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400 Washington St Somerville – Lofts at Ivy Place

400 Washington Street, Somerville - Ivy Place

400 Washington Street, Somerville MA - Ivy Place

Condo buyers looking for a true loft-style condo that’s close to Harvard will want to consider the the lofts at Ivy Place at 400 Washington St in Somerville MA.  Built in 2001 there are 15 condos on four floors including one commercial space.

Unlike some condos that are described as lofts because the floor plan is a bit more open than a traditional layout, the condos at 400 Washington Street are true lofts.  The floor plan, with the kitchen and bath at the core, allows for some privacy for the sleeping area / bedroom and owners often divide the space with bookcases and other room dividers.

Near the intersection of Beacon Street, there are shops and restaurants nearby including Dali, evoo, the Wine and Cheese Cask, Savenor’s, the Biscuit and the Kebab Factory.  Harvard Yard is about half a mile down Kirkland Street (Washington Street becomes Kirkland at the Cambridge line).  Union and Inman Squares are not far away.

400 Washington Street Somerville MA Condo Features

  • Condos range in size from 1084 to 1258 sq. ft.
  • Elevator
  • 9.5 ft. ceilings
  • Central air conditioning
  • Granite counters, stainless steel appliances with gas stove
  • Hardwood floors
  • Huge windows
  • Gas fireplace
  • In-unit laundry
  • Balcony or patio
  • Offstreet parking space
  • Pet friendly
  • Professionally managed
  • Heat and hot water included in the condo fee

400 Washington St. – Recent Sales at Ivy Place

  • A second floor unit with two parking spaces sold for $433,000 in 2009
  • A penthouse condo with one parking space sold for $417,000 in 2009

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4 Trowbridge Place, Cambridge – Harvard Square Condos

4 Trowbridge Place - Cambridge Condos Near Harvard Square

4 Trowbridge Place Cambridge MA - Cambridge Condos Near Harvard Square

4 Trowbridge Place, Cambridge – Harvard Square Condos

Cambridge real estate buyers looking for a condo close to Harvard Square that is reasonably priced (by Cambridge standards!) will want to check out Trowbridge Place.

4-8 Trowbridge Place was built in 1970.  There are 28 condos on six floors, and a penthouse unit on the 7th floor.  There are studios and one, two and three-bedroom condos in the building.

Trowbridge Place is very close to Harvard Square and just steps from the newly renovated and expanded Cambridge Public Library.  A number of units are rented and the location commands a very good rent.  A few years ago the building underwent a large capital improvements project.

4 Trowbridge Place Cambridge MA Features

  • Elevator building
  • Parking
  • Upper units have a balcony
  • Walls of windows
  • Some units have a fireplace
  • Storage
  • Condo fee includes heat and hot water

Recent Sales of 4 Trowbridge Place Condos

  • A 4th floor, two-bedroom in need of updating sold for $334,000 in 2008
  • Another 4th floor two-bedroom condo sold for $358,000 in 2008
  • In 2009 two adjacent units on one deed, three bedrooms and 1100 sq.ft. in all, sold for $476,500

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91 Sherman St – Cambridge Townhouses

91 Sherman St – Cambridge Townhouses.  The more that Cambridge streets are lined with blocky new 3-4 story condo buildings, the more you can appreciate the design of the townhomes at 91 Sherman Street in North Cambridge.

Townhouses at 91 Sherman Street, Cambridge

Townhouses at 91 Sherman Street, Cambridge MA

Two free-standing townhouses abut Sherman Street and are an attractive part of the streetscape. The unobtrusive entry to the complex’s underground garage is between them. The larger building that houses the other six townhouses in the complex, Sarah Court, is tucked behind, abutting Danahy Park. 

Townhouses at 91 Sherman St next to Danahy Park

Townhouses at 91 Sherman St next to Danahy Park

Built in 1988, this eight-unit complex is next to the 50 acre Danahy Park.  An Italian restaurant, Gran Gusto (highly recommended!) is across the street and the popular Jose’s Mexican Restaurant is just down the street.  Porter Square and Huron Village are close by.

91 Sherman St Cambridge MA Townhouse Features

  • 2 – 4 bedrooms
  • 1.5 – 2.5 baths
  • Private outdoor space and / or decks
  • Garage parking
  • Fireplace
  • In-unit laundry
  • Central air conditioning

91 Sherman Street, Cambridge MA – Recent Sales

The most recent sales at the complex were in 2007 when:

  • One of the freestanding townhouses sold for $655,000
  • A three-bedroom townhouse in the rear building sold for $620,000

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 Sarah Court is located at 91 Sherman Street Cambridge MA 02140

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345 Harvard Street – Condos In Cambridge

345 Harvard St Condos

345 Harvard St Cambridge MA Condos

345 Harvard Street, Cambridge, MA.  In 2006 this 24-unit apartment building was given a super stylish renovation much to the delight of Cambridge real estate buyers.

345 Harvard Street is in mid-Cambridge, not far from Harvard Square and Central Square.

It’s always fun to see how these 1960s and ’70s brick buildings can be transformed and it’s really great when developers get it right.  The details really make the difference between ho hum and fabulous.

Most of the condos in the building are two bedrooms with 1.5 baths though are a  couple of smaller units and a couple that are substantially larger.

Condos at 345 Harvard St Cambridge MA Features

  • Renovated kitchen and baths
  • Hardwood floors
  • Balcony
  • Lots of windows
  • Covered parking with some units
  • Bike Storage
  • Pet friendly
  • Heat and hot water included with the condo fee

Recent Sales at 345 Harvard Street Cambridge MA

The most recent sale of a two bedroom with a parking space closed for $435,000 in October 2009.

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85 Richdale Ave, Cambridge – Condos at Tracey Place

Condos at 85 Richdale Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140

Condos at 85 Richdale Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140

85 Richdale Avenue in Cambridge MA, the Tracey Place Condos, was renovated in 2004.  The building is very close to Porter Square, the Red Line, and the commuter rail.

The condos are bright and open and renovated to a very high quality with exceptional detail and  finishes. 

Pets are allowed with trustee approval.

85 Richdale Ave Cambridge MA Condos Features

  • Elevator building
  • Most condos have two bedrooms and two baths, one is configured as a three bedroom
  • Lower level units are 1004 and 1090 sq.ft.
  • Condos on floors 1 – 3 are 1210 to 1283 sq.ft.
  • There is a 2177 sq.ft. penthouse unit
  • Central air conditioning
  • Outdoor parking space
  • In unit laundry
  • Oak floors
  • Deck or patio
  • Video intercom system
  • Kitchens have granite counters, cherry cabinets and stainless steel appliances

Recent Sales of Condos at 85 Richdale Avenue, Cambridge MA

Three Tracey Place condos sold in 2009:

  • Two third floor two-bedrooms sold for $550,000 and $560,000
  • The second floor three-bedroom sold for $555,000

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The Condominums at Tracey Place are located at 85 Richdale Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140.

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50 Bow Street Somerville – Lofts – Urbanica 50

50 Bow St. Somerville MA - Urbanica 50 Lofts

50 Bow St. Somerville MA - Urbanica 50 Lofts

50 Bow Street Somerville MA – Lofts at Urbanica 50  The renovated police station at 50 Bow St. in Union Square in Somerville MA is now home to 14 loft- style condos.

The former police station, built in 1874, is a Second Empire mansard style brick building. Renovated in 2005, the project’s developers have also redeveloped a former police station in the South End at 7 Warren Street, now called D4, and the former fire station in Belmont, now known as Engine 1.

50 Bow Street Somerville MA Lofts Feature:

  • 872 – 1753 sq.ft
  • Very high ceilings and large windows
  • Mahogany floors
  • Stone counters and stainless steel kitchen appliances
  • Limestone tiled baths
  • Central air conditioning
  • Philippe Starck lighting
  • In-unit laundry
  • Most units have parking
  • Elevator building

50 Bow Street Somerville MA – Urbanica 50 Sales

  • Lofts at Urbanica 50 sold for prices between $380,000 and $699,000.
  • Penthouse condos sold in 2006 for $590,000 and $600,000
  • A one-bedroom, one-bath condo sold in 2008 for $323,000

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Urbanica 50 is at 50 Bow St., Somerville MA 02143 in Union Square.

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1600 Mass Ave – Cambridge Condos at 1600 Massachusetts Avenue

Condominiums at 1600 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge

Condominiums at 1600 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge MA

 

Cambridge real estate buyers who want a modern condo near Harvard Square will want to check the condos at 1600 Massachusetts Avenue.

1600 Mass Ave is an eight-story elevator building with 56 condos.  It was built in 1982.  The building is professionally managed and there’s an on-site superintendent.

1600 Massachusetts Ave condos are particularly popular with Harvard Law School students since it’s so close to the campus.

The T in Harvard Square is just down the street and the bus runs out front.

1600 Mass Ave Cambridge MA Features:

  • Most units are two-bedrooms with 1.5 or 2 baths, 915 – 1262 sq.ft.
  • Wood burning fireplace in some units
  • In-unit washer / dryer hookups
  • Many units have garage or outdoor parking
  • Central air conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Sorry – no pets are allowed

1600 Massachusetts Ave. Cambridge MA Real Estate Sales

In the last eighteen months:

  • Five two-bedroom, two-bath condos have sold
  • For sale prices from $530,000 to $590,000

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Aberdeen Lofts – 1 Aberdeen Way Cambridge

Aberdeen Lofts at 1 Aberdeen Way in Cambridge MA

Aberdeen Lofts at 1 Aberdeen Way in Cambridge MA

Aberdeen Lofts – 1 Aberdeen Way Cambridge MA  Cambridge real estate buyers who want a loft but aren’t keen on living in an industrial area, should check out the Aberdeen Lofts at 1 Aberdeen Way in Cambridge MA.  Located in the West Cambridge residential neighborhood of Strawberry Hill, the Aberdeen Lofts are close to Fresh Pond and the Mount Auburn Cemetery and not far from Harvard Square.

The Alewife T station is nearby, you can easily hop onto Alewife Brook Parkway to Boston, Route 2 or Route 93, and the Star Market (aka  Shaw’s) is a stone’s throw away. There’s also a branch of the Cambridge Public library adjacent to 1 Aberdeen Way. You’re close to the Watertown and Belmont line with restaurants and shops on Mount Auburn and Belmont Street.

The Aberdeen Lofts are  pet friendly and Fresh Pond at the end of the block is a destination spot for dogs and their owners.

This brick building was built in 1914 and used over the years as storage space and as a factory – first for the manufacture of coats and uniforms, later for wooden boxes.

The building was gutted in 2005 and converted to 55 loft condos. There’s an elevator in the building.

The lofts were designed as 1-bay, 1.5 bay, and 2 bay units. This refers to the number of windows and the width of the unit. All units have a bath on the lower level, larger units have an additional bath on the mezzanine level.

  • One bay condos – 684 – 768 sq. ft.
  • 1.5 bays – 962 – 1082 sq. ft.
  • Two bays – 1042 – 1507 sq. ft.

Aberdeen Lofts Features

  • Huge windows, 15 – 16 ft. ceilings
  • Open layout with mezzanine sleeping area
  • Bamboo floors, exposed brick, rafters and pipes
  • Granite kitchen counters, stainless steel appliances
  • In-unit washer /dryer hookups
  • Some first floor units have a private patio
  • Central air conditioning
  • Outdoor parking

1 Aberdeen Way Cambridge MA – Lofts Sold

In 2009:

  • One bay units sold for $290,000 to $312,500
  • A 1.5 bay unit sold for $382,000
  • A two-bay unit with two parking spaces sold for $592,000

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The Aberdeen Lofts are located at 1 Aberdeen Way, Cambridge MA 02138

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