Our picks: What you can rent for $3,000 a month in Greater Boston

Renting Boston Cambridge Charlestown Newton West Roxbury Winthrop
101 Clement Ave. in West Roxbury is listed for $2,900 per month.
101 Clement Ave. in West Roxbury is listed for $2,900 per month. via MLS

Would you prefer an apartment in Cambridge or a renovated unit in West Roxbury? How about a Charlestown apartment or a single-family in Winthrop? Maybe you are more interested in Newton?

All of these rentals are available if you are willing to pay about $3,000 per month. They vary in size, shape, style, and location, but are all within Greater Boston. We ranked these five rentals from highest price per square foot to lowest. Check them out:

50 Follen St., No. 202, Cambridge
$3,000 per month
1 bedroom, 1 bath
770 square feet
$3.90 per square foot

. —via MLS
. —via MLS

Recently renovated, this apartment offers a kitchen with stainless-steel appliances and a dining nook with views of Cambridge Common. You’ll also find hardwood floors, lots of natural light, and plenty of closet space. Heat and hot water are included in the rent.

16 Devens St., No. 1, Charlestown
$3,100 per month
2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths
1,150 square feet
$2.70 per square foot

. —via MLS
. —via MLS

Set in the neighborhood’s Gas Light District, this unit has been fully renovated, offering stainless-steel appliances and white cabinetry. Along with the exposed brick, the unit also ups its charm with stained-glass windows, which stream in natural light. Other amenities include views of Bunker Hill and Boston from the roof deck and an in-unit washer and dryer.

551 Pleasant St., Winthrop 
$3,000 per month
3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths
1,463 square feet
$2.05 per square foot

. —via MLS
. —via MLS

Located near the water in Winthrop, this single-family home has views of the marina from the finished third level. In the white-clad kitchen, you’ll find a tile backsplash, stainless-steel appliances, and windows over the sink that stream in natural light. Other home highlights: hardwood floors, tiled baths, and a ceiling fan. The home sits on a roughly 0.07-acre lot.

101 Clement Ave., No. 1, West Roxbury
$2,900 per month
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,596 square feet of living space
$1.82 per square foot

. —via MLS
. —via MLS

Located in a multi-family, this eight-room unit has been completely renovated. It offers one-floor living, along with a new lower level for family and friends that includes a private entrance. The kitchen offers stainless-steel appliances, granite countertops, and white cabinetry. You’ll also find a wine fridge, crown molding, garage parking, and new windows. The unit, which was a Globe Home of the Week last month, may be rented furnished.

30 Silver Lake Ave., Newton
$2,900 per month
3 bedrooms, 2 baths
2,070 square feet
$1.40 per square foot

. —via MLS
. —via MLS

This single-family in Newton’s Nonantum neighborhood offers hardwood floors, an eat-in kitchen with stainless-steel appliances, including a dishwasher, and gas cooking, as well as a large finished basement with a separate laundry room. It is also pet-friendly, and there is a large fenced-in yard. The landlord is responsible for lawn maintenance, the tenant for snow removal.

Subscribe to our free real estate newsletter — our weekly digest on buying, selling, and design — at