This splendid Italianate mansion,circa 1852, on a pretty side street in Harvard Square, is both grand and comfortable, at the same time. Details include coffered & cove ceilings, built-in bookcases, 6 fireplaces with lovely mantlepieces, oversized windows, many from floor to ceiling, and beautiful light throughout the house.The ceilings are very high. Large country kitchen w/ glass pantry cabinets,bookcases, cooking island, large dining area & pantry closet plus fabulous mud room with desk, closets and sink. Corner bedrooms, many w/ en-suite baths, studies, fireplaces and decks. Expansive top floor media or playroom. 2 car garage + ample parking in driveway. Home office,laundry room, half bath and extensive storage in large partially finished basement.Expansive rooms ideal for entertaining combine with comfortable spaces for daily use. All most convenient to the Cambridge Common playground, the subway, the ART, Harvard Square and Harvard University.