Boston firms, visited area colleges, attended graduations and weddings, and vacationed here.
This beautiful home is a short walk to 2 subway stops, numerous bus routes, major shopping, and just across the Charles River from historic Beacon Hill, Boston Common, Boston Public Gardens, Newbury Street shopping, and Boston Garden sports and entertainment arena. Harvard Square is within minutes by car, and also convenient by bus, train, or foot.
We are an hour from the bridges onto Cape Cod and a high-speed ferry to Provincetown leaves from Boston Harbor. We are 15 minutes from Logan Airport. The White Mountains of New Hampshire are 2 hours north.
This unique property retains many historic features such as original wood shutters, floor to ceiling windows, large pocket doors separating living and dining rooms with original marble mantels, wide pine floors, and a gas fireplace. The newly renovated kitchen includes stainless appliances, beautiful large granite island that seats 6, and deck leading out to grilling/dining area with beautiful gardens and large mosaic dining table.
The first floor includes a full bath (original claw leg tub with handheld shower), and stack up washer/dryer. The second floor has two large bedrooms with lots of windows, one with a queen and the other with full bed and and twin bed, and renovated bathroom with slate floor and shower. The third floor includes a newly constructed master suite with king bed, Soshi doors separating bedroom from study/TV room with sleep sofa, luxury bathroom, bamboo floors throughout, gas fireplace and private roof deck. Off-street parking for one car included, municipal parking garage for additional vehicle nearby ($20/day during week; $5/day weekends).
The home is just blocks away from some of the best restaurants in the Boston area, including Oleana, The Blue Room, The Smoke Shop, Evoo, State Park, Catalyst, Eastside Grille, The Commonwealth, Lone Star, Loyal Nine, and Dante's to name just a few. Shopping at the Cambridgeside Galleria Mall is 2 blocks away. There are several nearby fitness facilities open to the public including Fitcorp, Boston Sports Club, Equilibrium, Cambridge Athletic Club and Gold's Gym.
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