On the Market: An Antique and Modern Hybrid

Old meets new at this funky home in Cambridgeport.

Photo courtesy of LandVest, Inc.

13 Decatur Street, Cambridge
Price: $1,700,000
Size: 2,812 square feet
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 2.5

From the street, this yellow house in Cambridgeport looks like your average Colonial. Take a walk around the back, though, and you’ll see it’s anything but. Originally built in 1873, the house received a major update in 1998—Somerville-based Paul Lukez Architecture overhauled it into a contemporary masterpiece, revamping the back of the home with an ultra-mod addition.

Old meets new in the bright, open-concept rooms, and walls of windows let in abundant natural light. In the kitchen, a set of French doors leads out to the patio and gardens, where there’s specimen plantings and plenty of room for lounging. There’s also a driveway with tandem parking for two cars and a lower-level au pair suite.

For information. contact Terrence Maitland, LandVest, Inc., landvest.com.

Photo courtesy of LandVest, Inc.

Photo courtesy of LandVest, Inc.

Photo courtesy of LandVest, Inc.

Photo courtesy of LandVest, Inc.

Photo courtesy of LandVest, Inc.

Photo courtesy of LandVest, Inc.

Photo courtesy of LandVest, Inc.

Photo courtesy of LandVest, Inc.

Photo courtesy of LandVest, Inc.

Photo courtesy of LandVest, Inc.

Photo courtesy of LandVest, Inc.

Photo courtesy of LandVest, Inc.

Photo courtesy of LandVest, Inc.