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What $825,000 buys around Boston now

Including in Roxbury, South Boston, and Charlestown

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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 $825,000 in Boston.

The West End

Photos via TCC Real Estate

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.

Charlestown

Photos via Steven Cohen

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.

South Boston

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.

Downtown

Photos via Onnelly Parslow

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.

Roxbury

Photos via Nick Spagnola

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.

Poll

Which home would you buy?

This poll is closed

  • 8%
    Unit 5P at 100 Lovejoy in the West End
    (6 votes)
  • 11%
    Unit 3517 at 42 Eighth in Charlestown
    (8 votes)
  • 18%
    Unit 4E at 488 Dorchester in South Boston
    (13 votes)
  • 31%
    Unit 3C at 107 South in downtown
    (23 votes)
  • 30%
    37R Juniper in Roxbury
    (22 votes)
72 votes total Vote Now