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Cambridge/Boston housing available aug 8-31

Date Submitted: 31-Jul-2005
From: janet randall
Subject: Cambridge/Boston housing available aug 8-31
Contact Email: click here to access email

Notice: Beautiful Apartment available for August 7-31 (or any portion)

Architect-designed, skylit, elegant, 1+ bedrooms (bedroom + study) in W. Cambridge close to Harvard for single person or couple.

Gleaming light ash hardwood floors, built-in bookshelves, dramatic dormers, european cable lighting, 14' ceilings, contemporary kitchen/bath, tree-top views, on the top floor of a 2-family on a quiet street in leafy Huron Village. Walking distance to Harvard (15 min), Fresh Pond (5 min), near Huron & Concord Ave. cafes & shops(Formaggio, Hi-Rise Bakery).
Non-smoker, no pets.

Fully furnished, including linens, and kitchen ware.
Includes utilities, high speed internet, cable TV, housecleaning and use of a bicycle.

$1700 /month (pro-rated accordingly)
(incl. all utilities, high speed internet, cable TV, housecleaning, & bicycle.)

contact: Janet Randall