Luxury Home of the Week: A ‘net-zero’ Cambridge Victorian for $4.5 million

Buying Home of the Week Luxury Cambridge
60 Stearns St Cambridge MA exterior
Built in 2020, 60 Stearns St. in Cambridge produces at least as much renewable energy as it consumes. Matthew Delphenich

At first glance, you might assume 60 Stearns St. is your standard Victorian, but there are more modern amenities behind that blue-shingled exterior than meets the eye. 

According to the listing, the Cambridge property is a “net-zero,” passive home. These types of green properties produce at least as much renewable energy annually as they consume. The Stearns Street property features sought-after details (a shiplap entryway), as well as eco-friendly amenities (an electric vehicle-compatible carport in the backyard). Currier, Lane & Young of Compass put the home on the market with a $4,500,000 asking price on June 9. 

Measuring 4,191 square feet on a 0.1-acre lot, the property offers five bedrooms, five full bathrooms, and one half bath. The interior is full of clean lines and minimalist flair, with a neutral color palette punctuated by wooden details throughout. 

The 2020-build features a mudroom and family room on the first floor, as well as a kitchen with quartz countertops, stainless-steel appliances, and a waterfall-edge island. The primary suite — complete with its own deck — and two additional bedrooms make up the second floor. On the third floor, there’s a family room and a fourth bedroom with an en-suite bath.

Down on the finished lower level is a second family room that could be utilized as a fifth bedroom, as well as a full bath and an entertainment space with a wet bar boasting a marble backsplash. 

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