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Dana Schaefer

Cambridge Single-Family Townhouse for lease

$4,625/mo 45 Cogswell Ave, Cambridge, MA 02140

Tucked away at the end of a cul de sac surrounded by trees sits a very unique single-family townhouse that was fully renovated in 2023. A thoughtfully redesigned modern kitchen connects seamlessly to the dining and living room all bathed with southern sunlight. The new kitchen features: custom built cabinets, quartz countertops, and a Futuro high power exhaust fan.  New appliance package includes: Fisher Paykel refrigerator, 2-drawer dishwasher and LG gas range. Other stand-outs include one off-street parking space, central a/c, gas heating and new LG washer/dryer. Sited equidistant to both Porter and Davis Squares, this location is minutes to the Red Line and commuter trains, and acclaimed restaurants. Lease start in early March, no-pets please.


  • Single-Family end unit townhouse
  • 3-floors, 2 beds, 1 bathroom
  • Total Area: 1296 SF 
  • Newly renovated throughout, completed in 2023
  • Central a/c and gas heating with heated floors in bathroom and first floor
  • Washer/Dryer: New LG stacked front loading
  • Private fence enclosed backyard
  • 1 Off-Street parking space in driveway. 
  • Year built: 1982

First Level:

Foyer, Bedroom / Office and Bonus Room: The first level of this townhouse has an enclosed room that can be used as a bedroom or office.  The 210 square foot attached heated garage provides bonus space for an office, storage and laundry room. 

Yard and Parking:  Corner lot with fenced enclosed backyard. The deck will be replaced in the spring. There is one off-street parking space in the driveway. The heated garage can only be used for storage and bonus living space.

Second Level:

Kitchen: Gut renovated with new plumbing and electrical. Featuring: custom built cabinets, quartz countertops, and Futuro high power exhaust fan.  New appliance package includes: Fisher Paykel refrigerator, 2-drawer dishwasher and LG gas range.  

Living Room and Dining Room: Southern exposure shines through the bay window along with new white oak flooring and a cathedral ceiling. From the dining room a glass sliding door opens onto a deck that connects to the private fence enclosed the backyard.

Third Level:

Main Bedroom and Bathroom: The third floor has high ceilings with a skylight and ceiling fan. The bathroom was gut renovated in 2023, featuring heated floors, a tub with shower, and a single sink custom built vanity. The main bedroom is loft style that is open to living level below. This bedroom has double closets and newly refinished white oak flooring.


  • Leased
  • 2
  • 1
  • 1982
    Year Built
  • 1,200 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Leased
  • Living Space: 1,200 Sq.Ft.
  • Total Area: 1,296 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Size: 1,164 Sq.Ft.
  • Type: Townhouse
  • Year Built: 1982
  • Neighborhood: Cambridge


  • Total Bedrooms: 2
  • Total Bathrooms: 1
  • Kitchen: New Kitchen with Custom Cabinets, Quartz Counter tops, Fisher Paykel refrigerator and drawer dishwasher
  • Laundry Room: In-Unit Laundry
  • Appliances: All new appliances
  • Other Interior Features: Private fence enclosed yard

Exterior & Building

  • Stories: 3
  • Parking: Private driveway 1 parking spot
  • Heat Type: Central Gas Heating, Radiant floor heating in bathroom and 1st floor
  • Air Conditioning: Central A/C


  • Lease Price: $4,625/mo

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