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 $825,000 in Boston.
Unit 5P at 100 Lovejoy Wharf is asking the rather precise $825,128 for its 748 square feet, one bedroom, and one bathroom. The tag and the $786 condo fee include access to building amenities such as a fitness center and 24/7 concierge.
The triplex penthouse that is Unit 3517 at 42 Eighth Street runs to 1,381 square feet and has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. It has its own roof deck, and the tag—$825,000 even—and the condo fee of $960.87 cover garage parking and access to amenities such as a fitness center and 24/7 concierge.
Unit 4E at 488 Dorchester Avenue is another penthouse. It runs to 1,050 square feet, and also has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. There’s one garaged parking space and a fitness center in the building. The tag is $820,000, and the fee is $347.73.
Unit 3C at 107 South Street in downtown’s Leather District includes some serious built-in shelves. The 1,240-square-foot loft includes one bedroom and one bathroom. There’s also a decommissioned freight elevator that serves as a room. The tag is $819,000 and the fee is $321.61.
The newly built townhouse at 37R Juniper Street includes four bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms. The 2,052-square-foot spread also comes with two parking spaces. It’s retailing for $818,000, with a fee of $215.53.
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Unit 5P at 100 Lovejoy in the West End
Unit 3517 at 42 Eighth in Charlestown
Unit 4E at 488 Dorchester in South Boston
Unit 3C at 107 South in downtown
37R Juniper in Roxbury