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149 Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02139

149 Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02139

Price: $895,000
Status: Sold
Description:

Dynamite location! Nestled behind a white picket fence on a charming Cambridgeport street, this 7-room, 3-bedroom home, originally a Greek Revival built by Torrey Hancock, affords a surprising amount of space with its flex rooms. The living room, with lined fireplace, opens to the dining room, creating wonderful entertainment space. The dining room features a wall of built-ins and decorative fireplace, and both rooms have very good light. The eat-in kitchen, with its original bake oven, has direct access to the pretty brick patio and side yard. The 2nd-floor master bedroom, with lined fireplace, has a small office/dressing room/future en suite bath; the 3d bedroom has loft-space above. The 3d floor is delightful and wonderfully open with skylights. Original architectural detail is evident throughout. The house is perfectly situated for Harvard/MIT/HBS/BU/hospitals; the biotech areas of East Cambridge and Kendall Square; Boston; the T; and all amenities. Driveway parking.











Year Built:
1845

Lot Size:
2,170 sq. ft.
Roof:
Asphalt/fiberglass shingles (1997)

Exterior:
Shingles (1997) plus Tyvek and insulation
Parking:
1 off-street, deeded space

Outdoor:
Patio, professional landscaping, fenced yard
Interior Size:
2,258 s.f. (does not include 227 sf of loft space above 3rd BR)

Rooms:
7
Bedrooms:
3

Baths:
2 full baths
Fireplaces:
2 with clay liners; plus 2 decorative

Heat:
Forced air by gas (1990)
Hot Water:
Natural gas, tank (2006/2007)

Electrical:
Circuit breakers; new electric (1990)
Taxes:
$3,358.82 with residential exemption

* Disclosure: The space behind the house belongs to the property directly behind; but according to the sellers, permission was given for a fence to be erected and for the land to be used by 149 Auburn.

General:
County:
Middlesex
Style:
Greek Revival