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 $700,000 in Somerville.
Unit 1 at 32 Dartmouth Street in Somerville’s Winter Hill runs to 1,033 square feet and contains two bedrooms and two bathrooms. It’s asking $699,900. Two parking spaces are included, and there’s a private storage area too. The condo fee is $200.
In the Powder House Square area, Unit 3 at 11-13 Roberts Street is asking $699,000. The 1,280-square-foot three-bedroom, two-bathroom includes a W/D and a private deck. The tag covers one deeded parking space. The fee is $197.25.
In Ward Two, right near the Cambridge line, is Unit 3 at 390 Washington Street. The top unit in a triple-decker runs to 980 square feet, and includes two bedrooms and one bathroom. It’s asking $689,000, and the condo fee is $275.
Unit 1108 at 375 Canal Street is part of the recently opened Alloy complex in Assembly Row. It’s a 712-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom; and it’s asking $689,000 after a $10,000 price-chop. The tag—and the $616 fee—grants access to amenities such as an indoor pool and a fitness center.
We end in Teele Square, where Unit 3 at 7 Russell Road is asking $679,900 for its 814 square feet, which includes two bedrooms and one bathroom. The fee is $125.
Which one would you buy?
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Unit 1 at 32 Dartmouth in Winter Hill
Unit 3 at 11-13 Roberts in Powder House Square
Unit 3 at 390 Washington in Ward Two
Unit 1 at 375 Canal in Assembly Row
Unit 3 at 7 Russell in Teele Square
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