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Five Lovely Two-Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Cambridge

Featuring balconies, walk-in closets, and pet-friendly options—all still available for September 1.


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Apartment hunting in Boston is overwhelming for a whole slew of reasons—heavy competition, pricing, and spiraling out of control on Craigslist are just a few of them. So, for your convenience, we’re highlighting a few Zumper listings with one unique characteristic. This round, it’s two-bedroom units in Cambridge—because as September 1 nears, it can feel like there are no apartments left in the city, let alone pretty and centrally-located ones. But fear not!

Below, peruse five lovely two-bedroom apartments for rent in Cambridge.

201 Hamilton St., Cambridge
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1.5
Rent: $3,200 per month

Located inside of a glorious Queen Anne Victorian, this Cambridgeport apartment is lovely from the get-go. Inside, several chandeliers, high ceilings, and a cute bathroom with a checkerboard-style floor spruce up the home. Plus, there’s a walk-in closet so large, the listing says it could also serve as a “bonus room.” And out the back door, a fence and lush greenery surround a spacious patio.

950 Massachusetts Ave. #616, Cambridge
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Rent: $5,250 per month

This apartment may be nearly twice the price of the rest of these options, but it’s also the most luxurious. With 1,000+ square feet and two bathrooms, you’ll only have to see your roommate if you want to. Midway between Harvard and Central squares, this sixth floor unit comes with a large balcony, a loft for an office or storage, and a grand, curving staircase. That’s to say nothing of building amenities, such as a fitness room, swimming pool, and garage parking.

Massachusetts Ave. #2G, Cambridge
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Rent: $3,330 per month

This Mid-Cambridge units sits up in a sunny high-rise, under a half mile from the Central Square T stop, and temptingly close to yummy breakfast and dinner joints, like Mass Ave Diner and Pammy’s. Oversized windows let plenty of sunlight into the wide open (and pet-friendly) living space, furnished with parquet flooring, and featuring a stately brick fireplace.

334 Harvard St. #L2, Cambridge
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Rent: $3,790 per month

This air-conditioned unit comes fully furnished and is actually available to rent in short-term stays, too, ranging from one month to 12—but rent is cheapest when tenants opt for the full year. The furnishings are simple and sleek, providing ample storage space, a fresh open-concept layout, and a long balcony, ideal for pulling up a chair and sipping a nice nightcap.

1039 Massachusetts Ave. #201, Cambridge
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Rent: $2,755 per month

On the second floor of a bow-front apartment building, this two-bedroom unit features polished hardwood floors running throughout. Heat and hot water are included in the price of rent, which residents can pay online. No need to save up coins, either, as the in-building laundry units are card-operated. Best of all, it’s a quick stroll to Harvard Square, and a few blocks to the banks of the Charles.

Note: Although Zumper’s apartment inventory is updated in real time, these listings are not guaranteed to be available. Check in with a listing’s leasing office to confirm availability and to schedule tours.

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