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What $600,000 buys around Medford now

Including in Wellington, South Medford, and West Medford

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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 $600,000 in Medford.


Photos via Gibson Sotheby’s

Unit 1 at 244 Central Avenue went up last year as part of a new development. It’s 1,272 square feet, and has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The asking is $599,900 and the condo fee is $200. The unit comes with deeded off-street parking.

South Medford

Photos via Metro Realty

The 1,323-square-foot Unit 2 at 11 Hicks Avenue includes three bedrooms and one bathroom. It’s asking $599,900 as well, and includes an assigned off-street parking spot. The condo fee is not available.

Photos via U3 Realty LLC

Also in South Medford, Unit 3 at 19 Wright Avenue runs to 1,139 square feet and includes two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The $599,000 tag—and the $200 fee—cover a tandem parking space in a shared driveway.


The 1,576-square-foot house at 114 Second Street is being presented as a fixer-upper for $575,000. There are one and a half bathrooms and the potential for four bedrooms.

West Medford

Photos via Redfin

Unit 27 at 27 Wolcott Park is asking $559,900. It includes two deeded off-street parking spaces, plus two bathrooms, three bedrooms, and 1,206 square feet. The condo fee is $150.


Which Medford spread would you buy?

This poll is closed

  • 12%
    Unit 1 at 244 Central in Glenwood
    (6 votes)
  • 12%
    Unit 2 at 11 Hicks in South Medford
    (6 votes)
  • 4%
    Unit 3 at 19 Wright in South Medford
    (2 votes)
  • 19%
    114 Second Street in Wellington
    (9 votes)
  • 51%
    Unit 27 at 27 Wolcott in West Medford
    (24 votes)
47 votes total Vote Now