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26 Sparks Street, Cambridge, MA


Offered at: $1,050,000


2 Bd | 1 BR | 1,232 sq ft


This enchanting townhouse is in the sought after Half CrownMarsh District. Built in 1884 as a 3 family, the property was renovated and converted to condominiums in 1983.  26 Sparks is a unique, end unit townhouse that has the feel of a small single family. The private entry welcomes you to an open spacious living room with fireplace, dining room and galley kitchen. A sliding glass door views and extends to a private yard with patio. The “step saving” kitchen is white and has a butcher block island with additional cabinetry.  A skylit staircase leads to the second floor with a primary bedroom, guest room and full bath. In addition, there is a semi-finished lower level space for a media room, office or exercise room. There are custom cedar closets as well as washer and dryer hookups and systems closet. The neighborhood has a delightful Nantucket-style charm with historic worker’s cottages. Walk to Harvard Square’s local restaurants, shops, transportation, the university and the Red Line into Boston. 

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Special Details

First Floor:

  • Light-filled open living room with fireplace, dining room and galley kitchen 
  • A glass door in the dining room offers lovely views of the garden 
  • Hardwood flooring throughout 
  • The white kitchen has a butcher block island which is convenient for buffets and serving  

Second Floor:

  • Staircase to the second floor has a light filled skylight 
  • Primary bedroom with corner windows  
  • Second bedroom or home office 
  • Full bath with tub and tile surround 
  • Linen closet 

Lower Level:

  • Generous semi-finished room 
  • 2 custom cedar closets 
  • Electric: 60 amp circuit breakers 
  • Recessed lighting with Lurton dimmer switches 
  • Older hot water boiler by gas and gas water heater 
  • Asphalt shingle roof replaced 19 years ago 
  • Private garden with brick patio 
  • High speed internet is available from Comcast 
  • Condo fee: “Pay as you go” system of paying bills that includes Master Insurance and water & sewer 
  • Taxes FY 2021: $2,614.60 (including a residential exemption of $432,666 off the assessment)


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