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What $800,000 buys around Boston now

Including in Dorchester, Roxbury, and Back Bay

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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 woman’s townhouse? Let’s find out! Next up is $800,000 in Boston.

Back Bay

Photos via A&S Realty

We start in Back Bay at 400 Marlborough Street, where Unit 2 is asking $799,900 for its one bedroom and one bathroom and 800 square feet. The duplex’s tag includes one parking space. The condo fee is $450.75.

Charlestown

Photo via Compass

Now to Charlestown, where Unit 2 at 19 Tremont Street is on sale for $799,900. It has two bedrooms and two bathrooms over its 1,288 square feet; and plenty of outdoor space as well as deeded parking. The condo fee is $525.

Dorchester

At 6 Everett Street in Dorchester, $799,000 buys Unit 1. The townhouse-style condo runs to 3,251 square feet, and contains four bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms. The tag for the four-level unit covers access to parking. The condo fee is $160.

Also in Dorchester, the new-construction Unit 303 at 85 Willow Court is asking $799,000 for its two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,376 square feet. The tag covers heated parking. The condo fee has yet to be determined.

Roxbury

We end in Roxbury, where Unit 2 at 15 Millmont Street is asking $799,000. It’s a 2,511-square-foot, three-bedroom, three-bathroom duplex with two deeded parking spots. The kitchen was renovated recently.

Poll

Which one would you buy?

This poll is closed

  • 22%
    Unit 2 at 400 Marlborough in Back Bay
    (24 votes)
  • 40%
    Unit 2 at 19 Tremont in Charlestown
    (43 votes)
  • 4%
    Unit 1 at 6 Everett in Dorchester
    (5 votes)
  • 18%
    Unit 303 at 85 Willow in Dorchester
    (19 votes)
  • 13%
    Unit 2 at 15 Millmont in Roxbury
    (14 votes)
105 votes total Vote Now