65 Sparks Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

5,960 Sq. Ft.
$654 / Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
per Sq. Ft.


Once in fifty years such a splendid Cambridge property appears on the market. Just off Brattle and close to Harvard Square, this stately late-Victorian four-unit stone and brick building is a beloved Cambridge landmark, evoking the Gilded Age and the settings of Henry James’s novels. Dramatically high ceilings on four floors, palatial rooms, running plaster moldings, maple floors, a variety of impressive 19th-c. marble mantelpieces, renovated kitchens and baths, beautiful replacement windows, cross-ventilation,...

Property Details for 65 Sparks Street

MLS Area
Harvard Square
Garage Spaces
Parking Spaces
Parking Spaces Total


Property Details for 65 Sparks Street

MLS #72814965
Days on Market30
Taxes$18,988 / year
HOA Fees-
Compass TypeTownhouse
MLS TypeSingle Family / Attached
Year Built1900
CountyMiddlesex County

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Listing Agents

  1. John Petrowsky

    John Petrowsky

    Alternative Listing Agent



    P: 617.504.6330

  2. Christian Jones

    Christian Jones

    Alternative Listing Agent



    P: 617.240.0799

Building Information for 65 Sparks Street

Stories-Year Built1900Building Size-Lot Size0.07 AC / 3,129 SF

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$14,636 per month

30 year fixed, 2.95% Interest

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Property Information for 65 Sparks Street

General Details
    Property Details
  • Property Type: Single Family
  • Single Family Type: Attached
  • Community Features: Public Transportation, Shopping, Tennis Court, Park, Walk/Jog Trails, Medical Facility, Bike Path, Conservation Area, Highway Access, House of Worship, Private School, Public School, T-Station, University
  • Basement Info: Y
  • List Date: 04-15-2021
  • List Number: 7.2814965E7
  • Waterfront: No
  • Color: Brick
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Year Built Description: Approximate, Renovated Since
  • Year Built Source: Public Record
  • SqFt Total: 5960
  • Square Feet Source: Public Record
    Interior Features
  • Basement Features: Full, Partially Finished, Walk Out, Interior Access, Concrete Floor, Exterior Access
  • Num of Full Baths: 4.0
  • Num of Half Baths: 0.0
  • Fireplaces: 3
  • Flooring: Wood, Tile, Wall to Wall Carpet, Hardwood
    Exterior Features
  • Construction: Brick, Stone/Concrete
  • Exterior: Brick
  • Lot Description: Other (See Remarks)
  • Roof Material: Slate, Rubber
  • Electric: Circuit Breakers
  • Energy Features: Storm Windows
  • Heating: Gas
  • Cooling: None
  • Hot Water: Natural Gas, Tank
  • Sewer: City/Town Sewer
  • Water: City/Town Water
Property Information
    Property Info
  • Acres: .07
  • Road Type: Public, Paved, Publicly Maint., Sidewalk
    Tax Information
  • Assessments: $3,245,900
  • Page: 54
  • Tax ID: 4407397
  • Tax Year: 2021
  • Taxes: $18,988
  • Zoning: Res.
Building / Association Information
    Living Characteristics
  • Beds Total: 7
    Other Building Characteristics
  • Cooling Zones: 0
  • Foundation: Fieldstone, Brick
  • Heat Zones: 4

Property History for 65 Sparks Street

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
Apr 15, 2021

Listed (Active)

MLS PIN #72814965

Apr 14, 2021

Listed (Active)

MLS PIN #72814865

DateEvent & SourcePrice

Listed (Active)

MLS PIN #72814965


Listed (Active)

MLS PIN #72814865


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

Public Records for 65 Sparks Street

Taxable ValueLand$1,609,100Additions$1,636,800Total$3,245,900
Tax Record2021$18,989 ($1,582 / month)
Home Facts
Total Finished SqFt5,960 SqFtAbove Grade Finished SqFt5,960 SqFtStories3Lot Size3,129 SqFtStyleMulti-Family Res (5+ Units)Year Built1900CountyMIDDLESEXAPNCAMB M:00223 L:00054

Schools near 65 Sparks Street

St Peter Elementary SchoolPrivatePK-80.2 mi
Cambridge Montessori SchoolPrivatePK-80.5 mi
Graham and Parks SchoolPublicPK-50.5 mi
Buckingham Browne & Nichols SchoolPrivatePK-120.5 mi

St Peter Elementary School

PK-8, 0.2 mi, Private


Cambridge Montessori School

PK-8, 0.5 mi, Private


Graham and Parks School

PK-5, 0.5 mi, Public


Buckingham Browne & Nichols School

PK-12, 0.5 mi, Private


School ratings and boundaries are provided by GreatSchools.org and Pitney Bowes. This information should only be used as a reference. Proximity or boundaries shown here are not a guarantee of enrollment. Please reach out to schools directly to verify all information and enrollment eligibility.

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65 Sparks Street is a townhouse for sale in Cambridge, MA 02138. This property was listed for sale on April 15, 2021 by Compass at $3,895,000. This listing's school district is Cambridge School District. Nearby schools include St Peter Elementary School, Cambridge Montessori School and Graham and Parks School. 65 Sparks Street is a 7-bed, 4-bath, 5,960 sqft townhouse built in 1900. This address can also be written as 65 Sparks St.

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