Archive for March, 2019

164 Elm Street North, Unit 2, Cambridge 02140

Sensational setting and location! You will love this light-flooded TH with its oversized windows, especially because the views are so private. The open floor plan overlooks the fenced yard, with easy access from the living or dining rooms. There is a timeless beauty in this TH, created with an eye to the future and awareness of what buyers want in a home–so many closets! The living room features custom cabinetry to accent the fireplace; cabinetry has been added to the dining room as well. The efficient kitchen, with a Viking gas stove and vented hood, has plentiful cabinetry and granite counters. 2d floor bedrooms offer window privacy, double closets with systems, and a full bath with marble-topped vanity. The very private mr. suite has windows with long views, a walk-in closet with closet system, and a classic bathroom with double vanity, Jacuzzi and linen closet. Lots of fun for family and/or friends in the spacious yet cozy, lower level flex room. Parking. Near T’s and everything!

66 Putnam Avenue, Unit 3, Cambridge 02139

Dynamite location with excellent proximity to Harvard; the Charles River for the Business School, MIT and BU; and Harvard Square and the T. A private entry with its own address leads to this light-filled top floor condominium with oversized window bays, skylights, high ceilings and generously sized rooms and bath. This residence has a semi-open floor plan with an unusually livable layout and large flex room with a pocket door, presently set up as a family room. The 2 bedrooms are separated and situated away from the living areas for added privacy; one bedroom has a cedar closet with closet system. An informal/formal dining room opens to the eat-in kitchen, with a breakfast bar, window box, and SS cook-top stove, wall oven, Bosch dishwasher and refrigerator, all newer, as is the in-unit washer and dryer. Access to the big private deck is off the kitchen, and the back stairs provide a quicker route to the basement storage and deeded exclusive driveway. Historic fort was located next door.

31 Concord Avenue, Unit 10, Cambridge 02138

Harvard Square! Lovely, light-flooded, third floor residence in the most intimate of the Harlow buildings–only 25 units. In move-in condition, its newly painted interior with a high-style palette has refinished hardwood floors and a kitchen with new SS appliances, including gas stove, deep stainless steel sink with quality faucet, and granite counters cleverly designed to include a charming breakfast bar with exterior views. The handsome living/dining room features a wood-burning fireplace with ornate mantel and abundant windows with privacy all around, as are the windows in the 2 bedrooms. The oversized and renovated bathroom, uniquely designed, has everything new except for the beautiful, newly reglazed claw foot soaking tub and ceramic floor and is an oh-so-charming showstopper. 31 Concord Avenue is professionally managed; has a spacious common backyard; a bike room; private storage; and common laundry. The building is conveniently located near Harvard Square and the Law School.

1600 Massachusetts Avenue, Unit 407, Cambridge 02138

Dynamite location in Harvard Square, across from the Law School, 1 block from the Cambridge Common, another block to the T. Spacious, very well designed 2 bedroom, 2 bath condominium with an expansive living/dining room perfect for entertaining, and custom cabinetry/bookshelves framing the wood-burning fireplace. The efficiently planned kitchen is renovated, with warm-hued granite counters. The master bedroom, with en suite bath and a wall of closets is generously-sized, and the second bedroom is large enough to serve as a combination bedroom and office. Additional features include fabulous natural light; a private balcony; in-unit washer and dryer; central air conditioning, extra storage, rare garage parking, and it is lead free. 1600, as the building is known, has 2 elevators, a live-in superintendent and professional management. If you enjoy carefree living, with excellent access to all amenities–shops, park, restaurants, Harvard, the T–1600 is your new home. Walk score 98.