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8 Somerville open houses for under $1 million, mapped

These homes—most gut-renovations or ground-up developments—showcase the city’s changes

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Spread out over Somerville’s many squares, this end-of-the-year tour takes us to everything from new ground-up buildings to gut-renovated condos. In that, this weekend’s tour showcases just a small sampling of the activity that’s swept Somerville the past few years. See for yourself.

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1. 47 Electric Avenue, #2

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47 Electric Ave
Somerville, MA 02144

Open house: Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Price: $799,900

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 1,000

The pitch: “Located in Davis Square, This condo has been designed with contemporary details such as custom geometric backsplash, quartz countertops, and a rainfall shower and soaking tub in the master suite.”

2. 36 Trull Street, #1

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36 Trull St
Somerville, MA 02145

Open house: Saturday, 2-3:40 p.m.

Price: $784,900

Size: 3-BR, 3-BA

Square footage: 1,584 

The pitch: “Close to Magoun Square, this condo was recently renovated to feature high-end appliances in the kitchen and boxed beamed ceilings throughout and recently reduced its price.”

3. 32 Jackson Road, #A

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32 Jackson Rd
Somerville, MA 02145

Open house: Sunday, 1-2 p.m.

Price: $999,000

Size: 3-BR, 2.5-BA

Square footage: 2,393 

The pitch: “Recently reduced, this condo spreads out over two levels and features a large private outdoor deck with a second entrance.”

4. 119 Highland Avenue, #A

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119 Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02143

Open house: Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Sunday, 12-1:30 p.m.

Price: $999,900

Size: 3-BR, 3.5-BA

Square footage: 2,108

The pitch: “Gutted down to the studs, this townhouse has a custom chef’s kitchen with breakfast island, stone fireplace in the living room, and a lower level movie theater with built-in surround sound.”

5. 12 Glen Street, #12

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12 Glen St
Somerville, MA 02145

Open house: Saturday, 1-2:30 p.m.; Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m.

Price: $889,900

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 1,738 

The pitch: “Located between Assembly and Union Square, this new construction penthouse unit has unique features including the custom-built gas fireplace using the original restored wood beams, kitchen island with waterfall edge, and a large walk-in shower in the master suite.”

6. 260 Beacon Street, #204

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260 Beacon St
Somerville, MA 02143

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

Price: $989,000

Size: 2-BR, 2.5-BA

Square footage: 1,473 

The pitch: “Situated along Somerville’s Beacon Bike Corridor, this unit in a new boutique mid-rise has two levels, a study, and private deck.”

7. 390 Washington Street, #2

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390 Washington St
Somerville, MA 02143

Open House: Sunday, 11:30-1:00 p.m.

Price: $669,900

Size: 2-BR, 1-BA

Square Footage: 770 

The Pitch: “Centrally located between Harvard, Union, Inman, and Porter Squares, this unit in s triple-decker home has an open living, dining, and kitchen are with oak floors, wainscotting, and decorative fireplace.”

Note: Photos via listing brokers or brokerages, which are linked to where possible.

8. 9 Medford Street, #601

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9 Medford St
Somerville, MA 02143

Open house: Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; Sunday, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Price: $939,000

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 1,118 

The pitch: “This residence on the Cambridge/Somerville line features concrete floors, exposed ductwork, an open-style kitchen with quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, in-unit washer and dryer, parking, the high ceilings, and large windows.”

1. 47 Electric Avenue, #2

47 Electric Ave, Somerville, MA 02144

Open house: Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Price: $799,900

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 1,000

The pitch: “Located in Davis Square, This condo has been designed with contemporary details such as custom geometric backsplash, quartz countertops, and a rainfall shower and soaking tub in the master suite.”

47 Electric Ave
Somerville, MA 02144

2. 36 Trull Street, #1

36 Trull St, Somerville, MA 02145

Open house: Saturday, 2-3:40 p.m.

Price: $784,900

Size: 3-BR, 3-BA

Square footage: 1,584 

The pitch: “Close to Magoun Square, this condo was recently renovated to feature high-end appliances in the kitchen and boxed beamed ceilings throughout and recently reduced its price.”

36 Trull St
Somerville, MA 02145

3. 32 Jackson Road, #A

32 Jackson Rd, Somerville, MA 02145

Open house: Sunday, 1-2 p.m.

Price: $999,000

Size: 3-BR, 2.5-BA

Square footage: 2,393 

The pitch: “Recently reduced, this condo spreads out over two levels and features a large private outdoor deck with a second entrance.”

32 Jackson Rd
Somerville, MA 02145

4. 119 Highland Avenue, #A

119 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02143

Open house: Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Sunday, 12-1:30 p.m.

Price: $999,900

Size: 3-BR, 3.5-BA

Square footage: 2,108

The pitch: “Gutted down to the studs, this townhouse has a custom chef’s kitchen with breakfast island, stone fireplace in the living room, and a lower level movie theater with built-in surround sound.”

119 Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02143

5. 12 Glen Street, #12

12 Glen St, Somerville, MA 02145

Open house: Saturday, 1-2:30 p.m.; Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m.

Price: $889,900

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 1,738 

The pitch: “Located between Assembly and Union Square, this new construction penthouse unit has unique features including the custom-built gas fireplace using the original restored wood beams, kitchen island with waterfall edge, and a large walk-in shower in the master suite.”

12 Glen St
Somerville, MA 02145

6. 260 Beacon Street, #204

260 Beacon St, Somerville, MA 02143

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

Price: $989,000

Size: 2-BR, 2.5-BA

Square footage: 1,473 

The pitch: “Situated along Somerville’s Beacon Bike Corridor, this unit in a new boutique mid-rise has two levels, a study, and private deck.”

260 Beacon St
Somerville, MA 02143

7. 390 Washington Street, #2

390 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143

Open House: Sunday, 11:30-1:00 p.m.

Price: $669,900

Size: 2-BR, 1-BA

Square Footage: 770 

The Pitch: “Centrally located between Harvard, Union, Inman, and Porter Squares, this unit in s triple-decker home has an open living, dining, and kitchen are with oak floors, wainscotting, and decorative fireplace.”

Note: Photos via listing brokers or brokerages, which are linked to where possible.

390 Washington St
Somerville, MA 02143

8. 9 Medford Street, #601

9 Medford St, Somerville, MA 02143

Open house: Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; Sunday, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Price: $939,000

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 1,118 

The pitch: “This residence on the Cambridge/Somerville line features concrete floors, exposed ductwork, an open-style kitchen with quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, in-unit washer and dryer, parking, the high ceilings, and large windows.”

9 Medford St
Somerville, MA 02143