Cambridge, Massachusetts, part of the Boston area and home to the prestigious Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has a large selection of apartments to house the students and residents of the area. The great apartment complexes in Cambridge put you in close proximity to most of the town’s amenities and have residents who enjoy living in them.
Parkside Place (700 Huron Avenue; 617-876-7979) provides luxury apartments for Cambridge residents. In addition to walk-in closets and water views, the apartments include all utilities, including 24-hour Internet access, electricity, and free laundry. Residents also have the ability to paint the walls of the apartment in any color they desire, which is not allowed in most other apartment complexes. Furthermore, residents have access to a club room with game tables and a fireplace, fitness center, and a toddler room for the younger residents in the complex. It also provides convenient access to multiple parks and recreation areas.
Auburn Court (One Brookline Place; 617-354-6061) offers easy access to Harvard and MIT. Located in University Park, the complex offers one, two, and three bedroom floor plans beginning at $2,000 a month. All apartments contain walk-in closets and private patios, and you have the option live in a high-rise, mid-rise, or townhouse. Residents concerned about the environment may participate in the on-site recycling program. The apartment complex offers easy access to public transportation and nearby parks. A variety of restaurants, bookstores, and a library are also within walking distance.
The Watermark Cambridge (350 Third Street; 617-517-0777) offers high-rise living near the Charles River. This complex is one of the first certified green apartment buildings and provides residents with Energy Star appliances, multiple green commuting options, and is powered by 25 percent wind power. All apartments include a chef-quality kitchen and spa-like bathroom. Residents also have access to a 24-hour concierge service. Located in Kendall Square, the complex is near a wealth of restaurants and entertainment options.