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’s townhouse? Let’s find out! Next up is $825,000 in different Boston neighborhoods.
We start along the L Street border between Southie’s Telegraph Hill and City Point. The penthouse at 156 L Street includes two bedrooms and two bathrooms in its 1,335 square feet. The condo comes with central air, a washer-dryer, and a private deck. The asking is $825,000 even, and the HOA fee is $200.
Unit 203 at 255 Northampton Street includes central air, a washer-dryer, and access to a shared roof deck in a 14-year-old development. The $825,000 tag and $316 HOA also covers a garage parking spot. The 1,020-square-footer includes one bedroom and one bathroom.
A 2006 conversion produced Unit 1 at 137 Salem Street, which dates from 1900. The 1,149-square-foot duplex includes two bedrooms and one and a half bathrooms as well as central air and a washer-dryer. Bonus: The exposed brick wall once served as a pizza oven. The asking is $825,000, and the HOA is $504.
Back in the South End with Unit 507 at 700 Harrison Avenue, a 746-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom with central air. The fifth-floor spread’s $825,000 tag and $401 HOA includes a garage parking spot.
Unit 104 at 45 Burnett Street is part of a one-year-old new development. The 1,308-square-foot three-bedroom, two-bathroom includes central air and a washer-dryer. The $819,000 price and the $615 HOA covers a garage parking spot, and the building has a fitness center and a shared roof deck.
Which $825,000 Boston spread would you buy?
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The penthouse at 156 L in Southie
Unit 203 at 255 Northampton in the South End
Unit 1 at 137 Salem in the North End
Unit 507 at 700 Harrison in the South End
Unit 104 at 45 Burnett in JP