Set at the end of a quiet side street, 3 Frances Place is a charming single-family offering tremendous privacy in an efficient layout with three bedrooms, an office, 2.5 baths, and bonus space in the basement perfect for work or play. Just refreshed—painted throughout, refinished hardwood floors, new light fixtures, and numerous other updates. This home offers a semi-open living, dining, and updated eat-in kitchen with granite counters, stainless appliances, and plentiful shaker-style wood cabinetry. Connecting directly to a lovely brick side yard. Moving upstairs, the second floor has two bedrooms and a full bath. The entire top floor is the primary bedroom suite—with cathedral ceilings, skylight, spacious ensuite bathroom, and even a nifty office nook. Green features include—solar panels, ductless split AC, and a Naiven tankless water heater. It’s easy to picture yourself in this sweet Cambridge abode close to both Alewife and Davis Square Red Line MBTA, offering easy bike commuting and countless amenities within blocks of your front door.
Living Area: 1635 sf not including basement
Total Area: 2304 sf
Lot Size: 0.04 Acres (1630 sf.)
7 rooms total, 3 bedrooms and 1 office
2 full baths and 1 ½ bath
Taxes: FY 2021 $3,033.36 includes residential tax exemption of $2,607
Interior 1st floor:
A covered porch entrance invites you into this single-family home. Enjoy a semi-open floor plan that joins the living room, kitchen, and dining area, along with a ½ bath with access to the brick patio side yard.
The living room offers freshly refinished oak flooring and is surrounded by three exposures of windows and has a gas stove. Flowing right into the dining room this area can accommodate a large dinner party and can also be a flexible space for work, study or play. A wooden island separates the kitchen from the dining room and serves as counter space for casual eating. The kitchen features white shaker-style cabinetry, black granite countertops, and a white subway tile backsplash. Appliances are stainless steel and include GE French door refrigerator with water/ice maker and a bottom freezer, Kenmore 5 burner gas range, and microwave above, and Bosch dishwasher.
Interior 2nd floor:
Moving up to the second level, there are two bedrooms both have corner exposures with three windows and refinished oak flooring. There is an office with two windows and a built-in desk. The shared full bath has a subway tile surround tub/shower combo, fun blue tiled floors, and a Duravit sink. A linen closet is in the hallway.
Interior 3rd floor:
The entire 3rd floor is dedicated to the primary suite with an office nook. Vaulted ceilings following the roofline provide high ceilings. There are three exposures of windows and a bonus skylight in the closet. The ensuite bathroom has a subway tile surround walk-in shower, blue/ green-tiled flooring, and a Duravit sink.
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