On a lovely residential street in Union Sq, this beautiful unit occupies the upper two floors of a renovated Victorian. The foyer, replete with period details, leads upstairs to a surprisingly contemporary, bright layout, with a large open plan living/dining area, gas fp, and french door to private front porch. At the rear is a bedroom (used as study) and to the right are the chef's kitchen, laundry, and full bath. On the top fl, there is a large, open office area with shelving and built-in desk on the left and a full tiled bath with spa bath to the right. Both bedrooms open into the study area. The master bedroom, with custom cabinetry and walk-in closet, opens onto the private roof deck. Split system central air on 2nd fl. Private driveway. Steps to dog park, Union Sq. shops and nightlife, several bus routes (CT2, 85), and future Green Line subway stop. Easy commute to Kendall Sq., MIT, Harvard, and Tufts, by foot, bike, or T. Quick access to Routes 93, 95, 2, 16, 38, 28, and Logan.