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Weekend open house tour: 8 Cambridge options near the Red Line

T’s most popular route

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Location is king in the real estate game.

This weekend's open house tour visits Cambridge options near the Red Line, the T’s busiest route, ranging in price from $500,000 to $1 million.

The areas around the stops at Davis, Porter, and Harvard squares—and Alewife—all provide a city-living environment with a healthy helping of commuting convenience.

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1. 16-18 Woodbridge Street, #18

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18 Woodbridge St
Cambridge, MA 02140

Open house: Saturday, 2-3 p.m.; Sunday, 12-1:30 p.m.

Price: $974,000

Size: 3-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 1,806

The pitch: “This gracious upper duplex combines a close-knit North Cambridge neighborhood with one of the region's hippest destinations–Davis Sq. Somerville–creating the ideal urban village.”

2. 84 Clifton Street, #84

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84 Clifton St
Cambridge, MA 02140

Open house: Friday, 5-7 p.m.; Saturday, 1-3 p.m.; Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Price: $789,000

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 1,308

The pitch: “Located steps to the Minuteman Bike Path, Alewife T station and a short walk to Davis and Porter Square, this is a commuters dream and comes with a parking space.”

3. 20 Norris Street, #1

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20 Norris St
Cambridge, MA 02140

Open house: Saturday, 12-2 p.m.; Sunday, 12-2 p.m.

Price: $949,000

Size: 4-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 1,992

The pitch: “This updated condo features an open floor plan with high ceilings, lots of windows and lots of light. There is on site parking, a private deck, and a large back yard with a beautiful apple tree.”

4. 203 Pemberton Street, #5

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203 Pemberton St
Cambridge, MA 02140

Open house: Friday, 4:30-6 p.m.; Saturday, 12-2 p.m.; Sunday, 12-2 p.m.

Price: $899,000

Size: 3-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 1,309

The pitch: “This secluded end unit Aposhian built townhome offers a superior level of privacy and optimization of layout. On the main floor you'll find an open living/dining area connected to the high-end kitchen with gas cooktop and electric oven and private patio.”

5. 18 White Street, #2

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18 White St
Cambridge, MA 02140

Price: $899,000

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 965

The pitch: “The property is newly built in 2014 and is a two minute walk from Porter Square T-Station. This unit includes one garage parking, in-unit laundry, and private deck adjacent to the living room and master bedroom.”

6. 5 Arlington Street, #1

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5 Arlington St
Cambridge, MA 02140

Open house: Saturday, 12-1:30 p.m

Price: $500,000

Size: 1-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 523

The pitch: “The historic, brick building, originally a hotel, is ideally situated near Porter Square, the Red Line and the Commuter Rail, Lesley University, Davis Square and Harvard Square.”

7. 43 Linnaean Street, #46-A

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43 Linnaean St
Cambridge, MA 02138

Open house: Friday, 5-6 p.m.; Saturday, 12-1:30 p.m.; Sunday, 12-1:30 p.m.

Price: $690,000

Size: 1-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 1,074

The pitch: This top floor quiet corner unit has a spacious one bedroom, plus study/bedroom, high ceilings, charming period detail, hardwood floors throughout with lots of windows. Prime location within walking distance to Harvard and Porter Square.”

8. 16 Chauncy Street

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16 Chauncy St
Cambridge, MA 02138

Open house: Saturday, 12:30-2 p.m.; Sunday, 12:30-2 p.m.

Price: $519,000

Size: 1-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 571

The pitch: “Located in one of Cambridge's most desirable neighborhoods just outside of Harvard Square, this bright one bedroom corner residence is convenient to everything Cambridge has to offer.”

1. 16-18 Woodbridge Street, #18

18 Woodbridge St, Cambridge, MA 02140

Open house: Saturday, 2-3 p.m.; Sunday, 12-1:30 p.m.

Price: $974,000

Size: 3-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 1,806

The pitch: “This gracious upper duplex combines a close-knit North Cambridge neighborhood with one of the region's hippest destinations–Davis Sq. Somerville–creating the ideal urban village.”

18 Woodbridge St
Cambridge, MA 02140

2. 84 Clifton Street, #84

84 Clifton St, Cambridge, MA 02140

Open house: Friday, 5-7 p.m.; Saturday, 1-3 p.m.; Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Price: $789,000

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 1,308

The pitch: “Located steps to the Minuteman Bike Path, Alewife T station and a short walk to Davis and Porter Square, this is a commuters dream and comes with a parking space.”

84 Clifton St
Cambridge, MA 02140

3. 20 Norris Street, #1

20 Norris St, Cambridge, MA 02140

Open house: Saturday, 12-2 p.m.; Sunday, 12-2 p.m.

Price: $949,000

Size: 4-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 1,992

The pitch: “This updated condo features an open floor plan with high ceilings, lots of windows and lots of light. There is on site parking, a private deck, and a large back yard with a beautiful apple tree.”

20 Norris St
Cambridge, MA 02140

4. 203 Pemberton Street, #5

203 Pemberton St, Cambridge, MA 02140

Open house: Friday, 4:30-6 p.m.; Saturday, 12-2 p.m.; Sunday, 12-2 p.m.

Price: $899,000

Size: 3-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 1,309

The pitch: “This secluded end unit Aposhian built townhome offers a superior level of privacy and optimization of layout. On the main floor you'll find an open living/dining area connected to the high-end kitchen with gas cooktop and electric oven and private patio.”

203 Pemberton St
Cambridge, MA 02140

5. 18 White Street, #2

18 White St, Cambridge, MA 02140

Price: $899,000

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 965

The pitch: “The property is newly built in 2014 and is a two minute walk from Porter Square T-Station. This unit includes one garage parking, in-unit laundry, and private deck adjacent to the living room and master bedroom.”

18 White St
Cambridge, MA 02140

6. 5 Arlington Street, #1

5 Arlington St, Cambridge, MA 02140

Open house: Saturday, 12-1:30 p.m

Price: $500,000

Size: 1-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 523

The pitch: “The historic, brick building, originally a hotel, is ideally situated near Porter Square, the Red Line and the Commuter Rail, Lesley University, Davis Square and Harvard Square.”

5 Arlington St
Cambridge, MA 02140

7. 43 Linnaean Street, #46-A

43 Linnaean St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Open house: Friday, 5-6 p.m.; Saturday, 12-1:30 p.m.; Sunday, 12-1:30 p.m.

Price: $690,000

Size: 1-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 1,074

The pitch: This top floor quiet corner unit has a spacious one bedroom, plus study/bedroom, high ceilings, charming period detail, hardwood floors throughout with lots of windows. Prime location within walking distance to Harvard and Porter Square.”

43 Linnaean St
Cambridge, MA 02138

8. 16 Chauncy Street

16 Chauncy St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Open house: Saturday, 12:30-2 p.m.; Sunday, 12:30-2 p.m.

Price: $519,000

Size: 1-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 571

The pitch: “Located in one of Cambridge's most desirable neighborhoods just outside of Harvard Square, this bright one bedroom corner residence is convenient to everything Cambridge has to offer.”

16 Chauncy St
Cambridge, MA 02138