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A Fantastic opportunity for Developers, Investors, or anyone to enjoy an Old World Home in a Vibrant Metro location - one block from Charles River & Memorial Drive. So convenient to HBS, Logan and I90. This striking owner occupied 2 Family Home has been well maintained by same owner for almost 30 years, yet is ripe for a total transformation. Bounded by MIT & Harvard, Central Square; Hoyt Field, green spaces, coffee shops and specialty restaurants, and close enough to Whole Foods for a daily visit. Public transportation is at your front door. Seeking a Condo conversion? Or, a handsome single family residence where you could enjoy a run along the beautiful Charles? Further Develop the parcel? House multi-generations, all enjoying 2 private decks overlooking a zen "Serenity Garden"? This special property has not changed hands in many years, and now enjoys universal appeal, due in part to a timeless facade and world class location. 2 car off street driveway parking.

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Basic Information

  • Bedrooms3
  • Mls StatusNew
  • Bathroom2
  • Lot Features Level
  • Parcel Number M:00129 L:00020,408297


  • NeighborhoodRiverside
  • Address356 Western Avenue
  • Building Number356
  • CountyMiddlesex
  • StateMA
  • StreetWestern Avenue
  • TownCambridge
  • Zip02139


  • Cooling Window Unit(s)
  • Cooling YN Yes
  • Electric 200+ Amp Service
  • Heat SystemYes
  • Heating Baseboard, Hot Water, Natural Gas
  • Sewer Public Sewer
  • Water Source Public


  • Amenities
    • Bike Path
    • Conservation Area
    • Highway Access
    • House of Worship
    • Laundromat
    • Marina
    • Medical Facility
    • Park
    • Private School
    • Public School
    • Public Transportation
    • Shopping
    • Sidewalks
    • T-Station
    • Tennis Court(s)
    • University
  • Appliances IncludedRange, Dishwasher, Disposal, Countertop Range, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Gas Water Heater, Tank Water Heater, Utility Connections for Gas Range, Utility Connections for Gas Oven, Utility Connections for Electric Dryer

Tax Information

  • Tax Assessed Value $1,136,200
  • Tax Year 2021
  • Taxes$6,647


  • Bathrooms Total Decimal 2
  • Full Bath2


  • BasementFull, Interior Entry, Bulkhead
  • Building Area Units Square Feet
  • Construction Materials Frame
  • Door Features French Doors
  • FoundationStone, Brick/Mortar
  • Foundation Area 930
  • Garage Spaces
  • Patio And Porch Features Deck
  • Property StyleColonial
  • Rooms9
  • Utilities For Gas Range, For Gas Oven, For Electric Dryer, Washer Hookup
  • Window Features Storm Window(s), Screens
  • Year Built1886
  • Year Built Details Approximate
  • Year Built Source Public Records


  • Parking Spaces2
  • Open Parking YN Yes
  • Parking Features Paved Drive, Off Street, Paved

Basic Information

  • List Price$1,725,000
  • MLS Number73002908
  • Modification Date06/24/2022
  • Property SubTypeSingle Family Residence


  • Acreage0.1


  • Flooring Wood, Tile, Vinyl


  • Exterior Features Rain Gutters
  • Fencing Fenced
  • RoofShingle

Property Information

  • Square Feet1,897
  • Building Area Source Measured
  • Living Area 1,897
  • Lot Size Square Feet 4,404
  • Lot Size Units Acres
  • Road Responsibility Public Maintained Road


  • Date Listed06/23/2022
  • Farm Land Area Units Square Feet

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Listed by Karen Butt of Compass

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