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Roxbury open house tour: 6 options for under $500,000

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Bounded by the South End, Dorchester, and Mission Hill, Roxbury is one of the more affordable options in Boston.

This week, in fact, we explore options that range from $350,000 to $500,000. Considering that these options have been recently renovated or constructed, all you need to do is move in. Ready?

Note: All photos via listing brokers, who are linked to where possible.

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1. 81 Westminster Avenue, #H

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81 Westminster Ave
Boston, MA 02119

Open house: Sunday, 12-1:30 p.m.

Price: $399,000

Size: 2-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 1,259

The pitch: “This unit has a spacious open layout, high ceilings with custom moldings, and oversized windows.”

2. 176 Humboldt Avenue, #5

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176 Humboldt Ave
Boston, MA 02121

Open house: Sunday, 12-1:30 p.m.

Price: $499,000

Size: 3-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 1,291

The pitch: “Brand-new construction features custom cabinetry, surround sound systems. And central air.”

3. 176 Humboldt Avenue, #7

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176 Humboldt Ave
Boston, MA 02121

Open house: Sunday, 12-1:30 p.m.

Price: $479,000

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 958

The pitch: “This new development offers a community room and common gym space.”

4. 18 Gaston Street, #1

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18 Gaston St
Boston, MA 02121

Open house: Saturday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Price: $347,979

Size: 2-BR, 2.5-BA

Square footage: 1,096

The pitch: “This property has a spacious layout over two floors, with a bonus room on the lower level.”

5. 92 Lawrence Avenue, #1

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92 Lawrence Ave
Boston, MA 02121

Open house: Saturday, 12-1 p.m.; Sunday, 12-1 p.m.

Price: $485,000

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 1,400

The pitch: “This condo is located in a 19th century brownstone and has been gut renovated to preserve exposed brick walls and hardwood floors in an open concept floor plan.”

6. 16 E Cottage Street, #1

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16 E Cottage St
Boston, MA 02125

Open house: Sunday, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Price: $449,000

Size: 2-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 1,0000

The pitch: “This unit features two bedrooms, a large master bedroom closet, and extra storage in the basement.”

1. 81 Westminster Avenue, #H

81 Westminster Ave, Boston, MA 02119

Open house: Sunday, 12-1:30 p.m.

Price: $399,000

Size: 2-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 1,259

The pitch: “This unit has a spacious open layout, high ceilings with custom moldings, and oversized windows.”

81 Westminster Ave
Boston, MA 02119

2. 176 Humboldt Avenue, #5

176 Humboldt Ave, Boston, MA 02121

Open house: Sunday, 12-1:30 p.m.

Price: $499,000

Size: 3-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 1,291

The pitch: “Brand-new construction features custom cabinetry, surround sound systems. And central air.”

176 Humboldt Ave
Boston, MA 02121

3. 176 Humboldt Avenue, #7

176 Humboldt Ave, Boston, MA 02121

Open house: Sunday, 12-1:30 p.m.

Price: $479,000

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 958

The pitch: “This new development offers a community room and common gym space.”

176 Humboldt Ave
Boston, MA 02121

4. 18 Gaston Street, #1

18 Gaston St, Boston, MA 02121

Open house: Saturday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Price: $347,979

Size: 2-BR, 2.5-BA

Square footage: 1,096

The pitch: “This property has a spacious layout over two floors, with a bonus room on the lower level.”

18 Gaston St
Boston, MA 02121

5. 92 Lawrence Avenue, #1

92 Lawrence Ave, Boston, MA 02121

Open house: Saturday, 12-1 p.m.; Sunday, 12-1 p.m.

Price: $485,000

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 1,400

The pitch: “This condo is located in a 19th century brownstone and has been gut renovated to preserve exposed brick walls and hardwood floors in an open concept floor plan.”

92 Lawrence Ave
Boston, MA 02121

6. 16 E Cottage Street, #1

16 E Cottage St, Boston, MA 02125

Open house: Sunday, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Price: $449,000

Size: 2-BR, 1-BA

Square footage: 1,0000

The pitch: “This unit features two bedrooms, a large master bedroom closet, and extra storage in the basement.”

16 E Cottage St
Boston, MA 02125