5 West West Place

Cambridge, MA 02139

1/2 Bath
1,350 Sq. Ft.
$851 / Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
per Sq. Ft.

Property Details for 5 West West Place

MLS #72535933
Year Built1860
Compass TypeTownhouse
MLS TypeSingle Family / Attached
Lot Size0.03 AC / 1,100 SF
Taxes$3,384.51 / year
Condo/Co-op Fees-
HOA Fees-
CountyMiddlesex County

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Property Details for 5 West West Place

Colonial, Victorian, Antique, Farmhouse, Saltbox, Cottage
Garage Spaces


Located in the heart of Cambridge is this hidden gem. Originally built in the 1850's this single-family house features historic detailing blended with modern updates. High ceilings on the main floor with wide pine floors and an exposed brick chimney will surely be the talk of guests. The open floor plan offers space for socializing, entertaining and watching snow fall in the winter through the over-sized historic window. An open stair with period railing leads to the second floor with two bedrooms...


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  1. Chris Young

    Alternative Listing Agent


Building Information for 5 West West Place

Stories-Year Built1860Building Size-Lot Size0.03 AC / 1,100 SF

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$4,912 per month

30 year fixed, 4.45% Interest

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Property Information for 5 West West Place

General Details
    Property Details
  • Property Type: Single Family
  • Single Family Type: Attached
  • Community Features: Public Transportation, Shopping, Park, T-Station
  • Basement Info: Y
  • Water View: No
  • Waterfront: No
  • Beachfront: No
  • Year Built: 1860
  • Year Built Description: Approximate
  • Year Built Source: Public Record
  • SqFt Total: 1350
  • Square Feet Source: Measured
  • Living Area Disclosures: approximate measured, public record 1219sf.
  • Disclosure Declaration: N
  • Directions: On a private way off of Broadway, West St or Inman St.
  • Latitude: 42.37
  • Longitude: -71.10
    Interior Features
  • Appliances: Range, Dishwasher, Microwave, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer
  • Basement Features: Unfinished Basement
  • Num of Full Baths: 1.0
  • Num of Half Baths: 1.0
  • Flooring: Hardwood
  • Master Bath: No
    Exterior Features
  • Construction: Frame
  • Exterior: Clapboard
  • Exterior Features: Porch, Deck, Deck - Roof, Balcony
  • Lot Description: Corner, Paved Drive
  • Roof Material: Asphalt/Fiberglass Shingles
    Parking Features
  • Parking Features: Rented
  • Heating: Forced Air, Gas
  • Cooling: Central Air, Window AC
  • Hot Water: Natural Gas
  • Sewer: City/Town Sewer
  • Utility Connections: for Gas Range, for Gas Oven
  • Water: City/Town Water
Room Information
    Master Bedroom
  • Master Bedroom Level: Third Floor
  • Master Bedroom Desc: Skylight
    Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 2 Level: Second Floor
    Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 3 Level: Second Floor
    Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 1 Level: First Floor
  • Bathroom 1 Desc: Bathroom - Half
    Bathroom 2
  • Bathroom 2 Level: Second Floor
  • Bathroom 2 Desc: Bathroom - Full
    Dining Room
  • Dining Rm Level: First Floor
  • Kitchen Level: First Floor
  • Laundry Level: Basement
    Living Room
  • Living Rm Level: First Floor
Property Information
    Property Info
  • Acres: .03
  • Lot Size: 1100
    Tax Information
  • Assessments: $931,900
  • Book: x
  • Page: x
  • Tax ID: 405529
  • Tax Year: 2019
  • Taxes: $3,385
  • Zoning: res
Building / Association Information
    Other Building Characteristics
  • Foundation: Fieldstone
  • Handicap Access: No
    Complex & Association Information
  • Adult Community: No
Market and Agent Information
    Sale Info
  • Offer Date: 08-15-2019
  • How Shown BB: Call List Agent, Other (See Special Showing Instructions)
  • How Shown FB: Call List Agent, Other (See Special Showing Instructions)
  • Entered By: BB805999
  • Contingency Type: Pending P&S
  • Entry Only: No
  • Disclosures: attic bedroom is unheated, easy to extend ductwork to attic level.
  • Showing Instruction: Please email spencer.lane@compass.com for all showing requests.
  • Buyer Broker Comp: 2.5
  • Other Agent Compensation: 2
  • Comp Based On: Net Sale Price
    Market Time
  • Market Time: 33
  • Market Time Broker: 33
  • Market Time Property: 33

Property History for 5 West West Place

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
Aug 15, 2019Contingent

MLS PIN #72535933

Jul 31, 2019Price Change

MLS PIN #72535933

Jul 17, 2019Listed (Active)

Manual #afa4dadaadad8f3a6b6f763129d36b95862706f9

DateEvent & SourcePrice

MLS PIN #72535933

Price Change

MLS PIN #72535933

Listed (Active)

Manual #afa4dadaadad8f3a6b6f763129d36b95862706f9


For completeness, Compass often displays two records for one sale: the MLS record and the public record.

Public Records for 5 West West Place

Taxable ValueLand$604,300Additions$327,600Total$931,900
Tax Record2019$5,535
Home Facts
Beds3Baths1.5Finished Sq.Ft.1,219 SqFtUnfinished Sq.Ft.335 SqFtStories2Lot Size1,100 SqFtStyleSingle Family ResidenceYear Built1860

Schools near 5 West West Place

King OpenPublicPK-50.1 mi
Malik Academy/ Al Bustan PreschoolPrivatePK-50.2 mi
The Henry Buckner SchoolPrivatePK-10.3 mi
CambridgeportPublicPK-50.3 mi

King Open

PK-5, 0.1 mi, Public


Malik Academy/ Al Bustan Preschool

PK-5, 0.2 mi, Private


The Henry Buckner School

PK-1, 0.3 mi, Private



PK-5, 0.3 mi, Public


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