Curbed Comparisons is our map of similarly priced apartments around the region. This go-round it's 10 homes currently available for $599,000 on the nose (well, one of them just went to contract, no titanic surprise in this housing market). They run the gambit from a single-family in Charlestown with a studio apartment to rent out to a 28th-floor perch on the waterfront with a private balcony.Read More
What $599,000 Can Buy You Around Boston
2 Clarendon Street, #307
The tag gets you an 857-square-foot 1-BR, 1-BA in a converted church. Central A/C and W/D included.
Wilkes Passage, #213
The 1-BR, 1-BA unfolds over 877 square feet; and includes access to a common roof deck as well as the option for garage parking. W/D included.
85 East India Row, #28G
You get a private balcony with this 1-BR, 1.5-BA spread on the 28th floor. It totals 959 square feet.
Residences at Ritz-Carlton Boston, #808
This seems like the best value of the lot, with one bedroom and two full baths spread over 1,085 square feet and all the Ritz has to offer, including hotel services.
139 Pearl Street, #3
The price was just chopped on this 1-BR, 3-BA (2 partial) duplex spread over 1,112 square feet. Private roof-deck rights available, along with AC and W/D.
845 East 4th Street, #2
This 2-BR, 2.5-BA, 1,397-square-foot duplex was just listed. It's got a parking space available, too, for $200 a month extra.
8 Whittier Place, #17E
The price was just reduced on this 2-BR, 2-BA spread over 1,119 square feet. Warning: no interior listing photos!
36 Washington Street, #1A
This 2-BR, 2-BA spread over 1,350 square feet includes W/D; 20-foot family room ceilings; and a "balcony overlooking family room [that] is a great place to read and enjoy your coffee."
34 Cross Street
This is the sole single-family on the map, a 3-BR, 1.5-BA spread over 1,665 square feet and with a studio apartment in the basement for renting out.
735 East 3rd Street, #3
Three bedrooms. Two full baths. Just over 1,200 square feet. Private deck AND roof deck. Tons of storage. Oh wait: It just went into contract.