LISTED FOR $1,798,000 | SOLD FOR $1,955,000
79 NORFOLK STREET
CAMBRIDGE, MA 02139
SINGLE FAMILY + APARTMENT | 3 BEDS | 2.5 BATHROOMS | 2,766 SF
This 1843 Greek Revival is a quintessentially Cambridge home, located on a side street just outside vibrant Central Square, and only 3.5 blocks to the Red Line. 79 Norfolk Street is a peaceful retreat from the nearby bustle, with graciously proportioned common spaces, high ceilings, hardwood floors, and beautiful architectural detail throughout. Its floor to ceiling front windows and marble mantels evoke the charm of its period, while recent updates and astute care give it contemporary comforts. Step to the rear of the house and into the thoughtfully updated one bedroom apartment, perfect as a guest suite or as a rental - a stellar opportunity for an owner-occupant with investor aspirations. A welcoming porch at the front of the home, lovely side gardens, and a tucked away rear porch and yard offer options for outdoor enjoyment. Leave your car in the driveway and enjoy nearby parks, restaurants, artisan coffee, and spinning studios. Close to MIT and Harvard, with easy access to downtown Boston and the Longwood Medical Area. A Walk Score® of 99 and Bike Score® of 99 is hard to beat!
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LOCATION / Central Square
79 Norfolk Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
The busy administrative and commercial hub of Central Square is home to Cambridge’s historic City Hall and local government offices, its main Post Office, and scores of shops, services, bars, and indie/experimental music venues. The neighborhood is also the epicenter of Cambridge’s foodie renaissance, boasting acclaimed restaurants, trendy wine merchants, and New England’s best ice cream. A mix of apartment buildings and single- and multi-family homes reside just off of the main commercial axis of Mass Ave, and these blocks reflect the area’s vibrant, diverse, multi-generational residents and their interests.