This unique 8 bedroom, 3 bathroom two family is filled with charm and character. Stroll through the wrought iron gate onto the manicured grounds that will lead you to the front entrance. This yard is easily maintained with an irrigation system installed and plenty of off street parking. The 1st floor is complete with central air, stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, beautiful hardwood floors and 2 working fireplaces. The second unit has 2 floors of living area and holds 6 oversized bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 2 more working fireplaces and plenty of space to spread out and work from home. Rare commercial office space potential due to C-1 zoning. This home is a central point to Inman Square, Harvard Square, Harvard University, MIT, public transportation, Starbucks, Whole Foods, coffee shops, pubs, cafe's and more. As the new owner, you will be submerged in an area rich with history, art and music and not far from many major biotech and pharmaceutical companies.