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17 Berkeley Street, Unit 17A, Harvard SquareCambridge, Ma 02138MLS Number 72392827

  • Rental Price: $1,700The price has recently decreased
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Federal 30-year interest rate: 4.9% last updated on 2018-10-11

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  • 1Bedrooms
  • 1Bathroom
  • 406Square Feet
  • 1863Year Built

How would you like to live within a choice historic Civil-War mansion on a very quiet street, very near Harvard Square, for a remarkably low rent...but in a high basement, and with a few responsibilities to help out whole house in return? If so, this is your dream come true! Separate entrance to the side of house; wood-paneled entry hall with 6-paned window; pleasant LR with two 6-paned windows; ample bedroom with a 6-paned window, too; bright kitchen with white cabinetry; and a large bathroom with stall shower plus ample dressing space with big closet. This living-space is half-below ground, but that does not feel oppressive, just quite comfortable. Tenant should reside most of the year and provide occasional services to the owner, including shoveling snow, tending gardens, and moving trash barrels, plus pay 1/8 of the electric bills for the house. A personal interview with the owner must be scheduled. A unique opportunity for a memorable experience, for the right person or couple

Listed by Fred Meyer of University Real Estate, Harvard Square

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Marsh Properties
30 Newbury Street, 3rd Floor
Boston MA, 02116

Office: (617) 716-0240

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  • Parking Spaces


  • Unit Level1
  • Bathroom1
  • Full Baths1
  • Bedrooms1
  • Number of Rooms3
  • Entry OnlyNo
  • BasementNo
  • Lead PaintUnknown


  • Air ConditionNo


  • Amenities
    • Bike Path
    • Conservation Area
    • Highway Access
    • House of Worship
    • Laundromat
    • Medical Facility
    • Park
    • Private School
    • Public School
    • Public Transportation
    • Shopping
    • T-Station
    • University
    • Walk/Jog Trails
  • PetsYes
  • AppliancesRange, Disposal, Microwave, Refrigerator


  • UFFIUnknown
  • Year Built DescriptionActual, Certified Historic, Renovated Since
  • Year Built SourcePublic Record
  • MAIN LOBB9935
  • Year RoundYes
  • DirectionsHarvard Sq: Walk NW along MA left of Common: 2nd left:Garden St; 1st right: Follow Berkeley St
  • Modification Date2018-10-16T14:27:00

Basic Information

  • Year Built1863
  • Date Listed09/10/2018
  • Date Available
  • Rental TypeApartment
  • Prop TypeRN
  • StatusACT
  • Status Date2018-10-08T10:35:00
  • List Price$1,700
  • Term of rental11
  • Last Month RequiredYes
  • For SaleNo
  • MLS Number72392827

Water Body

  • WaterfrontNo


  • Building Number17
  • Street No17
  • Unit Number17A
  • StreetBerkeley Street
  • TownCambridge
  • StateMa
  • Zip02138
  • Zip Code 43409
  • NeighborhoodHarvard Square


  • Sq Feet DisclosuresPortion of high basement, sub-divided into living quarters for former servant
  • Lot Size8065
  • Sq Feet SourceField Card
  • Square Feet406
  • Condo AssociationYes
  • Cooperative Compensation50/50


  • Number of Photos30

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