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 Somerville.
The 1,489-square-foot townhouse-like Unit 3 at 640 Mystic Avenue went up in 2018, and contains three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms. The $799,900 tag also includes two garaged parking spots. The condo fee is $187.
The two-bedroom, two-bathroom Unit 15 at 15 Illinois Avenue runs to 1,625 square feet, and the $799,900 price includes one parking spot. The condo fee is $150.
Unit 1 at 36-1 Fenwick Street is a 1,760-square-foot duplex with three bedrooms and three bathrooms. The $799,900 tag covers a tandem parking spot and a private patio. The condo fee is unavailable.
In the Davis Square area near the Cambridge border, Unit 4 at 30 Howard Street is asking $799,000 for its one bedroom, one bathroom, and 889 square feet. The price covers one garaged parking space too. The condo fee is $433.
Unit 1 at 331 Beacon Street is in the Porter Square area and also near the Cambridge border. It runs to 1,430 square feet, and includes three bedrooms as well as two and a half bathrooms. The asking is $798,000. The condo fee is $125. Two parking spots come with the unit.
Which would you buy?
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Unit 3 at 640 Mystic in Ten Hills
Unit 15 at 15 Illinois in East Somerville
Unit 1 at 36-1 Fenwick in Ten Hills
Unit 4 at 30 Howard in Davis Square
Unit 1 at 331 Beacon in Porter Square