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3 Greenough Avenue: An Urban Oasis

3 Greenough Avenue #1 is an inviting residence situated on a corner lot in Mid Cambridge with a tranquil multi-tiered garden with many mature plantings.  There is even a fish pond with fountain  here. Truly, an urban oasis. To step inside the gate at this Mid-Cambridge address is magical.

Inviting private entrance for 3 Greenough #1

Improvements made to 3 Greenough Avenue #1 include an entry vestibule on the Highland Avenue side of the building. This appealing private entrance features provides ample storage. Conveniently, it is adjacent to an exclusive use deck, a perfect place to host a summer dinner party.

Additionally, the exterior of 3 Greenough Avenue features new (2013) Hardiplank siding. This is a major and significant improvement.

To see the floor plans, click on 3 Greenough Avenue #1.

Upon entering 3 Greenough Avenue #1, one is greeted by the stunning cook's kitchen with maple cabinets and center island. The bright and airy space features bamboo floors, exposed beams and an ample pantry closet. In the kitchen and throughout the main living level, ceiling height is a generous ten feet, which makes for a very comfortable feeling in all rooms.

Cook's kitchen at 3 Greenough #1 is a true delight.

An additional  improvement made by the current owner is the installation of six Fujitsu heating and cooling systems in the residence. Each system is independently operated for maximum control and efficiency.

The signature room on the main living level is the living room, which features a wood-burning fireplace with mantel and a greenhouse on the Greenough Avenue side of the room. There is, too, a wine bar nicely hidden away in a closet in one corner of the room.  This is a room for all seasons.

Living room with fireplace and greenhouse

The location of the ample dining room between the living room and kitchen is perfect for entertaining. The view out the dining room windows onto the garden makes this room even more inviting.

Dining room at 3 Greenough #1 is ideal for entertaining.

Also found on the first floor is the Asian-influenced study with Shoji window screen and tatami mats. There are also two bedrooms and two full baths found on the main living level each with direct access to a full bath.

The second level of living is below rather than above the main living level. Two full-size sliders and the many windows on this level make for a comfortable feeling. The capacious master bedroom opens onto an exclusive use patio and fish pond. It also enjoys an expansive walk-in closet.

Light-filled master bedroom at 3 Greenough #1

The master bathroom includes a dual head shower and separate soaking tub. Also on this level is a flexible fourth bedroom with private entrance. A back hall leads to spacious storage closet and private laundry.

3 Greenough Avenue #1 is a very special home.  With 4 bedrooms plus study, 3 bathrooms and  2,275 square feet of living area, it is certainly very spacious.  The overall feeling here is one of comfort and tranquility. The gardens which surround the residence make a true urban oasis.

Inviting garden at 3 Greenough Avenue.

The Mid Cambridge location of 3 Greenough Avenue #1 is ideal. Perfectly situated between Harvard and MIT and close to Inman Square and the new Whole Foods store there.

If you are interested in learning more about 3 Greenough Avenue #1 or other properties in Cambridge,  I am here to help as the listing broker for the residence.  I can be reached at or 617-733-8937.

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Come home to 3 Greenough Avenue #1 - an urban oasis.

To see the floor plans, click on 3 Greenough Avenue #1.

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