Aberdeen Lofts In Cambridge MA

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Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Destiny Real Estate Cambridge, MA

Loft condominium building in Cambridge MassachusettsThe Aberdeen Lofts in Cambridge MA at 1 Aberdeen Way were created in 2005 when a former factory building was converted to loft condominiums.

Today there are 55 loft condos in the building ranging in size from 684 to 1507 sq.ft.  There are large windows, high ceilings, and lots of exposed ductwork, pipes and rafters.

Aberdeen Lofts Features Include:

  • In-unit laundry
  • Central air conditioning
  • Bamboo floors
  • Granite and stainless steel kitchens
  • Outdoor parking

Aberdeen Lofts - The Neighborhood

Loft buyers who prefer a residential neighborhood, rather than the more industrial locations where lofts in reclaimed buildings are often located, will appreciate the surroundings at 1 Aberdeen Way.

Located just off Aberdeen Ave these lofts are in the Stawberry Hill neighborhood of Cambridge. This compact residential neighborhood is at the tip of Cambridge that borders Belmont and Watertown. 

Aberdeen Avenue is one long block with Fresh Pond Reservation at one end and historic Mount Auburn Cemetery at the other.  A charming building nearby houses a neighborhood branch of the Cambridge Public Library.  A large Star Market is a block away.

Fresh Pond has a walking trail around it, a 9-hole municipal golf course, and a playground. Cambridge dogs are allowed off leash and Fresh Pond is a destination spot for dog owners.

Mount Auburn Cemetery is a favorite with bird watchers and is a beautiful place to explore in any season. The first landscape cemetery in the United States it opened in the 1830s. Many Massachusetts notables are buried here.  Tours and talks are held regularly that highlight the history of the cemetery, the landscape, the wildlife and the amazing sculptures and monuments that can be found here.

Aberdeen Lofts - Transportation

Three bus and trolley lines coming from Belmont and Watertown stop at one or the other end of Aberdeen Ave and continue into Harvard Square.  The Red Line T station at Alewife is close by.  There's easy access to Memorial Drive, Storrow Drive, and routes 2 and 93.

Real Estate Sales At 1 Aberdeen Way

In 2009 condos at the Aberdeen Lofts sold for $290,000 to $592,000. 

 

SEARCH FOR CAMBRIDGE LOFTS FOR SALE

 

Looking for a loft in Cambridge?  Like some help with your real estate search?  Give me a call - I'd love to help!

 

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Andrea Swiedler
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Liz, this looks like a wonderful place to live. I love older buildings that have been given a new life!

Apr 05, 2010 05:41 PM #1
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Mike Jones
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Elizabeth,

Mount Auburn Cemetery is a favorite with bird watchers and is a beautiful place to explore in any season.  One of the things I love is reading epitaphs on tombstones.  Here's one of my favorites:

"Here at rest lies Mary Proctor
Had a cold; wouldn't doctor.
Couldn't stay.  Had to go.
Praise God from whom all blessings flow."

I could see myself living here.

Mike in Tucson

Apr 05, 2010 08:08 PM #2
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The slideshow of photos from Mt. Auburn Cemetery is magnificent!

Apr 05, 2010 08:12 PM #3
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
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Liz - I used to live on Aberdeen before moving west. They started building these lofts right after we left - I was always curious about them. Great area, and a nice summary for folks in Cambridge looking for lofts. Buyers should know to call YOU!

Jeff

Apr 06, 2010 01:12 AM #4
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Elizabeth Bolton
RE/MAX Destiny Real Estate Cambridge, MA - Cambridge, MA
Cambridge MA Realtor

Hi Andrea ~ Me too! This one turned out really nice. The high ceilings, enormous windows, exposed brick, etc. make for some great spaces.

Hi Mike ~ I've loved cemeteries since I was a little kid. Love that epitaph! Mount Auburn Cemetery is really a magical place.  A few years after it opened it had more annual visitors than Niagara Falls. And it's only gotten prettier over the years.

Hi Jeff ~ I didn't know you lived on Aberdeen.  I did rentals for four months back in 2000 and ended up finding tenants for three apartments just on that one block. They called me the "Queen of Aberdeen". It's a great street.

Liz

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What an interesting looking building. The details are similar to some Frank Lloyd Wright work!

Apr 13, 2010 02:17 AM #6
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