According to the United States Census Bureau, Cambridge has a total area of 7.1 square miles (18 km2), of which 6.4 square miles (17 km2) is land and 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2) (9.82%) is water.
Located within The Greater Boston area, Cambridge is bordered by Somerville, Boston, Watertown, Belmont and Arlington. Cambridge has rich cultural and historical character, and a variety of artist opportunities, as well as housing three of the top universities in the country. From hippies, to artists, to intellectuals, this town is full of a variety of people and places to visit.
Conveniently located between the Charles River and Charlestown this property is in East Cambridge, the biotech hub. This property is located just minutes from Lechmere (0.8 miles), Kendall Square (0.5 miles), Central Square (1.5 miles) Porter Square (2.5 miles) and Harvard Square (2.3 miles). Enjoy these central, city hubs where you can find shopping, restaurants, casual and formal dining, food shopping, pharmacies, bowling, outdoor entrainment and more. Also, close to Encore (3.3 miles)!
Cambridge offers an urban feel by combining an old-school Boston impression with a modern twist. Consisting of all ages and lifestyles, the culture is so diverse and thriving.
Many are drawn to Cambridge for its esteemed universities: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(MIT), Tufts University, Harvard University, and Lesley University. Cambridge prides itself on a high educational caliber. With so many renounce colleges in the area, this quality is continued through their high schools and grade schools.
There are also three parks within walking distance. Silva ParK (0.2 miles) is the perfect, safe place to take children to play on the jungle gym. North Point Park (1 mile), Lechmere Canal Park (0.7 miles), and Charles Park (0.9 miles) are perfect for walks, picnics, or a place to take your dog.
Cambridge caters to all commuter types. This property in particular has its own parking lot, a rare find for the city. More of a walker or biker yourself? This property is within walking distance of grocery stores, restaurants, a shopping plaza, dry cleaners, the Cambridge Public Library, and more. Is the train part of your commute? Just minutes away you will find MBTA Stations in Central Square, CambridgeSide Mall, Assembly Row, Harvard Square, and Kendall Square.
Locals love Cambridge because of its unusual attractions, employment opportunities, diverse parks and reservations, thriving nightlife, and cultural opportunities. For example, The Cambridge Arts River Festival has been around for nearly 40 years on the East Cambridge waterfront. The annual, free event features hundreds of musical groups, dance, theater and poetry performances on multiple stages, as well as art installations and many crafts and food vendors.