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 $700,000 in Somerville.
The 1,284-square-foot Unit 1 at 20 Highland Avenue contains two bedrooms and two bathrooms, and is near a future Green Line stop. There is parking for three too. The price is $699,999, and the condo fee is $200.
The five-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bathroom house at 9 Fennell Street runs to 1,352 square feet and can fit about three cars in its driveway. It’s asking $699,000.
Unit 302 at 163 Glen Street is part of a new-construction development near another future Green Line stop. It runs to 1,200 square feet, and includes two bedrooms and one bathroom. The condo comes with a deeded parking space and in-unit laundry too. The asking is $689,900 and the condo fee is $225.
The 1,213-square-foot Unit 3 at 11 Connecticut Avenue near Assembly Square has two bedrooms and two bathrooms as well as a backyard and an off-street parking spot. The asking is $679,000 and the condo fee is $150.
Unit 707 in 9 Medford Street is part of a recent conversion near the border with Cambridge. The 812-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom includes a washer-dryer and a deeded parking spot. The asking is $676,000 and the condo fee is $597.
Which one would you buy?
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Unit 1 at 20 Highland in Winter Hill
9 Fennell in Magoun Square
Unit 302 at 163 Glen in East Somerville
Unit 3 at 11 Connecticut in East Somerville
Unit 707 at 9 Medford on the Cambridge line