North Cambridge is often referred to as Area 11 by local residents. This neighborhood is located on the northernmost edge of Cambridge and is surrounded by the towns of Arlington Somerville, and Belmont. It is a small neighborhood with about 11,000 residents living in a variety of housing styles.
Housing ranges from quaint single family residents on magnificently tree lined streets to ultra-luxury apartments in large high-rise settings. Access to public transportation is abundant. On the southwestern edge of the community residents have access to the Red Line, bus station and commuter rail. On the western side of the community, near the commercial district, residents also have a Red Line station available.
One of the newest luxury apartment communities in the area is the Vox on Two Cambridge development. This luxury complex offers some of the finest amenities that you will find in the Cambridge area. The multi-storied complex is filled with oversized apartments ranging from studio sized to two bedroom-two bathroom residences.
The Vox on Two is a green apartment complex using the latest technologies to conserve energy, promote green living, and help the surrounding environment. As an additional bonus, Vox on Two is a smoke-free community. Each of these wonderful apartments has a spa-designed bathroom, granite countertops in the kitchen and a gourmet kitchen. Additional amenities include a pool area, a fitness center, and spacious outdoor areas for entertaining.
North Cambridge is a very diverse area. The commercial district of this neighborhood has a large variety of shops, eateries, and entertainment venues. Many of the offices are filled with high tech companies and pharmaceutical offices due to the proximity of MIT and Harvard. The large luxury apartments and hotels are near this district as well. The other side of North Cambridge is filled with beautiful homes on tree lined streets that is filled with small town charm.
Demand for housing in this area is very high. Apartments fill quickly and when homes become available for sale, the sell fast. This is why so many developers have come into this area and decided to create these modern luxury apartment communities to help fill the demand for housing.
Living In North Cambridge
Residents in North Cambridge use the rail system and the subway to maneuver through Cambridge an Boston. Zip cars are available in certain areas for a fee, but most people opt for public transportation. Parking can be a little difficult in some areas which is why their fabulous public transportation system a true gift to residents.
North Cambridge is a very prosperous area and businesses are thriving. Many people have come to this area just for this reason. Others have chosen North Cambridge due to its location near the universities and Boston.
North Cambridge is a very friendly community that has not lost its charm over time. Even as newer developments come into the area, North Cambridge retains its personality. In fact, it is these new developments like Vox on Two that increases the desirability of wanting to live in this area.