950 Massachusetts Ave
Placed between Central Square and Harvard Square, the Bay Square Condos boast of 113 units. This full-service condo building offers a range of floor plans and sizes. Equipped with an elevator, this condominium includes a variety of amenities. Within walking distance, residents can access the T station, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University. In addition, many restaurants and retail shops are located within a short walk from the property.
Residents at the Bay Square Condos can enjoy a location within Cambridge, Massachusetts. Placed on Massachusetts Avenue, this condominium includes studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom layouts. Residents at this elevator building can enjoy amenities like concierge services and garage parking.
For recreational options, residents never have to leave home. After a tiring day at work, unwind within the sauna. This property is equipped with a range of weights and cardio equipment in the fitness center. During summer months, the outdoor pool is a popular attraction for residents. The lobby's entrance overlooks an outdoor patio where guests can barbecue or relax.
Within the units, residents can find luxurious amenities like fireplaces. As an added convenience, laundry facilities are available within the building. Constructed in 1989, these condos have been meticulously maintained over the years. The professionally managed building offers units that range from 459 to 2,868 square feet. Protected through a security system, this condominium also offers extra storage for residents. Residents can also enjoy the convenience of having 24/7 concierge services and an on-site superintendent.
Many of the units offer amenities like stainless steel appliances. Most of the units include a private balcony that is perfect for relaxing and enjoying beautiful views of the surrounding area. Spanning a total of six stories in height, this luxury complex offers fireplaces within units on the top floor.
From the property, residents can easily reach public parks and a golf course. The units boast of easy access to the highways and public transportation. Meanwhile, a bus to the Longwood Medical area stops within walking distance. For commuters, the red line subway stop and Massachusetts Avenue buses are only a moment away. Using the red line, it takes about 20 minutes to reach downtown Boston.
While the Central Square Station is only 0.5 miles away, the Harvard Square Station is just 0.7 miles from the Bay Square Condos. For travelers, the Logan International Airport can be reached about 8.5 miles away. Depending on the traffic, this is about a 15-minute drive. For commuter rail lines, head 1.8 miles away to Porter Square.
Technically, the Bay Square Condos are a part of the Riverside neighborhood of Cambridge. Nicknamed the Coast, it follows the shoreline of the Charles River. While it offers amazing shops and restaurants, it also has a college-town vibe. This is primarily because the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard are within minutes away by foot.
For vegetarian cuisine, residents can eat organic dishes like the Swami at Life Alive. Meanwhile, some of the best seafood options are available at Live & Kicking Lobsters. The best public parkland in the area is the Alewife Brook Reservation and Fresh Pond. For a bike ride or morning job, residents can head to the esplanade along the Charles River. Smaller green spaces can be found at many of the university campuses in the area. Some of the nicest open spaces include the Radcliffe Yard, Harvard Yard and MIT's Great Lawn.
Because of the many world-class colleges in the area, residents never have to travel far to find a good museum. The Semitic Museum, the Harvard Art Museum, the Fogg Museum and the Busch-Reisinger Museum are popular options. Residents can check out the MIT Museum or the Harvard Museum of Natural History. Harvard also offers the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology.
Filled with international diners and high-end cuisine, Cambridge is also home to a number of cheap eats. On weekends, residents can enjoy the area's active music scene. From popular music to classical performances, residents will find just about any genre of music. Some of the most popular music venues in the area include the Middle East, the Nameless Coffeehouse and Club Passim.
Located at 950 Massachusetts Avenue between Central and Harvard Squares, the seven-story, 113-unit Bay Square luxury condominium community is an ideal place to call home. Within walking distance of Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the MBTA Red Line, the community conveniently sits within the heart of the quiet Riverside neighborhood.
Constructed in the late 1980s, the building includes studio and one- and two-bedroom units that range in size from 459 to 2,868 square feet. The top-floor homes feature a luxurious fireplace. Depending on the floor plan, prices range from $515,000 for a one-bedroom home to between $695,500 and $850,000 for a two-bedroom condo.
Each high-end condo features comfortable central air conditioning and a private balcony where you can relax and view the beautiful garden. The contemporary kitchen includes modern stainless steel appliances.
The full-service community offers residents 24-hour security, on-site management and two elevators that conveniently take you to your home or the handy on-site laundry facilities. Work out in the spacious fitness center and relax in the sauna/steam room. On those warm summer days, take a dip in the on-site outdoor swimming pool.
Extra storage is available for all those important belongings you couldn't leave behind in your old home. Select units include secure garage parking.
The Riverside, or Area 7, residential neighborhood is bounded by John F. Kennedy Street on the north, Massachusetts Avenue on the east, the Charles River on the west and River Street on the south. Some of the oldest-settled areas of Cambridge are located in Riverside. Connecting Central and Harvard Squares, Massachusetts Avenue is Riverside's center. The neighborhood is the site of most of Harvard University's student housing buildings.
Only a few steps from the community, Harvard Museum of Natural History lies within the University Museum Building. The museum is connected to the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, and visitors can view both museums with a single admission.
Established in 1998, the Museum of Natural History includes samples of specimens taken from collections of Harvard's natural history research museums, including the Herbaria and Comparative Zoology, Mineralogical and Geological Museums. More people visit the Museum of Natural History than any other attraction at the university. In fact, more than 250,000 persons visit annually.
Some of the museum's most popular permanent exhibits include the historic Glass Flowers exhibit and the new Sea Creatures in Glass. Other notable exhibits include Arthropods: Creatures That Rule, Cenozoic Mammals, Great Mammal Hall and Birds of the World.
The museum offers a number of programs to the public. In partnership with Cambridge public schools, the museum welcomes students to take part in a variety of hands-on educational programs. Other educational programs include adult classes, including workshops and drawing courses, and resources for teachers, including guides, maps, videos and professional development courses. Biologists, conservationists and authors also regularly present free public lectures. Finally, university science faculty lead a travel program that takes small groups of museum visitors on tours to areas of natural significance.