Distinctive residence that feels like a single family home. Located close to Harvard Square and the Charles River, in the Riverside neighborhood. Spacious light-filled living room with vaulted ceiling and gas fireplace, as well as direct access to a secluded private patio garden. The larger dining room on the main living level is perfect for entertaining. There's also a very comfortable kitchen with double ovens and ample cabinets. The second floor is given over to a larger master bedroom suite, with walk-in closet and master bath with double vanity, soaking tub and glass-paneled shower. Two additional bedrooms and second full bath are found on the top floor. A private in-home elevator serves every floor of this home, including the lower level with bonus study, storage area and garage parking for two cars. Improvements here include new HVAC (2018) system. Enjoy easy access to Harvard University, as well as the many shops and restaurants in Harvard Square. Rare offering.