5 Channing St, Cambridge, MA
$ 6,900,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#73225203
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CityCambridge
  • AreaWest Cambridge
  • NeighborhoodWest Cambridge
  • Zip02138
  • Style
  • Year Built1930
  • Taxes$ 18286
  • Price$ 6,900,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms5
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage5807
  • Lot Size0.17 Acres
Data Source:
Massachusetts MLS Property Info Network (MLSPIN)
Property Description

Incredible masterful gut renovation on tree-lined Channing St just off Brattle. Outstanding architecture, bountiful light, space and thoughtful emphasis on incorporating outside surroundings within. High ceilings, natural light, large windows, French doors + spacious outdoor decks on each floor. Ideal for entertaining, the open floor plan adjoins the living + dining rooms, as well as the kitchen + large family room which overlook the backyard replete with flowering trees and perennials. Chef's kitchen, induction stovetop, extensive storage, + large pantry. Lower level w/radiant heated floors is a media/family room w/access to subterranean patio nook, plus bedroom+ full bath. Each bedroom features en-suite baths + custom closets. The primary bedroom is restorative w/deck and verdant views. Third level features bed, bath and massive deck w/decorative overhang, raised garden beds w/irrigation hoses. Parking 3+ cars + EV charger. Solar panels = $0 electric bills! Breathtakingly beautiful.

Price History
4/17/2024 Listed $6,900,000

General Features

Interior Features Finish - Sheetrock
Sewer Public Sewer
Heating Forced Air,Radiant,Natural Gas,Electric,Hydro Air,Active Solar,Hydronic Floor Heat(Radiant),Ductless
Cooling Ductless
Utilities for Electric Range,for Electric Oven,for Electric Dryer
Roof Asphalt/Composition Shingles,Other
Appliances Gas Water Heater,Tankless Water Heater,Range,Oven,Dishwasher,Disposal,Microwave,Refrigerator,Freezer,Washer,Dryer,Range Hood,Instant Hot Water
Exterior Features Porch,Deck,Deck - Roof,Deck - Composite,Patio,Covered Patio/Deck,Rain Gutters,Sprinkler System,Screens,Fenced Yard,Fruit Trees,Garden,Stone Wall,ET Irrigation Controller
Zoning A-1
Patio/Porch Features Porch,Deck,Deck - Roof,Deck - Composite,Patio,Covered
Construction Materials Frame,Cement Board
Year Built 1930
Levels Multi/Split
Property SubType Single Family Residence
Tax Year 2024
Community Features Public Transportation,Shopping,Tennis Court(s),Park,Walk/Jog Trails,Golf,Medical Facility,Highway Access,House of Worship,Private School,University,Sidewalks
County Middlesex
Property Type Residential
HOA / Comm Assn No
Subdivision Name West Cambridge
Garage Y/N No
Green Energy Generation Solar
Green Water Conservation ET Irrigation Controller
Total Rooms 11
Status Active
Directions Brattle Street to Channing Street
City Cambridge
Disclosures Lower Level Utility Storage Room of 195 sf is included in the total 5,807 sf. Radiant heated floor is on the Lower Level.
Senior Community Y/N No
MLS Area West Cambridge
Lot Size Units Acres
Lot Size Square Feet 7233
Waterfront Y/N No
Property Attached Y/N No
Year Built Details Renovated Since
Tax Annual Amount 18286
Home Warranty Y/N No
Building Area Units Square Feet
Master on main Second
Standard Status Active
Year Built Source Public Records
Tax Assessed Value 3088800
Compensation Based On Gross/Full Sale Price
Sub-Agency Relationship Offered No

Interior Features

Basement Full,Finished,Walk-Out Access,Interior Entry,Sump Pump
Flooring Wood,Tile
Kitchen Level First
Air Conditioning Y/N Yes
Heating Y/N Yes
Window Features Insulated Windows,Screens
Fireplace Y/N No
Full Baths 5
Half Baths 1
Laundry Features Second Floor,Electric Dryer Hookup
Total Bedrooms 5
Living Room Level First
Total Baths 6
Master Bathroom Features Yes
Family Room Level First
Dining Room Level First
Bedroom 5 Level Basement
Bedroom 4 Level Third
Bedroom 3 Level Second
Second Bedroom Level Second

Exterior Features

Fencing Fenced/Enclosed,Fenced
Parking Features Paved Drive,Off Street,Tandem,Paved
Lot Features Level
Water Source Public
Total Parking 3
Lot Size Area 0.17
Foundation Details Concrete Perimeter,Stone
Spa No
Building Area Total 5807
Lot Size Acres 0.17
Road Surface Type Paved
Door Features Insulated Doors
Road Frontage Type Public
Road Responsibility Public Maintained Road
Open Parking Y/N Yes


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 02138

AVG $5.56M
AVG $21,692
AVG 719
Data Provided by Inside Real Estate®
Year Built
AVG 1946

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