It's no secret that Somerville has several apartments asking at least $5K a month. There are at least two asking a lot more than that: one you ruled decisively on yesterday; and this one at 1 Summer Street, a converted Gothic church with ceilings that, not surprisingly, soar like a phoenix rising from Arizona. The 3-BR, 3.5-BA, 4,295-square-foot triplex, in fact, has 65-foot ceilings in some places as well as, according to the listing, an "elevated wetbar" and "impeccable bathrooms" (thank I Am Who Am for that). Plus, the blurriness of the listing photos gives the apartment an almost ethereal look (anything for marketing). All it asks is $6,750 a month.
Incidentally, the building, which was the First Methodist until its conversion in 2006, has a 3-BR, 2.5-BA, 2,465-square-foot spread for sale for $915,000, one of several options in the Hub for waking up in church.
· Listing: 1 Summer Street [Zillow]
· Would You Pay $6,500 a Month to Live in Somerville? [Curbed Boston]
· Religious Conversions: Four Hub Chances to Wake Up in Church [Curbed Boston]