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Cambridge open house tour: 7 eclectic condos under $1.5M

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Cambridge’s housing stock can be a mixed bag style- and size-wise, so it’s easy to become overwhelmed.

These seven selections—priced from the low $500,000s to just under $1.5 million—will get you started. All are hosting open houses this weekend.

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1. 394 Norfolk Street, #2

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394 Norfolk St
Cambridge, MA 02139

Open house: Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Price: $535,000

Size: 2-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 656

The pitch: “Second floor unit in Inman Square features open layout with hardwood floors, recessed lighting, and new stainless steel appliances.”

2. 73 River Street, #2B

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73 River St
Cambridge, MA 02139

Open house: Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Price: $569,000

Size: 3-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 975

The pitch: “This unit outside of Central Square features kitchen with new appliances, updated bath, gleaming new hardwood floors, and three bedrooms.”

3. 600 Huron Avenue, #3

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600 Huron Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138

Open house: Saturday, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Price: $599,000

Size: 1-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 1,051

The pitch: “This third floor penthouse studio has great view of Fresh Pond with 180 degrees of windows and private deck.”

4. 2 Earhart Street, #113

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2 Earhart St
Cambridge, MA 02141

Open house: Saturday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Price: $709,000

Size: 1-BR, 1.5-BA

Square footage: 948

The pitch: “This conveniently placed unit is one of the few which has a direct entry from the private back deck and is located next to North Point Common.”

5. 12 Saint Mary Road, #12

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12 St Mary Rd
Cambridge, MA 02139

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

Price: $788,000

Size: 2-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 1,288

The pitch: “The house, built in 1887 with classic original details and period style, has been updated bathroom radiant heat, hickory flooring, and custom built-ins.”

6. 11 Walden Street, #11

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11 Walden St
Cambridge, MA 02140

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

Price: $1,245,000

Size: 3-BR, 3.5-BA

Square footage: 1,790

The pitch: “This recently renovated residence in Porter Square comes with the option of an au pair for purchase.”

7. 278 Huron Avenue, #2

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278 Huron Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138

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

Price: $1,435,000

Size: 3-BR, 3-BA

Square footage: 2,128

The pitch: “This upper duplex features dramatic and airy living space accentuated by cathedral ceilings and plentiful windows.”

1. 394 Norfolk Street, #2

394 Norfolk St, Cambridge, MA 02139

Open house: Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Price: $535,000

Size: 2-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 656

The pitch: “Second floor unit in Inman Square features open layout with hardwood floors, recessed lighting, and new stainless steel appliances.”

394 Norfolk St
Cambridge, MA 02139

2. 73 River Street, #2B

73 River St, Cambridge, MA 02139

Open house: Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Price: $569,000

Size: 3-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 975

The pitch: “This unit outside of Central Square features kitchen with new appliances, updated bath, gleaming new hardwood floors, and three bedrooms.”

73 River St
Cambridge, MA 02139

3. 600 Huron Avenue, #3

600 Huron Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

Open house: Saturday, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Price: $599,000

Size: 1-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 1,051

The pitch: “This third floor penthouse studio has great view of Fresh Pond with 180 degrees of windows and private deck.”

600 Huron Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138

4. 2 Earhart Street, #113

2 Earhart St, Cambridge, MA 02141

Open house: Saturday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Price: $709,000

Size: 1-BR, 1.5-BA

Square footage: 948

The pitch: “This conveniently placed unit is one of the few which has a direct entry from the private back deck and is located next to North Point Common.”

2 Earhart St
Cambridge, MA 02141

5. 12 Saint Mary Road, #12

12 St Mary Rd, Cambridge, MA 02139

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

Price: $788,000

Size: 2-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 1,288

The pitch: “The house, built in 1887 with classic original details and period style, has been updated bathroom radiant heat, hickory flooring, and custom built-ins.”

12 St Mary Rd
Cambridge, MA 02139

6. 11 Walden Street, #11

11 Walden St, Cambridge, MA 02140

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

Price: $1,245,000

Size: 3-BR, 3.5-BA

Square footage: 1,790

The pitch: “This recently renovated residence in Porter Square comes with the option of an au pair for purchase.”

11 Walden St
Cambridge, MA 02140

7. 278 Huron Avenue, #2

278 Huron Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

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

Price: $1,435,000

Size: 3-BR, 3-BA

Square footage: 2,128

The pitch: “This upper duplex features dramatic and airy living space accentuated by cathedral ceilings and plentiful windows.”

278 Huron Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138