Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a weekly column that explores what one can rent or buy for a set dollar amount (or thereabouts) in the Boston area. Is one woman’s studio another woman’s townhouse? Let’s find out! Today, the magic number is $800,000 in Somerville.
Unit 2 at 84 Flint Street in East Somerville runs to 1,797 square feet and is asking $800,000 on the nose. It’s a two-bedroom, two-bathroom with private space out back and two parking spaces. The condo fee is $150.
Unit 210 at 353 Summer Street is part of a 29-unit development in Davis Square that is expected to open in January. The one-bedroom, two-bathroom runs to 1,100 square feet and is asking $799,900. The tag covers garage parking. The condo fee is $587.73.
Back to East Somerville, where Unit 6 at 132 Perkins Street is asking $799,900 for its 1,433 square feet, its two bedrooms, and its two and a half bathrooms. The tag covers one off-street parking space. The condo fee is $150.
In Powder House Square, the townhouse-like condo at 91 Winslow Avenue is asking $789,000. The three-story, 1,192-square-foot three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom comes with garage parking and a patio. The condo fee is $515.70.
We end just south of Somerville’s border with Medford. There, Unit 3 at 640 Mystic Avenue is asking $799,900. The townhouse-like condo is part of a new development; and its 1,489 square feet contain three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms. Two garage parking spaces are included, and the condo fee is $187.
Which one would you buy?
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Unit 2 at 84 Flint in East Somerville
Unit 210 at 353 Summer in Davis
Unit 6 at 132 Perkins in East Somerville
91 Winslow in Powder House Square
Unit 3 at 640 Mystic near Medford
Note: Photos via listings and listing brokers, which are linked to where possible.