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What $600,000 buys around Watertown right now

Including a Cape Cod and a condo with three parking spots

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! This week it’s $600,000 in Watertown.

The 2,000-square-foot Unit 12 at 12 Vivian Drive in Watertown Square includes four bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms. The $599,900 tag includes two parking spaces and a fenced-in yard. The condo fee is $150.

Unit 3 at 76 Hovey Street is also in the Watertown Square area and is also asking $599,900. It runs to 2,212 square feet and includes multiple levels with three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms total. The price also covers two garaged parking spaces.

Another Watertown Square-area number, the Cape Cod at 41 Charles Street is asking $595,000. The 1,163-square-foot three-bedroom, one-bathroom includes a new driveway.

Unit 602 at 151 Coolidge Avenue near the Cambridge border and the Charles River runs to 1,290 square feet, and contains two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The $595,000 tag includes garaged parking and access to a pool. The condo fee is $500.14.

We end in Watertown Square, where Unit 1 at 20 Chester Street is asking $589,000 for its 1,306 square feet, two bedrooms, and one bathroom—and three parking spots, one of them garaged. The condo fee is to be determined.


Which Watertown number would you buy?

This poll is closed

  • 7%
    Unit 12 at 12 Vivian
    (2 votes)
  • 7%
    Unit 3 at 76 Hovey
    (2 votes)
  • 25%
    41 Charles
    (7 votes)
  • 14%
    Unit 602 at 151 Coolidge
    (4 votes)
  • 46%
    Unit 1 at 20 Chester
    (13 votes)
28 votes total Vote Now