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Weekend open house tour: Under $1 million in Cambridge

A mixed bag of housing available in the People's Republic

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It seems as if Cambridge is on the cusp of a serious development wave. This rush will very likely include one of the most anticipated development projects in the country in Kendall Square as well as the more modest redevelopment of the Out of Town News kiosk in Harvard Square.

And, while there are super-expensive areas of this busy, busy Cambridge, there are still pockets where it's not too difficult to find listings for under $1M mark.

This week's open house tour takes you to a fixer-upper in Inman Square, a single-family in Davis Square, and a quintessential triple-decker in North Cambridge.

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1. 30 Whittemore Avenue, #30

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30 Whittemore Ave
Cambridge, MA 02140
Open house: Sunday, 12-1 p.m.
Price: $949,000
Size: 3-BR, 3.5-BA
Square footage: 1,639
The pitch: “Property features spacious comfy living room, modern kitchen, three good sized bedrooms. Two rooms on the lower level can be study, exercise room or play room.”

2. 115 Inman Street

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115 Inman St
Cambridge, MA 02139
Open house: Saturday, 12-1:30 p.m., Sunday, 12-2 p.m.
Price: $899,900
Size: 5-BR, 2-BA
Square footage: 2,200
The pitch: “Turn of the century attached single family home awaiting renovation and your personal touches.”

3. 29 Highland Avenue, #2

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29 Highland Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139
Open house: Saturday, 12:30-2 p.m., Sunday, 12:30-2 p.m.
Price: $825,000
Size: 2-BR, 2-BA
Square footage: 974
The pitch: “ No details were spared in this elegantly renovated condominium, the craftsmanship is top of the line.”

4. 51 Harvey Street

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51 Harvey St
Cambridge, MA 02140
Open house: Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Price: $684,900
Size: 3-BR, 2-BA
Square footage: 1,348
The pitch: “Antique single family home c.1880 on two levels with small ‘city yard’.”

5. 7 Marcella Street, #1

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7 Marcella St
Cambridge, MA 02141
Open house: Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m.
Price: $559,900
Size: 2-BR, 1-BA
Square footage: 860
The pitch: “Newly renovated two-bedroom condo with sunny living room, large eat-in kitchen with brand new stainless steel appliances and quartz countertops, and brand new bathroom.”

6. 21 Washburn Avenue, #3

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21 Washburn Ave
Cambridge, MA 02140
Open house: Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Price: $550,000
Size: 2-BR, 1.5-BA
Square footage: 1,030
The pitch: “The living room and dining room share an open floor plan and have high ceilings, deep baseboards and a lovely built-in china cabinet that is original to the unit.”

7. 34-36 Bigelow Street, #6

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36 Bigelow St
Cambridge, MA 02139
Open house: Saturday, 12-1:30 p.m., Sunday, 12-1:30 p.m.
Price: $365,000
Size: 1-BR, 1-BA
Square footage: 400
The pitch: “On the second floor of a 7-unit association, this unit has an open living/dining/kitchen area anchored by a wood stove.”

1. 30 Whittemore Avenue, #30

30 Whittemore Ave, Cambridge, MA 02140
Open house: Sunday, 12-1 p.m.
Price: $949,000
Size: 3-BR, 3.5-BA
Square footage: 1,639
The pitch: “Property features spacious comfy living room, modern kitchen, three good sized bedrooms. Two rooms on the lower level can be study, exercise room or play room.”
30 Whittemore Ave
Cambridge, MA 02140

2. 115 Inman Street

115 Inman St, Cambridge, MA 02139
Open house: Saturday, 12-1:30 p.m., Sunday, 12-2 p.m.
Price: $899,900
Size: 5-BR, 2-BA
Square footage: 2,200
The pitch: “Turn of the century attached single family home awaiting renovation and your personal touches.”
115 Inman St
Cambridge, MA 02139

3. 29 Highland Avenue, #2

29 Highland Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139
Open house: Saturday, 12:30-2 p.m., Sunday, 12:30-2 p.m.
Price: $825,000
Size: 2-BR, 2-BA
Square footage: 974
The pitch: “ No details were spared in this elegantly renovated condominium, the craftsmanship is top of the line.”
29 Highland Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139

4. 51 Harvey Street

51 Harvey St, Cambridge, MA 02140
Open house: Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Price: $684,900
Size: 3-BR, 2-BA
Square footage: 1,348
The pitch: “Antique single family home c.1880 on two levels with small ‘city yard’.”
51 Harvey St
Cambridge, MA 02140

5. 7 Marcella Street, #1

7 Marcella St, Cambridge, MA 02141
Open house: Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m.
Price: $559,900
Size: 2-BR, 1-BA
Square footage: 860
The pitch: “Newly renovated two-bedroom condo with sunny living room, large eat-in kitchen with brand new stainless steel appliances and quartz countertops, and brand new bathroom.”
7 Marcella St
Cambridge, MA 02141

6. 21 Washburn Avenue, #3

21 Washburn Ave, Cambridge, MA 02140
Open house: Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Price: $550,000
Size: 2-BR, 1.5-BA
Square footage: 1,030
The pitch: “The living room and dining room share an open floor plan and have high ceilings, deep baseboards and a lovely built-in china cabinet that is original to the unit.”
21 Washburn Ave
Cambridge, MA 02140

7. 34-36 Bigelow Street, #6

36 Bigelow St, Cambridge, MA 02139
Open house: Saturday, 12-1:30 p.m., Sunday, 12-1:30 p.m.
Price: $365,000
Size: 1-BR, 1-BA
Square footage: 400
The pitch: “On the second floor of a 7-unit association, this unit has an open living/dining/kitchen area anchored by a wood stove.”
36 Bigelow St
Cambridge, MA 02139