Elegant Cambridge Manor

Located close to Harvard Square and the Charles River, this handsome Georgian Revival residence has been gorgeously updated for a lifestyle of exceptional comfort and elegant entertaining. Complete with a literary pedigree, the historic-district property combines luminous, open interiors with expansive decks, a large yard and a 34-foot covered porch for congenial indoor-outdoor gatherings.

High ceilings, wide-plank wood floors and subtle arches are highlighted by impeccable craftsmanship throughout. The grand three-story foyer, with its hand-crafted curved staircase, opens to the formal dining room, which has a service pantry, and the formal living room. Through a wide, arched doorway is an enormous family room with a beautiful marble fireplace, built-in bookshelves and cabinets and an adjoining wet bar. The family room opens onto the covered porch as does the chef’s showcase eat-in kitchen, which features an island with bar seating, marble countertops and a wide bay of windows facing onto the backyard. One floor up there are three bedroom suites, including the primary, which is a tranquil retreat complete with fireplace, walk-in closets, lavish en-suite bath and access to the massive wraparound deck overlooking the backyard. On the next level are two more spacious en-suite bedrooms, a corner office and a second large family room with a fireplace. The home’s lower level comprises a play room, a huge media room, an exercise room and a guest bedroom. Situated on a quiet street in the heart of the Old Cambridge Historical District, close to Longfellow and Riverbend Parks, Cambridge Tennis/Skating Club and Harvard Square, this distinguished estate offers the finest legacy quality reimagined with the features and conveniences of a sophisticated 21st century lifestyle. View the complete listing by Gail Roberts, Ed Feijo & Team of Coldwell Banker Realty in Cambridge.


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