6 Beds
6 Baths
8,264 SqFt
0.40 Acre Lot
17,503 Sqft Lot
Status Active
Property Type Single Family
Year Built 1893
Days on Website 208

Property Map

$8,900,000 – 8 Traill St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Street View

Courtesy of Leading Edge Real Estate, Myra von Turkovich.


Built in 1893 by the premier architectural firm of Peabody & Stearns, 8 Traill Street is a handsomely restored, estate quality Queen Anne Victorian filled with modern features. Located just off of Brattle Street in the Old Cambridge Historic District, this extraordinary home offers sixteen rooms totaling over 8,000 square feet and a flexible floor plan to suit your family’s unique needs. Sited on an over-sized 17,000 square foot lot, the property has both a rare three-car garage and ample off-street parking. Beautiful light filled rooms, nine working fireplaces, a grand period staircase with Palladian windows, and room sized baths are just some of the notable features in addition to an elegant first floor lay out that’s ideal for entertaining. State of the art systems throughout make this an historic home updated for modern living and comfort.

Property Details and Features


  • City: Cambridge
  • State: Massachusetts
  • ZIP code: 02138
  • County: Middlesex


  • Price: $8,900,000
  • Listing ID: 72446934


  • 6 bedrooms


  • 6 full bathrooms
  • Master bathroom
  • First bathroom dimensions: 10X16 feet
  • First bathroom on First floor
  • Second bathroom dimensions: 10X11 feet
  • Second bathroom on Second floor
  • Third bathroom dimensions: 11X5 feet
  • Third bathroom on First floor


  • 1893
  • 16 total rooms
  • 8,264 square feet
  • Frame
  • Victorian


  • 0.4 acres


  • Public


  • Disclosures: In The Old Cambridge Historic District:certificate Of Appropriateness Required Before Any Exterior Alterations (including Paint Color). 2019 Tax Amt Includes Residential Exempt. Current Configuration Has 2 Of The Bedrooms In Attached Rental Apt That Can Be Incorporated With Removal Of Single Doorway


  • Natural Gas
  • Tank

Energy Saving

  • Storm Windows
  • Prog. Thermostat


  • Tax ID: 417439
  • Tax year: 2019
  • Tax amount: 36348.76


  • Detached
  • Garage Door Opener
  • 3 garage spaces


  • Off-Street
  • Paved Driveway
  • 6 parking spaces


  • Basement
  • Full
  • Finished
  • Walk Out
  • Sump Pump

Master Bedroom

  • Master bedroom dimensions: 16X21 feet
  • Master bedroom on Third floor

Living Room

  • Living room dimensions: 24X14 feet
  • Living room on First floor

Dining Room

  • Dining room dimensions: 19X15 feet
  • Dining room on First floor

Family Room

  • Family room dimensions: 15X16 feet
  • Family room on First floor

Second Bedroom

  • Second bedroom dimensions: 19X14 feet
  • Second bedroom on Second floor

Third Bedroom

  • Third bedroom dimensions: 17X15 feet
  • Third bedroom on Second floor

Fourth Bedroom

  • Fourth bedroom dimensions: 12X14 feet
  • Fourth bedroom on Second floor

Fifth Bedroom

  • Fifth bedroom dimensions: 15X15 feet
  • Fifth bedroom on Second floor

Additional Rooms

  • Laundry room dimensions: 5X6 feet
  • Laundry room on First floor
  • Foyer dimensions: 14×21 feet
  • Foyer on First floor
  • Study dimensions: 14×14 feet
  • Study on First floor
  • Bathroom dimensions: 14×19 feet
  • Bathroom on Bathroom
  • Living/dining rm combo dimensions: 21×15 feet
  • Living/dining rm combo on Second floor
  • Kitchen dimensions: 12×6 feet
  • Kitchen on Second floor
  • Study dimensions: 9×15 feet
  • Study on Third floor

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