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Dana Schaefer

188 Upland Rd—Avon Hill, Cambridge

$875,000 188 Upland Road, Unit 6, Cambridge, MA 02140

Bright, cheery, and simply delightful—this Avon Hill top floor condo has a roomy 1344 SF layout with whimsical ceiling lines, skylights, and superb outdoor spaces. Freshly painted with refinished wood flooring throughout, this home has a large open living and dining room with cathedral ceilings and a built-in window seat with treetop views. There are 1+ bedrooms on the first level;  up the spiral stairs is a large loft bedroom with sliding panels that open to the living space below. The well-equipped eat-in kitchen has direct access through glass doors to a private deck. There is also a lovely landscaped common enclosed yard and patio. Other notable features include in-unit laundry and plenty of attic and basement storage. The location is outstanding—next to Raymond Park and just minutes to the Porter Sq Redline/commuter rail and an abundance of fun local hangouts.

 Property Details:

  • Living Area: 1344
  • Top floor, two levels
  • Bedrooms: 2+
  • Baths: 1
  • Outdoor space: Private deck, and shared fenced backyard and patio
  • Taxes: FY ‘21 $2,485.04 includes residential exemption

Systems & Exterior:

  • Heating: Radiators via Burnham gas-fired boiler 2013 (188 side) and Burnham gas-fired boiler 2001 (186 side)
  • Hot water heaters: (2) Rheem 9yr 50 gallon tanks from 2017
  • Cooling: Window units included in the sale
  • Electrical: Circuit breakers 
  • Roof: Asphalt singles 2011
  • Exterior: Painted wood siding, the trim was painted in 2020. The main body of the house was painted in 2008.


  • 6 unit condo association, self-managed.
  • 100% owner-occupied,
  • Pets: 1 dog and/or 2 cats
  • Rentals: The Association has always been 100% owner-occupation. Rental of units is limited to 1 year to accommodate sabbaticals, subject to House approval and conditions. Ownership is required to return after the rental period.
  • Condo fees: $400**  includes Heat, Hot Water, Electric, Gas, Water, Sewer, Master Insurance, Exterior Maintenance, Landscaping, Reserve Funds (the condo fee may be raised to $425 TBD)


  • Sold
  • 3
  • 1
  • 1900
    Year Built
  • 1,344 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Sold
  • Living Space: 1,344 Sq.Ft.
  • Type: Condo
  • Year Built: 1900
  • Neighborhood: Cambridge


  • Total Bedrooms: 3
  • Total Bathrooms: 1
  • Full Bathrooms: 1


  • Sales Price: $875,000
  • HOA Fees: $425/mo
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