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Cambridge Massachusetts 02140 United States of America

Listing # 123741


Rates From USD 1000 Weekly
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Last Updated: Saturday, July 7, 2018

2 BR Cambridge Apartment Near Harvard

A large, lovely 2BR apartment on a quiet residential street near Harvard in the Avon Hill neighborhood. There are hardwood floors, high ceilings, lots of plants and natural light, a large living room with a working fireplace, two large bedrooms, one bath with a tub, an enclosed sun-porch, a small but nicely equipped kitchen, and a shared laundry and bicycle storage in the basement. We have a 3-yr-old daughter, so the apartment is set up for a small family, ideally a couple with a young child, or 2 children who are happy sharing a room (there's a crib plus a couch/day-bed in the 2nd BR; windows and cabinets are all childproofed). The main BR has a queen bed. The living room has a large couch and two chairs. There's AC units in both BRs, wireless Internet, stereo, guitar and banjo, and a pass for on-street parking. We're on the top floor of a three-story building. It's a quiet, calm, breezy, leafy enclave, off the main streets and directly behind the historic Cooper-Frost-Austin House (1681), the oldest house in Cambridge.

We're a 2-min walk to the Radcliffe Yard, 10-min to Harvard Law School and the Museum of Natural History, about 15-min to Harvard Yard and to Cambridge Common. Restaurants, grocery stores, parks and playgrounds, community garden, swimming pools are all within easy walking distance, and the Red Line is right down the street at Porter Sq. We're also near the Minuteman Bikeway and access to Rtes.2 and 128, and I-93. Walden Pond is about a 20-min drive away.

Neighborhood info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avon_Hill_Historic_District and https://www.cambridgema.gov/historic/districtsHistoricProperties/avonhillncd and https://www.historicnewengland.org/property/cooper-frost-austin-house/


Basics:

Number of Bedrooms
2
Number of Bathrooms
1
Number of Offices
0
Surface Size
1200 Sq. Feet
Suited for
4 people
Property Type
Apartment or Condo

Availability:

Available from Saturday, June 30, 2018 until Saturday, July 7, 2018
Available from Saturday, July 14, 2018 until Saturday, July 28, 2018
Minimum Stay
7 day(s)
Flexible With Dates
Yes
Comments on Dates
We're ideally looking for Sat. to Sat., but are somewhat flexible. Please email.
*Approximate location of the property is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.

City Cambridge
Postal Code - State or Province 02140 MA
Country United States of America
Neighborhood Keywords Avon Hill/Porter Square
Closest University Harvard
University nearby Harvard Law School, MIT, Boston College, Boston University, Lesley College, Emerson, Northeastern, Berklee College of Music




Rental Price:

Asked
USD 1000 Weekly

Rent Negotiable
No
Utilities Included
Yes
Cleaning Services Included
No

Surroundings:

  • Near Shops
  • Walk To Campus
  • Urban Environment
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Off Campus

Amenities:

  • Dishwasher
  • Air-Conditioning
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Printer
  • Stairs
  • Fireplace
  • Baby Furniture
  • Other: Stereo, guitar, banjo, ukulele. Taxidermy.

Considerations:

Kid Friendly
Yes
Small Children Safe
Yes
Smoke Free
Yes
Pets Welcome
No

Perform Housesitting Duties?:

Yes
  • Care for Plants
Housesitting Comments
If you wouldn't mind watering our plants once during your stay, we'd greatly appreciate it.

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Member Since Jun 13 2018
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I was born and raised in Kalamazoo, Michigan (the original home of Gibson guitars), and received a B.A. in history from the University of Michigan and an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing from Columbia University. I’m a regular contributor to The New York Times’ travel section and other publications, including Men’s Journal, Saveur, The Financial Times, GQ, The Boston Globe, and The Oxford American. Before Cambridge, I lived in New York, London, Dublin, and Dakar. For two years I was foreign correspondent for Japan’s largest daily newspaper, The Yomiuri Shimbun. I currently teach journalism at Boston College.
https://www.bc.edu/bc-web/schools/mcas/sites/journalism/faculty.html

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