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On the Market: A Spacious Somerville Condo That Was Once a Church

It answers house-hunting prayers with its private patio and garage, ample storage space, and party-friendly great room with an elevated lounge.


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7 Park Avenue #1, Somerville
Price: $1,795,000
Size: 3,522 square feet
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 3 full

Looking for a city home with space, great amenities, and just a little bit of charm? Well, your prayers have been answered. Here’s a place in Davis Square with a private garage, outdoor space,  and a great backstory to boot. With its crisp, contemporary design—high ceilings, stainless-steel kitchen appliances, stone counters, and polished wood floors—you’d probably never guess that this Somerville condo has such a unique history: It was once used as a church, according to listing agent Thalia Tringo, who says it was a meeting place for Irish Protestants.

Besides the interesting backstory, urbanites will appreciate everything else that comes with this condo: It’s spacious (we’re talking three bedrooms and plenty of storage space for your winter clothes) and it puts you in the heart of ever-bustling Davis Square while also offering a private escape in the form of a fenced-in patio. The condo interior, meanwhile, boasts an open layout with everything from office space—to accommodate your new work-from-home setup—to a distinct lounge area overlooking the fireplace-equipped great room, where you can enjoy a cocktail when the work day is done.

“It has the kind of layout buyers are always telling me they’re looking for,” Tringo says. “It’s a giant, cavernous living space that has a couple different levels to it so you’ve got multiple areas where you can live, work, and entertain.”

Perfect for a family in the city or even downsizing suburbanites, this condo offers two bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms; the third bedroom is just down the hall from another full bathroom. New owners of this home will also find a large dining room, a sleek kitchen with a breakfast area, and several closets for storage in addition to a basement storage unit. Finally, you’ll also have interior access to a private garage bay which will make bringing in groceries that much easier. Can I get an amen to that?

For more information, contact Thalia Tringo, Thalia Tringo & Associates Real Estate, ttringo.com.

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