Archive for June, 2020

57 Reservoir Street, Unit 2, Cambridge 02138

Huron Village in West Cambridge. This upper level duplex with private entry is flooded with light from abundant windows and skylights. The semi-open plan is perfect for daily life or easy entertaining. You will be impressed by the good taste, quality of the renovations, and move-in condition. The handsome kitchen with custom-made cherry cabinetry and under-cabinet lighting has beautiful granite to complement the wood, accented by SS appliances, including a gas range and vented hood. The mudroom off the kitchen leads to the private deck for outside dining. The marble spa-like bathroom, located between the 2 bedrooms, is really lovely, with a deep soaking tub, separate shower, unique Robern mirror, designer sconces, and skylight. The office with built-in bookshelves leads to the front deck. The flex room on the second level has a kitchenette, bathroom with shower, and skylights. Enjoy having central AC or a FP in winter, w/d, a garage with remote control and extra storage. Near everything!

3 Benton Road, Unit 2, Somerville 02143

Turn-key! Impeccably designed with 1,840 sf of beautiful space on one level for easy, efficient living. The expansive open floor plan sets the stage for interactive daily living or a fabulous venue for entertaining friends–with plenty of space for social distancing. The airy interior, with windows on four sides, easily provides separations for living, dining, kitchen, and the built-in “office.” A beautifully appointed kitchen is sure to enchant with its oversized island with microwave drawer, Bertazzoni gas range, vented hood, pot-filler, SS appliances, and honed granite island and counters. The grand scale of the mr bedroom with walk-in closet and en suite bath is impressive; 2 additional bedrooms with bath are generously sized. There are long views from windows and from the delightful private deck. In-unit washer and dryer, Hunter Douglas shades, plantation shutters, abundant closets; extra storage; 2 underground parking in heated garage. Between Davis/Porter/Union Sqs; T’s &T-to be.

2 Loring Street, Unit A, Cambridge 02143

Expect to be captivated by the abundant features of this quality townhome, beginning with the sheer expanse of the open floor plan. The efficient kitchen has unusually lovely counters, waterfall and backsplash; a gas cooktop with vented hood; SS appliances; and tray ceiling. Tiled chimney wall with Zen gas fireplace is the centerpiece of the living room, a room so generously sized that there is extra space for a cozy area to watch TV or read, plus an area for a 1st-floor office. Tall windows provide natural light with private views; a discreetly placed half bath and deck off the living room complete the 1st floor. The mr suite impresses with its spacious and beautiful bathroom, walk-in closet and deck; 2 additional bedrooms, a full bath and laundry room finish the 2d floor. The 4th bedroom/flex room on the 3d floor is really a bonus room, with 2 large closets and access to the private roof deck for fab views of Boston and a ringside seat for fireworks. AC; 2 parking; amenities; T soon.

2 Benton Road, Unit 1, Somerville 02143

This outstanding Colonial Revival was the HP Hood family home. Built in 1910 on one of the most impressive streets in historic Spring Hill, this residence retains the grand dimensions of the original, very large mansion. The expansive interior is light-flooded from oversized window bays, has high ceilings, deep crown molding, and a precious stained glass bay in a charming alcove with a window seat. You will feel right at home enjoying the beauty of your surroundings or proudly entertaining your friends in a house that is oh-so perfect for entertaining. The kitchen with SS appliances, gas stove, vented hood, and wine refrigerator leads to the private patio, surrounded by a stone wall and flowers. The private fenced yard beyond the patio has raised beds for growing herbs and vegetables. The mr suite is spacious with en suite bath and walk-in closet. The lower level flex room has multiple uses, built-ins and extra storage. 2 side-by-side parking. Between Union/Porter/Davis Squares. T’s.

168 Summer Street, Somerville 02143

This lovely attached single is on a pretty part of Summer Street, next to and overlooking architecturally significant homes. Gut renovated in 2009/2010, the house reflects a winning combination of contemporary features today’s buyers desire, with the elegance of high ceilings and crown moldings of the original stately house. Designed for entertaining, with its expansive dining room open to the kitchen, the house provides practicality for everyday living. There is so much room to make uniquely yours and there already is an outlet above the fireplace in the living room for your flat panel TV. The Sellers installed a deck off the kitchen, wisteria laden for privacy, with steps down to the fenced backyard. The 2 bedrooms on the 2d floor are oversized, with an abundance of closets including one walk-in, 2 large bathrooms; and a laundry room. The 2 rooms on the 3d floor are cozy. The basement is good for possible expansion. 2 parking. Between Union, Porter and Davis Sqs; near parks, amenities.