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Our Picks: What you can rent for about $5,000 a month in Greater Boston

Renting Allston-Brighton Boston Cambridge Downtown South Boston
156-Hampshire-Cambridge
156 Hampshire St. in Cambridge is listed for $4,800. via MLS

From a six-bedroom rental in Brighton to a three-bedroom property in South Boston with water views, there is a wide range of choices at the $5,000 price point. We found four city properties — in Cambridge, Brighton, South Boston, and Downtown Boston — to tour. Check them out:

156 Hampshire St., Cambridge
$4,800 per month
3 bedrooms, 2 full baths
1,500 square feet

156-Hampshire-Cambridge
. —via MLS
156-Hampshire-Cambridge
. —via MLS

This newly constructed rental offers three levels of living space. The kitchen and living and dining rooms have skylights. The kitchen also offers stainless-steel appliances, a pantry, and a peninsula with seating. You’ll find more skylights on the finished third level, which also boasts a wood floor. The finished basement comes with storage and houses a laundry with a granite counter, cabinetry, and a sink. Other highlights of the property include sound-proofing and a common yard and patio. Parking for one car is available for an additional $150 per month.

40 Newcastle Road, Brighton
$4,800 per month
6 bedrooms, 2 full baths
1,800 square feet

40-Newcastle-Rd-Boston
. —via MLS
40-Newcastle-Rd-Boston
. —via MLS

Six bedrooms. Yes, you read that correctly. This rental also offers a modern kitchen with granite counters, stainless-steel appliances, and room for a small table. Large windows allow in lots of natural light, and the apartment also features hardwood flooring and bathrooms with ceramic tile, laundry facilities in the basement, a high-efficiency heating system, decks, and a backyard. The rental, which comes with parking for one vehicle, is available Sept. 1.

579 East Eighth St., South Boston
$4,800 per month
3 bedrooms, 2 full baths
1,500 square feet

579-E-8th-St-Boston
. —via MLS
579-E-8th-St-Boston
. —via MLS

This apartment, located in a three-decker, features a roof deck with water views. The home was gutted and remodeled to give it a modern look. The unit offers stainless-steel appliances, hardwood floors, and central air-conditioning. The open floor plan encompasses the kitchen and living and dining areas.

453 Washington St., Downtown Crossing
$4,850 per month
2 bedrooms, 2 full baths
2,050 square feet

453-Washington-Boston
. —via MLS
453-Washington-Boston
. —via MLS

This penthouse loft features a kitchen with Caesarstone counters, hardwood flooring throughout, lighting on dimmers, and three exposures.

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