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Watertown open house tour: 8 single-family options for under $1M

There is a lot of variety in the town’s housing stock

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This weekend’s tour takes us west of Boston to Watertown. Homes in this town of about 35,000 run the whole range of styles, including Victorians, capes, colonials, and ranches.

And, what’s more, the selections on our tour are all asking under a million dollars. What’s your pick?

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1. 34 Edward Road

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34 Edward Rd
Watertown, MA 02472

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

Price: $579,000

Size: 3-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 1,474

The pitch: “Situated on a quiet one way street, this Cape has an oversized yard and fenced in backyard.”

2. 92 Brookline Street

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92 Brookline St
Watertown, MA 02472

Open house: Saturday, 12-1:30 p.m.; Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m.

Price: $689,000

Size: 4-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 2,089

The pitch: “This updated ranch features an open floor plan and a finished basement level with kitchenette and full living area.”

3. 70 Chapman Street

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70 Chapman St
Watertown, MA 02472

Open house: Saturday, 12-1:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2-3 p.m.

Price: $599,999

Size: 3-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 1,716

The pitch: “This bungalow was totally restored in 2011 with new roof, windows, electric, plumbing, gas heat, kitchen, and bathrooms.”

4. 1000 Belmont Street

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1000 Belmont St
Watertown, MA 02472

Open house: Saturday, 1:15-2:45 p.m.; Sunday, 1:15-2:45 p.m.

Price: $649,000

Size: 3-BR, 2.5-BA

Square footage: 1,428

The pitch: “This house is maintained by the same family for the last 42 years and has been lovingly maintained. Additional features include a backyard, a finished basement, and a one car garage.”

5. 85 Lexington Street

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85 Lexington St
Watertown, MA 02472

Open house: Saturday, 12-2 p.m.; Sunday, 12-2 p.m.

Price: $689,000

Size: 3-BR, 1.5-BA

Square footage: 2,268

The pitch: “This house is well kept and offers an upgraded kitchen, finished basement, and plenty of backyard space.”

6. 41 Quincy Street

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41 Quincy St
Watertown, MA 02472

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

Price: $699,000

Size: 3-BR, 1-BA, 2-Halves

Square footage: 1,883

The pitch: “This formal dining room offers lovely French doors to the back deck and is open to the kitchen and a great space for hosting gatherings.”

7. 13 Oliver Street

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13 Oliver St
Watertown, MA 02472

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

Price: $999,000

Size: 6-BR, 2.5-BA

Square footage: 3,123

The pitch: “This Queen Anne Victorian in Watertown’s Whitney Hill Neighborhood was built in 1890 features 13 rooms, 6 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and nearly all of its original detail while offering key updates.”

8. 44 Upland Road

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44 Upland Rd
Watertown, MA 02472

Open house: Saturday, 12-2 p.m.; Sunday, 12-2 p.m.

Price: $885,000

Size: 4-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 1,840

The pitch: “This recently renovated Colonial home is located in an sought after area East Watertown neighborhood. Formal dining room, living room with wood beamed ceiling and Italian marble fireplace, full bath with laundry hookup, foyer and mudroom entry rounds out the 1st floor.”

1. 34 Edward Road

34 Edward Rd, Watertown, MA 02472

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

Price: $579,000

Size: 3-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 1,474

The pitch: “Situated on a quiet one way street, this Cape has an oversized yard and fenced in backyard.”

34 Edward Rd
Watertown, MA 02472

2. 92 Brookline Street

92 Brookline St, Watertown, MA 02472

Open house: Saturday, 12-1:30 p.m.; Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m.

Price: $689,000

Size: 4-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 2,089

The pitch: “This updated ranch features an open floor plan and a finished basement level with kitchenette and full living area.”

92 Brookline St
Watertown, MA 02472

3. 70 Chapman Street

70 Chapman St, Watertown, MA 02472

Open house: Saturday, 12-1:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2-3 p.m.

Price: $599,999

Size: 3-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 1,716

The pitch: “This bungalow was totally restored in 2011 with new roof, windows, electric, plumbing, gas heat, kitchen, and bathrooms.”

70 Chapman St
Watertown, MA 02472

4. 1000 Belmont Street

1000 Belmont St, Watertown, MA 02472

Open house: Saturday, 1:15-2:45 p.m.; Sunday, 1:15-2:45 p.m.

Price: $649,000

Size: 3-BR, 2.5-BA

Square footage: 1,428

The pitch: “This house is maintained by the same family for the last 42 years and has been lovingly maintained. Additional features include a backyard, a finished basement, and a one car garage.”

1000 Belmont St
Watertown, MA 02472

5. 85 Lexington Street

85 Lexington St, Watertown, MA 02472

Open house: Saturday, 12-2 p.m.; Sunday, 12-2 p.m.

Price: $689,000

Size: 3-BR, 1.5-BA

Square footage: 2,268

The pitch: “This house is well kept and offers an upgraded kitchen, finished basement, and plenty of backyard space.”

85 Lexington St
Watertown, MA 02472

6. 41 Quincy Street

41 Quincy St, Watertown, MA 02472

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

Price: $699,000

Size: 3-BR, 1-BA, 2-Halves

Square footage: 1,883

The pitch: “This formal dining room offers lovely French doors to the back deck and is open to the kitchen and a great space for hosting gatherings.”

41 Quincy St
Watertown, MA 02472

7. 13 Oliver Street

13 Oliver St, Watertown, MA 02472

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

Price: $999,000

Size: 6-BR, 2.5-BA

Square footage: 3,123

The pitch: “This Queen Anne Victorian in Watertown’s Whitney Hill Neighborhood was built in 1890 features 13 rooms, 6 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and nearly all of its original detail while offering key updates.”

13 Oliver St
Watertown, MA 02472

8. 44 Upland Road

44 Upland Rd, Watertown, MA 02472

Open house: Saturday, 12-2 p.m.; Sunday, 12-2 p.m.

Price: $885,000

Size: 4-BR, 2-BA

Square footage: 1,840

The pitch: “This recently renovated Colonial home is located in an sought after area East Watertown neighborhood. Formal dining room, living room with wood beamed ceiling and Italian marble fireplace, full bath with laundry hookup, foyer and mudroom entry rounds out the 1st floor.”

44 Upland Rd
Watertown, MA 02472