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 $800,000 in Boston’s Back Bay.
Near Charlesgate East and Beacon Street
A parking space near the building entrance comes with the 756-square-foot Unit 6B at 520 Beacon Street. It also has two bedrooms and one bathroom as well as access to a roof deck. The price is $829,000, and the HOA fee is $475.
Near Beacon Street and Mass. Ave.
The 710-square-foot Unit 22 at 479 Beacon Street comes with all new windows and a renovated kitchen. The two-bedroom, one-bathroom is asking $799,900, with an HOA fee of $304.53.
Near Mass. and Huntington aves.
A fenced-in patio, a washer-dryer, and a year of parking comes with Unit 3 at 197 Botolph Street. The 901-square-foot two-bedroom, one-bedroom is asking $799,999. The HOA fee is $281.
At Marlborough and Fairfield streets
The 730-square-foot Unit 4R at 272 Marlborough Street includes one bedroom, one bathroom, and a wood-burning fireplace. The tag for the unit in the elevator building is $779,900, and the HOA fee is $328.
At Beacon and Dartmouth streets
Unit 2 at 255 Beacon Street is asking $699,000, with an HOA fee of $313.66. The recently renovated one-bedroom, one-bathroom runs to 661 square feet.
Which one would you buy?
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Unit 6B at 520 Beacon
Unit 22 at 479 Beacon
Unit 3 at 197 Botolph
Unit 4R at 272 Marlborough
Unit 2 at 255 Beacon