18 Gibson is a newly renovated single family house on a small side street outside of Harvard Square, between Foster Street and Mount Auburn Street - in the Marsh Historic Conservation District. Listed with Hammond Real Estate, (John O'Neil, listing agent) 18 Gibson is priced at $1,475,000. The home features 4 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, and 2 half bathrooms. The living area is reported to be 2,100 square feet, of which 250 square feet is finished space on the lower level. One of the most appealing aspects of this address is its location - it's a short stroll from here to to the Charles River and Harvard Square.
The main level at 18 Gibson is defined by a large open room running front to back for living and dining and featuring crown molding and a fireplace. The kitchen includes French doors which open onto a bluestone patio out back. On the second floor is the master bedroom with master bath en suite, as well as a second bedroom and full bath. The top floor features two additional bedrooms and a half bath. There is, too, a finished room on the lower level. Outside, a driveway leads to a small garage and a wooden gate opens onto the aforementioned patio. A similar house next door was renovated and sold in 2004 for $1,496,700 and resold in July 2009 for $1,480,000.
First showings at 18 Gibson were at the open house on Father's Day (Sunday, June 20, 2010). By the following day, multiple offers were received. The house is now under accepted offer.
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