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 $875,000 in different Boston neighborhoods.
For starters, an even $875,000 buys a 513-square-foot studio in the newish EchelonSeaport, a full-service building with amenities that include an indoor half-basketball court and a pool. The HOA for Unit 1221 at 133 Seaport Boulevard fee is $532, and the unit comes with one garage parking spot.
Unit 3 at 14 Sullivan Street is a duplex penthouse with a direct-access garage parking space. The two-bedroom, two-bathroom runs to 1,085 square feet, and includes central air as well as a small deck. The tag is $875,000, and the HOA is $233.
Now to just below $875K. Unit 302 at 121 Portland Street, a full-service building dating from 2017, is asking $874,999. It’s 942 square feet, and includes one bedroom and one and a half bathrooms. There’s central air, and the HOA is $589.
The North End is one of the best neighborhoods in Boston for finding a loft, and Unit 9 at 57 Fulton Street showcases that. The 1,154-square-footer is a capacious affair, with high wood-beamed ceilings and plenty of exposed brick in a building dating from 1850. It’s asking $864,000, and the HOA is $530.
Unit 5 at 5 Mohawk Street, a five-unit development in Southie’s Andrew Square area, includes two bedrooms and two bathrooms in its 1,139 square feet. It has central air and a washer-dryer, and it comes with one garage parking space. The asking is $859,900, and the HOA is $257.
Which Boston spread would you buy?
This poll is closed
Unit 1221 at 133 Seaport in the Seaport
Unit 3 at 14 Sullivan in Charlestown
Unit 302 at 121 Portland in Downtown
Unit 9 at 57 Fulton in the North End
Unit 5 at 5 Mohawk in Southie