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What $600,000 buys around Quincy now

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The sum definitely commands an entire house as these listings in Adams Shore, West Quincy, Quincy Center, and elsewhere prove

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a regular 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’s townhouse? Let’s find out! Next up is $600,000 in Quincy, Boston’s neighbor to the south.

Adams Shore

The three-level ranch at 96 Albatross Road runs to 1,658 square feet and includes three bedrooms as well as one and a half bathrooms. There’s a two-car garage, too, and central AC. The asking is $599,900.

West Quincy

The garrison colonial at 3 Emerald Street near the Milton-Quincy line has three levels too. There are three bedrooms and one and a half bathrooms in its 1,797 square feet. The tag is $599,900.

Adams Shore

A large front porch with a bench and a table with a flower pot on it.
An entry foyer with an enclosed radiator.
A living room with a couch and a coffee table. Photos via Compass
A sizable kitchen with counters on both sides.

Another Adams Shore number, 47 Pelican Road is a colonial that runs to 1,912 square feet and includes four bedrooms. There are two bathrooms as well, both of which have been renovated. The asking here is also $599,900.

North Quincy

A view of a two-story house with a large deck on the second floor.
A kitchen with a big column in the middle.
An empty living room just beyond closed front door. Photos via Re/Max Realty Pros
Closed french doors with a beach just beyond them.

A second-floor deck with water views caps the colonial at 639 Quincy Shore Drive. The 1,656-square-foot house includes three bedrooms and one and a half bathrooms too. The asking is $599,900.

Quincy Center

A modern kitchen with counters on either side.
A spacious living room with a couch and a chair.
An airy dining room with a table and chairs. Photos via Keller Williams
A bedroom with a bed and a window.

Now to a newly built condo. Unit 12 at 18 Johnson Avenue includes two bedrooms and two bathrooms in its 1,293 square feet. The unit has laundry capacity and central air, and a garage parking space is available for $30,000 extra. The tag is $599,000, and the condo fee is $340.

Poll

Which one would you buy?

This poll is closed

  • 35%
    96 Albatross in Adams Shore
    (16 votes)
  • 8%
    3 Emerald in West Quincy
    (4 votes)
  • 13%
    47 Pelican in Adams Shore
    (6 votes)
  • 26%
    639 Quincy Shore in North Quincy
    (12 votes)
  • 15%
    Unit 12 at 18 Johnson in North Quincy
    (7 votes)
45 votes total Vote Now