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Comfortably elegant 2 Bedrms or 1 Bedrm & Study ~ sunny 1250 sq ft +porch

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Listing #98656


Apartment or Condo | Entire Home
Rates from USD $3300 | Monthly
Last Updated 21 days ago

About

This SECOND floor apartment consists of an entry foyer off of which open: living room with bay windows into an old oak tree, 2 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, [note: has a 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 nestled in a Maple tree & overlooking our urban garden. 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]

Bedrooms
2

Bathrooms
1

Offices
1

Size
1,250 ft2

Suited For
3

Property Type
Apartment or Condo

Availability

From January 1, 2022

Minimum Stay

3 Months | Dates are flexible for this listing

Comments: January 1, 2022 ~ open onward

Location

Apartment or Condo in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Closest University

HARVARD ~ Harvard Kennedy School, Law School / MIT, + Longwood Medical facilities shuttle-bus

Nearby Universities
LESSLIE COLLEGE, BOSTON COLLEGE, BOSTON UNIVERSITY, SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY

Comments: Riverside - next to Harvard Square & M.I.T. and Charles River+ great Public Trans to Boston/Longwood

Surroundings

  • Off Campus
  • Walk to Campus
  • Urban
  • Architectural Gem
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Shops
  • Near Public Transportation

Rental Rates and Terms

Rates from USD $3300 Monthly | Negotiable

The cost of utilities can be discussed

A cleaning service can be discussed

Comments: rent has already been discounted by almost 25% from established $4000 over years of rentals ~ but we're negotiable

Considerations

Ask about the suitability of the home for young kids

Pets are not allowed

Smoking is not allowed

A car is not available

Features

Interior

Furnished

Connectivity

High Speed Internet

TV

Printer

Exterior

Balcony or Patio

Accessibility

Stairs

Temperature Control

Air Conditioning

Appliances

Oven

Stove

Microwave

Refrigerator

Dishwasher

Washer

Dryer

Comments: Internet / WIFI included but cable TV additional

Reviews

3
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RIKA WELSH

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