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What $700,000 buys around Somerville now

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These newer listings include a house in Magoun Square and a snazzy one-bedroom on the Cambridge border

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.

Winter Hill

A modern kitchen in Somerville. Photos via Advise Realty
A living room in Somerville with a red couch.

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.

Magoun Square

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.

East Somerville

A sleek, empty kitchen in Somerville.
An empty living room with lots of windows in Somerville. Photos via Compass
An empty small bedroom in Somerville.
A narrow balcony in Somerville.

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.

East Somerville

A modern kitchen in Somerville leading to the living room area.
Another shot of the same kitchen. Photos via Century 21 Seaport
A living room with two couches and a bay window in Somerville.
A bedroom with a bed in Somerville.

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.

Cambridge-Somerville line

A sunny, spacious living room with a couch in Somerville.
A modern kitchen in Somerville. Photos via TCC Real Estate
A bathroom with a walk-in shower in Somerville.
A desk next to a kitchen in Somerville.

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.

Poll

Which one would you buy?

This poll is closed

  • 10%
    Unit 1 at 20 Highland in Winter Hill
    (4 votes)
  • 31%
    9 Fennell in Magoun Square
    (12 votes)
  • 5%
    Unit 302 at 163 Glen in East Somerville
    (2 votes)
  • 34%
    Unit 3 at 11 Connecticut in East Somerville
    (13 votes)
  • 18%
    Unit 707 at 9 Medford on the Cambridge line
    (7 votes)
38 votes total Vote Now