Observatory Hill Real Estate

Cambridge’s Observatory Hill neighborhood is an enclave just west of Harvard Square. Named for the Harvard College Observatory, the retail and business center of the area sits at the intersection of Concord and Huron Avenues. Continuing down Huron Avenue toward Fresh Pond, residents enjoy a small set of specialty shops known as Huron Village, noted for its variety of restaurants, unique retail and housewares. Pockets of leafy residential streets are tucked away behind the retail area. The housing stock in Observatory Hill is small and exclusive ranging from recently renovated Victorian manses to elegant, period single-family homes that offer every modern convenience while preserving their original historic charm.   Read more about Observatory Hill real estate.

Observatory Hill Homes & Condos For Sale

Observatory Hill Homes & Condos For Sale May 19, 2022
4
Listed
8
Avg. DOM
$812.51
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$757,000
Med. List Price
4 Properties
Open 5/19
43 Royal Ave #3 Cambridge, MA 02138
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,138
Sq.Ft.
1905
Year Built
2
Days on Site
72983314
MLS
Tucked away on a quiet side street in Huron Village, your new home is waiting for you at 43 Royal Ave! Discover this beautiful condo with updated kitchen and two full baths, gorgeous hardwood floors,...
Open 5/19
31 Concord Avenue #14 Cambridge, MA 02138
$799,000
Condo: 31 Concord Avenue Condominium
2
Beds
1
Baths
1,013
Sq.Ft.
1910
Year Built
2
Days on Site
72984280
MLS
Turn off Concord Ave, just beyond the Cambridge Common, and make your way to the quiet entrance of one of Cambridge s most gracious pre-war brick buildings. On the third floor, unit #14 of 31 Concord...
Open 5/22
31 Concord Ave #10 Cambridge, MA 02138
$715,000
Condo: 31 Concord Avenue Condominium Trust
2
Beds
1
Baths
744
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
22
Days on Site
72973817
MLS
Charming and sun-drenched third floor condo in Hamilton Harlow building. This Colonial Revival style building boasts exquisite, historic details such as the balustrades, entrances and stone accent...
1
Beds
1
Baths
704
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
8
Days on Site
72980865
MLS
Perfect one-bedroom condo nestled off the street to face the beautiful courtyard, this great one bedroom is just steps from Harvard Square! The lovely condo keeps elements that give it beautiful...

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 Observatory Hill Location

Observatory Hill is located one half mile west of Harvard Square and Fresh Pond. Garden Street marks the northern and northeast boundary; Sparkle Street is to the southwest while Walden Street is to the north and northwest. The Cambridge Highlands neighborhood lies to the west while Porter Square and Davis Square are further north and Harvard University is to the East. The closest MBTA Stop is at Porter Square on the Red Line which also provides access to the Fitchburg Commuter Line. Buses run regularly from Huron Avenue during rush hour to the station.

Observatory Hill History

Observatory Hill draws its name from the Harvard College Observatory, a complex of buildings used for astronomical research by the Harvard University Department of Astronomy and open to the public. The Great Refractor telescope is one of the Observatory’s most treasured instruments, installed in 1847. While visitors can no longer look through this telescope, they can still see take part in guided stargazing and attend free lectures on a regular basis.

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