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Cambridge Massachusetts 02139 United States of America

Listing # 98656


Rates From USD 3300 Monthly
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Last Updated: Tuesday, June 2, 2020

January 2021 onward ~ 2 bedrooms 1 bath ELEGANTLY FURNISHED/original wood throughout/eclectic art collection : 6 RM sunny FLAT 3 blocks to Harvard HSG/ HBS & MIT ~ walk in w just your suitcase!!

January 1, 2021 ~ Dates flexible as flat is available for early arrival from December 15th 2020, if desired. Rent somewhat negotiable but I have already discounted by almost 25% from our normal rent over past 5, 6 years of $4000/mo to $ 3,300/mo to accommodate current uncertainties.

The flat will be available (mid-December) January 1, 2021, Spring Semester, and beyond

DETAILED DESCRIPTION of the property:

This SECOND floor apartment consists of an entry foyer off of which open: living room with bay windows into an old oak tree, couches one of which is a queen foldout; the dining room with bay windows and build in china cabinet, with table sits 6 with inserts to expand up to 10ish, two bedrooms, (or one usable as a study). Also open off of foyer is the newly refurbished bathroom with walk in glass shower warm bench seat and marble weave floor, [shower only].

Through the dining room is a full eat-in kitchen with two pantries as well as access to a private pleasant back porch, with hammock, and eat outside setting.

It is the second floor of an owner occupied “three-decker”, (three floor-through apartments) with lovely urban garden to look out upon and share season permitting. The unique aspect of this flat is that it feels like a lived in home … in fact it was our home for 18 years, hence it has absolutely everything you might need for an extended stay. Art is original work collected over years of having been a Newbury Street Gallery Director.

This apartment is sunny (16 windows), elegant exposed wood trim & wainscoting with shinny hardwood floors throughout. As mentioned fully furnished. The level of furnishing include towels & sheets in addition to fully equipped kitchen, dishes & kitchenware. Amenities Includes free washer & dryer in basement, cable and WIFI hookups, AC window units and heat on your own thermostats.

If you ARE looking for an elegant, homelike & fully equipped place to live, this is an apartment you want to look at, and CONSIDER!

LOCATION: It is located albeit on a tree-lined street in Cambridge, it's literally blocks away from Harvard Square, a 5 minute walk to the Harvard Business School or a 10 minute walk to MIT, blocks from subway and literally around the corner from bus into Boston.

The flat is so wonderfully situated between Harvard and MIT on a tree lined residential street in the Riverside Neighborhood. Close to the River for great walks and running, next to Cambridge's two main squares, the famous Harvard Square to the left 3 blocks and Central Square to the right 3-4 blocks out the front door. It's a beautiful period apartment, all original woodwork yet newly remodeled kitchen and bath. See more detail below - but I am confident after 35 years of renting this flat ... that it is a special find. Friendships have been born here, lovely memories created and no disappointments upon arrival yet ... that's a good track record!

TRANSPORTATION: One block from a (Mass Ave) bus line and blocks from either the Harvard Sq. or Central Sq. MBTA stations, it is an ideal location for all of Harvard, Tufts. M.I.T., or for Boston area commuting. There is a shuttle bus to the LONGWOOD MEDICAL CENTER for those affiliated with a Hospital there. (a shuttle bus directly from one block away).

NEIGHBORHOOD: is full of great places to eat, Plow in The Stars, The Cellar, India Palace, Waypoint, Chef Michael Scelfo of Alden & Harlow,
The House of Dumplings - all kinds of eateries within a block, most doing well wit TAKE OUT for now. A pleasant coffee shop Durgans, which feels like San Francisco just a few steps away at the end of the block. Whole Foods, Broadway Market, lots of grocery store choices. ZipCar space across the street!!

The nice thing about Green Street is that you are on a tree lined quiet street with neighbors who know each other & yet one block from Massachusetts Avenue, the central artery through Cambridge and into Boston.

On-Street parking which is always available
Visitor's Permit available
MORE PHOTOS CERTAINLY AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST [only 10 permitted here]

Basics:

Number of Bedrooms
2
Number of Bathrooms
1
Number of Offices
1
Surface Size
1250 Sq. Feet
Suited for
3 people
Property Type
Apartment or Condo

Availability:

Available from Tuesday, December 15, 2020 onward
Available from Friday, January 1, 2021 onward
Minimum Stay
2 month(s)
Flexible With Dates
Yes
Comments on Dates
mid December or January 1, 2021 for Spring Semester AND LONGER
*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 02139 MA
Country United States of America
Neighborhood Keywords Riverside - next to Harvard Square & M.I.T. and Charles River+ great Public Trans to Boston/Longwood
Closest University HARVARD ~ Harvard Kennedy School, Law School / MIT, + Longwood Medical facilities shuttle-bus
University nearby LESSLIE COLLEGE, BOSTON COLLEGE, BOSTON UNIVERSITY, SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY




Rental Price:

Asked
USD 3300 Monthly
Rental Fee Comments
rent has already been discounted by almost 25% from established $4000 over years of rentals ~ but we're negotiable
Rent Negotiable
Yes
Utilities Included
Some
Cleaning Services Included
Some

Surroundings:

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

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Available for Long Term
  • Off Campus
  • Architectural Gem
  • Available for Short Term
  • Summer Term

Amenities:

  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Printer
  • Stairs
  • TV
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Other: Flat is Cable and Internet ready throughout

Considerations:

Kid Friendly
Negotiable
Small Children Safe
Negotiable
Smoke Free
Yes
Pets Welcome
No
Car Available
No

Perform Housesitting Duties?:

No

About Member

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Status
Non-Academic Individual
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Member Since Sep 3 2015
This member has 2 reviews
About Me
OWNER OF PROPERTY My husband and I are retired, he's a native Cantabrigian and I've been here 50 some odd years, still a newcomer. We've owned this property since 1984. The second floor flat is considered the "owner's unit" as it's insulated above and below and slightly more elegantly finished. We love having a welcoming feeling here. We understand good boundaries but don't mind sharing a nice drink on the patio from time to time and wee're always here to assist with any needs.

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This member has 2 reviews
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This is a fantastic apartment in the heart of Cambridge. Everything you could possibly need is in walking distance and very convenient to public transportation. The apartment is large, comfortably furnished and eclectically decorated. Rika the landlord is wonderful and will do virtually anything to make you feel at home. Excellent Eric 1/11/2020 4:59:00 PM
This was a great rental. The apartment was very spacious and comfortable, well and tastefully furnished, in excellent condition, with a very well equipped kitchen. A classic triple-decker at its best. It is wonderfully located on a quiet street that is a short walk to Harvard Square and Central Square. Rika Welsh, the owner, lives in the building and was available when needed and extremely accommodating. We were very pleased and can happily recommend this listing without reservation. Excellent Marc Gerstein 1/14/2016 6:01:00 PM
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