49 Hawthorn St
About This Property
Built in 1900 and designed by renowned architect Lois Lily Howe, this sophisticated and charming Colonial Revival home in West Cambridge is located in the Gold Crown Historical District. Magnificent for large-scale entertaining, yet comfortable as a family dwelling, this architecturally refined three- story home has remarkable finishes that encapsulate its character. Crown moldings are original and have been cared for, gracefully cap the high ceilings and five fireplaces are found throughout, some of which are adorned with Antique Delft tile. This home is equipped with seven spacious bedrooms, with three located on the second floor and four on the third floor & four and a half baths. One of the many features tied to the location of this home are the superb views of the park and Charles River from the south side. A separate entrance to the home takes you into a private garden space, a hidden oasis from the bustling streets of Harvard Square just a few blocks away.
About Harvard Square
Harvard Square, is located in the center of Cambridge at the intersection of Massachusetts Ave, JFK Street, and Brattle Street, and is home to Harvard Yard and Harvard University, the oldest university in the country. Harvard Square is a popular shopping and social destination, with a blend of unique local shops, cafes, and restaurants, as well as some large chain establishments. Harvard Square is known for the Garage Mall, a former parking garage that was redeveloped into a mall, as well as the historic Out of Town News Stand, still in business today. Harvard Square is a popular gathering place for young people associated with counter-culture movements, as well as street performers, tourists, and the students and faculty of Harvard University; creating an extremely active and diverse community.
Harvard Square also functions as a major transportation hub, with the Harvard Square Red Line T stop, as well as several MBTA bus routes and trackless trolleys serving the area. Finding parking in the area can be challenging, but the access to public transportation provides excellent access to the rest of the city. Harvard Square condos are highly sought-after because of the vibrancy of the neighborhood. Search through our sales listings and see what you like!
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