40 Highland Ave • Unit 2

40 Highland Ave • Unit 2

40 Highland Avenue, Unit 2  Cambridge MA, 02139

A Home Within A Home

Sold For: $1,300,000

40 Highland Avenue is a treasure box, opening and unfolding as you move through its neatly planned spaces to reveal a flexible and responsive environment perfectly suited to contemporary lifestyles. Comprehensively renovated in 2006, this duplex condo in the vibrant heart of mid-Cambridge offers updated systems, kitchen, and baths. With 9 rooms occupying the upper floors of a cheerful butter yellow Victorian, including 4 – 5 bedrooms and 2 full baths, the layout is unusually adaptable, inviting occupants to utilize its spacious and well-proportioned rooms however they wish. The current owners reserve the lower level for public spaces and entertainment, with family quarters upstairs, but one could just as easily have bedrooms on both floors. Park your car in a dedicated space behind the building; visit for a moment with your neighbors; then head upstairs to your private hideaway, truly a home within a home.

property details


Size: 2,523 square feet
Rooms: 9
Bedrooms: 4-5
Bathrooms: 2 full  
Study: 1-2
Storage: In the basement


Material: Clapboard
Roof: Asphalt shingles
Parking:  One deeded space behind building
Outdoors:  One roof deck on each floor


Heat:  Forced hot air by gas
Cooling: Central a/c
Laundry: In unit


Year Built:  1920; Converted 2006
Taxes:  $8,249.32 (without residential exemption)
Fees:  $329.33
Fees include:  Water & sewer, master insurance, exterior maintenance, snow removal, reserves
Association statistics:  3 units, 3 owner occupied
Pets:  Allowed