Living near a train station may mean paying more in rent, but moving one MBTA stop away sometimes makes a difference. We found four rental properties within a half-mile walk to a T stop in Brookline, Back Bay, Milton, and Fenway. Check them out:
131 Sewall Ave., Brookline
2 bedrooms, 1 full bath
850 square feet
This Brookline condominium comes with new oak floors and an updated bathroom. The kitchen offers stainless-steel appliances, granite counters, and new light fixtures. All of the bedrooms are south-facing. The unit is less than a 10-minute walk to the St. Paul Street and Longwood stops on the Green Line, according to Google Maps.
390 Commonwealth Ave., Boston
2 bedrooms, 1 full bath, 1 half bath
959 square feet
This condo features hardwood floors, an in-unit laundry setup, and a private balcony with views of Back Bay. The kitchen has stainless-steel appliances, cream-colored cabinets, a pantry, and a dishwasher. The unit also comes with one garage parking space and swimming pool access. The building is a four-minute walk from the Hynes Convention Center T station, according to Google Maps.
20 Rock View Road, Milton
4 bedrooms, 3 full baths
2,867 square feet
This four-bedroom Colonial offers fence-in gardens and a four-car driveway. The foyer leads to the living room and a parlor. The home also has dining and sitting rooms and features a finished basement, hardwood floors, and a patio. The renovated kitchen boasts stainless-steel appliances, including a gas stove and a double wall oven, granite counters, and an island. The property is a 10-minute walk to grab the Mattapan Trolley at the Central Avenue stop, according to Google Maps.
70 Fenway, Boston
3 bedrooms, 1 full bath
980 square feet
A marble entrance greets visitors to this elevator building, which offers keyless entry, on-site laundry facilities, and extra basement storage. Bedrooms can be rented individually — for $1,400 per month, $1,500 per month, and $1,600 per month, respective to size — or as a whole unit for $4,500 per month. The walk to the Northeastern University and Symphony stops on the Green lines is seven minutes or less, according to Google Maps.
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