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 $950,000 in different Boston neighborhoods.
Loft time! Unit 511 at 319 A Street is an 820-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom in a building with a roof deck and bike storage. There are washer-dryer hookups too. The HOA is $980.09.
Now to the W Boston at 110 Stuart Street, where Unit 19A is asking $950,000 for its one bedroom and one bathroom over 876 square feet. An owner would have access to concierge services and a fitness center, among other amenities; and there’s central air as well as a washer-dryer. The HOA is $661.41.
A garage parking spot comes with Unit 101 at 2 Clarendon Street. The two-bedroom, two-bathroom with central air and a washer-dryer runs to 796 square feet. The HOA is $818.
Now we’re into just a shade under $950,000 with Unit 601 at 142 Commercial Street. It’s a 1,120-square-foot two-bedroom, one-bathroom with central air and access to a shared roof deck. The asking is $949,900, and the HOA is $648.
We end in one of Boston’s farthest-flung neighborhoods, where $949,900 buys an entire house—in this case, a 1,920-square-foot Tudor at 66 Crest Street with four bedrooms and one and a half bathrooms. There’s a walkup attic and a yard too.
Which $950,000 Boston home would you buy?
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Unit 511 at 319 A in Fort Point
Unit 19A at 110 Stuart in downtown
Unit 101 at 2 Clarendon in the South End
Unit 601 at 142 Commercial in the North End
66 Crest in West Roxbury