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 $850,000 in Boston.
Unit 2 at 339 West Third Street in South Boston runs to 1,413 square feet, and has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The duplex includes a laundry room as well as a private deck and access to a shared yard. The price is $850,000 even, and the condo fee is $188.
In Fenway, Unit 15 at 452 Park Drive is asking $850,000 for its 990 square feet, its two bedrooms, and its one bathroom. It has window AC, and the condo fee is a rather precise $497.02.
Unit 3 at the new-construction 167 Poplar Street in Roslindale wants $849,900 for its 2,034 square feet, its three bedrooms, and its two bathrooms. The duplex’s price and the $336.08 condo fee covers two assigned off-street parking spaces.
The complex at 45 Burnett Street in JP is another new-construction project. Its Unit 104 is asking $849,000 for its 1,282 square feet, three bedrooms, and two bathrooms. It comes with garage parking. The condo fee is $585.
We end in the South End, where Unit 5 at 487 Massachusetts Avenue is asking $849,000. The 964-square-foot two-bedroom, one-bathroom includes a 256-square-foot deck. The asking is $849,000, and the condo fee is $436.20.
Which one would you buy?
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Unit 2 at 339 West Third in Southie
Unit 15 at 452 Park in Fenway
Unit 3 at 167 Poplar in Roslindale
Unit 104 at 45 Burnett in JP
Unit 4 at 487 Mass. Ave. in the South End