CambridgeLisa MaySOLD

36 Hawthorn Street, Unit 3

CambridgeLisa MaySOLD
36 Hawthorn Street, Unit 3

36 Hawthorn Street, Unit 3,  Cambridge, MA 02138

Sold for $1,701,000

Perched high above the houses around you and surrounded by sunlight and expansive views, you feel like you are the king or queen of your castle. This exceptional penthouse in Harvard Square is both elegant and hip! After ascending a private stair, it greets you with a space so light and bright it makes you smile. There are skylights everywhere, high ceilings, elegant rooms and two pretty fireplaces. Standing in the bay of the living room you can look through the trees and see the Charles River or marvel at the spectacular sunsets. Conversely, in the master suite with its vast walk-in closet and big bathroom, you can watch the sun come up over the neighboring rooftops. With two more bedrooms, a beautiful dining room, a light filled kitchen, an additional space with a full bathroom at the lower level (perfect for a home office or exercise room), and 1 parking space, your castle is complete. So come by, take in the views and the light, and let 36 Hawthorn St. #3 make you smile.

Property Details


Size: 2,442 square feet (Including 540 sq ft of finished living space in the lower level)
Rooms: 7
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 3
Storage: In basement


Material: Clapboard (painted 2016)
Roof: Rubber (replaced 2016)
Outdoors: Common rear patio
Parking: 1 assigned parking space


Heat: Forced hot air, 1 zone
Electrical: Circuit breakers
Hot Water: By gas, tank
Laundry: In-unit 


Year Built: 1903
Converted: 1987
Taxes: $6,346.94 without residential exemption ($4,114.69 with residential exemption)
Monthly Fee: $250/mo.
Fee Includes: Exterior maintenance, refuse removal, snow removal
Occupancy: 100% owner occupied
Pet policy: Permitted, limited to 2 cats and 2 dogs


Rentals must be a minimum of one year. No Air BnB. In 2016, association replaced the roof, re-sided two sides of the building and repainted. Water/Sewer & Master Insurance are not included in condo fee. They are paid as they come in. Heating system is older and may need to be replaced. A few windows have broken seals.