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What $550,000 buys around Boston now

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Newer listings include a house in Hyde Park and condos in Beacon Hill and Charlestown

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 $550,000 in Boston.

Hyde Park

A side yard in Hyde Park.
A kitchen with a stone fireplace in Hyde Park.
A kitchen in Hyde Park. Photos via Melanie Daye
A living room in Hyde Park.

The 1,923-square-foot colonial at 66 Davison Street comes with three bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, and a shed out back. There is also a sizable yard.

Roslindale

A new kitchen in Roslindale.
A living room in Roslindale.
An empty bedroom in Roslindale. Photos via Steven Musto
A new bathroom in Roslindale.

Unit 2 at 47 Metropolitan Avenue is part of the renovation of a two-family property. It has three bedrooms and two bathrooms, and it runs to $1,400 square feet. The condo fee is $235.

East Boston

A rendering of a new studio in East Boston.
A rendering of a new studio in East Boston. Renderings via Jessica Jacklitsch

Occupancy for Unit 408 at the new 45 Lewis Street is slated for summer 2020. It’s a studio that runs to 513 square feet. The condo fee is $412, and it covers access to amenities such as a fitness center.

Charlestown

Amenities are part of the deal as well with Unit 4403 at 42 Eighth Street. The 699-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom’s $549,999 tag and $590 condo fee grant access to a fitness center, pool, and other perks. The price also covers a parking space.

Beacon Hill

Unit 2 at 8 Lindall Place runs to 534 square feet, and includes one bedroom and one bathroom. It’s asking $549,900, with a condo fee of $188. The unit includes with a washer-dryer.

Poll

Which one would you buy?

This poll is closed

  • 15%
    66 Davison in Hyde Park
    (17 votes)
  • 9%
    Unit 2 at 47 Metropolitan in Roslindale
    (10 votes)
  • 21%
    Unit 408 at 45 Lewis in East Boston
    (23 votes)
  • 15%
    Unit 4403 at 42 Eighth in Charlestown
    (17 votes)
  • 38%
    Unit 2 at 8 Lindall in Beacon Hill
    (42 votes)
109 votes total Vote Now