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Modern Cambridge Massachusetts Mansion

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Last updated: 02/26/2010

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  • Pets considered:Yes
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Property description

Stunning Unique 1896 Neo-Federalist Mansion. Approximately 6000 square feet on a lot nearly 1/2 acre in size. In the prestigious Professor's Row section of Cambridge, steps from the Harvard campus and easy walking distance to Harvard Square. Fully restored for modern living in 2007-2008, including a built-in stereo system throughout the house.

– Enter into a breathtaking three-floor high entry, center hallway flanking a large living room on one side, dining room on other, both with fireplaces.

– First floor rear anchored by a chef's kitchen that opens through a wall of windows onto the lush outdoor terrace and huge backyard - kitchen has carerra marble counters, all custom bleached wood cabinetry, top of the line appliances including Sub-Zero wine refrigerator and ice maker, pantry cabinets wrapping around to side entrance and mudroom.

– A large family room with fireplace that opens on to a back deck - and a separate powder room - complete the first floor.

– Second floor features a large library with custom built-in shelving, a separate private office opening on to private deck, both with fireplaces, and a private powder room.

– Second floor full en suite guest area with fireplace, completely new bathroom, and large closets.

– Second floor is completed by two "maid's rooms" that can be converted to children's bedrooms or used for storage.

– Third floor master suite includes:
• stunning master bedroom with fireplace and built in sound system
• completely new luxurious master bath with soaking tub and glass-enclosed shower opening to
• a private gym with built in water-filtered sink, Sub-zero refrigerator drawers, sound system,
and mounted television
• full built-in custom-designed separate dressing room

-Third floor also includes a second en suite bedroom with fireplace and bath

-Third floor is completed with a full laundry

-Large basement will hold all storage

-Single car garage at the end of a long driveway that accommodates several more cars

-Significant landscaped back yard with several terrace levels

-All on a quiet one-block long side street

In all, currently set up with 3 en suite bedrooms each with its own full bath with the possibility of converting maids' rooms to extra bedrooms. Living room, dining room, kitchen, library, office, family room, gym, 2 additional powder rooms, 8 fireplaces in total (3 wood burning, 5 decorative).

The house is furnished with mid-century modern furnishings and art and has been published in design magazines.



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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 5-8

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • This 6000 square foot house has 3 separate bedroom suites, a gym, a dressing room, a full library/conference room, an office, formal living, dining room, TV room, modern kitchen, 8 fireplaces (3 wood burning, 5 decorative). Entire house re-done in 2007 - everything like new - with built-in stereo system throughout house....moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub


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$5,000/week; $12,000/month (negotiable)
I do not rent for less than the one-week price.
The property is available for the Boston Marathon and during graduation season
at a rate of $10,000 for 1-7 nights with no more than 6 adults/children.

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Property is located just off the Harvard campus in the prestitious "professor's row" area of Cambridge. Walking distance to Harvard Yard and Harvard Square, including all museums, theatres, restaurants, shopping, etc.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: I am a professor at Harvard.

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Speaks: english

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  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Kitchen from pantry

    Kitchen from pantry

  • Kitchen 2

    Kitchen 2

  • Kitchen from backyard

    Kitchen from backyard

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Gym/Dressing Room/Master Bath

    Gym/Dressing Room/Master Bath

  • Entry Hall

    Entry Hall

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Kitchen


  • Kitchen 3

    Kitchen 3

  • Library


  • Master Bath

    Master Bath

  • Back Yard

    Back Yard

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